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  1. how long for withdrawls?
    ... sure about the med you were taking but i've been off prozac for about 2 weeks and my head is pounding.. i never...

  2. Wellbutrin
    ... someone can help answer a question for me. I was on Prozac , Buspar and Desyrel for several years. I discovered...
    ... someone can help answer a question for me. I was on Prozac , Buspar and Desyrel for several years. I discovered...

  3. prozac withdrawl symptoms...
    ... I tried prozac for a while, and found it not to be the right thing ... usually take for all this to go back to normal? I heard prozac stays in your system for a while..... thanks guys ... :) Iss Prozac worked for me. I was on it for several years. My Neurologis ... I later realized I do need the AD and I think the Prozac and the others worked the best for me. I was put on...

  4. What now...
    ... after awhile of taking them. She then ended up on Prozac and is still having problems because nobody recognized ... the original cause of the diet pills....now with the Prozac and occational use of sleeping pills (she had developed...

  5. Wellbutrin type of antidepressants ?
    ... 150mg 2x's per day. It helped sooooo much. Unlike prozac or elivil (sp??) which made the depression worse!...
    ... SSRI's do not work for me at all. The times I tried Prozac it felt like someone was playing a cruel joke on me...

  6. anti-depressants/tired
    ... What meds exactly? SSRIs like Prozac , Zoloft or Paxil are commonly known for lethargy,...
    ... long have u been taking your AD'S ? Ive been on prozac for about 7 weeks now and initially was exhaused but...
    ... but that eventually went away. Zoloft, Paxil and Prozac are all in the same class, they are SSRI's. Which...

  7. Why CBT doesn't seem to be helping me
    ... and, in turn, my depression. Of course, I'm sure the Prozac may be playing a small role :), as well as the fact...

  8. Can you ever stop taking meds?
    ... johns wort and in trials it has stood up well against prozac , in germany doctors prescribe st johns 25 times more...

  9. Buspar anyone??
    ... sounded pretty good. Low side affects compared to Prozac which i am taking now. It also makes me feel tired...
    ... sounded pretty good. Low side affects compared to Prozac which i am taking now. It also makes me feel tired...
    ... personally am thinking it will work better than the prozac im currently taking... Am tired all day long :(...
    ... be able to tolerate any anti d's in my opinion prozac is the devils seed, I appreciate it is amazing for...
    ... wondering what remeron was. Thanks for posting! Prozac isn't to great for me either.. I want off! THanks...

  10. should I try another ad?
    ... Thanks Mack. I started taking Prozac 10 mg about three weeks ago I'm happy to say I haven ... s in the past and was a bit skeptical about taking Prozac at all. Now I'm wondering if it would be beneficial...
    ... taking Klonopin, as well? I was afraid of trying Prozac after the horrible problems I had with Lexapro and...
    ... taking Klonopin, as well? I was afraid of trying Prozac after the horrible problems I had with Lexapro and ... days, then try the full one again. I'm glad the Prozac is working for you, a lot of people say they did good ... one is going to work & which one is not. Give the prozac a few weeks yet, a lot of them don't kick in fully...
    ... I also just took half a pill when I first started Prozac . I figure it's better to be safe than sorry. I've...
    ... I also just took half a pill when I first started Prozac . I figure it's better to be safe than sorry. I've...
    ... taking Klonopin, as well? I was afraid of trying Prozac after the horrible problems I had with Lexapro and ... works for you. Keep me posted. Kris, how is the prozac working now? Are you up to a higher dose yet? Just...

  11. prozac and panic
    ... Leslie, I also take Prozac for now mild depression. Personally, I don't think ... bed in the morning, it doesn't seem to me that the Prozac is helping you very much. Also, do you have...

  12. Remeron alert. If you're thinking about taking it read this!!!
    ... antidepressant(especially an SSRI including poplular Prozac and Zoloft) please be aware of POTENTIALLY harmful...
    ... remember correctly they have said in the past that Prozac has been blamed for suicides in people. So I believe...

  13. The "Rules" of depression
    ... like I have it all the time. Of course, I'm taking Prozac right now, which I think has helped me to some degree...

  14. Wellbutrin or Lexapro?
    ... went on wellbutrin few years ago when i was taking prozac ....was having sexual problems and heard it helped...

  15. Prozac-are these side effects??
    ... Ive been taking prozac for nearly 4 weeks now and feel generally worse than...
    ... Neil, I, too, am taking Prozac for depression. Though I have also experienced a little ... better ( a little more optimistic, etc.). If the Prozac seems to be causing you to feel worse than you did...

