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Can Pristiq cause a change in my blood salt level?

While you are taking Pristiq, you may notice symptoms related to a decrease in your blood salt level. If left untreated, this can become fatal. Call your doctor if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • difficulty concentrating
  • confusion
  • unsteadiness
  • weakness
  • headaches
  • memory loss
  • hallucinations
  • fainting
  • seizures

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