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

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Condition: Depression
10/5/2009 10:57:37 AM

Reviewer: cmw, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been taking the Pristiq for 1 week and noticed an immediate change. I feel good, although at times the headaches are unbearable. Slightly jittery, and trouble sleeping ( up every 2 hours). I will stick it out until I see my doctor in four weeks, unless side effects worsen.

Condition: Depression
10/3/2009 6:36:31 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
while on this drug . bp went up . blood sugar went threw the room so did my chlorestral . off drug for a week feel much better . im having the doc redo blood work in a few months

Condition: Depression
10/2/2009 6:08:36 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have only been on Pristiq about 2 months and as far as my depression it has worked but the side effects have been horrible. My blood pressure has increased and I have had dizzy spells. They have been so bad that my doctor has put me on medication for the vertigo and is considering blood pressure medicine. I have had pounding headaches that won't go away no matter what I take. My opinion i ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
10/2/2009 5:18:14 PM

Reviewer: pristiq 50mg, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Works well to quell depression and uplift mood. Extreme withdrawal problems when attempting to come off of it - severe headaches, dizziness, after 2 weeks of switching to e/o day. Now am trying to taper again taking 5 a week for three weeks, then going to e/o day for a month, then every 3 days for another month. The withdrawl from this drug has been more debilitating than any other I have taken ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
10/2/2009 3:25:43 PM

Reviewer: Ruth F., 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:
I have found that this worked for me. Within a few hours of taking Prisiq I snapped back into place. I felt better than I had in years. My depression was felt like it was never ending and I just couldn't deal with anything anymore. I can't recommend this drug enough.

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