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

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Condition: Depression
10/14/2008 2:21:02 PM

Reviewer: Jo Jo, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on antidepressants for 15 years. I have been taking Pristiq 50 mg for 1 week after taking Cymbalta 30 mg for 10 months. I am having major effects for past 2 days-head & eyelids feel heavy, hard to breath, a sense of being overwhelmed, sobbing. Has anyone else felt this? I do not know at this point to suggest this medicine or not. I certainly hope it will work and the effects I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
10/14/2008 9:51:10 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been reading the postings. i'm taking 50mg. is anyone else taking this dose? I was on celexa before, only been taking this drug for 5 days. I have noticed the waking up at 3am thing though. but so far so good. no other crazy side effects.

Condition: Depression
10/12/2008 9:42:21 AM

Reviewer: lora5020, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had been on Zoloft for about 15 yrs and it eventually lost it's effectiveness. My MD switched me to Pristiq and the difference has been amazing!! I have a great deal of energy, feel positive and happy about life again and in general feel "back to normal". I have been on it for approx 3.5 weeks. The only side effect I am experiencing is the insomnia. I have difficulty falling asleep ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
10/12/2008 12:27:41 AM

Reviewer: rosie, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on and off different depression meds for years. Typically I quite taking them due to the weight gain associated with them. Pristiq! is the first antidepreseent I have found that not only makes me feel better, it also has actually decreased my appetite. I am actually trying to avoid my doctor because I am loosing weight so quickly, I don't want him to take me off it. The only bad ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
10/10/2008 11:25:08 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This is the first drug that I have taken to help with my depression and I love it. I noticed a change within the first week. I don't feel like crying all the time any more, I am excited to go out and do things and the change has been very noticable to not just me but with my family as well. The only side effect that I experienced was waking up every morning the first two weeks at 3am and not b ... Show Full Comment

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