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  1. I thought I grew out of it??!
    ... was put specifically on just for the OCD were paxil, prozac , and luvox. Well there were more but those are the...

  2. ocd & Pregnancy: have question about medication
    ... like to keep my stress level to a minimum. I was on Prozac with my first child during the pregnancy but didn...
    ... studies on Zoloft and pregnancy and suggested that Prozac would be better. I don't know why the doc said that...

  3. OCD and Prozac
    ... Hi There, I've been on Prozac for 10+ years now after I had protected sex on a one...
    ... ones where people have positive things to say about prozac ... i just took my first 20mg pill today... for ocd ... people! spuncrzy... i'll keep you posted on how prozac works for my ocd... i understand though that the meds ... take effect for 4-8 weeks... so are you saying that prozac did or didn't work for you? regarding side effects ... and prozac ... for those who have taken it for awhile... what...
    ... life between my bf and i... because i've heard that prozac dimishes practically everyones libido/sex drive.....
    ... My 15 year old son has started Prozac for OCD about 3 months ago and has had very good ... a second opinion." Best decision I ever made. With Prozac , I have my son back....with his sweet disposition ... fight this dreaded disease. So, I have to say, Prozac has been wonderful for my sons OCD. Mom2ocder...
    ... My experience of prozac on the whole has been positive, I take it in its generic...
    ... Fluoxetine / Prozac are exactly the same.... It does depend on the person ... about her son, sound like you had a nightmare and Prozac has helped tremendously, just listen to your new GP...
    ... Yes, I was feeling fine and then went off of Prozac . The doc told me it was ok to ween myself off. I have ... read that OCD is an anxiety disorder. I'm not sure if Prozac is for anxiety disorders, but it is for OCD. So dunno ... will disappear in time. I imagine that I will take Prozac for the rest of my life, cuz I never want to go through ... that again. As far as side effects of Prozac , I never really had bad ones. It has delayed orgasm...
    ... tiredness and takes a long nap everyday. Is this the Prozac making him tired? Since he is 15 and going through ... the ones he experienced are usually more frequent in Prozac . Go figure......but everybody responds differently...
    ... Hello, there, My ravings about the wonders of Prozac and how it saved my mental life may heighten your ... directions!! But then--about 15 years ago...when Prozac arrived on the scene...my doctor, who'd tried (and ... analytic, etc, etc.--said 'I think we should try this new Prozac ." Here was a drug that specifically tackled obsessive ... destroyed by these intrusive, unyielding thoughts. Until Prozac . I started at 20 mg the first week, then went to ... register as being in my brain. No, I've never come off Prozac . Twice he suggested I lower the dose 20 mg a day just ... Never been a priority for me.) :o All I know is that Prozac "saved my life"--I was living at about 25 percent ... take Wellbutrin as well...it sort of supplements the Prozac as far as the depressive aspect of my illness.) ...

  4. Fear of hiv getting way way out of control - please help !
    ... suffered from OCD now for 10+ years and have been on Prozac ever since, this does help, but when I have a real ... most appreciated...I've gone up from 20mg to 40mg of Prozac a day since this incident..... doctors orders of course...

  5. I'm wondering something
    ... thoughts and wont make me gain weight, what about prozac the second doc I had said that has the least side...
    ... I was told that prozac was the least likely to cause weight gain and it is...
    ... I was told that prozac was the least likely to cause weight gain and it is ... when i first went to my second doc he told me to try prozac but i was afraid too so he put me on zoloft he said ... prozac would have the least side effects I gained so much ... depressing. I think when I see my new doc I will ask about prozac and keeping me on zolft to see if that will help,...

  6. Does anyone take Luvox (Fluvoxamine)?
    ... there. Paxil, Zoloft, and Celexa are in the top 10-20. Prozac is right around there as well, Lexapro too, but Luvox...

  7. New Guy
    ... family doctor and he proscribed me a low dosage of prozac which made me feel even worse. I then said, NO to...

  8. lightning
    ... more anxiety related. During last summer i started prozac and it helped tremendously. right when i started i...

  9. Always Thinking About My Breathing
    ... and have panic attacks before bed. I am on 40mg of Prozac and 36mg of Concerta and I was doing good for a while ... until the Prozac was increased. My DR Increased it thinking it would...

  10. social anxiety
    ... (Seretonin Reuptake Inhibitors). I've been taken Prozac and it has helped quite a bit. Of course, anxiety...

