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  1. to mothers of children that have autism please help i need your advice
    ... in any way but will give us ritalin like sweets and prozac for me. No thanks. Louise....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ritalin

  2. Aggression
    ... I Have A Son Of 17yrs, And Is On Prozac The Doc Is Dose Not Seem To Get How Bad The Problem...
    ... increased anxiety which may aggravate the situation. Prozac has helped several people take the edge off too so...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil Risperdal Zoloft

  3. Autisim and Risperdal?
    ... off if you don't take regular doses. It is not like Prozac which does build up in your system! Shannon...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Risperdal

  4. Autism and bedtime
    ... something different! :) We actually have her on Prozac right now for OCD behaviors and I'm wondering if her...
    Medications also discussed in this post: benadryl

  5. drooling
    ... such thoughtful advice when I was asking about using Prozac for my autistic toddler. We dropped out of the study ... and decided against using prozac for now. This may sound trivial, but my son just...

  6. I need suggestions
    ... in dire straits. Thanks My boy is 13, and was on prozac for a few years. Due to his bad behaviour, we changed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lithium Risperdal

  7. Prozac Research Study
    ... have more information, before starting your baby on Prozac , he isn't likely to suffer permanent damage from the ... wait. If Prozac turns out to cure autism is 3 yr.olds, or to vastly...
    ... everything Elmhar had to say, nice post Elmhar! Prozac is more than just an antidepressant. It has significant ... much on the floor its continually bruised, etc... Prozac is one of the few drugs that might help relieve those ... really been to hell and back, all before the age of 2). Prozac was helpful for that little girl and helped her adoptive ... parents feel like they could cope with her. Because Prozac is one of the few drugs in its family that is available ... example above) that may potentially benefit from the Prozac , there is no reason to put him on it. If you are ... to explain what exactly he hopes to treat with the Prozac (what is the target behavior,) how will he monitor...
    ... My son is on Prozac . He is now 8yrs old and he started taking it at about...

  8. Sensory Issues
    ... great resource. My question is, has anyone used Prozac to help their child with sensory or repetitive behaviors ... research study at UNC Chapel Hill and they want to use Prozac on my son to help balance his seritonin levels. They ... skills. I am trying to find out as much as I can about Prozac , ABA, and all the other therapies out there. Any help...
    ... questions there. I don't have any info regarding Prozac as we are just in the beginning stages of meds now...

  9. Anybody NOT doing ABA?
    ... awful from what you all have said. Has anyone had Prozac prescribed for their child? Has it helped at all? ... son is a part of a research study that is examining Prozac 's benefits on autistic toddlers. I don't know if we...

  10. med not sure what to do
    ... hi my son is on prozac and since left school doing really well since left ... fine now left, doc wants him on adhd med as well as prozac saying it will help when he starts day centre,but...
    ... ylphenidate hydrochloride, but i think his doing so well on prozac , and most of the impusive behavier only happens when...
    ... own thoughts regarding the issue? I am personally on Prozac and Adderall and I feel like these two drugs changed ... these types of drugs) and so a small daily dose of Prozac seems to offset that problem and I honestly feel better ... than I ever have in my whole life! Prozac and Adderall (and Prozac and Methylphenidate for that ... dose of the stimulant is needed when its taken with Prozac as Prozac can interfere with the metabolism of stimulants ... the Methylphenidate was too high since he's on the Prozac too already? Should you decide to try again, maybe...
    ... Docs wanted to put my son on liquid prozac at 3yo. to stop his repetitive behaviour (holding ... yo. Have always questioned should i have tried the prozac ? Please why did the doctor recommend this drug to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methylphenidate Adderall

  11. Bipolar and autism
    ... He takes Lamictal, Risperdal, Topamax, Clonidine, Prozac & Phenergan. I am bipolar as well - used to take...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine Lamictal Phenergan Risperdal Topamax

  12. autism bipolar
    ... very closely for (hypo)manic symptoms while on the Prozac . When taken alone (without a mood stabilizer), SSRI ... 's, like Prozac , may cause (hypo)mania in people who are genetically...

  13. Daughter and aggression
    ... you might want to check with your doctor? A little Prozac might go a long way in this case. Also, sometimes...

