Review: could Pristiq cause Stevens Johnson Syndrome?


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 17,258 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 has active ingredients of desvenlafaxine succinate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Pristiq 18,671 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 high blood pressure, convulsion, epilepsy, bipolar disorder, fever (latest reports from 34,800 Stevens johnson syndrome patients).

On Oct, 21, 2016

17,258 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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