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  1. Recovering Bulimic-introducing myself
    ... Lots of binges, feeling gross and hopeless. I'm on prozac and buspar. I am allergic to sulfa and my pysch said...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Buspar Topamax

  2. Compulsive eating and SSRI's
    ... not, but I have several friends who have said that Prozac made it possible for them to stop. I've also been...

  3. Effexor for EDs?
    ... anorxia) last year. After therapy and being put on Prozac for depression, it seemed to have helped with the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Effexor

  4. struggling, again
    ... future...a future without bulimia i hope. trouble is, prozac is just a quick fix..i found before that in not feeling...

  5. Please share..
    ... hopeless and sought medical help. The doctor put me on prozac and I went to group therapy and I didn't binge or ... entire summer. Then I had this impression that the prozac was making me gain weight so I stopped and stopped ... binge and purge almost daily and I just re-started prozac . So now I'm hoping for the best. I'm going into...

  6. tired of this!!
    ... awesome) and I wouldn't be able to work so much on Prozac again because it makes me so tired. I also don't...
    ... Hi Gem, It must depend on the person. I took Prozac for 12 years and didn't gain. Now I'm on Paxil with...
    ... disorder behvior since. From what I understand Prozac shouldn't cause weight gain. I must be wrong. GloBones...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil

  7. Thinking of you all this week!
    ... As a side note, though, if I was still on my meds ( prozac ), I might have been inclined to just let my mom's...
    ... it's working fairly well. Of all the meds, though, Prozac was probably the best one for the ed's. It really...

  8. Goodbye, SSRI.
    ... almost two years now. In May, my PCP prescribed me Prozac (20mg) to stop my binging/purging and other obsessive ... I never threw up. I was in much better spirits on Prozac . I was very satisfied with Prozac except for that ... noticed that it made me feel even more tired than Prozac did and I felt even more bloated. It was around the...
    ... you feel better. I take several meds for bipolar. Prozac was recently added for my depression. I also have ... that I do not lose my appetite and/or weight with the Prozac . Apparently it could have that effect. I'm sorry...
    ... likely started the b/p cycle again after getting off of prozac more because of the weight gain than that the drug...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Topamax

  9. Older Sufferers (Young gals, feel free to join thread)
    ... doing better the past few months, but I was put on Prozac for my depression and I lost my appetite. Now I don...

  10. help
    ... I didn't gain or lose weight on Prozac and Paxil for depression, but I dramatically lost...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil anafranil

  11. Crazy Thinking
    ... others don't. Now for over 6 years I have been on Prozac (which works quite similarly) and I haven't had any...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zoloft

  12. Medications for ED?
    ... My psychiatrist just switched me from 40 mgs of Prozac to 40 mgs of Paxil daily. Has anyone here taken Paxil ... help? Did you experience side effects? I'd been on Prozac for many years and didn't seem to experience any side...
    ... Prozac worked much better for me. The paxil didn't do anything ... so I went back to Prozac . Its good to switch sometimes and ur experience might...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil Cymbalta

  13. Sick of the 'kid question'
    ... have a sex drive anyway due to my long-term use of Prozac (I was on it for eight years and I'm off of it now...

  14. I don't think it ends..ever.
    ... some medication if you havnt tried any yet...I am on prozac its early days for me i dont think its helping but...

  15. vacation blues
    ... Try this prozac stuff..Although im on this and its not helping i read...

  16. How to tell mom about being "sick"?
    ... to me (ie. purging type bulimic, anxiety attacks, prozac treatment) so i can kind of educate them on how its...

  17. Again and again...
    ... year! my doctor attributes this partially due to the prozac that i have been taking for a little over two weeks...
    ... experiences, and advice. Tell me, how many miligrams of Prozac did the doctor prescribe for those who are taking...
    ... i was on 5mg of prozac for a week- i binge/purged once. my doctor said it ... had last night. im not sure if thats because of the prozac or not. anyway, my doctor is upping my dosage to ... stopped- the binge/purge urge already. i posted the prozac question on this board a few weeks ago and someone...
    ... I take 40 mg of Prozac daily. I never binge and have stopped purging (recovering...

  18. Man with eating disorder
    ... my doctor last month and begged for help ,,,now on prozac 20mg for 4wks ..its not helping...i have nobody to...
    ... hate being alive this is my last shot at help if this prozac and therapie dosnt help i will just accept that i...

  19. Prozac for bulimia
    ... I too, was recently put on Prozac to help with bulimic behavior. It seems to be working...
    ... hi kristi, i have been on prozac to help reduce my bulimic behaviour for over a year...

  20. My story (why I think I have an ed)
    ... terrible depressive cycle. i got help and im now taking prozac and in group therapy. my binging cycle gets shorter...