  11. Has anybody had a problem with generic Prozac?
    ... My first week on (generic) Prozac was good - I began to experience some relief from...
    ... I use generic prozac as opposed to brand name - simply because that's what ... told me though, to never worry if I get given brand prozac , because it should have no different effects....
    ... For what it's worth, my generic Prozac seems to be making a resurgence in terms of its benefits...
    ... i am on generic prozac and right when i started taking it i felt better. ... i had two prozac dreams but that is all. my opinion is that it is just...
    ... other ppl go through this too. I have been on Generic Prozac for almost a year now and well I started at 1omg then ... fear thoughts about dying. I am not sure if it is the Prozac or just my OCD telling me that I have to obsess over...
    ... this situation. Back in May, I got the generic for Prozac at Kmart. I noticed the difference within 2 days...

  12. OCD and Religion
    ... follow their advice take any antidepressant med, prozac , etc if you are a religious person, maybe the church...

  13. How do you handle Sexual Side Effects
    ... experience (for women & men). I have been on SSRI's ( Prozac now) all the time and just introduced Tricylic to...
    ... its a common problem with no easy answer, maybe the prozac dose could have been upped instead of adding the anafranil...
    ... its a common problem with no easy answer, maybe the prozac dose could have been upped instead of adding the anafranil ... with me. Unfortunatly I was on the highest dose of prozac . Im going to tell my doctor this but he knows Im not...
    ... ARE. HAVE YOU CONSIDERED A DRUG HOLIDAY FROM THE PROZAC TO SEE WHAT RESPONSE YOU HAVE FROM JUST THE ANAFRANIL...
    ... affected the same way. Right now I'm supposed to be on Prozac but it's been horrible sexual-side-effect-wise lol ... anything :) - I don't like the way I felt on the Prozac . I tried taking it every other day for about a week...
    ... drugs tend to have less Sexual problems like Luvox or prozac or lexapro. Again, it all depends on the person ... 's chemistry. At 60 mg of prozac I felt impotent but after lowering the dose down to...

  14. Fluvoxamine/Luvox
    ... there. Paxil, Zoloft, and Celexa are in the top 10-20. Prozac is right around there as well, Lexapro too, but Luvox...

  15. Do you take meds and if so what meds to you take?
    ... there. Paxil, Zoloft, and Celexa are in the top 10-20. Prozac is right around there as well, Lexapro too, but Luvox...
    ... meds most likely to help, and not just the SSRI or prozac type, the other types may work better for you, such...

  16. please help me
    ... to be scared of my child, please help me!! I tried prozac , paxil, zoloft, zyprexa, risperdal.... this isn...

  17. Help Me!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... there will be good times again....take medicine... Prozac have enabled me to live a halfway normal existance...

  18. Medication: Crutch or Cure
    ... when I went to the Dr. (psychiatrist). 1987 is when Prozac was basically just starting to be prescribed. I can...
    ... days but on the whole im doing really good! Im on prozac and am fortunate as I suffer from little to no side...

  19. anyone have the "yawns"?
    ... Yeh i got this with Venlafaxine and now get it with Prozac too. I have gotten used to it now though, although...

  20. My 11 year old son and OCD
    ... Like 150 Mlg At One Point. I Just Recently Started Prozac And Am About The Same Age As Your Son. If The Zoloft ... Does Not Help I Would Recomend Trying The Prozac . A Regular Counseler Who Also Has Ocd Would Might...

  21. Sick of this
    ... on medication since 1987. For the most part it was Prozac . Are you on any medication? I did the therapy stuff...
    ... on medication since 1987. For the most part it was Prozac . Are you on any medication? I did the therapy stuff...
    ... told my Dr. (a great psychiatrist) to put me back on Prozac . I told him you are going to see me in 5 days and ... I am feeling much better and I have been back on Prozac for abit over 2 weeks now. OCD is a forever battle...
    ... told my Dr. (a great psychiatrist) to put me back on Prozac . I told him you are going to see me in 5 days and ... I am feeling much better and I have been back on Prozac for abit over 2 weeks now. OCD is a forever battle...

  22. is anyone on effexor if you are pls read
    ... terrible reaction to paxil and i have had that also for prozac . but those were severe side effects...i loved celexa...

  23. Can you all tell me what antidepressants have worked for your OCD ?
    ... OCD meds. As far as I know, they are: Luvox, Paxil, Prozac , Zoloft, Celexa and Anafranil (anafranil is a tricyclic...

