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  1. confused
    ... I used to take prozac and welbutrin, but i stopped taking them a few years...
    ... doctor and go have a chat. It's possible to get Prozac in generic form (fluoxetine) and non-members can buy...

  2. Considering switching to Wellbutrin from Paxil...
    ... The problem is the sexual side effects. I've tried Prozac , Paxil, Lexapro (least side effects) over the years...

  3. aggression and prozac-questions!
    ... someone out there can answer. My son was put on prozac for severe deperssion about 15 days ago. He is normally...
    ... than any other kind of drug. I'm glad he stopped the prozac when the aggression became a real problem. I assume...
    ... for the family's feelings about his behaviors on the Prozac . He sounds like a wonderful son. I tried Prozac...

  4. does serotonin get lower at first when starting a med?
    ... thanks for the replys, well ive just started prozac and i just seem so much worse, mainly anxiety and...
    ... Hi Jabba, Prozac was starting to work for me when I started on a low...
    ... want to stick with one for once, ive only been on prozac for nearly a week and im hoping things will get alot...

  5. Wellbutrin stopped working...
    ... no insurance) is when I started WB. I have taken Prozac 2 different times 2 years each. I also took Paxil...

  6. zombi
    ... yes, i just quit taking my prozac for this reason, id rather be myself than be so lifeless...

  7. alternatives to anti-depressants
    ... I have been on prozac for about a year now, it did help me out but it killed...
    ... and eat four apples and think great, i can dump the Prozac . (3) when you do decide it's time to come off, talk...

  8. Can you believe worrying about feeling good??
    ... followin meds. minax(for blood pressure), 40mgs of prozac ,seroquel, and of late clonazepam. i am concerned...

  9. Hey! Anystudents on A'D's???
    ... college and saw the school psychiatrist, I switched to Prozac . First off, I don't have depression- I have moderate...
    ... than the pills (I'm on lexapro, have also been on prozac ). When my depression is bad, I have a harder time...

  10. its been a few days
    ... doesn't feel like it is closeing like it did on the prozac ...

  11. can't "fix" my stress!
    ... pain for me anyway. They are Lexapro, Zoloft, Paxil, Prozac . I have taken Lexapro and Zoloft and Wellbutrin. Wellbutrin...

  12. paroxetine/seroxate
    ... mg.) helps, or sometimes adding a small amount of Prozac (because it has a long half-life and is said to be...

  13. Prozac and Wellbutrin -opinions needed
    ... fall. I've heard of others trying Wellbutrin with Prozac and other SSRIs, but not sure if they were successful...
    ... I've been on prozac alone for about 12 yrs. My sex drive was terrible ... say the least.Recently wellbuterin was added to my prozac and I am back to my pre ad sexual life.It's awesome...
    ... fall. I've heard of others trying Wellbutrin with Prozac and other SSRIs, but not sure if they were successful...

  14. I'm new please read and help
    ... zoloft after she died and have tried others such as prozac , celexa, paxil, effexor and welbutrin. I had to go...

  15. RE: Advice
    ... Fluxotine is also know as Prozac and it pretty much has your side effects of the average...

  16. is there an A/D without sexual side effects? (nt)
    ... well than have a sex life at all.jmo I have been on prozac for years and my sex drive was way low. About six ... months ago my pdoc added wellbuterin 300mg to my prozac and it has actually reversed the effects of the flouxetine...

  17. really wierd
    ... and i got back on it at 37.5 my new dr. had me start prozac 10 mg sat. so that i would have an easier time getting ... last night and the pharmecy said it prob. was not the prozac but i should call the dr. soo i did and urgent care ... said it sounds like your having a reaction to the prozac hmmm so i don't know i haven't taken it this morning...
    ... i only take prozac on it's own and have never had any strange side effects...
    ... and i got back on it at 37.5 my new dr. had me start prozac 10 mg sat. so that i would have an easier time getting ... last night and the pharmecy said it prob. was not the prozac but i should call the dr. soo i did and urgent care ... said it sounds like your having a reaction to the prozac hmmm so i don't know i haven't taken it this morning...
    ... with the nurse and the Dr. said do not take another prozac ... :) any way i have a 5 pm app. with him this time ... things are used to help ween off effexor other then prozac ( generic) stuff all thoughts would be helpfull so...
    ... well got back from the dr. def. abad reaction to the prozac , and they told me to to take some benadryl and the...
    ... Too: Ladybug 2 Reading your post about the Prozac brought back memories for me When they first put ... me on a Anti-depressant, they put me on Prozac because my mother has taken it for quite awhile so...

