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  1. Fluoxetine = Prozac
    ... he prescribed something else to me. He suggested Prozac , but I told him that I wasn't really willing to try ... refill of fluoxetine, the technician there, called it " Prozac " and that's when I found out that what I had been ... taking for the past month and a half was actually Prozac ; the drug I told my doctor that I was reluctant to ... try. Uggggh, I felt kind of tricked. Is Prozac hard to get off of? I am scared of this drug because ... guess I am. :( I am taking both Effexor (225mg) and Prozac (10mg) concurrently now. Are these high doses? I ... sure if that's worth it. Also, I find that the Prozac makes me really thirsty. Is that a common side effect...
    ... I used to be on prozac (40mg to 20mg) in the past for 3 years. It worked ... well for me. It was easy to get off it (I have been prozac -free for approximately 1yr) and I have lost a couple ... of pounds when on prozac :) Prozac usually made people more awake rather than drowsy...
    ... I was on Prozac on and off for years. It helped me quite a bit. The ... you sure you stressed that you didnt want to take prozac and that he fully understood you? The majority of ... phychiatrists prescribe fluoxetine rather than prozac because its about $100 cheaper to get the generic ... psychiatrist did the same thing, but he actually called it prozac but wrote fluoxetine on the prescription. I woudnt...

  2. Fluoxetine for life?!
    ... generations, and my mother has tried to come off of Prozac twice but to no avail. The doctor told her that if ... really nothing they can do. My mother has been on Prozac for over 15 years, and she lives normally just like...

  3. hello and help
    ... supportive and has been a great help to me. im on prozac , its not working. im up for review on the 10th of...
    ... felt a lot like you did when I was depressed, and Prozac helped me a lot. I got up to like 75 mg. Maybe you...
    ... ive been on prozac for about 6-8 months, it worked for alittle but im...
    ... they are short lived and on my last lot (before the prozac ) i had none. running away will only create more...
    ... not tear a page out of my book, get help now. Give Prozac a chance. They tell me the sleepy side effects go...

  4. Paxil... Crazy Paxil...
    ... got A LOT worse. Finally, after upping my dose with Prozac , I feel amazing again now. Just see what works for...

  5. crazy emotions
    ... I dont understand this (reminder im on 40 prozac use to be on 60 paxil recently lost a few friends...

  6. Cymbalta (anti-depressant)...
    ... recommended meds for preg. depression are Zoloft, Paxil and Prozac , and the 1st two are also recommended with nursing...

  7. no right
    ... stop due to side effects currently im on 40 mgs of prozac and while no side effects its just not working all...
    ... until i was at 60 so im beginning to think that with prozac i will just require a higher dose...
    ... until i was at 60 so im beginning to think that with prozac i will just require a higher dose I think you are ... on to something. 60 mg Paxil ~ 80 mg Prozac . Aren't you currently at 40? Oh, yeah, you wondered...

  8. Prozac and weight gain???? Help please!
    ... much help but we wont know unless I post. I took prozac years ago, dont remember any weight gain; it never...

  9. feeling like im loosing my grip
    ... I use to take 60mgs of paxil and then switched to prozac due to side effects while the prozac is OK so far ... just feel like im getting derpessed now its like the prozac was working better in the beginnning i upped my dose ... helpless and miserable i dont understand. WHAT dose on prozac did u find it helped you most? :)...
    ... Hi, Poison :) I also take Prozac for my depression. Currently, I'm taking 40mg. daily...
    ... I'm no professional and just guessing here, but Prozac 's top dose is 80mg (published) and you were at the ... be overworking your current dose. And/or, it's the Prozac initial dose helped and is just that--initial. But...

  10. Hello from Texas
    ... surprised at how well a milder SSRI might work for you. Prozac and Zoloft helped me a lot, and I was in really bad...

  11. Seroquel???????
    ... effects, etc..... I am still going to stay with the prozac and the klonopin for now.... tomorrow I am to stop...

  12. Please tell me a success story on Paxil
    ... Paxil (generic) and it works fine. I started out w/ Prozac and couldn't take the side effects (although it worked ... side effects, at least for me. It's not a strong as Prozac but it works for me. Hope that sounds successful to...

