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  1. PMS Question...
    ... suggested we try Sarafem, but it is the same drug as Prozac and I already knew I couldn't tolerate taking SSRI...

  2. Suggestions for PMS Relief
    ... the pill for 7 years, 1 1/2 yrs ago Dr. put me on Prozac /Fluoxetine and that helped but I could not handle ... weight, and my breast were still sore. Been off of of Prozac now since May, that was very hard and I feel fine...
    ... sarafem. I really like it, but i think it's a form of prozac . Sorry i can't help you. I would sit down with you...

  3. Pmdd
    ... doctor. She put my on Sarefem. A drug simialar to prozac , but it marketed for PMDD. Well i went off of it ... costly and i talked with my doctor about just getting prozac . Thinking that would be cheaper. The problem with ... that being that if you take prozac instead you are consider to have a mental problem...
    ... sarafem also. (a few years ago) I guess it is just like prozac , but it seemed a bit gentler? My insurance quit paying ... for sarafem, so I had to move to prozac , but now I am on paxil. Charlotte...
    ... I have pmdd, have been on prozac for a couple of years which has helped a lot...i tried...
    ... to get something else. My doctor said that would be prozac , but you have to be careful with that. You can be ... two drugs are markted. So i didn't want to do the prozac . Plus she said she knew alot of people having troubles...
    ... net. It helps you pretty much the same way that prozac does. I remember it helping me with my anxiety too...
    ... about this, bascially serafem is the same drug as prozac (flouxatene), the only difference is that you only...
    ... those episodes are really scary. He has prescribed Prozac 20mg day to keep seratonin levels on an even keel...
    ... was on that before and it worked well, I switched to prozac after thinking I didn't need anyting anymore (Big...
    ... read from all of you. Today is my 8th day on 20mg prozac and I'm not sure if it's working...or helping. Maybe ... web at some sites that many people feel anxious on prozac ...the opposite of what I need. Any advice would be...
    ... works for pmdd, which my dr. said is the same as prozac . If you didn't have anxiety issues before you started...
    ... you have them. It should be fine until you get the prozac in your system. I wouldn't take them either, but...
    ... works for pmdd, which my dr. said is the same as prozac . If you didn't have anxiety issues before you started ... of them. I started on sarafem, then had to get on prozac instead, because my insurance wouldn't cover sarafem ... I thought that sarafem had less side effects than prozac . What do you think? Sort of a more "gentle" drug. ... I went off of prozac after about a year of it, then moved onto sarafem...
    ... So you're not taking anything now? My dr. said prozac and sarafem were the exact same thing, but I don't...
    ... So you're not taking anything now? My dr. said prozac and sarafem were the exact same thing, but I don't ... whatever reason, so maybe that's why?? I heard that prozac and sarafem were the same too, but what the heck is...
    ... It looks more feminine and is not called outright prozac , so probally many that take it don't even know they ... are taking prozac . Just a guess.....I hate you are having problems...
    ... It looks more feminine and is not called outright prozac , so probally many that take it don't even know they ... are taking prozac . Just a guess.....I hate you are having problems...

  4. Do u have bad pms or pmdd?
    ... i do and it sucks !!!! i am getting off of prozac after 6 yrs, and i am looking for something natural...

  5. PMS & Depression
    ... i get really bad pms and i have been on prozac for 6 yrs. there are other meds out there. i am getting ... off of prozac and i have noticed this month as i am down to 10 mgs...

  6. Depression - PMS
    ... might want to see a doctor. He can put you on SSRIs ( Prozac , Serafem, Zoloft, or something) for the period of...

  7. When Your M. Cycle Gets In The Way of Your Job...
    ... is used to treat prostate cancer and endometriosis, prozac is used to treat depression, insomnia, etc. Since...

  8. Depression and PMS
    ... depression since I was 18. :) I'm currently taking prozac . What I'm starting to notice is my depression worsens...

  9. Help! Has anyone used Lexapro for the time before, during, and after your period?
    ... I know that some people use Prozac and Zoloft, but I was hoping I'd hear from people...

  10. Estrostep FE, a few questions
    ... interfere with my moods! Or else I might end up on Prozac again and that would be no good! Also, of course...

  11. PMS and Anger
    ... you can talk to your doctor about a low dosage of Prozac (this is mentioned in another thread on this board ... Pill/my progestin intolerance was the source I tried Prozac and it helped immensly (until I started getting a...

