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  1. Weight gain and meds...what has been your experience???
    ... these two concerns. I've never been on it myself. Prozac was good for me, but I did have sexual side effects...

  2. REALLY want to get off of Paxil....
    ... does not cover it. My choices are Serzone, Zoloft, Prozac , Luvox and possibly Effexor or Celexa. I would really...

  3. proza
    ... my psyhiatrist perscribed prozac for anxiety and panic. But when i started taking...
    ... It could be panic, or it could be the Prozac , as hypertension is a listed frequent side effect ... there listed as aggitation and CNS stimulation) of Prozac ; the entire PDF on Prozac is easily found on the internet...

  4. New to Board, Advice?
    ... described and take the same meds except celexa instead of prozac . I have the hernia, acid reflux bloating and chest...

  5. Throbs? Am I the only one that knows what this is really?
    ... therefore it has a strong withdrawl profile. As opposed to prozac which has a very long half life and much less severe...

  6. XANAX users.
    ... opinion. I don't think the SSRI's work as well. I took prozac and in no way did it feel like xanax..no comparison...
    ... on the following for anxiety: Xanax, Valium, Paxil, Prozac . The one's that worked? You guessed correctly- Xanax ... keep trying until one works". Funny thing about the PRozac , no contract no nothing, 5 minutes and I was out the...

  7. HELP I'M LOSIN' IT..I BLEW MY TOP!!!!
    ... hate his la-di-da attitude. I'm about 2 weeks off of prozac and don't want to go back on it. :( Right this minute...

  8. prozac and unexplained problems!!!
    ... Lilly website even states this, yet people are on PRozac for 10 years or MORE. Benzodiazepines are also a ... today to keep pumping people full of SSRI crap when Prozac , the oldest, only started testing in the early '80s ... that doctor of yours and keep trying to correlate the Prozac /Neurological Problems connection. Then I'd be looking...
    ... law was practically threatened by doctors to take Prozac when her husband passed away some years ago....of...
    ... can't dodge them all. You can refuse to take your Prozac , and they'll prescribe you something else without...

  9. Back on Meds... anyone familiar with Paxil CR
    ... are famous for this..Some have good luck with paxil, prozac , etc. some don't. I didn't and will never take an...

  10. What kind of therapy is good for anxiety?
    ... people that responded to my last post know that I am on prozac for anxiety. It has helped some and made somethings ... worse. I am going to be stoping the prozac , as of tomorrow I am cutting down to one cap a day...
    ... dragonballwizard: ... I am going to be stoping the prozac , as of tomorrow I am cutting down to one cap a day...
    ... is someone out there who also had difficulties with Prozac . I thought I was alone, because it seems to work wonders...

  11. does anyone understand how i feel.
    ... hard to believe but tis true.. i started off taking prozac for a year and it worked great for me.. then i was ... bad for over a week.. so off the paxil and back on prozac .. only this time it cause every common side effect ... on the internet... finally figured out it was the prozac DOH.. so im off the prozac now and still have anxiety...

  12. anxiety and the out doors
    ... like you would not believe and trimbling. I am taking prozac for anxiety and depression until I can talk to my...
    ... Antidepressants like Prozac make us more sensitive to the sun. I know that personnally ... problems if you didn't eat or drink enough. I was on Prozac before and I found it was making me agitated. I'm...

  13. My milk was so bad, I think I just got Mad Cow Disease!
    ... think if you were to tilt his head back a little, a prozac may pop out of his neck! At least it seems that way...
    ... to cause serotonin deficiency! but it doesnt! READ PROZAC BACKLASH! clearly states there is not a proven fact...

