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Pristiq desvenlafaxine withdrawals



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Sep 29, 2014
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Has anyone ever experienced this?
I forgot to take it for two days and even though I’ve since had it, I’m sick 🤢 with withdrawals. I feel nauseated and have this electric shock feeling all over my body. Pristiq is a slow release medication, so I’m wondering if anyone knows generally how long I’ll have to suffer? I’d ask my gp but she’s at a conference all week and I don’t trust her locum.
I feel awful!


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Jun 3, 2019
I had the sensation of electric shocks in my body (for about 2 weeks) after I replaced seroquel without gradually stopping it.
If you continued taking the medication and just forgot for 2 days, I think these problems shouldn't last long, idk.
Also, the first time hearing the name of this drug desvenlafaxine.
Wishing you well.
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