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  1. Paxil and Want to have a baby
    ... antidepressants that is) pregnancy are Zoloft, Paxil* and Prozac . Zoloft & Paxil* are both top-rated for breastfeeding ... as well. Prozac is the lowest-rated (a teeeny bit of it passes through ... , though I also know a lot of moms who have bf on Prozac . [SIZE="1"]*Paxil--jury is out at the moment.[/SIZE...

  2. prejudiced against meds
    ... taking meds is concerned. I tried Wellbutrin and Prozac and had horrible experiences with both, they made...
    ... your fear. :) I hate meds too. I've been off of Prozac for 4 months now and still have no sign of a sex drive ... problem with alot of other people as well. Besides Prozac , I've also been on alot of other meds over the years...

  3. motivation problem
    ... psychiatrist to see if he could help...I'm trying Prozac ...I have gotten through one week on a 10mg and now...

  4. 16/Male- Not sure if I should start taking some meds
    ... I have been on alot of anti-depressants but for me Prozac and Serzone are working great. On the other hand depressant...

  5. Introducing myself
    ... liked the second doctor better and started taking Prozac , which helped at first and then kept making me progressivel ... .. basically, I just went off the deep end taking Prozac . One night I swallowed an entire family size bottle...

  6. Do side effects ever go away?
    ... to try. The only other drug that I ever used was Prozac . It helped, but with this last episode, he thought ... didn't seem I was tolerating an increase to 30 mgs of Prozac . If someone can assure me that it gets better, I ... I had a hard time with anxiousness getting on the Prozac , but I don't remember other side effects. I have ... been taking Prozac , off and on, for over 10 years. Is anyone currently...

  7. Sexual Side Effects
    ... I've been on Prozac for nearly 3 weeks, and havent any side effects, at...
    ... main side effect of Zoloft - for me. I was also on Prozac at one point and it did not have that side effect...
    ... sabpb7454 - Three words: DON'T DO IT!! I stopped Prozac over three months ago and still don't have a sex drive...
    ... I was on prozac , paxil and zoloft and had no sexual side effects....

  8. Depression and constant crying
    ... depression for 15yrs (31yrsoldnow). I have tried Paxil, Prozac , Effexor, Zoloft, Cymbalta....yeah, i know it's a...

  9. Zoloft: Any success stories, or too soon to tell?
    ... will ever get better. I am coming off of 20 mgs of Prozac onto 50 mgs. of Zoloft. Could I be experiencing serotonin...
    ... will ever get better. I am coming off of 20 mgs of Prozac onto 50 mgs. of Zoloft. Could I be experiencing serotonin ... for most people to get results. Why did you go off Prozac ?...
    ... I had been on prozac for 10-12 years on varying doses. Since my mom, and ... episode did not seem to respond to an increase in the prozac . I just feel like I am totally wired, like I have...
    ... think part of that is because I didn't taper from prozac 30 mgs, but just went to 50 mgs of zoloft. It took ... me like ten years to increase prozac to 20 mgs! Also, I'm not sure even looking at all...

  10. What do you think..... ?
    ... in any of the studies. The antidepressants included Prozac , Paxil, Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro, Effexor, Serzone ... the researchers found. They also found that only Prozac worked better than dummy pills in depressed children...

  11. New to this board need help
    ... depression for years and am just coming off 17yrs of Prozac and changing to Cymbalta. Today is day one of the...

  12. Please answer I need your advice
    ... was on it. WORST Drug. I would highly recommend prozac . The only reason they don't push prozac so much,...
    ... Each Person, Like Myself I Know People That Are On Prozac And Doing Fine But When My Doctor Put Me On It I Felt...
    ... Prozac and any other SSRI in teh Prozac family seemed to make me feel like I was going crazy...
    ... was on it. WORST Drug. I would highly recommend prozac . The only reason they don't push prozac so much,...

  13. Prozac and weightloss
    ... t drink caffeinated beverages at all when I was on Prozac . If I even had a sip, then I had a really hard time ... problem with caffeine until I tried combining it with Prozac ....
    ... I have been on Prozac for years. It has worked for me. They also had me...

  14. To all withdrawing from Paxil/Effexor/Cymbalta
    ... feeling very ill,I learned this awhile back it works Prozac doesn't need this as it leaves the sytem on it's own...