  13. klonopin....
    ... longer, i have only had it for 4 days.... I took prozac while going thru chemo and for about about 10 months...
    ... J, Taking Prozac again, because it did work for you in the past, should ... antidepressant will work on the brain, plus especially Prozac is loooooong lasting so you won't be doing the roller...
    ... effects, etc..... I am still going to stay with the prozac and the klonopin for now.... tomorrow I am to stop...
    ... effects, etc..... I am still going to stay with the prozac and the klonopin for now.... tomorrow I am to stop ... withdrawal, while still being on a medication. The prozac is probably not helping the anxiety issue either....

  14. LEXAPRO Withdrawl/help or hints PLEASE!!
    ... on anti-D's for the last 9yrs. Tried most of them, Prozac the best till it pooped out on me. I tried Lexapro...

  15. St. Johns Wort?
    ... I tried it and it worked as well as Prozac . But after about a month...it seemed to lose its affect...

  16. anti-depresents and pregnancy?
    ... top-rated ones for ttc/pg/bf are Zoloft and Paxil. Prozac is fine for pregnancy, okay if it's the only med that...
    ... I know for sure that Zoloft and Prozac are both safe during pregnancy and breastfeeding. ... I've breastfed my daughter while taking both prozac and zoloft (at seperate times) and I know many mothers...
    ... top-rated ones for ttc/pg/bf are Zoloft and Paxil. Prozac is fine for pregnancy, okay if it's the only med that...
    ... pregnancy for bipolar disorder. I've also heard that Prozac is very safe if you have regular depression. The best...

  17. depression, prozac and sleep?
    ... about changing your medication to something other than Prozac ? Colleen...
    ... prescription, i had only just finished my first month of prozac . First they had lost my registration form so he just...
    ... me feel sick at the moment. Since i've been on the prozac , i can barely drink anything....
    ... how long have you been on prozac ?...
    ... FONT][FONT=Times New Roman]How long have you been on prozac ? :)...
    ... How long have you been on prozac ? :) ummmmm, about 6 months...

  18. numb
    ... been depressed on and off for years now and am now on prozac . It isnt working for me and alot of the time i find...

  19. Lexapro?????
    ... my Dr. wants to start me on Lexapro, i have been on prozac before and hated the side effects. It seems that lexapro...
    ... ve got plenty of experince with it. I was put on Prozac first and after about 2 years it stopped working ... more to offer another child!!!!! I've "read" that prozac is easier to go off of because it has a longer half ... switch to it, then slowly wean yourself off of the prozac with less withdraw. Hope I've helped a little!!!...

  20. Paxil CR Withdrawal....
    ... weaned me off slowly and finished with a once a week Prozac pill and that worked beautifullly. But now I am afraid...
    ... stopping cold turkey and then he finished me off with one Prozac weekly and that all the difference in the world....
    ... stopping cold turkey and then he finished me off with one Prozac weekly and that all the difference in the world. ... My doctor tried the one regular Prozac on me too. Just didn't think it worked on me though...

  21. side effects of fluoxetine
    ... Mish... I took prozac for over 6 months but that was in the early 90's but...

  22. I am new also!!!
    ... it was from the steroids.... I was on Ativan , and prozac . Last spring I was weaned off of the prozac and seemed...

  23. Clonazepam (or Klonopin) for anxiety/insomnia -- Has anyone tried this?
    ... stay on the just the klonopin. as I have been on prozac before and hated the effects from it.......

  24. I'm a Newbie!
    ... second child who is now aged 6 years. I was put onto Prozac and never got on well with it so after a while I came...

  25. Has anyone ever REALLY beat depression?
    ... Ive tried almost everything. Lexapro, Welbutrin, Prozac , Celexa, Ativan, Zoloft, Xanexs. My problem is, and...
    ... depression. I have tried Serzone, Zoloft, Celexa, Prozac , valium. This yr. I started Effexor XR. I can...

