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How long does it take for pristiq (desvenlafaxine) to begin to work?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Pristiq (desvenlafaxine)

Like most antidepressants, 4-6 weeks to see full response.

In brief: Pristiq (desvenlafaxine)

Like most antidepressants, 4-6 weeks to see full response.
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Pristiq (desvenlafaxine)

Most antidepressants, including pristiq, (desvenlafaxine) take at least 2-3 weeks to begin working -- maybe a little longer. Unfortunately side effects may show up a lot sooner. Hopefully you and your doctor will work together well, so that you get benefit.

In brief: Pristiq (desvenlafaxine)

Most antidepressants, including pristiq, (desvenlafaxine) take at least 2-3 weeks to begin working -- maybe a little longer. Unfortunately side effects may show up a lot sooner. Hopefully you and your doctor will work together well, so that you get benefit.
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