Do not take PRISTIQ if you are allergic to desvenlafaxine, venlafaxine, or any of the ingredients in PRISTIQ. Do not take PRISTIQ if you currently take, or have taken within the last 14 days, any medicine known as an MAOI (including intravenous methylene blue or the antibiotic linezolid).
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Depression is more than just feeling sad and blue. It’s not something you can just
snap out of or will away. It’s a serious medical condition that can affect how you
feel, how you think, and how you function in daily life. And even the smallest tasks
can seem overwhelming. You may believe at times that you are letting others down.
It may be easy to fall into thinking that depression is somehow your fault or a personal weakness. But the simple fact is, it’s not. Depression is a serious medical condition that affects almost 14 million people in this country every year.
Depression can affect you in many ways. Not only can it affect your mood, but also
your level of interest in your favorite activities. Emotionally, it can bring on
feelings of constant sadness or worrying, irritability, and hopelessness. Physically,
it can trigger aches and pains, low energy and fatigue, and cause trouble sleeping.
Depression can even have an impact on your job, your relationships, and your social life. Is it any wonder research shows that depression is one of the world’s most debilitating conditions?
In a national survey, almost 97% of Americans with depression reported some impairment in social, home, work, and/or relationship functions. Treating your depression can be an important step toward being able to manage your symptoms.
PRISTIQ®(desvenlafaxine) 50 mg is FDA approved to treat depression. In clinical studies, PRISTIQ 50 mg also helped improve patients' ability to function according to a scale* used to measure how depression disrupts works, social life/leisure activities, and family life/home responsibilities. Ask your doctor if PRISTIQ may be right for you.
*Sheehan Disability Scale (a validated measure of functional impairment) total score for PRISTIQ vs. placebo.
PRISTIQ could be a key in treating your depression symptoms.
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