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  1. Depression - the next step
    ... try these alternatives before asking for meds like Prozac . These alternatives can be very good. A med I only...

  2. meds causing anger or hostile thoughts
    ... side effect from meds? i had it two years ago on prozac and had to go off. i am currently on week 3 of upping...
    ... Yeah, I had that experience on Prozac as well.... Definitely talk to your doc about it!...

  3. prozac 4 PMDD ??
    ... HELLO, is anyone takeing prozac 20 mg. for PMDD? i ake it when i get start getting...
    ... disorder. I bet my gyn would let me try it though. Is prozac one that doesn't have to build up in your system,...
    ... disorder. I bet my gyn would let me try it though. Is prozac one that doesn't have to build up in your system,...
    ... Hi I started taking Prozac about 6 weeks ago for Depression and BAD PMS. My...
    ... Hi I started taking Prozac about 6 weeks ago for Depression and BAD PMS. My ... Thanks, Chris I was changed from Lexapro to Prozac 20mg two weeks ago and I can mirror your comments ... also w/ depression told me the day I told I'm now on Prozac that I'm going to need 60mg/day to really do the job...
    ... HELLO, is anyone takeing prozac 20 mg. for PMDD? i ake it when i get start getting ... HYDROCHLORIDE" :) hello, its me again. i took my prozac for 2 weeks, until i started my period, like the dr...
    ... Hi Julie, I'm having the same problem with the Prozac . I feel slowed, tired, drained and not sleeping well ... would help. So far I'm not overly impressed with PRozac 4 PMDD! Let me know if you get any more info from...
    ... Hi Julie, I'm having the same problem with the Prozac . I feel slowed, tired, drained and not sleeping well ... would help. So far I'm not overly impressed with PRozac 4 PMDD! Let me know if you get any more info from ... hello chris, how long have u been taking the prozac ? do u take it all month long or just when u start...
    ... also w/ depression told me the day I told I'm now on Prozac that I'm going to need 60mg/day to really do the job...
    ... hello chris, how long have u been taking the prozac ? do u take it all month long or just when u start ... all the side effect feelings.... I've been on Prozac about 2 months. When I'm not PMS I don't take it...

  4. cymbalta or lexapro?
    ... actually just started with Wellbutrin added to my Prozac . I remember when I was on it before it made me really...
    ... about withdrawals from Cymbalta. I switched right to Prozac from the Cymbalta and experienced no withdrawals....
    ... in the anxiety is less. I never gained weight on Prozac but it made me kind of numb...That was years ago and ... I was on it a while. This seems better than Prozac . Keep trying, if one doesn't work, another will. ... I weaned off Prozac when I felt better and was fine for about 3 years...

  5. need encouragement
    ... effect of AD's ( antidepressants) except for maybe prozac ! I have been thru most of them and i am currently...
    ... better last night. still shaky off and on during day. prozac made me homicidal. zoloft made me so restless i couldn...

  6. Can take antidepressants anymore
    ... problem with antidepressants. i have tried zoloft, prozac , wellbutrin, and another i don't remember. the only...

  7. cymbalta/wellbutrin with another SSRI
    ... anyone takes this combo? My doc wants me to start with prozac or paxil. For weight gain reasons I prefer cymbalta...

  8. Lexapro
    ... anxiety in some people and that is part of my problem. Prozac is out as I took it years ago and friends and family...

  9. St Johns Wort
    ... what affect it would have if i took it as well as my Prozac ? Any ideas?...
    ... since before puberty (I'm 36 now). I'm currently on Prozac 40 mgs. However, I'm not sure how much longer I'll...
    ... seriously considering trying it if I can't continue on the Prozac ....

  10. Prozac causing crying?
    ... Sarafem is generic for Prozac . It's supposed to be taken 14 days on 14 days off...

  11. 8 year old on meds, Can anyone tell me about them??
    ... her), and then she is taking Fluoxetine(generic for Prozac , for depression). Now people please understand she...
    ... knocked me out...and very out of it the next day... Prozac can cause suicidal thoughts also......hopefully these...

