Pristiq Oral Tablet, Extended Release 100Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Pristiq: Oral tablet, extended release (100mg)

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Pristiq 100mg ER Tablet
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc, A subsidiary of Pfizer Inc
Pill Identification: W 100 

What is this Medicine?

DESVENLAFAXINE (des VEN la FAX een) is used to treat depression.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Pristiq: Oral tablet, extended release(100mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Pristiq 100mg Extended-Release Tablet

NDC: 000081222
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Depression

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Menopause, Hot Flashes

Storage Information
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Pristiq 100mg Extended-Release Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_11204.JPG
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc, A subsidiary of Pfizer Inc
Pill Identification: W 100 
Shape: square
Color: red-orange

Reported Side Effects for Pristiq 100mg Extended-Release Tablet

Convulsions Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Chills Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Dystonic Reaction Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Ejaculation Dysfunction Incidence:
<7.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle And/Or Bone Pain Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Orgasm Dysfunction Incidence:
<8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Photosensitivity Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Weight Gain Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Teeth Grinding Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hair Loss Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Angioedema Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
High Cholesterol Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Prolactin Level Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Mania Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<8.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Retaining Urine Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
0.7-2.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Yawning Incidence:
1.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hot Flashes Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Flushing Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
High Triglycerides Incidence:
1.0-6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Metallic Taste Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
2.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Large Pupil Incidence:
2.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
3.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
3.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
3.0-11.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
3.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Blurred Vision Incidence:
3.0-4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
4.0-12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Protein In The Urine Incidence:
5.0-8.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
5.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
7.0-11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
9.0-15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
9.0-14.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Excessive Sweating Incidence:
10.0-21.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
10.0-16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
11.0-25.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Withdrawal Incidence:
22.0-50.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
22.0-41.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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