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Prozac and exercise

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
Psychiatry 38 years experience
Shouldn't matter: Prozac (fluoxetine) should have no significant effect on exercise. It's important to stay well hydrated with most medications, including prozac, so b... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
Psychiatry 14 years experience
Maybe: Preliminary data include: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0882401012001106 Ultimately, staying on a drug or not is a decision you s... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Child Psychiatry 36 years experience
Talk to prescriber : Wellbutrin 1/2 life -the time it take for 1/2 to be out of the body is 33-37 hrs so really the fastest, the prozac is 2-4 d , but has an active metabo... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 42 years experience
Explore more options: Sorry these haven't worked but there are further options to explore including acupuncture, herbal medicine, essential oils, homeopathy, amino acids, u... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology 34 years experience
SSRI antidepresant : Its been around a while now, but pretty revolutionary when it first came out. It is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor most commonly used to tr... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
Psychiatry 37 years experience
DEPENDS: For the right illness Prozac (fluoxetine) can be very effective. Indicated for depression, anxiety, panic, social anxiety, ocd, pmdd.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Prozac (fluoxetine): It inhibits reuptake of serotonin, hence increases available serotonin which relieves symptoms.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology 16 years experience
Prozac (fluoxetine): If you mean "How do I wean myself off Prozac (fluoxetine)?" the general rule is to work with your prescribing physician to help you taper off graduall... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Why do you do that?
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Possible side effect: Insomnia may occur in up to 33% of people taking Prozac. REF: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/prozac-side-effects.html
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