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Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, feelings and physical well-b...
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Pristiq
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Prozac
Other name: Desvenlafaxine (Desvenlafaxine)
Other name: Fluoxetine HCl (Fluoxetine HCl)
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3.5
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Desvenlafaxine (brand name: Pristiq), also known as O-desmethylvenlafaxine, is an antidepressant of the serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor class developed and marketed by Wyeth (now part of Pfizer). Desvenlafaxine is a chemical s...
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Fluoxetine (also known by the tradenames Prozac, Sarafem, Fontex) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. In combination with olanzapine ...
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Withdrawal
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Weight Gain
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Nausea
5
Dizzy
4
Sexual Dysfunction
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Drowsy
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Sleepy
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Addiction
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Suicidal
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Loss Of Libido
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Withdrawal
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Addiction
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Nausea
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1
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About Pristiq
Desvenlafaxine (brand name: Pristiq), also known as O-desmethylvenlafaxine, is an antidepressant of the serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor class developed and marketed by Wyeth (now part of Pfizer). Desvenlafaxine is a chemical s...
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About Prozac
Fluoxetine (also known by the tradenames Prozac, Sarafem, Fontex) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. In combination with olanzapine ...
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pristiq. I have now gained another 20 lbs! I have only...
" ...prozac quit working for my depression. ...year! I changed from pristiq to effexor XR a few months ago when my insurance raised the co-pay to 80.00 on the pristiq. I have now gained another 20 ... "

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for you. I went from Pristiq which worked well for a year...
" ...Glad the Celexa is working well for you. I went from Pristiq which worked well for a year back to Prozac which I took some years ago. It's working again, s... "

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low dose Prozac and the initial boost From pristiq were the...
" ...I would consider parnate, I think nardil ...I said low dose Prozac and the initial boost From pristiq were the best experiences for motivat... "

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or pristiq alone? I just started Prozac w well xr and I am...
" ...or pristiq alone? I just started Prozac w well xr and I am so tired 24/7. I've been on it for 2wks now but think I'll ask my dr to try me on pristiq. It... "

Am now on Pristiq, but the only thing that has helped with...
" ...was on Prozac for a long while and everything was under ...me. Am now on Pristiq, but the only thing that has helped with is my daily crying spells, nothing else. I might ask to go back to Pro... "

to Pristiq. I tolerated Prozac very well yet I felt...
" ...years and then being switched to Pristiq. I tolerated Prozac very well yet I felt the ...Prozacs effectiveness. I don't like the Pristiq at all!! Severe dry ...to my good old Prozac. Good lu... "

pristiq to no meds. Not fun. It did not work out...
" I went from pristiq to no meds. Not fun. It did not work out - I tail ...is very much like pristiq. But it seems to be working better for me. I ...off of pristiq use prozac to help... "

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about 6 months but it wasn't proving to be effective for me....
" ...side effects from Pristiq, I've been ...I think. Before Pristiq I was on Prozac for about 6 months but it wasn't proving to be effective for me. I don't ...the SSRIs. Pristiq (desvenlafexi... "

due to the weight gain by pristiq... Is it good for...
" going from pristiq to prozac My Dr would like to switch me to Prozac due to the weight gain by pristiq... Is it good for my ...to taper...since i read here prozac is easy to taper... He... "

pristiq to no meds. Not fun. It did not work out...
" I went from pristiq to no meds. Not fun. It did not work out - I tail ...is very much like pristiq. But it seems to be working better for me. I ...off of pristiq use prozac to help... "

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