  14. Trying to stay positive, BUT....
    ... however, I have been having a difficult time. I am on Prozac for anxiety and OCD right now, but it is making me ... what works? I am really trying my hardest to give the Prozac a chance, and to let it help me. I just cant understand ... right now :(..... Anybody have any experience with PRozac and panic problems/nervousness? I have been on it...
    ... after starting Zoloft, which is in the same family as Prozac . You obviously belong to the lucky ones who can go ... to suffer from this panic crap to allow 4 weeks for prozac to work. I am trying to beat panic, not suffer daily ... from it; which I was NOT doing prior to starting Prozac . To me, it makes no sense. I have taken xanax before...
    ... be better than what I have been going through with PRozac . I am not taking it anymore- I am trying to get help ... medications, and why I need to suffer like this. No prozac today, and I am a lot more relaxed...Go figure- but...
    ... nickey69: ... what I have been going through with PRozac . I am not taking it anymore... SSRI's... maybe they...
    ... usual dose, and it was having some bad effects. With Prozac , there is - at least for me- a "high" feeling. It ... eventhough I have health insurance...Paxil was a no go, now prozac . If I had gotten a 10 day prescription to Valium to...

  15. I need some advice please!
    ... Hi, I have been on prozac for about 3 or 4 weeks. I thought it was working great ... had the racing heart with my anxiety sense being on prozac . So it is helping to some degree but I am at a loss...
    ... has this sort of thing happened before starting the prozac ? the prozac dose range is about 20 to 80mg daily,...
    ... Anxiety is actually an occasional side effect of Prozac . If the medication is worsening your anxiety, you...
    ... your replies. I did have anxiety before taking the prozac . I was put on prozac for depression and anxiety. ... My Symptoms before prozac were as follows: fight to take a breath fast hart ... beat. trimbling flushed face My symtoms with prozac are as follows: over whelming fear in some situations ... walking. trimbling flushed face So as you can see the prozac has helped some. But it has increased my fear to the...
    ... gonballwizard: over whelming fear in some situations... ... prozac has helped some. But it has increased my fear to the ... try something else. I believe you should stop the Prozac and try something else. I got panic attacks (overwhelming ... fear) while taking Zoloft, which is also an SSRI like Prozac . I've never heard of a case like mine an neither ... you had never experienced a panic attack before the Prozac , there seems to be a connection. I don't think "waiting...
    ... I have been having a heck of a time with Prozac too- for anxiety/panic. What dose are you taking, ... away, if they do. I am supposed to be taking 20 mg of Prozac , but was told to start off with 10 initially. The ... the reason why you didnt notice your heart because Prozac makes it so you dont "notice" as much; ie. it treats ... Youre not the only one who seems to have trouble with Prozac ....
    ... GET OFF OF PROZAC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Prozac is a horrible drug and if I could do something to ... ban it I would from everyday use..I have prozac and my life got worst when I took it everyday. Now...
    ... is a head pill..but whatever it may be it works.. Prozac is not an instant fix medication like other medications ... like it. After kinda crummy times with BOTH Paxil and Prozac , I'm not too fond of everyday "brain" medications ... the best way to combat this crap. Are you still on Prozac , dragonballwizard? Just curious, if so, hope its working...
    ... Mickeygirl, I was told that it takes time for the prozac to get into your system and that is why I have been...
    ... Nickey69, Thanks for your reply. I am still on prozac at this time. I don't feel it is working like it should ... so far. The only symptom the prozac has helped is the rapid heart beat and the dizzyness...
    ... posted by dragonballwizard: ...The only symptom the prozac has helped is the rapid heart beat and the dizzyness ... had another anxiety episode that could possibly be Prozac related, like the one you described in your first ... post. Your doctor may recommed increasing your Prozac dose (it's a common practice). IMHO, that's a waste...
    ... to live in a constant state of anxiety induced by Prozac , I say TOUGH S**T. Get another Doctor if she doesnt ... have ever taken for anxiety, and I have taken Paxil, PRozac , Xanax, and Kava Kava, is Valium -BAR NONE. It gets...
    ... things are SOO bad that you do need HEAVY doses of Prozac or Valium, it would work wonders to see a good counselor...
    ... men and women, who have been given the same dose of Prozac . Both were on 20 mg, the man was like 175 pounds,...

  16. alcahol, the traditional medication
    ... even close to an alcoholic. Her doctor was pushing Prozac at that time, she politely refused. Personally,...

