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  1. Lexapro Experience
    ... environmental most of the time. My mom has to take Prozac just to be able to function and has taken it for many...

  2. I Need Medication
    ... I started Prozac 2 1/2 weeks ago. At first I was a restless, anxious ... mess. Well, I was already but the Prozac made it worse. Thankfully, my doctor prescribed xanax...
    ... I am thinking of starting prozac . Can you explain how it made your anxiety worse. ... Were you having anxiety attacks before the prozac ? Thanks....
    ... type of side-effect or the other. SSRI's (Lexapro, Prozac , etc.) take many weeks to get to full effect. Other...
    ... now and then. After trying several meds I was put on Prozac . This was at a time when the SSRIs were relatively ... as severe or long-lasting as before. I won't say Prozac quit working for me, but instead I think my chemistry...

  3. Don't know if it's cause of my anxiety...
    ... a full nights restful sleep since i started taking prozac amost a year ago. Im coming down off it now though...

  4. Do you experience this?
    ... am taking Protonox for the reflux and just started Prozac (10 mg) for the anxiety. I have not had one of those...

  5. I'm coming off of Prozac
    ... I am just starting Prozac (11th day) and I am wondering if it helped you. I...
    ... Prozac really has helped me. I was crippled with shortness ... will be fine My Doctor suggested not staying on Prozac for longer than a year, not sure why though....

  6. medication for anxiety
    ... supervision of a psychiatrist) which started with prozac , then celexa, paxil and then zoloft. On my 3rd year...

  7. 8th day on 10 mg Prozac
    ... start soon after I gave birth. I am on my 11th day of Prozac and still have all of my symptoms (although my mood...
    ... I've been on 20 mg Prozac for almost two months now. I had a really hard time...
    ... but I will have a great day and I think maybe the Prozac is starting to work, but then I'll have a bad day ... but I really feel like I need it. Maybe after the Prozac really kicks in I can quit taking it....
    ... can come hand in hand with anxiety. also- i take prozac too, the first few weeks ARE miserable. you feel like...
    ... I didnt know you could get 10mg Prozac . We cant in the UK. 20mg is the lowest dose. 10mg...
    ... my iron deficiency. I will continue to stay on the Prozac and xanax as needed until I really begin to feel much...

  8. Wellbutrin SR for anxiety?
    ... me for GAD. I've been on just about everyone except Prozac . I stopped because of the weight gain. I just...

  9. How many mgs of your benzodiazepine are you taking?
    ... take Wellbutrin XL 300mg in the morning and 20 mg prozac at night for depression once again this stems from...

  10. how to stop worrying about health
    ... danger to myself than anything REAL right now. Im on prozac and i take ativan as needed. prozac has helped tremendously...

  11. Went to see a psychiatrist
    ... wants me to take xanax as needed and to start 10 mg of Prozac . I am a little scared to start the Prozac, but I really...
    ... finding someone you can work with. I have not taken prozac , although it is one of the older drugs. Xanax will ... not affect the prozac and should help with the anxiety. I too saw a psychiatri...
    ... rescriptions yet and am a little nervous about starting the prozac . I need someone to convince me that it will be ok...
    ... Prozac is a good medication. I took it along with klonopin ... . I was able to come off klonopin once prozac kicked in - couple of months. The xanax will help ... with any start up side effect on prozac . Sometimes these meds can make you jittery. Try...
    ... Thanks everyone. I am on day 3 of the Prozac . I took a 1/4 of a .5 mg xanax yesterday. I took ...

  12. Anxiety Meds....
    ... I personally liked Celexa and Prozac ....
    ... i like prozac . i have GAD and panic disorder. i take lorazepam for...

  13. Is this an anxiety attack?
    ... now. But I'm currently 17 years old and just started Prozac four months ago. This is what I feel/do when I ... KNOW I shouldn't be. But I can't control it. Even on Prozac . What do you suggest I do to control the tears? I...

  14. Paxil?
    ... Prozac never did this to me and I have been on and off of...

  15. xanax to lexapro after 9yrs
    ... tried zoloft, paxil cr, seratonin (blackboxed), and prozac all of which had adverse reactions. Very increased...

  16. Getting Off Xanax
    ... I have tried Wellbutin, Paxil, Prozac , Zoloft and a few others and they all gave me serious...
    ... short time) Lexapro and after that didn't work out, Prozac . The prozac seemed to be working but after a couple...

  17. Any natural or herbal supplements to help taper off Lexapro?
    ... was taking it, but unfortunately I am back on meds Prozac since the anxiety came back worse. Good luck to you...

  18. On Lexapro for almost a year and NO SEXDRIVE!!!
    ... sex life. Basically anything like Zoloft, Paxil, Prozac , Celexa, Lexapro, etc are all SSRI's are probably...

