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  1. 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...

  2. Anti Depressant, Easy way out?
    ... doctors for 10 years now who keep wanting her to take Prozac or Paxil, etc. Why? At first it was because her husband ... by saying she'd "be sorry" if she didn't take the Prozac ! Then later a Paxil recommendation because she...

  3. Cymbalta
    ... along with me better and I them. It works better than Prozac did for me in the past. I am happy that I decided...

  4. ST JOHN'S WORT for Depression Instead
    ... prescribe St. John's wort extract 8 times more often than Prozac !! :) These doctors are knowledgeable about both...
    ... easier to find out what is in SJW than it is what is in Prozac and Paxil. And what is in Them causes side effects...
    ... easier to find out what is in SJW than it is what is in Prozac and Paxil. Actually, the ingredients in all prescription...

  5. Just wanted to say....
    ... different. I will probably give good old-fashioned prozac a try, since it seems to help a lot of people. Did...

  6. Depression, here is my story
    ... 17 years ago,I was put on 20mg prozac and my Doctor took me off it 1 year ago. During the ... Prozac years, I did very well on this drug for the most part ... down the road. Wellbrutin was added to the 60 mgs of Prozac . I was depressed as ever, so my Doctor took me off ... the prozac and wellbrutin a year ago. I was then put on Effexlor...
    ... Am I understanding you right in that you were on Prozac for some number of years, then the depression started...
    ... 17 years ago,I was put on 20mg prozac and my Doctor took me off it 1 year ago. During the ... Prozac years, I did very well on this drug for the most part ... down the road. Wellbrutin was added to the 60 mgs of Prozac . I was depressed as ever, so my Doctor took me off ... the prozac and wellbrutin a year ago. I was then put on Effexlor...
    ... I was on the prozac for 16 yrs. I was a guinea pig..Started taking the...

  7. I'm not sure what I can do.
    ... board about books... I've tried Effexor, Celexa, Prozac , Zoloft, etc. Most SSRI's if memory serves. All of...

  8. Does anyone else feel like this...
    ... i did start feeling better yeah, im taking 20mg prozac daily and my thoughts are more positive but it took...

  9. Lexapro? Anyone even heard of this drug?
    ... have found that the Lexapro works so much better than Prozac . I was severely depressed when I was using Prozac...

  10. please help me
    ... anyone can help me at all. thanks. When I took Prozac (two different times), the doctor told me it wasn ... going to start working until about 6 weeks into it. Prozac is a drug that needs to build up in your body before...
    ... When I took Prozac (two different times), the doctor told me it wasn ... going to start working until about 6 weeks into it. Prozac is a drug that needs to build up in your body before...
    ... t think that nothing is going to work just because Prozac didn't. There are literally dozens of other choices...

  11. Just started on Prozac
    ... hi hun im 17 and yes depressed taking prozac !! (20 mg) also been to counselling! which im still...
    ... with me. My stepdad doesn't like that I'm taking Prozac - says that my creative side will be lost - Has anyone...
    ... with me. My stepdad doesn't like that I'm taking Prozac - says that my creative side will be lost - Has anyone...
    ... diagnosed. Friday night was odd... I'd been on the prozac for two days by then... and I was feeling mellow,...
    ... and im glad they did! the first day after taking the prozac (same dose as u) i felt fine really fine, then all...
    ... This might sound wierd but my mom takes prozac for years and she ABSOLUTELY LOVES IT. She says though...

  12. So confused, I know someone here can help
    ... years now. I tried several AD's with no luck, paxil, prozac , wellbutrin, celexa, zoloft, and finally effexor xr...
    ... years now. I tried several AD's with no luck, paxil, prozac , wellbutrin, celexa, zoloft, and finally effexor xr...
    ... diagnosed with bipolar II as a result of my reaction to prozac ....lamictal has been a life saver...its classified...
    ... diagnosed with bipolar II as a result of my reaction to prozac ....lamictal has been a life saver...its classified...

  13. Cymbalta???
    ... chronic then terminal illness of my child. I liked prozac too but it made me sleepy. So far the only side effects ... it for a while longer, if not then I'll go back to prozac . Good luck! :)...

