Pristiq is an oral medication that comes in the form of an extended-release tablet. Because it is a long-acting antidepressant, it only has to be taken once a day. Although most people tolerate this medication well, side effects are possible and may include nausea, headaches, and dizziness, among others.
(For more information on this oral medication, click Pristiq. This article takes an in-depth look at the drug's effects, potential side effects, and dosing guidelines.)