  12. Teen on Efexor
    ... her in a mental health hospital. She came out on Prozac . He had her taking an anti-psychotic (Abilify) too ... Currently: her psychiatrist has taken her off Prozac and put her on Effexor. In April he had her taking ... both until she weaned off the prozac and then he increased the effexor xr to 75 mg (3 pills...
    ... tendencies was the reason why the doctor took her off Prozac . At her "check up" in April he asked her something...

  13. exhausted and discouraged
    ... and he put me on wellbutrin. i had tried zoloft and prozac and couldn't take them. i was on the wellbutrin for...
    ... I am much like you when it comes to prozac . At first it was wonderful. When it came time to up ... which my dr never took me off of when I was trying the prozac . It's an old AD in the tricyclic family. I take it...

  14. Anybody dealing with depression and anxiety no meds?
    ... hard time taking antidepressants. cant take zoloft or prozac . just tried wellbutrin. you can get through it if...

  15. Effexor ..weight gain on and weight loss off ??
    ... and that is a scary feeling for me. My sister was on Prozac and she said she was "fat and happy"..... nothing...

  16. Prozac - Generic vs. Brand
    ... [SIZE=2][FONT=Comic Sans MS]My husband had taken Prozac for years and it seemed to help him. He didn't take ... Our insurance mail-order pharmacy sent the generic prozac when it first came out and although my husband said ... percentage) of strength of the ingredients as in regular Prozac so there shouldn't be any difference. His doctor ... and "Dispense as Written" and they sent name brand Prozac . I think in his case, the generic wasn't as strong ... as regular Prozac although the FDA says differently. I would give ... that the generic isn't helping as much as regular Prozac , contact your doctor and ask that he write a letter ... insurance company requesting that they send name-brand Prozac . Most insurances will accommodate if notified by ... t have any different side effects from the generic Prozac but I do think that some batches may not be as strong ... as regular Prozac in spite of what the pharmaceutical companies say...
    ... My ex husband was on Prozac , and when we got the generic kind it did not work...
    ... I have been on both generic and brand Prozac ...they worked equally as well. Yes there is a numb...

  17. Lexapro
    ... antidepressants, but I read there are two types and I think Prozac was also in the Lexapro family, and I know people ... stories about that, and to be fair, my sister takes prozac and it had amazing effects on her, she loves it. I...

  18. Need ideas of what I have..depression/bi-polar, ADD?
    ... having the effects (or I have changed) so I went to Prozac , Lexapro, and Paxil. All had undesirable side effects...

  19. Wanted to give u an update-finally there is hope!!!
    ... Afetr a short stay in my local hospital I put on 60mg prozac a day and slowly that dark mist that had been there...
    ... Carrie how are you doing on the Prozac any side effects? How long have you been taking it...

  20. VNS Assessment
    ... only four days later the FDA announced it had cleared Prozac for use, which also help serotonin and which became...

  21. Brain On Fire!!
    ... My sister was once put on Prozac and a few days later said it felt as if her brain ... and they told her she was having a reaction to the Prozac and was taken off....

  22. CYMBALTA - Any GOOD reports??
    ... fatigue. I ended up having to switch and I chose Prozac because the Dr said it is a sister drug of Cymbalta...
    ... my doc told me to stop. I miss it though. The Prozac hasn't really worked like the Cymbalta so far. ...
    ... husband started on Cymbalta yesterday, and had been on Prozac for two years and was doing pretty good on it, but...
    ... husband started on Cymbalta yesterday, and had been on Prozac for two years and was doing pretty good on it, but ... effective AD's for me anyway. I am actually now on Prozac instead ( opposite of your husband) and was wondering...
    ... Hi Chrismom and Roz! DH was on 20 mg of Prozac and it worked very well for him, but I thought the...