  14. I like Effexor XL--am I the only one???
    ... depressant for that reason alone. I also did not gain on Prozac or Lexapro and wonder why so many woman say they gain...

  15. can't really take it anymore

  16. I need help ASAP, VERY worried!
    ... brand. Ive had luck with that. It has been compared to Prozac , btw. good luck...

  17. Please recommend a good A/D that helps anxiety and doesn't kill your libido
    ... remeron (zispin Uk) mirtazapine, I tried prozac and a bunch of self help stuff eg st johns and 5htp...
    ... i've been on zispin for 4days after coming off prozac and today i don't feel so drowsey! I have real vivid...

  18. prozac...
    ... I have been on and off Prozac for 10 years. I was very scared to take it at first ... Lorie is there anyone else whom has taken taken prozac and it helped? Looking for people with experience...
    ... I took prozac on and off for ten years. It worked great for me...
    ... Welbutrin 150mg doesnt work for me, Im going to ask for Prozac ...I haven't liked SSRIs much, but I hear a lot of ... good things about Prozac ....

  19. Questions @ new meds
    ... Hey everyone. I have been on prozac off and on for 10 years. I have tried several meds ... for my depression/anxiety and Prozac helped the most. After being on this so long it seemed...
    ... that I needed to give it another try. He said that Prozac was my comfort drug, since it worked and I have been...

  20. celexa symptom pls help!
    ... reacts to evrything! ive tried paxil, zoloft, celexa, prozac and celexas the only one i can handle although the...

  21. People who have taken prozac.....
    ... I was on prozac when I was first diagnosed and it did help- I had ... something else which didn't work and was put back on prozac for awhile again until it once again stopped working...
    ... I'm currently on Prozac . I love it, honestly, I have noticed such a huge difference ... a "normal" person. When I first started taking Prozac I had insomnia for about 3 weeks, but that eventually ... and I have absolutely NO side effects anymore. Prozac is also used in treating Bulimia, and although I'm ... noticed a HUGE difference with my appitite while taking Prozac . I no longer feel the urge to eat unless I'm hungry ... not feel emotions fully. I have none of that with prozac , I feel completely normal, minus the depression. ...
    ... prozac is the only anti depressant ive taken and i can say...
    ... I just started Prozac , I'm on day 2 of 10mg. I have tried zoloft, paxil ... and wellbutrin. All had bad side effects. So far on prozac i'm a little sleepy after i take my dose in the morning ... see if it will work. I will be pretty discouraged if prozac doesn't because i'm running out of options with meds...
    ... People who have taken prozac can you please tell me of your experiences? I went ... to my psychatrist and he put me on 10mg of prozac ...I asked him not to at first because I have heard ... like!!!), lexapro, paxil and effexor...do u think prozac could be a lifesaver or make me crazier? Thanks. ... I have taken prozac for over 10 years off and on. I have tried several ... other drugs without luck. I was very reluctant to try prozac , it was a life saver for me. I had to give it time...
    ... sahmom2, let me know how it goes with the prozac ...and to everyone thanks for the reply's keep em coming...

