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Pristiq

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Other Names: Desvenlafaxine

Prozac

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/ 277,442 posts
Other Names: Fluoxetine   Sarafem   Lovan   Prozac Weekly   Fontex
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 22,943 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 277,442 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
Learn more
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... Read more on Wikipedia
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 ... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Mia
July 29, 2014
Mia wrote
pristiq
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By Sickwithpain
May 3, 2014
Sickwithpain wrote
Prozac and pancreatitus ???
Flares not glares lol
Muncher  |  July 7, 2014
yes, I have ulcerative colitis, since stopping prozac.....I have no pain at all.....still have small glares but no pain! Life is soooo much better......now to get the doctor to believe me if I ever have to go back onto antidepressants
Muncher  |  July 7, 2014
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By patomime
April 15, 2014
patomime wrote
prozac itchy scalp
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By Kenze
February 25, 2014
Kenze wrote
On Flouxetine(Prozac) For Depression And Bad symptoms in 2-4 days of taking it.
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By Songstylist
January 31, 2014
Songstylist wrote
Cymbalta and Prestiq
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By lmnop
November 14, 2013
lmnop wrote
Pristiq and Anorexia plus other side effects
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By sofia
October 24, 2013
sofia wrote
agresivness
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By Maria
September 8, 2013
Maria wrote
Throat on fire!
I used prozac 1st in the 80s. Started having stomach and ephogus and throat burning. Was treated for GERD. No improvement. When I finally discontinued Prozac the burning slowly went away. Stopped GERD meds for a couple yrs. Went back on Prozac and the severe burning started again after several days. Have stopped Prozac ... burning stopped. Prozac helped my depression and II really want to take but just can't endure the burning. Even kept me awake at night. Oh, when I told drs about they
linda  |  June 5, 2014
I also experienced the same burning sensation, when I swalloed the flouxetine pill, and it lasted for over two hours. I drank hot tea and coffee I thought thathot liquid helped releive the burning that I felt in my throat.
Samantha  |  April 5, 2014
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By Carriegeo
September 8, 2013
Carriegeo wrote
Trich/prozac
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What patients are saying about Pristiq vs. Prozac

1,622 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
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 ...
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...
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...
think I'll ask my dr to try me on pristiq. It sounds great
...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...
really erotic which I love. Prozac killed my sex drive...
I love pristiq. I'm on 150mg. I rarely notice anxiety anymore. The ...are super vivid & usually really erotic which I love. Prozac killed my sex drive but pristiq has brought 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...
with mania. I only stopped taking it because the Pristiq...
...Just before the Pristiq, I took Prozac. 60 mg. No problems with mania. I only stopped taking it because the Pristiq was introduced. The Pristiq was introduced in order to help with depression and...
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...
me so went back to pristiq and feel much much better now....
...to stay on it. So I have tried to switch to Prozac and that was a nightmare, definitely didn't work for me so went back to pristiq and feel much much better now. But I still ...whole pregnancy? ...
It's very frustrating that I was feeling so well for...
...and depression? I was on Prozac for four years, ...square 1 with the pristiq. It's very frustrating that I was feeling so well for years, and then ...I ever had....Has anyone else gone fro...
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