Review: Pristiq side effects
In this review, we analyze Pristiq side effects by the time on the drug, and age (0-60+) of the people who have side effects while taking Pristiq. The review is based on 13,719 people who have side effects while taking Pristiq from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What is Pristiq
Pristiq (latest outcomes from 15,537 users) has active ingredients of desvenlafaxine succinate. It is often used in depression.
On Aug, 13, 2014: 13,719 people who reported to have side effects when taking Pristiq are studied
Most common side effects over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified |
|Nausea||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Nausea||Fatigue||Anorgasmia||Nausea |
|Headache||Nausea||Dizziness||Dizziness||Dizziness||Depression||Hair Loss In Women||Drug Ineffective |
|Dizziness||Dizziness||Headache||Anxiety||Withdrawal Syndrome||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Ptsd||Headache |
|Insomnia||Headache||Nausea||Feeling Abnormal||Crying||Ovarian Cyst||Taste Disturbance||Dizziness |
|Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Drug Ineffective||Insomnia||Nausea||Feeling Abnormal||Tinnitus||Restlessness||Insomnia |
|Anxiety||Insomnia||Anxiety||Depression||Headache||Fatigue - Chronic||Elevated Liver Enzymes||Anxiety |
|Feeling Abnormal||Feeling Abnormal||Paraesthesia||Headache||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Crying||Fatigue||Fatigue |
|Fatigue||Anxiety||Hyperhidrosis||Drug Ineffective||Fatigue||Anger||Vomiting||Depression |
|Drug Ineffective||Depression||Irritability||Fatigue||Malaise||Hives||Nail Growth Abnormal||Feeling Abnormal |
|Diarrhoea||Condition Aggravated||Fatigue||Pain||Pain||Nightmare||Blood Urine||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome |
Most common side effects by age * :
|Schizoid Personality Disorder||Blood Test Abnormal||Suicidal Ideation||Nausea||Nausea||Nausea||Nausea||Nausea |
|Somnambulism||Accidental Overdose||Tremor||Headache||Dizziness||Headache||Headache||Drug Ineffective |
|Psychomotor Hyperactivity||Heart Rate Decreased||Headache||Dizziness||Headache||Dizziness||Drug Ineffective||Fatigue |
|Obsessive-compulsive Disorder||Accidental Drug Intake By Child||Insomnia||Anxiety||Anxiety||Insomnia||Insomnia||Insomnia |
|Learning Disability||Platelet Count Increased||Nausea||Fatigue||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Anxiety||Dizziness||Dizziness |
|Suicidal Ideation||Sinus Tachycardia||Suicide Attempt||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Depression||Drug Ineffective||Anxiety||Condition Aggravated |
|Tic||Electrocardiogram T Wave Abnormal||Depression||Depression||Insomnia||Fatigue||Fatigue||Headache |
|Visual Impairment||Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased||Feeling Abnormal||Feeling Abnormal||Drug Ineffective||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Depression||Anxiety |
|Urinary Incontinence||Heart Rate Increased||Vomiting||Insomnia||Fatigue||Feeling Abnormal||Feeling Abnormal||Depression |
|Tourette's Disorder||Dizziness||Condition Aggravated||Feeling Abnormal||Depression||Hyperhidrosis||Feeling Abnormal |
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Breen123 (3 years ago):
I just stated it 4 days ago,but I have heard 2 to 3 weeks.
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Francesca (4 years ago):
I have been on pristiq for two weeks 50mg. I don't feel any change or improvement. Can someone
advise me as to how long does it take to actually
notice an improvement? Previously i was on paxil
20mg. which made me feel like a detached person
could not stand that feeling.
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Kevin Haren (4 years ago):
Does Pristiq have a false positive urinalysis effect for methadone.
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I had a small amount of the hyperpigmentation between the nose and mouth (mustache area) before starting any of the drugs listed above, however, I was on Methadone at the time. That was about 3 years ago. Over the last 2 years it has spread to my cheeks & chin as well. Basically I have darkened skin in the areas of the face that a beard would cover, which causes me to look like I have a beard and mustache.
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Can get erection but nit hard and loss it during intercourse no feeling of anything
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Hi Gamma Gt, Hi Cholesterol, elevated iron levels
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On eHealthMe, Pristiq (desvenlafaxine succinate) is often used for depression. Find out below the conditions Pristiq is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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