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Prozac drowsiness

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Marchand
Psychiatry 35 years experience
Yes: Often side effects go away after a few days or weeks. But - you might try adjusting when you take it. Early or late evening might work for you.
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 45 years experience
Side effects usually: Subside in 1-3 weeks. If you take the medication in the morning and feel sleepy during the day, try taking it at night and see if that reduces the day... Read More

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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Langenhan
Psychiatry 16 years experience
Timing of medication: It's fine to take those medications at night if you feel they are making you sleepy. The important thing is to try to develop a schedule of taking the... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Nothing: There should not be a significant issue with this combination.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
Addiction Medicine 41 years experience
It depends: Everyone is different so a trial and error attempt is often required. How about buproprion (Wellbutrin) and Buspar (buspirone)? SAD also can respo... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Fluoxetine: or Prozac (fluoxetine) is more commonly associated with difficulty sleeping or insomnia and is not generally thought of as a sedative medication. The... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Zoloft (sertraline): Suggest taking with dinner on full stomach if ok with your prescribing doc.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Gaffney
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Discuss with your MD: Your best bet is to discuss it with your doctor ... Perhaps there's an alternative treatment which might be more appropriate for you. When discontinu... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Unusual problem: Bupropion (wellbutrin), sertraline (zoloft), and Prozac (fluoxetine) are usually activating antidepressants. Excessive daytime sleepiness is uncommon... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry 36 years experience
How long?: Depends in part on how long and what dose of Prozac. I see lexapro and Xanax (alprazolam) on your profile as well. Lexapro is also an SSRI and I am no... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
It can: Some people can get some drowsiness after taking this medication.
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