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  1. how do you stay in therapy when you don't want to?
    ... psychatrist I told her I probably can not stop taking this ( prozac ) or i'll be right back where I was........very very...

  2. j2006
    ... saw on another thread that you are or were taking Prozac . I also read you didn't have any sexual side effects ... from it. I tried prozac for a few weeks but it was actually a combo of Prozac...
    ... Not a problem!!!! I actually took Prozac twice, both for a very short time. I have another ... to get on medication for before I can start back on Prozac . I am so looking forward to it. I just don't do well ... meds on the market. I felt better in 2 days with prozac . I had energy, I could sleep, I was happy. I had a...
    ... back to me so quick. I thought about just trying the prozac around pms time or should I say PMDD. I have it really...
    ... off for the next year or so. If you get tired on prozac take it at night. If you feel too groggy in the morning...

  3. Great
    ... do you think its right to go back to meds. i was on prozac for 4 months last year and nothing happened apart...

  4. Med ?? Prozac and Effexor together?
    ... and she is weaning me off the effexor slowly. Am on prozac and effexor each week upping the prozac by 10 mg. ... and now the 3rd week am up 30 mg. prozac and 1/2 capsule of effexor (37.5 mg.) By the end of ... the month will be off effexor and on 40 mg. prozac and PRAYING this works. Didnt' really like the effexor ... people told of getting off the effexor hopefully the prozac will take care of. Good luck and keep in touch...

  5. medication
    ... ones I didn't run into this problem were Celexa and Prozac . Prozac for me was the best....

  6. Wellbutrin Experiences
    ... the sexual side effects from Paxil and then later Prozac . I just couldn't deal with the side effects, especially...

  7. does prozac work
    ... was just wondering how long it takes for prozac to work.....been on it 4 weeks at 20mgs. im soooooooooooo...
    ... With Prozac sometimes it takes 6 weeks to work. But it does work ... My Dr. is going to prescibe Provigil (once I get on Prozac again) to try to off set the drowiness. Maybe you...
    ... to a considerable degree. Good luck with the Prozac , mimimimi. I've recently started taking Lexapro,...
    ... effects, like me. I had to start at 10mg when I was on prozac . That dose made me hyper (took it in the morning...
    ... I take 20mg of Prozac . It took a while for it to kick in. I take it at supper...
    ... Hi! Prozac works for me:) it took a good 8 weeks though to really...

  8. Can Xanax cause depression?
    ... I am on Prozac for anxiety the past month and taking xanax as needed ... depressed! Is this a side effect of xanax, or the Prozac not working??...
    ... I could be that you need to up the prozac . But...... I had severe depression from Xanax about ... feelings again. So It very well could be. Is the Prozac not working enough for you to stop taking the xanax...
    ... I am only on 10mg and need to go to 20mg of Prozac so I am prob not getting the full effect of it yet...
    ... make you depressed. It takes up to two weeks for the prozac to start working and a few more weeks for it to work...

  9. Question for those who have used Paxil
    ... The ONLY AD that never caused weight gain for me was Prozac ....

  10. Choosing the right medication...Prozac not helping my fatigue
    ... I have a 16 y/o that was on Prozac (10mg) last year and is now on Cymbalta due to depression ... to talk to your doctor about this. It could be that Prozac is not for you. Many try differents meds/combination...

  11. New- need serious help on med topamax and wellbutrin sr
    ... I am on prozac and clonazapam, and was also on risperidone- but had ... reaction to it- the doctor ordered an add on to the prozac as it wasn't working, but it took 2 weeks for approval...
    ... of Topamax did they start you at? What dose of prozac are you on? And how long were you on it?...
    ... topomax- 50mg for a week and then go up tp 100mg- the prozac I have been on for a long time 40 mg- did you mean...
    ... a mood stabilizer. He added the wellbutrin to the prozac as a booster to the prozac as he thought it might ... make a difference in how the prozac worked. Didn't make sense to me either- but that it...