  23. Lexapro..pros and cons
    ... wonder why doctors don't use it more. I did well on Prozac years ago but chose to try something different. I...
    ... time for meds to work...I learned that when I was on Prozac . My husband just told me he sees a difference in...
    ... goes away as I continue on the meds? I had been on prozac before but felt numb. I did not have any feelings...
    ... is a plus. I am going to give Lexapro a good try. Prozac affected me the same way, numb that is why I wanted...
    ... I just got switched off of Lexapro to Prozac . I took it for about 5 weeks up until 3 days ago...

  24. cymbalta withdrawals
    ... over a few weeks. I just switched from Cymbalta to Prozac and didn't experience withdrawals, but do feel like...

  25. Afraid of taking Wellbutrin...How long have you been on it?
    ... I am currently thinking of adding some WB to the Prozac I take due to sexual side effects of SSRI's. I ... seem to be the most effective for me, i.e. Paxil, Prozac , Cymbalta. Don't know why. I did gain weight and...

  26. what about wellbutrin
    ... side effect go away? or will it get worse. i tried prozac and that made me jittery for about 4 days and then...

  27. OCD / Zoloft
    ... ocd. It's noted to work for ocd, as are Paxil and Prozac . I'm not sure which websites you were on, but I don...

  28. staring an antidepressant
    ... leery about antidepressants. have tried zoloft, prozac , and one other that i can't remember. all ssri's...

  29. Anyone ever taken an MAOI?
    ... here experienced results after 2 weeks? I've tried Prozac , Luvox, Zoloft, Wellbutrin, Effexor, Neurontin, and...

  30. Norepinephrine
    ... working. The only SSRI that she hasn't been on is Prozac . She has really tried almost everything. Just wondering...
    ... alert, thus the agitation. I just started with Prozac and it's been OK for me. I've been on them all too...
    ... thoroughly/efficiently as most people. As far as Prozac goes.. I was on that a few years ago. It was horrible...
    ... nite. Tried Effexor and went to the ER. Started Prozac back in the 90s and slept ~2 hours a nite for 8 months...

  31. Question Regarding Meds
    ... medication for depression. Several years ago I was on Prozac , but I'm sure there are newer and possibly better...

  32. success with Buspar!
    ... this??? I need help in that department and the Prozac I'm taking is just terrible for sexual side effects...

  33. Effexor Blood Pressure Questions
    ... ve been on meds for 11 yrs, and have switched from Prozac to Zoloft to Effexor. I would like to try to be free...
    ... ve been on meds for 11 yrs, and have switched from Prozac to Zoloft to Effexor. I would like to try to be free...

  34. If?
    ... depressed, you might want to try one of the SSRIs ( Prozac , Zoloft, etc)....

  35. Prozac and tired...
    ... hello there! yes, unfortunaetly when i was on prozac ..all i did was eat.. i was not tired though..... ...

  36. Lexapro = Always Hungry?
    ... that people do gain weight on Paxil. I have been on Prozac 3 years ago and never gained weight. She gave me ... the choice to go on Prozac or start Lexapro. She never mentioned Wellbutin....
    ... headaches. The best thing that's worked for me is Prozac . I haven't gained weight and there are no headaches...

  37. insomnia on wellbutrin xl
    ... for you too. I think you posted on my thread about Prozac making you more agitated/anxious when you took it...
    ... science! :) Chrismom, yes, I was the one who said Prozac made me agitated.. but no, Wellbutrin is not having...

  38. A MAGIC combination! It seems to work!
    ... Eventually, all the 'old school' SSRI's (Paxil, Prozac , Zoloft) do the same thing. They erase you. Sure,...
    ... Eventually, all the 'old school' SSRI's (Paxil, Prozac , Zoloft) do the same thing. They erase you. Sure,...

  39. Help needed fast!!!!!
    ... Also, some medications may not work for you at all. Prozac is the only SSRI that ever worked for me. Unfortunatly...

