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Pristiq (desvenlafaxine)

Desvenlafaxine (or PRISTIQ®) is mainly prescribed to treat major depressive disorder.

Status: ACTIVE

Class: Serotonin-norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor (SNRI)

FDA Approval: 2007

Dosage Forms: 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg

Biological Half-life: 11 hours

Side Effects: Dizziness, blurred vision, dry mouth, headache, insomnia, nausea, fatigue, diarrhea, constipation, hyperhidrosis, decreased appetite, elevated cholesterol, hot flush, irritability, abnormal dreams, skin rash, increased suicide risk

Routes of Administration: Oral

Pregnancy Category: C (US)


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