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  1. Weaning off Paxil, is my doctor correct?
    ... less Paxil, my doctor has instructed me to take one Sarafem , every other day, until I feel like I am off Paxil ... she told me to take no more of those, and to take Sarafem instead. Would love your opinions! Thank you!...
    ... Sarafem and prozac are one in the same drug. If you are taking ... the sarafem routinely now then why would you need the separate...

  2. SSRI drugging
    ... drugging and we have seen women with PMS treated by " Sarafem " which is nothing more then Prozac. Today we stoop...

Alternative Medicine board

  1. Natural Remedies for PMS Please?
    ... cause depression or worsen any existing depression! Sarafem is Prozac, and I know it's the "thing" these days...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. Need advice on meds plz
    ... I have been on Sarafem for a month now (I love it btw ;) ) and i'm also ... me if I'm wrong but isn't it dangerous to be taking Sarafem & Wellbutrin at the same time? I thought the Dr ... would have told me to stop taking the Sarafem , but she didn't. I don't want to take these 2 together...
    ... I have been on Sarafem for a month now (I love it btw ;) ) and i'm also ... me if I'm wrong but isn't it dangerous to be taking Sarafem & Wellbutrin at the same time? I thought the Dr ... would have told me to stop taking the Sarafem , but she didn't. I don't want to take these 2 together...

Pain Management board

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Sleep Disorders board

  1. New here--have a couple questions~
    ... any leaking/breathing abnormalities?? I do take Sarafem , and am going to consult my PCP about dc'ing to see ... though. Also, I have been diagnosed with RLS (which Sarafem can also aggrivate), and I was supposed to start taking...
    ... caused by something else and I would suspect it is your sarafem . Did a quick peak at serafim side effects and found ... that sarafem may cause insomnia and other sleep problems like a ... pressures need to be adjusted, also. ..I do take Sarafem , and am going to consult my PCP about dc'ing to see...
    ... Know what I mean?? I also want to come off the Sarafem to see if that makes a difference, but want to consult ... months. Who knows, maybe that will help the RLS. Sarafem is also known to bother RLS-there is another possible...
    ... mean??... Yup! ... I also want to come off the Sarafem to see if that makes a difference, but want to consult ... about withdrawal problems...and do some reading on sarafem withdrawal. I have no experience with that med, but...

Epilepsy board

  1. Anti-depressants?Somebody Please Help!!
    ... depressants for awhile now,for the last 5 years it was Sarafem and it did wonderfully,then it stopped working on...

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) board

  1. What's the difference
    ... for other reasons, i was taken off paxil and put on sarafem . it does not help with the ibs as much. but mine...

Inner Ear Disorders board

  1. too old?

Hormone Problems board

  1. Please read, and help..............
    ... PMS, actually PMDD, and my doctor just prescribe Sarafem , with my Lexapro that I already am taking. ?, ...
    ... I have an appointment in three weeks to see if the Sarafem works, So, I will ask him then about the hormone...
    ... be placed on the pill. I will go this route first, Sarafem . Hopefully that will help allot........... Prey...
    ... lexapro 20mgs. and Kloplin, and soon to be taken Sarafem 10-14 days before my period. Somthing has to give ... all about. PS. I will let you know about the Sarafem , to see if it helps. I don't want another month of...

  2. Terrible just beginning period?
    ... But not enough for my symptoms. I'm currently taking Sarafem (prozac, but marketed for PMDD). Alot of women take...

  3. PMS or PMDD??
    ... work and had bad side effects. I was also offered Sarafem (like Prozac) which I didn't take because I've tried...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Feeling hopeless, need encouragement
    ... already been on Zoloft, tried Wellbutrin, Effexor and Sarafem . The Zoloft was ok for a while but it never fully...

Birth Control board

  1. OK, what is a ................
    ... Sarafem is just prozac. It's not a birth control pill. ...

  2. Quest. about Yaz and PPMD?
    ... pill. or you ask your doctor for a prescription of Sarafem which is something you take only two weeks before...

  3. Has anyone found yasmin helpful for mood swings?
    ... don't know what SSRI stands for, but i learned that Sarafem is classified as an antidepressant and has a mood...