  40. More DEPRESSED on PROZAC?!?
    ... well i have to start taking prozac , probably today or tomorrow, and the doctor said the...
    ... I felt more depressed when I first started Prozac , but it started to work and now I feel happy! 20mg ... the SSRIs with little or no benefit and then I tried Prozac which is the first SSRI that worked for me. Everyone...
    ... My psychiatrist tried me on prozac about three years ago. The first couple of weeks I ... unable to get up. Many have had good results with prozac . Best Wishes, Whisper...
    ... I was on Prozac for one month, a few years ago. It was absolutely...
    ... Do any of you take generic Prozac ? Ive heard that it may not be as good. That's what ... trying to eliminate sugar since I started taking the Prozac and hoping that it will help not to gain weight. ... input. So are you guys on brand name or generic for Prozac ???...
    ... I take generic prozac and it works fine. There's no way I could afford...
    ... I was on Prozac for one month, a few years ago. It was absolutely ... found a med that finally worked for you? Maybe if Prozac affected us the same way then the same meds that helped...
    ... i just got back on Prozac after being off of it for a while and boy what a difference ... I've lost 8 pounds since starting back on it!! :) Prozac has always kept my weight down because it seems to...
    ... have considered taking it in a small amount with the Prozac for that reason. Plus sometimes I have a couple of...

  41. self loathing
    ... be cutting my wrists, and now im being put on meds ( prozac ) but im not sure for how long, but im trying to hang...
    ... haven't done that for a few years. Be careful w/ the Prozac though, I was on that for about a month, and it made...

  42. Tried many different medicines
    ... For the last 2-3 years I have tried different meds. Prozac , Paxil, Celebrex, Zoloft, Lexapro. None of these worked...

  43. Getting stuck....
    ... all night! I recall having a similar problem wqith Prozac years ago and had to stop taking it because of this...

  44. all righty.. what's WRONG with me?
    ... tidepressants, don't be afraid, give them a chance. I take Prozac and it hasn't numbed my emotions. Quite the opposite...

  45. wanting to start a new med
    ... I was on prozac for a couple of years and it worked wonderfully for ... nursing. Since then I tried paxil, wellbutrin, and prozac again all with the side effect of no sex drive. So...

  46. Acne from Zoloft?
    ... experienced this? Will this go away? I know I was on Prozac once for 2 months or so and it gave me acne on my...

  47. intro to me
    ... period-god, has it really been this freaking long???) prozac , welbutirn, zoloft, celexa (twice now), lexapro, paxil...

  48. mom helping son
    ... then he is looking at anti depressats such as paxil, prozac , effexor, wellbutrin and many others. The big problems...

  49. How to know?
    ... was giving me urination problems. Went straight to prozac , and that is when all of this mess started. I havent...

  50. I'm still looking
    ... getting any better. I'm on ADs (I take the max doze of prozac in the AM) but I feel like such a failure so I don...
    ... the next three years. Now I'm on lexapro 10 mg and prozac . I'm feeling a lot better. I do feel like trying to ... stop the prozac and see what happens but I have to find the nerve ... my psychiatrist. That's the hard part for me. The prozac seems to make me a little nervous. I have anxiety...
    ... Prozac made my cousin much worse. She gained a lot of weight ... Most of us had a hard time dealing with her. Could Prozac be making you worse too?...
    ... blood pressure and thyroid problems. I started taking prozac when this last major depressive episode hit. I started...

  51. HELP SSRI to EFFEXOR or MAOI
    ... seems to help me with few side effects. Lexapro and prozac left me exhausted, on zoloft I was manic, etc... I...
    ... luck and God bless, pinkeetoz I was prescribed prozac last year but became very agitated when the doze was...