  18. Does wellbutrin works to counteract loss libido?
    ... Quite a change(reversal) from all those years on just prozac . Good luck...

  19. newbie
    ... combination of PMT and depression, my doc put me on prozac and i've been on it ever since. i've tried coming ... it a couple of times and I just can't, 2 weeks off prozac and i'm back to square 1. i've just tried again ... be for the rest of my life, that I'll never get off prozac . my doc has tried to make me feel better by saying ... it's just an illness and the prozac is the 'cure', just like if i had diabetes I'd have...
    ... recently I've been feeling my depression deepen. I tried Prozac for a week and it made me nauseous, so I am back on...
    ... it as if you're a failure because you have to take prozac , you might feel a bit better. Hope this helps!...

  20. advice would be greatfully recieved
    ... Johnnysrotten, It sounds like Prozac and other antidepressants haven't done anything for...

  21. Remeron
    ... has not numbed my emotions like Lexapro, Zoloft, and Prozac did....

  22. Help Me w/a new Med...
    ... I finally found a new doctor who suggested givng Prozac a break from my system. The stomach and bowel problems...

  23. Celexa vs. Lexapro?
    ... these days people think is better so they will buy it. Prozac has been losing money because generic Prozac came ... they made a new drug that is the exact same thing as Prozac and just put a different name on it. That's what I...
    ... What was the name of the drug to replace Prozac ?...
    ... Isn't Sarafem (sp??) prozac ? If it's the one I'm thinking of, it's 'purpose'...
    ... be because it's ingredient is fluoxetine just like Prozac ....

  24. antidepressant loss of libido side effects..there is hope!
    ... designed by Eli Lilly the drug company that also makes Prozac . They are designing it to be taken with anti-depressants ... like Prozac , Zoloft and Paxil to counteract the sexual side effects...

  25. Effexor results
    ... went on Effexor XR over a year ago, I was already on Prozac but I did notice a wonderful feeling almost after ... gone woo hooooo and that was the best feeling for me. Prozac was great even after 10 years but I still had a lot...

  26. is there alot of ppl taking A'D for the rest of their life???
    ... fortunate in that I have only ever been on one AD: Prozac. Prozac hasn't seemed to cause me any problems, either, so ... rely on friends and family for support, too), but the Prozac may help to balance out my system, as my doctor believes...
    ... AD's, infact most made me loose weight , especially Prozac . I am now on Effexor XR and will probably stay on...
    ... been on prozac for 4 years and at this moment in time i can't see ... was just me being a bit dippy though rather than the prozac , will have to ask my doc at my next reveiw...

  27. went to my new Dr.
    ... m very happy about that he also wants me to start prozac at 10 mgs he really feels that i could benifit from...
    ... serotonergic drug at the same time. Both Effexor and Prozac affect serotonin levels. Serotonin syndrome can be...
    ... serotonergic drug at the same time. Both Effexor and Prozac affect serotonin levels. Serotonin syndrome can be...
    ... My doses are small effexor xr 37.5 and prozac 10 mgs i need some help even to get off this effexor...
    ... the other. In your case, I think he is trying to get Prozac into your system. Then wean you off Effexor. I ... symptoms. I have been on Effexor, Paxil, Prozac , Buspar and Serzone besides the 2 I am on now. Good...
    ... Hi ok i'm really nervous i'm going to start my prozac 10 mg. in the moring how long does it take to notice ... something? just wondering from people that have been on prozac before?...
    ... :) Prozac was the very first AD I took. The dr. said week s...
    ... effexor xr though i went back on it and am adding the prozac i think that it scared me knowing how these can effect...
    ... in my system from all the withdrawels ....hope this prozac helps...
    ... :) Prozac caused insomnia with me (bad) for the first week and...
    ... and heard the two antidepressant thing going on. Prozac might be a good choice as it is apparently one of ... more difficult meds like Effexor (or Paxil). I guess Prozac stays in the body longer so there's not that abrupt ... drop that shorter half-life meds have. Prozac is also listed as being helpful for PTSD, so you're...
    ... macadamianut, :) That is really good to know about prozac and ptsd the dr. may have told me in the app. but ... i'll never be able to stop lol!!!I sure hope this prozac helps w/ energy i have none i'm in bed at the computer...
    ... Your only option might be to think about weaning off Prozac , very slowly after speaking to your doctor. BTW, he...
    ... to stop takeing effexor the only i hope is going to prozac then weening off the effexor xr i've already done...

