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what is the maintenance dose of prozac

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hazlett
53 years experience in Psychiatry
20 to 40 mg daily: Prozac (fluoxetine) used in depression has doses at 20 to 40 mg daily. For obsessive compulsive disorder it may have to go up to 60 or 80 mg. The sam ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience in Neurology
Hmmm...not sure: Don't know that I'd agree that Prozac (fluoxetine) STOPPED you from entering or completing puberty exactly but I definitely agree that it very well co ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kaushal Kulkarni
13 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: It is generally safe to take bilberry, but keep in mind there is no evidence that bilberry will improve your eyesight.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Smith
39 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: This can be a side effect of fluoxetine. It may be easily managed by taking it at night; or, you may wish to consider changing to a different medicine ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
43 years experience in Psychiatry
Chk dose., Time used: Some patient may experience increase energy or activation early after initiating of txmt. Onset of action usually delayed 2-4 wees. If your dose has b ... Read More
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Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience in Family Medicine
Below: Ask the prescribing DR this question. The answer is dependent on your medical history, your tolerance for medications, etc. It is impossible, in thi ... Read More
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!-3 days: It should not be long at all if you have only taken 4 doses
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Di lullo
20 years experience in Psychiatry
Don't worry: Not at all. The max daily dose is 80mg/day. Also, a pill box may help make it easier to remember.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Haupt
48 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Trichotillomania, or compulsive hair pulling, is a form of obsessive compulsive disorder. The best treatment for OCD is a combination of serotonin boo ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Half time: If you remember in the 1st half of the day - take it ASAP. If you're in the 2nd half (closer to the next dose, wait. Do NOT take two to make up for th ... Read More
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