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Brand : Pristiq Generic
Composition : Desvenlafaxine
Generic Pristiq (Desvenlafaxine) being an antidepressant drug falls in the category of drugs known as SNRIs (Serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors). It is used in the treatment of depressive disorders. This medication is available in the form of tablets and in 4 different strengths. You should buy Pristiq only after validating the benefits and risks of this medication by having a discussion with your health care provider.What is Generic 1
We sell generic medicine. generics are brand equivalent drugs which contain the same active ingredients. Generic drugs may differ in appearance, color, packaging, shape, size.
Pristiq is used to treat MDD (Major Depressive Disorder). Desvenlafaxine works on certain chemicals in the brain that are imbalanced and cause depression.
Generic Pristiq must be taken precisely as per your health care providers instructions. The dosage is decided after considering your medical condition and the way you respond to the treatment hence the dosage may vary from person to person. You can take this medication before or after a meal. It is advised to take this medication at the same time every day. You should swallow the whole tablet without breaking or crushing it. You may need to take this medication for many weeks to see an improvement in your condition. If you do not find any improvement in your condition even after taking this medicine for a few weeks, keep using Pristiq and contact your health care provider. Stopping this medication suddenly, may lead to unpleasant symptoms. If at all you need to stop using it you may need to gradually reduce the dose, so consult with your health care provider first.
Just like many medicines, Pristiq also has some side effects. A few of them can be listed as below:
These are not all the possible side effects; there could be some more side effects. If you notice any such side effects persisting and bothering you, you need to talk to your health care provider immediately.
Pristiq Over Dose:
If you come to know that you have taken an overdose, or if you notice any symptoms like: fast heart beats, vomiting, a tingly feeling or numbness, in that case seek medical attention without delay. You can also contact on 1-800-222-1222 for the poison control center or 911 for local emergency services.
You need to store Pristiq at room temperature, away from excess heat and moisture. Keep it away from direct sunlight. Do not store it in the bathroom or kitchen. Take extreme care not to leave this medicine within any childrens reach. You should not keep any outdated and unwanted medicines at home; discard them as soon as possible. To get to know the correct way of disposing of this medication, you can talk to your health care provider or to the pharmacist.
Before you purchase Pristiq, you must tell your health care provider about all the medications you presently take. You should also let him or her know if you are taking any supplements or also herbal products. There are many medicines that may interact with Desvenlafaxine. Some of them are follows:
This list does not have all the likely medicines that interact with Pristiq. If you want to know more about Pristiq interactions you can talk to your health care provider.
Pristiq Missed Dose:
If you forget to take your scheduled dose, you can take it whenever you remember it. However, if your next dose timing is just about to reach then skip the missed dose and take just the regular dose. In any case you should not take a double dose.
You must tell your health care provider if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant as this medication has adverse effects on the unborn baby. The newborn baby may have problems if the mother takes this medication in the last trimester.
While taking this medication, if you happen to become pregnant let your health care provider know right away.
Nursing mothers should avoid taking this medication as it passes into beast milk and can be harmful to the nursing baby. If it is truly required, consult with your health care provider.
Do not share your medicine with anyone else.
Avoid drinking alcohol and alcohol containing beverages.
As far as possible avoid driving and the use of any machinery that requires alertness.
Avoid exposure to sunlight for a prolonged duration. You must use sunscreen lotion and cover your whole body with protective clothing.
Do not miss any appointments with your health care provider as your blood pressure needs to be checked frequently.
Tell your health care provider if you have any medical history.
This medication should not be given to children below 18 years old without consulting your doctor.
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