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  1. 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...

  2. Sleeping too much!
    ... taking and for how long now? When I first started on Prozac , all I could do was lay around half the day in a stupor...

  3. Lexapro ???
    ... all! I was taking 10mgs, I just switched back to Prozac and I finally feel like myself again... What I've...

  4. Dr's visit (added Wellbutrin to Prozac)
    ... I'm not on Prozac , Lexapro instead...but I added Wellbutrin 3 weeks...
    ... take 150 mg of Wellbutrin twice a day and 20mg of Prozac once a day. It seems to have helped stablize m:)...

  5. Still in Tears and Feeling Physically Ill from Depression
    ... lot more anxious.) I got wellbutrin sr to add to prozac so we'll see how that goes. & I can continue & even...
    ... I'm on medication which ever since I started it, Prozac , I'm on 40 mg. I haven't felt like crying since I...

  6. Prozac or Effexor? New med change
    ... off of them -- that could be the problem with the Prozac . I had the same problem with Prozac. Effexor was...

  7. Help Went Off Zoloft Cold Turkey!
    ... anxiety) and depression and she has responded well to Prozac (I think-either that or paxil. I always get those...

  8. Prozac problems
    ... all the time. I think I will have to give up on the prozac too, can't stand the headaches and muscle tension...
    ... I just started taking Prozac at bedtime a couple of weeks ago. I'm also taking ... Ambien CR at bedtime. When I was on my first week of Prozac (10mg), I felt better after 2 days. When I upped my ... anti-anxiety. Has anyone tried any alternatives to Prozac for anxiety? One thing, I've worked really hard to...
    ... measures have helped you? Actually, I'm currently on Prozac , 40 mgs. I'd been on at least eight different meds ... The key is to taper off them slowly, especially Prozac ....

  9. different anit-depressants
    ... only one released in years that wasn't one of the " Prozac copycats". It could help those who didn't tolerate...

  10. New to the board - questions, confusion
    ... or struggle. I have tried Wellbutrin, Effexor, and Prozac in the past, and none have ever helped or done anything...

  11. 5-Htp
    ... or ocd? How did it work for you? I'm going off Prozac after the new year. I'm having hair loss from it...

  12. Scared
    ... all came back normal. I cry all of the time. I am on Prozac (40mg a day now) and ativan as needed. I just cannot...

  13. Feeling numb from Effexor XR?
    ... that numb feeling you can get, and actaully it was prozac that did it to me........I hated it. I have battled...

  14. Zoloft Side Effects
    ... I thought I was going pretty slow. I switched to prozac in order to wean off of zoloft. I've been using prozac...

  15. How Many Meds before one works?
    ... far I have tried Paxil, Zoloft, Cymbalta, Effexor, Prozac , Lexapro, Celexa and Wellbutrin(for a short time ...

  16. Hey everybody
    ... having a really hard time withdrawing & switched to prozac when I found out I was pg. The prozac really helped...
    ... about 3-4 months, very slow. It's always better to use prozac as a stepdown drug, because it comes off the plasma ... change equally slowly. But I get headaches with prozac and thought if I do the w/d really gradually it would...
    ... heard that zoloft is the 1st choice post partum, then prozac , if you're going to breastfeed. I'd double check...

  17. New here w/a BUNCH of questions about meds & other stuff
    ... new here & have some questions. I'm currently on prozac 40 (upped 4 weeks ago from 20 mgs.) This is my 3rd ... round w/anti deps and my 3rd round w/ prozac (tried zoloft for a while but had bad withdrawals ... trying to wean off, so switched to prozac 3 or 4 yrs ago.) I'm feeling worse than I have in ... from the addition of wellbutrin? Do they lower the prozac dose when they add another med? I know part of my...
    ... off them. I had that experience with several ADs, Prozac included. If the Prozac isn't working for you and...
    ... new here & have some questions. I'm currently on prozac 40 (upped 4 weeks ago from 20 mgs.) This is my 3rd ... round w/anti deps and my 3rd round w/ prozac (tried zoloft for a while but had bad withdrawals ... trying to wean off, so switched to prozac 3 or 4 yrs ago.) I'm feeling worse than I have in ... from the addition of wellbutrin? Do they lower the prozac dose when they add another med? I know part of my ... intrusive"/unwanted and can be scary thoughts or images. Prozac is actually a good med for ocd thoughts if that's ... what you have. Also, I think the top dose of Prozac is 80 mg., so you still have room to increase it ...
    ... go away, so I guess that's further proof that the prozac isn't working. AAAAHHHH, it is very helpful to get...
    ... are reaching out for advice and help. I was on prozac with some success in the past, and I've on wellbutrin ... Wellbutrin has helped a lot. I think it worked better than prozac for me, except that it seems to be causing high blood ... different. WB does seem to stimulate me, more so than prozac did. I could give you more details about WB, but ... useful here. I didn't realize you could be on both prozac and wellbutrin at the same time. I only take WB....