  4. Stopping the pill after one week.
    ... would probably be committed or divorced! I started Sarafem yesterday. This is like my 5th or 6th attempt of trying ... methods, but they just didn't work! I'm praying that the sarafem will help me....

  5. birth control side effects
    ... SARAFEM !!! This is the best stuff I have ever taken. It...
    ... Sarafem is merely Prozac by another name. It is often used ... has been shown highly effective in treating PMDD. Sarafem is just another fancy name to make it sound like something...

Chronic Fatigue board

  1. Always tired
    ... depression. My little girl is 8 months old. I am on Sarafem , but i have a hard time remembering to take it. I...

Addiction & Recovery board

  1. Murphy and anyone interested abut benzos
    ... they could renew that expired Prozac patent with the Sarafem label. PMS is, well, just PMS, but PMDD is listed...
    ... they could renew that expired Prozac patent with the Sarafem label. PMS is, well, just PMS, but PMDD is listed...

Anxiety board

  1. Anyone taking Prozac? I would like to know side effects and if it is helping?
    ... side effects. I was prescribed Prozac in the form of Sarafem for PMDD, but I'm so concerned with the side effects...

  2. Hello, new here...
    ... mentioned my issues to my gynecologist and he gave me Sarafem (Prozac) for a while. He thought it was just bad PMS...

  3. Freaking out
    ... you are taking. For PMS, there is a med called Sarafem which is like Prozac, but I believe you only take...
    ... that.... SEE! being panicky. Do you think taking sarafem and effexor RX will be too much? I'm worried about ... OR Should i continue taking my effexor and add the sarafem in?...

  4. some thoughts on antidepressant meds for anxiety
    ... My gyno recently prescribed Sarafem to me for PMDD, which is Prozac. I haven't started...

  5. anxiety and pms
    ... Also, Prozac is used for PMS. It goes under the name Sarafem . My gyn told me that you only take it for like 10...

  6. Lexapro to Prozac? Anyone with me?
    ... I hope this turns into my saving grace. I was on Sarafem years ago and it did wonders for me. They say Sarafem...

  7. serafem
    ... SARAFEM is same as PROZAC... Eli Lilly renamed it for PMS...

Bipolar Disorder board

  1. Wrong meds?
    ... Prozac. Prozac is also marketed under the tradename Sarafem and Sarafem is indicated for PMS, not depression....

  2. how do I NOT be so compulsive?
    ... Esertia) fluoxetine (Prozac, Fontex, Seromex, Seronil, Sarafem , Fluctin (EUR)) fluvoxamine maleate (Luvox, Faverin...

Depression board

  1. Couple Questions about Buspar
    ... Thanks, I think it is Sarafem that I heard could be taken as needed. I'm feeling...

  2. Sarafem and Lexapro?
    ... It is my understanding that Sarafem is essentially Prozac (fluoxetine), it's just made...
    ... Like kittywitty said, Sarafem is pink Prozac made by Eli Lilly, the manufacturer ... works, you know? I guess Lexapro must work for you? Sarafem /Prozac/fluoxetine is longer lasting so doing a short...
    ... soooooooooo good to hear..........so you think it is the Sarafem ? Oh I hope so........I can't tolerate it as I am...
    ... so now it's been a little over a month now with the sarafem . I have had a chance to take it in conjunction...
    ... OK it's been a little over 2 months with sarafem and there are practically no PMDD symtoms now, only...
    ... Actually when I first started taking sarafem my Doctor asked me if I would like to take it for...

  3. Heart Fluttering
    ... t have to resort to RX meds. And btw, I only take Sarafem and Klonopin. That's it, with an occasional Muscler ... relaxant. And technically, I take Sarafem , which is the same thing as prozac, but marketed for ... help. Buspar, Lexapro, Klonopin and the latest is Sarafem . I haven't noticed any improvements so far. But with...
    ... problem, measurable in biological tests. Who said Sarafem was the only drug 'targeted" specifically for PMDD ... has the empirical formula of C17H18F3NO•HCl. Sarafem isn't anything specific for anything that Prozac isn...