  12. Prozac for PMS?
    ... Hi Katie, I'm 44 1/2 and have been taking Prozac for PMS for about 3 yrs. now. I must say, it works ... swings, not severe, but bad enough I felt horrible. Prozac has changed my life. Good luck to you. And its seriously...
    ... Hi Katie, I'm 44 1/2 and have been taking Prozac for PMS for about 3 yrs. now. I must say, it works ... swings, not severe, but bad enough I felt horrible. Prozac has changed my life. Good luck to you. And its seriously ... s no way to live, so I will seriously consider the Prozac . I just wanted assurance that starting/stopping...
    ... I was prescribed Prozac for PMS (mostly psychological symptoms) for awhile ... onto the market -- I beleive that is the same drug as Prozac , but a low dose and marketed specifically for PMS ... (too much stigma with Prozac I guess. . . )...
    ... I was prescribed Prozac for PMS (mostly psychological symptoms) for awhile ... onto the market -- I beleive that is the same drug as Prozac , but a low dose and marketed specifically for PMS ... (too much stigma with Prozac I guess. . . ) Hi there - thanks for your info...
    ... into this issue further. I've decided to try the Prozac route for now and I have a follow-up appointment with ... from now until then, so we can discuss whether the Prozac during PMS and Bextra for severe cramps during my...
    ... on it. Vicki Thanks Vicki. I started the Prozac Sunday because I knew I had started ovulating and ... starting to PMS/vent/become irritable :( - guess the Prozac hasn't kicked in yet), and am ready to be done with...

  13. No periods for a year...
    ... shrink in the past ever did was prescribe Xanax and Prozac , and told me that my deprived childhood had made me...
    ... shrink in the past ever did was prescribe Xanax and Prozac , and told me that my deprived childhood had made me...

  14. Pms Is Ruining My Relationship!
    ... completely). She then prescribed Serafem (lose dose of prozac , i believe) which is precisely for severe PMS. That...

  15. 20 y/o,2 periods in one month! scared
    ... maybe cause it is that on March 25th, I began taking Prozac . Maybe since it changes the chemicals in your mind...
    ... maybe cause it is that on March 25th, I began taking Prozac . Maybe since it changes the chemicals in your mind...

  16. Prozac for PMS???
    ... A friend of mine takes prozac for PMS and she's had great results with it. She...

  17. Has anyone tried vitex for PMS
    ... taking multiple supplements are far superior to the prozac and birth control pills that are offerred at the doctor...

  18. Question about Anti-Depressants ??
    ... anyone have any suggestions? Oh, I forgot, I did try Prozac for about 6-8 weeks before the Zoloft and I could...
    ... Paxil, Prozac and Zoloft have the same mechanism (SSRI). Effexor...
    ... Celexa for the past year without any problems. I tried Prozac and it was hell for me, too stimulating. I take the ... pounds. Celexa has also allowed me to feel emotions as Prozac didn't. I just can handle things better for some...

  19. antidepressants and painful menstrual cramps
    ... menstrual cramps that are on medication such as paxil, prozac or zoloft. My daughter was on paxil when she started...

  20. Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
    ... treated with a low dose of antidepressants, usually prozac . However, I cannot tolerate those drugs due to other...
    ... can find a good Dr. that helps you. I wouldn't say Prozac , but lots of people I know take it. Good luck and...

  21. Evening Primrose
    ... you will find some interesting info.. You know it is Prozac , right? It sounds like a miracle drug for those suffering...

  22. PMS HELP without PROZAC
    ... chaste berry) Also Kava Kava tincture is a natural " prozac " kind of herb. All these things help me!! :) Good...
    ... YES! Prozac is evil! I started taking the evening primrose oil...

  23. antidepressent in 2nd trimester
    ... fairly new, and ive had no side effects. ive taken prozac , paxil, amitriptiline, nortriptiline(?spelling) there...

  24. Should I take Celexa?

  25. Disccharge from breasts
    ... Mia, by any chance are you on prozac ? I have nipple discharge when sqeezed, noticed when ... self-breast exam. My GYN said it was because of the prozac that I am on. Hope this helps....

  26. has anyone ever had an agus pap result
    ... even more nervous. i'm already 40 miligrams a day prozac as it is.....LOL......anyway, i'll let you know how...
    ... img]http://www.healthboards.com/ubb/cool.gif[/img] Prozac too! I did that too!!! But Now I take a vitamin regimine...

  27. REALLY BAD PMS
    ... for this problem. She prescribed me a low dose of Prozac . She is also doing blood tests to test my thyroid...
    ... make sure you want to do that before you start taking Prozac . People say birth control pills can cause problems ... anti-depressants can do. I was prescribed Paxil then Prozac for stomach problems and instead of helping, it caused...

  28. PMDD
    ... out there have PMDD? I have been prescribed weekly Prozac . Anyone out there have this disorder? [img]http...
    ... that will work. Please consider these before taking Prozac . ...

  29. Endo Question
    ... required a lot of cutting away. The Doctor also added Prozac to the Amitryptiline as a companion dose to help boost...