  17. Need advice... what drug to use?
    ... better after one week on it.... In the past I had tried prozac and zoloft, both really helped also but caused weight...
    ... judgments :) On the other hand, other SSRI's, like Prozac for example, are more proven. Prozac has been around ... Paxil can be so bad that sometimes a doctor prescribes Prozac to help you get off of it. I took it for 5 days and ... had mild withdrawal symptoms. Why not just prescribe Prozac to begin with? Is there a money issue involved in ... choice" if you will. I have been taking a small dose of Prozac for OCD issues for a couple of weeks, and literally ... been less than 3 weeks. PLUS- There is a "generic" prozac (fluoxetine) now- if cost is an issue for you- for ... my insurance Paxil costs 30 dollars more than the Prozac Generic PER MONTH. Thats a lot of dough. There is...
    ... could not tkae a bath at work! :) I have been on Prozac , cold not take it...Zoloft...caused terrible headaches...

  18. serafem
    ... SARAFEM is same as PROZAC ... Eli Lilly renamed it for PMS, and also because ... the patent on Prozac has expired... Its all about money this days, what...

  19. Kava Kava is NOT TOXIC!
    ... otherwise they could be sold OTC...how about that Prozac Tea????...

  20. prozac and weightloss?
    ... appearing..... That is my experence also..... with prozac and zoloft.... ...
    ... When I was 18 years old, I took Prozac for agoraphobia and depression. It worked wonders ... - I also seem to remember remaining thin while on Prozac . I also have OCD, though and for some reason, I would ... for. I am weird, though. :P How do you like the Prozac , so far? All I hear are terrible things about it ... me. I am 27 now and just got on Paxil. I wanted Prozac , but they didn't have any samples and I could not ... afford a prescription without insurance. I guess Prozac is used for Bulimia, too. So, I wouldn't think that ... you would gain weight while on Prozac . ...
    ... Fearconsumed, Thanks so much for your reply. I think the Prozac is helping the anxiety/panic. I still have them while ... on the prozac but they are not so intense. (thank you God)My heart ... from my chest. So far I have not gained weight on the Prozac . I hope I don't. Thanks for your time Dragonballwizard...

  21. Does any one???
    ... adrenalin is pumping through my veins 24/7. I was on Prozac & Zoloft before, and gained weight so last thing a...

  22. Natural alternative to anxiety medication???
    ... etc. Imagine, going to the supermarket and finding Prozac Tea on the shelf next to the English Breakfast...haaaahhh...

  23. help me
    ... who's a musician who has severe performance anxiety. Prozac is the medication of choice for performance anxiety...
    ... prozac often reduces anxiety but must be taken daily and...

  24. Could this all be down to stress?
    ... no hormonal help on top of the medical issues. No prozac or elavil yet either. NUTHIN! Yea! oh, I did have...

  25. muscle twitching
    ... twitching and HORMONES! Zoloft is indeed expensive. Prozac has gone generic and still even the generic is a bit...

  26. double vision
    ... neurological function can affect vision. For example: 1. Prozac - may cause dilated pupils, double vision, blurred ... by discontinuing the medication, so if your taking Prozac be aware that these visual symptoms are normal when...

  27. paxil right for me?
    ... very well.Getting off of paxil sometimes requires prozac . IMHO, it aint worth it. Why not just take prozac...

  28. Driving Woes
    ... sort of medication. I've been looking maybe towards prozac , but again, I'd like to kick this on my own. It is...

  29. prozac and Anxiety
    ... No I have never taken Prozac for anything but I wanted to ask you a question. Is ... Prozac an anti depressant? And if so doesnt it take at least...
    ... I was not on Prozac , but on Zoloft. It did not work for me, but Xanax...
    ... prozac helps many but not all with anxeity and panic attacks...
    ... Prozac has been used successfully for a lot of things - depression...

  30. THIS IS WHY SSRI STOP WORKING FOR YOU!
    ... stuff, Just-a-Boy! That book you keep talking about, Prozac Backlash, sounds interesting. I haven't read it but...

  31. Please, I need your advise, lots of it.
    ... weeks now. Started out on 10mg as I was coming off of Prozac after 14 years. Started while on Prozac for 2 weeks ... then spent a week decreasing the Prozac but was feeling so good I just quit taking Prozac ... because he doesn't want me the way I was prior to Prozac . What does he think I have been like the last two ... was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and was prescribed Prozac , thus starting the 14+ year stint of this drug. I...
    ... Did I miss something? Why did you stop taking the Prozac ?...
    ... It was thought I was developing a tolerance to the Prozac through long term usage. Doc decided to take me off ... the Prozac and try a newer drug (Lexapro) Am also taking Buspar...