  26. zoloft withdrawal/muscle pain
    ... almost a coldness in my forearms. I am also going on Prozac - I am on 20 mgs and recently started to take Prempro...

  27. uncontrollable appetite, SSRIs and antipsychotics...
    ... luck in the weight department in the past with SSRIs ( prozac and paxil), for they were not too kind with weight...

  28. How do you know if its depression?
    ... no longer is working for me so I have switched to Prozac . After a month on Prozac and on PremPro I feel like...

  29. Can't stop crying
    ... meds at one time or the other: Paxil, Zoloft, Celexa, Prozac , Wellbutrin, Zyprexa, Cymbalta, and for the past 10 ... or so months I have been taking Prozac and a mood stabilizer called Lamictal. It has worked...

  30. Remeron anyone?
    ... another 3 weeks. I've been on several AD's - effexor, prozac , zoloft, klonopin, celexa, etc. but all seem to have...

  31. alone and depressed
    ... wellbutrin350xl and klonopin 2 mg a day. I was on 40mg prozac for about a year and zoloft max dose the previos 6 ... weight gain. I am currently trying to get off of the prozac because I feel depressed for taking all of the meds ... dizziness, rage, sadness, stomach and back pain. I thought prozac was easy to come off of because of the half life being...
    ... have been to counseling etc........I am coming off of prozac basically cold. I went on vacation for 2 weeks in ... and went to my GP......told him i wanted off of the prozac . I still take wellbutrin and klonopin. Supposed to...

  32. need antidepressant with no headache or dizzy
    ... There are many others. Celexa, Lexapro,Paxil,Effexor, Prozac to name a few off the top of my head. Talk to your...

  33. Wellbutrin Question???
    ... For years before that I'd been also taking 80 mg Prozac (which completely relieved my OCD symptoms), but my ... psychiatrist decided that the Wellbutrin ADDED to the Prozac might work well together in helping those remaining...

  34. Do AD's just make you "not care"?
    ... I came here today because I've quit taking prozac cold turkey w/drs blessing and wanted to compare notes ... preg wt. when she was 4 weeks old. I had gone on prozac immediatly after her birth "just in case I got depressed ... " so at the 4 week mark just when the prozac was kicking in good, I started binging on anything ... day, feed the baby and binge. I am POSITIVE that prozac has done this to me. I'm not depressed, but my life ... gut. That got my attention and got me to stop the prozac . It can be a wonderful drug when clearly needed,...

  35. Desperately trying to defeat anxiety... Please help
    ... buspar, they didnt really help, im currently jus taking prozac and hydroxyzine and valerian. I do have great...

  36. day five of my switch
    ... 5 years 60mg (HIghest dose) and now i switched to prozac last day i took paxil was saturday and first day of ... prozac was sunday i started at 10mgs and quickly moved up ... to 20mgs so far the prozac stopped the HORRIBLE head zaps and dizzyness electric ... again i dont get whats happening?? could this be a prozac side effect? my shrink wants me to stay on prozac...
    ... did lexapro work for u ? i just want this stupid prozac to work...
    ... Hi There, Just a thought.... maybe it is the Prozac making you cry. My father in law had never taken an ... crying) after his wife died so the Doc put him on the Prozac . Well, he started crying all the time. His crying ... didnt get much better until he went off the Prozac . I just dont think the Prozac was the right med for...
    ... Every darn day ugh i hate this dont you?i hope the prozac works for you im taking paxil not as much as you were...

  37. Prozac and dreams
    ... Hey, that happened to me when I first started taking Prozac . It seems like the dreams lasted maybe a year or ... two, and were also related to stress. I was on Prozac for years, but the dreams did go away. I wouldn't ... sleep... I needed a lot of extra sleep when I was on Prozac ....

  38. is what my shrink says true?
    ... OK today is my first day off paxil and on prozac so far i dont feel a differance but what im curious ... paxil worked good for me i have a very good chance on prozac being equallly effective? he also said that 6 or 7...
    ... Paxil & Prozac are in the same family of drugs - SSRI's (selective...

