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

  2. depression
    ... part is the mood swings and depression. I am off prozac for the first time in years because I felt like it...
    ... get back on some medication. It doesn't have to be prozac . Lexapro was a good choice for me... the point is...

  3. 14yrs. of perimenopause?
    ... hi, I'm taking prozac for my migraines, but I'm also finding it helps with ... perimenopause (or so my husband and sis say, lol). The prozac was to counter the irritability from the Topamax for...

  4. Anyone else feel WORSE when taking HRT?
    ... Maple, for your response. I recently started taking prozac and klonopin (similar to ativan) and they are helping...

  5. Zoloft and Xanax
    ... your health if you delay treatment. I was put on prozac , and SSRI, which treats not only depression but anxiety ... nothing. plus there are no bad side effects with prozac with me. prozac does not cause any weight gain which...
    ... weight gain with zoloft, either. I've never tried prozac , as my dr. thinks it may be too stimulating for me...
    ... :) Hey pbjmom, I would ask to try Prozac . I was on prozac and it worked wonders!!:) I was ... for an alcohol addiction(which is depressant) and prozac really helped me tremendously. I never tried zoloft...

  6. Antidepressants for Night Sweats and HF?
    ... input, Ladies. I was wondering if anyone had found Prozac to help them with these symptoms too? I hear that ... Prozac doesn't make most people gain weight like Lexapro...
    ... input, Ladies. I was wondering if anyone had found Prozac to help them with these symptoms too? I hear that ... Prozac doesn't make most people gain weight like Lexapro ... s do. I have been taking a very low dosage of Prozac (5 mg) for about a month, and have not been experiencing...

  7. New, and can't stop the worry!
    ... believe this. I do take Effexor, and after trying Prozac and Lexapro, I think I react the same to all of them...

  8. Antidepressants
    ... problems going off them. The last time I tried to go off prozac I said to myself I would rather live w/ the meds that...

  9. Anything help for Bad PMS in early Peri?
    ... off depressive symptoms. I was just prescribed Prozac which is supposedly the "drug of choice" for PMDD...

  10. Early waking, buzzing and shaking
    ... a lot of them that stops that feeling. I'm now on Prozac 20 mg. low dose and I have xanax when needed. Wish...

  11. Can Anyone Relate?
    ... understand menopause, and trauma I'd experienced. I take Prozac and that does keep my panic attacks in check. benn...

  12. Bio-Identical Hormone Question
    ... the morning, one at night. She told me she was on prozac like me and after taking some of the pills I have ... been taking she got off the prozac . The woman at the health food store told me that I...

  13. Effexor for Hot Flashes
    ... on it and didnt want to live. I had switched from prozac to effexor cause prozac can cause weight gain and...

  14. Finally got levels tested. Does this sound right?
    ... all told me it was in my head, or go home and take prozac , or even if it's perimenopause you just have to tough...

  15. Need help please
    ... few months later it went into day anxiety attacks. Prozac stopped them. :)...

  16. antidepressants
    ... was feeling...yep sure enough, it is peri. I take Prozac and it worked great for a while. But this time, when...
    ... Has anyone had any luck with Prozac ? I hear people talk about how good Welbutrin makes...
    ... I have been on prozac for about 8 years. It works for me. I also take trazadone ... at night cause prozac kept me from getting a full night sleep. ABout 2 times...

  17. High Anxiety
    ... hate this anxious feeling, really gets to me. I take Prozac and have Xanax when needed. So got to take it again...

  18. 51 and miserable
    ... for the birds. I have been taking Levlite BCP and Prozac since I was 47 to help control the symptoms of perimenopaus...

  19. A NEW THREAD FOR LIST OF SYMPTOMS
    ... dry dry skin pigmentation change emotional, now on prozac thank God! Had the worse cryiing spells and mood...

  20. Fat Flush! I'm obssessing about the weight again
    ... right about the anxiety. When I had that before the Prozac , oh my God, I lost like 25 lbs. in 3 months, but I...

  21. burning in tummy and strange feelings in my heart
    ... when I was given aciphex but what helped the most was PRozac . My gyne said it would help the stomach problems...

  22. how does it happen
    ... have heard of paxil for PMS or it might have been Prozac . I just haven't tried to get an antidepressant. ...

  23. on 5 mg of Lexapro and still having flashes
    ... about Lexapro. Have so many friends on it. I take Prozac , 20mg. Maybe you should move the Lexapro up to 10 ... ever during the missed period times but thanks to Prozac , I didn't flip out. I would think about increasing...