  24. i think im crazy
    ... Anyhow, you're not crazy. I can tell you that Prozac helped me a lot. Also, seriously, try to get in the...

  25. Obsessive fear of schizophrenia
    ... than dealing with my anxiety so stopped. I also tried Prozac for the 3rd time and although it had worked wonders ... still "larger than normal". I attribute it to the prozac though the doctors said no. I am now afraid of starting...

  26. Obsession Hellllllllllllll!!!
    ... I listened to my Dr for one week, started taking prozac , then stopped after I realized how porrly my family...

  27. please help me.
    ... medication for 17 years. Of those 17 years, 15 were on Prozac . For some reason, Prozac quit working effectively ... in deep mental trouble. I am slowly going back on Prozac and hope once again to start feeling somewhat normal...
    ... fits of rage" that were made soooo much worse with Prozac and Zoloft. My doc said that if I'm bi-polar, then...

  28. need to see doc for "new"OCD meds pls help!!
    ... zoloft for 6 years and it stopped helping. so i tried prozac right after i started taking it i noticed a difference...
    ... comes to what drug works for their OCD. I was on Prozac for about 15 years and just like that it started not ... me worse off then when I started. I am now back on Prozac after being off and trying the others for about 16 ... months. When I was on Prozac the first time and when I was at my best, I felt like ... something that would come close to what I had felt when Prozac was clicking for me. I am hoping after having a break ... from Prozac and now coming back to it that I can get back to that...

  29. need advice on what drugs to take
    ... zoloft, celexa and paxil are all prozac type antidepressants, there are several other types...

  30. hi, new here
    ... Hi megan, a prozac type emd often helps OCD books on overcoming OCD...

  31. All in my head?!?!
    ... stretch, and of course take medication. I've been taking prozac for one week now...but my problem isn't in the medication...
    ... stretch, and of course take medication. I've been taking prozac for one week now...but my problem isn't in the medication...

  32. How Long For Meds
    ... noticed a dramatic improvement! Im on fluoxetine ( Prozac ) I am however more an exception to the rule than the...

  33. Paxil
    ... talk to your psych about something less dramatic like Prozac or Wellbutrin. Good luck!...
    ... talk to your psych about something less dramatic like Prozac or Wellbutrin. Good luck! Wellbutrin is not...
    ... a complete mess. And it was terrifying. For me Prozac was the best. I plan to go back on it....

  34. Health Warning!!!! on 5-htp supplements
    ... 5-HTP but I'm taking it as sort of a helper for my prozac , so I guess that's okay right? but I do take b vitamins...

  35. New to board, looking for advice
    ... which really take the edge off of it for us. He is on Prozac and I'm taking Paxil. It took a few years of trying...

  36. Compulsive Skin Picking in a person with Down's Syndrome?
    ... that he is taking anti depressants. I think he is on Prozac and Buspar. Does anyone have any suggestions or...

  37. paxil cr vs paxil
    ... gaining al lthis weight on paxil and wanted to switch to prozac since it usually does not cause weight gain but my ... doctor said that is not a good idea since prozac will treat my depression but wont work with anxeity...

  38. Do inanimate objects have feelings to you?
    ... noticed I am better lately, maybe it's because of the prozac I am on?? Definitaly stuffed animals have been one...

  39. Anyone else OCD about this?
    ... was extremely helpful for me. Years later I began Prozac when my ocd (and depression) started raging. (Prozac...

  40. My List Of Compulsions,Obsessions And Tics
    ... and do not feel much different. I tried Zoloft and Prozac and felt like I was having a bad acid trip. Whew...
    ... and do not feel much different. I tried Zoloft and Prozac and felt like I was having a bad acid trip. Whew...

  41. Stopping my antidepressant
    ... anxiety/social anxiety, and panic disorder, so I take Prozac Weekly (3x a week, mainly for ocd). I may be...

  42. Benzos do they help with the fear?
    ... I'm on the highest dose of Prozac but also take a Klonopin that was perscribed to help...
    ... I take Prozac Weekly 3x a week in the morning and Seroquel at nite...
    ... another type of antidepressant such as effexor, the prozac should be reducing your anxiety more antidepressants...

  43. Anyone else clean non-stop?
    ... you have. I've had ocd since I was a child. I take Prozac Weekly 3x week and I'd received cognitive-behavioral...

