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Can I switch from another antidepressant to Pristiq?

If you are currently taking an antidepressant, you should talk to your doctor before switching to Pristiq. Making an abrupt change may lead to withdrawal symptoms. Instead, your doctor may reduce the dosage of the antidepressant you are currently taking until you start taking Pristiq. Talk to your doctor about the best way to transition from another antidepressant to Pristiq.

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