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Can I stop taking Pristiq when I feel better?

You should not stop taking Pristiq without talking to your doctor. Even if you feel better or your symptoms have been significantly reduced, stopping treatment may cause withdrawal symptoms. Your doctor may advise that you gradually cut back your dosage instead of abruptly stopping the medication. Talk to your doctor about the most effective way to stop taking Pristiq.

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