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What should I tell my doctor before taking Pristiq?

Before taking Pristiq, tell your doctor about your medical history and current medications. Let him or her know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or have or had any of the following conditions:
  • kidney problems
  • liver problems
  • bipolar disorder or mania
  • stroke
  • seizures
  • glaucoma
  • low salt levels
  • high blood pressure
  • high cholesterol
  • heart problems
  • bleeding problems

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