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  1. 1 week on Prozac
    ... entirely possible that you are feeling the effects of the Prozac already. The moms I know (online) who take it often ... searching) Talk with your doctor about your fears. Prozac has been around for about 20 years. If there were ... or for anxiety would help for a bit, along with the Prozac . Prozac, when it gets to an effective dose for you...
    ... hello. i'm on prozac . its the miracle drug for me. i to read about the ... she said to not make things worse by what i read. prozac is a good general all around AD. it did take 6-8 weeks ... reading about the neg. everyone is different. for me prozac is great....

  2. Prozac (Fluoxetine) and Stomach Issues
    ... I just started taking Prozac (fluoxetine) on Sunday. I am on 10mg for 7 days,...
    ... when I was on Lexapro. However, I don't think the Prozac is working nearly as well on my depression....

  3. Depression and medication choices
    ... well, i'm on prozac and its wonderful. but i didn't pick it. i tried a...

  4. Staying off antidepressants
    ... off and stayed off their antidepressants? I was on Prozac for 6 years, after the first 3 years I found out I ... depression all along. I was unable to get off and stay off Prozac for very long, always went back on. This time it ... thyroid meds level. I hate the numbness I feel while on Prozac , but also hate the irritability I feel when not on...
    ... Well I gave in today and started the prozac again. I felt like I was dying and felt I had no...

  5. Taking a Break From Wellbutrin
    ... Wellbutrin isn't the first AD I've tried. I was on Prozac for about four years. I basically had the same reaction...
    ... they do...prepackage and sell it!! EX: At one time Prozac was getting a bad rap, so they changed it a little...

  6. Depression vs. Anxiety???(very long post sorry)
    ... up your mind, do you? :) Fluoxetine is generic Prozac . Try to stay away from internet searches on it because ... that's needed. Also, don't stop taking it suddenly. Prozac is usually more forgiving than most, but it varies ... take as prescribed). Xanax isn't for the long term. Prozac can eventually help with anxiety and depression and...

  7. caffeine must make depression worse
    ... so horrible and unfuncation you would think 80 of prozac should be saving me :( :( :( :( :( :(...
    ... Poison - I'm currently coming off of Prozac , presently at 30mg from 40. I can't drink caffeinated...

  8. I need to rant
    ... adding a low dose of another SSRI (I've usually heard Prozac ) can help. Prozac has the longest "afterlife" so ... do. The last 5 mg. was the issue for her, but the Prozac added, then off Lex. then off Prozac worked for her...

  9. prozac and heart palpitations
    ... hey all. ive been on prozac since wednesday and have been having heart palpitations...

  10. Meds for 11-year old
    ... serious issue for her ur doctor should of put her on prozac . WEight was a serious issue for me paxil worked but ... i switched to prozac because the weioght i gained on paxil was HORRIBLE...

  11. Anyone have mood "shifts" don't know why?
    ... seritonin. now that i'm on a med that is working... prozac ....i dont' have ups and downs at a moments notice...

  12. How to Continue
    ... might really help. I'm taking a very low dosage of Prozac and it's helping some, enough to keep me from going...

  13. Loneliness won't leave me alone
    ... Therapy doesn't seem to help, I'm taking a low dosage of Prozac (all I can tolerate) and it has helped only a little...

  14. no energy today
    ... energy today. i hope this is somewhat normal an not my prozac doing weird things. its been working great but now...

  15. Anyone on Citalopram? New to this and scared
    ... dpressed and nothing worked for her until she went on Prozac and it worked straight away. I hate feeling like...
    ... after i talked with my psycatrist first. she put me on prozac ....its great. i dont' want to be the first one to ... better. at least that is what i understand about them. prozac helps me so i can deal with other issues that cause...
    ... that worked, to name them in order of trying them - Prozac (by GP - though gave me terrible problems with my...

  16. Outbursts of rage
    ... depression/anxiety at age 11. Since then I have been on Prozac , Wellbutrin, Buspar, Ritillin (sp?) and Lexapro. Now ... , I am taking Prozac and Welbutrin. They have proven to be a good combination...

  17. depression and meds
    ... i have been suicidal but not so much now. i'm on prozac that is helping me deal with other issues better. ... to work. i know that for a fact now. i've been on prozac for about 3 months now and its fully working. i get...