  22. Trying life without ADs, losing weight gained while on ADs... fighting depression...
    ... days AD-free now. The first few years I was on Prozac and had no complaints. Unfortunately it stopped working...
    ... days AD-free now. The first few years I was on Prozac and had no complaints. Unfortunately it stopped working...
    ... None of the SSRI's ( ie Zoloft, Luvox, Paxil , Prozac , Lexapro , Celexa) seemed to have made any difference...
    ... None of the SSRI's ( ie Zoloft, Luvox, Paxil , Prozac , Lexapro , Celexa) seemed to have made any difference...
    ... days AD-free now. The first few years I was on Prozac and had no complaints. Unfortunately it stopped working...
    ... of it. There may be information about this at the Prozac Truth site. I also wonder if my digestion has been...
    ... died not long afterwards so I got on a low dose of Prozac ...mainly for panic attacks and depression. I haven ... 't had Prozac since Fri (10mg) and I'm hoping to stay off for good...
    ... died not long afterwards so I got on a low dose of Prozac ...mainly for panic attacks and depression. I haven ... 't had Prozac since Fri (10mg) and I'm hoping to stay off for good...
    ... and sometimes I'm such a witch!! I have been off Prozac for almost 3 weeks now and, like you, the irritability...
    ... to try to live my life with AD's. I started with Prozac about 10 years ago, and when that stopped working...
    ... need to go back on something then I might try the prozac again. :) Do you guys know if prozac makes you...
    ... None of the SSRI's ( ie Zoloft, Luvox, Paxil , Prozac , Lexapro , Celexa) seemed to have made any difference...
    ... need to go back on something then I might try the prozac again. :) Do you guys know if prozac makes you ... sweating on Effexor! (Among all the other side effects). Prozac was the very first AD I was ever on 10+ years ago...
    ... days AD-free now. The first few years I was on Prozac and had no complaints. Unfortunately it stopped working...
    ... similar...I've always had a depression problem, went on Prozac around 1996 until 2004, gained about 30 pounds, grew...
    ... similar...I've always had a depression problem, went on Prozac around 1996 until 2004, gained about 30 pounds, grew...
    ... about "bad" decisions. I initially starting taking Prozac during my engagement to my ex-husband. I knew deep ... listening to my inner voice, and to calm it, I went on Prozac . After five years of disappointment and frustration ... , I went off Prozac , to see how I really felt. I used to joke about Prozac ... regreted it. I firmly believe had I not taken the Prozac that I would have called off the wedding. What's...
    ... about "bad" decisions. I initially starting taking Prozac during my engagement to my ex-husband. I knew deep ... listening to my inner voice, and to calm it, I went on Prozac . After five years of disappointment and frustration ... , I went off Prozac , to see how I really felt. I used to joke about Prozac ... regreted it. I firmly believe had I not taken the Prozac that I would have called off the wedding. What's...
    ... hormones. "While pharmaceutical companies have marketed Prozac , Zoloft, Paxil and Luvox as 'selective' for serotonin...

  23. Question for Prozac users???
    ... NOTHING? Until recently, I never thought it was the Prozac , but after talking to some people, found out that ... in fact... Prozac does cause weight gain and they said no matter how...
    ... I have been on Prozac for 10 years and I to have gained significant weight ... bad panic attacks and the thought of coming off the Prozac was scary to me also.. I have been off of it for a ... Wellbutrin Xl. I will try that and see how it does. Prozac became my comfort drug and I feel like over all these ... question is: Is anyone out there that has been on Prozac for a long stretch of time, and it does help you, ... The reason behind my question is that I have been on Prozac many years, I have depression, OCD, and really bad ... Anxiety. Prozac has been a life-saver and helped tremendously....BUT ... dilema is finding and anti-D that works as good as Prozac but doesn't have the weight gain side effect. I...
    ... Hmmmm I have been on Prozac almost 9 years. Though I have been fluctuating with...
    ... this up next visit. Hopefully I can get rid of the Prozac security blanket. Thanks, Kellyann[/FONT]...

  24. Anyone know???
    ... but she gave me Paxil...didn't do anything and then Prozac which actually helped out a lot. I just quit taking...
    ... Prozac which actually helped out a lot. I just quit taking...

  25. Looking for--- AVA11---you still in here?
    ... you remember me? We use to talk about or exp. on Prozac ...Holler at me and let me know how things are going ... with you on Prozac ..and i will let you know how im doing on Prozac.....

  26. Prozac??????weight Gain?????
    ... I've been on Prozac 20mg for 7 1/2 months and have noticed a 15lb. weight ... gain. Has anyone gained weight from Prozac or lost it? I have talked to my Dr. and he said that ... Prozac helps you lose and doesnot make you gain weight and ... and they said the same thing people lose not gain on Prozac ..I havent changed any eating habbits ive done the...
    ... been bunches of discussions about weight gain when on prozac on this board. Yes and Yes many who have taken prozac ... the weight begain to come off. I had been off the prozac for about a year or so before taking the diet pills...
    ... I have been on Prozac for years ang got the same from my doc about how you ... are suppose to lose weight, not gain on Prozac . Recently from talking to others on Prozac I found...
    ... i too have been on prozac for quite a while. 6 years and have gained a lot of ... gained a significant amount of weight. i am getting off prozac as i want to see how i do with out meds, unfortunately...

