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    Condition: Depression
    1/23/2017 9:12:23 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I have had treatment resistant depression for many years when DNA tests showed that Pristiq was to be one of the very few effective drugs for me. I won't say it has been a Godsend, but it has been effective along with a small dose of Abilify. I take 50mg and it is said that more than 50mg is generally not helpful so I have not asked to increase the dose. I've had no unpleasant side effe ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Depression
    1/17/2017 3:12:48 PM

    Reviewer: Jessthebest , 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Anyone who appreciates their physical health as much as their mental health I'm warning/begging you not to take Pristiq. It's intolerable in every way. I've been on it 4 weeks and 2 days. NO POSITIVE BENEFITS! However I have experienced the following from Pristiq: severe nausea, vomiting, nightmares, night sweats, headaches and migraines, brain zaps, loss of concentration , blurred vis ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Depression
    10/21/2016 2:15:43 PM

    Reviewer: Kay, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    This drug worked very well for me, however, I was told it was not addictive. I found that to be untrue when I ran out over the weekend. I was never so sick in my entire life and that was only one day without. Now I have to find out how to get off this drug.

    Condition: Depression
    9/21/2016 10:06:11 PM

    Reviewer: amitchell, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    After taking prozac for many years it seemed like it lost its effectiveness. I started taking pristiq and my mind seems to be fine, the only thing ive noticed is that my entire body has been so tender to even touch. My clothes even make it hurt. Just wondering if anyone else has had this happen?

    Condition: Depression
    6/22/2016 9:27:15 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was prescribed this medication to supplement my other anti-depressants. Couldn't really notice a difference, but trusted it was taking its time to work. After a while I told my doctor I wanted to come off of it, as I had seen little to no improvement, and it also messed with my libido. Immediately after stopping this medication I experienced very severe and frightening withdrawal symptoms ... Show Full Comment

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