  39. prozac price and dosage
    ... Hello I also keep reading on the net that prozac is effective for 9 months what on earth is with this ... zoloft are often effective for years and years i guesss prozac isnt? so confusing! :) :)...
    ... prozac comes in 10mg,20mg,40mg and 90mg pills as far as the...
    ... generic form now (wayyyy cheaper) so I would think Prozac would too. A lot of SSRI's should have generics available ... by now. Prozac can last longer than 9 months - it lasted much longer...
    ... There is a generic Prozac (Fluoxetine) for the last year or so and comes in ... a year and that was a disaster. I've always called Prozac a miracle drug....

  40. Is this depression? (long)
    ... start, I've already been diagnosed PMDD and on 20mg of prozac for 2 weeks outta the month. But I have found myself...

  41. Had a HOrrible experience on Effexor and want to know why?? HELP PLEASE with this
    ... depression has not gone away. I have also been on Prozac which turned me into a zombie and decreased my sex...
    ... depression has not gone away. I have also been on Prozac which turned me into a zombie and decreased my sex...
    ... depression has not gone away. I have also been on Prozac which turned me into a zombie and decreased my sex...

  42. Have u gotten off meds successfully?
    ... i am getting off of prozac and am off of trazadone. my highest dosage of prozac...

  43. just put on prozac 10mg....
    ... hello, i am just getting off of prozac after 6 yrs. i am down to 10 mgs.. i wish u luck it...

  44. NATURAL ways to increase Seratonin levels ?
    ... i have heard the same thing. i am getting off of prozac after 6 yrs and want to try something natural.. i...
    ... oil daily st. john's wort is considered "natural" prozac because it's mode of action is similar 5-htp is...

  45. Zoloft - anything positive?
    ... world-is-wonderful-la-la-la type of cure for me. ( Prozac was briefly, and I thought, "Wow, this is what a normal...

  46. How long for prozac to leave system?
    ... A couple of weeks, I think. Prozac has a long "half-life", which means it takes a while ... under a doctor's care when going on or off a med like Prozac ....

  47. Am I just totally buggared??
    ... actually tried therapy on and off for four years. I tried prozac , but had a bad allergic reaction. But nothing seems...
    ... want and need. So you've tried pills? Try again, prozac didn't work for me either but Lexapro is working for...
    ... want and need. So you've tried pills? Try again, prozac didn't work for me either but Lexapro is working for...

  48. weight gain
    ... told me that most people dont always feel hungry on prozac oh yeah and i get constipation a lot as well on it...
    ... zyprexa is a weight gainner also.. I hear that prozac is a good medicine, less side effects, weight loss ... they lose weight on it. I think im going to be put on prozac by my doc when he gets my meds in order God bless...
    ... Honestly I do not know whether you will gain weight on Prozac or not. I just would not risk switching to another...
    ... cause some weight gain. I know someone who does take Prozac and they are physically active...and no probs with...
    ... Prozac was the first antidepresant I was on and Like someone ... it is great to have something that works. I was on prozac for 7 years and it worked great but after 7 years...
    ... Prozac : lost an unhealthy amount of weight (15 pounds after...
    ... [QUOTE=my username] Prozac : lost an unhealthy amount of weight (15 pounds after...
    ... if there is one with less side effects. I started prozac yesterday and I havent feel more hungry or anything...
    ... I have been on prozac , celexa, and now zoloft. Lost alot of weight on prozac...

  49. Suggestions for something to "bring back the joy"?
    ... faster working AD and acts sooner than others like Prozac . Sometimes people just need a little push and I...

  50. prozac withdrawal side effects
    ... any visual or auditory experiences as the result of Prozac withdrawl. If this type of thing continues, you may...
    ... How did you go about weaning yourself off prozac ? I can't get below 10mg/day without these auditory...
    ... Are these common side effects of prozac withrawal? It gets so that colours are really dull ... experienced or heard of this? Ive been on and off Prozac a few times and never experienced any withdrawl symptoms ... looking into things people say may have to do with the Prozac . Its sounds a little like it might be related to OCD ... issues with obsessive/compulsive disorder? If so, Prozac helps with this, so if youre lowering your dose, it ... much. So, it a way, it has to do with getting off the Prozac , but its not withdrawl so much as it is just not having ... a high enough dose. Why are you stopping the Prozac ? Just curious? Hope this helps....

