Pristiq side effects - from FDA reports


Summary

In this review, we analyze Pristiq side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Pristiq. The review is based on 15,653 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Pristiq

Pristiq has active ingredients of desvenlafaxine succinate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Pristiq 18,834 users)

On Jan, 20, 2018

15,653 people who take Pristiq are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Pristiq side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • nausea
  • tremor
  • vomiting
  • insomnia
  • headache
  • vision blurred
  • somnolence
  • drug ineffective
  • palpitations
  • convulsion
1 - 6 months:
  • nausea
  • alopecia
  • convulsion
  • vomiting
  • headache
  • somnolence
  • tremor
  • dizziness
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • weight decreased
6 - 12 months:
  • paraesthesia
  • hyperhidrosis
  • weight increased
  • insomnia
  • nausea
  • vertigo
  • agitation
  • dizziness
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • withdrawal syndrome
1 - 2 years:
  • dizziness
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • nausea
  • pain
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • drug ineffective
  • paraesthesia
  • weight increased
  • withdrawal syndrome
  • abnormal dreams
2 - 5 years:
  • withdrawal syndrome
  • dizziness
  • feeling abnormal
  • nausea
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • weight decreased
  • headache
  • pain
  • amnesia
  • fatigue
5 - 10 years:
  • urticaria
  • grand mal convulsion
  • mood swings
  • musculoskeletal disorder
  • nausea
  • nervousness
  • suicidal ideation
  • thinking abnormal
  • tinnitus
  • varicella
not specified:
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • weight increased
  • somnolence
  • vomiting
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • tremor

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • somnolence
  • tremor
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
male:
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • suicidal ideation
  • dizziness
  • insomnia
  • headache
  • tremor
  • somnolence
  • completed suicide
  • fatigue

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • abnormal behaviour
  • visual impairment
  • vomiting
  • accidental drug intake by child
  • cardiac murmur
  • convulsion
  • premature baby
  • pyrexia
  • respiratory distress
  • tic
2-9:
  • accidental drug intake by child
  • heart rate increased
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • strabismus
10-19:
  • suicidal ideation
  • pancreatitis acute
  • vomiting
  • completed suicide
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • suicide attempt
  • asphyxia
  • cholecystitis
  • drug screen false positive
20-29:
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • drug screen positive
  • rash
  • convulsion
  • insomnia
  • somnolence
  • suicidal ideation
30-39:
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • tremor
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
  • weight increased
  • insomnia
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • paraesthesia
40-49:
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • somnolence
  • weight increased
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • vision blurred
  • tremor
50-59:
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • weight increased
  • somnolence
  • vomiting
  • tremor
  • dizziness
  • weight decreased
60+:
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
  • somnolence
  • insomnia
  • tremor
  • fatigue
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
  • weight increased
  • dizziness

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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