Review: could Pristiq cause Stevens johnson syndrome (Erythema multiforme)?
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 13,767 people who have side effects while taking Pristiq from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 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 15,603 Pristiq 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 convulsion, high blood pressure, epilepsy, ill-defined disorder, fever. (latest reports from 27,934 Stevens johnson syndrome patients)
On Mar, 11, 2015: 13,761 people reported to have side effects when taking Pristiq. Among them, 9 people (0.07%) have Stevens-johnson Syndrome.
Time on Pristiq when people have Stevens-johnson syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Stevens-johnson syndrome||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Stevens-johnson syndrome when taking Pristiq * :
|Stevens-johnson syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||66.67%||22.22%||11.11% |
Severity of Stevens-johnson syndrome when taking Pristiq ** :
How people recovered from Stevens-johnson syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (5 people, 55.56%)
- Sleep apnoea syndrome (1 people, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Rulide (6 people, 66.67%)
- Xanax (3 people, 33.33%)
- Atenolol (1 people, 11.11%)
- Lorazepam (1 people, 11.11%)
- Prilosec (1 people, 11.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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