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  1. Do I have Depression, or Anxiety? And what do I do?
    ... my mom's sister takes Zoloft, and her brother is on Prozac . I think I heard somewhere that these things can be...

  2. Medication for anxiety?
    ... then when it turned into depression I was prescribed prozac which didnt help at all Over the last 6 months my ... options are re medication. I dont want to go back on prozac , I feel that anxiety is the problem rather than depression...

  3. Its long PLEASE READ> I'M HEADING INTO DEPRESSION!!!!
    ... worry i go threw the same thing. my doctor put me on prozac (spelling errorrrr soorry im young and cant spell...

  4. New here, just wanted to share my story with people who understand!
    ... its really hard to get through I use to take Prozac . which was a mistake. my doctor said it would make...

  5. Just need to talk...
    ... out and get really dizzy. My GP just put me on Prozac about a month ago. I hate meds, but refuse to live...

  6. Prozac...........
    ... time Donna And yes i did lose weight when on the prozac ... at the time, it was a good thing!...
    ... Donna Sue, I took Prozac a few years ago, it takes about 5-6 weeks to work...

  7. Anyone taking or have taken BUSPAR?
    ... prescribed this to me yesterday, I wanted to start my Prozac again, but she said this is much easier on the nervous...
    ... effects. Check with your doctor about it. Also, Prozac and other SSRI's are anti-depressants not anti-anxiety...
    ... Thanks ocdengineer and nuttygirl, the prozac was awful the first 2 weeks that I took it, but after...
    ... QUOTE=Jenny R.]Thanks ocdengineer and nuttygirl, the prozac was awful the first 2 weeks that I took it, but after...
    ... I was like this a few years back when I started Prozac , after 2 weeks I felt better. Does anyone get twitches...
    ... effects. Check with your doctor about it. Also, Prozac and other SSRI's are anti-depressants not anti-anxiety...
    ... ll notice even more of an improvement. When I took prozac , I had the worse first 2 weeks, I had everything from...

  8. CITALOPRAM can anyone advise please
    ... celexa (citalopram) for a week now, i was originally on prozac for 2 weeks but side effects were really bad. I havn...

  9. Bug crawling sensation on skin, can anyone else relate?
    ... with these feelings for around 5 years now. I took Prozac in the past and it never seemed to help, so I decided ... last night to start the Prozac again, I started last time at 20 mg, I was so sleepy ... Sept, but I can't drop this obsession. Hopefully the Prozac will help this time. I wanted to know if you can ... take xanax also with Prozac ? Sometimes I get the burning sensation in my upper...

  10. Xanax and Long Term Use
    ... decreased (Dr didn't want me on Benzos and put me on Prozac ) to 1 mgs a day... And now i have to go plead my case...

  11. How will i do it??
    ... low grade and it may effet my actual pass!! im on prozac for depression and anxiety, only just started a week...

  12. Fluoxetine and alchohol
    ... and have just started UNI, ive also just bin put on prozac for anxiety and depression. i like my little nights ... intend to hold back a bit. see no one knows im on prozac so they will wonder why all of a sudden i dont drink...
    ... preach... lol, but i agree with Arline! I to took Prozac for many years and when i would drink, the side effects...

  13. Effexor for Anxiety?
    ... Hi there, So, you all remember my nightmare on Prozac recently? Well, new doc wants to try me on Effexor...

  14. Tingling Hands with Paxil
    ... I found out about the baby thing, then switched to Prozac . Okay, paxil made me worse for the whole time I was ... stay on it, and good luck. I ended up on Celexa ( Prozac was too strong for me) and that worked well too. I...

  15. HOW much longer...............?????
    ... :blob_fire I am on my soon to be third week of Prozac , and feel like I have more anxiety then ever. Is ... .......................he says, just stay on the Prozac , and give it time. I am freaking on the anxiety....
    ... i gave in and stopped Prozac ...it was making me so anxious, sick.... I feel...
    ... Have not found one I like yet..... As per the prozac ..........was the anxiety any better at a lower dosage...
    ... liking the idea. Only met me once...........? The Prozac was 20mgs, and now up to 40........I am crawling...
    ... Donna, when i was taking prozac , i was on high doses of xanax too! but i did have...