  18. Any Good News with Meds??
    ... depressing here doesn't it. i can tell you i'm on prozac and its working wonderful for me. i've also had major ... depression. tried a couple different meds. right now prozac is great. i'm more calm, relaxed, feel some better ... need to work on other issues that get me down but prozac is helping me to deal with those things.:p ...
    ... depressing here doesn't it. i can tell you i'm on prozac and its working wonderful for me. i've also had major ... depression. tried a couple different meds. right now prozac is great. i'm more calm, relaxed, feel some better ... need to work on other issues that get me down but prozac is helping me to deal with those things.:p ... ][FONT="Times New Roman"]Thank you Mokie. I took Prozac and it helped me for many years. Yes, I need to work...

  19. info
    ... it will take 6-8 weeks to feel full effects. i'm on prozac and after 8 weeks on it i feel the full effect. i...

  20. I'm crying again
    ... COLOR="Blue"]well, thought i was doing pretty good. prozac is great. feeling in control of myself. i guess i...
    ... was happy to see you. How long have you been on prozac , I glad to hear that they are making you feel better...
    ... did my part but also glad its over. i've been on prozac since sept sometime. so going on like 3 months. its...

  21. How do you know if you're REALLY "chemically imbalanced"?
    ... that the FDA had reviewed in the process of approving Prozac , Zoloft, Paxil, Effexor, Serzone, Remeron, and Wellbutrin...
    ... that the FDA had reviewed in the process of approving Prozac , Zoloft, Paxil, Effexor, Serzone, Remeron, and Wellbutrin...

  22. Newly Depressed
    ... diagnosed me as depressed. He wanted to put me on Prozac (I am only 17) and I said no so he took me off work ... I am now thinking that I maybe should've gone on Prozac . What are the side effects of it and does it really...
    ... antidepressants work differently on people, for example the Prozac affects me will be differently to who it affects you...
    ... most are trouble sleeping and sexual side effects. Prozac did not work. You may react very differently. Trial...
    ... going on? A school counselor maybe? BTW, I'm on Prozac and suffer hair loss from it and plan on going off...
    ... I think you made the right choice not going on the prozac . Anti-depressants can be addictive and have side effects...
    ... [COLOR="Teal"]i am taking prozac for major depression. i'm 43 and felt medication was ... but kept getting worse. no side effects for me on prozac . seems to be the miracle medication for me. but i...

  23. Symbyax
    ... has worked for her. It is same similar ingedients as prozac and zyprexa. Oh I'm sure I'll see the same yucky side...

  24. Depressed, for the first time in my life. . .
    ... still dealing with mine but with medication, i'm on prozac now, its getting better. i'm so sorry for your petloss...

  25. Stress, Depression, and Fatigue from lack of sunlight
    ... ™t realistic. And I have heard taking a pill like Prozac can have unpleasant side effects. The new Litebook...

  26. Another awful day
    ... fighting emotions all the time. that was me....before prozac . i am stable now with prozac. but before i was crying ... me. i dont' feel the need to do self harm now since prozac is working. i do hope you find the med that will work...

  27. Prozac...
    ... [COLOR="DeepSkyBlue"]i'm on prozac and have not had any of those side effects! in fact...
    ... Delayed orgasm is what I remember most about Prozac . I believe that to be true of ssri's. Hope this works...
    ... Ashley - Side effects of Prozac ? Let's see....I've had: numbed emotions (can't cry...
    ... to affect my hands. By the time my doc got me off Prozac I was in rough shape. I'm very lucky to be mostly...
    ... i gain weight from prozac and from the paxil to it will do that to you its also...
    ... I have been on prozac for 3 months and found the biggest problem to be insomnia ... which worked. the bad part is i also take adderall and prozac and adderall worked well together, but i cant deal...
    ... I just started on prozac hoping it will help me sleep. Now I am so disapointed...

  28. Remeron/Mirtazapine - HELP!
    ... work anymore. The withdrawal was terrible. Then Prozac made me more depressed. Next came Zoloft which made...

  29. To beach4me
    ... eating, so we switched Welbutrin. I took small doses of Prozac to come off the Effexor and slowly switched to Welbutrin ... . However, when I took the last Prozac ...I started feeling edgy. Now my family would tell...