  24. does anyone get any good days?
    ... years. One person stated that she thinks being on Prozac for many years for anxiety disorder prevented her ... women (one on Paxil and I think the other one took Prozac ) just stopped having periods without any incidents...

  25. I forgot!!!!! So darn tired all the time!
    ... because I haven't gotten my period in 3 months, the Prozac and a sudden side effect from it, or just plain ole...

  26. Hello everyone! Update!
    ... there. But this weight gain has to go. Now I do take Prozac , but I had an up and down weight thing way before ... Prozac , just a hormonal thing. I just turned 47 last month...
    ... help aid the process. Right now, I am only taking Prozac , 20 mg. I lost my brother during my major perimenopause...

  27. Symptoms Gone Using Weights at Home
    ... weight now going through perimenopause, also from the Prozac too. I exercise big time, but i feel more toned but...

  28. Waking Up Too Early in the Mornings
    ... prescribe me an anti anxiety med. I've now been on prozac for one yr. and it's changed my life. now I've entered...

  29. please help!
    ... but can't find the energy to do them. I started on Prozac yesterday, so I know that will take some time to kick...
    ... of sleep. Ok, sometimes 4. My doctor put me on the Prozac , but I swear I think it has made things worse!!!!...
    ... I hope the Prozac helps you feel better. I don't have any suggestions...
    ... she put me on Estraderm Patch 0.5mg. Took me off the Prozac , felt like it was driving me crazier. Told her I wasn...

  30. BIG mood swings... is this peri-menopause?
    ... thought. Then the Doctor confirmed it. She put me on Prozac and have been on it for about 2 months but it is not...

  31. Please help me
    ... I am getting real irritable. And the doc put me on Prozac . I thought that would help me sleep, but I don't think...
    ... they would probably work much better for you than the Prozac . I am now dealing with a dental infection, so I...
    ... my body seems to get adjusted to that time. The Prozac might not be working for you if it makes you jittery ... symtoms! Don't know how long you have been on the Prozac but if it continues, tell your dr. Sometimes you...
    ... had the jitters and the fast heartbeat before the Prozac . But my doc also said that the Prozac would help me...
    ... T need the restoril. I'm also on Effexor. I WAS on Prozac and then my doc took me off because off all the hype ... to come off of it because of no benefit. I was on PROZAC in the past and I found it only made me more jittery...

  32. Anyone Notice a Time Frame With Symptoms?
    ... some of the symptoms start all over again. I take Prozac from my gyne to help me. Got some relief from that...

  33. morning anxiety...how about evenings?
    ... panic attacks, you name it, I had it. I am taking Prozac and believe me, it worked. But I still get it at...

  34. I just can't get a grip of this!
    ... top of that!! Didn't you tell me you were on Prozac ? Is that not helping with the depression? Like I...
    ... Maybe i should read it again. Yes, I am taking Prozac . Seems like I need to up it to 40mg. now instead...
    ... nervous flyer, so go figure. Thanks again. As far as Prozac , I have been fortunate not to have any major side...

  35. Having a Break Down
    ... worse after my period than before my period. I take Prozac , 20 mg., just curious how much the ladies on the board...
    ... way. We'll see how it goes. I know you said the Prozac doesn't affect you sexually, and that is great! The...

  36. A Question for All of AD users...
    ... Zoloft is basically for depression. I've taken Prozac for 15 years (for OCD), but I take an anti-anxiety...
    ... Hi! Good question. I had anxiety before I took prozac (AD) but sometimes they will make you feel a bit ... Sometimes, I am still jittery, nervous and crazed even on Prozac and I can tell sometimes it is not the medicine but...
    ... s an SSNRI made by the same company that produces Prozac . I'm going to get as much info. from my doctor as...
    ... basically over, I am still a yoyo. I have been taking Prozac now for a year but when the perimenopause symptoms...

  37. Can anyone relate?
    ... Actually, when my gyne told me she was giving me Prozac for my hormonal swings and it would also help my IBS...

  38. Hormone Tests
    ... normal. I have also tried antidepressants - Paxil, Prozac , Lexapro, and Zoloft. All of them had side effects...
    ... normal. I have also tried antidepressants - Paxil, Prozac , Lexapro, and Zoloft. All of them had side effects...

  39. hi..new to board..
    ... late , oh well. The anxiety is still there, take prozac and now lipitor for high cholesterol, what a mess ... body hurts, tissues, nerves, etc. Well at least the prozac helps with the anxiety attacks but let me tell you...

