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  1. add meds and trichotillomania!
    ... antidepressants trying to find the right one. I am starting Prozac to help deal with the anxiety. But I am wondering...

  2. Am I over medicating my son?
    ... was taking 30 mg of the ritalin. She also put him on prozac 10 mg. I just don't know anything about this Focal ... Does anybody have any info on it? What about the prozac for a 12 year old?To me this is a lot of medication...
    ... insulin. If your question is primarily, is the Prozac necessary ... why not talk to the doc who rxd it? ... unless there is a very good reason to do it. If Prozac was rxd because your son is low energy & they are...
    ... not found much about it. My son is on his 3rd day of prozac . Not seeing much of a change at all. We start the ... just wanting his ADD meds changed not to be put on prozac . This is all just overwhelming to me.I really appricate...

  3. off prozac= adderall less effective???
    ... I recently stopped talking prozac due to the insomnia, it was a side affect that would ... anyone know why this is, is it just temporary or does prozac enhance the effects of adderall>...

  4. How can I convince my doctors??
    ... push new and different medications on me! Paxil, prozac , wellbutrin (which did help a LITTLE) zoloft (also...
    ... push new and different medications on me! Paxil, prozac , wellbutrin (which did help a LITTLE) zoloft (also...

  5. Does Ritalin help with anxiety too?
    ... first tried to target the anxiety (Effexor, Lexapro, Prozac , Wellbutrin) I had sexual side effects with the first...
    ... Ritalin if need be. I have tried Effexor, Lexapro, Prozac , and Wellbutrin in the past for my anxiety. But we ... we need to target that first. I will say that the Prozac did help the ADD, but I had sexual side effects.:...

  6. Can Prozac work for ADD?
    ... Prozac is not actually a stimulant, but rather it is an antidepres ... to be one of the most "activating" antidepressants. Prozac is more likely to increase restless behavior, and...
    ... Prozac is an SSRI. It is not in the same class as stimulants ... Adderall, which are amphetamine-type drugs. Nor is Prozac in the same class as Wellbutrin & Effexor, the "stimulating ... another drug often prescribed for ADD/ADHD. However, Prozac is definitely a mood-brightener for many people. ... distraction/inattentiveness due to anxiety or depression, Prozac may be helpful. However, if the primary problem is ... prefrontal cortex of the brain due to inadequate dopamine, Prozac & other SSRIs may be counterproductive. Some people...

  7. effexor xr for adhd?
    ... take it for a day they would return. Got switched to Prozac and been fine ever since. J...

  8. Concerta & Lexapro
    ... anti-depressant labeled for ADD). I've been on Prozac for nearly 3 years and have been on Adderall XR 20mg...

  9. I think I have ADD and have lots of questions
    ... to try me on Straterra put couldn't because I'm on Prozac . Straterra is basically an anti-depressant and may...

  10. Going for Diagnosis
    ... to start me on Straterra but since I already take Prozac those two meds don't get along so he wanted me to...
    ... to start me on Straterra but since I already take Prozac those two meds don't get along so he wanted me to...

  11. Quick answer needed........
    ... longer until done---every minute!!!) He's been on prozac and celexa at 4y----before bipolar dx and became manic...

  12. Anxiety w/ ADD Meds
    ... prozac helped me 2 i would have swetty hands and dry mouth...

  13. Can a general doctor prescribe ADD meds?
    ... my doc wouldn't let me take it since I already take Prozac . -J...

  14. Adderall RX, bad breath dry mouth
    ... nerverous i know you have, because i do to. also try prozac . works great. also if you don't drink water the ... 'dry mouth' will cause cavities.......... prozac , stress releavers, a a big glass of h2o. try drinking...

  15. Why Do Meds Stop Working??
    ... was depressed before then. The doctors started me on Prozac and some other medication that made me psychotic when...

  16. Help with school issues
    ... change. I'm thinking about letting them try him on Prozac - although high-dose Prozac made my anorexic daughter...

  17. Has anyone been diagnosed with ADD and OCD?
    ... family history and therefore a lead. They took me off prozac because it was basically the woman-treat-all du jour...

  18. Big Post: My Intro and some Q's
    ... to school my senior year (17), barely passed. Tried prozac at some point, didn't do anything, quit all meds....

  19. Just looking 4 ppl who can realte!!!!
    ... apitite....is it worth it? I also hav OCD...and am on prozac and amitriptalyne. So sry didnt mean to rant!! If...

