Review: could Pristiq cause Blood in stool?
We study 13,713 people who have side effects while taking Pristiq from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Blood in stool. Find out below who they are, when they have Blood in stool and more.
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Pristiq (latest outcomes from 15,529 users) has active ingredients of desvenlafaxine succinate. It is often used in depression.
Blood in stool
Blood in stool (latest reports from 11,491 patients) has been reported by people with irritable bowel syndrome, ill-defined disorder, depression, weight loss, high blood cholesterol.
On Jul, 15, 2014: 13,711 people reported to have side effects when taking Pristiq. Among them, 2 people (0.01%) have Blood In Stool. They amount to 0.02% of all the 11,487 people who have Blood In Stool on eHealthMe.
Time on Pristiq when people have Blood in stool * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Blood in stool||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Blood in stool when taking Pristiq * :
|Blood in stool||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Blood in stool when taking Pristiq ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Blood in stool||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Blood in stool ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Mood stabilizer (1 people, 50.00%)
- Depression - chronic (1 people, 50.00%)
- Elevated mood (1 people, 50.00%)
- Hormone replacement therapy (1 people, 50.00%)
- Anxiety (1 people, 50.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Geodon (1 people, 50.00%)
- Vivelle (1 people, 50.00%)
- Vistaril (1 people, 50.00%)
- Xanax (1 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (3 weeks ago):
Have had no problems with the other meds until I started the lyrica, didn't take it last night, have only been taking it less than 3 weeks, been lethargic , disorganised, sleepy, gained 6 lbs, shuddering , constipated more so than usual, then blood in stole late last night , so stopped taking it to see if that stops the side effects, not helping with the nerve pain anyway that I can tell. So not worth this feeling, except I usually sleep a little better than I normally do.
From this study (4 weeks ago):
Never had anything like this before taking Pristiq. It worked great for depression but after 9 months I started get more and more muscle pains and ticks in my neck. I have since quit using Pristiq, but still suffer from dystonia symptoms.
angiepanjie on Jun, 4, 2014:
I started taking Pristiq in 2010 - 6 months later was diagnosed with dystonia. It started out as strange sensations in my head and neck, then just my neck and shoulder pulled to the left. 3 and a half years later I am learning to live with dystonia as the symptoms have gotten worse. It is a strange coincidence these symptoms came after starting this drug, however my neurologist will not say if it was the drug or not. Regardless I have it, there is no cure, and the best thing I can do is be positive, do what I can and practice gratitude for the things I can do (took a LONG time to get to that point though, spent a long time being pretty mad!). Good luck, and bless ya'all.
From this study (1 month ago):
Have used all other meds for over 6 months. Pravastatin used for one month, then breast pain started.
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