  14. drug change for the better..
    ... hi my son is on prozac and dont think it works very well, my son has out...
    ... he gets on , jon is on 2 10ml spoons of floxatine, prozac now, and have got to see doc in jan, so very interested...
    ... you , still early days though, hope it keeps up,with prozac did you notice mood swings or just moody, with jon...
    ... you , still early days though, hope it keeps up,with prozac did you notice mood swings or just moody, with jon...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Risperdal

  15. Zoloft??
    ... exceedingly tired. I was also on Lexapro (nightmare) and Prozac (same as Zoloft). Don't get me wrong- Zoloft is a...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro Zoloft

  16. how to control anger
    ... thanks for that ,his got a good doc and is on prozac and doc thinks its hornmos and the fact his always...

  17. can any one make me send him away?
    ... scared to sit in the same room as him , his now on prozac ,he would throw bite but manly run at me pull my hair ... manage to get through that and things are better since prozac ,but at school he still runs at teacher pulling hair...

  18. has been diagnosed autistic
    ... feel it is right. My son is currently on Ritalin and Prozac . These have helped him with staying on task and compulsive...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ritalin

  19. my son is extremely violent
    ... attack or hurt someone. He is on 500mg Depakote, 20mg prozac and 200mg sequoel. It seems as he gets older he is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Depakote

  20. Prozac and Autism
    ... I have never heard of using prozac for children on the spectrum. However, I do take ... prozac myself for anxiety, and it helps me greatly. I think ... right to worry about the long term effects of the prozac . Did they start giving the prozac at 18 months old ... seems like such a young age to start a drug such as prozac . My son was diagnosed with PDD at 18 months old also...
    ... i am not sure that the prozac has had ANY impact on your childs developement either ... childs well being is in danger by stopping the med. prozac is not in this case anywhere close to being life saving...
    ... I have never heard of using prozac for children on the spectrum. Yes, the SSRI's are ... simply uncontrollable, then yes, I'd say that the Prozac was needed, but otherwise, I wouldn't say that the ... actually made my anxiety worse), Zoloft again, and then Prozac . None of them helped me. I started Prozac last November...
    ... Eighteen months seems awfully young to be put on Prozac . I take Zoloft, and it has helped me, but I was over...
    ... listen to the 3 specialists and keep giving him the Prozac . As you said, he has improved and is now making eye ... will find a doctor who will say not to give him the Prozac ; but, why would you necessarily believe him rather...
    ... listen to the 3 specialists and keep giving him the Prozac . As you said, he has improved and is now making eye ... will find a doctor who will say not to give him the Prozac ; but, why would you necessarily believe him rather ... specialist can give as whether or not noah should be on prozac .... they look at the data and they say, hey this seems ... have other effects much more troubling than those of prozac , zoloft, etc. its a call on isaac's health in either...
    ... way too young to be diagnosed with autism and given Prozac . There is a Neuroimmunologist Dr. Goldberg (?) who ... uses very small amounts of Prozac on children.... I don't think on babies :) According ... the brain does not prune itself by the age of 2 and Prozac does that, "pruning" means to get rid of some neurons ... as the brain grows. Yes, Prozac kills brain neurons. Which basically is useless ... behaviour, good clean food helps the brain to function. Prozac is a man-made chemical that suppresses the normal ... As you are reading about the adverse effects of Prozac you are getting very concerned. It is important for ... some psychiatric terms and do research. Study " Prozac withdrawal symptoms". Prozac is a long acting drug ... among autistic children). Taking your baby off Prozac is going to be very tricky, you would need to go ... very slow. So, when you take the baby off Prozac he might have some of these symptoms, mania, hyperactivity ... s future, as I said he is being experimenting on. Prozac is not for babies. Study Dr. Wakefield findings...
    ... i got a social worker to see him in school,his on prozac now which has help him with his anxity,but still can...
    ... any negative side effects? My son may also go on Prozac . Research has shown a link between a family history ... of depression/manic depression and autism. The Prozac is not necessarily for behavior control or for anxiety...
    ... whether this is also occurring in toddler brains on Prozac , but there's every reason to believe it likely is ... Brain chemicals other than serotonin are affected by Prozac . There is an interaction between them in terms of ... loops & balance. The effect of giving an SSRI like Prozac isn't really like "topping off" low serotonin as ... literature on safety & efficacy trials of SSRIs including Prozac , the question quickly comes to mind: why are these ... short term studies? Prozac has been on the market for more than a decade, there ... for bipolar. But time will tell, whether or not Prozac is on balance, more helpful than not for our toddlers...
    ... members of this forum IF your son should remain on Prozac , instead you should be asking the doctors WHY he is ... on Prozac . I can think of only 2 reasons why he is on prozac ... biting his knuckles until they are bloody, that the Prozac might help to relieve. Prozac is not used as a treatment ... know that, then you can ask yourself if you think the prozac had a positive impact on the problem it was intended ... opinion too. As far as long term consequences of Prozac use we really don't have full answers to those questions ... . Prozac has been available for maybe 20 years now? Because...
    ... judge others too harshly. Parents that decide to use Prozac with their children do not come to that decision lightly...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro Zoloft