  40. Noticing the change...watch it yourself!
    ... night sweats with a weird feeling in my head. I took prozac for a week, but could not handle the depression that ... The night sweats started two days after taking the prozac . They wake me up like clockwork at 2:00 each morning ... neck. I do not know if it is a side effect of the prozac or not, but I am getting really worried and exhausted...
    ... serious hot flashes and I wasn't on anything then. Prozac ? How many mgs? It takes about 4-6 weeks to really...
    ... Andrea, I was taking a very small dose of 10mg of Prozac . I talked to my doctor and he said that my symptoms ... were side effects to the Prozac and advised that I stop taking it. My symptoms were...
    ... Andrea, I was taking a very small dose of 10mg of Prozac . I talked to my doctor and he said that my symptoms ... were side effects to the Prozac and advised that I stop taking it. My symptoms were...

  41. Panic and Perimenopause
    ... attacks are very common with hormonal change. I take Prozac for my anxiety attacks which also helps me with hot ... irregular heartbeats are normal. Zoloft, Lexapro, Prozac , Paxilk etc do help in perimenopause, not to be pushi...
    ... myself it's my hormones and try to go back to sleep. Prozac helped alot coz I had the meno blues with changes...
    ... nowhere and of course, that's what panic is, lol I take Prozac and it helped alot with my anxiety attacks. I would...
    ... Hi Jackie. I hear you. I am on Prozac but was considering moving to Lexapro since I know...
    ... right now is definitely not a good idea. But, if Prozac is working really well for you, I wouldn't switch ... affects but then, they all do that!) My hubby is on Prozac now, and it is by far the best AD he has been on, ... person, and a much happier, outgoing person! :) So, Prozac is a great AD also. Jackie...
    ... right now is definitely not a good idea. But, if Prozac is working really well for you, I wouldn't switch ... affects but then, they all do that!) My hubby is on Prozac now, and it is by far the best AD he has been on, ... person, and a much happier, outgoing person! :) So, Prozac is a great AD also. Jackie Thanks Jackie, I ... have no sexual side effects with Prozac but I am only on 20 mg. How many mg's are u taking ... lexapro and how many mg's is your husband taking with Prozac if I may ask? Thanks...
    ... Andrea, he is taking 20 mg of Prozac and I am taking 10 mg of Lexapro. He had no drive...
    ... that. I am not having any sexual side effects from Prozac . Before I took it, I did have a sexual problem, menopause...
    ... Andrea, I would stick with the Prozac , if you aren't having any sexual side affects from...
    ... Andrea, I would stick with the Prozac , if you aren't having any sexual side affects from ... take it and really have energy, feel better. With prozac , it stopped my anxiety attacks, but still sometimes ... try a new one. I know Lexapro is a very new SSRI. Prozac is very old, but a very reliable drug, I guess, according ... my doctors. Actually, I was given Serafim, the new Prozac , but my insurance would only cover the generic to ... Prozac . My gyne said it's all the same thing....
    ... gain in alot of people too. Since my hubby got on Prozac , he hardly eats anything. He has lost tons of weight...
    ... Wow! I wish my Prozac did that to me!...
    ... weight, i know been there done that, And so does Prozac , that's no lie! I am almost kiling myself on the...

  42. Antidepressants Or Hormones?
    ... is suggesting I go on Lexapro. She says it is like prozac but much more calming. In the meantime, you might...

  43. Headaches Galore!
    ... am already taking Lipitor for high cholesterol and prozac . to me, that's way too much, but it has helped me...

  44. Still having trouble sleeping :(
    ... you get a start on it. Thank God for my gyne and Prozac , and I know there are some ladies on this board who...
    ... The anti-depressants do help through meno. I take Prozac and I thank my gyne who originally prescribed it....
    ... The anti-depressants do help through meno. I take Prozac and I thank my gyne who originally prescribed it....

  45. Anyone Try The Fat Flush Diet by Ann Louise
    ... before menopause, the roughest of all cycles. I take Prozac , just wondering if it would also have any conflicts...
    ... before menopause, the roughest of all cycles. I take Prozac , just wondering if it would also have any conflicts...
    ... And do you lose weight quickly? What if you are on Prozac , will it still work?...
    ... safe. You probably want to ask your doctor about the prozac just to make you feel safer about it all but I had...
    ... before menopause, the roughest of all cycles. I take Prozac , just wondering if it would also have any conflicts...