  30. *sigh*
    ... switch me to something else. see if your coming off prozac to start another med-do you have to wait a while,...

  31. help
    ... in bed moods. been on a couple different meds. prozac is working for me for now. its wonderful. feel like...
    ... medication, i want to go back on seroxat, i have tried prozac but it made me ill, but perhaps i can try again. i...

  32. I AM TRYING the ENSAM PATCH
    ... Anyhow, I have been treated for depression with Prozac , Zoloft, Wellbutrin and Lexapro, of which Lexapro...

  33. med help
    ... worse... so to make a long story short i'm taking prozac and its wonderful. i'm more calm and in control of...

  34. Saint Johns wort
    ... Thank You for your suggestions. Ive been off of prozac for 2 months now and am looking for something natural...

  35. New to this problem
    ... helps her with anxiety. to keep her calm. i'm on prozac . is working great. i take 30mg. what ever med works...

  36. You've got to try this...
    ... I am just today starting on Prozac , but I have had a horrible previous experience with...

  37. Kava?
    ... because of some concerns about liver toxicity. I am on Prozac , and the literature clearly cautions against many...

  38. UPDATE - going off prozac, starting 5-htp
    ... hearing more about your experience with it. I'm on Prozac and plan on going off it after the holidays. I'm...
    ... hearing more about your experience with it. I'm on Prozac and plan on going off it after the holidays. I'm...
    ... hearing more about your experience with 5-HTP. I'm on Prozac and plan on going off it after the holidays. I'm...
    ... slight difference between taking 5-htp and taking prozac . But overall, it seems pretty comparable. The...

  39. Medication Question...
    ... completely up to him to decide. I would prefer to go on Prozac (If I do decide to go on antidepressants). I'm going ... make me more tired... and I've heard a lot of how Prozac gives people energy, and that right there is very...
    ... tried celexa for a while. had to switch. i'm on prozac an for me its wonderful:) i feel like i can handle...
    ... long term. As for the AD Wellbutrin does the same as prozac with less side effects usually trg247...
    ... Trg247, I read you rpost and I to at one time tried Prozac and it made me feel as if I took a hit of speed. My ... spittin and a sputtering, racing! So that was the end of Prozac for me. I noticed you said Wellbutrin is like Prozac ... ...do you mean it has the same effect as Prozac the speedy feeling? Thanks, Sabrina Your doctor ... long term. As for the AD Wellbutrin does the same as prozac with less side effects usually trg247...

  40. Shrink Rap
    ... should reconsider taking the drugs. So I started the Prozac today. I feel just as empty now as before the appointment...
    ... should reconsider taking the drugs. So I started the Prozac today. I feel just as empty now as before the appointment...
    ... encounter with SSRI's and decided to hold off taking the Prozac until I have made an honest effort to drag myself...

  41. Lamictal
    ... response and I am so happy for you! I am also on prozac and was trying to transition to just lamictal. The ... prozac has helped in the past (i had post-partum psychosis ... post-partum) out there. I was hoping to get off the prozac because it really deadens alot of my senses, especially...

  42. Fallen into self-caused pit
    ... perscription" that st johns wort maybe 2 is like a prozac and in germany the doctor will tell you to get some...

  43. 1st Celexa, 2nd Zoloft, 3rd Wellbutrin, now SJW
    ... a few days ago after an unsuccessful attempt with prozac (too many side effects). Be sure to give it enough...

  44. doing pretty good
    ... [COLOR="RoyalBlue"] Prozac is working wonders for me.:) ya!:) now talking with...

  45. Are Anti-depressants That Necessary?
    ... "Book Antiqua"][SIZE="4"]I WAS BEING TREATED WITH PROZAC BUT I REALLY DIDNT SEE ANY CHANGES, IT BASICALLY JUST...
    ... different meds. right now the wonder pill for me is prozac . i'm feeling pretty good on it. not feeling like self...
    ... Prozac did the same thing to me. I felt like I wasn't ON...
    ... Maybe Prozac isn't the medication for you. Talk to your doctr to...

  46. can't eat...
    ... i got used to them. now i'm stable as i can be on prozac . :) ...

  47. It's back again...
    ... I've been on 50mg of Prozac for five years now, and I'm not even twenty. Now...
    ... years ago and that didn't last long at all. i'm on prozac also. only 30mg. seems to be the miracle drug for ... to all this anti depressants myself. only been on prozac for like 2 months. i'm reading a book called ...