  16. The inevitable has happened
    ... I have been on prozac but had an allergic reaction so I cant take ssri's...
    ... Although you were allergic to prozac , doesn't mean there aren't other AD's that you may...
    ... properly for a year (i blame this on the legacy of prozac ) until 2 days ago when I started Zispin I think you...

  17. Celexa
    ... But generally I have been satisfied with the drug. Prozac worked several years ago, but Paxil had too many side...
    ... went up to 60mg or not, but I eventually switched to Prozac . Though be warned that netiher Prozac or Effexor ... at all for me. I definitely went up to 60 or 80 on Prozac and 150 on Effexor, and stayed there for a few months...

  18. Is it in my head or is it the meds???
    ... .. took it again for a few weeks, than was put on prozac .. before i went on the prozac i did not take the paxil ... which really got me thinking... than i started the prozac and it worked kinda the same as the paxil, but kinda...
    ... I've been on the prozac for about 3 weeks and i guess I should just give it...

  19. HGH helped my depression
    ... benefits are amazing. Maybe it's just me. I tried Paxil, Prozac , Stelazine, Elavil and none of them worked as well...
    ... benefits are amazing. Maybe it's just me. I tried Paxil, Prozac , Stelazine, Elavil and none of them worked as well...
    ... benefits are amazing. Maybe it's just me. I tried Paxil, Prozac , Stelazine, Elavil and none of them worked as well...

  20. Please answer ASAP
    ... the nausea for about 3 weeks and then came off the prozac I think its common with SSRI's speak to your doc if...

  21. Depression and tiredness!!
    ... without zoloft and l-tyrosine, i would sleep all day!! prozac , zoloft, wellbutrin and effexor are the most stimulating...
    ... without zoloft and l-tyrosine, i would sleep all day!! prozac , zoloft, wellbutrin and effexor are the most stimulating...

  22. New to Lexapro from Zyprexa
    ... been treated for about 8 years on and off, have done Prozac and Wellbutrin both alone and in combo. I stopped...

  23. Is psycho ward the only option for me?
    ... to other, so far I have had no sides but last time prozac was a nightmare get yourself better dont try and...

  24. Lexapro vs. Effexor
    ... wellbutrin is the only thing that ever worked for me..tried prozac , zoloft, celexa and lexapro with no results...yet...

  25. No support from spouse
    ... just 'snap out of it' all by yourself. I was taking prozac last year and he did nothing but criticize me the...
    ... just 'snap out of it' all by yourself. I was taking prozac last year and he did nothing but criticize me the...

  26. Started Lexapro today...
    ... years I tried so many different anti*depressents, Prozac , Cipramil, Effexor and others, and they all had different...

  27. St Johns Warts for Depression?
    ... the side effects from Celexa, Elavil and the others. Prozac worked for me but killed my sex life. St. John's ... Wort works as well as Prozac for me without the side effects. Try it. It doesn...
    ... I tried because I had such bad side effects from prozac and I have to admit I think it worked for a while...

  28. Just started taking Effexor XR
    ... Withdrawl symptoms were a problem. I am now on prozac , having panic attacks and major anxiety. I never...
    ... withdrawal symptoms from stopping the Zoloft. I also took Prozac last year and it helped for a few months but I was...

  29. New user - Lexapro causing boils?
    ... just as good, lexapro is simply 1 of many SSRI or prozac type meds...

  30. is wellbutrin ok to take for anxiety
    ... but I've yet to find the perfect one. I've tried Prozac , Paxil, imipramine, Serzone, Effexor, and now Luvox...

  31. Anyone on Wellbuterin by itself?
    ... seemed to last 6 months. Then, he switched me to Prozac . That was the worst. I stopped it 2 weeks ago. ... does it work better in addition to another AD? After Prozac , I'm scared to death of side effects, so if it's known...
    ... seemed to last 6 months. Then, he switched me to Prozac . That was the worst. I stopped it 2 weeks ago. ... does it work better in addition to another AD? After Prozac , I'm scared to death of side effects, so if it's known...

  32. Prozac..Tremors and No Sex Drive
    ... Hello, MuffDiven :). I have never heard of Prozac that lasts all week...but then again, there are probably ... things that I have never heard of ;P. I am taking Prozac myself, and it has never caused me to experience what ... you describe. What dosage is this week-long Prozac capsule? If it's causing these unwanted side...

  33. Do anti-depressants work??
    ... ve taken in the past (I've been on Zoloft, Paxil, Prozac , Celexa, Lexapro, Wellbuterin, Effexor-I've almost...

