Pristiq is used to treat major depressive disorder. Desvenlafaxine affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause depression.
Take Pristiq exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
You may take Pristiq with or without food. Take the medicine at the same time each day.
Do not crush, chew, or break an extended-release tablet. Swallow it whole.
Take Pristiq exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.