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Pristiq how long does it take to work
A 37-year-old member asked:
Pristiq (desvenlafaxine): Most antidepressants, including pristiq, (desvenlafaxine) take at least 2-3 weeks to begin working -- maybe a little longer. Unfortunately side effec... Read More
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Pristiq (desvenlafaxine): Like most antidepressants, 4-6 weeks to see full response.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rasakanswered
Cardiology 35 years experience
2-4 weeks: Typically should see an improvement in 2 weeks when up titrating the dose but it may take up to 4 weeks in some pts.
4.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A Verified Doctoranswered
42 years experience
In my experience : Generally about 3-7 days as long as there has been a hint of a response at 50 mg, otherwise it could take up to 14 days if there has been no hint of a... Read More
4.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 63-year-old female asked:
I quit taking cymbalta for polyarthralgia due to severe side effects. it did work can i take pristiq (desvenlafaxine) as alternate?
Dr. Shah Nawazanswered
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Effexor (venlafaxine): Effexor (venlafaxine) x-ray 37.5 mg might be better option make sure you taper cymbals slowly .Talk to your doctor.
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Judith Tellermananswered
Clinical Psychology 44 years experience
If you are not comfortable or unsure about the medication your Doctor prescribed then it is advisable to get a second opinion from a Psychiatrist afte... Read More
Answered May 01, 2021
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Trippanswered
Psychiatry 17 years experience
It works: Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) is a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, in the same class as venlafaxine and cymbalta. If someone finds it ineffect... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynoldsanswered
Psychiatry 35 years experience
It depends.: The medication is generally written for daily use. Whether you take it in the morning afternoon or evening depends upon your preference. If it makes y... Read More
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Owolabianswered
Family Medicine 8 years experience
This is a question for your prescribing doctor. Understanding of your personal medical history, plus other meds & supplements that you are current... Read More
Answered Mar 17, 2023
A 55-year-old female asked:
Can you take pristiq 50 mg and trintellix 10mg together. haven't found any sites where this is discussed.
Dr. AUSTINA CHOanswered
Psychiatry 28 years experience
See below: Although Pristiq and Trintellix are antidepressants with different modes of action, they both increase levels of serotonin in your system. Side effect... Read More
395 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 50-year-old female asked:
I'm into pristiq (desvenlafaxine) for two days i'll feel accelerates that normal how long it take to my body get use to it?
Pristiq (desvenlafaxine): For therapeutic effect, Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) will need at least 4-6 weeks. Side effects may show up sooner, and usually dissipate within the fir... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
I've been taking pristiq (desvenlafaxine) for 3 months, i also take 200 quetap. at first i was thrilled - pristiq (desvenlafaxine) was working so well, it's not working as well now ?
Pristiq (desvenlafaxine): I am assuming by quetap u meant quetiapine (seroquel). The combination should not lower the potency of pristiq (desvenlafaxine). Maybe a dose adjustme... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omranianswered
Pain Management 19 years experience
Yes : No specific drug-drug interaction comes to mine. But both may have anti-cholinergic side effects which can either be bad or good depending on what t... Read More
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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