A study for a 26 year old woman who takes Pristiq - from FDA reports


670 females aged 26 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 26 year old female patient who has Depression. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.



On Apr, 15, 2018

670 females aged 26 (±5) who take Pristiq are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Pristiq for a 26-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 26
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Depression
  • Drugs taken:
    • Pristiq (desvenlafaxine succinate)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Itching: 4 (0.6% of females aged 26 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Cough: 1 (0.15% of females aged 26 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Frustration(a form of poorly expressed anger): 1 (0.15% of females aged 26 (±5) who take the drug)

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Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Headache (pain in head)
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  • Feeling abnormal
  • Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  • Drug ineffective
  • Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
1 - 6 months:
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Dizziness
  • Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  • Headache (pain in head)
  • Feeling abnormal
  • Abdominal pain upper
  • Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  • Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance)
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
6 - 12 months:
  • Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  • Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  • Crying
  • Headache (pain in head)
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Pain
  • Feeling of body temperature change
1 - 2 years:
  • Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Feeling abnormal
  • Gallbladder injury
  • Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  • Alcohol interaction
  • Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  • Impaired driving ability
  • Drug ineffective
2 - 5 years:
  • Dizziness
  • Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance)
  • Crying
  • Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)
  • Muscle spasms (muscle contraction)
  • Chest pain
  • Feeling abnormal
  • Activities of daily living impaired
5 - 10 years:
  • Irritability
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Abnormal behavior
  • Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)
  • Nightmares (unpleasant dreams)
10+ years:
n/a
not specified:
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Dizziness
  • Headache (pain in head)
  • Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  • Pain
  • Feeling abnormal
  • Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  • Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Drug ineffective

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control : 59 people, 8.81%
  • Migraine (headache): 18 people, 2.69%
  • Headache (pain in head): 17 people, 2.54%
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder : 17 people, 2.54%
  • Pain : 15 people, 2.24%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Yaz (36 people, 5.37%)
  • Yasmin (32 people, 4.78%)
  • Xanax (32 people, 4.78%)
  • Klonopin (27 people, 4.03%)
  • Ambien (27 people, 4.03%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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