  18. Success with Cymbalta?
    ... far I have tried Paxil, Zoloft, Cymbalta, Effexor, Prozac , Lexapro, Celexa and Wellbutrin(for a short time ...
    ... up to two pills tonight. In the past I've been on prozac , wellbutrin, celexa, and effexor. I had the most ... success with the prozac . You couldn't pay me to take effexor. I was 10x...

  19. Prozac's killing me, help
    ... chronic-drepression two years ago and I've been on Prozac that entire time. This summer I started having panic ... want to tell me) so she thinks lessening my dose of Prozac will help. Well I am now having a panik attack when ... What will I do? I've researched and NEVER came across Prozac being the REASON for panic attachs but a treatment...
    ... passing out, and fatigue afterward sounds like what prozac did to me at 13. i have a heart condition, and every...
    ... wack the meds up good. Or bad, really. Since the Prozac seeeeems to have been a good fit for a while, it could ... change my screen name to "try a hi-er dose") Generic Prozac , fluoxetine, is available for about $10/month, and ... If you were going to have an adverse reaction to Prozac , you probably would have already done that. No...
    ... chronic-drepression two years ago and I've been on Prozac that entire time. This summer I started having panic ... want to tell me) so she thinks lessening my dose of Prozac will help. Well I am now having a panik attack when ... What will I do? I've researched and NEVER came across Prozac being the REASON for panic attachs but a treatment ... atleast im not alone? It can definately be the Prozac . Side effects do include anxiety, nervousness, headaches ... reactions or halucinate. Lowering your dose of Prozac could have also brought on withdrawals; some withdrawal...

  20. does anyone else sleep to escape?
    ... do you would think being on a stimulating drug like prozac 80mgs of it I would not want to sleep so much!...

  21. An update
    ... haven't half simplified my life. Also, I came off prozac . I felt that it was too much for me. My experience...

  22. Prozac and insomnia
    ... drinks? I've found that I can't have caffeine on Prozac . It makes me too bouncy :) However, before Prozac...
    ... I can't comment on Prozac but I've had the same insomnia problem on Effexor...
    ... Thanks for the responses. I take the prozac first thing in the morning (20mg), and I consume absolutely...
    ... Prozac , well, many of the SSRIs have that initial insomnia ... effects. I'm not sure about the hunger one. I think Prozac may be one that makes some people crave food. See...

  23. wellbutrin xl & zoloft
    ... effective after having taken myself off of it, tried me on Prozac . That was horrible. He put me back on the Zoloft...

  24. my day
    ... at McDonalds, I can see it now:"would you like some prozac to go with that"? Ok, now I'm just being silly...

  25. Is Depression Covered my FMLA?
    ... anxiety began raising since I started Zoloft and got off Prozac . I go back in tomorrow for a 1 week follow up and...

  26. hello again
    ... drugs, but am so desperate I'm trying them again ( Prozac this time). I hope I don't end up like some zombie...

  27. Cymbalta.
    ... She says it works really well for her. Better than Prozac (also recommended for FM) ever did. I don't know...

  28. Effexor - disasterous results
    ... of the abnormals. I tried effexor, paxil, zoloft, prozac , and cymbalta. None of these work for me. Wellbutrin...

  29. Crazy Meds
    ... Well I did Lexapro for 3 months, made me worse, then Prozac , worked a little but I gained 30 pounds in two months...

  30. Newbie looking for friends who understand
    ... been diagnosed with depression for over 20 years. Prozac worked really well for me for a long time but eventually...

  31. Test for serotonin level.........
    ... for a good part of the 1950s until the late 80s when Prozac was introduced. Have a great week!!...

  32. I need opinions on my experiences
    ... of times over the last 20 years. I started taking prozac at one point and it worked wonders. Unfortunately...

  33. Lamictal anyone?
    ... antidepresants for approx. 10 years. I've tried paxil, prozac (which didn't do anything for me, but felt instead...