  16. buzzing shock feeling..
    ... control the feelings anymore. I went on Paxil, then Prozac , then Celexa. Celexa worked best for me, but then...

  17. Over 3 weeks on Prozac - still feel bad
    ... I had asked my dr. if I could take prozac one time and he said it would be too stimulating for...
    ... responses. Yes, I think I will just come off of the Prozac at this point, it is making me so hyper and anxious ... occassional panic attack (which I'm getting more on the Prozac , go figure!). The worst feeling is the nausea, ... he says. I'll see if I can last until then on the Prozac .......
    ... good at all and I hope you get help asap. I think the prozac is like a poison in your system and a Doc will more...
    ... posts. I appreciate them. I just stopped taking the Prozac a couple of days back, I couldn't take it anymore ... It's so strange because I had great toleration to Prozac before but like someone said on this post, our bodies ... before the recent few months so for me, I guess the Prozac stimulating me was making it worse. I have suffered...

  18. fluoxetine any1?
    ... tablet-but what is it? i researched and it came up prozac in brackets. does every1 with depression get prozac ... ? see not to label,but i always thought prozac was for severe depression? any1 tell me? im confused ... they are on it too or if they just know-is fluoxetine prozac ? does this gets prescripted to every1 with depression...
    ... Fluoxetine is generic Prozac . No, it doesn't get prescribed to everyone, but Prozac ... generic for paper tissues. I don't think that Prozac is necessarily prescribed only for severe depression...

  19. OK, You all kne by now.............
    ... :) I have been taking prozac for two weeks today. I am also taking Klonplin 1mg...
    ... Donna Sue, I'm pretty sure it's the prozac! The prozac anxiety hit me around the 2 week mark. I am in 3rd ... at all time high. i am considering stopping the prozac at this point. it is not helping me at all and i'm ... doc. maybe the increase was too rapid for you. the prozac does make anxiety worse for the first month or so...
    ... crap, I am not a druggie, don't even care for the prozac , just want something for anxiety. Jackie, you...

  20. Bata Blockers
    ... take me off of Klonopin, and he just started me on Prozac , I am frightend to come off the Klonopin, it has...

  21. The Good, The.........bad, and.....
    ... And the ugly. What has been your experience on Prozac for Anxiety? Pls, advise..........Huggs.;)...
    ... Like the other SSRI's, Prozac did little for my anxiety. I was taking it for my...
    ... No, he's right. SSRI's like Prozac are commonly used for GAD, OCD, social anxiety, panic ... You may be one of them in the near future, and if Prozac doesn't work for you, another SSRI might. It sometimes...
    ... My experience with prozac Mild problems like heartburn (NEVER drink Oj for ... breakfast when taking Prozac ) Upset stomache and BAD sexual side effects! I...
    ... in the hotel kitchen! So, I'm scared that this Prozac is going to make me start doing things like this again ... to walk around asleep at night! It must be the prozac , as you had a similar experience. I've got to get...

  22. Why SSRI's for anxiety?
    ... upper" for people who need a "downer" I do admit, Prozac seems to help me for a few years, but i went through ... what my Dr calls a leveling period where Prozac quit working and then he tried me on several other...
    ... longer! No addictions no side effects! Why give me Prozac ? :blob_fire...
    ... hate SSRI, but supposly they are best for Anxiety ( Prozac ) 1 Week today...........No changes, and now they...
    ... i agree. i have been on Prozac for 2-3 weeks now. no change in anxiety except for ... doc next week to see what his opinion is about the prozac and if I really need it. The only thing that is helping ... me is the Xanax. The Prozac has killed my appetite, to the point of I have to...
    ... i agree. i have been on Prozac for 2-3 weeks now. no change in anxiety except for ... doc next week to see what his opinion is about the prozac and if I really need it. The only thing that is helping ... me is the Xanax. The Prozac has killed my appetite, to the point of I have to...
    ... worse. I have tried them all. You name it, Paxil, Prozac , Buspar, Welbutrin, Zoloft, Remeron etc. You name...
    ... component to depression, ie the label use of paxil and or prozac . Unfortunately Im not familiar with your manual,...
    ... :blob_fire I know, I don't like this prozac , and I know it has only been not two weeks, but I...
    ... Prozac took about a month and a half to kick in for me, Now...
    ... Hi Donna Sue. Are you going to continue on the prozac ? I am thinking of stopping. It has made my anxiety ... 10 times worse. Before the prozac , I still went out and did things, the prozac has given...
    ... 2 days on one pill. Had really bad nightmares on Prozac . Finally went on an ancient tricyclic antidepressant...
    ... still I would just do better on a Benzo, NOT THE PROZAC , I only really have the anxiety when driving the ... Xaxan, What do you think, I am not happy with the prozac ..........:blob_fire ????????????...
    ... Hi donna I took Prozac for about 7 years... It took my body only a couple ... day and always had nervous twitch... I don't take Prozac now, but am weening myself off of Luvox and it's effects...
    ... both cancel each other out? Well after years of Prozac and it's leveling effect, I am hoping my Dr will see...

