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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Benefits likely : outweigh risks. As with nearly any medication, there are risks and benefits. Prozac/fluoxetine has been in use for many years and, in general, is safe ... Read More

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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience in General Practice
Many side effects: Prozac is an SSRI antidepressant which has many potentially serious side effects including: hives, itching, or skin rash, inability to sit still, rest ... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Usually, yes: Generally you can take Prozac (fluoxetine) with sinemet. You need ongoing follow-up though, since either can cause changes in behavior and mental sta ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claude Brachfeld
38 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Many patients are on this combination without a problem.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kyon Hood
Dr. Kyon Hood answered
19 years experience in Pediatrics
All medications: have potential side effects, but the side effects of Prozac (fluoxetine) you mention are very rare. If you doctor advised you to take this medication ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
48 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: They work in very similar ways
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
OTc prolongation: Likely your Prosac will have no real effect on your cardiac conduction, as long as QTc measures under 499 msec, but here is the key issue. Huge numbe ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
56 years experience in Psychiatry
Category C: Risk can't be ruled out but pretty low-- it's been around longer than all the other Ssris & no major problems noted--most ons in our area okay it ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience in Family Medicine
Depend: Different condition require diffferently, as for major depression or OCD disorder, Prozac (fluoxetine) can be taken up to max of 80 mg per day. For pa ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ilse Domingo
Specializes in General Practice
Bromazepam: With Prozac, the alprazolam will be in the system longer, as Prozac causes a delay in alprazolam being metabolised by the body. Bromazepam will work q ... Read More
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