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  1. Older Sufferers (Young gals, feel free to join thread)
    ... doing better the past few months, but I was put on Prozac for my depression and I lost my appetite. Now I don...

  2. help
    ... I didn't gain or lose weight on Prozac and Paxil for depression, but I dramatically lost...

  3. Crazy Thinking
    ... others don't. Now for over 6 years I have been on Prozac (which works quite similarly) and I haven't had any...

  4. Medications for ED?
    ... My psychiatrist just switched me from 40 mgs of Prozac to 40 mgs of Paxil daily. Has anyone here taken Paxil ... help? Did you experience side effects? I'd been on Prozac for many years and didn't seem to experience any side...
    ... Prozac worked much better for me. The paxil didn't do anything ... so I went back to Prozac . Its good to switch sometimes and ur experience might...

  5. Sick of the 'kid question'
    ... have a sex drive anyway due to my long-term use of Prozac (I was on it for eight years and I'm off of it now...

  6. I don't think it ends..ever.
    ... some medication if you havnt tried any yet...I am on prozac its early days for me i dont think its helping but...

  7. vacation blues
    ... Try this prozac stuff..Although im on this and its not helping i read...

  8. How to tell mom about being "sick"?
    ... to me (ie. purging type bulimic, anxiety attacks, prozac treatment) so i can kind of educate them on how its...

  9. Again and again...
    ... year! my doctor attributes this partially due to the prozac that i have been taking for a little over two weeks...
    ... experiences, and advice. Tell me, how many miligrams of Prozac did the doctor prescribe for those who are taking...
    ... i was on 5mg of prozac for a week- i binge/purged once. my doctor said it ... had last night. im not sure if thats because of the prozac or not. anyway, my doctor is upping my dosage to ... stopped- the binge/purge urge already. i posted the prozac question on this board a few weeks ago and someone...
    ... I take 40 mg of Prozac daily. I never binge and have stopped purging (recovering...

  10. Man with eating disorder
    ... my doctor last month and begged for help ,,,now on prozac 20mg for 4wks ..its not helping...i have nobody to...
    ... hate being alive this is my last shot at help if this prozac and therapie dosnt help i will just accept that i...

  11. Prozac for bulimia
    ... I too, was recently put on Prozac to help with bulimic behavior. It seems to be working...
    ... hi kristi, i have been on prozac to help reduce my bulimic behaviour for over a year...

  12. My story (why I think I have an ed)
    ... terrible depressive cycle. i got help and im now taking prozac and in group therapy. my binging cycle gets shorter...

  13. Bulimic / Topamax
    ... going through myself. I'm currently taking 80mg of prozac for Social Anxiety (though I've found it also helps...

  14. Deep Breath
    ... was thinking about taking me off celexa and trying Prozac OR Topomax? Please if you have been on Topamax...
    ... was thinking about taking me off celexa and trying Prozac OR Topomax? Please if you have been on Topamax...

  15. heart palpitations
    ... low potassium levels? i have also just been put on prozac and was wondering if it was that as well.. any...
    ... should definitely tell the Dr. that prescribed the Prozac that you have been experiencing this problem. It...

  16. 1st therapy appt!!!
    ... weight gain Antidepressants: Depression- Paxil and Prozac both can cause weight gain antipsychotics- depression...

  17. Bulimia need support
    ... down and saw a doctor. I was pretty happy with the Prozac (very low dose). Then I had a family problem ( and ... become an alcoholic)and I was given Wellbutrin with the Prozac . My doctor said that I am depressed and have Bulimia...

  18. Any Advice
    ... but i haven't purged for 6 months now. I was on prozac but it doesn't work long-term. I've stopped the anti...

  19. 5-HTP, St. John's Wort, or SAM-e - Anyone taken these for ED's?
    ... Sunshine. :) Well, I pay a copay of $30/month for Prozac (40 mgs) and my hair is falling out terribly from...

  20. Help! treatment not working
    ... considered a binge eating disorder (BED) he prispibed prozac and for a while it really helped, I lost nearly 20...
    ... Are you still taking Prozac ? Maybe you just need an increase....

  21. New here-just wanted to say "Hello"
    ... know much about Zoloft, they usually put bulimics on Prozac but I was allergic to it this time and they switched...
    ... know much about Zoloft, they usually put bulimics on Prozac but I was allergic to it this time and they switched ... Hi tallycat Thank you for your reply. I was on Prozac for about 6 weeks but it gave me a terrible twitch...

  22. St. John's Wort for EDs
    ... backround on my current situation: Right now I'm on Prozac 40mgs. Recently, I've been informed by my insurance...
    ... and succeeding) to get my insurance company to cover Prozac , I now want to go off of it. As I mentioned before ... thick hair due to a lot of different meds, not just Prozac . And, I'm sorry if I sound vain, but I really miss...