  32. options??
    ... anxiety than it helped. I have found both Zoloft and Prozac to be workable meds but not the total care for aanxiety ... all the difference in the world. I eventually chose Prozac for my medicaion of choice because it's less expensive...

  33. they arent all SSRI's
    ... SSRI's SSRI antidepressants are a particular type, prozac was the first there are also many other types of...

  34. hry33 - Are you a doctor?!
    ... but unexpectedly got a big reduction in anxiety from prozac type antidepressants.this was very welcome and allowed...

  35. Any good experience with PAXIL?
    ... start up more slowly than other drugs I have been on ( Prozac , Zoloft)....
    ... paxil and zoloft are SSRI or prozac type antidepressants, there are also many others,...

  36. CUTTING MYSELF OVER GUYS!
    ... relief to the situation. At this point I am on 10mg of prozac which has helped me considerably with the frustration...

  37. Who has recovered?
    ... maintained for about 7 months, then tried Welbutrin and Prozac , but too many side effects on both. I went about...

  38. Benzos like xanax/ ativan
    ... night to counter the long term affects of being on Prozac for over 14 years. On doctors orders. When a doctor...

  39. Meditation and Relaxation Tapes?
    ... method to help with stress reduction? I take 30mgs of prozac and 100 mgs of trazadone, but I need help with letting...

  40. upset with my therapist
    ... effexor, if the effexor wasnt working you could try a prozac type one such as paxil ask a pharmacist for a list...

  41. SSRI's and brain damage??
    ... MD at Hardvard University, he wrote a book called Prozac Backlash, and which I read. I learned that SSRI...
    ... Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI’s), such as Prozac , Zoloft and Paxil, and stimulants like Ritalin and ... office visits, Dr. Cheney shows patients the book Prozac Backlash: Overcoming the Dangers of Prozac, Zoloft ... with neurological symptoms, and most have been on Prozac , or a similar drug, for about 10 years. Cheney is...
    ... that your info is unnerving. I have taken 20mg of Prozac and generic Prozac for 14 years now. Every time I ... tried switching to other drugs but the withdrawel from Prozac would set in again even though no symptoms were supposed ... Doc to ask for permission to be put back on Branded Prozac instead of generic. He decided that Prozac was losing ... went to the Web seeking info on long term usage of Prozac . This is the second big item I have seen about problems ... . Have been off Prozac for about eight weeks but am now taking Lexapro. ... than any other switch. Determined not to go back on Prozac but am now second guessing that decision as am having ... and moodiness. Should I just give up and go back on Prozac and take something to seep at night. Lots of drug ... interactions with Prozac and over the counter meds especially any cold remedies...
    ... and she tried this drugs: Paxil Celexa Effexor XR Prozac None of them helped, seemed like her brain totally...
    ... requested that the doctors allow me to stay off the Prozac , crying jags and all. I have been given permission...
    ... FYI: Rebuttal to Prozac Backlash - ' Prozac Backlash' May Represent a Step Back and Keep People ... effects. The NMHA also expressed concern that the book, _ Prozac Backlash_, could discourage people from seeking treatment ... cited by the book's author have also been critical of _ Prozac Backlash_. "In cases where Dr. Glenmullen quoted studies...
    ... You know,I have read Prozac Backlash, and all I could say, what a BEAUTIFUL BOOK ... become like Cocaine Elixirs, there is a chance, the Prozac Backlash, states it why! About KAVA, I dont care...
    ... recommended therapy, oddly enough, is a single dose of 20mg Prozac because that's supposed to be the antidepressant with...
    ... never give you peace. Serzone is nothing like paxil or prozac , etc. It does work for anxiety and depression but...
    ... sometimes people try to come up with excuses, drugs like Prozac , are good for them, because they are scared, because...

  42. antidpressents without side effects?
    ... Zoloft (made to too nauseous to keep on taking), Prozac (didn't work), Effexor (seemed to be working slightly...

  43. what works for you?
    ... difficult problems. The standard Xanax helps. Elavil and Prozac for help with physical pain. Hyoscyamine for spasms...

