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

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1346 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Depression
9/7/2014 7:12:24 PM

Reviewer: Bizarre, Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I also use this for nerve pain. Best I have felt in yrs.

Condition: Depression
8/17/2014 6:59:18 PM

Reviewer: Root Beer Girl, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This drug has been very helpful to me. I started having extreme anxiety after taking latuda. I was then put on a SSRI, it didn't work. for two years I dealt with depression, severe anxiety, and killer side effects from the SSRI.(They are poison. avoid them) in 2014 I finally said "ENOUGH!" I was scared to try a different drug but life was so terrible I was willing to do anything to g ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
8/16/2014 11:22:19 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Severe reaction after 3 weeks. Rapid heartbeat...

Condition: Depression
8/14/2014 9:50:01 PM

Reviewer: colleen, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This med has been a helpful tool in my battle with depression and anxiety

Condition: Depression
8/14/2014 1:28:10 PM

Reviewer: gem-joy54, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
When I first started Pristiq I had a hard time sleeping. It felt like I was awake with just my eyes closed. After a few days that went away. Had some night sweats as well. I stuck with it because I was feeling better. I was on Prozac for many years but it seem to quit working, I asked my Dr. if I had built up an immunity to Prozac, she said you don't build up an immunity on that kind of drug, ... Show Full Comment

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