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  1. Are my going to die of a life threating disease?
    ... sometimes it quits) it should help again but generic prozac is very similar and would be cheaper sounds like...

  2. NEED HELP lowering anxiety!
    ... all anxiety was gone. I also have been on paxil and prozac all these worked for me besides a typical side effect...

  3. Restoril--Temazepam...question
    ... I have been on all types of medication....Zoloft, Prozac , Wellbutrin, Topamax, etc. Currently, I am off of...

  4. Good Experiences with meds???????????
    ... common ones right now) are the ssri's. To name a few Prozac , Zoloft, Paxil, Celexa,Lexapro, Wellbutrin. There...

  5. Prozac and anxiety
    ... my psych wants to put me on prozac . I have anxiety, OCD and depression. Can prozac help ... all those things? What are some side effects of prozac ? Prozac is indicated for all of these illnesses...
    ... and depression, mostly anxiety and was prescribed Prozac at a starting dose of 10mg about 3 weeks ago. I ... too wondered if prozac could help both things. Its pretty hard to tell ... definitely higher then ever, this is a side effect of the prozac so I was aware why it was happening. This eased after ... because everyone is different, but I would say give the prozac a try. x...
    ... I can tell you that prozac does work for anxiety and depression as well as social...
    ... Yes, Prozac can help all of your symptoms, in theory. As an SSRI ... my OCD was so much more severe than the others...? Prozac was a revolutionary drug for depression, so I don...
    ... until I was nearly 40 years old. I started taking Prozac over 14 years ago and along with behavior modification ... basis. I will probably be on a maintenance dose of Prozac for the rest of my life. I'm totally comfortable...

  6. Xanax XR Tapering
    ... four months ago. I have also built up to 10-12MG of Prozac . Tomorrow will be the third day that I have only ... taper by half a month ago when I was only on a little Prozac and by the 5th day the anxiety came creeping back ... try the taper again since I have a higher dose of prozac in my system. Does anyone have any experiences with...
    ... you with the tapering, but I was wondering how the prozac was doing for you? Does it help with the anxiety...
    ... four months ago. I have also built up to 10-12MG of Prozac . Tomorrow will be the third day that I have only ... taper by half a month ago when I was only on a little Prozac and by the 5th day the anxiety came creeping back ... try the taper again since I have a higher dose of prozac in my system. Does anyone have any experiences with...

  7. LAMICTAL good for anxiety?
    ... another antidepressant of a different type, perhaps prozac you may be better off with a new doc...

  8. Can long-term Xanax make me sick?
    ... taken the Xanax XR (1MG in the AM) and about 8 MG of Prozac . I've not had to increase the xanax dosage...it's...

  9. Insomnia with Effexor - Please Help !
    ... the medication is different then a normal SSRi like prozac or wellbutrin, ( effexor is nonrephdrine which im...

  10. Prozac & Xanax?!!?
    ... The prozac needs time to get into your system. The X is for...
    ... that combo too and it works great. I take 10MG of Prozac and 1MG of the Xanax XR (extended release). The Prozac...

  11. Does Anyone Get Major Dizziness With Anxiety
    ... am dizzy most of the time and have tried Zoloft and prozac but couldn't take either one. I am so afraid of taking...

  12. Preoccupied with thoughts
    ... at treating these intrusive thoughts...especially Prozac ...it may take a while and at higher doses but I have...

  13. changing meds... hospitalization?
    ... to twizlit all antidepressants mentioned are prozac type, doc should have tried you on some other type ... , there are several and thay often work when the prozac type dont effexor and mirtazepine are 2 other types...

  14. Panic Attacks..
    ... will eagerly prescribe an antidepressant such as prozac but at 15 you may be a bit young and also there cab...

  15. Anxiety mixed with depression anyone?
    ... in the beautiful fresh air. I am two medications, Prozac and Lamictal. I take xanax when I need to. With me...

  16. Lexapro Causing Anxiety!!??
    ... to some other antidepressant med, perhaps generic prozac ...

  17. I'm my 4th week of Lexapro, so how exactly should I be feeling?
    ... to be coping well with it lexapro is one of many prozac or SSRI type meds, they all can help with anxiety...

  18. Nervous about Lexapro
    ... as Comptons stated above. That happened to me with Prozac . I told my shrink and he said "I hear that all the...

  19. Sex drive and antidepressants...please r/o
    ... I've tried Zoloft, Prozac , and Effexor and all have a similar effect. Before...

  20. Losing my insurance
    ... anxiety and sadly theres no generic zoloft is a prozac type med and there usually are generics of these available...

