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So you did not take pristiq when you had taken ambien cr 6.25 mg in the morning ?
How much time has elapsed since you have taken ambien cr in the morning ?
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Hi the system was down yesterday when I needed the answer, but since I already paid I am hoping I can feel assisted by asking another question.
I have been taking Pristiq 50mg for a month and 2 days, i continue to feel very jittery throughout the day and have negative ruminating thoughts for most parts of most days unless I take xanax .25 or go for a run. Should I be feeling close to my old self after a month of pristiq? Especially when I have been exercising almost daily, eating healthy, seeing a therapist, and working on positive thoughts...I am wondering if this slow progress is normal or if the meds are not really helping.
Thanks for the inputs.
Well in a month or so of starting on pristiq one can only expect as much as 25-40 % improvement in one's underlying depressive symptoms , if this is the case with you then I reckon you are responding well to this drug and it is only natural for the body to improve gradually this way since it takes a while , say 3-4 weeks for pristiq to start acting to it's full potential in the system.
So in one month no one can feel like the old asymptomatic self , it is a gradual improvement curve that is seen with the anti depressants including pristiq , so if you have improved as per the above mentioned percentage then I reckon you are on the right path to recovery and should stick to the drug.
Yes a further raise in the dose of pristiq ( possibly doubling the current dose ) can be discussed with the doctor so as to reap more benefits.
I hope this helps.
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