  28. Celexa and lower GI distress.
    ... on lexapro, although I didn't have any problems on prozac , paxil, or wellbutrin, either... But there are...
    ... can cause severe heartburn. All of the SSRIs, Prozac , Paxil, Luvox, Zoloft and Lexapro all have nearly...
    ... while on Lexapro - I had to stop. I have been taking Prozac now and haven't had one problem with my GI tract ...

  29. whats happening to me :(
    ... dont know what is happening to me! I am on 80mgs of prozac and the past few days i have been depressed! Does...
    ... t work anymore. I am not sure about the dosages of Prozac maybe your dosage needs to be increased. If you are...
    ... the original. Depression, a listed side effect of Prozac , and a host of other neurological side effects can...
    ... depression is not the only thing i take prozac for i take it for ocd/anxiety also. Do you think...
    ... Turns out I react very badly to Vodka. Taking Prozac and drinking alcohol can cause bad reactions too. ... s not from drinking they can ad Wellbutrin to the Prozac . Wellbutrin is stimulating and may bring you out of ... Apparently it's common to take Wellbutrin and an SSRI like Prozac . I am taking Zoloft and Wellbutrin. Another option...

  30. Paxil and Effexor Withdrawal
    ... effects, so my Dr decided to switch me to Fluoxetine ( Prozac ). He told me to simply stop taking the Effexor and ... start the Prozac ........... I'm wondering if he actually was a Dr...
    ... with weaning, you can get the doctor to prescribe Prozac to help cut the side effects of the original AD. It ... 's much easier to stop Prozac than Paxil or Effexor. I could not stop Paxil when...

  31. Going backwards on Wellbutrin?!?
    ... about agitation & anxiety! I have tried Buspar & Prozac , neither of which work for me either. I'm starting...

  32. is this Depression
    ... about is she is becomeing very depressed she is on prozac and it dosent help, she crys all the time, also she...

  33. Don't know what to do
    ... have four other choices. My mom told me not to take Prozac or Welbutrin, and I heard Effexor decreases your sex...

  34. Trouble Hiding my pain
    ... going on it again, for about 4 months- nothing. Prozac , about 1 year- small benifit. And lexapro for about...

  35. Wellbutrin XL 450 Mg daily
    ... of it with no problems. I then tried Buspar; then Prozac . Nothing has seemed to work for me. I gave up on...

  36. new drug to reverse loss libido???
    ... frustrating. Years ago I had the same experience with Prozac ; but WB was never a problem. I for the past week...
    ... I take Prozac (10mg) and Wellbutrin (75mg). The addition of the ... Wellbutrin Prozac 's effectiveness and did help with the loss of libido...

  37. Weight gian and Lexapro???
    ... also cause weight loss. I knew someone who was on Prozac and lost 20 lbs and started to look anorexic. She ... had to stop the Prozac to bring her weight up. So you really never know how...

  38. What to combat low sex drive from Prozac?
    ... not take ANY drugs or herbal supplements while on prozac ! They could seriously interfer. People on AD's always ... nothing that will counteract the sexual side effects of prozac .Have you explored all the other AD's? You should tell...