  46. Prickling and burning skin--is this perimenopause? Anyone else have this?
    ... was the Queen of anxiety. I have to say that the Prozac I am taking and only 20mg which is the lowest dose...
    ... Andrea--my doctor wanted me to take the low dosage of Prozac , but it seemed to bother my stomach. I have always...

  47. Are these symptoms Perimenopause?
    ... started going thru menopause and she told me she got on Prozac . Dummy me wondered why in the world would you need...

  48. Wellbutrin for perimenopause?
    ... for hot flashes but they do help some women. I take Prozac and that helped alot with my hot flashes but when...

  49. Post-Menopausal Weight Gain
    ... can make u nervous, jittery etc. and I'm also taking Prozac ...
    ... away next month. I wish I could blame all this on Prozac but before I ever took any anti-depressants, I had ... perimenopause. So maybe I have an extra 10 lbs. from the Prozac but the other weight was my issue when I wasn't under...

  50. falling apart
    ... never really helped highly on my insomnia. It was the Prozac that did, not even the Xanax helped. I had the worse...

  51. pmdd
    ... just the early onset of perimenopause) she prescribed Prozac . It's not called Prozac (although it's by the same...
    ... also the key with just about any antidepressant. Prozac was the only antidepressant that I stopped and I did ... I've heard that because of the long half life of Prozac it's good to use to wean from Paxil. Unfortunately...
    ... careful with those anti's that stimulate...Dont take Prozac or Wellbutrin those wil make you edgier than you already...
    ... just the early onset of perimenopause) she prescribed Prozac . It's not called Prozac (although it's by the same ... can stop until next month. It's called Serafim. Prozac I know is good for PMDD. But Prozac's side effects...
    ... i hear you about the weight again. I want to quit Prozac for that reason but you are also right on how it helps...
    ... the ones "approved" for pmdd are zoloft, paxil and prozac (sarafem). But, I did read on a site that effexor...

  52. Just Chattin'
    ... newbies here - I know a woman at work that was put on Prozac when she was starting to go thru peri/meno and I thought...

  53. Internal Trembling???
    ... to them but at times, they are so annoying. I take Prozac and have Xanax when I need it. I haven't take it...

  54. Morning ANXiety!!
    ... That morning anxiety rush, horrible! I had to take Prozac eventually, helped alot, but still get that anxiety ... morning, not severe like it was before, much better wtih Prozac , but the docs told me that was perimenopause. Mine...

  55. how can I stop feeling this dread
    ... bed. But the best sleep didn't come until I began Prozac (anti-depressant). Even Xanax wouldn't help me sleep...

  56. Experiences with lexapro
    ... me to say "no thankyou" to Lexapro. I once tried Prozac and had the same symptom with orgasm. It was awful...

  57. Anti depressants
    ... I take Prozac . Helped me alot with my peri. But sure have gained...

  58. Bloodpressure and peri/menopause...
    ... making me crazy. I have just started taking some prozac in hopes that will get my anxiety in check. Only...
    ... making me crazy. I have just started taking some prozac in hopes that will get my anxiety in check. Only...
    ... making me crazy. I have just started taking some prozac in hopes that will get my anxiety in check. Only...

  59. Prozac for Peri Questions??
    ... told me to not stop the BCP and gave me a script for Prozac 20mg once a day. I am so hoping it will help with ... shedding tears and it drives me NUTS!! Is anyone else on Prozac and has it seemed to help your symptoms ect?? I would...
    ... regulate the ups and downs I guess. I took my 1st. prozac today and praying that I do not get nausea ect. I ... clue about the antidepressants. She has me on the prozac for 1 month and then I go in for a ckup! I just hope...
    ... I don't know if prozac has changed at all ... but a number of years ago when...

  60. Does Anyone Else Feel Like....
    ... Litt, I'm taking Wellbutrin. I've tried Zoloft, Prozac , Lexapro, Celexa and Paxil. All of these are in a...
    ... starting through menopause and her doctor put her on Prozac , and I didn't understand why in the world you would...

  61. question
    ... Has anyone taken prozac and if so how did it do for you? Thanks...
    ... Has anyone taken prozac and if so how did it do for you? Thanks I've tried ... Prozac and found it to be the easiest antid. to discontinue ... class of SSRI antidepressants. They (Lexapro, Zoloft, Prozac ) cause me to have derealization, but I know others...
    ... with the panic attacks and anxiety. I started taking prozac last night. Hope it works. Thanks for your reply...

  62. Andrea
    ... I know how aggravating it is. I found that the Prozac helps alot and so did therapy. What are you taking...

  63. weight and peri
    ... horrible with peri. Even before I started taking Prozac , my weight was like a yoyo. I think the weight gain...

