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Old 07-23-2007, 02:30 PM   #1
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Does Prozac Help Peri?

Hi everyone! I started Peri in Jan with crawly skin, insomnia, ears ringing, shaking, anxiety, flushes, weird periods etc. I was taking Lowestrin FE but got a PE (pulmonary embolism) so BCP is out although it was helping some with my periods and symptoms. So now that I am not taking any hormones my doctor is suggesting I up my Prozac since my symptoms are coming back. (I have been on 20mg a day since March). Can any of you give me any feedback on if Prozac at a higher dose or another SSRI has helped these symptoms? I also take .25 of Xanax twice a day and was actually not needing it much until I went off the BCP.

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Old 07-26-2007, 09:18 AM   #2
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Re: Does Prozac Help Peri?

A friend of mine started Prozac for menopause, and it made a total difference in her life. A good difference! I think she also started at 20mg and now takes 40mg. She hardly ever has to use Xanax.......she's very happy with the results. Good luck to you!
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