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Eating Disorder Recovery board

  1. 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...

  2. antidepressants??
    ... them selves. As for antidepressants, I have been on Prozac since last November when I was admitted for my first ... actually have to be at a healthy enough weight for prozac to really work. So I'm not really sure whether or...
    ... I was put on Prozac and it did miracles for me, I took it for 7 years...

  3. anti d's ?'s
    ... migranes and she gained weight... she switched to prozac and she wasnt herself and was really touchy about...
    ... migranes and she gained weight... she switched to prozac and she wasnt herself and was really touchy about...

  4. Bulimia movies
    ... dying to be thin perfect body perfect illusions prozac nation, the movie Quietly Dying Season in Hell ...

  5. no one understands
    ... careful with the antidepressants, though... I was on prozac and it made me feel weird, so I quit taking it and...

  6. I'm not bulimic, right?
    ... whenever i wanted something sweet. i almost od'd off prozac for weight loss. caffeine pills and ephedra...i thought...
    ... life...two years later I was in a mental facility on prozac ....ffour years later I was taking a box of laxatives...

  7. Will this cycle ever end?
    ... seeing a therapist and taking meds. I tried zoloft and prozac which made me schizo. Now I am on a slow release...

Hypochondria board

  1. Hypochondria question
    ... year i felt i just had to. I have been taking 20mg of Prozac daily now for 7 months, the first three months i almost...

  2. Effective Treatment for Health Anxiety/Hypochondriasis
    ... thinks its because I was not consistently taking my prozac . Pozac has usually worked well for me. My doc increased...

  3. Hypochondriacs/anxiety sufferers - Does anyone realize how we feel?
    ... and since then have been trying not to go back on prozac . My mind plays games with me though. I guess thats...
    ... next, talk to yr docs about medication. i took prozac for 7 years, upping the dose whenever i got bad again...

Mental Health board

  1. not hear distant feeling
    ... Medications such as Ativan, Xanax, Elavil or SSRIs such as Prozac , Zoloft and Paxil....

  2. Weird Spells, please help!
    ... nonsense I have done and said. Dr has recently put me on Prozac (yet again - 3rd time now) and it seems to be helping...

  3. Anyone on Mood Stabilizers?
    ... with an SSRI to help depression/anxiety. Im also on Prozac daily. Any insight would be good. Im very nervous...

  4. feeling out of control
    ... those things people go on meds for? I have been taking Prozac for 14 days of the month for PMDD. It's really helping...
    ... hear the professional opinion about it. Since the Prozac has helped me immensely for the emotional (and even ... five days before I am supposed to start taking the Prozac again this month. So it could be more of a help if...

  5. What could be wrong with me?
    ... appt. with my friend's dr. who wanted to put me on Prozac . That totally freaked me out. I said no way but ... I went back and told her to give me a truckload of Prozac if it would help me get back into my life again. ... Well...I'm 42 now and have been taking Prozac ever since. Once it began to work for me, I felt...

  6. zoloft and decreased male libido
    ... I don't know about zoloft but when I was on prozac years ago I almost never orgasm. When prozac is not...

  7. i need help
    ... elavil, to a different type of wellbutrin and then prozac and taken off of elavil. my mother doesnt like ... them, and once the doctor switched me and put me on prozac she begged me to stop taking them, so i did and ... that i should be on what im on, and start trying this prozac , but is there anything specificly that i can talk...

  8. Lexapro-your experiences with it, please
    ... ago with a dr. that had me on too high of doses of prozac , paxil, and luvox, at the same time. I was in bad...

  9. xanax vs. lexapro (benzo vs. anti-depressant)
    ... possible. I also took them with anti depressant ( Prozac and Lexapro).. Of course I'm no doctor so I suggest...
    ... possible. I also took them with anti depressant ( Prozac and Lexapro).. Of course I'm no doctor so I suggest...

  10. I don't know what's wrong with me
    ... History of mental health in family I was on Prozac for a while and had some CBT councelling, but this...

  11. Boyfriend going to Psychiatrist next week
    ... high strung. He worries excessively. Do you think Prozac might be better for him as a mood stabilizer? ...

  12. Need opinion about teenage behavior problems
    ... opinion about something. A 15 y/o was prescribed Prozac by a doctor because the parent felt the child has ... problems. The parent forced the child to take the Prozac for 1 week. After a week, the parent tells the child ... significantly improved and no longer has to take the Prozac , but would like for them to continue. The child refuses ... to continue with the Prozac . Here's what's interesting, the child never took the ... Prozac . After the prescription was filled, they replaced ... child's behavior had improved if they never took the Prozac . If their behavior problems were so bad that the parent ... that the only reason the kid secretly replaced the Prozac with vitamins is because they felt they didn't need ... the Prozac . They felt the parent was wrong and didn't want to...