  15. Have a question.
    ... help at 18, im almost 19 and nothing has changed, my prozac didnt work so im waiting for more bloody spsych assessments ... nothing can move. i get what you mean, when the prozac didnt work after 4 months, i stopped taking it religiously...

  16. Depression returning after years of absence
    ... thyroid meds, re-entered therapy and upped my dosage of Prozac ....

  17. Weight Gain
    ... I gained on Prozac , Zoloft and Lexapro...... Before I started taking...

  18. Prozac-increase or go off?
    ... off AD's for about 5 years now. The latest has been Prozac for about a year now. I take the generic. I take...

  19. Antidepressants cause tics?
    ... . However, I experienced twitching when I was on Prozac ....

  20. prozac not working
    ... see a psychiatrist or who is it that prescribes the prozac ?...

  21. Effexor Free
    ... beads and cried uncle. 2 weeks ago, my GP gave me Prozac 20mg cut in half 2x's a day. I don't think I would ... have made it without the Prozac . I plan to take the Prozac for about 3 more weeks ... you know I kind of chickened out at the end. The Prozac really did help get me down to zero effexor. I just ... hope the taper off Prozac is kinder than the hell of Effexor Withdrawl. God...
    ... that's what i initially wanted to do too...get on prozac , but couldn't get past the 75mg. point of effexor...
    ... :) Congratulations! Using Prozac is not chickening out. Don't take away from this ... accomplishment! I think you will be able to get off the Prozac much easier than the Effexor. Take care, let me...
    ... thinking it is just wonderful. (Prior experience: Prozac for 2 years, about 12 years ago, tapered off with...

  22. Wellbutrin making me ANGRY?
    ... considering going back on. At one point I switched from Prozac to Wellbutrin and it was awful! I felt agitated and...

  23. Using Prozac LONG-TERM for depression...
    ... I started taking Prozac (generic) about 8 years ago for symptoms of accelerated...
    ... max dose for this drug. I would prefer to stay on prozac , but I can't go any higher on the dose, so I have...

  24. Cymbalta..... need some support!
    ... with all anti withdrawl meds (paxil,effexor,cymbalta) prozac doesn't need tapering as it leaves the system after...

  25. need to get out of my head!
    ... that. i dont' think i could do it without my generic prozac . it definately is an outlet for me. i go to class...

  26. Trying Everything and Still Suffering......
    ... hate insurance companies too! Mine stopped covering Prozac and it's the only ad that worked for me. I will be...
    ... hate insurance companies too! Mine stopped covering Prozac and it's the only ad that worked for me. I will be ... [SIZE="3"]Your insurance company stopped covering prozac , even the generic? You could get Fluoxetine cheap ... cover Cymbalta which is way way more expensive than Prozac ? I worked for the insurance industry for many years...

  27. what is Zincum val.?
    ... it I felt A LOT BETTER after few days. I tried Prozac for 1 week and actually I felt very happy with 25...

  28. Doc gave me Wellbutrin XL
    ... slightest way, it is far too cruel to them.) Years later Prozac helped me to survive the last 2 years at a job I hated ... I wanted to feel REALLY HAPPY every now and then, Prozac didn't let me. I was really looking forward to...
    ... slightest way, it is far too cruel to them.) Years later Prozac helped me to survive the last 2 years at a job I hated ... I wanted to feel REALLY HAPPY every now and then, Prozac didn't let me. I was really looking forward to...
    ... asking what if any meds you are taking now. I took Prozac successfully for many years but the inner agitation ... anything else that lifts your depression like the Prozac ? Thanks...

  29. A word of caution
    ... too? I need a new ad as my insurance doesn't cover Prozac and nothing else in that class works. I'll be trying...

  30. Too Early To Stop Prozac?
    ... Sounds like Prozac might not work for you. In my opinion, I'd try something ... something else. I've never tried Wellbutrin... Or Prozac for that matter. Zoloft is what I take now... No...
    ... [QUOTE=IMWandering;2917025]I started Prozac (20mg) week ago. My concern is this constant tension ... to something else while I'm in the early stages of Prozac ? I took Zoloft for a few years, and it did not give...
    ... Hi, I have been taking Prozac 20mg for 2 months now, and I had some headache issue...

  31. Effexor/Cymbalta
    ... Cymbalta as nothing else works for my depression except Prozac . My insurance no longer covers it though! Why...

  32. Depression !?! No, no way? You got to be kidding me?
    ... telling her to go on the black market looking for prozac . I happen to think she's a pretty together teenager...