  21. Started Lexapro on Wednesday
    ... early lexapro side effects lexapro is 1 of many prozac type meds, these often eventually help a lot but thet...

  22. Help! I think I have Leukemia!
    ... I have GAD and OCD and I am currently taking 40mg Prozac . I am convinced that I have Leukemia because i have ... The weird thing is 3 years ago when i first started Prozac I developed the bruising and when I went off of the ... meds the bruises dissapeard. Now I have been back on Prozac for about 3 months and the bruises have started again...
    ... these emotions. Have you talked to your doctor about Prozac , and that perhaps its not working for you? I dont...

  23. Need Advice About Lexapro Part 2
    ... his uncle. It finally stopped when he started on Prozac back late last year. He has really had a rough life...
    ... Bell, neither can I! My husband is on Prozac now (since November) and he has lost 22 lbs! He never ... and he rarely ever eats any now. Maybe I should try Prozac ?? Ok - I am being good right now, I am drinking my...

  24. prozac and dizziness
    ... it may be from the prozac try to find a pharmacist who will talk with you about...

  25. Lexapro is working but I am so tired...Part 2
    ... I was screaming to go back to work! lol Being on Prozac has helped him quite a bit with that, thank goodness...

  26. Help, Eyebrow Falling Off!
    ... with me. I am a 29 year old female Im taking 20mg of Prozac and have for about 4 months now. I was diagnosed with...

  27. Is Xanax Dangerous?
    ... dose and take it in conjunction with a small dose of Prozac (5MG) for anxiety not so much depression. It's worked ... wonders and once I have stabilized on the Prozac for 4 weeks (It took me almost 12 weeks to get to ... 5MG of Prozac because I am so med sensitive...no joke) then I will...

  28. anyone like Zoloft?
    ... Prozac is too stimulating for me, Paxil is too sedating....
    ... If I had the choice right now, I would go back to prozac ..... but I know I have to give this more time....
    ... I am very, very happy with Zoloft. Prozac gave me horrible nightmares, and made me depressed...
    ... it for a month, but I know I had this problem with Prozac ...

  29. Zoloft Question - Please give me advise.
    ... zoloft is 1 of many prozac type meds and can be very useful for anxiety, panic...

  30. from Lexapro to Prozac for panic???
    ... I have some advice for you. I started on 20mg of Prozac for panic/anxiety and it freaked me out...the dose ... 5MG after titrating up from 2 drops (liquid form of prozac ) each week. It does help in the right dose. I also...
    ... while trying to get pregnant....so she switched me to Prozac . Now I have anxiety, panic and some obsessions but ... NO depression. I read that prozac is for depression. I am scared it will make things ... worse. Has anyone had luck with prozac for anxiety and panic? I also take klonopin for the ... anxiety - need some advice please. Heather Prozac and other SSRi's can have side effect of nervousness...
    ... I cant understand docs thinking as lexapro and prozac are the same type of med, SSRI antidepressants, both...
    ... Doc has had 50 or so women fo through pregnancy on prozac . She is starting me on 2 mgs for 6 days, the 5 mgs...
    ... I cant understand docs thinking as lexapro and prozac are the same type of med, SSRI antidepressants, both...

  31. Paxil vs Zoloft for anxiety
    ... anxiety, see the paxil website in fact generic prozac would probably be as good and lots cheaper several ... leading psychiatrists prescribe generic prozac as their first choice for an antidepressant its...
    ... several leading psychiatrists prescribe generic prozac as their first choice for an antidepressant LOL...

  32. The Best Antidepressant for Social Anxiety???
    ... THE SAME TYPE OF ANTIDEPRESSANT AS PAXIL, A ssri OR PROZAC TYPE you may do better on another type such as effexor...
    ... they are both SSRI's. Zoloft is more similiar to Prozac as it has a longer half life than Paxil. Paxil...

  33. Is Xanax for long term use or just as needed use.
    ... wanted me to get to a certain level of the liquid prozac (5MG) (I just got to that point a week ago) and stablilize...

  34. How should I wean off my 3rd week of Zoloft
    ... antidepressant of a different type zoloft is a SSRI or prozac type, there are several others valium type meds...

  35. Hry33...which medication?
    ... and got a very bad reaction from 1 later took a prozac type antidepressant which helped a lot and stayed...

  36. Does Zoloft Cause ZITS???
    ... zits that took forever to heal. I had no problem with prozac doing this. :)...

  37. anyone tried valium?
    ... also tried ativan and xanax, klonopin effexor xr and prozac . none of them worked for me. hoping the valium will...