  34. First ETC treatment this morning
    ... meds because they quit working after awhile...paxil, prozac , wellbutrin, remeron, topamax, celexa and effexor...

  35. does depression make you feel sick
    ... be a constant handwasher to have some OCD. Zoloft, Prozac , Paxil, Luvox are supposed to be good at treating...

  36. Dulled all my feelings
    ... like all feelings have been turned off! I've tried prozac , paxil and luvox with no success. I'm wondering if...
    ... like all feelings have been turned off! I've tried prozac , paxil and luvox with no success. I'm wondering if...

  37. Starting to get bullied at work by supervisors...
    ... urged to go see a Psychiatrist, who switched me to Prozac at 40mgs, and then two weeks later 60mgs. When ... well. A week and half ago I was switched from Prozac to 75mg of Zoloft. This switch gave me the greatest...

  38. will i always feel this way
    ... life. How are you doing? I am on a higher dose of Prozac which helps with the chatter in my head. So that...

  39. I don't know what to do
    ... ve ever bumped into. I WAS you until they invented Prozac , and the first doctor tossed a sample over his desk ... other every day since that doctor tossed a box of Prozac at me. Whether this is the case with you, I cannot...

  40. Antidepressant and weight gain
    ... tell him that antidepressants can cause weight gain ( Prozac made me gain about 20 lbs) because I'd rather have ... hopeless if you're on an anti-D? I recently went back on Prozac and gained 6 lbs already, very frustrating!...

  41. Whoops
    ... ][SIZE="3"][COLOR="RoyalBlue"]I have forgotten my prozac before. I normally take it in the a.m. In the afternoon...

  42. Celexa vs Effexor XR
    ... apprehensive, because I was on two different doses of prozac before the effexor, and it didn't work. I know I need...

  43. Question about prozac
    ... before using Effexor which finally worked for me. Prozac may bounce back for you or it may mean its time to...

  44. Need some opinions please (sorry for long post)
    ... zoloft as my family doctor did recently, along with Prozac , Paxil, Effexor, Luvox, and Neurontin, at max dosages...

  45. Cymbalta - anyone taking this???
    ... for 9 months or so. THe only others I tried were prozac , which did nothing, and wellbutrin - which made me...

  46. Counting Effexor Beads - Practical assistance requested
    ... just got on the drug a few months ago. She has tried prozac and no help. She has no job or money so she gets...

  47. I feel better! But...
    ... they will only pay for either of them if I can't take Prozac , Paxil, or Selexa (sp?). I've tried all of those in...

  48. Pros and cons of meds...
    ... about it. I have taken many meds over the years... prozac in high school, paxil in college, and most recently...
    ... about it. I have taken many meds over the years... prozac in high school, paxil in college, and most recently...

  49. help ???
    ... and basically my doc had me try some ssri .i tried prozac and it worked great for all this time .now around ... have to take something to sleep.my question is can prozac stop working all of a sudden ? or have i built up...

  50. Going off Cymbalta
    ... I switched from Cymbalta to Prozac without any trouble. I weaned down to 10mg of Cymbalta ... of the stuff inside the capsule before switching to Prozac . Good Luck!...

  51. I tried to get going
    ... on Remeron 45 mg, have taken, amitriptyline, paxil, prozac , to mention a few. Also take Zopiclone for sleeping...

  52. blood test for depression
    ... trip to my GP and swithing over to try Zoloft from Prozac , however, I did have some blood drawn for lab work...

  53. Mildest and Best Antidepressant/anti anxiety ??
    ... of the anxiety attack with Paxil. NOw, I've heard, Prozac is the mildest, gentlest of all. Any experiences with ... the Prozac or other. Also, must I also take a anti anxiety med...

  54. Prozac weekly
    ... Hi Kittywitty...I do not take prozac weekly,but daily, but my sister is on it and she...
    ... Hi Kittywitty...I do not take prozac weekly,but daily, but my sister is on it and she ... I was actually just wondering if you are taking Prozac for PMS, given your screen name on the board? I also ... take Prozac daily, sorry couldn't help with the weekly advice...
    ... backround on my current situation: Right now I'm on Prozac 40mgs. Recently, I've been informed by my insurance...

  55. Need Help
    ... could be you need different med's. I have been on Prozac too long I think. I feel like I am slipping into...

