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Desvenlafaxine (Pristiq) is a drug used to treat depression. Desvenlafaxine (Pristiq) belongs to a class of drugs called selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs). Information about side effects, drug interactions, and safety with pregnancy or breastfeeding should be reviewed prior to taking this drug.

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