  27. Antidepressant Representation in the Media
    ... deciding upon drug treatment. If you're interested, the Prozac Truth website has good info on this. Has everyone...

  28. Is anyone helped by their meds?
    ... going as one will finally give you relief.I tried prozac a few times, but it always quit working after awhile...

  29. WHO here has had "success" being off meds
    ... vicious cycle again. In the past I had taken Zoloft, Prozac , Pamelor, everything under the sun it seems. Things...

  30. anyone hear of a new antidepressant out or coming out by Nov.??
    ... market just a few weeks ago? It replaces their old Prozac drug which is useless to them right now as the patent...

  31. Is it really a chemical imbalance or is it situational depression?
    ... affect your metabolism and your liver. I think the Prozac Truth website provides information on this. I'm Sandalla...
    ... I have a book right in front of me ("Better than Prozac ") written by a neuroscientist who does alot of work...

  32. Fun with Wellbutrin
    ... New to this...I've been on Wellbutrin 150 mg and prozac 40 mg for 2-3 years now...i feel stable but numb to...
    ... New to this...I've been on Wellbutrin 150 mg and prozac 40 mg for 2-3 years now...i feel stable but numb to...

  33. Depression & Anxiety
    ... with dsythimia and has given me a prescription for Prozac . I have been avoiding taking any meds for awhile ... problem in conjunction with depression or found that Prozac works to ease this type of problem as well? I would...
    ... really appreciate it! Since I am just a week into Prozac , I am heavily considering stopping given the advice ... sometimes. The recent change in my attitude toward trying Prozac was when I realized that I was really bringing other...
    ... really appreciate it! Since I am just a week into Prozac , I am heavily considering stopping given the advice ... sometimes. The recent change in my attitude toward trying Prozac was when I realized that I was really bringing other...

  34. Starting Lexapro...weight gain?
    ... less weight gain than do some of its relatives (i.e. prozac ). Is this true?...
    ... less weight gain than do some of its relatives (i.e. prozac ). Is this true? I have been taking Lexapro for over...
    ... lexapro? The only other one I've ever been on is Prozac . I liked it, but I'm hoping I'll like the lexapro...

  35. new med thread
    ... on meds for 6 yrs. i am slowly taking myself off of prozac , and for 3 nights i haven't taken my trazadone. (probably...
    ... Medically, there is nothing wrong with coming off your Prozac and Trazadone at the same time (according to my doctor ... off the Trazadone. Also, the weaning process for Prozac is different. I guess I am just trying to say that...
    ... into the back yard. No thoughts, no emotions , nada . Prozac was similar but Lex not only made me just sorta foggy...

  36. Anger after coming off meds!!
    ... I've been off Prozac for 8 weeks and still feel like this. Wonder how...

  37. Pamelor + zoloft, or pamelor+ wellbutrin?
    ... serious adverse side effects. The only two ssri's or prozac type meds that can be used safely with pamelar are...

  38. Just want someone to listen....
    ... bipolar in 97. At first they had me on Lithium and Prozac . Then to Prozac only. Then to Lexapro only, then to...

  39. zoloft-done with it
    ... the zoloft didn't seem to work, I'd try another one. Prozac I think. And then Celexa and so on and so on. I...

  40. Anxious at bedtime - how do you cope?
    ... want to go on another drug or do a combo. I've tried Prozac , Zoloft and Paxil and they all screwed me up with...

  41. Fed up with meds
    ... thing myself as i have been on ad's for 6 yrs. mostly prozac , but i too have tried all the ssri's and even some ... out of the ssri's. i am tapering off prozac VERY slowly. i heard if you go off these types cold ... how you are feeling. as for me... i was on 30 mgs of prozac and every month i am cutting it down by 5.. i am on...
    ... effects. As for lovemyway, I know that tapering off prozac slowly is a long and trying process. I pray that everything...
    ... thought I was freaking out and never took another ), Prozac ( zommmmbie time), Celexa , Lexapro ( huge appetite...

