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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
31 years experience in Clinical Psychology
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
34 years experience in Psychiatry
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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Prozac (fluoxetine): It inhibits reuptake of serotonin, hence increases available serotonin which relieves symptoms.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Berry
13 years experience in Clinical Psychology
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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Prozac (fluoxetine): 20 mg., yes, not 200mg. This is the average recommended daily dose.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Prozac (fluoxetine): Works well for some depressed folks, fairly quick onset of action, easier to come off of.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
48 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Both are brand name products of fluoxitine.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Not necessarily.: Some people gain weight on prozac (fluoxetine). Some people lose weight on prozac (fluoxetine). There is no significant change in weight for many peop ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Prozac (fluoxetine): It inhibits reuptake of serotonin, hence increases available serotonin which relieves symptoms of depression, OCD, Anxiety, PMS, etc.
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

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