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Review: could Pristiq cause Stevens johnson syndrome?

We study 13,713 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 15,529 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 135,476 patients) has been reported by people with convulsion, high blood pressure, epilepsy, ill-defined disorder, bipolar disorder.

On Jul, 21, 2014: 13,711 people reported to have side effects when taking Pristiq. Among them, 9 people (0.07%) have Stevens Johnson Syndrome. They amount to 0.01% of all the 135,474 people who have Stevens Johnson Syndrome on eHealthMe.

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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    angiepanjie on Jun, 4, 2014:

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