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Pristiq Restlessness Side Effects

Pristiq Restlessness Side Effect Reports


The following Pristiq Restlessness side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Restlessness, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Pristiq or it might take time to develop.



Anxiety, Fatigue, Pain, Asthenia, Insomnia, Nervousness, Appetite Disorder, Restlessness, Phobia

This Restlessness side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 29-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Pristiq (dosage: Unk), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Pristiq the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Anxiety
  • Fatigue
  • Pain
  • Asthenia
  • Insomnia
  • Nervousness
  • Appetite Disorder
  • Restlessness
  • Phobia
These side effects may potentially be related to Pristiq.
Decreased Interest, Apathy, Psychiatric Symptom, Irritability, Nervousness, Tension, Restlessness

This Restlessness Pristiq side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Oct 31, 2013. A male , 30 years of age, was treated with Pristiq. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Decreased Interest
  • Apathy
  • Psychiatric Symptom
  • Irritability
  • Nervousness
  • Tension
  • Restlessness
. Pristiq dosage: Unk. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Anxiety, Decreased Interest, Depressed Mood, Insomnia, Disturbance In Attention, Irritability, Myalgia, Restlessness, Dyspnoea

This is a Pristiq side effect report of a 30-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Pristiq (dosage:Unk, start time: NS), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Restlessness side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Anxiety
  • Decreased Interest
  • Depressed Mood
  • Insomnia
  • Disturbance In Attention
  • Irritability
  • Myalgia
  • Restlessness
  • Dyspnoea
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Pristiq treatment in female patients suffering from NA, resulting in Restlessness.

Pain, Headache, Psychiatric Symptom, Restlessness, Phobia, Palpitations

A 30-year-old patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: NA started Pristiq treatment (dosage: Unk) on NS. Soon after starting Pristiq treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Pain
  • Headache
  • Psychiatric Symptom
  • Restlessness
  • Phobia
  • Palpitations
. Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Pristiq side effects, such as Restlessness.
Restlessness, Insomnia, Poor Quality Sleep

A female patient from US was prescribed and started Pristiq on Mar 11, 2013. Patient felt the following Pristiq side effects: restlessness, insomnia, poor quality sleep Additional patient health information: Female , 60 years of age, weighting 138.9 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Pristiq dosage: 50 Mg, 1x/day. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Neurontin (Unk)
Ankle Fracture, Body Height Decreased, Crying, Poor Quality Sleep, Restlessness

This report suggests a potential Pristiq Restlessness side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 74-year-old female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): depression,diabetes mellitus and used Pristiq (dosage: 50 Mg, 1x/day) starting 2010. Soon after starting Pristiq the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Body Height Decreased
  • Crying
  • Poor Quality Sleep
  • Restlessness
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Metformin (1000 Mg, Unk)
Although Pristiq demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Restlessness, may still occur.
Agitation, Tachyphrenia, Irritability, Fear, Restlessness, Anxiety

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Feb 22, 2013 by a Female taking Pristiq (dosage: 50 Mg, Once (single)) . Location: US , 24 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Pristiq side effects: agitation, tachyphrenia, irritability, fear, restlessness, anxiety. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Clozapine (Unk)
Mental Impairment, Disorientation, Restlessness, Dry Mouth, Dysarthria, Tremor, Musculoskeletal Pain, Tinnitus, Poor Quality Sleep

This Restlessness problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from CL. A 65-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): anxiety.On Feb 04, 2013 a consumer started treatment with Pristiq (dosage: 50 Mg, 1x/day). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Pristiq, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Mental Impairment
  • Disorientation
  • Restlessness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dysarthria
  • Tremor
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Tinnitus
  • Poor Quality Sleep
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Restlessness, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Off Label Use, Fatigue, Disorientation, Malaise, Asthenia, Feeling Abnormal, Nausea, Restlessness

This is a Pristiq side effect report of a 68-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: fatigue,feeling abnormal,pain,arthritis,thyroid disorder and was treated with Pristiq (dosage: 50 Mg, Daily) starting 2011. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Off Label Use
  • Fatigue
  • Disorientation
  • Malaise
  • Asthenia
  • Feeling Abnormal
  • Nausea
  • Restlessness
This opens a possibility that Pristiq could cause Restlessness and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Agitation, Restlessness, Abnormal Behaviour

This Restlessness side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Sep 21, 2012. A female patient from US , 48 years of age, weighting 180.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Pristiq. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Pristiq side effects: agitation, restlessness, abnormal behaviour. Pristiq dosage: 50 Mg, Daily. These side effects may potentially be related to Pristiq.
Serotonin Syndrome, Hyperhidrosis, Cold Sweat, Hyperreflexia, Feeling Jittery, Tremor, Headache, Restlessness