  13. Fear of choking. Please help! I'm scared of dying!
    ... types of therapies. For me a low, regular dose of Prozac helps keep the edge off. I've identified several foods...
    ... types of therapies. For me a low, regular dose of Prozac helps keep the edge off. I've identified several foods...

  14. Has anyone successfully lost the weight they gained while on Prozac?
    ... Hi Fightergirl, I can sympathise with you about Prozac . I was on it for a little more than 2 years at 60 ... down to 40mg a day for about a year. I stopped with Prozac alltogether in January this year. I've gained (gulp...
    ... I used prozac but I had more of a libido problem, not weight. I...

  15. whats wrong with me??
    ... i was on prozac for 15 years (eating disorder)[COLOR="Black"], then ... without reactng to it, ANYTHING. anyhoo, tried taking prozac again and flipped out (or would i have anyway?) anyway ... looked like i was on drugs "dazed and confused" on prozac (or (or would i have anyway?) i couldnt make any ... me or the drugs?? have the option of going back on prozac . dont know what to do :( i still wont go anywhere ... tell him my mind is blank. i wish i never gave up the prozac in the first place! i knew withdrawals were bad but ... just stay off the drugs and see if its that? (though prozac would stay in my system 7 months for some reason....

  16. strange but true :(
    ... alternative meds and/or treat candida? i was put on prozac 15 years ago (for an eating disorder), i stupidly ... thought i was depressed). i tried to go back on the prozac to stop the withdrawals but it flipped me out. so ... lightheaded. should have known better than to give up the prozac after 15 years too. anyway, i was acting weird and ... because i guess the sleeping pills counteracted the prozac , but after i woke up i was in a really bad way. ... going crazy or its the drugs. :( after 15 years prozac nd abrupt withdrawal do i need it? i was acting ... small dose celexa. i was offered a small dose of prozac again. i diont know whether to take it. i am back ... caused this whole nightmare of me coming off the prozac :( its like i have forgotten everything, i dont ... gastric functioning). i cant beieve i gave up the prozac when it was candida all along. :( its even suppsed...

  17. Are many Psychiatrists con-artists?
    ... medications are dangerous... .a new one comes out.... Prozac ... Zoloft... Paxil.... Zyprexa.... i dont even know...

  18. Doctors
    ... want from the doctors? Has any one else been on prozac ? what have they found from it? i am feeling quite...
    ... hi honeybeez :) i too take prozac and have done for about 5 yrs i felt a bit odd to...

  19. On the increase
    ... it. Nowadays, any person who feels "sad" will get Prozac ; anyone who feels a little nervous gets Zoloft. It...
    ... and healthy society. I, myself, have only ever taken Prozac for Depression, and I am in the process of decreasing ... when I have actually discontinued the usage of the Prozac myself (yes, I admit to doing this), I have found...
    ... example, if you even think of going to a doctor for Prozac after a messy divorce and become dependant on it, ... illness" statistic because you see a psych or doc for Prozac , although lets face it, you are not mentally ill but...

  20. Help, Please!!!
    ... wrong with me. A little history...I am taking: 40 mg prozac Trazodone at night for sleep 2 mg risperdal 3mg...

  21. Confused and afraid..
    ... not be the right fit for you. You may do better on Prozac or some other SSRI. It's just something to consider...

  22. negative thinking (all the time!!)
    ... Oh, yeah, I'm already on anti anxiety meds and prozac . what do I do?...

  23. Trichotillomania and scab picking
    ... some more free time. ~Colleen P.S. I take 20mg Prozac for Depression, and this seems to curb my hair pulling...

  24. Horrible Thoughts [But Not Dangerous]
    ... we have both been very lucky to have found help in Prozac at higher doses. I have heard some people do unbelievably ... purposes I have not had these thoughts since starting Prozac over a year and a half ago. Good luck....

  25. What are examples of cognitive stimulants?
    ... current SSRI, then you may want to change brands (from Prozac to Zoloft, for example). Good luck, God bless, and...

  26. Wellbutrin XL
    ... me that same jitteriness so the DR gave me a little Prozac and the combo has been supurb....

  27. Please Help!!
    ... for my panic attacks. I've also taken Lexapro and Prozac , and had the same results. Do you have any benzodiazepines...