  56. I wanna be NORMAL
    ... illness. Most of us suffer from depression. I am on Prozac and have been for about 13 years or so. I think it...
    ... go through that. I was just wondering about your Prozac . And some of the things you mentioned as maybe symptoms ... So, I have to wonder (again) what is your dose of Prozac ? Has it always made you feel the level of mood you ... apparently, and also meds (at an effective dose) like Prozac , Zoloft, Remeron. Is your prescribing doc a psychiatrist...
    ... go through that. I was just wondering about your Prozac . And some of the things you mentioned as maybe symptoms ... So, I have to wonder (again) what is your dose of Prozac ? [FONT="Comic Sans MS"][SIZE="3"][COLOR="Red"]My dose ... feelings too much, kinda foggy. But I have been on Prozac for many years.[/SIZE][/FONT] It just sounds like ... apparently, and also meds (at an effective dose) like Prozac , Zoloft, Remeron. [FONT="Comic Sans MS"][SIZE="3 ... Red"]I think I took Remeron for awhile along with Prozac . I think I only took it at night, it put me out like...
    ... crazy. Since you are taking a starting dose of your prozac , your psychiatrist possibly figured your regular doctor...
    ... asked her/psych. what I should do about my refills for prozac . The desk person called me back and said the psych...
    ... other threads, I don't think I take enough mg's of Prozac . Maybe that is the problem or maybe I have been taking...
    ... live again. Anyway, I have heard that people get the prozac "poop-out" where it doesn't work as well anymore....
    ... other threads, I don't think I take enough mg's of Prozac . Maybe that is the problem or maybe I have been taking ... they just tell you to stop taking (60 mg.????) of Prozac , cold turkey.... That's just not right...

  57. Need Help With Lexapro Dosage, Please
    ... and increased blood pressure...Zoloft same thing. Prozac is good but tends to numb my emotions. Take care...
    ... and increased blood pressure...Zoloft same thing. Prozac is good but tends to numb my emotions. Take care...

  58. Can medicine stop working (update after Dr visit)
    ... mentioned. In fact, today my doctor directly used my Prozac dose of 40mg to say that relates probably to about...

  59. Has anyone ever gone off their Prozac?
    ... I once quit my prozac cold turkey and I couldn't sleep at all until I started...
    ... ..Like any AD wean yourself off of them. I was on Prozac along time ago and got myself down to a low level...
    ... hell. severe withdrawl effects.they say going off prozac cold turkey is almost equivilant to heroin withdrawl...

  60. Heart Fluttering
    ... I know exactly what you mean. I started on prozac for PMS three weeks ago and I've noticed heart fluttering ... and uncomfortable. I don't know the similarities b/w prozac and cymbalta but I've read that alot of ADs can cause ... had anxiety. It's just purely a side effect of the prozac ....
    ... RCQueen prozac for PMS?! Are you kidding? Im sorry dont get mad...
    ... technically, I take Sarafem, which is the same thing as prozac , but marketed for women suffering from PMDD (pre menstrual...
    ... I know exactly what you mean. I started on prozac for PMS three weeks ago and I've noticed heart fluttering ... and uncomfortable. I don't know the similarities b/w prozac and cymbalta but I've read that alot of ADs can cause ... had anxiety. It's just purely a side effect of the prozac . I've been having the exact thing this evening ... on Prozac . I'm now up to 60mg per day and I had this occurring...
    ... advertising by chance? It is not any different than Prozac ! Look up the chemical structure on the prescribing ... Sarafem isn't anything specific for anything that Prozac isn't. It's amazing how we all believe what we are ... told but if it walks like Prozac and talks like Prozac , it's friggin' Prozac! Anyway, just my input on...

  61. New to this and question about Doc's approval of YOUR suggestions.... meds, etc..?
    ... save for the arsenel" down the road, but put me on Prozac and Klonopin for sleep. Two weeks ago, I told him ... sleep and shut my mind up. He increased me to 40MG of Prozac , but didn't give me anymore Klonopin which I am now ... Lexapro. I'd like another slight increase in the Prozac and would like to increase my Klonopin as well to ... ve admitedly had my days that I've taken 3 (60MG) Prozac in the morning and definitely think that's a discernable...

  62. Depression and teen sex
    ... literally told her she'd be sorry if she didn't take Prozac . Scared the pee out of her when he told her that. ... no. I said then, what could happen to you without prozac ? Would her body just explode or something??(maybe...