  38. just an update
    ... well i just wanted to say im almost done one week of prozac and my doctor said it could take up to 3 weeks for...

  39. First week side effects Prozac
    ... Hi there, I took Prozac for about 6 months a while ago, i have to say the...
    ... run it's course. I'm surprised the doc put you on prozac . It lost it's popularity years ago..........
    ... got lucky! It's hell getting adjusted! I hear that prozac and to an extent, zoloft, are among the more activating...
    ... Thanks. What do you mean by prozac being more "activating?" (Pharamacist friend...
    ... healthy person, but started zoloft (same class as prozac ) for pms and it had me thinking that I was going crazy...
    ... run it's course. I'm surprised the doc put you on prozac . It lost it's popularity years ago....... Paxilhead ... : what did you mean when you said " prozac ... lost its popularity years ago" ? any info about ... can I find it? thanks leibnyz (on 2nd day of prozac )...
    ... I don't buy that "that Prozac has lost it's popularity".... what is has lost is ... year on marketing than Nike did for its shoes!!! Prozac is still the first line of choice for many people...
    ... Paxilhead: what did you mean when you said " prozac ... lost its popularity years ago" ? any info about ... can I find it? thanks leibnyz (on 2nd day of prozac ) The more popular SSRI's out now are Paxil, Lexapro ... , Wellbutrin, Zoloft, etc. Prozac is still albeit popular among younger people for Dr ... 's to prescribe (less risk of suicide on Prozac for them)......
    ... So would 10mg prozac still be considered a highish initial dose? I'm still...
    ... So would 10mg prozac still be considered a highish initial dose? Nope...
    ... doing that search you will find that the efficacy of Prozac dosages was the same for 5mg as it was for 10mg just...
    ... ooops sorry about that....but also, you can get prozac 10MG in tablets that are scored and you can take half...
    ... odd for the first couple of weeks when I started on Prozac back in November. I was getting sweats, feeling not ... about everything. Good luck AnnArborHawk. I hope prozac works for you :)...
    ... I'm just wondering how everyone is doing with the prozac now? I just started a few days ago and I don't like ... have that? It seems that if you stick with it the prozac works. I hope it will for me. I'm taking 20mg for...
    ... Hi, I've just started on prozac a week ago after being on effexor and cipralex which...
    ... are a lot less likely at this point. I've been on Prozac 5 mg for four months now and not had to up the dose...
    ... say it's to additive. Did you get headaches on the prozac ? The last two mornings I have woken up with terrible...
    ... pills a day. And yes, I did get headaches with the Prozac ...horrible at 20mg...but then when I started and slowly...
    ... psychiatrist. It's been 6 days since started the prozac and I'm not feeling any different. I hope this kicks...
    ... Hi all- I am on my first week of prozac (took it every other day last week, but every day...
    ... I know several people who had to start at 2MG of prozac and work up. Do it this way and there are ZERO side...

  40. Is jaw-clenching normal on Zoloft, plus I'm extremly tired?
    ... I had jaw clenching with prozac ...really weird....try taking the Zoloft at night....

  41. Best Meds and Therapies?
    ... instead of a GP...and second, a small dose 5MG of Prozac and maybe 1MG of Xanax XR daily is a spectacular combinatio...

  42. Doc wants to put me on Zoloft
    ... my doc weened me off zoloft for a generic form of prozac . that's helped even more than the zoloft. like you ... zoloft. the only possible side affect with the gen. prozac that i've noticed is weight gain... but that could...

  43. Should I start taking something? If so, what?
    ... finally I made the move to the doctor, and he prescribes prozac . First few days I think it had a positive placebo...

  44. 5 mgs of Paxil?
    ... paxil is a prozac type med so any generic prozac med would be as good and probably lots cheaper, discuss...
    ... paxil is a prozac type med so any generic prozac med would be as good and probably lots cheaper, discuss...

  45. new to the anxiety board
    ... came back when i was 16 i was also put on 20mg of prozac and when my anxiety was really bad, ide have to take ... alphrazolam that day too. I felt great! once the prozac hit my system and started to work i couldnt believe ... mom about it who also has severe anxiety and takes prozac for it. I went to the doctor and was put back on ... my prozac today so hopefully i'll feel better soon. Wow this...
    ... Hi lauren I hope the prozac works again, it usually does but sometimes a higher...
    ... I agree with Hry also that you may need to up the prozac , if it doesn't work in a few weeks. Good luck!...

