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

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Condition: Depression
3/30/2014 5:19:59 PM

Reviewer: 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Never give this to a teenager. My daughter was prescribed this after a severe reaction sertraline. Genotyping revealed she should never have been given it in the first place. She was only on Prestiq for 3 months and has ceased after a tapering off period. Currently she is experiencing severe night sweats and some dizzyness.

Condition: Depression
3/25/2014 1:14:14 PM

Reviewer: TT888, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
In my experience, no antidepressant is perfect. They all come with side effects. It just depends if you are willing to deal with them to have the benefits of the pill to get through a hard time. Pristiq makes me have night sweats...and I mean sopping wet. It also makes me drowsy. Even if I get 12 hrs of sleep I feel sleepy. Also, it does give me that dry mouth feeling which is annoying. It feels l ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
3/22/2014 4:07:42 PM

Reviewer: Janie, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I gained 10 pounds and want to know how long it will take to reduce it by not taking Pristiq?

Condition: Depression
3/19/2014 1:22:53 AM

Reviewer: nats08, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
It made me stop crying all time but side effects was that I was angry beyond words and hated everyone

Condition: Depression
3/14/2014 5:23:38 AM

Reviewer: Perfect Time, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Insomia

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