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Pristiq (Desvenlafaxine) - Intentional Overdose - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Intentional Overdose ()

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Pristiq (Desvenlafaxine) where reactions include intentional overdose. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

Possible Pristiq side effects in male

Reported by a pharmacist from Australia on 2012-03-09

Patient: male

Reactions: Agitation, Personality Change, Economic Problem, Swelling Face, Bronchopneumonia, Intentional Overdose, Abnormal Behaviour, Accidental Overdose, Antisocial Behaviour, Aggression, Suicidal Ideation, Mania, JOB Dissatisfaction, Impaired Driving Ability, Fatigue, Bipolar Disorder, Insomnia, Withdrawal Syndrome, Pain in JAW

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pristiq
    Dosage: 200 mg
    Indication: Anxiety

Pristiq
    Dosage: 200 mg
    Indication: Insomnia

Alprazolam
    Dosage: 8 mg
    Indication: Anxiety

Mirtazapine
    Dosage: 30 mg
    Indication: Insomnia



Possible Pristiq side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-03-02

Patient: female, weighing 113.0 kg (248.6 pounds)

Reactions: Intentional Overdose, Suicide Attempt

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Pristiq
    Dosage: 100 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Schizophrenia, Paranoid Type
    Start date: 2011-12-01
    End date: 2012-02-01

Pristiq
    Dosage: 8000 mg (80 tablets of 100mg)
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    End date: 2012-02-01

Other drugs received by patient: Prozac; Prilosec; Pravachol; Lisinopril; Restoril; Procardia

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