  19. Please read
    ... out when I'm home with him. I'm on many vitimins and prozac . I don't feel normal and its getting to hard to handle...

  20. no job= anxiety and depression?
    ... a job for more than a few months. I am taking prozac ... but not finding a job has really gotten me down ... this right now? I wanted to try and go off of the Prozac , but I think I should wait till I find a job and am...

  21. Flying in 3 days HELP !
    ... breath is coming back, although its not as bad as pre Prozac . I havent been on holiday since i started Prozac so...
    ... difference from last year is that i have been taking prozac since the last holiday a year ago. But i still get...

  22. Weening off Celexa (Citalopram Hydrobromide)
    ... came back and now I am also back on meds this time Prozac . Good luck to you.;)...

  23. Increased anxiety on meds
    ... This is my 6th day on Prozac and for the past couple of days I've felt like my...
    ... I tried Prozac a little less than 4 weeks. It also increased my anxiety ... know for a fact a lot of people are successful with Prozac - my sister included- I did not do well with it. It...
    ... getting something for short term relief until the Prozac kicks in. Jeff...
    ... grace even though in the end I did not tolerate the Prozac . Don't suffer it out. Hang in there!!!! :)...

  24. Medications
    ... side effects of anxiety medications...i.e. zoloft, prozac , lexapro, etc., etc., it's peculiar to me that the...

  25. Questions about Prozac
    ... Prozac did wonders for my anxiety. When I started I went...
    ... Ive been on prozac almost a year now. Following are my pro's and...
    ... I did not do well with Prozac . However, my sister takes it and has for many years...
    ... I took Prozac for many years. I stopped taking them and started ... after a few years. I didn't have any problem with Prozac , no side effects at all. I am very surprised that ... someone mentioned that they gained weight because Prozac is supposed to make you loose weight!!! I lost lots ... of weight when I was taking Prozac ....

  26. Lexago No Go, Prozac?
    ... Prozac has a very long half life so you keep increasing the...
    ... few teething problems in beginning, ive been fine on Prozac , only thing that drives me a bit nuts is i dont sleep...

  27. I am going insane!
    ... cutting it all off. Also maybe another drug like Prozac will help with the effects. That's what my friend...

  28. Zoloft Side Effects Over Time
    ... time to switch to something else. i went back on prozac , and the side effects were FAR LESS severe. i was...

  29. Nocturnal panic attacks
    ... have had that happen before but it was when I was on Prozac . I did the same things you described as far as getting ... awful feeling but went away when I discontinued the prozac . So, for me I am pretty sure that was the cause. Hang...

  30. Anxiety Meds
    ... i use prozac daily and lorazepam as needed (for flights, high anxiety ... situations,etc). the prozac increased my anxiety for a few weeks but side effects...
    ... I have tried Prozac and Wellbutrin with no success. For me the side effects ... were horrible. I know Prozac works well because my sister has been really successful...
    ... I have been on prozac before and had a severe reaction to as well as wellbutrin...

  31. Anxiety in romantic relationships
    ... daughter who suffers/suffered like you. She went on Prozac for a while and felt much better. Off prozac now...

  32. Lexapro or ANY med withdrawals
    ... when I came off of Paxil, for a few months now on Prozac . Just a side effect. but pink is right if you feel...

  33. Are there any anti-depressant anti-anxiety meds that do NOT increase appetite?
    ... 40 lbs taking paxil, my doctor recently put me on Prozac said supposedly this one doesnt make you gain weight...
    ... plus it makes it WAY too easy to restrict! LOL) Prozac is good if do have a history of eating disorders....

  34. Upping Paxil Dosage
    ... lbs, I stopped taking it a few months back, I am on prozac now which the doc told me does not cause weight....

  35. over cautious parents?
    ... my aunt has Generalized anxiety, my grandma is on prozac for SOMEthing either depression or anxiety. so i realize...

  36. Have you lost your confidence?
    ... a week today. I just want my life back!!!! I tried prozac and Xanax XR in the past year. Prozac about did me...
    ... far from home. That was during the time I was trying Prozac and it really elevated my anxiety. My sister takes ... Prozac and has done really well on it. However, My brother...

  37. xanax xr for anxiety/panic disorder
    ... when you first start Lexapro. I know when I tried Prozac it was HORRIBLE!! I am hopeful that Lexapro does the...

  38. Diagnose me (no one else will)
    ... panic disorder/generalized anxiety disorder. I started prozac ... and a few therapy sessions and things were so so...

