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Pristiq

Pristiq

Desvenlafaxine

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$0.99
Quantity Strength Unit Price Price Cart
30 Tablets Desvenlafaxine 50 ER $1.00 $30.00
90 Tablets Desvenlafaxine 50 ER $0.99 $89.00
30 Tablets Desvenlafaxine 100 ER $1.47 $44.00
90 Tablets Desvenlafaxine 100 ER $1.29 $116.00

Details

Desvenlafaxine is the major active component of Paxil, which is an anti depressant and is used to treat major depression disorder symptoms by increasing serotonin and nor epinephrine level in brain due to inhibition of serotonin and nor epinephrine neuronal reuptake in CNS and helps to regulate mood.

How Pristiq acts?

Pristiq is a selective serotonin and nor epinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs). It contains Desvenlafaxine as its active factor.

It acts by affecting the imbalanced chemicals that is serotonin and nor epinephrine in brain which causes depression. So Pristiq is used to treat major depressive disorder by regulating mood and helps to treat depression.

Who should not take Pristiq?

  • Patients who are allergic to Pristiq or any of its ingredients
  • Patients who have taken methylene blue or any MAO inhibitor in last 14 days
  • Patients of high blood pressure, heart problem, kidney problem, liver problem or vision problem
  • Patients who have bleeding problem
  • Patients who are pregnant or are planning to conceive
  • Patients who are nursing mothers


How you should store Pristiq?

Store at room temperature away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture

What are the drug interactions of Pristiq?

  • Other anti depressants
  • Blood thinners sach as Warfarin
  • NSAIDS like Aspirin, ibuprofen, diclofenac, indomethacin, meloxicam, celecoxib, and naproxen
  • Diuretics
  • Lithium
  • Midazolam
  • Tryptophan
  • Pain medicines like Tramadol and fentanyl
  • Sumatriptan, rizatriptan for migraine headache medicine
  • Heart medicines like Nicardipine, quinidine
  • Ati biotics like Clarithromycin, telithromycin
  • Anti fungal medicines like Itraconazole, ketoconazole, voriconazole, posaconazole
  • Medicines used for HIV/ AIDS like Atazanavir, delavirdine, fosamprenavir, indinavir, ritonavir, saquinavir


How you should take Pristiq?

  • Take Pristiq 50mg dose once daily at same time with or without food.
  • 50mg starting dose is a therapeutic dose that should be taken as whole and not be divided, crushed or chewed.


What should be done in case of Doses if-?

Missed Dose- Skip the missed dose if it is the time for your next dosing schedule but do not double the dose or take it as soon as you remember.

Over Dose- Overdose of Pristiq increases the risk of suicidal thoughts and behavior, drowsiness, seizures, irregular heartbeat, thus seek urgent emergency consultation

What would be the side effects of taking Pristiq?

  • Seizures
  • Nose bleeding, gum bleeding
  • Blurred vision, eye pain and swelling
  • Difficulty in breathing, chest pain
  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
  • Dizziness, drowsiness, insomnia
  • Decreased sexual drive, impotency
  • Suicidal thoughts and behavior in adolescents and adults


What precautions should be taken while getting Pristiq?

  • Alcohol with Pristiq increase nervous system disorders such as dizziness, drowsiness, difficulty in concentration and sometimes feels impaired thinking, so do not consume it with medicine.
  • Pristiq makes you feel drowsy, faint and blurred vision, so try to avoid driving or any alertness required activity.
  • Never share this medicine with any other patient.
  • Patients on Pristiq medication should be monitored as it will lead to increase withdrawal symptoms if you stop the medicine without doctor's notification.

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