  21. Bulimic / Topamax
    ... going through myself. I'm currently taking 80mg of prozac for Social Anxiety (though I've found it also helps...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Xanax

  22. Deep Breath
    ... was thinking about taking me off celexa and trying Prozac OR Topomax? Please if you have been on Topamax...
    ... was thinking about taking me off celexa and trying Prozac OR Topomax? Please if you have been on Topamax...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Topamax

  23. heart palpitations
    ... low potassium levels? i have also just been put on prozac and was wondering if it was that as well.. any...
    ... should definitely tell the Dr. that prescribed the Prozac that you have been experiencing this problem. It...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium

  24. 1st therapy appt!!!
    ... weight gain Antidepressants: Depression- Paxil and Prozac both can cause weight gain antipsychotics- depression...
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  25. Bulimia need support
    ... down and saw a doctor. I was pretty happy with the Prozac (very low dose). Then I had a family problem ( and ... become an alcoholic)and I was given Wellbutrin with the Prozac . My doctor said that I am depressed and have Bulimia...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Wellbutrin

  26. Any Advice
    ... but i haven't purged for 6 months now. I was on prozac but it doesn't work long-term. I've stopped the anti...

  27. 5-HTP, St. John's Wort, or SAM-e - Anyone taken these for ED's?
    ... Sunshine. :) Well, I pay a copay of $30/month for Prozac (40 mgs) and my hair is falling out terribly from...

  28. Help! treatment not working
    ... considered a binge eating disorder (BED) he prispibed prozac and for a while it really helped, I lost nearly 20...
    ... Are you still taking Prozac ? Maybe you just need an increase....

  29. New here-just wanted to say "Hello"
    ... know much about Zoloft, they usually put bulimics on Prozac but I was allergic to it this time and they switched...
    ... know much about Zoloft, they usually put bulimics on Prozac but I was allergic to it this time and they switched ... Hi tallycat Thank you for your reply. I was on Prozac for about 6 weeks but it gave me a terrible twitch...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro Zoloft

  30. St. John's Wort for EDs
    ... backround on my current situation: Right now I'm on Prozac 40mgs. Recently, I've been informed by my insurance...
    ... and succeeding) to get my insurance company to cover Prozac , I now want to go off of it. As I mentioned before ... thick hair due to a lot of different meds, not just Prozac . And, I'm sorry if I sound vain, but I really miss...

  31. prozac and B.E.D
    ... I was on Prozac beginning in 1988, when it was first approved, when ... bingeing. I had other OCD symptoms too, which is why Prozac was prescribed (I took it for the next ten years)...

  32. Lithium
    ... was in the mid 90's for me and my doctor tried me on Prozac , Lithium, Valproic Acid, Ritalin (I liked Ritalin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lithium Ritalin Zoloft

  33. Bruising and irregular periods?
    ... This happened to me when I first increased my dose of Prozac . I noticed that when I avoided taking aspirin at the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin

  34. How do I get back up?
    ... t mean it can work sooner. For me when Ibstarted Prozac it worked within a week or so, and usually SSRIs take...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Buspar

  35. I feel both proud & confused
    ... I used to have bulmia. What cured me was prozac because it raises sereton levels in the brain and...
    ... I will take your advice. Oh, and pink, I've tried Prozac but my parents forced me off medication (another story...
    ... others say they have been "miracle drugs" for them. Prozac has done wonders for my OCD. But yes, I have also...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Buspar

  36. Please help :(
    ... depressison/headaches (I've tried everything from elavil to prozac to zoloft). My parents are not allowing me to be...
    ... I am on Prozac for OCD, have been for a long time. Do you personally...
    ... would be trying medication again. I have been on Prozac as well, but don't think I gave it enough time...I ... Bulmia, for example, is an obsession. I've heard that Prozac is approved for bulimia. I have been off of all...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Elavil Zoloft

  37. just some questions ..
    ... It's a great source of support. About the meds.. Prozac is currently the only medication that is prescribed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zoloft

  38. How do you get over the fear of gaining weight?
    ... in recovery ever since. Been to therapy, stay on prozac . The past few years have been the best. I went...

  39. New and need help
    ... I wrote a long response to the post "bulimia and prozac " ...I think it might help you to read it. I am a recovering...

  40. bulimia and prozac
    ... take up to 3-4 months to see a real effect. Also, prozac isn't always the right anti-D for bulimia, or depression ... increase in depression or bulimia. I also believe that prozac won't help if you also aren't in therapy for your...