  48. Question about Zoloft
    ... weeks to get full effects. i see that now as i'm on prozac and its a wonder.:) :p :) :p ...
    ... anxious. celexa made me so irratated i had to stop. prozac is great. no side effects that i can tell other then...
    ... Prozac is something a lot of people don't want to take though...
    ... [QUOTE=mad-rocker] Prozac is something a lot of people don't want to take though ... him. [COLOR="DarkOrchid"]i sure didn't want to take prozac . just sounded so "mentally ill" but its working for...
    ... problems. There are many SSRI's out there: Zoloft, Prozac , Paxil, Lexapro, etc. They all accomplish the same...

  49. depression/prozac help
    ... two very bad days an the doc now wants to put me on prozac ? im not keen to take them,i dont know what to do for...

  50. Anti-Depressant suggestions
    ... Century Gothic"][COLOR="Green"]{{{ tim }}}} Cymbalta Prozac - but has sexual side effects Lexapro all the...

  51. Which meds don't cause W/D's when you stop them?
    ... taken three different ones: Paxil, Anafranil, and Prozac . Paxil was absolutely THE WORST to go off of. ... t know if that would be the case for everyone. Prozac has a very long half-life in the body, and I've gone ... with no problems at all. My doctor even told me that Prozac has the least chance of causing withdrawal of all...
    ... Prozac wont cause withdrawl symptoms, because of its very ... long elimination life. You can transfer onto Prozac from shorter acting SSRI's to help ease withdrawl...
    ... I had been tapering off of prozac slowly and today is 30 days without any. The only ... little overwhelmed. Today I almost started back on the prozac , but talked myself out of it- hoping that this is ... not find this out till about a year after I was on prozac . I am hoping that after I get all the prozac out...
    ... about any other...but.... My sister in law was on prozac for a while, almost 10 years to be exact, it ended...

  52. First Time Taking Antidepressants/ Weird Felling?
    ... weeks. celexa made me so irratated after a while. prozac seems to be my drug for me so i can cope with life...

  53. 5-HTP, St. John's Wort, or SAM-e - the good, the bad, and the ugly
    ... phobia, OCD, and eating disorders. I'm currently on Prozac 40mgs. It works for me, BUT, I'm losing a lot of...

  54. tomorrow...
    ... commit me or something!! do you think she'll up my prozac if im on week 6 and nothing has changed?? please help...

  55. Crying again
    ... COLOR="Teal"]well, i have days were i go along great. prozac is helping alot. sometimes i feel like i can't cry...
    ... [COLOR="Purple"]Mokie... Prozac can cause insomnia.....have you ever had a blood or...
    ... stronger mentally and it won't disturb your sleep like Prozac ....
    ... just been going with the flow i guess. seem stable on prozac now. i know if i dont take it i can tell a day or...

  56. Starting 5-htp, going off Prozac
    ... would be concerned about going cold turkey off of prozac though. trg247...
    ... antidepressants for close to 20 years, most recently Prozac . For various reasons, I've decided to finish out ... my current Prozac prescription (I've got about 2 weeks left), and then ... directly from one to the other? (i.e. take my last Prozac one day, and then the next day take my first 5-htp ... is lethal. I think you should wait 3 weeks w/o Prozac (because of its long half-life in the body) before...
    ... everyone. I'm not too concerned about stopping the Prozac "cold turkey", mainly because of its long half-life ... e. Paxil). I did that, and I've also gone off of Prozac before, and there's no comparison. Rose -- Just ... wondering if the dose I'm currently taking of Prozac would make a difference in how long I'd need to be...
    ... everyone. I'm not too concerned about stopping the Prozac "cold turkey", mainly because of its long half-life ... e. Paxil). I did that, and I've also gone off of Prozac before, and there's no comparison. I agree. ... Just wondering if the dose I'm currently taking of Prozac would make a difference in how long I'd need to be...
    ... Janell, I also take 20mg of Prozac and have been thinking about asking my Dr to switch ... me. I've taken a lot of AD's and liked the Prozac for most everything involving relieving my depression ... wondering if you were having any of the same issues with Prozac . I wish you the best of luck with natural stuff...
    ... Chris -- This is my second time taking Prozac . The first time was about 15 years ago, and that ... I'm not entirely sure they're even related to the Prozac . My main reason for wanting to go off it is that ... the others, but I may well end up going back to the Prozac if I don't find anything else that works well enough...
    ... I'm not entirely sure they're even related to the Prozac . Prozac caused me to have headaches too. It ... 's a pretty common side effect of prozac from what I've read....