  64. Choking Feeling in Throat
    ... want to push drugs here, but when my gyne gave me the prozac she said it would help alot the irritable bowel syndrome...

  65. menopause or not?
    ... my doctor about the mood swings and he prescribed prozac ! my first question is...is there a test to determine ... .....does anyone have any suggestions (other than prozac )on how to deal with this? thanks!...
    ... My opinion? Prozac is not a good remedy for anything unless you're ready...

  66. Peri, weight gain, anti-depressants
    ... the peri symptoms, almost all of them. I was put on Prozac , 10mg at first and increased to 20mg. It did help ... falling to pieces. Try to tell your doctor that the Prozac is making you gain weight and rapidly, and they will...
    ... About 5 years ago I went on Prozac - 10 mg. a day for my perimenopause symptoms. At first ... did not even feel sad. That was my wake up call to Prozac and it's effects on me. I called my Dr. and insisted ... refused to listen to her " that can not be possible", " Prozac should not affect you like that" talk. But I stood ... like you and I who have had bad side effects from Prozac . Your Dr. probably does not have any realy training...
    ... ! But sorry that you are having problems with the Prozac and feel like you are falling to pieces. It is an ... been there I do not have firsthand experience with Prozac , but I have a friend that took it and like Greeneyes ... hormones are contributing to the weight gain and the Prozac is also. And perhaps you can try something else if...
    ... since summer time. I have noticed that the 20 mg. prozac i am on helps me with anxiety. Closer to my periods ... Again, the only problem i seemto be having with prozac is the weight gain, but come to think of it, before ... i ever started prozac i had a weight issue, so it is the perimenopause as ... blotch and i ask myself why did i get it at all? LOL Prozac has not deadened my sexual appetite, when i lose sexual ... my hormones. I don't have any blunt feelings on Prozac , sometimes I wish I did with this peri stuff. I...
    ... depending on ur metabolism. I don't want to stop Prozac at this time coz it helps so much in my hot flashes...

  67. 10 Day Period - Help!
    ... take), and also wants to try Sarafem (same thing as Prozac ). I might try it. I don't know. I know it's not...

  68. Hot Flashes and then Chills?
    ... they are on fire.It wakes me up at night. I am on prozac an wishing that it would click in!!!!...

  69. Pslam 91
    ... have. This is affecting my job! I am stopping the prozac and will start the paxil tomarrow. My obgyn wouldnt...
    ... depression. I had to go see my obgyn and he gave me prozac . The 1st dr. wouldnt try diffent bp meds or anything...
    ... for sure it didnt make me more anxious. I felt the prozac did. i really felt worse on it. This gp said prozac ... I am very happy to be trying the paxil over the prozac because it is a much newer med than prozac. Do you...
    ... for sure it didnt make me more anxious. I felt the prozac did. i really felt worse on it. This gp said prozac ... I am very happy to be trying the paxil over the prozac because it is a much newer med than prozac. Do you...

  70. What do "electrical shocks under the skin feel like?"
    ... fear was that i would feel worse like I did on the prozac . I lost sleep, hot flashes, felt like my arms were...

  71. Help!!! Relapse today!
    ... and it has been grey nearly all month. I started prozac 3 weeks ago. another week and it should be in my...
    ... peri years) have not been too bad. I have been on Prozac , Effexor and an occasional Xanax, for 14 years due...

  72. Define anxiety...is it both mental and physical?
    ... it caused me to go into panic/anxiety. I am trying prozac to get over it. I need about another 2 weeks before ... the prozac really pays off. In the mean time, I am going through...

  73. Peri-M - Anxiety - Weight Gain
    ... lost 19 lbs. in 3 months tops. But now I am taking Prozac and all my weight came back. And I really try but ... just stays there. Now i would love to blame this on Prozac , but I had this issue way before I took Prozac and...

  74. Fuzzy thinking fuzzy vision
    ... Hi hopefully, I just started the prozac last saturday. I took the 2nd pill today. It is ... once a week prozac . This is my 3rd time to take it. I probibly wont...
    ... I didn't know that Prozac had a once a week pill...or maybe I just forgot which...
    ... My obgyn gave me once a week prozac when all this started at age 41. He just thought...
    ... [QUOTE=pslam 91]My obgyn gave me once a week prozac when all this started at age 41. He just thought...

  75. anxiety and pms
    ... drug or anti-depressant. I take an anti-depressant, Prozac 20 mg. Alot of women are taking Lexapro andit's been...