Review: could Pristiq cause Stevens Johnson Syndrome?


Summary

Stevens johnson syndrome is found among people who take Pristiq, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Rulide, and have Depression . We study 17,254 people who have side effects while taking Pristiq from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Stevens johnson syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Stevens johnson syndrome 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)

Stevens Johnson Syndrome

Stevens johnson syndrome (an immune-complex-mediated hypersensitivity disorder. it ranges from mild skin and mucous membrane lesions to a severe) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, erythema multiforme, fever, rashes, haemorrhage intracranial (latest reports from 34,325 Stevens johnson syndrome patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

17,254 people reported to have side effects when taking Pristiq.
Among them, 10 people (0.06%) have Stevens Johnson Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pristiq cause Stevens johnson syndrome?

Time on Pristiq when people have Stevens Johnson Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 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 Stevens Johnson Syndrome when taking Pristiq *:

  • female: 77.78 %
  • male: 22.22 %

Age of people who have Stevens Johnson Syndrome when taking Pristiq *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 42.86 %
  • 50-59: 28.57 %
  • 60+: 28.57 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (1 person, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Rulide (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Xanax (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Lamictal (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Diovan (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Aspirin (1 person, 10.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Death (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Rash Erythematous (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Rash (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Haemorrhage (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Blood Urine Present (2 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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