I came off cold turkey and it took 4 months to feel the effects - awful - panic attacks - heart racing - crying all the time - completely negative hopeless feelings all the time. After 3 months - it has become a little easier although I am now wondering if I ever will get back to normal. I was on Prozac for 5 years and was on 20mg and then stupidly went cold turkey. I am desperate to hear from others who have made it through without other drugs. I am very scared that I might have to go back on it because I have heard that one's chemistry might never recorrect itself. Love to hear your story if you have come off Prozac and feel good.
i dropped prozac, and it wasnt hard for me at all, i was still depressed but i delt with it on my own and got better on your own! you need to convience yourself you dont need medication, you can help yourself. I did it and im just fine and perfectly happy! you can do it
I had to come of prozac cold turky because it was making me parinoid to the max. I was afraid to drive because I was afraid I would get in an accident. Afraid I was going to get laid off at work. It was crazy.
I slowly weaned off of it back in January. I was on it for eight years. After the third month being off, I started to feel depressed again. At that point, I started taking 5-HTP along with the B complex I was already taking. I feel fine now except my sex drive still hasn't returned. No more meds for me.
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