Q: How should I store Pristiq?
A: This medication should be stored at room temperature, and should be kept away from children and pets. Avoid disposing of this medication through wastewater and contact your local pharmacist for further disposal instructions.
Q: Can I share my medication with friends who is also using the same medication as me?
A: No, you should never share you medication with anyone else for health reasons. Your dose strength may specific to your medical condition and may harm someone else.
Q: What does ER mean in Pristiq?
A: ER stands for extended release tablets. If you see an empty capsule in your stool. Do not be alarmed, this is an indication that the medication has been absorbed into your system.
Q: Can I take Pristiq while pregnant or breatfeeding?
A: There can cases where Pristiq may effect the unborn baby during pregnancy, and Pristiq can enter the breast milk and be passed into the nursed infant. It is important to speak with your doctor about taking Pristiq in either of these cases to understand the risk involved.