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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 13,737 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 15,552 users) has active ingredients of desvenlafaxine succinate. It is often used in depression.
On Oct, 13, 2014: 13,737 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||Ovarian Cyst||Hair Loss In Women||Drug Ineffective |
|Dizziness||Dizziness||Headache||Anxiety||Withdrawal Syndrome||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Ptsd||Headache |
|Insomnia||Headache||Nausea||Nausea||Crying||Depression||Taste Disturbance||Dizziness |
|Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Drug Ineffective||Insomnia||Feeling Abnormal||Feeling Abnormal||Tinnitus||Restlessness||Insomnia |
|Anxiety||Insomnia||Anxiety||Depression||Headache||Sleepy||Elevated Liver Enzymes||Anxiety |
|Feeling Abnormal||Feeling Abnormal||Paraesthesia||Headache||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Ligament Injury||Fatigue||Fatigue |
|Fatigue||Anxiety||Hyperhidrosis||Drug Ineffective||Malaise||Thrombocytopenic Purpura||Vomiting||Depression |
|Drug Ineffective||Depression||Irritability||Fatigue||Fatigue||Crying||Nail Growth Abnormal||Feeling Abnormal |
|Diarrhoea||Condition Aggravated||Fatigue||Pain||Pain||Breast Pain||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||Insomnia||Fatigue |
|Obsessive-compulsive Disorder||Accidental Drug Intake By Child||Insomnia||Anxiety||Anxiety||Insomnia||Drug Ineffective||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||Condition Aggravated||Fatigue||Feeling Abnormal||Feeling Abnormal||Depression |
|Tourette's Disorder||Dizziness||Insomnia||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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From this study (1 week ago):
Concerned could have Serotonin Syndrome....not sure how long body takes to adjust to change in meds. From 100mcg.Synthroid to 75mcg then 5mcg
Cytomel added...have been on Pristiq (100mg for 5 years with one adjustment and little to no adverse side effects)...been on Synthroid for 44 years. Could the Cytomel be adversely interacting with the Pristiq??? Symptoms remind me of issues I have had with my Hashitoxicosis...please advise.
From this study (1 month ago):
Could be coincidence, since I have been on this list I have required surgery to repair the Scapho-lunate ligament in my wrist and now I have a hernia on my right side. Are any of these meds contributors?
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