  44. SSRI's
    ... for long time. I read some where that, Luvox, and Prozac ... cause Frontal Lobe brain damage. [This message...

  45. Dizzy 24/7
    ... this and it is totally from anxiety. Even taking Prozac , I still get it. But maybe it will stop once I increase ... the Prozac from 10mg to 20mg. I also have Xanax when I need...
    ... trauma or issues, I get dizzy. I'm not sure if the Prozac may be contributing a bit here too, not sure, since ... I did have it before I took Prozac . But remember, when we are under stress or panicking...

  46. feel like I am in desperate needs, need advice
    ... Tourettes but I do twitch a lot so I am assuming. I am on Prozac 20 mgs and ativan. They do seem to help, just in...

  47. PLEAAAASE HELP
    ... so bad to get rid of it but im too sad. do u think prozac would be good for it? ...

  48. paxil made me a kleptomaniac
    ... ,thinking of suicide. my doctor finally put ne on prozac that was the worst month in my life , in and out of...

  49. Switching to Prozac form Paxil
    ... what you mean about the anxiety. In my experiences, Prozac has not done too much for social anxiety. It also ... very irratible.. I'm not sure why. I am still on Prozac , but will likely go off of it soon. My doctor speaks...
    ... have you been on prozac yet?...
    ... Thanx for the replies guys, i have started the prozac today..im not sure if it will kick in straight away...
    ... so Im trying again. Why did you go straight on the Prozac ? did the doc not think you should go it alone? Lizzy...
    ... stayed without any meds for a week - then started my prozac . the doc said this was ok to do it like this, i did...
    ... straight off of peroxetine for a week - then started my prozac . the doc said this was ok, i did think it was a bit...
    ... straight off of peroxetine for a week - then onto prozac . Doc said this was ok, i did think it was a bit strange...
    ... mademe feel better. I hope you are doing ok on the prozac , my doctor had to take me off it because i had a...
    ... remember you. :) im not really sure how long the prozac wil take to kick in, its only been just over a week...

  50. Physical side effects and chemical imbalance
    ... as being on meds I ave tried serezone, effexor and prozac . I think the one that worked the best for me was prozac...

  51. Lexapro and night sweats....maybe tollerance too
    ... until recently, but I also had them when I was on Prozac for a short time. Prozac can often cause this problem ... Lexapro would be different. I had to stop taking the Prozac because it quit working for me too after a few months...

  52. Done w/therapy... Zoloft is great!
    ... talk about depression gene, or chemical imbalance. PROZAC BACKLASH book it talks about how depression gene,...

  53. Lexapro and delayed ejaculation
    ... I am going threw the same thing just Im on prozac . I was aculy going to ask the same ?. Just mine is...

  54. herbal supplements for anxiety
    ... stop me! Also... There been studies... shown that PROZAC is only 10% more effective than placebo... Whats Up...
    ... When my doctor first prescribed Prozac I decided to take St John's Wort instead because I...

  55. celexa
    ... celexa/cipramil is one of many SSRI or prozac type antidepressants, they often reduce anxiety and...

  56. here are my symptoms
    ... effects were getting to bad. since then, they put me on prozac , webutrin, lexapro, and some other depressant similar...

  57. Meds
    ... I'm currently taking 10 mgs of prozac . How should you go about tapering off to nothing...

  58. death and fear
    ... AGROPHOBIA AND DEPRESSION. I JUST STARTED TAKING GENERIC PROZAC AND I PRAY THAT WORKS BECAUSE I AM TIRED OF LIVING...

  59. Each SSRI structure is different - MUST READ IT NOW!
    ... tetracyclic, or other available antidepressant agents. 5. Prozac (fluoxetine HCL) Fluoxetine hydrochloride is an antidepress...

  60. effexor xl
    ... posts... you need something like lustral (zoloft), or prozac , BUT firslty just start taking the proponol it is ... to doc and discuss further meds such as lustral and prozac .... if it is the anxiety and the obsessive thoughts...

  61. Anxiety grows bigger even when you take pills for it... Face the fear!!
    ... drug is dangerous!!! Also dont forget, the makers of Prozac , also sold Heroin, as a pain killer!...

