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take prozac fluoxetine

A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
36 years experience Psychiatry
Depends on you: The timing doesn't change the effect of Prozac (fluoxetine) on depression, anxiety, or panic attacks. But Prozac tends to be "activating" and might d ... Read More
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Dr. Patricia Foster
44 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: If Prozac (fluoxetine) does not keep you awake with bedtime dose, fine to take then. Many prefer a morning dose. Take consistently same time each day ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moji Ariyo
22 years experience Internal Medicine
DON' T: No contraindications but as a general rule, try taking any antibiotics or short term medication by itself so as to prevent interactions with other m ... Read More
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Dr. Olav Jaren
19 years experience Neurology
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Dr. Shariq Refai
13 years experience Psychiatry
Can be: Can take 4-6 weeks to take full effect.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Effect on weight: On the contrary, people who take prpzac tend to put on weight.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Baker
21 years experience Family Medicine
Usually 6 weeks.: It takes at least 3 weeks for medications like Prozac and lexapro (escitalopram) to start working well. Usually if you feel better but not 100% in ab ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Not really: For some people, Prozac (fluoxetine) is activating -- so best to take it in the morning. Most important is to pick the same time every day so that yo ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Prozac (fluoxetine): As prescribed, yes.
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Yes: No problem.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
55 years experience Psychiatry
Depends...: The answer is "maybe", if you suffer from chronic major depression and you have not responded well to any other antidepressant, psychotherapy or elect ... Read More
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