  28. What helps with the emotionless feeling?
    ... Hi, about 4 or 5 years ago I took prozac for about 6-8 weeks. I quit because It completely...
    ... Hey JoJo, I'm off all meds and have been since the prozac . I'm to worried to take any because it might mess ... underactive pituitary, the reason why i had to go on prozac in the first place, if the docs hadn't misdiagnosed ... more succeptible to the flat feeling produced by the prozac . But anyways, if anybody will know what's going on ... seen this same problem with people who have taken prozac . Maybe in some people it just has some effect on the...
    ... stuff like that makes me kind of wonder if being on prozac kind of "teaches" you to shut down your emotions, ... subconciously suppressing them due to the time on the prozac . just something to think about....

  29. What do I have?
    ... never thought that I would be on a medication such as Prozac , but it works for me. I was having daily panic attacks ... until I went on Prozac , and now I have not had one in over a year. The reason...

  30. For those taking Prozac...
    ... No, I never had this. The only side effect I had on Prozac (and with every other SSRI) was extreme fatigue. It...
    ... that :) . Had you eaten anything prior to taking the Prozac ? It's suggested by doctors and the labeling to eat...
    ... virus at the time, but now I'm guessing it was the prozac . After two and half weeks, my appetite came back ... to keep having nausea everytime I went back on the Prozac !! I don't know HOW this medicine is beneficial to...
    ... Hello :) I recently started taking 20mg of prozac as my doctor prescribed. It has decreased my appetite ... all smooths out for you since I myself have found th prozac to be, although not an instant turn around, a big...
    ... My personal experience on Prozac was very bad, so I dont know if Ill be any help but...
    ... from there on out. Try that before you give up on Prozac ....it's the old favorite!...
    ... ihager1982, I've had almost the exact same experience with Prozac . Started at 20 and was uped at 40mg. My symptoms where ... pill. I've heard from more then one source that prozac is an older, well documented and effective drug. Don...

  31. Voluntary Admission to the Hospital
    ... have to look at alternatives. I'm considering taking Prozac or Serafem just two weeks out of the month - some...

  32. how to convince parents to let me get psycological help
    ... have never been to a psychiatrist. I was prescribed prozac from my OB/Gyn after giving birth to my first son...

  33. Lamictal
    ... I have had depression for years and I have been on Prozac , Lexapro, Celaxa, Paxil, Effexor, Zoloft and many...
    ... Lamictal! lol! :D Actually, I'm still on an SSRI ( Prozac ) and I take Klonopin once in awhile for my extreme...

  34. What, exactly, is my brain's problem?
    ... sometimes no matter what, it's just life. I was on prozac for the same jealousy issues you mentioned, which...

  35. Problem with Mum...any ideas?
    ... If anything I think they made her worse. (was on Prozac ). My Mum also keeps saying she is going to end her...

  36. It seems like I have OCD but this could be something FAR more complicating.
    ... medications for the condition, such as Zoloft and Prozac , are called Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors...

  37. Talking problem.
    ... regular medications for like anxiety and depression (ie. prozac ) and I am going to see if those help. And by the way...

  38. Hearing alot about Effexor lately....
    ... negative. If we all stop and think for a minute, hasn't prozac , paxil, lexapro all had their time in the spotlight ... ? I remember the doctor wanting to put me on prozac , and I refused. Because of all the horror stories...

  39. Detatchment and surrealness of surroundings. Panic attacks and Depression
    ... clinical depression for a few years. With the help of prozac , I made it through and am relatively happy. Thing...
    ... having it and it has been some time since you quit the prozac , say 6 months time, and you're still having panic ... anything wrong. You could still be withdrawing from Prozac and if you are it'll take simply more time. There ... started them. You may just need to go back on the Prozac for a while longer to control the anxiety....

  40. trichotillomania - hair pulling
    ... when I'm stressed :) . Anywho... I have taken Prozac for Depression and, while taking it, I have noticed...

  41. Scared of Zyprexa HELP PLEASE I AM BEGGING YOU!!
    ... before we add more into the mix... I used to be on Prozac and that was all the medicine I needed... so Let me...

  42. What's wrong with me?
    ... for panic attacks than the SSRI's (Zoloft, Paxil, Prozac , etc.) I take Zoloft for my OCD, and it definitely...

  43. Husband's derealization problem
    ... NONSTOP!! It's causing some depression also. He's tried Prozac and Buspar and they helped with the depression but...