  51. What does this dream mean?
    ... new SSRI stuff they got out doesnt like me. I take prozac for now. Its never worked. Doctors wont give me anything...

  52. Depression without being depressed???
    ... bout with mononucleosis where I was switched from Prozac to Effexor (which incidently put 37 lbs on me in 6...
    ... had done more to remove the fog of depression than prozac . Prozac seemed to just cover it up but the underlinening...

  53. mood stabilzers
    ... medication to help with my mood swings. I was also using Prozac , Effexor, Lexapro and Wellbutrin. I have recently...

  54. Too shy?
    ... a problem about it. Anyway, I got put on SSRIs ( Prozac at that time) and anxiety medication (Buspar) and ... they really did help tremedously. I've taken the Prozac almost continuously since then. I've switched around...

  55. im new here
    ... the lexapro.what is lexapro please, i have taken prozac and seroxat but they did not make any difference...
    ... QUOTE=ian k]what is lexapro please, i have taken prozac and seroxat but they did not make any difference ... recluse. Lexapro is a serotonin uptaker, is in the prozac family, I used to take celexa before I couldn't afford...

  56. When does counseling start helping?
    ... her for a few more weeks. I just upped my dose of prozac to 30 mgs, and the way I feel now, it's not helping...

  57. Needing some support and don't know where to go!
    ... on various anti depressants over the years Lustral, Prozac and Citalopram, I never felt any better on them except...

  58. treatment w/o ssri's?
    ... try something natural w/o side effects bc i was on prozac waaaaaaaaaaay back and it didnt help me and i got...

  59. Side Effects of Cymbalta
    ... bad headaches. I've heard Cymbalta is a cousin of Prozac ...which I couldn't take. It kept me awake all the...
    ... read that Cymbalta is closer to Effexor -- but the Prozac connection is often made because it is developed by ... the same company that created Prozac ....

  60. Anti-Depressants that can help with fatigue and tiredness?
    ... I took Prozac for about 5 years and as it is one of the more "stimulating ... I am now on Cymbalta (Duloxetine, a "cousin" of Prozac ) and it seems to be the same way. Good luck - I...
    ... level gets too high. I have taken Elavil, Paxil, Prozac , Zoloft, and Wellbutrin with good results. The Elavil ... t take it early enough in the evening. The Paxil, Prozac , and Zoloft worked well for the general depression...
    ... take an anti depressant. I tried a generic form of prozac , and on about day 4 I felt that I was losing my mind...
    ... time of the day i took it, but everyone is different. prozac and zoloft were more stimulating. at night i never...

  61. Depakote for depression?
    ... for depression in the past to be taken together with prozac . I am not bipolar. My doctor told me that the prozac...

  62. What NOT to say to a depressed person
    ... got this memory in my head. When I first went on Prozac , years ago (it didn't "take"), one of my friends confided ... that her roommate took Prozac . Someone else in the conversation said, "Well, hide...

  63. Does depression really go away? -rant alert-
    ... help you you said? Have you tried any of the SSRI's? ( prozac , paxil, lexapro, zoloft, celexa, etc). I know with...

