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Can my child take Pristiq?

Your child should not take Pristiq until you talk to his or her doctor. The safety and effectiveness of this medicine has not yet been determined in children. Talk to your doctor about whether Pristiq is appropriate for your child based on their age and condition. He or she can help you make an informed decision to meet your child's mental health needs.

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