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

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Condition: Depression
9/22/2008 1:51:25 AM

Reviewer: tammy, 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:
I began taking this drug at the adivice from my doctor because it was suppose the be the same as effexor but a lower dose and easier on the liver but the medication has not worked for me at all causing me to become more deppressed as if I was on no anti-deppressant at all and the anxiety is so bad now that I can't hardly make it out of the house again. I pray that no one else has been effected ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
9/20/2008 1:13:41 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have experienced dry mouth and I wake with headaches frequently

Condition: Depression
9/19/2008 4:37:10 PM

Reviewer: copwife_249a, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After Zoloft stopped working, my Dr. changed me to pristiq. It doesn't work as well as Zoloft did, but for the most part, I am satisfied with it. If I miss it for even one day, I can tell my emotions aren't good, I could cry easily. Also, even one day missed causes withdrawals. Frequently when my heartbeats I can feel it in my eardrums and my vision "jolts". I have to make sure I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
9/18/2008 5:16:53 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been taking Pristiq for 3.5 weeks, my depression is getting better. side effects minimul, but I don't loke the blurred vision so far. The person who reviewed this drug and said B Cross/B Shield doesn't cover should check again. I have the Anthem version of BC/BS and they did start to cover as of 9/1/08. I just hope I keep getting better and the vision improves!

Condition: Depression
9/16/2008 10:18:28 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
The first 2 days all I did was sleep. After that, no sleepiness. I do have a dry mouth but other than that, no side effects at all. I really do feel different since taking the drug - a very good different. My family has also commented on the change in me. I was on Lexapro previously and I'm much happier with Pristiq both because of the less side effects and the overall change in me.

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