  39. OK why is this happening again ?
    ... I have been on prozac for a year now and have felt quite a bit better. ... attacks back again, not as vivid as before i started the prozac , but enough to interfere with my every day life again ... do. Valium 5mg doesnt touch me anymore, im on 20mg prozac and dont really want to up the dose. Can anyone...
    ... you might want to ask your doc about weaning off the prozac and switching meds. It might be sort of like re-starting...
    ... this happened to me as well, but i had gone off of prozac and had to start it again because of the symptoms...

  40. Help.....
    ... would be down to the worry? I am currently taking 40mg Prozac daily but I don't think it is doing much? What...

  41. Post Traumatic Anxiety Stress Disorder
    ... all been on meds for Anxiety. My sister will be on Prozac the rest of her life according to her Dr. My brother...

  42. I am going crazy, Do I need to go back on Meds HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... Thanks, I went to the Dr. yesterday and he put me on prozac and xanax xr said this is the one that causes the...

  43. First day of Lexapro--help!
    ... hours. I really hope Lexapro does the trick. I tried Prozac over a year ago and it was HORRIBLE!!! It sent my ... I was really scared to try anymore meds after the Prozac experience but I need to do something more than the...

  44. can someone help me?? 2
    ... really concerned about taking anything but ive been on prozac for 10months now and although it took 3 months to...

  45. nervous breakdown?? bi-polar??
    ... different SSRIs (two different Zoloft trials, Lexapro, and Prozac ), and I've also been through three rounds of CBT,...

  46. can you take xanax with paxil
    ... Can you take both Prozac and valium too?...

  47. Switching from Zoloft to Prozac, anyone?
    ... is well with the switch. I remember how you liked prozac . I have been off zoloft for about 10 days now to ... see how I do without meds - backup plan is Prozac ....
    ... Hello...I am taking Prozac and it works great for me! I have tried other antidepressa ... nts before, but nothing works for me as well as Prozac . I have been clinically depressed for nearly 25 years ... now and taking Prozac is something I will continue to take forever. When ... handled without proper medication. So I hope the Prozac works out for you....
    ... next morning, but I can deal with it. I liked Prozac very much, but it gave me hair loss---only mildly ... wasn't for the hair loss, I could definitely stay on Prozac ! Anyway, I think for now I will stay on Zoloft...
    ... Thank you Laura! I wish Prozac didn't have the side effect of losing hair. Otherwise ... If not, I will have no choice but going back to Prozac . Q...
    ... i have never heard this. i have been back on prozac for a few weeks now... my third time taking it. and ... enough it WAS my doctor who said take zoloft, not prozac . after a few weeks i said screw it and went back in ... to get the prozac back. zoloft made me feel like i had a migraine constantly ... it was awful. the only thing ive noticed with prozac is an increased in general anxiety at first...after...

  48. SEVERE agitation on prozac. Anyone else had this??
    ... Hi Pud, are you taking the generic form of Prozac or the name brand? I took the name brand a year ago ... me (I wish I stayed on it!). I heard that generic Prozac can sometimes increase anxiety. I was informed by ... wait till you wean off the first one, before starting Prozac ? Can you call your doctor and ask him about your reaction...

  49. Any help please?
    ... I have been on Prozac for 10months as i sufer from shortness of breath which ... bad holiday last year, this was before i started the prozac , flying really sets me off but usually im ok when ... ruined it. I'm going away again soon, im now on Prozac but im still hving breathlessness episodes, which ... dosage? or is there anything i can take alongside the Prozac to help more, valium doesnt really help me. Any...
    ... better than valium. Valium just made me super tired. Prozac and some of the other AD's work well for general anxiety...

  50. Prozac negative connotations?
    ... Prozac has a more significant drug interaction profile than...
    ... Mt Doc doesnt really like me on Prozac either, but ive been getting on fine with it, so im...
    ... i wouldnt think prozac would have any more or less interactions that other ... to newer drugs, and not older, stronger one's like prozac ?...
    ... Prozac inhibits a series of enzymes in the liver that break...

  51. Does prozac increase anxiety at first?
    ... that was a medecine in itself. But im 10months into Prozac now and im finding im getting shortness of breath...
    ... feeling subsides after a few weeks. ive gone on prozac about 3 times in my life. one time being right now...
    ... system - especially after what aussiejono said about prozac interfering with other drugs- but am now looking forward ... to just being on the prozac . I am going on holiday in 5 days time and am obviously ... coping with that feeling as I am now, but hopefully the prozac will have kicked in a bit more by then. Will keep...

  52. Zoloft Side Effects?
    ... I took Prozac for 3 months last year and felt great, so I weaned...
    ... from going out of the house! i switched back to prozac and it was nothing compared to what i went through...

  53. Saw a psychiatrist yesterday
    ... 20mgs. Lustrat/Zoloft 50mgs are equivalent to 20mg of Prozac " anyone able to comment on this?...

