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Review: could Pristiq cause Stevens johnson syndrome (Erythema multiforme)?

We study 13,725 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

Pristiq (latest outcomes from 15,552 users) has active ingredients of desvenlafaxine succinate. It is often used in depression.

Stevens johnson syndrome

Stevens johnson syndrome (an immune-complex-mediated hypersensitivity disorder. it ranges from mild skin and mucous membrane lesions to a severe) (latest reports from 135,947 patients) has been reported by people with convulsion, high blood pressure, epilepsy, ill-defined disorder, bipolar disorder.

On Sep, 22, 2014: 13,725 people reported to have side effects when taking Pristiq. Among them, 9 people (0.07%) have Stevens-johnson Syndrome.

Trend of Stevens-johnson syndrome in Pristiq reports

Time on Pristiq when people have Stevens-johnson syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Stevens-johnson syndrome0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Stevens-johnson syndrome when taking Pristiq * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Stevens-johnson syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%66.67%22.22%11.11%

Severity of Stevens-johnson syndrome when taking Pristiq ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Stevens-johnson syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (5 people, 55.56%)
  2. Sleep apnoea syndrome (1 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Rulide (6 people, 66.67%)
  2. Xanax (3 people, 33.33%)
  3. Atenolol (1 people, 11.11%)
  4. Lorazepam (1 people, 11.11%)
  5. Prilosec (1 people, 11.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • I get diarrhoea only at night time. I take Endep only at night... and Lyrica 150mg at night (75mg in the morning)... and the Pristiq in the morning.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I have Raynaud's syndrome, but even while in the office, my arms feel like they are immersed in ice water; my right leg will periodically "buckle" and wobble at the knee while I'm standing at a kitchen counter getting my food ready; my alarm goes off at 6:30, and about 2 days during the week, I hit the snooze button the max # of times and am late for work

    Reply

    Sara on Aug, 19, 2014:

    I have sydenhams, dystonia and raynards. I have all from rhuematic fever, once you get one autoimmune disease my specialist says its not unusual to get others... the only thing that helps is living in Spain and in the winter gloves and socks!

    Reply

  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • I have to add the elbow pain started after using a heavy reciprocating saw.
    The leg pain started after running a 10K. Went to ortho dr. Had physical therapy for hip flexor. now have pretty severe hip and leg pain but running
    again. ...but freaking out after reading about pristiq and joint pain. I went on and off the pristiq.
    Stopped it about a week ago. Didn't help....single, long travel for job, son who is schizophrenic,
    Financially recovering from a 2 year unemployment period. Fix all that and I wouldn't be depressed!

    Reply

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