You'll soon see ads for a new antidepressant called Pristiq

You'll soon see ads for a new antidepressant called Pristiq.

Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) is the major active metabolite of venlafaxine (Effexor). It's taken once daily like Effexor XR.

Reps will tout it as more convenient since most patients start and stick with 50 mg/day...instead of titrating doses like Effexor XR.

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