  4. prozac 4 PMDD ??
    ... OK I just passed my first month trying sarafem for PMDD and I have to say, I feel GREAT! Especially...

  5. Prozac causing crying?
    ... I've been on Sarafem 10 mg for two weeks for PMDD. The first week went...
    ... If I'm not mistaken Sarafem is also, Lexapro. I'm not sure how much can be blamed...
    ... Sarafem is generic for Prozac. It's supposed to be taken 14...

  6. Cymbalta and DEPRESSED!!
    ... together? Maybe ask about using a small amount of prozac/ sarafem with it? I am down but don't know if it is the med ... or it has not kicked in yet. Only been a week on Sarafem . I am one of those that wonders about these meds...
    ... other than that no side effects yet. Are you taking Sarafem or Fluoxetine? I know it's the same, but the Sarafem...

  7. Celexa vs. Lexapro?
    ... Isn't Sarafem (sp??) prozac? If it's the one I'm thinking of, it...

  8. Okay, For Pms Depression, Should It Be Paxil Or Prozac?
    ... makers of Prozac actually came out with a drug called Sarafem which is just prozac that is taken in lower doses...

  9. Effexor Nightmare - Please Read
    ... I agree, prozac for weight loss is insanity. And, Sarafem for PMS, whoops, I mean PMDD. Nevermind that PMS and...

  10. Lexapro---anyone here use it or tried it?
    ... I am on lexapro 10mg. I was on sarafem which did nothing for me. I dont know how long I was...

Panic Disorders board

  1. Bad anxiety attack when taking new medication?
    ... Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro, Luvox, Effexor, Sarafem or other antidepressants, or Zyban, the smoking-cessation...
    ... Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro, Luvox, Effexor, Sarafem or other antidepressants, or Zyban, the smoking-cessation...

  2. worrywort
    ... the doctors prescribe it they do so under the name Sarafem , so most women taking it don't even know they are...

Aging Issues board

  1. What am I going to do at this age?
    ... hormonal changes of course, my doctor prescribed Sarafem for those, it also gets rid of anxiety which is caused...

Women's Health board

  1. Can't Take It Anymore, Please Help Me w/SEVERE PMS
    ... course it does not. Nothing has helped, including Sarafem (prozac), B-vitamins...I've tried everything I can...

  2. Pmdd???
    ... I was just perscribed Sarafem from my dr. It is for P.M.D.D......and severe PMS...
    ... Sarafem is the same thing as prozac. If you do a search for ... sarafem and prozac, you will see it's the same thing. I'm...

  3. yasmin 4 pms/pmdd w/depression
    ... any more anti depressants. My dr just perscribed Sarafem , without telling me this was an anti depressant. ...

  4. sarafem for PMDD
    ... Sarafem is pretty much prozac. I took it when it first came...
    ... I started sarafem for pmdd about 3 weeks ago....my period is due any...
    ... As the previous poster stated, sarafem IS prozac. And prozac is now available generic, so...
    ... made my PMDD worse... I've completed a month with sarafem and I have to say it has worked great! I feel sooooooooo...

  5. Is this normal?
    ... for PMS/PMDD that include seratonin medications like Sarafem (similar to Prozac) that only need to be taken for...

  6. severe moodswings/depression before period
    ... is gone. The treatment for PMDD (I believe) is Sarafem which is like Prozac, but I don't think you take it...

  7. For PMS-Depression, Should it be Paxil or Prozac?
    ... PMS disorders (it's marketed under the brand name Sarafem , however, it's made by the same company as Prozac...
    ... I would ask the dr. about the sarafem , then....
    ... like wanting to eat more. If you want to take the Sarafem product, I think you only take it for one week or...

  8. Pmdd?
    ... trying hormones. My doctor then wanted to put me on Sarafem , but Sarafem is the same as Prozac and I can't stand ... regulate your cycle, maybe you should consider trying Sarafem . Not all people have the bad reactions I do to SSRI...

  9. PMS Question...
    ... more migraines with both. She then suggested we try Sarafem , but it is the same drug as Prozac and I already knew...

  10. Any ideas on what could be wrong?
    ... is sleep. Sometimes i will just zone out. I do take sarafem for my mood swings the week before my period. Which...
    ... is sleep. Sometimes i will just zone out. I do take sarafem for my mood swings the week before my period. Which...