  23. Anyone try ANXIETOL 7??
    ... I stop them........last time I taked with 1 mg of prozac down to nothing over a long period and within a few...

  24. Xanax not really working?
    ... Prozac will eventually probably work, either that or your...

  25. Anxiety and Smoking (Cigarettes)
    ... working soooo well for me. I had tried Wellbutrin and Prozac they were not right for me. I am now quit for 2 months...

  26. My Doctor is .............
    ... In just two weeks upping my dosage on Prozac for anxiety, from 20 mgs. to 40 mgs. Does this...
    ... prescribed Kloplin (SP) to help, but only been on the Prozac for 2 weeks..........maybe I should give it some more...
    ... you posted..........tomorrow, I start on 40mgs. of prozac ...........ewwwwwwww.:)...
    ... increase. I've been having a really tough time on the prozac and had to decrease from 20mg to 10mg! And my anxiety ... meantime, are you feeling more anxious and jittery on the prozac ? I am! Weird, because I took prozac before but it ... i'm taking xanax to control the anxiety from the prozac .... oh lord!...
    ... guess the Lexapro didn't work for you? I hope the Prozac will start to work and you will feel better. Good...
    ... Hope you are doing better. :) Well, I can say the prozac hurts my stomach, guess I should eat something with...
    ... haven't had a full blown panic attack. I hope the Prozac will work for you. I have read of alot of people...
    ... I am on 40 mgs of prozac and was on 1 mg of klonopin 3 times / day. Today my...

  27. Any ladies have worse anxiety during PMS?
    ... it pretty bad anyway........waiting and hopting the Prozac kicks in...........:)...

  28. Anxiety and Pregnancy
    ... take back control of my life so I went on the meds. Prozac and Xanax (as needed because the Prozac is giving ... stopped meds when they became pregnant. I heard that Prozac is safe to use in pregnacy but I really wouldn't want...
    ... update. I'm now 9 weeks pregnant...I came off the Prozac just before I found out I was pregnant. Now, anxiety ... my OB gyn and she said to start taking my 20mg of prozac immediately. But, I did online research and it scared ... developed by then and it may be safer. Anyone taking prozac for anxiety during pregnancy? Please help!...
    ... psychiatrist who said that it's safe for me to take prozac , I was already 6 months pregnant at that time. I took ... up to 60 mg of prozac and it helped a little bit with my sickness. My baby ... hormones go crazy! If I were you, I would take the prozac now and follow your doctor or else you might get worse...
    ... does anyone else have any experience actually taking Prozac while being pregnant? What happened? Everything was...
    ... 5th month with my 4th baby and i have been taking Prozac ...it is absolutely the most studied SSRI in pregnancy ... and panic with my 3rd baby and thus the reason for prozac during this one. Try to relax and be confident that...
    ... My daughter is 9 months old. I took prozac throughout my pregnancy, and she is fine. No problems ... pregnant, I take Lexapro. My doctor switched me to prozac during pregnancy because it is one of the oldest anti ... depressants and has the most studies. Prozac stopped working for me. Now, I am trying to conceive...
    ... Thanks for your replies, I think I will go back on the Prozac when I finish my first trimester, which is in a week...
    ... said that there has been new studies that show that Prozac could cause Pulmonary Hypertension which is a serious...
    ... It's weird because my OB-GYN said last week that Prozac 'was absolutely safe'....Funny, I wonder why they...
    ... SSRI's have the same risk then? Why does my doc say Prozac is safe!? Washington, DC: If you want a healthy...
    ... while pregnant. I know so many people who were on prozac while prego and all there babies were healthy. I haven...
    ... I will ask my doctor on Monday her thoughts on Prozac vs. Zoloft! It seems we were both told the opposite...
    ... Hi there, I saw my OB Gyn today and she said the Prozac should be fine as I am now out of the first trimester...
    ... Can anyone give me information on what Class drug Prozac is during pregnancy! I have been looking and I see...

