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AltParadox 08-09-2007 11:33 AM

Prozac and Weightlifitng
 
Hi all,
I recently started taking 20 mg Prozac for depression/OCD. (I'm still in the first two weeks so its hard to tell whether or not its working; the first week was pretty rough though). I was wondering if anyone who takes Prozac, and exercises regularly - particulary weightlifting - has seen any changes with regard to the results -- muscle increase/decrease?

Thanx in advance.

kittywitty 08-09-2007 11:55 AM

Re: Prozac and Weightlifitng
 
I exercise and lift weights regularly and I was on Prozac for eight years. I can't recall losing any muscle mass. However, be warned, Prozac does deplete protein and amino acids, so you should supplement with these.

Survivor3 08-10-2007 11:30 AM

Re: Prozac and Weightlifitng
 
I don't think it matters one way or the other.

AltParadox 08-14-2007 09:44 AM

Re: Prozac and Weightlifitng
 
Thanx you guys. I was quite sure it didn't matter one way or another, but I remember reading something about it effecting bone density in mice, and I was OCD'ing about it.


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