  46. lexapro vs. zoloft
    ... flyer points! if wanting a SSRI, consider generic prozac , its cheaper and prozac has been studied a lot all...

  47. Xanax XR
    ... with the extended release? I'm also on a low dose of Prozac and it's been working well. I've just found it odd...

  48. This is sending me over the edge.....
    ... and your reaction to paxil is sadly common, its a prozac type med and these are being heavily promoted to docs...

  49. Lexapro is working but I am so tired!
    ... psychiatrist to take him off that! He started on Prozac recently and doing very well with it. Good luck!...
    ... but it zonked him out and then they put him on the Prozac . He's been on so many different meds, it would make...
    ... knocked him out all the time, so they switched him to Prozac . I wish you good luck on the Lexapro, and don't...
    ... side effects like this, maybe because i went from prozac to lexapro. I can't do this right now, I have finals...
    ... his last psych put him on! He then switched him to Prozac which is working very well for him. Well - I am...

  50. Xanax XR Tapering
    ... morning for 8-10 weeks while I increase the amount of Prozac . In about 10 days I will be at the recommended Prozac ... sensitive that it took me this long just to get the 5MG of Prozac with no side effects. I had started this regimine...
    ... morning for 8-10 weeks while I increase the amount of Prozac . In about 10 days I will be at the recommended Prozac ... sensitive that it took me this long just to get the 5MG of Prozac with no side effects. I had started this regimine ... sensitive that I take 2 mg of Lexapro and when I took prozac it was 3 mg tops. Our livers must be missing that...
    ... dose because I was not at a high enough dose of the Prozac (like 6 drops!)to compensate for the Xanax taper. ... said that once I have been on the 5MG (20 drops) of Prozac for 3-4 weeks, then I can attempt to taper the Xanax...
    ... dose because I was not at a high enough dose of the Prozac (like 6 drops!)to compensate for the Xanax taper. ... said that once I have been on the 5MG (20 drops) of Prozac for 3-4 weeks, then I can attempt to taper the Xanax...
    ... morning for 8-10 weeks while I increase the amount of Prozac . In about 10 days I will be at the recommended Prozac ... sensitive that it took me this long just to get the 5MG of Prozac with no side effects. I had started this regimine...

  51. Newly diagnosed
    ... paxil is advertised for your problem, it or any other prozac type med can help a lot, alternatively a valium type...

  52. Anyone else have issues with people not taking your anxiety seriously?
    ... were the same people who encouraged me to try generic prozac - all of the rest of these meds either didn't do anything...

  53. zoloft
    ... that i had a allergic reaction to it. should i try prozac ?...

  54. Extreme anxiety about my health
    ... Are you taking any anti anxiety meds? I have tried prozac which was ok but awful side effects in the first week...

  55. Went to the doc for Ativan, ended up with BuSpar
    ... A Hmo And The Get Kick Backs For Prescribing Paxil Prozac And All These Other Meds,some Which Have Been Recalled ... Them Out And It Was Safe For Them To Take Paxil Or Prozac And They Are Fine.but Where I Am The Just Give It...

  56. Anyone tried Remeron?
    ... I was really foggy and out of it. I also tried Prozac , Zoloft, Paxil......and am now on Effexor XR. I'm...

  57. ZANAX,PAXIL & TRAZODONE
    ... many do take your meds, paxil is just 1 of many prozac type meds, nothing special about it, but it does...

  58. Lexapro verses Paxil
    ... welcome zlucia :) paxil and lexapro are both prozac type meds or antidepressants and all these meds can...
    ... is different. I never tryed paxil. I tried effexor, prozac , celexa, klonopin.ativan and lexapro was the only...
    ... didn't gain any weight or feel sick to my stomach, Prozac made me very sick! The only side effect is that it...
    ... not sure, I was never on paxil but I did switch from prozac to lexapro just like that, no tapering. I would ask...

  59. Advice on an anti-depressant?
    ... cant be predicted, I suggest you start with generic prozac which will be cheaper and as good as any of the others...
    ... My dr. has never suggested prozac . Isn't wellbutrin similar to prozac?...
    ... before....don't go anywhere near Wellbutrin or even Prozac at standard doses if you're prone to anxiety. I've ... and it will make you jittery beyond belief...Even Prozac at 20MG gave me horrific panic attacks. I think most ... I have mentioned, I think a small amount 2.5MG of Prozac and building upward weekly to a dose of maybe 10MG ... generic...if you are sensitive to meds, the generic prozac by law is allowed to be up to 30% different in terms ... sure thing with the brand name. If you go with the Prozac brand name in liquid form and start at a small dose...
    ... the morning as it gives me some energy. I have tried Prozac , Paxil and Zoloft and this is by far the most impressive...

