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Review: could Pristiq cause Hypertension (High blood pressure)?

Summary: Hypertension is found among people who take Pristiq, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression.

We study 13,761 people who have side effects while taking Pristiq from FDA and social media. Among them, 628 have Hypertension. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypertension and more.

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Pristiq

Pristiq has active ingredients of desvenlafaxine succinate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 15,596 Pristiq users)

Hypertension

Hypertension (high blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain. (latest reports from 351,867 Hypertension patients)

On Mar, 3, 2015: 13,761 people reported to have side effects when taking Pristiq. Among them, 628 people (4.56%) have Hypertension.

Trend of Hypertension in Pristiq reports

Time on Pristiq when people have Hypertension * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hypertension46.41%35.44%8.02%6.33%3.80%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Pristiq * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hypertension0.00%0.00%0.50%6.44%7.26%21.95%32.67%31.19%

Severity of Hypertension when taking Pristiq ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hypertension12.50%50.00%31.25%6.25%

How people recovered from Hypertension ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hypertension0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (521 people, 82.96%)
  2. Anxiety (139 people, 22.13%)
  3. Hypertension (102 people, 16.24%)
  4. Major depression (68 people, 10.83%)
  5. Sleep disorder (41 people, 6.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xanax (82 people, 13.06%)
  2. Lisinopril (82 people, 13.06%)
  3. Lipitor (50 people, 7.96%)
  4. Ambien (48 people, 7.64%)
  5. Seroquel (40 people, 6.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (5 years ago):

  • D Ayers on Apr, 16, 2010:

    The headache began within hours of taking the Bactrim. Not sure if the interaction of the Pristiq and Bactrim are related but four days were spent in the hospital with no specific diagnosis. General practitioner referred patient to neurologist.

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