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 13,711 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 15,524 users) has active ingredients of desvenlafaxine succinate. It is often used in depression.
On Jul, 12, 2014: 13,711 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||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Hair Loss In Women||Drug Ineffective |
|Dizziness||Dizziness||Headache||Anxiety||Withdrawal Syndrome||Ovarian Cyst||Ptsd||Headache |
|Insomnia||Headache||Nausea||Feeling Abnormal||Crying||Fatigue - Chronic||Taste Disturbance||Dizziness |
|Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Drug Ineffective||Insomnia||Nausea||Feeling Abnormal||Crying||Restlessness||Insomnia |
|Anxiety||Insomnia||Anxiety||Depression||Headache||Nightmare||Elevated Liver Enzymes||Anxiety |
|Feeling Abnormal||Feeling Abnormal||Paraesthesia||Headache||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Tinnitus||Fatigue||Fatigue |
|Fatigue||Anxiety||Hyperhidrosis||Drug Ineffective||Malaise||Hives||Vomiting||Depression |
|Drug Ineffective||Depression||Irritability||Pain||Fatigue||Sleepy||Nail Growth Abnormal||Feeling Abnormal |
|Diarrhoea||Condition Aggravated||Fatigue||Fatigue||Pain||Suicidal Ideation||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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From this study (4 weeks ago):
Never had anything like this before taking Pristiq. It worked great for depression but after 9 months I started get more and more muscle pains and ticks in my neck. I have since quit using Pristiq, but still suffer from dystonia symptoms.
angiepanjie on Jun, 4, 2014:
I started taking Pristiq in 2010 - 6 months later was diagnosed with dystonia. It started out as strange sensations in my head and neck, then just my neck and shoulder pulled to the left. 3 and a half years later I am learning to live with dystonia as the symptoms have gotten worse. It is a strange coincidence these symptoms came after starting this drug, however my neurologist will not say if it was the drug or not. Regardless I have it, there is no cure, and the best thing I can do is be positive, do what I can and practice gratitude for the things I can do (took a LONG time to get to that point though, spent a long time being pretty mad!). Good luck, and bless ya'all.
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Have used all other meds for over 6 months. Pravastatin used for one month, then breast pain started.
From this study (2 months ago):
possible vaginal irritation and/or infection. Questionable of possibility of blisters inside folds vaginal tissue. (Not internal vaginal, just inside the folds of skin.)
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