  54. Anti anxiety meds and weight gain

  55. switching meds
    ... could lose some of this weight so she switched me to Prozac . I'm still on the Lexapro 10mg and i'm going to start ... the Prozac in a few days. She told me to just replace the 10mg ... Lexapro with 20mg Prozac and I shouldnt have any side effects. I'm just worried ... Lexapro. Has anyone ever done this? Did you start the Prozac and get no withdrawals? Thanks in advance for all...

  56. prozac or ativan- help!
    ... update- i went back on prozac for the time being. it is the fourth day and i can ... 3/4 times a week until full effect kick in of the prozac ....

  57. Is it ok having 2 anti-depressants together while weaning off one?
    ... Hi All, My doctor has just started me on prozac , and has said its okay for me to also take the anti ... could do with staying on the tricyclics until the prozac at least begins to kick in. Any advice/experiences...

  58. popular anxiety meds
    ... I take prozac , i think it started off ok, but ive been on it now ... come off it, seeing Doc next week to decide. But prozac was and still is good for me, it seems a gentle drug...

  59. Prozac any good?
    ... you mean about the perimenopausal thing. I tried prozac but I felt very hostile and went off of it. I have ... felt hostile on other anti's so it must be me. The prozac started to kick in about the 4th day. I stayed on ... somewhere every night. So anyway if it is anxiety prozac should help with that also. Godbless...
    ... I started Prozac 10mths ago. It took 2 months for it to kick in with...
    ... moment, but this could be because as well as taking prozac and also back on the hrt, I am slowly weaning off ... messed up. I hope I don't get sleep problems with prozac , my other anti-depressants are really good to help ... the tremors pretty bad today, but I don't think the prozac is giving me the heightened anxiety that the other...
    ... P.S. Worrybucket, If the prozac is helping you, I wouldn't bother coming off it. ...

  60. switching from effexor xr to prozac
    ... Ive actually gone downhill on prozac . upset stomach,,intense non stop anxiety. I just dont ... I can take this discomfort. I dont know if its the prozac or not as I was starting to feel a bit bad while just ... on the effexor. my doc had me go down to 10 mg prozac and will call in a few days to see how I feel. he...

  61. Needed: Miracle Drug for Anxiety
    ... replace Zanex? [How about: Ativan, Buspar, Celexa, Prozac & Zoloft]? When I was on the Subutex...the effect...

  62. Anxiety while driving
    ... When i was at the height of my anxiety last year pre prozac , i had a real problem in my car. It got so bad at...

  63. Wellbutrin for Anxiety
    ... been on it for over 5 years. Anti-depressants like Prozac and Zoloft had a much more calming effect on me, but...

  64. Wonder if I should just persevere with an SSRI??
    ... types (docs seem reluctant to prescribe Seroxat and Prozac these days - no idea why??), but although these definitely...

  65. Afraid to take anti depressants
    ... find one thats ok for you. I was afraid to take PRozac when i started it 10mths ago, but im absolutely fine...

  66. paxil----nightmares
    ... Prozac makes me have vivid dreams, more so in the beginning...

  67. Need help through rough times
    ... any help, i felt a little like that when i started PRozac . Every chore was a mountain to climb, but i dont really ... think that was the Prozac , i think it was probably the depression i felt. ... I got over the weird effects of Prozac within about 6 weeks, but i here its very common with...

  68. Hopefully someone can relate...
    ... said that if I felt it necessary, he would put me on Prozac , apparently that is safe during pregnancy. 2 weeks...

  69. Prozac Questions
    ... i am particularly bad anxiety-wise... i am not on prozac tho- on a tri-cyclic. Must say that i had awful twitching...
    ... worse. It does get better. Only prob i have with Prozac now is i think my body has got used to it, as i feel...

  70. Anxiety over dentist appointment
    ... should take meds again?i was thinking about trying prozac but it really took me 2 months to get off of paxil...

  71. Do you remember feeling "normal"?
    ... like everyone i know, not anxious, not scared, not on prozac , and when i look at everyone else getting into a car...

  72. "This can't be anxiety." - Anyone else been in denial?
    ... this is just purely anxiety, and more so now as the prozac ive been taking andbeen fine on for last few months...

  73. I hate the way i am feeling
    ... was apparent. 10 years on i have tried medication Prozac and many more antidepressants but the side effects...

  74. Help Prozac stopped working?
    ... back in again, i cant stand that feeling i had pre Prozac . Wont upping the dosage make me more drowsy than now...
    ... thing but with zoloft. I am now weaning and going on Prozac . Why don't you try the increase? The amount if...

  75. Question about valium...
    ... back to your Doc and ask for something else, i take prozac and that takes about 3 months to get into the system...