  60. Klonopin and Buspar??
    ... over a year. it was my last resort because I tried prozac and paxil for the anxiety and it did not work for...
    ... over a year. it was my last resort because I tried prozac and paxil for the anxiety and it did not work for...

  61. Fear of Dying
    ... Worry. I hate living like this! I have tried Prozac , Wellbutrin, and then Paxil CR. All to no avail....
    ... anxiety meds are deemed unsafe during pregnancy. Prozac and Zoloft seem to be the exception. I am 7 weeks ... pregnant and my OB suggested I start on Prozac . I have not taken it because I know it will be pointless ... be harmful to lab rats during studies). I believe Prozac and Zoloft are in a class B. You could do a google...

  62. any body else...?
    ... in here about how well i was feeling being off of prozac . but, it seems i've taken a turn for the worse. since ... toward everyone. i don't want to start taking the prozac again cause i wasnt doing very well while on it, but ... anyone else has had any similar side effects from prozac or post-prozac behavior such as this. thanks...
    ... Did you taper off the Prozac , or quit cold turkey? My girlfriend was on it and...

  63. zoloft 19 days
    ... This is typical for Zoloft...I had it with Prozac when I took the standard 20MG dose it caused greater ... slowly. I subsequently started with 2 drops of Liquid Prozac (not kidding) and worked my way up to 5MG. I also...

  64. is there anyway to make this go away?
    ... activities due to panic(I guess). They put him on prozac & it really helped open him up a lot. I hope you...

  65. Xanax users
    ... release) every morning with 10 (2.5 MG) drops of liquid prozac and the combination has been beautiful.. I have never ... old self. Initially I had tried the standard 20MG Prozac dose and it was horrific...I waited for weeks for ... told me that standard doses in SSRI's (especially Prozac ) will wig people out who are prone to anxiety/panic...

  66. Can impotence be connected with High Anxiety?
    ... zoloft is a prozac type med and often does help a lot with anxiety it...

  67. Xanax to Klonopin? Anxiety way high!
    ... 1MG every morning with 10 drops (2.5MG) of liquid prozac and the combo works beautifully. Good luck....

  68. Prozac?
    ... past year and a half. My family doctor prescribed Prozac to me and at first it helped a little, cause i was ... suicidal thoughts. My doctor has taken me off of the Prozac for those reasons and I've been off of it for about ... where near as intense as what I felt while on the Prozac . So, I would strongly suggest discussing with your ... doctor in depth on how Prozac can affect you. I've heard that it is different for...
    ... Thanks for answering me. I did decide to try to Prozac . Wow, I could tell the difference within two days ... about this weight loss? (I'm pretty sure it has to be prozac -related) I don't have to worry about side effects...

  69. lorazepam
    ... your anxiety better than the lorazepam, IMO, generic prozac is very similar and probably cheaper stay on the...

  70. Can somebody give me a little info...PLEASE
    ... in regards to what this could be? I was put on Prozac a couple of years ago but being that I have basically ... can discuss with my Dr., she was so quick to suggest Prozac that I want to go in with my own thoughts (imagine...
    ... to learn how to relax antidepressant meds such as prozac often help anxiety and OCD books on overcoming OCD...

  71. Extreme Symptoms PLEASE HELP
    ... callapsed and ended up in A&E. I've already tried Prozac - 10 weeks (made me feel suicidal!), Dothiepin - 2...

  72. Hi Can Anyone Help
    ... psychiatrist? I've taken Xanax XR and a small dose of prozac (liquid) and it has given me my life back. That's...

  73. Prozac for social anxiety/panic??
    ... Yes, I have been taking very low doses of the liquid Prozac and it has helped with anxiety/panic...I've been able ... taper down from 1.5MG Xanax XR to .5 MG...low doses of Prozac CAN help....but you have to start low or you'll wig...
    ... Yes, I have been taking very low doses of the liquid Prozac and it has helped with anxiety/panic...I've been able ... taper down from 1.5MG Xanax XR to .5 MG...low doses of Prozac CAN help....but you have to start low or you'll wig...

  74. lexapro
    ... lexapro is a prozac type med so if its helping try to get some generic ... prozac or something like it effexor is a different type...

  75. lexapro side effects
    ... the dreams zoloft and lexapro are both the same, prozac type meds so maybe you would have done better on the...