  34. Wellbutrin while Preg??
    ... Wellbutrin, but for my second pregnancy I went on Prozac during the 2nd and 3rd trimester. Why I got so depressed ... biggest concern was that I don't breastfeed while on the Prozac , but I did not breastfeed either of my children so ... that was a non-issue for me. My Prozac baby is now 5 years old doing great!!!! I doubt that ... my taking the Prozac harmed him in any way....

  35. ZOLOFT and HMO Insurance
    ... allergic reaction, and a few years before that I tried Prozac and had several side effects. When I call Healthnet...

  36. Effexor-xr 225mg
    ... taking 300mg. effexor xr. daily and love it!! tried prozac , zoloft, serzone, lexapro..and the combo of wellbutrin...
    ... taking 300mg. effexor xr. daily and love it!! tried prozac , zoloft, serzone, lexapro..and the combo of wellbutrin...

  37. Really need support here
    ... tidepressants?, A drop in pulse rate? I am only on 20 mg prozac and have never had a pulse rate this low.I am also...
    ... tidepressants?, A drop in pulse rate? I am only on 20 mg prozac and have never had a pulse rate this low.I am also...

  38. prozac/anxiety
    ... I have been on prozac for about 3 weeks now. I am now having panic attacks...
    ... I was more anxious on Prozac than any other anti-depressant I was ever on. Try...

  39. unmotivated mom
    ... have a 5 year old son. i am currently taking 40mg of prozac and 150mg of wellbutrin sr (just started wellbutrin...
    ... have a 5 year old son. i am currently taking 40mg of prozac and 150mg of wellbutrin sr (just started wellbutrin...
    ... can tell you what works for me. (I am also on 40 mg Prozac ). I was evaluated for adult ADHD. Obviously I was...

  40. I'm feeling better OFF antidepressants!
    ... wasn't working and I was up 30 pounds. So, we tried Prozac and that made me so sick. I told my PDoc I just wanted ... to see what I'm like off them. He told me to quit Prozac cold turkey since I had only been on them a month...

  41. Remeron and weight question, please??
    ... put on Remeron last year as a combo with the 20mg of prozac that I have been taking for years, with no weight...

  42. First Post & lots of ?'s
    ... My first time here ~ OK, here goes...I was on Prozac for 13 years and it gradually stopped working ~ have ... I am currently on Ritalin LA 30mg, and will resume Prozac 20mg tomorrow, with Ativan as needed for panic attacks ... tx says I have a "very anxious depression". Aren't Prozac and Ritalin somewhat stimulating, thus increasing...

  43. In A Funk
    ... I am waiting for this depression to lift. I take prozac and trazadone and have been on them for a long time...

  44. Has anyone tried this / Controversy
    ... oversion/fear of ssri's (I had a real bad time with prozac ) I have recently started to take st johns wort and ... weeks for the effects to start Well I came off the prozac after about 4 weeks in my last bout of serious depression...
    ... oversion/fear of ssri's (I had a real bad time with prozac ) I have recently started to take st johns wort and ... weeks for the effects to start Well I came off the prozac after about 4 weeks in my last bout of serious depression...
    ... You need to understand that Prozac has a very long half life and it takes almost three ... at risk of Serotonin Syndrom and other issues. Prozac stays in your body for a long time. If you took 20mg ... of Prozac , I would wait three months, if you took more, it can ... take up to a year for Prozac and it's metabolites to clear your body. Be careful ... oversion/fear of ssri's (I had a real bad time with prozac ) I have recently started to take st johns wort and ... weeks for the effects to start Well I came off the prozac after about 4 weeks in my last bout of serious depression...
    ... the drug companies can command $120 for a bottle of prozac or $10 for a bootle of SJW. All I know is that...
    ... oversion/fear of ssri's (I had a real bad time with prozac ) I have recently started to take st johns wort and ... weeks for the effects to start Well I came off the prozac after about 4 weeks in my last bout of serious depression...
    ... about the relationship between the two, I was put on prozac last christmas after my family broke up, I wasnt feeling ... to chuffty but I was dealing with it ok then the prozac gave me real bad insomnia a week staright with about...
    ... about the relationship between the two, I was put on prozac last christmas after my family broke up, I wasnt feeling ... to chuffty but I was dealing with it ok then the prozac gave me real bad insomnia a week staright with about ... they do not have rehad for this addiction :) Prozac was my worst experience on meds and where I had the...

  45. severe case of S.A.D here...need ideas
    ... thing that worked for me. Qualified doc prescribed Prozac & Depakote, w/Eskalith CR (lithium) as needed. ...

  46. Is there anyone....
    ... from depression is a process. I am currently taking Prozac , and I have recieved therapy (including CBT--which...