  12. Need some help PLEASE
    ... doctor, right? He prescribed Fluoxetine (generic Prozac ) 20 mg/once a day. I started taking it right when ... weeks, I read it takes 4-6 weeks to see effects from Prozac ). I stuck with the medicine, fought through it, and ... it's been 8 weeks now since I've been on Prozac and I'm sleeping better/more normal and eating better ... sluggish, hard to get going. I don't know if the Prozac is helping some symptoms so the others are more noticeable ... making it all worse. I looked online and saw that Prozac is one of the more popular anti-depressants, but that ... overcome the lack of energy/motivation/confidence WITH Prozac . Then i saw that mixing SSRI's (Prozac) and Adderall ... wondering if anyone has some advice. It's obvious that the prozac alone isn't working fully, but until i can see my...

  13. How Do You Deal With Terrifying Thoughts
    ... prozac takes a few weeks to kick in. What kind of terrifying...
    ... [QUOTE=j2006;3259467] prozac takes a few weeks to kick in. What kind of terrifying...

  14. What a rolle coaster ....
    ... feeling. I just came to this board to look up info on prozac and I saw your post. I am so sorry about your grandson...

  15. Effexor Success Story
    ... feel more in control during the day. When I was on Prozac over the summer, I dont even wanna remember those...

  16. To fineanddandy
    ... dead. Today is a really bad day. I had some left over Prozac so I took one earlier just because I'm so desparate...
    ... adapts and the diarrhea stops. If you can tolerate Prozac for a few days a month, that would seem like a logical...

  17. tired on SSRIs
    ... you tried all of them. So i am asuming that tried prozac . i know a few people that have tried during that medication...
    ... thanks. yes, i tried prozac , at night and at different doses. it helps anxiety...
    ... You dont need to taper off prozac ....

  18. Wellbutrin Qx - Agitation
    ... years ago. I no longer take it. I started generic Prozac 3 months ago and I got it at two different pharmacies ... feel quite as well on it. I've read that generic prozac isn't the same as the real thing. I may have read...

  19. using Prozac To Stop Zoloft Withdrawal
    ... going to have some symptoms. As far as taking the prozac , that might make your symptoms a bit better cause...
    ... opinion , Its all to make money, People use one dose of prozac to stop ssri withdrawal alot l...
    ... opinion , Its all to make money, People use one dose of prozac to stop ssri withdrawal alot l I wouldn't say that...
    ... mg. WHOA, didn't work for me). My psyc. put me on prozac 10 mg. along with the effexor and each week for 4 ... weeks I up the prozac by 10 mg. and by week 3 start weaning off the effexor...

  20. what is the best depression pill
    ... for you its the best. I've been on a couple. Generic Prozac works for me.:)...

  21. I'm so terrified for my life!!!
    ... really scared, and I don't know what to do. I was on Prozac previously for a few years, but it was making me feel...
    ... works for you. i tried a couple till finding generic prozac . works great for me. i have major depression and...

  22. Zoloft vs Celexa?
    ... seriously hurt something. switched to generic prozac . this has been working great for me now....

  23. New to this board
    ... help with my depression and was trying to stay off prozac and am trying st Johns wort but I am drowning slowly...

  24. Depression Or Perimenopause
    ... anxious. when I was taking celexa and switched to prozac ...yes i did feel down more between the switch. my ... new med kicked in. took about a good 8 weeks for the prozac to work. i still have down times but not like i was...

  25. newbie, learning to live with depression
    ... down for years finally takin a toll. I have been on prozac (taking it everyday) for almost 3 years now. It has ... stress (trying to buy a home) but, I still feel the prozac is not working as well as it has. Has anyone which...

  26. Lamictal
    ... control is exactly how I felt with Zoloft and then Prozac ....Lamictal is given for unipolar depression on occasion...

  27. Prozac/tired!
    ... I have been on 20 mg of prozac for about a month now. I am extremely tired all the ... mood is much better. Has anyone experienced this with prozac and has it subsided?? This sucks....
    ... Yes. i take prozac (fluoxetine). it did make me very tired for the first...
    ... QUOTE=atrooterisu;3235774]I have been on 20 mg of prozac for about a month now. I am extremely tired all the ... mood is much better. Has anyone experienced this with prozac and has it subsided?? This sucks. I have had EXACTLY ... the same experience with prozac , as well as all of the other SSRI meds. I have been ... over 10 years, and my experience with each of them ( prozac , paxil, zoloft, luvox, etc.) has been the same regardless ... combination of SSRI that did not have this effect. 6. Prozac has been the most tolerable in terms of side effects ... suspect that this is because the long half-life of prozac is less predisposing to swings in the intensity of...

