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What class is pristiq (desvenlafaxine) in ssri's? And isnt pristiq (desvenlafaxine) a fairly new depression med.Nd can it cause weight gain?

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Dr. Paul Pancner
Clinical Psychology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Pristiq (desvenlafaxine)

In a nutshell, Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) is a revamped version of Effexor and Effexor xr, although the delivery system is different.
Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) is a seretonin norephinepine reuptake inhibitor (snri). Of those in its class (remeron, cymbalta), Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) has not neen shown to cause weight gain. It also does does not interfere with sexual libido or ability to reach climax. Drawback is its discontinuation syndrome if stop s.

In brief: Pristiq (desvenlafaxine)

In a nutshell, Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) is a revamped version of Effexor and Effexor xr, although the delivery system is different.
Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) is a seretonin norephinepine reuptake inhibitor (snri). Of those in its class (remeron, cymbalta), Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) has not neen shown to cause weight gain. It also does does not interfere with sexual libido or ability to reach climax. Drawback is its discontinuation syndrome if stop s.
Dr. Paul Pancner
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Similar to effexor (venlafaxine)

It is serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor that does not cause weight gain or sexual side effect.

In brief: Similar to effexor (venlafaxine)

It is serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor that does not cause weight gain or sexual side effect.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
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Dr. Adele Veksman
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Its a new med, SNRI

Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) is fairly new, its an snri, serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor..
Its a metabolite of another medication called effexor. Normally they should not cause weight gain but everyone's body is different but typically it shouldn't.

In brief: Its a new med, SNRI

Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) is fairly new, its an snri, serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor..
Its a metabolite of another medication called effexor. Normally they should not cause weight gain but everyone's body is different but typically it shouldn't.
Dr. Adele Veksman
Dr. Adele Veksman
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Pristiq (desvenlafaxine)

One of snris with less potential for wt. Gain.

In brief: Pristiq (desvenlafaxine)

One of snris with less potential for wt. Gain.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Pristiq (desvenlafaxine)

One of snris with lower potential for wt. Gain.

In brief: Pristiq (desvenlafaxine)

One of snris with lower potential for wt. Gain.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Pristiq (desvenlafaxine)

Is fairly new snri.
Some wt. Gain is reported but less than other snris.

In brief: Pristiq (desvenlafaxine)

Is fairly new snri.
Some wt. Gain is reported but less than other snris.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Pristiq (desvenlafaxine)

Is fairly new snri.
Some wt. Gain is reported but less than other antisocial.

In brief: Pristiq (desvenlafaxine)

Is fairly new snri.
Some wt. Gain is reported but less than other antisocial.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Pristiq (desvenlafaxine)

Is fairly new snri.
Some wt. Gain is reported but less than other antisocial.

In brief: Pristiq (desvenlafaxine)

Is fairly new snri.
Some wt. Gain is reported but less than other antisocial.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Pristiq (desvenlafaxine)

Is fairly new snri.
Some wt. Gain is reported but less than other antisocial.

In brief: Pristiq (desvenlafaxine)

Is fairly new snri.
Some wt. Gain is reported but less than other antisocial.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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