  42. Prozac And Tiredness
    ... My doctor told me that prozac is one of the antidepressant that would make one rather...

  43. Lexapro - Sensitive to light .. changing meds.
    ... real hassle. So I told my doc and she switched me to Prozac and Trazodone. Has anyone else felt sensitive to...

  44. Why do my AD's stop working?
    ... getting so frustrated. Last september my GP put me on Prozac , I was really depressed (PTSD) and had attempted suicide ... attempted suicide again and then she had to admit the Prozac wasn't helping and switched me. So March I started ... I felt a zillion times better than I ever did on Prozac , I was actually happy and functioning, I went on holiday...

  45. Antidepressants and Weight Gain -- Need your stories
    ... past 10 years. The first couple of years I was on Prozac . It's the only one that I didn't have any side effects...
    ... I've been on Prozac , Paxil, Celexa, Trazadone, Welbutrin, Topomax, Ritalin ... know I'm leaving some out... all of these except the Prozac were in some kind of combination with others.... ...

  46. Anyone taking Cymbalta??
    ... been on it for about a month so it worked faster than Prozac ever did. My side effects are insomnia, some weight ... told me if I still lose weight, she may switch to Prozac . I really don't want to that because I feel really...

  47. Lexapro withdraws
    ... but it can make things worse.. i am getting off of prozac after 6 yrs, and i am doing it really, really slowly...

  48. Does Anyone Here Take Trazadone??
    ... when I was 5 months pregnant.I was put on a syrup prozac as the didn't have a 5mg dose in pill form.But I was ... can't find any to work for any period.I have been on prozac off and on for about 4 years, wellbutrin,trazadone...

  49. Getting Off Prozac
    ... is concerned 39.I don't remember having to decrease prozac before.I just stopped taking it.As to having children...
    ... I am trying to get off of prozac been on it for 6 years, and I am wanting to have children ... is why I am feeling my depression, I am doing the prozac thing very slowly.. I was on 30 mgs, and I am cutting ... doing a great job of managing your "weaning" off of prozac . Remember, even if you are weaning slowly your body ... affects of not having it in your sytem. You have had prozac in your body for a long time...6 years. Now, it is...

  50. New medication called Cymbalta
    ... been on it for about a month so it worked faster than Prozac ever did. My side effects are insomnia, some weight ... told me if I still lose weight, she may switch to Prozac . I really don't want to that because I feel really...

  51. Change in meds = increased depression?
    ... Paxil, Zoloft, Luvox ( one day - terrible reaction), Prozac , Celexa , Lexapro and now back to Celexa -20mgs at...

  52. lost
    ... depression. When I began college, I was placed on 20mg of Prozac which seemed to help improve my outlook and moods ... through Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, as well as had my Prozac dosage increased to 40mg. I am now 25 years old, and...

  53. Zoloft vs. Wellbrutrin
    ... work well for panic and anxiety with the exception of prozac cuz i think it might be just to activating. Anyway...

  54. Should I take pills "for fun"?
    ... doctor. That's not always true. My doctor prescribed Prozac for me, and I took just one pill of the "starting...

  55. Please help! Effexor xr=weight gain?!?!
    ... likely to cause weight gain. Effexor, Wellbutrin and Prozac often cause (slight) weight loss....
    ... likely to cause weight gain. Effexor, Wellbutrin and Prozac often cause (slight) weight loss. It depends on...

  56. SICK of being depressed!
    ... now and nothing helps. This is after switching to Prozac , Effexor and one other I can't remember-they either...
    ... tried it one time and it was when I was comming off Prozac and then my doctor took me off everything, so I can...
    ... now and nothing helps. This is after switching to Prozac , Effexor and one other I can't remember-they either...

  57. Sleeping Tablets and AD's
    ... I used to take valium and stilnox together with prozac and depakote. There isn't much interference though...