  11. Suggestions for PMS Relief
    ... I have never taken that med. I take sarafem . I really like it, but i think it's a form of prozac...

  12. Is this PMS normal????
    ... about 2 to 3 months. If that doesn't work, ask for Sarafem which is for PMS but I'd try the Ovcon first. Good...

  13. PMS crazies
    ... I have pmdd and i am taking Sarafem . You are diffently not alone. I go through this too ... mad the next. It is just horibble. I really like the Sarafem . Totally better. I even had some depression....

  14. Pmdd
    ... Which i didn't want people saying. So i went with the Sarafem and just paid the money. I think it will be worth ... extremely depressed with it. If it wasn't for the Sarafem i don't know that my husband would have put up with...
    ... before you start your period?? I used to be on sarafem also. (a few years ago) I guess it is just like prozac ... seemed a bit gentler? My insurance quit paying for sarafem , so I had to move to prozac, but now I am on paxil...
    ... Did sarafem make you gain weight?...
    ... I haven't had any trouble with weight gain with sarafem ? It has been great. I just started back on it after...
    ... going to make an appointment with my dr. and ask about sarafem . Do you know if that helps with anxiety disorders...
    ... Hello :) I had never gained weight with sarafem . In fact, I lost alot of my appetite with it, and...
    ... symptoms. I am going to see my dr. this week about sarafem . He should be able to tell me if that will help anxiety...
    ... At first he was like no we are not paying $100 for sarafem . Its like $120, but insurance helped a little bit ... be classified as have a mental problem, but not on sarafem . She said it has alot to do with the way the two drugs ... When i told my husband all that he said ok lets get sarafem . So thats what we did. I have only started in this...
    ... symptoms. I am going to see my dr. this week about sarafem . He should be able to tell me if that will help anxiety ... docs would be open to your diagnosis and give you sarafem ; however, my OBGYN is the one that prescribed it for ... are going to a regular doc, mention that you want sarafem and tell him why...if he doesn't comply with your...
    ... Does anyone know if sarafem helps with anxiey issues also? I can't find much...
    ... Does anyone know if sarafem helps with anxiey issues also? I can't find much...
    ... Does anyone know if sarafem helps with anxiey issues also? I can't find much...
    ... me today. When I brought the pmdd up and asked for sarafem or paxil cr (the recommendations for pmdd) he looked...
    ... was very understanding about this and put me on the sarafem . I didn't say anything about think i had pmdd. I just...
    ... try the zoloft again (I don't like zoloft), but not sarafem , as it would also make my axiety worse. I can truthfully...
    ... I know a lot of people say sarafem works for pmdd, which my dr. said is the same as...
    ... I know a lot of people say sarafem works for pmdd, which my dr. said is the same as ... the same. I have been on both of them. I started on sarafem , then had to get on prozac instead, because my insurance ... wouldn't cover sarafem because it was more expensive?? I thought that sarafem ... of prozac after about a year of it, then moved onto sarafem , once I got badly depressed while pregnant. I stayed...
    ... re not taking anything now? My dr. said prozac and sarafem were the exact same thing, but I don't see how they...
    ... re not taking anything now? My dr. said prozac and sarafem were the exact same thing, but I don't see how they ... premenstrual right now too...eeeeek! I dunno why sarafem is more expensive. They try and make it "seem" more ... reason, so maybe that's why?? I heard that prozac and sarafem were the same too, but what the heck is so different ... about sarafem that makes it more expensive?? Wierd! :) Charlotte...
    ... to be on something. I think they have packaged the sarafem as "feminine", as you said, and just up the price...
    ... to be on something. I think they have packaged the sarafem as "feminine", as you said, and just up the price...

  15. PMS and Anger
    ... mentioned in another thread on this board as well) or Sarafem . Before we realized that the Pill/my progestin intolerance...

  16. Prozac for PMS?
    ... unlike the way you are prescribed it. More recently Sarafem has come onto the market -- I beleive that is the...
    ... unlike the way you are prescribed it. More recently Sarafem has come onto the market -- I beleive that is the...