  23. prozac and B.E.D
    ... I was on Prozac beginning in 1988, when it was first approved, when ... bingeing. I had other OCD symptoms too, which is why Prozac was prescribed (I took it for the next ten years)...

  24. Lithium
    ... was in the mid 90's for me and my doctor tried me on Prozac , Lithium, Valproic Acid, Ritalin (I liked Ritalin...

  25. Bruising and irregular periods?
    ... This happened to me when I first increased my dose of Prozac . I noticed that when I avoided taking aspirin at the...

  26. How do I get back up?
    ... t mean it can work sooner. For me when Ibstarted Prozac it worked within a week or so, and usually SSRIs take...

  27. I feel both proud & confused
    ... I used to have bulmia. What cured me was prozac because it raises sereton levels in the brain and...
    ... I will take your advice. Oh, and pink, I've tried Prozac but my parents forced me off medication (another story...
    ... others say they have been "miracle drugs" for them. Prozac has done wonders for my OCD. But yes, I have also...

  28. Please help :(
    ... depressison/headaches (I've tried everything from elavil to prozac to zoloft). My parents are not allowing me to be...
    ... I am on Prozac for OCD, have been for a long time. Do you personally...
    ... would be trying medication again. I have been on Prozac as well, but don't think I gave it enough time...I ... Bulmia, for example, is an obsession. I've heard that Prozac is approved for bulimia. I have been off of all...

  29. just some questions ..
    ... It's a great source of support. About the meds.. Prozac is currently the only medication that is prescribed...

  30. How do you get over the fear of gaining weight?
    ... in recovery ever since. Been to therapy, stay on prozac . The past few years have been the best. I went...

  31. New and need help
    ... I wrote a long response to the post "bulimia and prozac " ...I think it might help you to read it. I am a recovering...

  32. bulimia and prozac
    ... take up to 3-4 months to see a real effect. Also, prozac isn't always the right anti-D for bulimia, or depression ... increase in depression or bulimia. I also believe that prozac won't help if you also aren't in therapy for your...

  33. If you are on Zoloft please help me!
    ... EVERYTHING ELSE. MY PYSCH. HAS TALKED ABOUT SWITCHING TO PROZAC INSTEAD. OF COURSE EVERY MED AFFECTS EACH PERSON...

  34. Please Read...i Need Help
    ... MY NEXT VISIT(NEXT WEEK) THAT HE WAS GOING TO TRY PROZAC ...WHICH SCARES ME I HAVE HEARD SO MUCH BAD THINGS...
    ... I have heard a lot worse things about zoloft than prozac (all AD's can have bad side effects; but as far as ... ED's are concerned, prozac seems to be the best). Does your psych know about...
    ... ABOUT MY HEART.I'M GLAD TO HEAR BETTER THINGS ABOUT PROZAC ...THE ZOLOFT DOES NOT WORK VERY WELL. YES I'VE TRIED...

  35. Recovery
    ... into the market for treating anorexia and bulimia. Prozac was just introduced to treating anorexics back in...

  36. MED QUESTIONS please read!
    ... t worry very much about that. Have you considered prozac ? That seems to be the standard AD used for anorexia...
    ... For the last 4 or so years now I have been on Prozac and it didn't make me gain weight. I think I am a...

  37. medication for binge eating
    ... was helpful? i mean, did it "work"? thanks :) Prozac is very helpful for binge eating and bulimia. I'm...
    ... Prozac is very helpful for binge eating and bulimia. I'm...

  38. PLEASE help me stop binge eating ASAP!!
    ... support locally, maybe a therapist, and I know that Prozac has helped many to cut down or stop the binging. ...
    ... psychotic with 5-6 other terrible side effects also. Prozac was awful as well....

  39. Tierd and angry...
    ... also been ill a couple of times. But, I'm now on 60mg Prozac and its really working. I feel like I'm back to my...