  57. Fears of death
    ... been on various meds through the years from paxil to prozac . None of which I ever felt made a difference. I had...

  58. Depression & Holidays
    ... Purple"]Well, hello. Been doing pretty good on this prozac . I have my good days:) and bad days:( . Thinking...
    ... the outside to release the pain on the inside. but prozac is controling that. GRR!! :blob_fire :) i hate taking...

  59. "Zoloft" Will it work for me?
    ... me a couple different meds to find the one for me. prozac is working wonders. :) ...

  60. Finally....a med that is working.
    ... the first antidepressant to help me since going on Prozac 20 yrs ago. I stopped taking Prozac when it became...

  61. Severely depressed and no one understand
    ... a monster. i'm taking medication and its helping. prozac . keeps me from feeling so bad and wanting to hurt...

  62. feeling really good ....now i'm feeling really bad
    ... COLOR="Green"]its amazing how good i feel on this prozac . like i can conqure the world. so i did some stuff...
    ... There were ups and downs when I was on Prozac . Supremely confident one day, more depressed than...

  63. In need of encouragement.
    ... get ups and downs on my med. i'v only been on this prozac for a few weeks now. started on celexa and it did ... me in. had to stop taking it. prozac seems to be helping much better. but i still get down...

  64. W/D symptoms
    ... gained) and have since flirted with a mini dose of Prozac (10 mg), Welbutrin and most recently, Effexor (not...

  65. Meds - Hide the problem or just put us off dealing with the problem???
    ... since I was about 20! At the moment i've gone back on Prozac as just split with boyfriend and have felt the old...
    ... since I was about 20! At the moment i've gone back on Prozac as just split with boyfriend and have felt the old...

  66. Med with least amount of side effects?
    ... would just double check that... have you tried prozac ? one of its side effects was weight lose... i took...
    ... From Either One. I Had A Real Bad Experience With Prozac . My Husband Is Taking Lexapro And He Seems To Bee...

  67. Stuck
    ... hi, i stopped taking prozac maybe three weeks a go, i'm not really sure thought...
    ... Welcome to the boards. Why did you stop taking prozac ? Have you attended any therapy or counseling? ...

  68. serotonin syndrome and prozac..
    ... very close to death. Now they have her on 40mg of prozac and 20 mg of lexapro and she has horrible memory loss...

  69. Started Meds.. Feeling great... now what??
    ... working wonderfully for you. wow. i've tried a couple. prozac right now seems to be "the one for me" i guess. i...

  70. Hi, New Here And...
    ... pre-teen. I got help over five years ago, and tried prozac with no help, and then Effexor XR, which almost ruined...
    ... made me so irratated i had to stop it. now taking prozac . seems to be the one for me right now. but i dont...

  71. weeeening off lexapro starting prozac
    ... Hey Jack:) I've been on prozac for15yrs.It is one of the stronger ad's.Very good ... tried switching several times and end up right back on prozac . Give it a try.You need to be on it for at least...
    ... Definitely worth a shot. For me, Prozac was not a good choice. As with you and Lexapro, the ... Prozac made me for angry agitated and irritable and overall...
    ... caused me to seek medical advice and start taking Prozac . I have been taking it for 5 years, and it really...
    ... I've been on Prozac for several months and it's been an effective AD for...

  72. Prozac making me tired?
    ... Prozac made me VERY tired and sleepy the first couple of...
    ... Prozac will numb you.I personally can hardly function on...

  73. Question about Zoloft.
    ... know quite a few people have had that experience with Prozac (I, for one), while for other peopel it really calms...

  74. Have to wait till friday!!!!
    ... funny farm iof i self harm?? will she take me off prozac !! i cant go wiyhout the meds, i need something for...

  75. Celexa Side Effects, help.
    ... after i stoped taking it also. i went from celexa to prozac . i had some down time getting off the celexa and waiting ... for prozac to work. so far the prozac seems to be the med for me right now. yea......