  58. Cymbalta
    ... cr to cymbalta today! Cymbalta is the brand new " prozac " or rather antidepressant from the evil Lilly corporation ... :) Their patent for prozac just expired so they had to upgrade. Supposedly some...
    ... reason at all. it seems to get effects faster then prozac ever did for me. it is helping with pain that i have...

  59. new here and 1st day on wellbutrin XL
    ... one I have been on in 10 years. Back then I tried Prozac for a couple months. I also tried A zoloft and it ... something else. I think zoloft. Before that she was on prozac for years, and if she didn't take it whithin a few...
    ... for years and even then it was only 1 , 1 time and prozac for a couple months like a year -2 later. But I'll...
    ... unique to coming off SSRI's such as Citalopram or Prozac . I only call them head zaps because that is what...

  60. Feeling Good Handbook by Burns
    ... none of them had any effect whatsoever, except for Prozac which worked sporadically about 3-4 times a week,...

  61. Paxil-cr 12mg
    ... remember when i went off.. doctor had me actually take prozac until paxil was out of my system.. than i quit taking ... prozac .. ( prozac was used to mask withdrawl symptoms.. ) worked great...

  62. anyone taking nortriptyline (pamelor) ???
    ... right away, unlike many of the ssri type meds like prozac . The side effects from pamelar that i experienced...

  63. Lamictal...It's working
    ... Hi Everyone Ok I have (mild Bi Polar 2) Am on Prozac 40mg & started Lamictal 50 mgs 1 month ago. The dose...

  64. THAT'S IT ! No more Lexapro for me
    ... been on AD's for the past 10 years -- I started with Prozac , which is the only one I didn't have any problems...

  65. Does it happen to you too?
    ... I'm not one to tell someone to go running for the prozac , so I tend to consider that stuff as a last resort...
    ... I'm not one to tell someone to go running for the prozac , so I tend to consider that stuff as a last resort...

  66. few small questions
    ... hi Been taking prozac for 2-3 weeks and already i feel fantastic before...
    ... and they arent 3 weeks long. Forget the Stigma of " prozac " and all the other meds. If you knew how many people...

  67. Zoloft?
    ... and the doc casually prescribes it. I have been on prozac , celexa, paxil, and lexapro - through my psychiatrist...
    ... Zoloft made me want to kill myself, so I had to go on Prozac . I then became hyperactive and anorexic, so we moved...

  68. People on anti depressant med/anti anxiety
    ... different kinds over the years (Zoloft, Wellbutrin, Prozac , Paxil, Lexapro and Effexor) and none of them made...

  69. Side effects of effexor
    ... Effexor, unfortunately. It is also common with Paxil, Prozac and other SSRIs. One thing some people do is to add...
    ... Effexor, unfortunately. It is also common with Paxil, Prozac and other SSRIs. One thing some people do is to add...

  70. Anyone ever take (clomipramine) (anafranil)
    ... it with those "zaps" now i am trying to get off of prozac and i am doing it extremely slowly......

  71. lithium for severe depression/axiety (no Bipolar disorder)
    ... stabilized so I rarely take it). In the past I've been on Prozac , Paxil, and Wellbutrin. Does anyone have any similar...

  72. I'm worthless!
    ... putting things off. I did start a small dose of prozac around the time I went back to school and that helped...

  73. prozac
    ... I have been on prozac for about a month. The first 3 weeks I had bad insomnia ... just now starting to feel better. I have heard that prozac can take up to 8 weeks to get the full anti depressant...
    ... I was on prozac for about the past 5 months and had noticed terrible...
    ... yes this is a common side effect. i have been on prozac for 6 years, and am now trying to get off of it very...

  74. does lexapro cause weight gain?
    ... concerned about the weight side efect. I was on Prozac and gained 10 lbs and I was on zoloft and gained about...
    ... Lexapro. My advice if you dont want to gain weight: Try Prozac ....

  75. Prozac Weekly 90mg?
    ... Yes, I am now taking the prozac weekly. I dont really notice any difference. just...