  44. Tortured by the Past
    ... perfoming the ritual in response to the fear. I also take Prozac Weekly 3x a week, since meds generally help with the...

  45. Need Advice QUICK!
    ... had cbt, and it was very, very helpful. I also take Prozac Weekly, a SSRI, 3x a week which especially helps...

  46. Please Help Me.....
    ... hate being so paranoid all the time. I am on 80mg of Prozac , and it is making a small difference. I go back to...
    ... ways it could be wrong, innacurate, etc. She is on Prozac now and she is soooo much better. Go see a doctor...

  47. Feeling like your ocd is worse or not like everyone else's
    ... getting a little worse, i've been bumped from 20 mg of prozac to 30 so hopefully that will help. With my "gay"...

  48. here we go...
    ... there....Last year I became pregnant and stoped my Prozac two months prior. I think that for me the pregnancy...
    ... about someone who has been there, done that. I'm on prozac and luvox, and am decreasing them every 2 weeks cause ... m surprised that you had to stop nursing while on prozac . I've been on all different SRI's since my son was...
    ... Please talk with your doc. before you do anything!!! prozac and zoloft are ok to take while preg or nursing also...
    ... I was told that the Prozac was harmful to the baby both in utrero and threw breast...
    ... many ladies whose drs prescibed them either zoloft, prozac or paxil come in to my group. You should consult...

  49. Could this be OCD, or just being too careful?
    ... have had anxiety I would try Paxil first. Otherwise Prozac . Good luck. I sure wonder what brings something...

  50. TO Always Worrying......
    ... been officially diagnosed with OCD. I take Luvox, and Prozac . Currently I'm weaning myself off them cause my husband...

  51. zoloft ?
    ... t think straight. They lowered my dose, and added prozac too. That didn't help either, but that is besides...

  52. 11 Year old son with OCD..please help
    ... I'm on 150 mg of Luvox, and 20 mg of Prozac . I used to be on Zoloft. I haven't found a med that...

  53. What do you obsess about?
    ... but I thought someone was. I got down to 97 pounds! Prozac really helped with the ocd's....
    ... but I thought someone was. I got down to 97 pounds! Prozac really helped with the ocd's. Thank you for sharing ... that! I'll look into the Prozac again-I have a hard time with Meds. Thanks...Gina...

  54. An example of an OCD classic!
    ... just thinking of this as I responded to a post on Prozac , and would like to share. For the past week and...

  55. Prozac
    ... am always tired, so I cant say whether switching to prozac , made me more tired. I would say it did for a week...
    ... I started out on another anti-depresant other than Prozac , can't remember which one.....though an uncommon one ... knock-out antidepressant the Shrink started me on Prozac 20mg. The doc just needs to change his meds pronto ... a lot better. PS: I've never been tired taking Prozac !!!!...
    ... I on the other hand, am on Prozac and Luvox and am tired ALL THE TIME! I recently thought...
    ... For the first couple of weeks of taking prozac (I started may 2003) all I could do was sleep. I am ... whether this was actually the effect of starting the prozac or coming off effexor ........
    ... refered to is Serzone. NOW.. :) I take 40 mg a day of Prozac and 5 mg a day of Zyprexa. After getting used to ... more level headed decision making. Somnolence and prozac are usually not associated with each other: I believe...
    ... Hi- Prozac is one of the few meds for me, I agree that 40 is...
    ... I don't think 40mg is a high starting dose for prozac . Although what do I know? I only really started on...

  56. Just Diagnosed With OCD
    ... only one that has always worked the best for me is Prozac , which I've been taking 20 milligrams a day of (with...

  57. How do you deal with the sexual problems
    ... ? I know its not real but its ocd... 20 mg. of prozac gave me huge sexual problems 100mg. of luvox was...
    ... ? I know its not real but its ocd... 20 mg. of prozac gave me huge sexual problems 100mg. of luvox was...
    ... your frustration. I'm on 100 mg Luvox, and 20 mg of prozac ....

  58. Clean hands? OCD?
    ... the bedroom is messy... It is so weird. I took the prozac for depression before because I didn't want to go...

  59. I dont understand, can anyone define wot i have?
    ... that point I really wanted and need the medication ( Prozac , in my case) to help. I had decided it would help ... landscape or the street.... Well, one thing that the Prozac did was... it kind of suddenly "cleaned" the streets...

