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Can I take Pristiq if I have had seizures?

If you have a history of seizures, you should talk to your doctor before taking Pristiq. Studies have not included patients with seizure disorders, so it is unknown how you may respond. You and your doctor can make an informed decision by evaluating your risks and weighing them against the benefits of taking Pristiq.

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