  29. just started taking zoloft
    ... Lexapro, before returning to the Zoloft (and taking Prozac after going off Zoloft a second time- I'm not on any...

  30. Pain in left arm area has anyone had this?
    ... the mix. Studies have shown it to be as effective as Prozac for mild to moderate depression - it may take 6 weeks...

  31. New Ativan User
    ... take the edge off my anxiety (mostly caused by the prozac I'm taking). hope you feel better....

  32. High Anxiety on Prozac?
    ... Hi, I just recently started Prozac again after being on no medication for a couple of ... had awful anxiety today...just awful. I think the Prozac contributed to it as I'd been doing so well in the ... last couple of weeks before taking the Prozac . Has anyone else had experience with this and if so ... adjusted to the medication? I remember when I went on Prozac before I started at a lower dose, 10mg and worked ... I also had terrible upset tummy since being on the Prozac and have lost 7 pounds in a week (I'm also dealing ... share their positive experiences with me regarding Prozac ? Did the intial increased anxiety subside once the ... My doc told me to take Xanax too at least until the Prozac really kicks in (he wants to put me on 40mg eventually...
    ... :) Hi, I just started on Prozac 20 mgs. and week from today. At first my stomach...
    ... I took Prozac a long time ago and it didn't help me. I mentioned ... this to my pysch and she told me that Prozac is known to make anxious people more anxious. Go...
    ... am still definitely more anxious since being on the Prozac even though I cut down to 10mg a day. It's weird because ... I was on Prozac before for a couple of years and had no side effects ... basically taking Xanax to combat the anxiety from the prozac . Before I went on the prozac I was dealing with my ... myself out of the negative thoughts. Since being on the Prozac , I feel more helpless about the symptoms my body/the ... really upset tummy. :( like I said, i've been on Prozac before for depression and had no side effects, so ... being on drugs!!! but i did hear from my doc that prozac makes you more anxious at first, and then once the ... share some good or happy stories about anxiety and prozac , please??? cheers. Sara...

  33. Bad day with my HEART!!
    ... I never took Prozac but I did take Paxil (still an SSRI) and on day 2...

  34. Anxiety Medication Help!
    ... If it doesnt work what should l do, l have tried Prozac and Lexapro, both made me sicker than a dog. My doctor...
    ... s which is why we are going this route, I've tried Prozac , Wellbutrin and Paxil to no avail). [COLOR="Red"...

  35. Health Anxiety - I am losing my mind, I think.
    ... She prescribed me Lyrica as I have been on SSRIs ( Prozac , Wellbutrin and Paxil) and they never seemed to do...

  36. Switching from Klonopin to Ativan (withdrawals, anxiety and sleep)
    ... Klonopin (just went back on today) for anxiety 15 mg. of Prozac for Anxiety and Depression 10 mg of Ambien as needed ... several weeks had to come off of it and go back on the Prozac . I have had similar reactions to a lot of the other...

  37. terrible psych. (long story)
    ... i have always had trouble with meds like lexapro, prozac etc cause i get sexual side effects from them and...

  38. I feel like I'm trapped - please help!
    ... depression. I was put on klonopin to help me sleep and prozac for the depression. Since that time I have tried ... mg. of phenobarbital, 1 mg of klonopin, 15 mg. of prozac and 10 mg. of ambien. My mother is dying and lately...

  39. Anxiety/Panic Attack treatment options
    ... doctor and she perscribed fluoxetine (the generic for prozac ), and i have been taking that with really no change...

  40. Depersonalization?
    ... picture in front of me and nothing of me i was taking prozac and ativan and my doctor says he doesnt know what...