  28. help!!!!!
    ... pharmacist where i picked up my first presciption for prozac , id was so innocent about it all, fresh and had been...
    ... dry heaves at the same time. The doctor put me on Prozac and after my nerves were calmer the IBS calmed down...

  29. Fatigue and pain from depression
    ... stressful change. I have tried some types of AD's ( prozac , effexor, welburton) but never gave them more than...

  30. Hair thinning from antidepressant?
    ... never been on Celexa, but I did have hair loss on Prozac . It's considered a 'rare' side effect, but I'm sensitive...

  31. No health insurance or job - need advice
    ... a doctor would write me a prescription for generic Prozac on my first visit? And, do you think they would let...

  32. Day 2 on tapering Effexor
    ... a psychiatrist over a month ago and she put me on prozac 10 mg, upping 10 mg. each week until I was up to 40 ... all together. Bad part was when I upped to 30 mg. prozac felt REALLY out of it, like a robot, some dizzy spells...

  33. Effexor & pregnancy...
    ... of the few that can be taken while pregnant, as is Prozac , and Wellbutrin. These can be taken while breastfeeding...

  34. what to do next?
    ... a zombie.Prior medications has been zoloft, paxil, prozac , remeron, celexa, and wellbutrin.Zoloft ended me ... Wellbutrin gave me more anxiety. Celexa did nothing. Prozac actually worked in high school, but previous trials...

  35. I'm posting this once again...
    ... on meds now ? I know EXACTLY how you feel, was on prozac for years because of a bad marriage, lost my self...

  36. Effexor Withdrawal....please help!
    ... reading about the horror stories. Should have stayed on prozac years ago instead of self diagnosing myself as WELL...
    ... Suggestion that works: ask your doctor to put you on Prozac 10mgs after you have withdrawn safely to 37.5mgs of ... Effexor XR. Ask for 10mgs Prozac for ten days, take it in the evening and drink plenty...
    ... saw her for the first time, she started me on 10 mg. prozac first week, 20 mg second week (still on effexor), ... I cut the effexor in half (1/2 capsule) and 30 mg. prozac , do that for 2 weeks then NO effexor and up to 40 ... mg. prozac . Today is day one of 1/2 effexor (I just eyeballed...
    ... withdrawl will be much easier once you go off on 10mgs Prozac ....

  37. help.
    ... 5150 72hr hold @ a mental hospital. Was diagnosed prozac , did not take it. I was always very attractive...

  38. Need to switch meds again... suggestions?
    ... and off meds since I was 21 (I'm now 37). I took Prozac for years but it eventually stopped working. I then...

  39. Absentmindedness and zoloft
    ... I had that on Prozac , along with short-term memory loss. I could remember...
    ... [QUOTE=kittywitty;3199270]I had that on Prozac , along with short-term memory loss. I could remember...

  40. Would like to hear from all of you on Effexor ?
    ... all the antidepressants ive been on(paxil, zoloft, prozac , lexapro and effexor) effexor was by far the best...
    ... can remember (years ago) that I got along with was prozac (but memory may be failing me about not having any...

  41. Thinking of Going on Medication
    ... What ever you do just stay away from Prozac ! Just do your reaserch on these meds before taking...

  42. med question
    ... Ok so i have been on prozac for like 3 months now it seemed like it was working...
    ... because the higher the dose the worse my sex drive is on prozac . sex is just like blah and i hate it. I called around ... were tryin wellbutrin or whatever with me but said prozac treats anxiety too so they switched me after like...

  43. When is it coming back???
    ... I've been off of the Prozac for seven months now and still no sex drive. :( I...
    ... truly think my libido problems are related to the Prozac , though. I never had any problem in that area prior...
    ... Kitty, I certainly agree with you in that the Prozac was the main culprit here but I also hope that the...
    ... before, earlier this year, but I had only been off the Prozac for a month at that point, so I think it (Prozac)...