This Restlessness side effect was reported by a physician from AU. A 54-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: depression,anxiety,pain. The patient was prescribed Pristiq (dosage: 50 Mg, 1x/day), which was started on Jan 22, 2010. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Pristiq the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Serotonin Syndrome
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Cold Sweat
  • Hyperreflexia
  • Feeling Jittery
  • Tremor
  • Headache
  • Restlessness
These side effects may potentially be related to Pristiq.
Restlessness, Tardive Dyskinesia

This Restlessness Pristiq side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES on May 31, 2011. A Female , 55 years of age, was treated with Pristiq. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Restlessness
  • Tardive Dyskinesia
. Pristiq dosage: 50 Mg, Unk. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Nausea, Restlessness, Chest Pain, Confusional State, Depression, Mental Impairment, Dysgeusia, Anxiety, Anger

This is a Pristiq side effect report of a 49-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: depression, who was treated with Pristiq (dosage:50 Mg 1 X Day Oral, start time: Oct 05, 2011), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Restlessness side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Nausea
  • Restlessness
  • Chest Pain
  • Confusional State
  • Depression
  • Mental Impairment
  • Dysgeusia
  • Anxiety
  • Anger
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Pristiq treatment in female patients suffering from depression, resulting in Restlessness.
Irritability, Restlessness, Confusional State, Middle Insomnia, Fall, Amnesia, Balance Disorder, Speech Disorder, Agitation

A 65-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: depression started Pristiq treatment (dosage: 100 Mg, Daily) on NS. Soon after starting Pristiq treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Irritability
  • Restlessness
  • Confusional State
  • Middle Insomnia
  • Fall
  • Amnesia
  • Balance Disorder
  • Speech Disorder
  • Agitation
. Concurrently used drugs: NA.The patient was hospitalized and became disabled. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Pristiq side effects, such as Restlessness.
Nausea, Blood Glucose Increased, Somnolence, Restlessness, Dizziness, Insomnia, Headache, Visual Impairment, Hypertension

A female patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Pristiq on Jul 20, 2011. After Pristiq was administered, patient encountered several Pristiq side effects: nausea, blood glucose increased, somnolence, restlessness, dizziness, insomnia, headache, visual impairment, hypertension Additional patient health information: Female , 44 years of age, weighting 328.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Pristiq dosage: 50mg. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Malaise, Restlessness, Somnolence

This report suggests a potential Pristiq Restlessness side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): depression,anxiety,panic attack and used Pristiq (dosage: 50 Mg, 1x/day) starting Jul 14, 2011. Soon after starting Pristiq the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Malaise
  • Restlessness
  • Somnolence
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Pristiq demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Restlessness, may still occur.
Asthenia, Nausea, Restlessness, Fatigue, Muscular Weakness, Head Discomfort

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Jul 11, 2011 by a Female taking Pristiq (dosage: 50 Mg, 1x/day) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 194.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Pristiq side effects: asthenia, nausea, restlessness, fatigue, muscular weakness, head discomfort. Additional medications/treatments:
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Seroquel (25 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Rozerem (4 Mg, Every Bedtime)
  • Synthroid (125 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Xanax (0.5 Mg, Every Bedtime)
Restlessness, Tardive Dyskinesia

This Restlessness problem was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES. A 55-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On NS a consumer started treatment with Pristiq (dosage: 50 Mg). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Pristiq, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Restlessness
  • Tardive Dyskinesia
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Restlessness, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Nausea, Restlessness, Muscular Weakness, Head Discomfort, Asthenia

This is a Pristiq side effect report of a female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: anxiety and was treated with Pristiq (dosage: 50 Mg, 1x/day) starting May 14, 2011. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Zanaflex (Unk)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Nausea
  • Restlessness
  • Muscular Weakness
  • Head Discomfort
  • Asthenia
This opens a possibility that Pristiq could cause Restlessness and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Irritability, Restlessness, Contusion, Headache, Blood Pressure Increased, Anxiety, Crying, Suicidal Ideation

This Restlessness side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES on Mar 30, 2011. A female patient from UNITED STATES , weighting 320.1 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Pristiq. Patient felt the following Pristiq side effects: irritability, restlessness, contusion, headache, blood pressure increased, anxiety, crying, suicidal ideation. Pristiq dosage: 50 Mg, 1x/day.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Lyrica (Unk)
  • Xanax (1 Mg, 4x/day As Needed)
  • Abilify (Unk)
  • Tylenol W/ Codeine (As Needed)
  • Prozac (Unk)
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Pristiq.
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Pristiq Restlessness Causes and Reviews


For most adults, moderate alcohol use is probably not harmful. However, about 18 million adult Americans have an alcohol use disorder (AUD). This means that their drinking causes distress and harm. It includes alcoholism and alcohol abuse.