  30. PMS mood swings
    ... The name of the med is Sarafem which is Prozac with a fancy new name for women....

  31. Do You Suffer From PMS OR PMDD???
    ... aweful.. can anyone relate? also i take 30 mgs of prozac and 100 mgs of trazadone.. when my pmdd hits these...

  32. Help! PMS!!!!!!
    ... that helpful. Sarafem is actually a low dosage of Prozac . Mine is 5 miligrams. You can now buy the generic ... of Prozac , but you CANNOT buy the generic of Sarafem. Don't ... my prescription from Sarafem to just 5 miligrams of Prozac so that I could take advantage of a HUGE savings by ... even enough. The prescription must be written for Prozac . Those pharmaceutical companies are tricky little...

Hysterectomy board

  1. change in depression after hysterectomy?
    ... of energy feelings. so went back on it. i also take prozac for major depression. having a hyst contributed to...

  2. 28 and Having a Hysterectomy
    ... and miss to begin with, settled down. I have been on Prozac for years for depression, and my doctor upped the...

  3. is taking hrt safe i lost 1 ovary jan 2006.need advice.
    ... money worries that went with it. My Dr put me on Prozac at the time, which did chill me out a lot and enabled...

  4. Depression & estrogen?
    ... do I want to die? I wish I could take Lexapro or Prozac or Zoloft - they help my moods - but I can't take...

  5. Did hysterectomy help?
    ... anxiety (makes me depressed) and right now 10 mg of Prozac (which makes me anxious!). When I get really out...

  6. Help with anxiety!!!
    ... anything else to help with anxiety? Effexor, Cymbalta? Prozac ? I want to chill out and keep my mood up so that...

  7. Ssri ???
    ... anymore weight. At times I would take a low dose of Prozac to deal with the evil PMS. My poor husband, is...

  8. Surgery Monday Morning
    ... months. I dont know what to do. They have me on 40 mg Prozac each morning. At first it helped, (i think), but now...

Menopause board

  1. I never thought I'd ever feel healthy again.......!
    ... I took take prozac and now that I am usng a natural estrogen progesterone ... product, I'm wondering if I need the prozac any longer. When I up my dose of the natural product ... combined with still taking prozac , I feel sort of hyper, nervous etc. but when i cut ... therapy down, I don't feel nervous,e tc. with taking the prozac . Just wondering if I should get off of it. Kind...

  2. This is Horrible!
    ... perimenopause. It was just horrible. I was put on prozac which did help alleviate hot flashes and help my mentality...

  3. Period after 14 months
    ... keeping you informed. Maybe I don't need to take the Prozac anymore. Maybe that's what's keeping me up. Prozac...
    ... hard time with it and thank God my gyne put me on prozac as it helped a lot with hot flashes and stability...

  4. Anyone here using combipatch hrt? Do I need to fear this? Experience please!
    ... with all the news about the side effects. I am taking prozac 20 mg. that i originally took for hot flashes and...

  5. Hormone therapy
    ... combipatch but will shortly. I took nothing except prozac 20 mg. for my hot flashes and anxiety attacks which...

  6. help with all this
    ... years ago so I take a mood stablizer, Lamictal. I take Prozac and xanax also. I have diabetes 2 and take Welchol...

  7. Does anyone else get days when they feel both physically and mentally ill??!!
    ... understanding. I have been taking the generic version of prozac (fluoxetine) for 3 weeks while weaning off my old...
    ... I feel the same way today! I am on prozac also and xanax. I just don't want to do anything at...
    ... !! How lucky are they??!! As well as swopping to Prozac (which I don't think is doing anything and in fact...
    ... avoid the aches and overwhelming fatigue. I took Prozac and became extremely depressed within a week or two...
    ... through a hysterectomy and 1 ovary removed. I take prozac and xanax, though hope to soon be able to wean off...

  8. Ok to take 2 anti-depressants together??
    ... any advice/experiences, but my doctor has put me on prozac and I was already taking a tricyclic anti-depressant ... together, and I would like to do this anyway until the prozac begins to kick in, but am a bit worried. I was also...

  9. Got prozac now. Fed up with all the messing about!!!!
    ... Dear Pud....i Hope The Prozac Gives You Some Relief, I Heard That It Workd Quickly...
    ... Hey don't mean to but in, but does Prozac help for greiving or just everyday depression?...
    ... pretty lousy today. I have only taken 2 doses of the prozac , am also back on hrt and while taking these am weaning ... depression, but I'm relieved to say that so far the prozac doesn't seem to be causing any excess anxiety like...

  10. Should I be through this at 54? How long does it go on?
    ... holiday week-end, both with the weather outside and the prozac inside!! sue...

  11. Zoloft for menopause?
    ... symptoms my gyn said that now days doctors prescribe prozac or zoloft for these symptoms. I got a script for zoloft...
    ... ntidepressants out there I just knew I didn't want to go on prozac ! I will ask my primary doc about it. Has anyone out...

