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Can Pristiq cause breathing problems?

Pristiq can cause a combination of breathing problems including lung disease and pneumonia. Stop taking it and call your doctor right away if you have pain, discomfort or tightness in your chest; shortness of breath; wheezing; trouble breathing; or a cough. Talk to your doctor about ways to reduce your risk of breathing problems while taking Pristiq.

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