  40. **lets help each other beat ED!!!!!**
    ... medications for these things?? Thanks!! I'm on Prozac (40 mgs.) it seems to work pretty well, but I also...
    ... I'm on Prozac (40 mgs.) it seems to work pretty well, but I also ... how I feel. It's amazing. Hi kittywitty, So prozac helps? Did it make you gain weight? like if it did ... about this little weight gain right since you were on prozac ?? Thanks~ =)...
    ... Hi kittywitty, So prozac helps? Did it make you gain weight? like if it did ... about this little weight gain right since you were on prozac ?? Thanks~ =) No, it hasn't made me gain weight ... overexercising. At that time, I was on 30 mgs. of prozac . Things got a lot better with the increase to 40 ... and be totally out of control and bigger than ever. Prozac helps me to a certain point, but it's by no means...
    ... overexercising. At that time, I was on 30 mgs. of prozac . Things got a lot better with the increase to 40 ... and be totally out of control and bigger than ever. Prozac helps me to a certain point, but it's by no means ... still can't seem to help it!! What exactly does prozac do? does it like relax and calm your mind or somehting...
    ... still can't seem to help it!! What exactly does prozac do? does it like relax and calm your mind or somehting ... obsessing and undereating bad. Anyway, about the prozac , yeah, it does help to calm you down and helps to...
    ... before!! So i don't know what to do! Kittywitty: Did prozac help you to not binge eat? I'm thinking to take this...
    ... Kittywitty: Did prozac help you to not binge eat? I'm thinking to take this ... good to know there is people here to listen!! =) Prozac helps alot of the time. Tonight, however, was a bad...

  41. Talk about a bad week!
    ... rubbish and need to rant. Tomorrow I am starting on Prozac and a course of antibiotics, the following day I am...
    ... hoping these drugs will work. Have any of u been on Prozac ?? Suzanne xxx PS the guy who prescribed them...

  42. antidepressants?? need urgent advice and as much info as possible
    ... some respond negatively, some have no effect. I took prozac for my bulimia and no only did I not stop b/p, but...
    ... out of control eating disorder. I started taking Prozac for depression and Xanax for anxiety in 1990. I wasn ... Xanax and cocaine) and I was taken off the xanax and prozac and put on serzone only. I did ok on the serzone...
    ... and without even seeing my doctor I went and got my Prozac filled and started taking it immediatly. BUT, I did...

  43. New to the board, not new to Bulimia.
    ... prescribed fluoxetine (sp?) which is a anti-depressant ( Prozac ). This did absolutely nothing for me, and I was also ... in the library one time, I came across a book about Prozac , and other similar drugs. I randomly opened it and...
    ... prescribed fluoxetine (sp?) which is a anti-depressant ( Prozac ). This did absolutely nothing for me, and I was also ... in the library one time, I came across a book about Prozac , and other similar drugs. I randomly opened it and ... Thankyou for your time. Tattooed xox First of all: Prozac can cause many of the symptoms you are decribing,...
    ... made sense. Thanks :) And NatashaW, I have been off prozac for nearly a year. The depression and feeling suicidal...
    ... made sense. Thanks :) And NatashaW, I have been off prozac for nearly a year. The depression and feeling suicidal...

  44. Bulimia,Meds.,& Weight Gain
    ... horrific experiences with them (especially Effexor). Prozac is supposed to be the best AD for Eating disorders...
    ... used to binge 3-4 times/day. And, I took paxil and prozac . So, it is just in a persons body chemistry and how...

  45. Aggravated
    ... were more hungry.' I told him that my medication ( Prozac ) decreases my appetite, but he already knows that...

  46. I will never overcome my eating problem on my own!
    ... selective seratonin reuptake inhibitor) like Zoloft, Prozac , Celexa would be helpful and not make you gain weight...

  47. Struggling
    ... one of your posts that you mentioned something about Prozac . I was on Prozac too and I noticed that it really ... appetite and I even noticed a bit of weight loss. Prozac is a toss-up in terms of weight gain or loss, depending...
    ... one of your posts that you mentioned something about Prozac . I was on Prozac too and I noticed that it really ... appetite and I even noticed a bit of weight loss. Prozac is a toss-up in terms of weight gain or loss, depending ... mean fat. Healthy means attractive. Yeah, I'm on Prozac 40mg. I haven't lost any weight from it. Then again...

  48. Please
    ... medication could be part of the solution. I have been on Prozac before and I can really see how it could have the...

  49. Afraid of my medicine
    ... feel. I'm going through the exact same thing with Prozac . :) I've been having problems with my ED (anorexia ... thankfully). Anyway, a friend of mine gained 50 lbs on it ( Prozac ) so obviously I'm concerned how it will affect me...
    ... They've helped. I just want to say to kittywitty that Prozac may actually be a good thing for you. Prozac can be...

  50. totally miserable and doomed
    ... when your worrying or overwhelmed either. I'm on Prozac , it helps me quite a bit, just a thought. :)...

  51. Weight Gain from Depression Meds--HELP!
    ... all. It's worth a try. If I didn't have to be on Prozac for my anorexia, I wouldn't be, believe me. I haven...

  52. a question
    ... then starve, etc. ive been through all the meds... prozac and every other anti-depressant, and they just never...