Alcoholism, or alcohol dependence, is a disease that causes

  • Craving - a strong need to drink
  • Loss of control - not being able to stop drinking once you've started
  • Physical dependence - withdrawal symptoms
  • Tolerance - the need to drink more alcohol to feel the same effect

With alcohol abuse, you are not physically dependent, but you still have a serious problem. The drinking may cause problems at home, work, or school. It may cause you to put yourself in dangerous situations, or lead to legal or social problems.

Another common problem is binge drinking. It is drinking about five or more drinks in two hours for men. For women, it is about four or more drinks in two hours.

Too much alcohol is dangerous. Heavy drinking can increase the risk of certain cancers. It can cause damage to the liver, brain, and other organs. Drinking during pregnancy can harm your baby. Alcohol also increases the risk of death from car crashes, injuries, homicide, and suicide.

You may have an AUD if you can answer yes to two or more of these questions:

In the past year, have you

  • Ended up drinking more or for a longer time than you had planned to?
  • Wanted to cut down or stop drinking, or tried to, but couldn't?
  • Spent a lot of your time drinking, or recovering from drinking?
  • Felt a strong need to drink?
  • Found that drinking - or being sick from drinking - often interfered with your family life, job, or school?
  • Kept drinking even though it was causing trouble with your family or friends?
  • Given up or cut back on activities that you enjoyed just so you could drink?
  • Gotten into dangerous situations while drinking or after drinking? Some examples are driving drunk and having unsafe sex.
  • Kept drinking even though it was making you feel depressed or anxious? Or when it was adding to another health problem?
  • Had to drink more and more to feel the effects of the alcohol?
  • Had withdrawal symptoms when the alcohol was wearing off? They include trouble sleeping, shakiness, irritability, anxiety, depression, Restlessness, nausea, and sweating. In severe cases, you could have a fever, seizures, or hallucinations.

If you have any of these symptoms, your drinking may already be a cause for concern. The more symptoms you have, the more serious the problem is. If you think you might have an AUD, see your health care provider for an evaluation. Your provider can help make a treatment plan, prescribe medicines, and if needed, give you treatment referrals.

NIH: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism


Pristiq Restlessness Reviews

Fri, 02 Mar 2012

oh and i take levothroxin and lisinopril

Mon, 07 May 2012

Are you bipolar. Could it be one of the other meds or a reaction to all of them combined.

Mon, 23 Jan 2012

I am on week 10 of taking Pristiq 50mg, 1 daily ~ all of the symptoms (irritation, negative, sad, agiation, insecurity, etc.) that went away the first two weeks are back with a vengance ~ what is going on???  Does this affect hormones?  No one can answer my questions.

Fri, 18 May 2012

Nice post and i learned many things. I appreciate this information. Many drugs have side effects so we should use drugs with the consult of doctor. Great post. Keep it up.

Sun, 11 Mar 2012

are there any concerns with starting Pristiq about 1 month befor cataract surgery??

Tue, 26 Jul 2011

I was prescribed Pristiq for chronic depression, as I take tramadol for R/Arthritis I stopped taking tramodol, as my pains got worse I started taking tramadol l a day amazing enough I found taking both seem to improve the depression considerably so will be discussing this with my GP

Sun, 06 Nov 2011
WHEN I EAT AND SWALLOWAD WHEN THE FOOD GEY TO THE TOP OF MY STOMACH I HAVE SHARP PAIN .CAN ONLY DRINK WATER ANDTHE LIKES.
Tue, 29 Jun 2010
I took wellbutrin two yrs ago and developed symptome of GERD, inability to swallow comfortably, abdominal pain. Took thousands of dollars of tests and was told it was not the medication, it was merely a coincidence. Fast forward to last month when I began taking a similar med - Pristiq. It took three weeks but the swallowing problem, throat clearing and stomach pain have all returned. Saw my psychiatrist and moved back to Effexor. It's sad we did not know about this before all that I had to deal with.
Fri, 19 Nov 2010
I am a 42 year old female who was started on 50 mg. once a day Pristiq for depression. It has been 4 days and I have lower abdominal pain everyday all day and night. I have been taking Tylenol for the pain around the clock. I also can't sleep much. I wake up everyday at 2am. I will see if these symptoms go away but I don't know if I can tolerate the pain. I sweat alot too, but that I can deal with
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