  21. I'm at my wits end! Please help!
    ... that point he was on Risperdal, and a short time of Prozac , which made him more angry. He has tantrums almost...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Abilify Risperdal Strattera

  22. To medicate or not to medicate?
    ... inhibit the CBT, too.) So, this past fall I went on Prozac . It also made me tired. I went off of it around May ... seem to do much for me. Since I've gone off of the Prozac , I've had some more obsessions per day, but I think ... Lamictal. When the psychiatrist at my college prescribed Prozac , he also gave me Lamictal to help with my mood swings...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Klonopin Lamictal Lexapro Zoloft

  23. Need help dealing with OCD in a child with HFA
    ... to try something for anxiety but not something like prozac or ridilin...scares me to much...I guess it;s just...

  24. New here,but not to autism...
    ... they stop working,right now hes on concerta 54mg.. prozac 20mg and resperdial 3 mg,some days he does fine and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta

  25. Autism has ruined my life
    ... that too, was not enough. Finally, I decided to try Prozac . It is the best thing I have ever done. I no longer...
    ... the depression on my own. So my ob started me on Prozac . The dosage was increased after Josie was born and ... primary care took over my medication. We kept the Prozac and added Buspar and Amitriptyline. I still have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ativan Amitriptyline Buspar Xanax

  26. New from North Carolina-questions
    ... form of autism ? Most doctors i know would just give prozac or ritalin and expect things to work out. Are...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ritalin

  27. Zoloft use in Aperger children for anxiety
    ... obsessing a lot. I went off of the Zoloft and started Prozac this past November. I recently went off the Prozac ... Anyway, this past November, the same time I got the Prozac , my college psychiatrist recommended that I go on...
    ... We tried Prozac and Zoloft with my son who has a high level of anxiety...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Klonopin Lamictal Lexapro Zoloft Buspar

  28. Regression???
    ... psychiatrist has diagnosed clinical depression but Prozac has not eliminated all symptoms.They also think may...

  29. Is it puberty or what?
    ... as in a younger child. He also takes depakote and prozac for his aggressive behavior. I really wanted him off...
    ... blood clotting abnormalities. Be careful w/the Prozac . The SSRIs, and prozac esp., are Jekyll & Hyde drugs...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Depakote

  30. Sometimes I feel I'm not cut out for this job
    ... And I sound a lot like you. I too have anxiety, and Prozac and I are close friends. I went 4 years having panic...

  31. Fluvoxamine- Does your child take this?
    ... and even though SSRI's like Luvox (fluvoxamine), Prozac , Zoloft, and Paxil are supposed to help both conditions ... college, and I had another breakdown, so I switched to Prozac . I just stopped weaning off of Prozac a few weeks...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lamictal Lexapro Luvox Paxil Zoloft

  32. Is she stubborn or is it me?
    ... him following through. His neurologist prescribed Prozac when he was 12 (for the OCD) and it cured the getting...
    ... other behaviors, when he began a very low dose of Prozac . Of course, he's since been on various meds for the ... compulsive portion of his Autism for many years and Prozac is no longer the best one for him. By the way,...

  33. Sensory Integration Dysfunction ideas?
    ... anything. But things aren't as bad now that I take Prozac . I have migraines and the neurologist proscribed Prozac...

  34. autistis child and medication HELP?
    ... preschool program. So she put him on a low dose of Prozac - I really was resistant, but it was a life saver. ... now at varying doses. Currently he is on 5ml liquid prozac in the morning and 20mg Ritalin LA. He gets a 5ml...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine Paxil Ritalin

  35. taking my daughter off of zoloft
    ... when I was still on 100 mg, I started taking 20 mg of Prozac , which I'm increasing to 40 mg on Saturday, simultaneously...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ativan Klonopin Zoloft

  36. Extreme prematurity & PDD NOS..anybody else?
    ... now with 5 year olds with autism who are being given prozac , now I cannot imagine doing this with my child it...