  20. just want to know...
    ... can you take prozac with adderall??...
    ... [QUOTE=*pig_tails*]can you take prozac with adderall?? No, these 2 drugs should not be...
    ... Actually, it's not unusual for Prozac and Adderall to be prescribed together. Adderall ... cause serotonin syndrome when prescribed together with Prozac . If in doubt, a call to your doc is in order. ...

  21. meds question regarding ADD
    ... be ritalin and the anxiety meds would probably be prozac . :(...

  22. Question: How did you guys get diagnosed with ADD?
    ... spent a while on meds IE: Ritalin, Dexamphetamine and Prozac . I found that my choices were Take the meds and deal...
    ... Parents sent me to a shrink dxed me with that put on prozac and wallah iz like magic lol helped alot. But as the...
    ... want me on meds. I had depression as a teen and the Prozac made me more hyper and angry. She also said that ... because the Prozac didn't work no other med would work either. Then...

  23. concerta, focalin, metadate ?????
    ... physically hurt. I was at my wits end. I also ended up on prozac just to be able to handle it all. I will admit I did...

  24. Hi!! Help this newbie!
    ... also have been taking 60mg of Strattera & 40mg of Prozac (for my depression)...while i'm excited that i may...
    ... I was taken off prozac when I was diagnoised with add....doc seemed to think ... that prozac might made the add worse. I am on zoloft now :)...

  25. Could i have ADD/ADHD?
    ... he will assume I am just depressed and prescribe me Prozac which is not something I want....
    ... inhibit the reuptake of serotonin...those would be prozac , wellbutrin, lexapro, celexa...but they work slow...

  26. Can Add Be Linked To My Depression?
    ... My mom keeps lecturing me for taking the prozac prescription and that my depression probably has something...
    ... possibility. Do you feel that your current medication, Prozac , is effectively managing your depression? If yes...

  27. adderall can make me moody?
    ... changed my zoloft (which wasn't working anymore) to prozac and upped my bc pills estrogen level. i don't know...
    ... changed my zoloft (which wasn't working anymore) to prozac and upped my bc pills estrogen level. i don't know...

  28. Metadate CD
    ... tried Straterra with no success on it. I also take Prozac and Abilify for depression. I would love to hear...

  29. what could this be
    ... believe me. they just put me on an anti-depressant, prozac , which seemed to just make it worse. now i binge and ... concentrating...but now i have more problems...the prozac just makes me not worry about anything..but i STILL...
    ... believe me. they just put me on an anti-depressant, prozac , which seemed to just make it worse. now i binge and ... concentrating...but now i have more problems...the prozac just makes me not worry about anything..but i STILL ... after awhile of eating right again. Now, if the prozac is making things worse, you shouldn't take it IMHO...

  30. Which Medication Best Addresses Inability to Focus?
    ... interested in some insight to this as well. i've been on prozac for 2 1/2 years. i don't have problems with hyperactivity...

  31. My story, interesting indeed
    ... depression on the market. Effexor, Zoloft, Valium, Prozac , Celexa, Seroquel, Wellbutrin, Buspirone. More recently...

  32. Dexedrine and Xanax
    ... Hello, first time poster. I currently take Prozac (for depression and anxiety) and Xanax (for seriously...

  33. How long does it Last?
    ... about 2-1/2 months. I was taking Straterra 80 mg and Prozac 60 mg. Before that I tried Concerta 54 mg. The Adderall...

  34. My head is spinning
    ... and went to a new Dr yesterday to get a refill on my Prozac . During our long discussion, she brought up the possbility...

  35. STRATTERA ~ Side Effects
    ... 100mg. Strattera shares some of the same chemicals as Prozac , or whatever the anti-depresion drug Eli Lily has...

  36. New to healthboard and ADHD
    ... medication for it. i am on straterra now, as well as on prozac (which i have been on for a while due to the depression...
    ... medication for it. i am on straterra now, as well as on prozac (which i have been on for a while due to the depression...

  37. Has anyone ever considered that "ADD" could simply be a personality type??
    ... of psychiatry and who has written of the dangers of Prozac is a psychiatrist and does sometimes prescribe drugs ... speech at his university that shed a bad light on Prozac (Eli Lilly contributed $$ for university research...

  38. 11 year-old son with depression and ADHD
    ... feel like he hates me too. So the doctor put him on Prozac . The Prozac is great. He seems more mellow and happy...