  52. Need Advice! on 3 meds, spacy and confused: Meds or sleep deprivation??
    ... full time and I have a one year old baby! I am on prozac 40mg, klonopin 1mg 2x's a day, and a generic sr form ... stoping different b/c's. First off all I started on prozac 40mg for PMDD and Xanax. (I switched from effexor ... depo provera shot controlling my pmdd I could get off prozac and klonopin and just take one drug instead of two ... thought I would switch to wellbutrin and wouldn't need prozac for PMDD anymore but wellbutrin as side effect for ... great appitite supressant for me! in combination with prozac HOWEVER, I'm on all three because one day I tried ... to cut back on the prozac and felt like I was going through withdrawl so I decided ... not to cut back on prozac . I was going to cut back to 20mg prozac. My doc said ... klonopin to maybe .5 twice a day and maybe cut back prozac to 20mg a day and then I won't be so spaced out and ... sentence for five to ten seconds. Do I need the prozac any more if the depo shot takes care of the depression ... should I drop the prozac all together?? should I change the klonopin back to ... xanax? I don't want to switch to a different SSRI then Prozac it's the only one that doesn't make me want to eat...
    ... down and take some time for sleep. The wellbutrin and prozac you are on can also make you manic so be careful....
    ... Welbutrin and prozac are both stimulating meds. For me, the prozac did...
    ... well was taking the prozac for PMDD but now I have no PMDD supposivly because ... it durring third shift so when I got home I took my prozac and the klonopin. I had a pretty good nap. I may stay ... then I may try and wean down to a smaller dose of prozac , we'll see, I have a feeling that the prozac mellows...
    ... Lacy I have to tell you Wellbutrin and/or prozac will not help in the sleep department instead make...

  53. Your experiences with cymbalta...
    ... off of Cymbalta after 8 months on it. I switched to Prozac . I was only taking 20mg because at higher levels ... didn't have issues with it when I switched right to Prozac . I came off of it because I found that the AD...

  54. anyone?
    ... change you over. I have adverse side effects to Prozac yet have since been put on three subsequent meds which ... are still within the Prozac family which = more sideffects (not fun) Also...
    ... paxil. I was having urinary problems, so we tried prozac and the thoughts started back. Told the doctor and ... being able to tolerate the paxil that soon. Unless the prozac brought all of this on. What I am getting at, is am...
    ... switching around of meds in such a short time! Paxil, Prozac , Paxil, Wellbutrin all within 4 weeks?? :o ....like ... all over the place!! How long were you on the Prozac ? It's supposed to be good for ocd, as is Paxil. ...

  55. Anti-depressants
    ... options. The only antideppressant I have never used is Prozac , and it is the only one that I have always said I...

  56. Help with meds?
    ... was doing better with paxil and my doc wanted to try prozac . Started with thoughts as soon as I took it. 3 weeks ... having urinary problems with paxil that is why we tried prozac . Is it depression or the meds messing me up?...
    ... you were on Paxil and the doctor just switched to Prozac ?! NOT a good idea. Anyone who has suicidal thoughts ... on the drug. Check out and read the comments on the Prozac and Paxil petitions to get an idea of what thousands...
    ... the paxil like a dummy. And went straight for the prozac . My doc was upset with me, but I was hurting. But...

  57. Brain Damage?
    ... depressant Fact Book, What Your Doctor Won't Tell You About Prozac , Zoloft, Paxil, Celexa and Luvox (and now Lexapro...

  58. Pain with your depression?
    ... weakness, etc. Scientists have discovered that Prozac may stimulate the growth of brain tumors by blocking ... thinking", which could be blocked when people take Prozac . The study examined the effects of Prozac and other...

  59. Anyone Else Have Ad Work For A Week?
    ... for years and have tried multiple antidepressants. Prozac , Paxil, Zoloft, Celexa, Wellbutrin, etc.... Some made ... were very short lived. For example, I would start Prozac and within a few days I would feel great, like a light...

  60. Antidepressant work for a week
    ... for years and have tried multiple antidepressants. Prozac , Paxil, Zoloft, Celexa, Wellbutrin, etc.... Some made ... were very short lived. For example, I would start Prozac and within a few days I would feel great, like a light...

  61. just got on prozac
    ... I'm a man, I've been on Prozac for well over a month, and I get lots of erections...
    ... and weight gain are the most common side effects of Prozac . You might be one of the lucky ones who won't be ... affected by either. I hope so. Remember to wean off Prozac slowly, even if you decide to stay on it a short time...