  41. If you are on Zoloft please help me!
    ... EVERYTHING ELSE. MY PYSCH. HAS TALKED ABOUT SWITCHING TO PROZAC INSTEAD. OF COURSE EVERY MED AFFECTS EACH PERSON...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zoloft

  42. Please Read...i Need Help
    ... MY NEXT VISIT(NEXT WEEK) THAT HE WAS GOING TO TRY PROZAC ...WHICH SCARES ME I HAVE HEARD SO MUCH BAD THINGS...
    ... I have heard a lot worse things about zoloft than prozac (all AD's can have bad side effects; but as far as ... ED's are concerned, prozac seems to be the best). Does your psych know about...
    ... ABOUT MY HEART.I'M GLAD TO HEAR BETTER THINGS ABOUT PROZAC ...THE ZOLOFT DOES NOT WORK VERY WELL. YES I'VE TRIED...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Seroquel Zoloft

  43. Recovery
    ... into the market for treating anorexia and bulimia. Prozac was just introduced to treating anorexics back in...

  44. MED QUESTIONS please read!
    ... t worry very much about that. Have you considered prozac ? That seems to be the standard AD used for anorexia...
    ... For the last 4 or so years now I have been on Prozac and it didn't make me gain weight. I think I am a...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zoloft

  45. medication for binge eating
    ... was helpful? i mean, did it "work"? thanks :) Prozac is very helpful for binge eating and bulimia. I'm...
    ... Prozac is very helpful for binge eating and bulimia. I'm...

  46. PLEASE help me stop binge eating ASAP!!
    ... support locally, maybe a therapist, and I know that Prozac has helped many to cut down or stop the binging. ...
    ... psychotic with 5-6 other terrible side effects also. Prozac was awful as well....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Synthroid Effexor

  47. Tierd and angry...
    ... also been ill a couple of times. But, I'm now on 60mg Prozac and its really working. I feel like I'm back to my...

  48. **lets help each other beat ED!!!!!**
    ... medications for these things?? Thanks!! I'm on Prozac (40 mgs.) it seems to work pretty well, but I also...
    ... I'm on Prozac (40 mgs.) it seems to work pretty well, but I also ... how I feel. It's amazing. Hi kittywitty, So prozac helps? Did it make you gain weight? like if it did ... about this little weight gain right since you were on prozac ?? Thanks~ =)...
    ... Hi kittywitty, So prozac helps? Did it make you gain weight? like if it did ... about this little weight gain right since you were on prozac ?? Thanks~ =) No, it hasn't made me gain weight ... overexercising. At that time, I was on 30 mgs. of prozac . Things got a lot better with the increase to 40 ... and be totally out of control and bigger than ever. Prozac helps me to a certain point, but it's by no means...
    ... overexercising. At that time, I was on 30 mgs. of prozac . Things got a lot better with the increase to 40 ... and be totally out of control and bigger than ever. Prozac helps me to a certain point, but it's by no means ... still can't seem to help it!! What exactly does prozac do? does it like relax and calm your mind or somehting...
    ... still can't seem to help it!! What exactly does prozac do? does it like relax and calm your mind or somehting ... obsessing and undereating bad. Anyway, about the prozac , yeah, it does help to calm you down and helps to...
    ... before!! So i don't know what to do! Kittywitty: Did prozac help you to not binge eat? I'm thinking to take this...
    ... Kittywitty: Did prozac help you to not binge eat? I'm thinking to take this ... good to know there is people here to listen!! =) Prozac helps alot of the time. Tonight, however, was a bad...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax

  49. Talk about a bad week!
    ... rubbish and need to rant. Tomorrow I am starting on Prozac and a course of antibiotics, the following day I am...
    ... hoping these drugs will work. Have any of u been on Prozac ?? Suzanne xxx PS the guy who prescribed them...

  50. antidepressants?? need urgent advice and as much info as possible
    ... some respond negatively, some have no effect. I took prozac for my bulimia and no only did I not stop b/p, but...
    ... out of control eating disorder. I started taking Prozac for depression and Xanax for anxiety in 1990. I wasn ... Xanax and cocaine) and I was taken off the xanax and prozac and put on serzone only. I did ok on the serzone...
    ... and without even seeing my doctor I went and got my Prozac filled and started taking it immediatly. BUT, I did...
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  51. New to the board, not new to Bulimia.
    ... prescribed fluoxetine (sp?) which is a anti-depressant ( Prozac ). This did absolutely nothing for me, and I was also ... in the library one time, I came across a book about Prozac , and other similar drugs. I randomly opened it and...
    ... prescribed fluoxetine (sp?) which is a anti-depressant ( Prozac ). This did absolutely nothing for me, and I was also ... in the library one time, I came across a book about Prozac , and other similar drugs. I randomly opened it and ... Thankyou for your time. Tattooed xox First of all: Prozac can cause many of the symptoms you are decribing,...
    ... made sense. Thanks :) And NatashaW, I have been off prozac for nearly a year. The depression and feeling suicidal...
    ... made sense. Thanks :) And NatashaW, I have been off prozac for nearly a year. The depression and feeling suicidal...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Fluoxetine Effexor

  52. Bulimia,Meds.,& Weight Gain
    ... horrific experiences with them (especially Effexor). Prozac is supposed to be the best AD for Eating disorders...
    ... used to binge 3-4 times/day. And, I took paxil and prozac . So, it is just in a persons body chemistry and how...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Effexor Wellbutrin Paxil Topamax

  53. Aggravated
    ... were more hungry.' I told him that my medication ( Prozac ) decreases my appetite, but he already knows that...

