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Review: could Pristiq cause Partial seizures?

Summary: Partial seizures could be caused by Pristiq, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, and have Depression.

We study 13,685 people who have side effects while taking Pristiq from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Partial seizures and more.

On Apr, 7, 2014: 13,597 people reported to have side effects when taking Pristiq. Among them, 1 people (0.01%) has Partial Seizures. They amount to 0.01% of all the 9,029 people who have Partial Seizures on eHealthMe.

Trend of Partial seizures in Pristiq reports

Time on Pristiq when people have Partial seizures * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Partial seizures100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Partial seizures0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Partial seizures when taking Pristiq ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Partial seizures0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Partial seizures ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Partial seizures0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (1 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

n/a

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Only ceased Pristiq 3 days ago. Hoping seizures will cease.

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