2 patient evaluations for Desvenlafaxine taken for the purpose of 'major depressive disorder' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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Jun 20, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Sex drive (libido) decreased)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: For me, this med worked pretty well for my depression, but it destroyed my libido. I have been off it for about a month, and my libido still isn't the same as it was before I started taking Pristiq. Not even close. I've tried other anti-depressants, and most did have a slight negative impact on my sex drive, however Pristiq has been devastating in that area. I'm wondering if the "old me" will ever return in respect to libido.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Nov 14, 2013 (Started Oct 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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