Review: could Pristiq cause Partial Seizures?


Summary

Partial seizures is reported only by a few people who take Pristiq. We study 17,256 people who have side effects while taking Pristiq from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Partial seizures. Find out below who they are, when they have Partial seizures and more.

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Pristiq

Pristiq has active ingredients of desvenlafaxine succinate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Pristiq 18,666 users)

Partial Seizures

Partial seizures (seizures which affect only a part of the brain at onset) has been reported by people with seizures, drowsiness, fever, rashes, drug ineffective (latest reports from 5,253 Partial seizures patients).

On Sep, 29, 2016

17,256 people reported to have side effects when taking Pristiq.
Among them, 4 people (0.02%) have Partial Seizures


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pristiq cause Partial seizures?

Time on Pristiq when people have Partial Seizures *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Partial Seizures when taking Pristiq *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Partial Seizures when taking Pristiq *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 25 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 25 %
  • 50-59: 50 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Partial Seizures when taking Pristiq **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Partial Seizures **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (3 people, 75.00%)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Partial Seizures (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Hypertension (1 person, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vimpat (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Percocet (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Lisinopril (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Flexeril (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Carbamazepine (1 person, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Tremor (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Speech Disorder (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Road Traffic Accident (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Joint Injury (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Injury (1 person, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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