  17. Evening Primrose
    ... actually works? I'm also considering asking my doc about sarafem . Maybe I have not given this new pill enough time...
    ... how you feel.. If it doesnt work I will prescribe Sarafem '. I tried Evening Primrose (EP) for 1 mth but I didnt ... get any help from it so I started on Sarafem .. My experience was not good.. I was so tired and ... wanted to! I didnt feel like myself at all. I took Sarafem for a little over a month and when I decided to go ... benefits from the herbs & BCP. If you do a search of Sarafem on this Site or on a search engine on the net like...

  18. testing of testostrone,thyroid,prolactin
    ... time, will find out about my pms next week. i am on sarafem for that. just ask your doctor. all it takes is...

  19. PMS HELP without PROZAC
    ... my whole world is crashing down. She prescribed me SARAFEM which is really 20mg of PROZAC.I am supposed to take...

  20. Should I take Celexa?
    ... tiredness etc. Four years ago, my doctor prescribed Sarafem . Instead, I decided to go the vitamin route. I have...

  21. PMS mood swings
    ... The name of the med is Sarafem which is Prozac with a fancy new name for women....

  22. Help! PMS!!!!!!
    ... from me!!! I live in Florida! ;) Anyone try that Sarafem stuff for PMDD??? I have all the symptoms of PMDD...
    ... I take Sarafem , and it works well for me. It's even supposed to ... or the week of their period and find that helpful. Sarafem is actually a low dosage of Prozac. Mine is 5 miligrams ... generic of Prozac, but you CANNOT buy the generic of Sarafem . Don't ask me why. Anyway, my doctor changed my ... prescription from Sarafem to just 5 miligrams of Prozac so that I could take ... write the prescription that way too. If he writes Sarafem on there and checks generic is okay, that's not even...
    ... really felt out of control of those emotions. Sarafem doesn't make me drowsy and I've had no side effects...
    ... find them helpful for me, so my doctor prescribed the Sarafem . I guess we all just need check into all the alternatives...
    ... every month. It's not as bad now cause I am taking sarafem but I still have a few symptoms. I was getting to...

  23. confused and need advice
    ... in legnth, and flow. The doc. wanted to put me on Sarafem , but I am not one to take meds. easily. I have requested...

Menopause board

  1. pmdd
    ... I think that's called sarafem . I asked my dr. about it and he said it might make...
    ... I think that's called sarafem . I asked my dr. about it and he said it might make ... Thanks for refreshing my memory...it is called Sarafem . I just could not remember that name. Effexor...
    ... "approved" for pmdd are zoloft, paxil and prozac ( sarafem ). But, I did read on a site that effexor and lexapro...

  2. 10 Day Period - Help!
    ... (which I'm not gonna take), and also wants to try Sarafem (same thing as Prozac). I might try it. I don't...

  3. Loestrin for Peri Symptoms
    ... that subsided a couple of hours later when I took the Sarafem , which is strange. I didn't feel so nervous and spacey ... when I took the Sarafem along with the Vivelle ***. So I plan to take the ... Loestrin tonight and skip the Sarafem to see how I feel. Going through the trial an error...

  4. hormones
    ... months. Also, I like your idea on not taking the Sarafem as you were fine until you took it. The pill alone ... might be enough. I think Sarafem is mostly prozac. My doc told me I wasn't deficient...

  5. Sarafem???
    ... Anyone taking Sarafem ? Has it helped with peri/meno symptoms? Thanks...
    ... Andrea Thanks Andrea. I picked up the Sarafem 10mg. today and will take my first pill tonight. ... imenopause. The woman that they interviewed was prescribed Sarafem for her perimenopausal symptoms with included irrational...
    ... Okay, this is day 4 or 5 of taking Sarafem an I'm still feeling dizzy and spacey. Is this common...
    ... through menopause. I've also switched to taking Sarafem at night because of the dizziness. I've noticed that...
    ... Andrea, taking the Sarafem at night seems to help with my sleep and totally eliminates...

  6. lets do a study, list symptoms
    ... hard time finding it. I have tried BC pills and Sarafem . I was not happy with the results. I am going...