  54. I will never overcome my eating problem on my own!
    ... selective seratonin reuptake inhibitor) like Zoloft, Prozac , Celexa would be helpful and not make you gain weight...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Depakote Lithium Seroquel Zoloft Zyprexa

  55. Struggling
    ... one of your posts that you mentioned something about Prozac . I was on Prozac too and I noticed that it really ... appetite and I even noticed a bit of weight loss. Prozac is a toss-up in terms of weight gain or loss, depending...
    ... one of your posts that you mentioned something about Prozac . I was on Prozac too and I noticed that it really ... appetite and I even noticed a bit of weight loss. Prozac is a toss-up in terms of weight gain or loss, depending ... mean fat. Healthy means attractive. Yeah, I'm on Prozac 40mg. I haven't lost any weight from it. Then again...

  56. Please
    ... medication could be part of the solution. I have been on Prozac before and I can really see how it could have the...

  57. Afraid of my medicine
    ... feel. I'm going through the exact same thing with Prozac . :) I've been having problems with my ED (anorexia ... thankfully). Anyway, a friend of mine gained 50 lbs on it ( Prozac ) so obviously I'm concerned how it will affect me...
    ... They've helped. I just want to say to kittywitty that Prozac may actually be a good thing for you. Prozac can be...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro

  58. totally miserable and doomed
    ... when your worrying or overwhelmed either. I'm on Prozac , it helps me quite a bit, just a thought. :)...

  59. Weight Gain from Depression Meds--HELP!
    ... all. It's worth a try. If I didn't have to be on Prozac for my anorexia, I wouldn't be, believe me. I haven...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil Seroquel Zoloft

  60. a question
    ... then starve, etc. ive been through all the meds... prozac and every other anti-depressant, and they just never...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall

  61. On the long road to recovery
    ... would just b/p. I went to a doc who prescribed me prozac and wellbutrin. I had a horrible reaction to the prozac...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Wellbutrin

  62. Medication Worry
    ... was wondering if it causes weight gain? I've been on Prozac , Effexor, Celexa and Dothiepin and didn't gain weight...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Effexor Zoloft

  63. does it ever stop?
    ... could get better with medication and started taking Prozac , and I think it's also my strong faith and the "high...

  64. Has anyone tried lexapro?
    ... for the bulimia, but i haven't yet... Will be trying Prozac next and can report back if it helps with the bulimia...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro

  65. here we go again with all the lies
    ... scares and cuts have driven my b/f awayi was put on prozac and told not to drink but i did and i went really...
    ... with several eating disorders i've been prescribed prozac as well (along with effexor, celexa, zoloft, ...)...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Effexor Zoloft

  66. Need some advice
    ... I have heard that prozac is supposed to help prevent bingeing and purging....

  67. Feeling really guilty...
    ... training for a half marathon.. but I just started Prozac last week.. I wonder if that's the real reason I've...

  68. binge eating and SSRI's
    ... ur eating problems? did it work? from what i hear PROZAC is the best for this. How about u all? :)...

  69. NEW to board 28 year old w/ bulimia
    ... meds would help (took zoloft, wellbutrin, trazadone, prozac , and I few others with no results). I feel like I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Wellbutrin Zoloft

  70. weight gain from anti-depressants?
    ... I was put on Prozac when I was active in my ED...one of the side-effects...

  71. prozac to help with constant hunger
    ... That's odd... I'm an Anorexic and was just put on Prozac a couple of days asgo. I just started taking it...
    ... I've been on prozac for awhile now... for longer than i've had this "ED...

  72. Help For A Friend
    ... exercises for hours to burn it off. He was just put on Prozac . I'm trying to give them some information to help...

  73. Compulsive overeating
    ... been all my life). I'm getting counseling and am on prozac now. Since starting the counseling I feel way worse...
    ... been all my life). I'm getting counseling and am on prozac now. Since starting the counseling I feel way worse...
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  74. Binge problems-which antidepressant?
    ... Prozac is used in treating bulimia. I am not bulimic, but ... I do binge eat. When I started taking Prozac I noticed a big difference in my appitite immediately...

  75. Solutions
    ... Individual Therapy - Lots Meds - I was on Zoloft then Prozac Group Therapy Hard work Determination Faith ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zoloft