  44. Anti-depressant withdrawal and loss of energy/muscle????
    ... on Cipralex until about 10 weeks ago (before that Prozac ). Anyway, I have been going to the gym for the past...
    ... on Cipralex until about 10 weeks ago (before that Prozac ). Anyway, I have been going to the gym for the past...

  45. Antidepressants and weight gain!!
    ... But, with other SSRIs I have lost weight. Like Prozac . I was only on it for a short time but i lost weight...

  46. So paxil was a waste of time
    ... You might want to try Prozac . It's prescribed for binge eating....
    ... tired a couple of others before finding generic prozac Fluoxitine. works great for me....

  47. How do I switch anti depressants?
    ... it has worked quite nicely although i'm changing to prozac soon. do give it a chance as it will take a while...

  48. unable to stay happy for long enough
    ... much i have to lower the dose. My boyfriend is on prozac , and it has helped him alot, so i am going to ask ... here. can anyone please give me their experiences on prozac too. thank you for reading. Zoe....
    ... have much faith left to be honest. I have been on Prozac for just over 2 months, I was on 20mg for abotu 6...

  49. dealing without meds
    ... not taking AD meds. I have taken them in the past. Prozac for 2 years about 20 years ago, Effexor for about...

  50. Medication question......
    ... couldn't sleep at all. Then my doc changed my meds to Prozac 20mg with Diazepam 5mg. With the Prozac, I can't really ... still wake up a few time and early morning. Then my Prozac was increase to 40mg with 2mg of Diazepam, sometimes ... still having quite bad side effects after being on Prozac for like 2 months, but my sleep seem have got a bit ... would sleep for like 14, 15 hours a day only being on Prozac . So I guess it really depends on the persons. I...

  51. Faking happiness
    ... I am crazy, and I should go see a Pdoc and get so Prozac ... well, it was ironic, coz I just had an appointment ... with the Pdoc and I am on Prozac ... coz I cant tell them the facts... but I had to...

  52. I need some advice, please keep an open mind
    ... bad. I have been on many different meds, cymbalta, prozac , welbutrin, lexapro, paxil. I need something that...

  53. Paxil Withdrawl? This Freaked Me Out!
    ... A couple of months ago I switched from Prozac to Paxil. I took the Paxil daily for a month. When...
    ... but brief spells of dizziness and nausea? I took Prozac for 13 years and occassionally had to go without my ... meds, but never had withdrawl symptoms from Prozac ....
    ... why you can have withdrals if you miss only one day. Prozac , on the other hand, stays in the body for 30 days ... withdrawal symptoms of any SSRI. On the other hand, Prozac seems to be the easiest to go off of....

  54. I think I need a med change
    ... different meds over the past 30 yrs, currently on prozac for last 5 mos. it seemed to me (each med is a different...

  55. depression for you
    ... have beeen ON: cylexa, wellbutrin, zoloft, paxil, prozac , lexapro, serazone, buspar, klonopin in the past 6...

  56. Prozac and Weightlifitng
    ... I exercise and lift weights regularly and I was on Prozac for eight years. I can't recall losing any muscle ... mass. However, be warned, Prozac does deplete protein and amino acids, so you should...

  57. Depression meds that don't cause fatigue?
    ... I was on Prozac for eight years, and I'd say at least 90 percent of...
    ... to a more normal sleeping routine 8 to 10 hours. Prozac didn't cause me tiredness either. Talk to your dr...

  58. husband depressed or lazy?
    ... different depression meds over the yrs., currently taking prozac . he has a doc appt. in sept. that i would like to...

  59. Anyone successful in coming off Prozac?
    ... Hey, i dropped prozac , and it wasnt hard for me at all, i was still depressed...
    ... I had to come of prozac cold turky because it was making me parinoid to the...

  60. Help - I guess
    ... years earlier. It also helped me decide to get on Prozac . OK, enough for now, I have to go to work now...

  61. ? About Red Bull
    ... ingredients is inositol. It was mentioned in Beyond Prozac as a possible treatment for depression. I don't know...