  47. Im so scared
    ... didnt want to take anti depressants again because the prozac I took made me very very ill I disscussed that with...
    ... christmas last year and ended up having the shitty time on prozac and stopped going you know im really glad I have...

  48. Effexor-xr
    ... it, please talk to your doctor first. I am now on prozac for about 2 weeks. The anxiety is the worst part...
    ... to anti depressants as I didnt have a good time on prozac but listen people who are prescribed anti ds are in...
    ... drug in the book (including a nightmarish time on Prozac and Zoloft). I hope this helps!! :)...

  49. How did you become Depressed?
    ... cant seem to get past it. I Was on effexor, now on prozac . Sometimes I feel that I am never going to get better...
    ... wasn't until I started college that I was placed on Prozac for my depression. I was also involved in therapy ... me a lot. After about a year, I was weaned off of Prozac . Right now, a college graduate looking for work ... , I am back on Prozac . It seems to keep me in balance. I was also involved...

  50. effexor to prozac
    ... side effects. The dreams were scary. Now I am on Prozac 40mg a day. I have been taking it for about 2 weeks ... now. Any one have any comments on prozac ? i've been on a quite a few anti-depressants over ... the past ten years or so. prozac is the one i keep going back to, as it is the only ... a for me. i'm currently on a rather high dose of prozac - 100mg/day. i'm still depressed, but some of mine...

  51. I have three chronic diseases and I feel like I can't take it anymore
    ... medicines. They didn't work. I also tried Effexor XR and Prozac , both of which did not help. Here's my problem: I...

  52. Craving sweets...
    ... through the day should help...the book "potatoes not prozac " has really good meal plans. low carb like atkins...

  53. Do anxiety and depression go together?
    ... I know how you feel. Started with effexor. Now on prozac . I cant sleep. I panic when I go anywhere, get sick ... was crying all the time and very depressed. Now on prozac for 2 weeks. I am wondering if I will ever feel better...

  54. Paxil CR
    ... Now I'm on Prozac , and I've got no side effects, except a decreased ... anxiety. I'm gonna wait and see how I fell with the Prozac for awhile before I decide whether to take the Zanax...

  55. Help me please
    ... christmas very severe depression and was prescribed prozac which was very bad for me as it caused severe insomnia ... I really dont want to end up feeling like I did on prozac do I need councilling and where do I get it, please...

  56. new here and scared
    ... 6 months and it didnt do anything. i just started prozac again. im just drained. and scared. I was wondering...
    ... the gastroenteritis? Also, you say you just started Prozac & were on Lexapro. How long did you wean off the...
    ... the gastroenteritis? Also, you say you just started Prozac & were on Lexapro. How long did you wean off the ... this has anything do do with the lexapro. i was on prozac 5 yrs ago for anxiety and it worked great! then after ... 2 days ago. my psychiatrist told me to go right on prozac again to see if it works again for me. so i have had...

  57. When antidepressants don't work
    ... gained 30 pounds. I slowly weaned off Effexor into Prozac last month. The 10mg was doing nothing, so he switched ... antidepressant on the market. My PDoc told me to just stop Prozac since I'm on a capsul form, so I'm looking forward ... said I could do that, at least 2 weeks to let the Prozac out of my system. First he suggested something like...
    ... only one with which i've noticed any change has been prozac . i'm currently on 100/mg day. still not working ... the other medications. if you have only been taking prozac for several weeks, you probably won't experience withdrawal ... times and i've never once had withdrawal symptoms from prozac . 20mg is a really low dose. you might want to hang...
    ... only really had a chill pill! I'm decreasing the Prozac and am miserable. I cried and cried tonight for no...
    ... only really had a chill pill! I'm decreasing the Prozac and am miserable. I cried and cried tonight for no...

  58. I feel like I am having a midlife crises at 21...
    ... Into my freshmen year in college, I was placed on Prozac . I started to feel better. I felt less anxious and...

  59. New to Zoloft, - now questions?...
    ... and it didn't do anything for me. have you tried prozac ? i've been on all of the SSRI's and that's the one ... works the best for me. i'm currently on 100mg/day prozac and 4mg/day xanax. the prozac still isn't doing it...
    ... and it didn't do anything for me. have you tried prozac ? i've been on all of the SSRI's and that's the one ... works the best for me. i'm currently on 100mg/day prozac and 4mg/day xanax. the prozac still isn't doing it ... side effects (at least for me). I haven't tried prozac as this is my first time getting diagnosed to take...
    ... I haven't tried prozac as this is my first time getting diagnosed to take ... particular Zoloft. Does this affect woman also?? prozac was the first antidepressant i was on and pooped out...