Asperger's Syndrome board

  1. adults with aspergers?
    ... Zoloft, then Lexapro, then Zoloft again, and finally, Prozac . However, the SSRI's never really did much for my...

  2. Aspergers & Bi Polar??
    ... everything fits. That being said, he was on Risperdal and prozac when we thought he had bipolar. Prozac made him worse...

  3. Use of SSRIs in treating adult Aspergers
    ... SSRI's (Zoloft, Lexapro, then Zoloft again, and then Prozac ) over the course of three years, before I was ever...

  4. Could it be Aspergers?
    ... My son was first dx with anxiety at 4yo and put on prozac . He went manic. So it scares me that she will have...

Autism Spectrum board

  1. to mothers of children that have autism please help i need your advice
    ... in any way but will give us ritalin like sweets and prozac for me. No thanks. Louise....

  2. Aggression
    ... I Have A Son Of 17yrs, And Is On Prozac The Doc Is Dose Not Seem To Get How Bad The Problem...
    ... increased anxiety which may aggravate the situation. Prozac has helped several people take the edge off too so...

  3. Autisim and Risperdal?
    ... off if you don't take regular doses. It is not like Prozac which does build up in your system! Shannon...

  4. Autism and bedtime
    ... something different! :) We actually have her on Prozac right now for OCD behaviors and I'm wondering if her...

  5. drooling
    ... such thoughtful advice when I was asking about using Prozac for my autistic toddler. We dropped out of the study ... and decided against using prozac for now. This may sound trivial, but my son just...

  6. I need suggestions
    ... in dire straits. Thanks My boy is 13, and was on prozac for a few years. Due to his bad behaviour, we changed...

  7. Prozac Research Study
    ... have more information, before starting your baby on Prozac , he isn't likely to suffer permanent damage from the ... wait. If Prozac turns out to cure autism is 3 yr.olds, or to vastly...
    ... everything Elmhar had to say, nice post Elmhar! Prozac is more than just an antidepressant. It has significant ... much on the floor its continually bruised, etc... Prozac is one of the few drugs that might help relieve those ... really been to hell and back, all before the age of 2). Prozac was helpful for that little girl and helped her adoptive ... parents feel like they could cope with her. Because Prozac is one of the few drugs in its family that is available ... example above) that may potentially benefit from the Prozac , there is no reason to put him on it. If you are ... to explain what exactly he hopes to treat with the Prozac (what is the target behavior,) how will he monitor...
    ... My son is on Prozac . He is now 8yrs old and he started taking it at about...

  8. Sensory Issues
    ... great resource. My question is, has anyone used Prozac to help their child with sensory or repetitive behaviors ... research study at UNC Chapel Hill and they want to use Prozac on my son to help balance his seritonin levels. They ... skills. I am trying to find out as much as I can about Prozac , ABA, and all the other therapies out there. Any help...
    ... questions there. I don't have any info regarding Prozac as we are just in the beginning stages of meds now...

  9. Anybody NOT doing ABA?
    ... awful from what you all have said. Has anyone had Prozac prescribed for their child? Has it helped at all? ... son is a part of a research study that is examining Prozac 's benefits on autistic toddlers. I don't know if we...

  10. med not sure what to do
    ... hi my son is on prozac and since left school doing really well since left ... fine now left, doc wants him on adhd med as well as prozac saying it will help when he starts day centre,but...
    ... ylphenidate hydrochloride, but i think his doing so well on prozac , and most of the impusive behavier only happens when...
    ... own thoughts regarding the issue? I am personally on Prozac and Adderall and I feel like these two drugs changed ... these types of drugs) and so a small daily dose of Prozac seems to offset that problem and I honestly feel better ... than I ever have in my whole life! Prozac and Adderall (and Prozac and Methylphenidate for that ... dose of the stimulant is needed when its taken with Prozac as Prozac can interfere with the metabolism of stimulants ... the Methylphenidate was too high since he's on the Prozac too already? Should you decide to try again, maybe...
    ... Docs wanted to put my son on liquid prozac at 3yo. to stop his repetitive behaviour (holding ... yo. Have always questioned should i have tried the prozac ? Please why did the doctor recommend this drug to...