  44. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)-- HELP!
    ... Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor) such as Zoloft or Prozac could help you immensely. Write back if you have any...

  45. ok this is what im doing need help badly
    ... SSRIs that don't cause weight gain? Probably only Prozac in low doses, if that. My older brother gained 50...

  46. so very tired...
    ... time I had it I was very suicidal and ended up taking Prozac . This time I turned it down. I am just so frustrated...

  47. Mental Health Experiences
    ... bordering on psychotic, I think. But I got put on Prozac , and things got much better. I've been on many different...

  48. Seemingly perpetual body odor and therapist deception
    ... Medications are lisinopril for high blood pressure, prozac for whatever, and synthroid for an underactive thyroid...

  49. My family: Is this my future?
    ... living in a really bad settings. I recall my dad was on prozac and this thing made him crazy. I think he would overdose...
    ... days later he called and said he's no longer on the prozac or whatever and we basically negotiated. He didn't...

  50. Always annoyed..please help!
    ... probably be prescribed a low dose of an SSRI like Prozac . It fixes you right up....

  51. What is wrong w/Me? please help
    ... Years ago I got a sinus infection and was taking prozac at the same time. which caused me to have a couple ... The doctors felt was due to the combination of the prozac and the sinus infection causing pressure on my brain...

  52. Is it ok to feel anger
    ... time and it was hard for me to even wake up. I was on prozac for 3 years and I felt very addicted. Like I had to...

  53. Topamax Questions
    ... That doesn't really say much though cuz I was taking prozac , welbutrin SR, and zyprexa at the time also. But...

  54. Experiences with Wellbutrin?
    ... days ago. Ive been on it over a year now. I was on Prozac for years before that, but it was making me "numb...
    ... dizziness even after stopping the med. I have taken Prozac , Effexor, Lexapro and then the Wellbutrin. Now I...

  55. Need some insight people, please.
    ... well for me. I have also had very good results with prozac and paxil separately but that's just me. Xanax and...

  56. Effexor XL
    ... try, it worked wonders for me. I tried Wellbutrin, Prozac , and Zoloft and they really didn't do much for me...

  57. Way to cope with Panic Attack
    ... antidepressant meds, prozac , etc often reduce anxiety and panic attacks, sometimes...
    ... to pinoco prozac type meds often reduce or stop the anxiety and panic ... valium type meds also help and go well with the prozac ...

  58. Anxiety medications?
    ... necessarily the best ones generic valium and generic prozac would be my choice...
    ... sex life. I couldnt get off this drug quick enough. Prozac was the first medication I tried years ago and it...

  59. Any idea what this is?
    ... anti-depressant approved for people 18 and younger is Prozac . Suicidal tendencies was very much more prevelant...
    ... occasional moments of derealization-dissociation. Prozac helped me out of depression....

  60. new symptoms...2 years later
    ... if this is expensive for you , a generic version of prozac is similar and may work as well I doubt you have...
    ... happen, but they wont - its hard to live with i know prozac works for some or anti-psychotics - but unfortunately...

  61. Side effect of Paxil/Need help!
    ... Another temporary solution can be to switch over to Prozac and withdraw him off that slowly. (Prozac has the...

  62. Anyone on TWO SSRI meds at one time??
    ... know if this will help...but at one time i was on Prozac , and paxil... at one time.. now i am on trileptal...

  63. Is lexapro any good?
    ... and lexapro are both the same basic type, that is prozac type meds you may do better on a different type...

  64. Thinking about quitting Zoloft
    ... pretty regularly since then. There's a web site, Prozac Truth, that offers more of an explanation for weight ... and it takes awhile to flush that out... I think the Prozac Truth website mentions this somewhere. You can ... probably find the Prozac Truth site by typing those two words in the Google...

  65. Prozac for anxiety?
    ... Hello, I was recently suggested to take Prozac for my anxiety from a family doctor. I would like ... know if this has any truth to it? I have been on prozac for the very same reasons for about a little over ... if you dont try somthing. Believe me. I know. Also Prozac is a very safe drug. No worries. Give it a shot. But...
    ... I have been on prozac for the very same reasons for about a little over ... if you dont try somthing. Believe me. I know. Also Prozac is a very safe drug. No worries. Give it a shot. But ... it kicked in? Some say that once you start taking Prozac you don't care at all what others think, and stuff ... (This is a worry that a loved one of mine has w/ Prozac ) Thanks for the input!...
    ... prozac often reduces anxiety, if so, stay on it for about ... managment methods, then when eventually stopping the prozac , the old problems are less likely to return...