  33. Coming off Paxil
    ... and off for about 3-4 years. I have tried Lexapro, Prozac , Wellbutrin, etc..., but Paxil seems to fix my combination...

  34. anyone tried/use Cymbalta?
    ... about Cymbalta since my insurance no longer covers Prozac . I'm just inquiring about others' experience with...
    ... not tolerate the 2 year long effects of paxil, or prozac . Good luck...

  35. From Prozac to Effexor
    ... If Prozac worked well, why not get the generic version of it...

  36. what would happen if........
    ... ive been off prozac for 2 motnhs, i have 7 left over. what would happen...
    ... Unfortunately, Prozac doesn't work like aspirin. Double dosing when you...

  37. Anyone got anything good to say about meds?
    ... I had been on Prozac for 12 years when I became extremely depressed. After ... can cause depression. I was put on Synthroid and my Prozac dosage was doubled. Shortly afterward a psychiatrist ... of weight, so I think it's a pretty good trade off. Prozac made me a little hyper at first, but I don't have...

  38. Does this sound like depression?
    ... Anger can be a symptom of depression. I've been on Prozac for 12 years and there were a couple of times when...
    ... Anger can be a symptom of depression. I've been on Prozac for 12 years and there were a couple of times when...

  39. Obsessed with death
    ... rseveration on death seems to me to be an obsession--i know prozac has good anti-obsessional properties. also, if you...

  40. am I NOW out of options....just want to cry!
    ... Paxil, Effexor,Cymbalt,Zanax,Ativan,and am now trying Prozac .I know you said you tried it but did you try the generic ... doctor last week about what I was going to do if the Prozac didn't work.He said there are alot of older meds that ... almost all of the meds myself.I am tolerating the Prozac with a little stomach problems that I can handle.What ... did the Prozac do when you took it?Maybe you started out on too high...
    ... Don't give up, a long time ago before there was even Prozac , I was suffering horribly from depression and OCD...

  41. hello im new
    ... Hi i have tried prozac but they didnt agree with me made me feel alot worse...

  42. Are these strange side effects??
    ... effects with everything I have tried.I just started Prozac and so far so good.You might consider it....

  43. Sexual Side effects after SSRI's ?
    ... dealing with the exact same thing right now. I was on Prozac for eight years. I went off of it two months ago...
    ... How long were you on the Zoloft, though? I was on Prozac for 8 years. Someone else on here said that they...

  44. Prozac side effects - When will they go away?!
    ... [QUOTE=kittywitty;2880785]I was on Prozac for eight years. I went off of it two months ago...
    ... were you on, and were you on name brand or generic Prozac ? I have been on name brand Prozac 20mg for a ... it will happen in the future, but I intend to be on Prozac only for a short time. I heard usually it takes...
    ... I've been on Prozac for several years. Went to it after trying almost ... pounds. Has anyone else experienced weight gain on Prozac ?...
    ... Einseidle - I tried many, many meds before going on Prozac , as well. Nothing else worked for me either, at least ... childhood. I didn't experience weight gain on the Prozac , but a couple of my friends did. Everybody's body...

  45. The docs say my partners depressed but theres more to it!
    ... herself, he dianosed her with depression and put her on prozac , she was advised not to drink while taking but she...
    ... different and has different cases, she has been on prozac for about 5 weeks now and I dont know if its that...

  46. Waking Up At Night
    ... I had the waking up problem alot on Prozac . I was on it for eight years, and I'd say that probably...

  47. 8 weeks on Wellbutrin and nothing
    ... long time! Maybe they should try something else. Prozac is my savior!!!! Two weeks and I started noticing...

  48. Don't pay any attention to me, just needing to write thoughts down !
    ... anxiety/depression thing for many years, long ago was on Prozac but thought I was cured and quit them, do take zanex...
    ... anxiety/depression thing for many years, long ago was on Prozac but thought I was cured and quit them, do take zanex ... there?) Just a thought. Anyway, I'm on 20 mg of Prozac right now. I never in my life thought I would be...
    ... so lonely and worthless. Stupid I know. I was on prozac years ago and probably need to make an appt. with...
    ... actually make it worse. I noticed that by taking Prozac my sex drive is way less than it was 6 months ago...

  49. MAOI patch
    ... that the side effects were not good. Right now on Prozac but just changed from Cymbalta/Ritalin combo....