  39. confused
    ... days without i was SO sick .He wants me to start the prozac then go every other day again i won't go every other...
    ... med free? Or just trying to switch from effexor to prozac ? If you just trying to switch,then decreasing your ... dose of effexor and taking a small dose of prozac at the same time is probably a good idea. But if...
    ... me to go back on th e effexor for 1 week then start prozac for 1 week then alternate the effexer that was the...
    ... Why did you stop effexor? Why are you going on prozac ? Are you completely aware of the side effects of prozac ... are extreme sexual side effects.I was on low dose of prozac and coud not have an orgasm, and had no sexual desire ... That said, effexor was hell for me, a lot worse than prozac . You need a professional that can tell you all ... zoloft, ect. Has your doc explained why he thinks prozac is the best choice for you? Is depression your...

  40. zoloft
    ... everyone reacts differently. I also knew someone who took Prozac and she became extremely skinny and she was always ... trying to lose weight before that. The info on prozac says it has risks of causing someone to become anorexic...

  41. Meds comparison
    ... Hi here's my list Prozac 2 different times 2 years each first 10 days trouble...
    ... Hi here's my list Prozac 2 different times 2 years each first 10 days trouble...

  42. Did or Does Effexor XR Work For Anyone?
    ... so horribly to it, because I have taken other AD ( prozac , zoloft) and while they did not work for me and I...

  43. effexor xr
    ... on it and either do the imediate release or start prozac to try to get off this stuff it helped me for a long ... before and could share if they were sucessfull with the prozac i really don't know any thing about prozac. Thanks...
    ... 4 months. Are you trying to switch from effexor to prozac ? I do know personally that prozac kills pretty much...

  44. Effexor and Sex
    ... Prozac is the big "sex drive killer"...but there doesn't ... didn't really affect my ability to have an orgasm. Prozac did....

  45. Wife on Wellbutrin. Now even more depressed.
    ... depression. She's tried other stuff in the past ( Prozac and Lexapro I think) but said they didn't work. She...

  46. Sexual Effects of Lexapro
    ... we hardly ever have sex anyway sad to say. He's on Prozac and doesn't have a sex drive and that puts a damper...

  47. seizure on wellbutrin, SCARED to try again....
    ... Wellbutrin is for mild depression and other things like Prozac , Zoloft, Lexapro and others are for major depression...

  48. how do you wean off meds?
    ... I'm currently taking 40 mg of prozac a day, I want to wean off because my sex drive sucks...

  49. anxious and depressed
    ... 19; I am 23 now. I have tried the anti-depressants Prozac , Buspar, Zoloft, and Paxil, but that is all that I...

  50. Prozac Side Effects
    ... this exact event, and it was traced to the fact that Prozac re-awakens an old [dormant] nerve lesion. It damages ... thing is that it was at least 6 weeks after stopping Prozac that my nerve twitching quietened [spelling] down ... . I blame Prozac for aggravating my eye lid nerves causing spasms to...
    ... drive definitely isn't what it is when I'm not on prozac ....

  51. Does Wellbutrin works?
    ... prescribing Wellbutrin with SSRI's is very common. Prozac , Lexapro, Zoloft are all SSRI's. Effexor is a SNRI...

  52. Lexapro question
    ... to it. I was not hungry on it at first ( same with prozac and other anidepressents) and lsot a few pounds. ...

  53. Need Cymbalta Feedback
    ... I had been on prozac for 3 years and after a while it didn't help me anymore...

  54. Does Prozac make you feel like crap when you first start taking it?
    ... right? I've never had hives. I did try one pill of Prozac but didn't like how it made my body feel so never...
    ... Well, I started the Prozac today (actually, the generic form). I did take it ... welcomed addition to my life). So, here's hoping the Prozac can help. Additionally, I do realize that I have ... with AD's is the weight gain. Here's hoping that Prozac will help me to feel good again!...
    ... I really hope the Prozac works for you Roz and doesn't make you gain weight ... Zoloft from my doctor. They didn't have any samples of prozac so he put me on Zoloft instead. Either one is a crap...

  55. Should I just suffer in silence?
    ... m wondering if I should try another medication. ( Prozac ? Strattarra? Cymbalta? another?) My life is good...

  56. Did you change from Prozac to Wellbutrin?
    ... Hi I have taken Prozac 2 different times for 2 years each. I had troulble ... have been on WB for over 7 years but I did not leave Prozac to go to WB. My doctor felt that Prozac was no longer ... evens out. I could not tell in difference between Prozac and WB in the sexual side effects. kw...