  60. starting zoloft...what to expect
    ... major depression for 2 years now. tried effexor and prozac . i've on prozac for a year and have been very stable ... attacks and feeling depressed again... my psych said prozac may not be controlling my condition well enough.. ... left me since i was so stable for almost a year on prozac . sigh... wonder if i'd ever got over with depression...

  61. Can benzodiazepines be managed?
    ... counteracting the side effect of insomnia brought on from Prozac I took/take during the day. My psychiatrist (a...
    ... counteracting the side effect of insomnia brought on from Prozac I took/take during the day. My psychiatrist (a...

  62. fatigue
    ... shown I have perfect health. I'm currently trying Prozac after a bad (disastrous) reaction to another anti ... decided to give drugs another go, but I haven't been on Prozac long enough to know if it's working. If your son tries...

  63. Effectiveness of Effexor
    ... t do a thing for me... i'm currently on 100 mg/day prozac and 4mg/day xanax....

  64. weight loss drug linked with drug for depression?
    ... the same thing as SSRI's...antidepressants such as prozac and effexor...as in it causes an increase in the release...

  65. People on Lexapro please read
    ... Doc said it would go away after awhile, but I was on Prozac before this and the sexual side effects never went...
    ... Doc said it would go away after awhile, but I was on Prozac before this and the sexual side effects never went...

  66. Zoloft Withdrawal is HELL!
    ... came across some very interesting information on the " Prozac Truth" website that backs up this theory of medications ... random mood swings, anxiety and depression, etc. The Prozac Truth site then goes on to recomend colon, liver and...
    ... losing weight so she saw her doctor. He prescribed PROZAC , said it would help her lose weight and had several ... nurses on it for that very reason. I told her the Prozac *might* help her lose weight initially, but she could...
    ... imbalance that can't be helped(or proven) thus the prozac nation. Seems like they forget about the stresses...

  67. PLEASE list the med you are on and if you gained or lost weight
    ... Now, 3 months after having my baby, I was prescribed Prozac but haven't started taking them yet. I'm struggling ... getting depressed again. Anyhow, If I start taking Prozac , I hope I don't gain weight because that in itself...
    ... noticed tho, it DIDN'T make me gain weight. I took prozac b4 that for a short time...I loved! It made me feel...
    ... decreased appetite/weight loss or no change. I have tried Prozac , Wellbutrin, Effexor and currently am on Lexapro. ... is a lot and probably not related to this idea. Prozac -lost weight Wellbutrin-no change Lexapro-so far...
    ... dr. had put me on it several years ago (I took/take Prozac and insomnia's a side effect), but I had to stop the...
    ... as well as short stints with Wellbutrin, Zoloft, Prozac . Trying to get it right. I also took Lorazepam for...

  68. this is embarrasing but I have to ask
    ... Celexa killed my ability to orgasm. Elival,Lexapro and Prozac did the same thing. I stopped taking the stuff. I...
    ... ..Leah UGH...sucks, doesn't it? When I was on Prozac , I could never orgasm. They say most side effects...

Eating Disorder Recovery board

  1. Recovering Bulimic-introducing myself
    ... Lots of binges, feeling gross and hopeless. I'm on prozac and buspar. I am allergic to sulfa and my pysch said...

  2. Compulsive eating and SSRI's
    ... not, but I have several friends who have said that Prozac made it possible for them to stop. I've also been...

  3. Effexor for EDs?
    ... anorxia) last year. After therapy and being put on Prozac for depression, it seemed to have helped with the...

  4. struggling, again
    ... future...a future without bulimia i hope. trouble is, prozac is just a quick fix..i found before that in not feeling...

  5. Please share..
    ... hopeless and sought medical help. The doctor put me on prozac and I went to group therapy and I didn't binge or ... entire summer. Then I had this impression that the prozac was making me gain weight so I stopped and stopped ... binge and purge almost daily and I just re-started prozac . So now I'm hoping for the best. I'm going into...

  6. tired of this!!
    ... awesome) and I wouldn't be able to work so much on Prozac again because it makes me so tired. I also don't...
    ... Hi Gem, It must depend on the person. I took Prozac for 12 years and didn't gain. Now I'm on Paxil with...
    ... disorder behvior since. From what I understand Prozac shouldn't cause weight gain. I must be wrong. GloBones...

  7. Thinking of you all this week!
    ... As a side note, though, if I was still on my meds ( prozac ), I might have been inclined to just let my mom's...
    ... it's working fairly well. Of all the meds, though, Prozac was probably the best one for the ed's. It really...