  50. Another Prozac Question?
    ... needed but only half of a .25mg tablet. I was on Prozac and had quite a bit of hair loss. It was so bad that...

  51. melatonin for sleeping?
    ... tomorrow i'll get some since i have to pick up my prozac from the pharmacy anyways. i didn't want to go tonight...

  52. Depressed at 17 :(
    ... time they come over and see a little mess... im on prozac , a pretty high dose at that but im still stressing...

  53. letter to a seperated loved one
    ... months since I last saw her, four months since starting Prozac and five months since the start of the D. On the...

  54. Antidepressant Help
    ... Have you tried taking your meds with food? Prozac upset my stomach before and I found that when I took...
    ... prescription antidepressants. For example, I've been off Prozac for two months and I still suffer twitching, short...

  55. SSRI's and Stomach Pain
    ... effexor(made me CRAZY),zoloft,lexapro,paxil,wellbutrin, prozac .I cannot tolerate any of them except Prozac years ... before taking the meds.Hope this helps.Oh,and the prozac name brand.I cannot tolerate the generic....
    ... certain SSRIs (zoloft and lexapro). However, generic prozac did not cause the problem, but I never was able to...
    ... counselor, just started. She thinks I could try Luvox or Prozac . She said I could cut the smallest dose in half. ...

  56. Does anyone know which antidepressants are NONanticholinergic
    ... sure you know them by heart, by now... fluoxetine ( prozac ), fluvoxamine (luvox), paroxetine (paxil), sertraline...

  57. Feeling worthless lately....
    ... come up with is the switch in my meds...I am not on prozac for anxiety reasons. Let me tell ya that the prozac...
    ... When I stopped taking Prozac a few years ago "cold turkey" I went to the doctor...
    ... QUOTE=Anxiety-stinks;2857733]When I stopped taking Prozac a few years ago "cold turkey" I went to the doctor ... gain I had to get off...so my doctor has me now on Prozac . I just switched over last week. See he had me ween ... off of paxil onto prozac . I went through all the side effects of going off ... now with that i am off of Paxil, but now this with prozac ...:) Thanks again for your advice!!!!!...

  58. going off celexa
    ... cutting on me. my psychatrist switched me to generic prozac . what a difference.:) :)...
    ... cutting on me. my psychatrist switched me to generic prozac . what a difference.:) :) I am with you on this ... one. I just couldn't get the right dose. I am on Prozac as well and yes.... what a difference....
    ... i have tried prozac . not a good fit either. if you are getting nauseus...

  59. culture issues and other stuff....
    ... effexor xr. (reason being that i wanted to switch to prozac , but since my meds are handled by express scripts ... through the mail, it took way too long this time for the prozac to arrive). well, forget about it. i couldn't take...

  60. Finding a Medication that doesn't cause weight gain?
    ... could go either way. So... I still have never tried Prozac , Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro, or Cymbalta. Yet, something...
    ... There is a thread on the Anxiety forum about Prozac . You should take a look. Also, there are many other...
    ... my body "cleaned out" off all meds. I just started Prozac to see if this is better. I already feel better on...

  61. Prozac
    ... Hi, there is a long post on anxiety board regarding Prozac . Many people have posted their experiences taking...
    ... Hi Pucca, were you taking generic Prozac or name brand? I have heard there is a difference...
    ... Prozac was the first SSRI that I tried and, as with other ... was like a light was suddenly switched on for me. Prozac worked extremely well for me with regards to depression ... . Although Prozac is sometimes used to treat anxiety, I had trouble...
    ... hey qinghe-i took fluoxetine-otherwise known as prozac . what about you- have you have you taken it?? if you...
    ... Hi Pucca, so you are taking the generic version of Prozac . I am taking the name brand because my doctor said ... rprisingly found this is true! It depends on WHICH generic Prozac (fluoxetine) you are taking. Apparently, some are ... didn't want to take the risk. I have been on 10mg Prozac for 2 weeks, but have not noticed any positive effect...
    ... taking generic prozac fluoxitine....works for me. :) at least i'm not doing...

  62. Help!
    ... depressed. Big shocker. Anyhow, I just started taking Prozac a couple of weeks ago after my Lexapro supply ran...
    ... depressed. Big shocker. Anyhow, I just started taking Prozac a couple of weeks ago after my Lexapro supply ran ... least for many people), and you've just started the prozac . so, you're still in between, so to speak. you still ... have to wait a bit for the prozac to work. drinking moderately, at 1-3 beers per day...