  64. Prozac
    ... Zoloft, Paxil, Effexor, Wellbutrin...and now I'm on Prozac 20mg. I've been on it now 2 months and I absolutely ... LOVE it. Prozac has changed my life for the better and am now ME again...
    ... I took Prozac after many trials of other Anti-Depressants: Zoloft ... , Trazadone, Pamelore, Effexor. Prozac is the only one that really worked for me and finally ... a drug called "Cymbalta (Duloxetine), a cousin of Prozac (Fluoxetine). I would say to give the Prozac a...
    ... My friends mother took prozac and it helped her quite a bit. She had severe depression ... s that are so bad they outweigh the good effects, prozac is pretty safe....
    ... does prozac cause weight gain? I am seriously considering it...
    ... i've been on prozac (fluoxitine accually) for over a year now. and i...
    ... Hellloo! prozac REALLY helped with my depression before i was really...
    ... :) Yes!!! I took Prozac when it was first approved by the FDA back in the ... other antidepressants and they worked to a degree, but prozac had a dramatic effect on me - after a week or two ... life, and didn't know what it felt like until I took Prozac . Suddenly I felt like ME, instead of a bag of symptoms ... Paxil, other SSRI's, because I had side effects from Prozac - appetite loss (which led to weight loss, not that ... of people that reacts negatively to something, but Prozac is a popular drug for a reason - it has improved a...
    ... medical conditions. Be sure that the doctor giving you Prozac knows about the other meds because Prozac highly inhibits...
    ... I'm on Prozac and it's helped a lot. I used to have no motivation ... person. I know I am a better wife and mother now. Prozac can cause weight changes. It's actually used in treating...
    ... HI everybody! I have been on Prozac for over 10 years and started it with great results ... now I feel like I've sort of lost myself....I think Prozac is safe, my suggestion is to work with a great doctor...
    ... HI everybody! I have been on Prozac for over 10 years and started it with great results ... change over time, for whatever reason (he mentioned Prozac specifically - so your post caught my eye). So if...
    ... side effects or any other bad side effects? Does prozac help anxiety? I am about to give up my anxiety is...
    ... side effects or any other bad side effects? Does prozac help anxiety? I am about to give up my anxiety is ... so bad. prozac has made me more sexually active which is so cool...
    ... side effects or any other bad side effects? Does prozac help anxiety? I am about to give up my anxiety is ... few months, until I felt stable, and then started on Prozac & all that other stuff. It sounds like you need something...

  65. Any Experiences With Cymbalta??
    ... puts me on it or if I win out and maybe go back to prozac , which agreed with me several years ago. Good luck...
    ... Anyone else having this effect? I am on 30 mg 2x/day. Prozac is my "base" ad, took it on and off for several years ... tired. Lexapro did nothing, and wellbutrin along with prozac didn't seem to help any. The WORST one was Zyprexa...
    ... B12 and Folic together> help some people as good as prozac does. DHEA St. John's Wort and Ginseng...

  66. Wellbutrin Side Effects?
    ... sensitive to others . I experienced weight loss on prozac but not on wellbutrin or any other medications so...

  67. My Wife, Depression and Prozac
    ... It sounds like maybe the prozac is not doing the total job in helping with her depression...

  68. Duloxetine for Depression Anyone??
    ... Depression since my 20's (I am 35 now) and have been on Prozac for the past 3 years. I went to the Doctor last ... week because the Prozac didn't seem to be helping anymore. He switched me...
    ... better. I have been on the Cymbalta (and off the Prozac ) now for 13 days.........I am also feeling pretty...

  69. which SSRI ?
    ... anyone have any thoughts on which one to go for. Prozac , paxil and effexor are out. So the choice is celexa...

  70. Depression causing me not to work
    ... to stop b/c i had horrible vivid dreams every nite~ Prozac was awful, wellbutrin did nothing for me,remeron made...

  71. Are we considered 'mentally ill' ?
    ... chemical imbalance in the brain and that's why we take prozac or whatever, much as we would take aspirin for a more...

  72. .. can anyone help me ..
    ... a bit weird and tired but its not too bad. i tried prozac and paxil and they were HORRIBLE!! zoloft worked for...

  73. depressed/pms ???
    ... Cymbalta 60mg a day, and I feel better then I ever did on Prozac . It makes me feel hungry all the time and have gained...
    ... Cymbalta 60mg a day, and I feel better then I ever did on Prozac . It makes me feel hungry all the time and have gained...

  74. that did NOT go well...
    ... I gained weight while on prozac and it took forever to get the weight off. I finally...

  75. Wellbutrin/ Pros & Cons
    ... any comments you may have on this. I have been on Prozac for many years(currently on 50mg). It has worked...
    ... Hi. I took prozac for years, and it stopped working for me, also. I...