  53. On the long road to recovery
    ... would just b/p. I went to a doc who prescribed me prozac and wellbutrin. I had a horrible reaction to the prozac...

  54. Medication Worry
    ... was wondering if it causes weight gain? I've been on Prozac , Effexor, Celexa and Dothiepin and didn't gain weight...

  55. does it ever stop?
    ... could get better with medication and started taking Prozac , and I think it's also my strong faith and the "high...

  56. Has anyone tried lexapro?
    ... for the bulimia, but i haven't yet... Will be trying Prozac next and can report back if it helps with the bulimia...

  57. here we go again with all the lies
    ... scares and cuts have driven my b/f awayi was put on prozac and told not to drink but i did and i went really...
    ... with several eating disorders i've been prescribed prozac as well (along with effexor, celexa, zoloft, ...)...

  58. Need some advice
    ... I have heard that prozac is supposed to help prevent bingeing and purging....

  59. Feeling really guilty...
    ... training for a half marathon.. but I just started Prozac last week.. I wonder if that's the real reason I've...

  60. binge eating and SSRI's
    ... ur eating problems? did it work? from what i hear PROZAC is the best for this. How about u all? :)...

  61. NEW to board 28 year old w/ bulimia
    ... meds would help (took zoloft, wellbutrin, trazadone, prozac , and I few others with no results). I feel like I...

  62. weight gain from anti-depressants?
    ... I was put on Prozac when I was active in my ED...one of the side-effects...

  63. prozac to help with constant hunger
    ... That's odd... I'm an Anorexic and was just put on Prozac a couple of days asgo. I just started taking it...
    ... I've been on prozac for awhile now... for longer than i've had this "ED...

  64. Help For A Friend
    ... exercises for hours to burn it off. He was just put on Prozac . I'm trying to give them some information to help...

  65. Compulsive overeating
    ... been all my life). I'm getting counseling and am on prozac now. Since starting the counseling I feel way worse...
    ... been all my life). I'm getting counseling and am on prozac now. Since starting the counseling I feel way worse...

  66. Binge problems-which antidepressant?
    ... Prozac is used in treating bulimia. I am not bulimic, but ... I do binge eat. When I started taking Prozac I noticed a big difference in my appitite immediately...

  67. Solutions
    ... Individual Therapy - Lots Meds - I was on Zoloft then Prozac Group Therapy Hard work Determination Faith ...

  68. Losing Control!
    ... how to get it back. Someone help! I was prescribed Prozac and took it for about a month but quite because of...

  69. weird obsessions/compulsions anyone?
    ... ym 20s the OCD got really really bad. Now I am on Prozac and ok. :) Kathrin...

  70. Binge Eating Disorder
    ... and didn't go back), I called in my prescription of Prozac (which I took for about 3 weeks a few months ago and...

  71. EDs and Effexor (anti-depressant)
    ... went to my psych dr. she said that I should be on Prozac and to see what happened w/ the effexor. I stopped ... effects (not being able to climax) and started on the Prozac . I have had no problems so far and I've been on it...
    ... prescribed ADs for my OCD. I must say that I have been on Prozac for... 3 or 4 years now, and it hasn't made me gain...
    ... safer drugs, in my opinion, lexapro being the best. Prozac has a lot of sexual side effects and can dull your...

  72. What the HELL Ever!!!
    ... the prescription yet...She wants me to take that AND prozac ...(80 mil) AM I going to become a FREAK..?? Like Medication ... with an E.D.? I NEVER have taken AANYTHING except Prozac and Klonopin... This person thinks SEroquel is THE...
    ... be even CLOSE to fat. I recommend you take the Prozac . It helped me SO much. I've never heard of Seroquel ... look into it more, though. But definitely start the prozac . It will make you so much happier.......
    ... my doctor's clinic anymore! Let's just say, if the Prozac is working for you, stick with it or get some help...

  73. why do I do this?
    ... and errors with anti-depressants. We finally found prozac which "worked" to at least get me out of bed. I...

  74. Adults with eating disorders....are you out there??
    ... help through a therapist, maybe go on meds. I was on prozac for 1 year 3 months and it helped me get out of the...
    ... ve only been twice so far) and I've been prescribed Prozac . It's only been a week but I do feel better. Maybe...
    ... push yourself to go, you'll be glad you did. I was on prozac as well...I found it to be very helpful. It got me...

  75. Any people over 25 with ED? Or any age that can help!
    ... down on me..:( I have read that the medicine, Prozac can "cure" Bulimia, so I went on it at two different...
    ... down on me..:( I have read that the medicine, Prozac can "cure" Bulimia, so I went on it at two different...
    ... down on me..:( I have read that the medicine, Prozac can "cure" Bulimia, so I went on it at two different...