  62. I stopped Prozac due to inability to orgasm.. Doctor put me on celexa
    ... Unfortunately, all the SSRI's ( Prozac , Paxil, Zoloft, Celexa, etc.) have sexual side effects...

  63. prozac in a.m. or p.m.??
    ... was told some ppl have problem getting to sleep with Prozac , this is why ppl normally take it in the morning....

  64. depression and pregnancy
    ... pregnant and my doctor switched my meds from celexa to prozac . I am really afraid of how my anxiety will be when...

  65. New to Wellbutrin
    ... Wellbutrin and honestly, it scares me. I've been on Prozac , Paxil, Luvox, Remeron and now Wellbutrin. I do take...

  66. psychotic depression
    ... is currently on 20 mg/day of zyprexa & 20mg/day of prozac -- he's the one I think has psychotic depression ...

  67. Quick and Simple
    ... quick and simple at all, is it. Anyway, I've been on Prozac 40mg/day and Lamictal - 200mg/day, and 1mg of Klonopin...

  68. When does a person admit themselves into the hospital?
    ... hospital, All they'll do is drug me up? I take Prozac and xannax. Now for a while the Doc had me on 30mgs ... of prozac , but i was only taking 10 cause i thought i was doing ... all together and bumped myself back up to 30mgs of Prozac and i just can't get things straight. I am driving...

  69. I feel so sad... don't know why
    ... I am on 40mg of prozac , .5 mg of clonazepam twice a day, .5 mg of risperdone ... themselves- I was also med sensitive, or med resistant, and prozac and celexa are then only ones that worked out for ... but celexa packed on the pounds- so I went back to prozac , and with the added meds, I am doing well and almost...

  70. dunno what to do
    ... I have been on prozac for a bit and that didnt agree with me i.e i felt ... felt worse, i was drinking heavily when i was on the prozac and i stopped abruptly but after that i still felt...
    ... [QUOTE=sickantiredscot;3110759]I have been on prozac for a bit and that didnt agree with me i.e i felt ... felt worse, i was drinking heavily when i was on the prozac and i stopped abruptly but after that i still felt...
    ... doctor you were drinking heavily when you were taking Prozac ? Cause there is one thing I know: drugs and alchohol...

  71. changed my meds today
    ... changed me from Zyprexa to Trazodone and made my dose of prozac higher. I really hope this works for me. Does anyone...
    ... changed me from Zyprexa to Trazodone and made my dose of prozac higher. I really hope this works for me. Does anyone...

  72. Wierd Attractions?
    ... moderate/severe depression. I have been prescribed Prozac which I have taken for 3 weeks now, with very little...
    ... Hi and welcome to the board. You've only been on prozac for three weeks? You need to give it more time to...
    ... Welcome! I have been put on Prozac twice now.. both times it takes about a month and...
    ... When I was first put on Prozac at 18 I ended up cheating on the man I was going to ... of our relationship. I do blame part of it on the Prozac . The other part immaturity. However, later in life ... I was put on Prozac again at the age of 30 and had a great relationship ... this out to the boyfriend at the time of my going on Prozac that I was afraid I would become attracted to others...
    ... moderate/severe depression. I have been prescribed Prozac which I have taken for 3 weeks now, with very little ... T x If this change coincided with starting prozac , check in with your doc. The drug could make you hypomanic...
    ... insense reactions and feelings are a side effect of the prozac or because my husband does not offer me the warmth...
    ... insense reactions and feelings are a side effect of the prozac or because my husband does not offer me the warmth ... s not meeting your needs......I wouldn't blame the prozac ...
    ... rather than kick her when she's down. I'm not on Prozac or anything.....just imbalanced hormones and emotions...

  73. Thursday
    ... appointment next Thursday. The switch to Paxil (from Prozac ) is going OK, except I keep getting a really dry mouth...

  74. Anti depressants and weight gain- advice plz?
    ... I say this very strongly because my sister was on prozac , then the pharmacy one time messed up her pill order...

  75. Paxil or nothing?!!
    ... it worked better for me over prozac and celexa. I found this one gave me more energy over...