Pristiq

Magzmom's Pristiq History (Stopped)
Pristiq (desvenlafaxine)
1 mg Daily May 30, 2009 - Jul 28, 2010
Stopped Did not seem to work and Side effects too severe Jul 28, 2010

Magzmom's Pristiq is for…

  • Depressed mood

Magzmom's side effects of Pristiq…

  • Cognitive confusion Dec 15, 2009

Evaluations


Jul 28, 2010

Dosage
1 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Cognitive confusion)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips
My RLS became so severe that I could not get out of bed or walk at night. Increase in menopause symptoms, anxiety and headaches.
Cost
< $25 monthly

May 21, 2010

Dosage
1 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Cognitive confusion)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost
< $25 monthly

About Pristiq (Prescription Drug)

Pristiq is a brand name for the drug desvenlafaxine, a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI). It is an extended release formulation believed to treat depression by affecting the levels of serotonin and norepinephrine, two neurotransmitters associated with depression.

Learn more about Pristiq in our Pristiq Community Report.