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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Pristiq oral.

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Condition: Depression
7/26/2008 12:27:03 AM

Reviewer: kathy60158, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was put on this medicine after 8 years on Effexor XR. After taking this for two weeks I noticed that my depression is getting worse. I have started back crying and beginning to think of sucide again. I plan to talk to my doctor as soon as possible and get another medicine since it appears this one is not helping at all.

Condition: Depression
7/20/2008 8:43:51 PM

Reviewer: suzanne3, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was on 100 mg. for 1 month and did not feel much emotion & couldn't get out of bed Down to 50mg. for 6 days and so emotional about everything. Cry, which I haven't been able to do when on 100 mg. Is this normal?

Condition: Depression
7/18/2008 4:59:45 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
only on it for 2 1/2 weeks so far.

Condition: Depression
7/16/2008 7:39:43 PM

Reviewer: Kim, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After 5 days, had severe reaction. Difficulty breathing, hands and feet flushed, so with Dr's advice, I stopped taking it. Now I am wondering , how long will I have these side effects?

Condition: Depression
7/14/2008 6:45:04 PM

Reviewer: Janet, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on Effexor XR for about 2 yrs. I was at a dosage where I had to pay for 2 prescriptions - one 150mg dose and one 37.5 mg dose. The cost became too much to bear and when I asked about a way to avoid paying for 2 prescriptions my dr. switched me to Pristiq. I am on day 6 of the medication. I haven't noticed any difference in the treatment of depression seems to work just as well ... Show Full Comment

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