  63. AD's make anyone MORE Depressed??
    ... making me sleepy all day didnt help either) than the Prozac . In almost 3 months now of being on the two I...
    ... they do cause more depression. I feel that way on prozac now, sometimes. If you have only anxiety and no depression...
    ... night? Today, starting Zoloft, switching from Prozac , I specifically asked my doctor when to take it and...
    ... ve been feeling better the last week or so with the PRozac and Wellbutrin combo. I hope it lasts!! How are...
    ... Wellbutrin has helped. I'm currently taking 10mg of Prozac and 75mg of Wellbutrin. No other side effects right ... seems to be helping the sexual side effects of the Prozac . YeaH! I'm also actually looking forward to things ... munchies. I've tried to be really aware of it on the Prozac so I don't gain and I started a new weight lifting...
    ... Wellbutrin has helped. I'm currently taking 10mg of Prozac and 75mg of Wellbutrin. No other side effects right ... seems to be helping the sexual side effects of the Prozac . YeaH! I'm also actually looking forward to things ... munchies. I've tried to be really aware of it on the Prozac so I don't gain and I started a new weight lifting...
    ... be coming from my 9 days now of withdrawal from my Prozac and not the Zoloft itself. Also... for what its...
    ... ve been feeling better the last week or so with the PRozac and Wellbutrin combo. I hope it lasts!! How are ... seen you on the boards. What are you taking? Is it prozac with wellbutrin? I am still in Drug Limbo! Effexor...

  64. 5-hydroxy-l-tryptophen....(5-htp)
    ... idea, of very lightly implementing this along with my Prozac . As a precursor to Seratonin, it seems it would make...
    ... through the "trial and error" phase of Lexapro and Prozac for the last few months. Not as much on the prozac ... 7 months) that reads "Endorphines are Cheaper than Prozac ."...
    ... Endorphines are cheaper than prozac ....I like that. I do get a 'natural high" after exercising...
    ... [QUOTE=kathryn+2]Endorphines are cheaper than prozac ....I like that. I do get a 'natural high" after exercising...

  65. My story - to give you hope
    ... be happy to answer any questions. i am now taking prozac , but was once on paxil too... Take care Hugs to...
    ... a question about your meds. I am currently taking Prozac just switched from Cymbalta. I can't seem to get ... for sooo long. Do you have any numbness from the Prozac ? Also, does it kill your libido??? Thanks for...

  66. depression-just starting treatment
    ... stomach, etc. Meanwhile my daughter just went off Prozac and is now on Effexor and had a really hard time with...

  67. No Hope, No Peace
    ... taken) that could really help me. Im currently on Prozac and klonapin. I think its true what they say about...

  68. Steps to Off-set Weight Gain due to AD's
    ... pounds. I am starting to think this is because of the prozac . For those of you who have taken SSRI's and gained...

  69. Ambien
    ... Lexapro and Ambien for insomnia and switched me to 40mg Prozac and .5MG Clonazepam to take a bit before i sleep ...
    ... Lexapro and Ambien for insomnia and switched me to 40mg Prozac and .5MG Clonazepam to take a bit before i sleep ... next day. Has seemed to work well. hmmm... prozac to cure insomnia, i just got off prozac because i ... which does not effect my sleeping, but since quitting prozac it is nearly ineffective......

  70. Cymbalta Side Effect?
    ... did feel it coming back. That is until I started Prozac , which is pretty bad in that department. best wishes...

  71. How do I tell my mom?
    ... came out of the hospital. She spent over a year on Prozac , but that wasn't working anymore. Now she's on Effexor...

  72. How Do Anti-depressants Make You Put on Weight?
    ... I am currently on Prozac , which I recently read causes weight gain. I was wondering...
    ... gains weight on it). Anyways... I would give the Prozac a try first though.. It very likely won't cause you...
    ... very common for people to gain weight on ADs, even Prozac . Yes everyone is different, and not everyone will...

  73. What drug?
    ... regulated). I can remember the ones that I don't like- prozac , depakote, lithium, well butrin (sp?), paxel, effexor...

  74. Depression in the genes....
    ... is on, Zoloft and Wellbutrin, but he still thought Prozac was the route to go. I guess it's always to have...

  75. Prozac and Wellbuterin
    ... I just added WB to my Prozac . So far I feel OK. In the first week the WB makes ... I don't take much of each though. Only 10mg of Prozac and 75mg of WB. When I took 150mg of WB, I was agitated ... dose just to try to offset sexual side effects of Prozac . How's the combo working for you moodwise?...
    ... with food if possible and not at night. Does the Prozac make you numb at all? Or do you enjoy things? Thanks...