I have been taking Pristiq since last summer. I get good, results, not perfect.... but now with the holidays and the dark winter etc. I feel it is not working as well as it was. My doctor agreed to up the dosage from 50 mg to 100mg. My question is whether I can take 2 of the 50's since I have so many left or do I have to take 100 mg tablets?
I started out on Prozac in the mid eighties and I thought it was a miracle. After 20 years I noticed I felt all the symptoms of depression again. Since then I have gone to several doctors and have taken, most all the meds there is for depression. None have worked that well. Pristiq is the best so far. I also have fairly high chloresterol and have read on the Pristiq website that it does affect chloresterol in some people. I feel for anyone who suffers from depression. It is so hard to find the right treatment, and so many of us do not have insurance. If I did I would also like to see a mental health doctor, but that is impossible. I love this site and all the information that is available.
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