  39. Zoloft and adderall together help with weight gain?
    ... take an anti-D that changes your metabolism. I took prozac for about 2 years and gained 40lbs. I didn't eat any...

  40. Extreme Rage from Zoloft,
    ... know of that has been approved for use in children is prozac and no others.Marcia...

  41. Help! son taking abilify and prozac
    ... don't know much about abilify but I do know about prozac and the other SSRIs that are out there.You really ... need to look at his use of the prozac and when these symptoms started.My son was started ... on prozac (and others over a years time) and he started having...

  42. what to do now????
    ... never been prescribed any meds for my ADD, but took prozac for 3 months(in rehab) as a teen. lets put it this...

  43. What to do possible pregnancy with ADD and depression???
    ... course...duh) that continuing to take Wellbutrin or Prozac was okay, but maybe lower the dose a bit. Isn't Lexapro ... in the same family as Prozac ? I was allowed to take Prozac during my first pregnancy...

  44. How does Concerta affect you? My observations
    ... yrs ago. I tried Ritalin, Welbutrin and am now on Prozac (40mg). The Prozac helps with my moods alot. It keeps...

  45. Please read, need help with daugher
    ... yrs ago she ws dianosed with adhd and ocd. She is on prozac and strattra. She is so hard to deal with. She is...
    ... Bipolar, in which case both the Strattera and the Prozac can contribute significantly to increasing anger,...
    ... yrs ago she ws dianosed with adhd and ocd. She is on prozac and strattra. She is so hard to deal with. She is...

  46. being informed
    ... on some SSRI, now the latest one in the news was on Prozac . One could say they would have done what they did...

  47. Ritalin-like and appetite
    ... weight is actually around 42 kgs. She's taking also Prozac but that doesn't seem to have influence on her weight...
    ... Also, while antidepressants often cause weight gain, Prozac has been known to EITHER cause weight gain OR cause...
    ... weight is actually around 42 kgs. She's taking also Prozac but that doesn't seem to have influence on her weight...

  48. Adderall Dosage?
    ... impulsive (which really bothers me!) I'm also on 30mg of Prozac every day (just started it a few weeks ago). Unfortunately...

  49. Side Effects of Adderall
    ... about four years ago. I have taken all kinds of SSRIs ( prozac , celexa) and just ended Wellbutrin. None have worked...
    ... about four years ago. I have taken all kinds of SSRIs ( prozac , celexa) and just ended Wellbutrin. None have worked...

  50. Focalin
    ... begin taking Focalin for the sexual side effect of prozac , it is supposed to help with it according to my doctor ... for my ADD as well as the sexual side effects of the prozac . A girl can dream right. LOL! I would greatly appreciate...

  51. 50 conditions that mimic ADD
    ... increases seratonin levels in the brain exactly what Prozac , Elavil, and similar drugs do. 38. Gifted...

  52. Wellbutrin: the good, the bad, the withdrawl
    ... Unfortunately, I moved back to 150mg XL when I started Prozac - I haven't been happy with the combo....
    ... take wellbutrin sr 150mg twice a day. I also take prozac 25mg twice a day. They seem to even me out. I was ... tired on just prozac , the wellb. has given me more energy. I am still hyper...

  53. Concerta
    ... everything is normal. I am wondering if it is the Prozac I am also on that is making me have these horrible ... panic attacks. I would rather cut down on the dose of Prozac then get rid of my Concerta. Is it possible to get...
    ... everything is normal. I am wondering if it is the Prozac I am also on that is making me have these horrible ... panic attacks. I would rather cut down on the dose of Prozac then get rid of my Concerta. Is it possible to get ... other poster's daughter is a good example too. Now, Prozac is an SSRi. SSRi's can cause anxiety and panic (serotonin ... and effects the dream cycle of sleep. So I'd say the Prozac is to blame for the dreams and panic. The Concerta ... stick with it and slowly, I mean slowly, taper off the Prozac if you prefer that. If that goes well, later on maybe ... term use can cause problems. But if tapering off Prozac causes any deep depression or suicidal thoughts, best...
    ... trust dearly she is so good and now that I think that Prozac is the bad one that is causing my thoughts and Anxiety ... dreams didn't really start until a few weeks after my Prozac was upped from 30mg to 40mg. I will be sure to let...

