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

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Condition: Depression
9/27/2008 7:05:29 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
in four weeks I went from being unable to sleep and extream depression, even crying . I could not even be around my grand chrildren. It is wonderful. It also has, much to my suprise and excitement, it has no sexual side effects for me..I was on Cymbalta 3 years ago for pain management from back surgery and I was difficult to have an errection and impossible to have climax.

Condition: Depression
9/27/2008 7:32:11 AM

Reviewer: 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:

Condition: Depression
9/25/2008 11:37:52 AM

Reviewer: Tessa, 25-34 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 only been on this medicine for three days but noticed a change in how I felt after only two hours. I asked to change meds because the Cymbalta I was on made me want to sleep all the time. After over a month you would expect that to wear off some but, NO!!! I almost fell asleep behind the wheel twice, decided it was time for a change. The doctor prescribed Pristiq. After two hours on it ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
9/24/2008 12:07:59 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
i suffer from ocd and deprssion was taking cymbalta it helped a little bit my dr put me on pristiq with in 2 days i have felt a differance i have more energy and fill like i can function alot better i have how ever had some scarry side affects i have had shortness of breath irregular heart beat and sometimes my heart races has anyone else had tiese side affects?

Condition: Depression
9/24/2008 8:24:04 AM

Reviewer: Former Gerbil, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
3 weeks with Pristiq. Wonderful results. No side effects. Life-changing. This is the best antidepressant I've found.

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