  60. Obsessive compulsive Disorder
    ... . Paxil works great on Anxiety, but I had to take prozac as well, because it failed to care for ALL the issues...

  61. Alternatives TO paxil
    ... panic attacks are back. I was prescribed 20mg of prozac a month ago and my OCD got a LOT better very quickly ... cuz I'm having a lot of panic attacks (but no OCD). Prozac is sometimes used to treat obesity. It is generally...
    ... both still around. ANyways should i ask my doc for prozac then? why does paxil make u gain more then other drugs...
    ... weight gain in many people. I was doing well on Prozac , but I think I have to stop, since starting it I have ... posted this in the Panic forum under "problems with Prozac "). I hope you find something soon that works for ... remember what the next drug my doc said to try if prozac didn't work. I think she said Zoloft. We'll see...

  62. Anybody on Luvox
    ... My Psychiatrist has me taking a low dose of Prozac along with the Luvox. Honestly, I feel like I'm taking...
    ... Well... prozac is much worse for sexual problems than luvox. Luvox ... is bad but prozac is the pits. Risperdal is an augmentation Anti...

  63. Geodon and Seroquel ???
    ... ve never taken antipsychotics, but I'm pretty sure Prozac is an SSRI, which is what I take. I forget exactly...

  64. Risperdal for OCD
    ... affecting me sexually more than the SSRI. I was taking Prozac with risperdal and neurontin. I stopped taking ALL...
    ... Well... mike . I tried prozac at even at 20 mg. I had total sexual dysfunction. ... Prozac is as bad as any drug for sexual problems. I dont...

  65. new here
    ... really connected that with my OCD. I'm on Luvox and Prozac . I feel like the effects of those are wearing off...

  66. Meds and Pregnancy
    ... Well I know exactly how you feel. I have been on Prozac and Ativan (for OCD and anxiety) for about 7 years ... am now 14 weeks pregnant and have done research on Prozac during pregnancy. First of all I NEED IT! I am under ... not an option. I don't feel guilty about being on Prozac , I need it, what if I have high blood pressure, what ... nformation you can, I do know from research and doctors and Prozac in one of the ONLY medications that have been studied...
    ... Well I know exactly how you feel. I have been on Prozac and Ativan (for OCD and anxiety) for about 7 years ... am now 14 weeks pregnant and have done research on Prozac during pregnancy. First of all I NEED IT! I am under ... not an option. I don't feel guilty about being on Prozac , I need it, what if I have high blood pressure, what ... nformation you can, I do know from research and doctors and Prozac in one of the ONLY medications that have been studied ... great! I wish you a healthy, happy pregnancy. I am on prozac , so that also helps. I know it's one of the oldest...

  67. Hi....New here
    ... Currently I'm on 100 mg. of Luvox, and 20 mg. of Prozac . I can't tolerate a high dosage of Luvox, as I have...

  68. struggling
    ... my face. I'm tired all of the time. I am taking Prozac and Xanax. I just want to feel free! Does anyone...

  69. OCD & Numbers
    ... again this year, and am taking Anafranil, and a little Prozac , and it is helping...most of my issues are still there...

  70. Having a hard time..... please reply
    ... Don't remember the aurthor but it helped me. I take prozac and i kept working with my docter to get the dosage...

  71. Do I have an ocd?
    ... Wellbutrin and adderrall. I have tried Zoloft and prozac , but I could not sleep or enjoy sex and I started...

  72. Best meds for OCD?
    ... Same with me...Im on Prozac . I have been on many..Paxil, Zoloft, Effexor, Celexa...
    ... I TAKE PROZAC . WHAT I DID WAS DO SOME DOSAGE RESEARCH AT THE OCD...
    ... I was switched from prozac to lexapro a few days ago, i have lyme and my lyme...

  73. Anyone taking Lexapro and Xanax for OCD?
    ... want to. Anyways. If you havent tried paxil, luvox, prozac , ask your doc, they're actually indicated for obsessive...
    ... lexapro (the only med that I didn't really care for), prozac , paxil, luvox and anafranil.[/FONT] MANK...

  74. anxiety
    ... a mix of both of those disorders. Im currently on Prozac 40mgs, Zyprexa 5mgs, and Epilim 1000mgs. I have a...

  75. Sexual History
    ... OCD remember!! lol I am noticing a difference on prozac but I have terrible obsession about the first time...