  54. Does Smoking help you Concentrate??
    ... fistful of psychoactive substances like amphetamines and prozac down you or your kid's throat if a doctor told you...
    ... fistful of psychoactive substances like amphetamines and prozac down you or your kid's throat if a doctor told you...
    ... fistful of psychoactive substances like amphetamines and prozac down you or your kid's throat if a doctor told you ... making a statement about shoving psychoactive meds or Prozac do to make him feel accepted? My problem with your...
    ... making a statement about shoving psychoactive meds or Prozac do to make him feel accepted? My problem with your...

  55. Could my adderall wearing off make me depressed?
    ... time, taken many different kinds and currently take Prozac ... I still crash when I come down from my Adderall...

  56. ADHD or Bipolar, I'm confused?
    ... taking different types of SSRIs during this past year. prozac was the first,he had a huge change in behavior,total ... about anyone but himself.after getting him off of the prozac , we tried lexapro which went fine until his depression...

  57. Concerta and Stratera in combination
    ... depressed. After a serious downturn we started him on Prozac to good effect after about 3 weeks. However he ... becoming a major problem. Knowing that both Stratera and Prozac were associated with drowsiness I started to look ... dramatically and we are trying him on half the dose of Prozac at 10mg. We have a regular appointment with his...

  58. Do Suffer from Add??
    ... thank you for the feed back guys...ya I am on 40mg of prozac a day. Its been a while now and somtimes i still feel...
    ... inattention problems. Knowing now that you are taking Prozac , I'd be less inclined to blame it on the Prozac. ...

  59. Strattera success stories??
    ... some of my older posts, I'm 40 yr old male, taking Prozac and Lithium for Bipolar disorder for about 14 yrs...

  60. Adult ADD and meds that don't affect sexual drive
    ... maintain peaceful personal relationships. I have tried Prozac in the past for a few weeks, but it gave me too much...

  61. Strattera and Prozac
    ... strongly. I don't think it's unusual for Strattera and Prozac to be prescribed together, it's just that their dosages...
    ... side effects, he assured me that taking the 80 mg Prozac with the 80 Mg Strattera was ok, and being that almost...

  62. ADHD and phentermine
    ... but the most popular right now - the "SSRI's" like Prozac and Zoloft - work primarily on serotonin. Hope...

  63. effexor
    ... but very limited!!! actually i read somewhere that prozac is often used a lot more than effexor at helping with...

  64. Neuro-psych test??????
    ... results or negative results). i think i've also tried prozac , but i can't remember if its that or something else...

  65. dexedrine and wellbutrin?
    ... lethargic but been off that for two weeks and wanna give a prozac a try again since it seems to be the most activating...

  66. dexedrine and increase in dosage
    ... version by Barr...i can remember when i switched from prozac to the generic form, the generic didn't work half...

  67. New here - parent of 7yo ADHD boy - need support
    ... also while pairing with anti-depressants... he was on Prozac for awhile and was just switched to Zoloft. It...

  68. Adhd?
    ... search current lawsuits against such drugs as paxil and prozac for some listings?). Go to Dr. Peter Breggin and Dr...

  69. Ritilin and clonodine - anyone??
    ... Clonodine for his ticks. He also takes a low dose of Prozac for OCD (anxiety). He has done great on this combination ... mature and controlled his has been. (He does take the Prozac and Clonodine about 1 hour before bedtime) Best...

  70. I dont have Add-have concentration problem
    ... also help my depression, possibly as effectively as prozac . I plan on starting next week. Good luck and...

  71. Bipolar & a.d.d.??
    ... about 16 years ago. For the last 13 years I've been on Prozac & Lithium. In the last 2 years I was also diagnosed...

  72. Provigil and Adult A.D.D.
    ... also have generalized anxiety and depression and take Prozac 20 mg in the a.m. I'm wondering if something like...

  73. This is very scary, and very sad!
    ... in Florida a couple of years ago? I believe it was Prozac he was taking. I took Prozac and Xanax for a while...
    ... in Florida a couple of years ago? I believe it was Prozac he was taking. I took Prozac and Xanax for a while...

  74. I have my appointment - And I'm petrified!
    ... Well, they do have doggy Prozac , so I'm assuming Ritalin is next! By the way, I think ... giving a dog Prozac is a form of cruelity, since they can not tell you...

  75. Anyone with a child on meds all through school?
    ... started taking lose doses of hormones and a little prozac to help the roller coaster ride. My life changed...