  41. effexor & side effects
    ... just went off. I also had this issue with anafrinal, prozac etc... im trying to take clonazapan as needed for...

  42. Anxiety - Stomach Issues .. Advice needed!!
    ... asked about any medication I was on ( stated Xanax and Prozac though im comeing off the Prozac soon) Which sort...

  43. Xanax and weight gain?
    ... I gained weight on SSRI's, Paxil to be specific. Prozac I lost weight. But with the benzos, I heard the...

  44. what is your xanax doseage?
    ... addictive, I have been on Lexapro, Effexor, Paxil, Prozac , and nothing. they just either made me high, or just...

  45. SO frusterated.........anyone with advice?
    ... bouncing for MONTHS!! I was recently on a small amount of Prozac ........seemed to help OK but made me "down" so I switched ... .made me more anxious........switched back to the prozac then got it refilled and was trying it one day on ... today.I did notice that the second script was generic Prozac and the first one was not........I have had issues ... if after 3 days to drop the zoloft and go back to Prozac or try and stick out the zoloft AGAIN and see if this...
    ... fusionqueen, I exactly had the same reaction to zoloft. Prozac made me more jumpy, yet extremely tired so didn't...

  46. BuSpar
    ... try new meds. Prior to taking the BuSpar I was on Prozac for 5 days for depression and it made me spiral downward...

  47. What happens if you switch meds 5 times in a year?
    ... until I could get on to a long term med like buspar or prozac , etc. While on Xanax I was put on another drug like...

  48. My husband thinks he is having a heart attack!
    ... many as 6-8 1mg xanax a day and was up to 60 mg of prozac . He had previously been diagnosed with general anxiety...

  49. I am freaking out!!!
    ... Effexor though. Right now I am living on 10 mg of Prozac (which is probably adding to my anxiety) and Klonopin...

  50. Lexapro experiences...
    ... ago I tried other AD's after a death in the family. Prozac and I think Zoloft.... I hated them! I felt horrible...
    ... lucky it is available now, as I became unable to take Prozac anymore!...

  51. Effexor XR Question
    ... suggested that the effexor doesnt fix me we can try prozac , which l have tried once and got real bad nausea but...
    ... have been slowly trying to get off it and go back to Prozac . I have gone from 225 down to 112.5 (started on 20 ... of Prozac when I got down to 150) but I'm starting to feel the...
    ... other options do l have, l have tried lexapro and prozac both l could only take once because l became so violently...

  52. Best med? Help
    ... I will gain another 30 lbs like I did on Celexa). Prozac doesn't really help with anxiety. Zoloft make me...
    ... medications in use today, the SSRIs (like Zoloft, Paxil, Prozac , etc.) and SNRIs (like Effexor, etc.) share the distinction...

  53. Prozac info needed...............
    ... some of your questions... I've heard you should take Prozac during the day b/c it may just keep you up. But I...
    ... my dr just started me on prozac 6days ago would you say its pretty safe...

  54. No where left to turn............
    ... and soooooooooo exhausted! I am thinking of trying prozac again...........I have not tried it for for that long...
    ... and whoozy and blurred vision that I am going to try Prozac and give it a good shot! I know what Cymbalta did ... to me last time and I hated it. Wish me luck that Prozac will be my ticket........I know it made me feel really...
    ... fusionqueen, good luck on the prozac . I think if you were on the cymbalta for 6 months...
    ... Good luck with the prozac and let us know how that goes for you. I will keep...

  55. From Zoloft to Lexapro any advice?
    ... ecko test. After several weeks, she finally put me on Prozac . Well I took that for a week. It was terrible, upset ... stomach for days. Well my doctor said to stop taking Prozac , and started taking Zoloft. I started at 25 mg for...
    ... ecko test. After several weeks, she finally put me on Prozac . Well I took that for a week. It was terrible, upset ... stomach for days. Well my doctor said to stop taking Prozac , and started taking Zoloft. I started at 25 mg for ... night. I've now been on Zoloft, after a break from Prozac (trying to find my holy grail of SSRI for Anti-Dep ... s office suggested it was simply withdrawing from Prozac , but I do believe the Zoloft may be contributing....
    ... about 2 years ago for really bad anxiety. I tried prozac first, but it didn't do anything for me. So a couple...