  37. Autistic AND ADHD??
    ... autistic son takes meds for his autistic symptoms: Prozac for OCD like symptoms, Ritalin for ADHD like symptoms...
    ... autistic son takes meds for his autistic symptoms: Prozac for OCD like symptoms, Ritalin for ADHD like symptoms...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ritalin Clonidine Concerta Zoloft

  38. Follow up to the Big Day
    ... toilet since I've known him. I think he needs to go on prozac to calm down. He is very stressed and I really don...

  39. Our Kids
    ... Hi, my son is 6yr 10mo and ASD. Takes Ritalin and Prozac , and melatonin to help with sleep. We've tried some...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ritalin

  40. med
    ... they have taken my dughter off of her prozac . has anyone one else had to do this? has it been a...
    ... chris was off his prozac for about 3 weeks and I was so happy when he got back...
    ... One of the main side affects of prozac is not eating as well. How long has she been off the ... regular "good'" eater so I don't know wheather the prozac is affecting him that way or not. AS for the bathroom...
    ... her doctor if she is doing all the same stuff. Imo prozac has been wonderful for Chris. It seemed like before...
    ... they put her back on her prozac friday. it was geeting to be to much. she was doing...
    ... They put her back on the prozac last friday. Thing where going back instead of forward...
    ... overstimulated. That is the main reason why he started prozac . When he goes back to the doc next month they are...
    ... Lexi is on 2.5 mg not 2.5 ml of prozac . I get them mixed up cause the have it on her bottle...

  41. Fascinated by doorways
    ... anything else. We did start him on a small dose of liquid prozac and now he still likes to draw, but it's not an all...

  42. new to the site
    ... that thank goodness. they have taken her off of her prozac to see if it is school or if it is the med doing her...

  43. The Big Day
    ... with her behavior. we are also taking her off of her prozac . has anybody else had to do this is doing this and...
    ... with her behavior. we are also taking her off of her prozac . has anybody else had to do this is doing this and ... is it working? thanks Why was she on prozac ? Michelle...
    ... Prozac at that age?? could you tell us why she was on that...

  44. My son said his first words!!
    ... have tears running down my cheeks. Looks like the prozac is helping...that is so wonderful! Wouldn't you know...

  45. Sick with the flu
    ... most "autisc" acting when he gets hyper. When the prozac wears off beware :). He does have his moments but...

  46. Whether or not to medicate
    ... My 24-year-old Autistic son began taking prozac when he was 12. It was tremendously helpful in eliminating...

  47. My Experience With Autism
    ... have been offered Ritalin, Risperdine, Tofranil and prozac ....he is eight! and all of this was offered before...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ritalin Tofranil

  48. breakthrough ???!!!
    ... progress!!! That's great! I read that you started him on prozac ...is he still taking that? Hope you're feeling well...
    ... Sound like it! Prozac is working! I know this does your heart good. Keep...
    ... brace has thrown Chris. I really don't think its the prozac since he has been on for for a while. His routine...

  49. Church
    ... care of yourself. Noticed anything else about the prozac ?...

  50. What's life like with older children?
    ... different. You'll have to judge yourself. Mine is on prozac which does help his compulsive behaviors. But he has...

  51. question about prozac
    ... I personally do not know that much about prozac , but I have heard that in small doses given over a...
    ... is autistic and non verbal basically is on 3tsp. of prozac a day. I don't think it has helped him in his speech ... just can't make due to poor muscle development. What prozac has done for him is control his compulsive behaviors...
    ... and express/receptive language disorder. We tried prozac . Within 5 days he became pretty wild. We wanted to ... thought maybe it would never heal!! Even though the prozac made him manic(up at 4am every morning, climbing everything...
    ... and thanks for your responses. Chris has been on prozac for almost 2 weeks now. His doctor told me not expect...
    ... My son, 25, takes prozac . It helps him a great deal. He is able to better form...
    ... THat was my first thought he was way to young to take prozac ! Ive seen all the things that happen with kids ... on prozac and it does scare me. If I see any "bad changes...
    ... Update me on how the prozac it working for Chris! I've been thinking about you...
    ... compelled to ask you how your son is doing with the prozac . My son's obsessive/compulsive tendencies have become...
    ... concerns has gotton better though. He has been on prozac for over a month and no his talking hasn't increased ... have any issues with his gut so I have no ideas if prozac would interfer with other meds. Good luck and hopefully...
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  52. Article on possible genetic link
    ... told me that she thought I had that. She recommended Prozac and told me it was safe to take while pregnant. I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  53. New member
    ... boys are on no meds...In the past we have had one on prozac ..one on aderall I personally didn't see any difference...