  12. Confused on what to do, HRT or nothing at all?
    ... over the years to control it myself, but I do take Prozac , which I also knows helps with anxiety. I take it...

  13. Anyone had any relief from anti-depressants?
    ... I want to try a different anti-depressant, maybe prozac or seroxat, which I've heard are good for anxiety...
    ... better. I never did take the antideppresents given me ( Prozac ) because I didn't want to cloud the issue. If I felt ... wanted to know that it was the hormones and not the Prozac . Be kind to yourself and know that this person you...

  14. I'm not happy with this menopause!
    ... so my DR. switched me to the pill. She also gave me Prozac for the depression. Has anyone had any experience...

  15. High estrogen and peri?
    ... hormones dont agree with me. All she could offer me was prozac . Not understanding at all. Then a few month later...

  16. "Up and Down" with Depression and Anxiety
    ... but says she is now more stable as she's been on Prozac quite some time. It's quite incredible isn't it just...

  17. could this be linked?
    ... shortness of breath attacks about 9 months ago, im no on prozac which has helped quite a lot. But do any of you think...

  18. Dizziness
    ... like a very weird vertigo attack after coming off Prozac a few years ago. They said it helps dizziness. Or...

  19. hotflashes and questions - I have "officially" joined "the club"
    ... search though is that there is *some* evidence that prozac has played a role in decreasing hotflash issues -...

  20. Cold Sweats
    ... gain weight and a spike in blood pressure. I started Prozac a couple of weeks ago, I am not sure if it is working...
    ... is supposed to help with the anxiety. I hope the Prozac starts working soon. I have been really working on...

  21. Fatigue and perimenopause, then menopause
    ... was getting really moody and snappy, i was put on Prozac for slight depression and panic attacks which have ... got worse in last year too. The prozac has helped with the moods and my panic attacks. ...

  22. menopause and depression
    ... hello, I have recently started taking prozac for perimenopausal related symptoms. It has been...

  23. Feedback on Lexapro and Effexor
    ... me to Lexapro or Effexor for my symptoms. I am on Prozac 40mg but still can't sleep and the ringing in my ears...
    ... Hi, VegasQ, I have taken prozac . Do you know that the symptoms you are experiencing ... can be side effects of prozac ? I have also taken Effexor. I didn't notice any...
    ... Lexapro or Remifin? Thanks! PS...I have been on Prozac for about 6 months....

  24. Can anyone help with a natural suggestion? Estroven or something?
    ... sleep can i then take Ambien CR? My doc has me on Prozac and Xanax and I swear it's hormonal. Thouhts and...

  25. Does Prozac Help Peri?
    ... A friend of mine started Prozac for menopause, and it made a total difference in her...

  26. Depression and Med (Effexor XR)
    ... for OCD, (150mg) but I supplement it with 20mg of Prozac . I have Xanax to use on an as-needed basis. It works...

  27. Perimenopause symptoms
    ... put me on so much meds and changes, from celexa to prozac , to paxil, to buspar. I was losing myself and hated...

  28. what antidepressant worked for you?
    ... symptoms but can take hrt. I also heard that fluoxetine ( prozac ) works well for hot flashes. Good luck and take care...
    ... you might want to try prozac or celexa. also i have heard that zoloft is good...

  29. Is This Menopause? Will the Pill Help?
    ... again last week and is a little less severe due to Prozac 20mg a day, but in the last 24 days I have had 2 periods...

  30. Weight Gain--stomach!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... Now I don't believe all this weight is due to Prozac . I am thinking it is a hormonal thing. I read articles...

  31. It's been a long time, but I'm still around and still have peri!
    ... lot when I never use to do this. I take 20 mg. of prozac and they up'd my lipitor to 20 mg., my cholesterol ... the weight is on! I'm sure some of it is from the Prozac too. The hot flashes finally stopped for now. Gosh...
    ... will disappear and new one start! I have heard that Prozac can cause some weight gain, but peri can too. I am...

  32. Menopause.Burning Skin...Freezing Hands
    ... hands on this knowledge at first, so I was put on Prozac , 20 mg to combat the meno swings, etc. It did help...

  33. How short did your cycles get?
    ... coming every 14 days. Not very fun. Went on low dose of Prozac which helped for awhile....

  34. Best medication for anxiety?????Anyone know about Buspar
    ... horrible to our health. it can kill you. so my dr rx'd PROZAC , which is used to treat both anxiety and depression ... is no magic pill that exists but I have to say the prozac has calmed me down immensly. plus I take one clonapin ... ask me. I pray one day I will be able to get off the prozac and live a normal quality life. I had no idea I was...

  35. Can you relate?
    ... trainer) is just what the doctor ordered, along with Prozac . They're hopping in her new red Miata and heading...