  56. How many different anxiety pills have people tried??
    ... Too danged many, I think: Prozac Zoloft Paxil Effexor Luvox Klonopin Valium ...

  57. Will Lexapro make me fatter?
    ... start gaining. Another doctor suggested plain old Prozac (20mg to get me through the next month or two for ... sleep. I know 3 pills seem like a lot, but would Prozac be better? It doesn't seem to make me sluggish and...

  58. Freaking out
    ... For PMS, there is a med called Sarafem which is like Prozac , but I believe you only take it for part of the month...

  59. Anxiety self medicator
    ... paroxetine for a long period in my early 20's, then prozac , neither had any real effect. Although I live in China...

  60. strange feelings in my head
    ... thanks alimon the docter gave me prozac 20 mg im not realy havin fast heart rate tho mine...

  61. need help ??
    ... and basically my doc had me try some ssri .i tried prozac and it worked great for all this time .now around ... discoonected and then got depressed .my question is can prozac stop working all of a sudden ? or have i built up...

  62. Can anxiety cause this?
    ... I have anxiety and currently take Prozac . I have been having problems with my neck and the...
    ... headaches are a side effect of anxiety, not sure if the prozac has that effect on you, I think you would call them...

  63. Zoloft
    ... I've been on Zoloft, Lexapro, and Prozac , and I didn't have any success with any of them, especially...

  64. True or false?
    ... to this? "Standard antipressants, SSRIs such as Prozac , Paxil (Aropax) and Zoloft, have recently been revealed...

  65. Why do Antidepressant drugs cause More Anxiety and are there any that don't ??
    ... counteract the anxiety from the meds. I have heard Prozac is rather mild, with less withdrawals, maybe someone...

  66. Cymbalta VS Effexor??
    ... Cymbalta was not fun coming off but a little dose of prozac helped. Thanks for your input:)...

  67. Is anyone else taking Effexor for anxiety? Some ?'s...
    ... when you are going off it, such as a dose or two of prozac (gets your serotonin back to normal but has a much...

  68. Is anxiety causing anger and blowing up?
    ... off. There are SSRIs that may help you with that, Prozac , Zoloft, Paxil, and related meds are actually sometimes...

  69. Zoloft, Health Anxiety
    ... suicidal if the dosage is to high ......like 5mg of Prozac .......... Hang in there and you will find the right...

  70. My story - To give you some hope
    ... be happy to answer any questions. i am now taking prozac , but was once on paxil too... Take care Hugs to...

  71. Question about Alprazolam morning side effects
    ... the heart palpitation. I have tried, effexor, paxil, prozac , buspar, norontine, welbutrine and remeron and they...

  72. Trazodone or prozac or xanax
    ... anxiety may be related fom going cold turkey from the prozac , most antidepressants should be tapered when going...
    ... may be possible that the anxiety is from coming off Prozac cold turkey. The doctor acted like I should be fine ... now I sit and wait...is the anxiety from stopping prozac and I will get better in a couple weeks or will I...
    ... would be more inclined to stop the adderall than the prozac , but if it were me, I would probably try going off...
    ... have anxiety/depression before you started taking Prozac ? ADHD can cause anxiety and depression (and anxiety ... were not noticing the anxiety before quitting the prozac , maybe it was doing some good? A lot of ADD/ADHDer ... to to benzos and AD's, maybe an even lower dose of Prozac would still give you the same benefits, did you try...
    ... would be more inclined to stop the adderall than the prozac , but if it were me, I would probably try going off...
    ... I can talk to people on the phone. I have tried prozac , wellbutrin, lexapro, zyproxa(sp) and zoloft. The...

  73. Clonazepam Daily?
    ... backwards, but a number of them help with anxiety. Prozac (good during pg but not as recommended for nursing...

  74. I need to learn about Anxiety
    ... Her Dr (who isn't her therapist) just took her off Prozac and put her on Effexor, a really tough drug, but from...

  75. cymbalta or wellbutrin with an SSRI for anxiety?
    ... anyone takes this combo? My doc wants me to start with prozac or paxil. For weight gain reasons I prefer cymbalta...