  57. Why don't many people take Prozac?
    ... know too. A few people have posted and asked about Prozac but usually there isn't much of a response. My doctor ... tried to talk me into taking Prozac but since it has been around for so long bad stories ... heard anything bad about it. Maybe the people taking Prozac are out being happy and not posting on this board...
    ... ejaculating if you are a man...it won't happen on prozac . It kills the sex drive in women, too....
    ... I have taken Prozac 2 different times for 2 years each time. The sexual...
    ... antidepressants were, in order, Zoloft, Paxil and Prozac , 18, 16 and 14% over all. This was right before Lexapro ... doctors who then give them out to their patients. Prozac (Eli Lilly) has Cymbalta out now, the newest as their ... patent on Prozac is up and generics are possible. Paxil just became...
    ... I take prozac for depression and OCD and I will say, at first it...
    ... [url]http://www.tru*****s.com/ prozac .html[/url] Some people don't "hear" bad thing about ... just one of hundreds of places to find out about what Prozac and other SSRIs are capable of. Here's another ... ufo6/proz.htm[/url] [url]http://www.breggin.com/ prozac book.html[/url] Dr. Breggin is a noted authority...

  58. Lexapro side effects- please share
    ... reacts differently. I gained weight on Zoloft and Prozac so I probably react differently to whatever chemicals...

  59. Where you at Macedemia?
    ... keeled again. I never tried Paxil. I did try one Prozac and quit it as I could "feel" it in my body. BUT...
    ... keeled again. I never tried Paxil. I did try one Prozac and quit it as I could "feel" it in my body. BUT...

  60. Has anyone gone off meds for years, then back on ?
    ... meds about 15 years. The first time I was put on Prozac I took it 9 months and decided to stop. It did not...
    ... to depression/anger problems, started on 10 mg of Prozac a day, it's been alittle over a month and feel so...
    ... any side effects? what is the theraputic dosage for Prozac ?.....please keep us posted and we are rooting for...

  61. not doing well + some questions
    ... I feel fine and some days I cut my wrists. I am on prozac , my question is do you have to take it at the exact ... can't afford counseling. Also, I take 40 mg of prozac . Is that a lot? Is 60 considered a large amount for...
    ... chemistry, not necessarily your wt or age. I have taken Prozac before and took 40mg daily. I think you need to take ... it about the same time everyday. Prozac gave me insomnia when I first started but stopped ... something to help that. How long have you been on Prozac ? It is one of the AD that seem to make your hyper...

  62. Should I try another Medication?
    ... addictive. I have taken Effexor, Serzone, Paxil, Prozac , & Buspar. I now take WB and Celexa. I did not have...

  63. does libido ever come back from coming off depressent?
    ... to answer this..but In my experience yes.. I was on prozac which took away any and all desire... but within a...
    ... Wellbutrin. I hadn't looked into Effexor. I don't like Prozac for this reason & am shopping before the next Dr....
    ... to answer this..but In my experience yes.. I was on prozac which took away any and all desire... but within a...
    ... Mine came back. I was on & off Prozac twice & it came back ok....

  64. scared to take meds
    ... I saw your other post about Prozac , and that you're afraid to take it. Soooo, it sounds ... didn't tell you much about what to expect from the Prozac , huh? And from what you say here, you are scared ... on were all BIG hurdles.....now taking that first Prozac is the next one....ask your family for support, and...

  65. Wellbutrin
    ... Buspar....same effect. So now, I am going to try Prozac . It so happens that my gyneocologist is the healthcare ... has been my saving grace thus far. We'll see what Prozac does to the sex drive! It's been a rollercoaster...

  66. New-need You guys Bad
    ... the Lexapro hadn't worked for me I was going to try Prozac . I am similair to you where I have dealt with depression...