  54. Question For A Friend
    ... kind of illness. The doctor also told her to take prozac for a year which she did. This was to make her happy ... but took away her emotions/numbed her. She said the prozac didn't make her feel happy at all. She wants to know...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Risperdal

  55. Moms Medicated?
    ... Are any of you medicated? Prozac or valium etc.? I don't usually believe in these...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Valium

  56. meds
    ... not anti-med. My 4yo AS son is on a mild dose of Prozac . But, that was after two years of interventional ... effects of many of these new meds. Something like Prozac has been around for 20 years, and the long term effects...

  57. risperdal???
    ... from it. it did not help her at all. She has been on prozac which did not work and she has been on buspar. This...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Buspar

  58. Luvox
    ... likely is Luvox, but we are also talking about Paxil or Prozac . ...
    ... antibodies to their serotonin receptors and that if given Prozac or Zoloft these antibodies to serotonin receptors ... behaviors. Yet another research group has found that Prozac has antifungal ability. Yeast/fungi have cell structures ... to human cells. So it may be that the affect that Prozac is having on decreasing OCD behaviors is based on...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Luvox Paxil Folic Zoloft

  59. Prozac
    ... I never tried prozac on my son but I do know about two people who have...
    ... our nearly-4 y.o. son on an extremely mild dose of Prozac . He has been in therapy since 18 months for early ... tried it. You might want to double-check though... Prozac is NOT for hyperactivity. That's a completely different...

  60. Luvox or other meds..
    ... to me) He has been on dexedrine, ritalin, haldol, prozac , anafranil, zyprexa, etc. All have side effects, especially...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ritalin Zyprexa haldol anafranil dexedrine

  61. husband in korea regression?
    ... keeps up we may try risperdial !he is currently taking prozac and clonidine !i appriciate any helpful coments ...
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  62. Buspar or Buspirone ( HELP )
    ... tried Buspirone? Im trying this because we have tried prozac and respiral and both did not work. My 4 year daughter...

  63. prozac or zyprexa
    ... We decided to try prozac (actually generic fluoxitine) and it has made a world...

  64. Prozac
    ... We use a generic prozac with my daughter (4 yrs old) and have had no problems...
    ... have a 10 year old boy with autism. We put him on Prozac at the end of school for some mild behavior problems ... Children's Hospital in Cincinnati. She really explained Prozac to me and made me feel better about it. Hope this...

  65. AUTISM-Dr. M. Goldberg
    ... ve read on this site from ABA therapy, GFCF diet, Prozac to Secretin. Thanks to anyone who can help. [This...

  66. mild autism
    ... found at painstresscenter.com. It acts as a natural prozac and there are studies that indicate 5HTP works as...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Folic

  67. 24 year old autistic brother digging on walls
    ... destroying his finger nails totally. My parents have tried prozac and other meds. But nothing is working. does anybody...

  68. OCD type behaviors
    ... HF. With the antidepressants I know that Luvox and Prozac didn't work and Paxil made him regress as far as anger...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Luvox Paxil

  69. I am a new member
    ... are now trying Luvox an antidepressant similar to Prozac . The results have not been as dramatic but we have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Luvox Prednisone

  70. RISPERIDAL
    ... regress, but he didnt.As far as OCD we tried paxil, prozac and others but what really works so far is Celexa...
    ... Her moods got worse and she had hives. She is now on prozac has been for about a week. So far so good there is ... her arms. I dont know if i should even have her on prozac . If anyone has their child on it please tell me your...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Depakote Paxil Risperdal Tegretol Zyprexa

  71. PROZAC?
    ... Thinking in Pictures" she talks alot about meds and Prozac . You might want to read it if you haven't. Josh ... to try. I'll let you know how it goes. I hope the prozac works well for him. I know that you have to make...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil