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  1. What would be the best AD for me? Need suggestions.
    ... ve mentioned, zoloft. besides zoloft there's also prozac , paxil, lexapro, and celexa); then there are the SNRI...

  2. Self Injury- trigger potential
    ... some control in being so out of control. i'm on prozac now. is working nice. i'm not feeling out of control...

  3. Should i go back??
    ... so its my thrid week on prozac and i feel like crap still. it just wont lift. i think...
    ... should i say to the doctor??? will she take me off prozac ?, im worried she'll take away my meds if i tell her...

  4. Feel like a mess
    ... [COLOR="Blue"]So i'm taking prozac now. sounds so "mentally ill"....prozac. it seems...

  5. celexa
    ... making me so irratated on the 40mg dose. now i'm on prozac . seems to be working nicely. .....

  6. i dont know what to do :(
    ... different meds. finally i'm on one that seems to help. prozac . depression is a disease, illness and you have...

  7. Celexa users- need your input please
    ... wasn't working anymore. so had to switch. i'm now on prozac and it seems fine. ....i hope......

  8. First Visit to Psychiatrist
    ... tried a couple but not all at the same time. i'm on prozac now and seems to be working.....finally i have some...
    ... need to take an anti-depressant and have been taking Prozac for the past 4 years. It has helped me tremendously...

  9. Effexor Withdrawal - another survivor needs help!
    ... anti-depressants for about 10 years, started with Prozac , did well for a few years (at 60 mgs), then it stopped ... understood about Effexor (!) He started me on 20 mg of Prozac along with the 300 mg of Effexor for one month, then ... dropped the Effexor to 225 mg keeping the 20 mg of Prozac for the next month. It was not easy, but it was much ... better then without the Prozac , the brain shocks were minimal, I also had nausea ... month I dropped to 150 mg of Effexor and raised the Prozac to 40mg. I was having anxiety, insomnia and difficulty ... 75 mg of Effexor for one week (keeping the 40 mg of Prozac throughout), 37.5 the next, then 37.5 every other ... I don't go into the study he wants to increase the Prozac to 60 mg and try that then who knows what if that...

  10. Is this Depression?
    ... went on AD Paxil first, then immediately switched to Prozac (b/c of birth defect possibilities--in case of preg ... tired, realized I was having a bad side effect of Prozac (where you are awaken up to 300 times a night w/o...

  11. Am not sure if AD are right for me
    ... I was recently put on prozac but had to come off as i was experiencing the side ... generally have my ocd under control. I stopped taking the prozac and started feeling alot happier. The doctor has now...
    ... hey benji, sorry that prozac didn'twork for you. :( again, i have to agree with...
    ... I was recently put on prozac but had to come off as i was experiencing the side ... generally have my ocd under control. I stopped taking the prozac and started feeling alot happier. The doctor has now ... feel worse. I felt less depressed after I got off Prozac . Maybe therapy is the answer....

  12. St. Johns Wort
    ... to screw up my holidays tapering off the 40 mgs of Prozac that I'm currently on so I can try the SJW. I'm having ... hair loss from the Prozac and I can't take it anymore! I've lost over half...
    ... to screw up my holidays tapering off the 40 mgs of Prozac that I'm currently on so I can try the SJW. I'm having ... hair loss from the Prozac and I can't take it anymore! I've lost over half...
    ... Hair loss is supposed to be a 'rare' side effect of Prozac . Well, I'm someone who is sensitive to any side effects...
    ... much does it cost? My copay with insurance for the Prozac is $30/mo. I'd be willing to pay that, or possibly...
    ... That's been my experience with scripts. With the prozac , I had to do increases in only 10 mg increments instead...
    ... gain from SJW. I did have a horrid experience with prozac . It gave me what the doctors thought was pumonary...
    ... as I am feeling much more stable. Like you, I took Prozac for awhile and I was feeling better on it, but couldn...

  13. Help Getting Off Celexa
    ... took me off. but i had to wean off it. now i'm on prozac and its no different. i guess i'll have to get off...

  14. insomnia
    ... about Celexa, as I've never been on it. But, I am on Prozac , another SSRI. There was a time when I was on too...

  15. Hello everyone
    ... COLOR="Blue"][/LEFT][/SIZE][/FONT] I just started on Prozac today (20 mg) of course I don't feel any thing different ... but was wondering how many people who have taken prozac ; how long did it take for you to feel better???? ...
    ... When I took Prozac , my doctor told me it could take up to 6 weeks for...
    ... For me, I became very agitated and irritable on Prozac .. It doesn't make everyone all happy and well, so...
    ... of the month. I have good days too!!!! I hope the prozac helps. I have only been on it for about three days...

  16. citalopram
    ... that scared the life out of me. I then was put on Prozac . It was okay for awhile, then became a nightmare when ... to struggle with my day. There is a side effect of Prozac that can wake you up, up to 300 times a night without...

  17. My Wife is Depressed
    ... dragged her to the doctors, she started a course of Prozac and the change was remarkable. After a month or so ... felt 'herself' on them. The downside of being on Prozac was that it allowed her to completely pretend that ... clear, but just reduced and then stopped taking the prozac , even though her doctor had advised against stopping...

  18. Will It Come Back?
    ... Wellbutrin and eventually off Zoloft and switched it for Prozac . I had to quit taking Prozac when I got pregnant...

  19. just writing some words.
    ... rilled up right now writing that. SIGH....i'm taking prozac 20mg but haven't been on it long enough to really...
    ... hey-im on 20mg of prozac too. how long have you bin on it?? its good to talk...
    ... that. i called my doctor about increasing this prozac . i suppose i haven't been on it long enough. like...

  20. recently diagnoses
    ... life. now its a day to day struggle some days. i hope prozac helps me and then again i don't care if it does or...

  21. Dont know what to think....
    ... Inderal now my question is am I able to take Inderal and Prozac at the same time? Thank you all for your help....

  22. Increasing dosage
    ... I've been on 60 mg. Prozac for many, many years and added Effexor XR a few years ... a tolerance to the drug? The effectiveness of the Prozac does not seem to change. Anyone have a similar...
    ... I took Prozac for many years. It really wasn't helping me the last ... kept trying to find alternatives and ended up back on Prozac . I started Effexor about 3 weeks ago and this is...
    ... Hi Tony. I take the Prozac , Effexor combo, but I am the one that started this...
    ... decreasing from effexor 37.5 mg, psychiatrist put me on prozac 3 weeks ago and have increased 10 mg. each week and ... Have been doing some better, today is day 3 on 30 mg. prozac and 1/2 of 37.5 mg effexor (as close as I can guess...
    ... ive been on prozac for 3 months now i want to come off it, but looking ... between 6 and 12 months. How long is it safe to stay on Prozac please?...
    ... I have been on prozac over 15 years....
    ... decline in my mental state. I think that means the prozac is still working! My Dr. once had me try 80mg., but...

  23. Recently prescribed fluoxetine
    ... just for a while, until your body adjusts to the prozac . if you're still feeling bad after about 4-5 weeks ... something else. many people do not respond well to prozac .... however, there are many more medications out there...

  24. being depressed and being in love
    ... went back on it after being off of it so he put me on Prozac . Definitely wasn't for me, so he put me back on Zoloft...

  25. contradiction
    ... doc just put me on my first anti-depressant-20mg of prozac daily to start. i have anxiety as well. im worried...

  26. extremely shy
    ... serotonin re-uptake inhibitors, such as, fluvoxamine ( Prozac ), paroxetine (Paxil), and sertraline (Zoloft) were...

  27. Fluoxetine
    ... names like welbrutin or effexor. iv bin researchig and prozac and all these names keep coming up-is fluoxitine prozac...
    ... it is prozac trg247...
    ... hey pucca, yes, fluoxetine is prozac . it's good to treat all kinds of stuff : depression...

  28. Do you have problem of organism with AD?
    ... of hair loss. Not worth it, IMO. So, now I'm on Prozac (Paxil stopped working for me, another story), and ... has no bad side effects. If I don't take it, the Prozac slaughters my sex drive, it's that simple. Give it...

  29. You won't believe this
    ... Wellbuterin and prozac ....

  30. wellbutrin xl and sleep aid
    ... almost a year ago-only one time-and she prescribed me prozac , which I was shocked that she even said I was a high...

  31. Indifferent
    ... stare and don't participate. I'm currently on Prozac 40mg/day. I used to be on Lamictal as well but stopped ... problem. Does anyone know that if you should take prozac at any certain time of the day? Is it better to take...
    ... at 40 mg? Maybe you just need an increase? I'm on Prozac 40 mg as well. I take mine in the morning because...

  32. Help Me Please!!!!
    ... better either if they increase your current dosage of prozac , or if they change it to some other form of anti-depressant...

  33. I have no strength to fight
    ... things have been so bad. Changed my medication from prozac to cipramil and gave me more valium - who knows? ...

  34. "Medication isn't Going to Solve your Problems"
    ... times in my life, over a period of about 10 years, Prozac , Paxil, Effexor and Wellbutrin. Frankiesmom apparently ... as I took them exactly as directed. When I was on Prozac I attempted suicide. When I was on Wellbutrin my ... few years ago on the effectiveness of drugs such as Prozac , Paxil, and Zoloft. The study showed that those drugs...

  35. Meds for Depression HELP!
    ... drugs can help with this condition? I have tired Prozac and Lexapro both made me so sick, l dont seem to handle...

  36. Has anyone taken anti-depressants over 10 or 15 years?
    ... Been taking Prozac ad various others for almost 12 years now and kinda...
    ... I had good remission but I stopped (Parnate) when Prozac came out. That was a big mistake. When I returned...
    ... I began taking Prozac in 1994. I kept at a steady dose until 2006, when ... year ago my psychiatrist switched me from 40 mgs of Prozac to 40 mgs of Paxil. I see my psychiatrist and MD...

  37. Anyone tried Lamictal for Depression?
    ... and I'm a big coward about meds anyway. I'm taking Prozac (very low dosage otherwise I get terrible side effects...

  38. need a hug
    ... give me a hug right now. i'm crying about taking this prozac . its scares me to take it. i started it today. suppose ... would probably feel worse as i switch from celexa to prozac . great.. like i dont' feel bad already. this totally...
    ... *hugs* I was on prozac for one month, several years ago. Made me very irritable...

  39. I'm new here
    ... heard there are some out there that do that. i started prozac today so not sure how its gong to work. kind of scares...

  40. crying, crying, crying
    ... a while. now its not enough so doc wants me to try prozac . that just sounds so "mentally ill" ... prozac .....

  41. just wanted to write some words
    ... but want to write some words. i'm suppose to go on prozac here. tomorrow i guess. i already have it in my mind ... dont' care any more what happens. so she says to try prozac . i guess i'll find out. it kind of scares me and yet...
    ... hope for the days to come. Why don't you give the prozac a try and see how it does. I've heard that a change...

  42. What's wrong wiv me?!
    ... serching for mine. i was on celexa but now going to try prozac . maybe it will be ok. i dont' know. your so young...

  43. Any experience of valium?
    ... I'm on prozac at the moment but have just been prescribed with valium...

  44. Dry Eyes Due to Prozac, Topamax
    ... mainly from my estrogen therapy (even though I was on Prozac for 3 years until just recently). I asked my eye...

  45. Relapse...Prozac dosage question
    ... where its always sunny. Anyway...I was on 40 mg of prozac for OCD and depression for about 1 1/2 year...I stopped ... meds. But my question is.....is there a 10mg dose of Prozac (i take the generic kind) ....I want to find a happy...
    ... gave me bad side effects so thats why I went with Prozac the 2nd time around. It helped me a lot but after...

  46. Effexor xr
    ... of now. i know they weren't any major brands like prozac , zoloft, lithium etc. this will sound a little...
    ... to cry more than I already wanted to. I've tried Prozac , Effexor, Celexa. I'm now on Cymbalta and I'm pleased...
    ... off of it with my dr's monitoring....going to try prozac next. i'm soooooooo tired of putting chemicals in...

  47. Lexapro Day 5 side effects
    ... I was on lexapro for about 3 weeks--after being on Prozac for about 3 years but it just seemed to stop working ... Effexor and see how I react to it. I really liked the Prozac but after being on it so long we had to keep increasing...

  48. effexor xl
    ... bad withdrawal. I have read about people who take Prozac while they taper off Effexor. It's easier to get ... off of Prozac because it has such a long half life. Perhaps you...

  49. Anyone MORE DEPRESSED from meds??
    ... now the rock bottom lows! I want out!!:) Yeah. Prozac made me feel more depressed. Zoloft helped for a while...

  50. Weight loss and depression meds
    ... depressants some ad's will cause you to crave carbs... Prozac was used alot for weight loss... and worked well for...
    ... fear of gaining weight. I lost a lot of weight on Prozac . I actually keep my weight down better under all antidepres...

  51. pmdd/pms
    ... tried going off it but felt horrible. Then I went on prozac about 5 years ago and am now getting off of it. I ... am in peri-menopause and the prozac doesn't seem to be helping or hurting, so I decided...

  52. Well that's what I get...
    ... life. Cue to now. Life is black. Started taking prozac again in an attempt to pull myself out of this hole...
    ... Very frustrating and upsetting, I know. I hope the prozac helps you and that you'll be feeling better soon....

  53. What do you guys think of zoloft?
    ... I would recommend Zoloft. I've tried, Prozac , Well Butrin, Lexapro, amptitriptalene (ha ha spelling...

  54. Best Antidepressants?
    ... every med is diff for everyone... when i was taking prozac , i had decreased appetite and lost weight... i'm now ... looking for another med to go on though cuz prozac didnt work for me... so frustrating eh!...

  55. Anger with Wellbutrin
    ... didn't take Well Butrin but for a few weeks. I took prozac years ago and hated that. For whatever reason it made...