  62. Side effects of coming of effexor-ugh
    ... meds. It's not just Effexor either. The Paxil and Prozac petitions are also full of comments from users who...
    ... far less problematic than the others I had tried, Prozac and Seroxat. Up until August 2005 I had been on...

  63. bad thoughts at first?
    ... worse. Wonder why. Go to doc today. Liked the way prozac made me feel just had bad thoughts spring up from...

  64. anyone want to join the giving up sugar plan?
    ... deciding to take the drug. Same goes for Paxil and Prozac . Yes, drugs work differently for everyone, but the...

  65. I need someone to understand
    ... jittery so I never messed with it again. I was on prozac for awhile too, just came off a few months ago - it...

  66. Virgin ****ger
    ... the birth of my first son and I began treatment with Prozac --which worked for several years. Over the course ... of years I would have to increase my dose of Prozac until I was at the top dosage I could take and then...

  67. SEX or Life
    ... delayed ejaculation stuff. Are there any?. I was on Prozac for 6 years and now am on EFFEXOR for the last 2....
    ... wieght gain are the 2 most common side effects of Prozac . It's best not to be on a drug of this sort of you ... going the natural route, for all your sakes. How has Prozac and now Effexor, treated you? Are you happy with life...
    ... what antidepressant you are on now, but I know that Prozac is an SSRI. Can you talk to your Doctor about Wellbutrin...

  68. Prozac - Finally an SSRI that works!
    ... tried almost every one of the SSRI's too except for Prozac and was going to ask my doc to try this one next. ... Actually, I've heard of Prozac being used as a secondary med to others too. Good...
    ... Although Prozac might be "working" for you at the moment, it's not ... who might be thinking about asking your doctor "if Prozac is right for you", check out the 16,000 signatures ... and comments on the Prozac petition. The visitors there were all hopeful that ... Prozac would help them and some even did find some relief...
    ... sure they are going to say you TOLD people to try prozac . I know what you really mean. You just wish everyone ... could find something that works for them as well as prozac has for you. My cousin has been on prozac since...
    ... especially for people who have been afraid to try Prozac because of some negative posts. Thank God for antidepressa...
    ... wondering if any of you are taking the generic for Prozac (fluoxetine) and if so, does it seem to work the same ... the generic and pay hundreds of dollars for original Prozac ! I was taking Prozac after the birth of my daughter...
    ... I took Prozac the 1st time in 1991. I took it 2 years before I...
    ... continues to work well for you. My doctor prescribed me Prozac , for my OCD. I started taking it a while ago, but...

  69. Please Help
    ... living with his mum. He has just started taking prozac and is starting his therapy next week. His mum doesn...

  70. Lost
    ... changes...Only side effects. Before then, I was on Prozac , but it stopped what little good it did after 2 years...

  71. friendship breakdowns with depressive episode
    ... while, I didn't like any of the side effects going on Prozac and Seroxat. Eventually I discovered effexor. I had...

  72. Lamictal for depression?
    ... that much with my OCD. I just stopped weaning off my Prozac three weeks ago because it was making me sooo tired...
    ... but my fatigue has gotten better since I stopped the Prozac , and I've been napping less often, even though I did...

  73. Brain Zaps
    ... medications responsibly. I just finished tapering off Prozac a few weeks ago, and I had the exact symptom you described...

  74. Fluoxetine
    ... ealthboards is a good start. Fluoxetine is another name for prozac ...Mandy...
    ... I've been on Fluoxetine ( Prozac ) for a little over a month now and I'm feeling pretty ... with any other ssri I've taken. All in all, I give Prozac two thumbs up...let's just hope it lasts!...

  75. The chicken or the egg? My life
    ... He wanted a child deeply so I stopped taking my prozac and Buspar and worked on getting pregnant. Well I ... shrink in several years my reg doc was scribing the prozac . Ok this is getting to long so I will wrap it...