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Can desvenlafaxine (Pristiq) be overdosed?

Like many other drugs, the antidepressant desvenlafaxine (Pristiq) can certainly be overdosed. If you or someone you know think an overdose has occurred with desvenlafaxine, seek immediate medical attention and call your local poison control center.

In the case of an overdose, you might have some side effects. Call your doctor right away if you have any of these symptoms:

  • Agitation
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Dry mouth
  • Fast heartbeat (tachycardia)
  • Headaches
  • Nausea
  • Pain, burning, numbness or tingling in part of the body
  • Vomiting

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