  63. feeling down today
    ... thanks for replies. ya i'm on generic prozac . keeps me from self harm. all my life that is...

  64. Cymbalta Question
    ... I had that side effect too, though with prozac , but it went away after a couple of weeks or so. ...

  65. Starting on Wellbutrin SR and Trazodone...
    ... past several months. I had seen good results with Prozac , but it stopped working after about 4 months, plus ... I noticed about 15 lbs of weight gain. Prozac is the ONLY SSRI that has done anything except give...

  66. Anybody fed up with all these medicines!!!!!!!!
    ... I'm completely done with meds. I've been off of Prozac for just over a month, and while my sleep isn't the ... I tried several before finding what worked for me ( Prozac ). I used to call the changing of the meds 'the medication...

  67. New antidepression experiment
    ... meds aren't here yet, anyway. I did add 20 mg of Prozac I got a few days ago and 150 mg of Wellbutrin. Today...
    ... some that are in the same class already (eg paxil and prozac ) and even the same with the SNRIs ... this seems redundant...

  68. 1st days of Lexapro - is this normal?
    ... over the past several years, I have tried: effexor, prozac , celexa, cymbalta, and lexapro all with severe side...

  69. Look at things in a positive way
    ... has just been diagnosed with depression. She's on Prozac and has only been taking it for a few days. The Therapist ... but she needs something to get her through until the Prozac kicks in. She's not eating well (nothing tastes good...

  70. Lexapro, Smoking Cessation, Depression
    ... depressants for 15 years with great success. First Prozac and for the past couple of years, Lexapro. Two months...

  71. Highly sensitive person Prozac and Rejection
    ... first she asked me for space and her doc prescribed Prozac . A month later a letter arrived rejecting me saying ... do love her so and know she is ill. I had thought Prozac would have fixed it by now. But it hasn't Any ideas...

  72. Gingche- How are you doing?
    ... are going for you? I am still trying to get over the Prozac effects. Now I think I am sick with a cold. Lucky...
    ... usually takes a week or two, since unlike other drugs, Prozac is released inside your body slowly. So are you taking ... okay---barely hanging in there. :( I went up to 20mg Prozac for 2 days, but had some side effects: headache, increased ... I had to cut it back to 10mg. Now two weeks into Prozac , it hasn't helped. Maybe my dose is too low, but I...
    ... with no problem. What will you do if you stop your prozac ? I was shocked to learn that you can take as much...
    ... won't get us addicted anyway. Once I stop taking Prozac , I will just rely on exercises and xanax. I did this ... can't believe either that people can take 80mg of Prozac ! I couldn't even handle 20! How is your anxiety...
    ... meds. I am still on xanax as needed. The anxiety the Prozac caused is better. I am down to 2 xanax a day vs the...
    ... your anxiety issue is subsiding. Hard to believe Prozac would cause this much reverse effect---it was supposed ... to take any meds from now on. I stopped taking Prozac and am experiencing some withdrawl symptoms---I was...
    ... with you! Let me know. PS. I went back on 10mg Prozac . I am going to stick to it for a month and see if...
    ... case I better take one. HA! I hope the 10mg of Prozac begins to work for you. What did your Dr say? Did...
    ... mess up my own system. So I told her I would give Prozac another try, and that is it! If Prozac doesn't work ... more meds! She agreed. She said from her experience, Prozac works the best among most patients. And "when Prozac ... So at the end we both decided that I would try 10mg Prozac for another month. PS. she also wrote a prescription...

  73. Anti-Depressants and Weight Gain - Need Your Help
    ... different anti-depressants. Over the years, I have tried Prozac , Paxil, Zoloft, Effexor and Celexa and I just have...
    ... Prozac has aleviated my panic attacks at night, but as a ... I struggle to keep my weight where it is, before prozac I was always thin. I hate that I don't cry anymore...
    ... depressant over the past 8 yrs. Celexa, wellbutrin, prozac , zoloft, effexor, lexapro, paxil... ((( i was 140...

  74. Are these physical symptoms of depression?
    ... celexa, and lexapro. there're also luvox, paxil, and prozac . then there are the ssnri's (inhibit not only serotonin...

  75. Wellbutrin and Hives?
    ... When I started up again I also decided to drop the Prozac that I was taking. I was taking the WB to off-set ... the sexual side effects from Prozac. The Prozac did wonders for my anxiety, but not the other.......