  56. Stopping Prozac
    ... I started taking prozac about 5 years ago for PMDD. I am now in peri-monopause ... dangerous? How would I know if I am in withdrawal from prozac ?...
    ... to be out of my system. I also have been taking prozac for about 6 weeks, at a very low dosage. I can't ... hormones. I don't know what to tell you about stopping prozac . Hopefully someone will come along soon who has experienced...

  57. what was the best and the worst Antidepressant for u?
    ... Cymbalta best so far is Lexapro. i also didnt like Prozac because i would wake up in the morning with a big...
    ... have to be serzone. made me way too dopey:) . I'd say prozac because of the excruciating headaches, but that drug...
    ... Best: so far it has been prozac Worst: Paxil, Effexor and Lexapro. Paxil made...
    ... Best - Prozac Worst - Effexor...
    ... Best: Paxil - I can now experience life! Worst: Prozac - vomiting, dizziness, crazy thoughts....
    ... Thyroid test and found out I had a dicky thyroid. 3. Prozac - no good still not strong enough and finally ...

  58. Can you fight major depression without meds?
    ... about meds as a last resort is unhealthy. I tried one Prozac pill one time and because it made me feel "weird"...
    ... about meds as a last resort is unhealthy. I tried one Prozac pill one time and because it made me feel "weird"...

  59. Does wellbutrin cause headaches?
    ... So only if a drug is KNOWN to cause headaches (like prozac ) do they admit it's probably a side effect. So our...

  60. sometimes it feels like my meds arent working
    ... it feels like my meds are not working and im on 80 prozac pls help :(...

  61. Failing just too soon
    ... like meds do worse for me than good. I have tried Prozac , Zoloft, Paxil, Lexapro, Xanax.....you name it, for ... attack and stopped taking it. The other meds like prozac , paxil and zoloft, had horrible side effects too....

  62. questions about paxil? How were your experiences with it, etc?
    ... to commiting suicide. My doctor then switched me to prozac . The side effects I remember with Paxil was the decrease...

  63. Got the Whole Package (Depression, Anxiety, OCD) and really need some medication
    ... care doctor for prescriptions to Wellbutrin SR and Prozac . I worked with a psychologist on all three. Eventually...
    ... anxiety (need maybe a higher dose for anxiety), as could Prozac , Paxil or Luvox. I think Lexapro too, but sometimes...

  64. I may quit the TTC thing
    ... us are in the same boat. I've read that zoloft and prozac and they seem to be the safest, but there is some...

  65. Effexor
    ... not get off effexor without a stepdown drug, like prozac so it's good he's taking wellbutrin to help the weaning...

  66. Weaned, but now feeling depressed and anxious again
    ... Prozac is one of the milder ones and can be taken in very...

  67. Options running out. Now what?
    ... Effexor, Wellbutrin, Lexapro, Celexa, Cymbalta, and Prozac . That is so scary. None of these have worked for me...

  68. Husband Depression
    ... taking it, and will not take it anymore. Lexapro, and prozac made him crazy...and he has been on a couple other...

  69. Bad episode?
    ... Each med has made me worse. Effexor, zoloft paxil prozac remeron lexapro I tried a trycyclic. Suicidal thoughts...

  70. crying/anxiety during Effexor XR withdrawal???
    ... anxiety). Anyway, I was weaning off of it to go on Prozac . Needless to say, I started the Prozac a couple days...

  71. Holistic Therapy?
    ... doing them since I've been off Lexapro but I'm back on Prozac now and I'm working my way into getting into it again...

  72. Okay I've had enough of this Lexapro
    ... help you. I am in the same boat, currently trying prozac for almost a month now, hasn't helped much if any...

  73. TTC while taking Antidepressants
    ... drugs are safe with more well documented research ( prozac and zoloft) for pregnancy. I don't know if you can ... tolerate those. I can't take prozac . Zoloft is really ideal for breastfeeding because...
    ... and feeling about the same. Thanks for the info on prozac and zoloft, I'll discuss them with my doctor. I hope ... drugs are safe with more well documented research ( prozac and zoloft) for pregnancy. I don't know if you can ... tolerate those. I can't take prozac . Zoloft is really ideal for breastfeeding because...

  74. Pmdd? Pms???
    ... HI. I take Prozac (fluoxetine), 10mg throughout the month and 15-20mg ... Wellbutrin to counteract some side effects of the Prozac . The combo is working for me! Good Luck. PMS is...

  75. Grew Up Depressed!!!
    ... I finally started to see a Dr. and he put me on Prozac and Xanax... The first 3 months of therapy where ... and that left me with no energy so now I'm back on Prozac (20mgs)... I just started dating again, It's been...