Depression Community
Anyone switch from Cymbalta successfully to Pristiq?
About This Community:

A community of people suffering from Depression to guide and support your health journey. Ask a question, join a conversation, share experiences: symptoms, counseling, and other management.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Anyone switch from Cymbalta successfully to Pristiq?

I'm on week 3 of Pristiq after Cymbalta pooped out on me after 5 successful yrs on it. First tried to switch me to Zoloft and that made me worse (February 2014). Until 3 weeks ago, they tried to add things to the Cymbakta (Abilify, buspar) but it wasn't working (for deoression/anxiety). 3 weeks ago to Pristiq 50mg. The first week I took 30mg Cymbalta then 2nd week and since, no Cymbalta and only Pristiq (still taking buspar & Xanax prn)

I feel I'm noticing small improvements in the past cpl weeks but not back to normal. Today is a rough day with anxiety/adrenaline/agitation. I so want outta this hole and praying it works for me.

Anyone else have success switching to Pristiq?  Would like to hear how long it took for ppl to notice a difference.
Thank you,
Lisa
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
It took just over a month for me to notice a complete change in my mood.  I would give it more time.  Good luck to you.
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Thank you Sara for your reply. I appreciate it! I've been on it (Pristiq 50mg) for 4.5 weeks and not where I want to be yet. I see Pdoc Friday.

Thanks again!
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Recent Activity
1174869_tn?1333665348
Blank
Mood Tracker: August 21, 2015
3 hrs ago by char1234vass
1174869_tn?1333665348
Blank
Mood Tracker: August 21, 2015
3 hrs ago by char1234vass
1174869_tn?1333665348
Blank
Mood Tracker: August 21, 2015
3 hrs ago by char1234vass
Blank
Mood Tracker
Track your mood over time
Start Tracking Now
Top Mood Disorders Answerers
1551327_tn?1414146344
Blank
Bubulous
Tompkinsville, KY
1110049_tn?1409405744
Blank
4Maddie44
Dorset, United Kingdom
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Crystal413
VA
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
ggreg
NC
1257808_tn?1322765815
Blank
MR_WHY
Other
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
JE55LEW
MANCHESTER, United Kingdom
Depression Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top Mood Disorders Answerers
1551327_tn?1414146344
Blank
Bubulous
Tompkinsville, KY
1110049_tn?1409405744
Blank
4Maddie44
Dorset, United Kingdom
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Crystal413
VA
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
ggreg
NC
1257808_tn?1322765815
Blank
MR_WHY
Other
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
JE55LEW
MANCHESTER, United Kingdom