  67. What do you think?
    ... taking Paxil but Effexor.. but actually began with prozac . Which gave me a killer headache for about 3 weeks ... don't know what the beginning dose of paxil is but prozac could be as low as 10mg every other day...... Good...
    ... taking Paxil but Effexor.. but actually began with prozac . Which gave me a killer headache for about 3 weeks ... don't know what the beginning dose of paxil is but prozac could be as low as 10mg every other day...... Good ... med if it is going to hang around. Did you quit the prozac because of headache, or did it go away?...
    ... matter)..... Effexor is helping me out way more than prozac ...Although I do attribute my coming out of the "black ... hole" to prozac ..I was on it for about 6 weeks if I remember right...
    ... matter)..... Effexor is helping me out way more than prozac ...Although I do attribute my coming out of the "black ... hole" to prozac ..I was on it for about 6 weeks if I remember right...
    ... but other than being severely depressed when I bagan prozac ....I am usually a high energy person...So.....my family ... Manic/Manic.....:) I have definitely heard that prozac can do that....It is, according to my Doc...the most...

  68. Effexor or Paxil for depression/anxiety
    ... Effexor, but my understanding of Paxil, as well as Prozac and zoloft, is that it is effective for anxiety, SAD...
    ... There are Celexa withdrawl stories, Zoloft, lexapro, prozac , effexor, wellbutrin, remeron cymbalta, you name it...

  69. Will I get......
    ... present with depression. And Paxil (and Zoloft, and Prozac ) are all really good with anxiety AND depression ... chance under your current doc's care. Maybe that or Prozac , as both those have good records with anxiety as well...

  70. Long Term Effects of Elavil
    ... bothersome side effects. The newer antidepressants like Prozac is selective and effects only one neurotransmitter...

  71. I just need to talk with someone who understands.
    ... there's always another one. i've tried a few and prozac seems to be working the best for me. although yes...

  72. Another depressed sole
    ... me but finally I found a drug that worked which was Prozac . Now, some crap in my head changed where everytime...
    ... the same but with different names. Fluoxetine ( Prozac here in brand name but also fluox in generic here...

  73. Does Prozac make you tired and other side effects?
    ... Well I was just reading the other posts about Prozac and it can make you really tired too at first. So...
    ... Well I was just reading the other posts about Prozac and it can make you really tired too at first. So ... insomnia and then you might feel tired the next day. Prozac actually has the reputation for being the most activating...
    ... Prozac always made me hyper. I took it 2 different times ... could sleep at night and we peppy the next day on Prozac ....
    ... Hi with prozac i couldn't sleep well and when i did had terrible...
    ... I have been on Prozac for about four months now. Today I did have something...
    ... covered a woman who had this happen to her while on prozac . She said it was like she was not in her body. So ... it's not unheard of for prozac to do that....
    ... I was full of energy. Maybe I had too much of the Prozac build up in my system over the last few days and it...
    ... Prozac mad me absoultely over the top..........MANIC...but...
    ... Buspar did not work for me. So NOW, I may be trying Prozac . As it turns out, my rheumatologist had mentioned ... Prozac as a med that could possibly help with my Raynaud ... them all two days ago!!! Now I'm thinking that if Prozac would help my depression AND help with my Raynaud ... can someone share the "good, bad & the ugly" about Prozac ? I'm getting desperate to get back to my old self...
    ... Roz5, Have you gone on Prozac ? I am going to the doctor tomorrow and asking to be...
    ... Hi Kari, I do have the Prozac (generic, Fluoxetine) in my possession, but have yet ... HRT med adjustment helps....or if I truly need the Prozac . In the meantime, I've been seeing a therapist once...
    ... appt with the gyno in an hour so I'll probably have prozac in my possession soon. Oh wait I now have a hive on ... forehead. Well if it helps any I knew someone who took prozac and it made her very motivated and she lost tons of...

  74. Remeron/Mirtazapine/Zispin 45mg
    ... questions about medication. I have tried Effexor, Prozac , Seroxat and Amytriptiline in the past but none of...
    ... sure as that was nearly 3 years ago. I found that Prozac works the best with me and that I actually have energy...
    ... retaining fluid and got really puffy ankles :( I have had prozac and amylitriptalyne before and none of these three...

  75. Pressure
    ... terms of counselling and medication. I used to take prozac daily but I stopped. Right now I take Xanax for anxiety...
    ... terms of counselling and medication. I used to take prozac daily but I stopped. Right now I take Xanax for anxiety...