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Prozac drowsiness

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Marchand
34 years experience in Psychiatry
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.

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Langenhan
15 years experience in Psychiatry
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 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Nothing: There should not be a significant issue with this combination.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
40 years experience in Addiction Medicine
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
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Yes, some major: The major alerts are for the risk of serotonin syndrome. Several other concerns exist between these drugs and include increased risks for the common s ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricia Foster
43 years experience in Psychiatry
Can be: A common side effect of Zoloft (sertraline) is drowsiness. Bedtime dosing may allay the problem. Be sure to discuss any side effects with your prescri ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Zoloft (sertraline): Zoloft (sertraline) side effets: most common: nausea, diarrhea, headache, insomnia, sedation, nervousness, switch to maina, weight gain/loss, sweating ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
24 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Www.rxlist.com: Too many to list. Some are mild and will go away after a week or so; others should be reported to dr. Right away. Educate yourself either by visiting ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience in Psychiatry
None are likely,: But it is possible to develop a serotonin syndrome. As with all medications, let your doctor know if you experience anything you are not expecting.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience in Psychiatry
Common effects: •drowsiness •vomiting •increased heart rate (tachycardia) or slow heart rate (bradycardia) •nausea •dizziness •agitation •shakiness (tremor). •com ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tapia
12 years experience in Psychiatry
Low probability: There are the possibility of low probability side effects. With respect to specific interactions, the most prominent thing to remember is that if you ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvaro Giraldo
Specializes in Psychiatry
Yes it can: If it does i would recommend for you to take it at night about 30 minutes before you go to bed.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Lexapro (escitalopram) has a 15% rate of insomnia as a side effect. Like other antidepressants, it can affect rem sleep also.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Kunen
44 years experience in Clinical Psychology
See below: Lexapro (escitalopram) is an ssri and is basically the "pure" form of citalopram. Most common se's effects are constipation, decreased sexual drive, ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Howell
40 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: If someone takes it in the morning and feels drowsy during the day, they can switch to taking it at night. The daily dose can be taken once a day as ... Read More
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A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edmund Cavazos
32 years experience in Psychiatry
Side effects: Irritability, headache, anxiety, nervousness, sleep disturbance, can decrease appetite, sex issues, nausea and list goes on and on. It is the most act ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Buspar (buspirone): Mainly headaches and stomach upset.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) and Diazepam: Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) can cause anger issues by triggering mania or hypomania. Diazepam can cause anger issues by its disinhibiting properties in t ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Knot usually: But is is not inheard if
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kaushik Raval
36 years experience in Psychiatry
No: If your fatigue is related to depression or anxiety then both Celexa and zoloft (sertraline) might help.
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
45 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes but: This seems a bit much for anyone. Is there a way that you can speak to your doctor about streamlining your meds. The doc is treating you for bipolar ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Citalopram can cause drowsiness and sedation in >10% of patients.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
SSRI's: They are both ssri's. I have found both effective when treating patients. Either are good options for conditions like post traumatic stress disorder, ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Esguerra
15 years experience in Psychiatry
Trazodone/Desyrel: Trazodone is an antidepressant often use to help with sleep. It can cause sleepiness, a hung-over feeling the next day, blurred vision, dry mouth, in ... Read More
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