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what to expect the first week on prozac

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes,it is out: of your system now,if its been 26 days since your last dose.

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
56 years experience Psychiatry
Or go higher: Takes Prozac (fluoxetine) 4-6 was to start working (most SSRIs 2-3 was) dosage range 20-80 mg-- If you felt it helped initially I'd say stay with it.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Individual: Sometimes people get effects or side effects right away, some after a week or so and some not until 4-6wks o
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aaron Ament
57 years experience Psychiatry
UNLIKELY: I'VE BEEN PRESCRIBING PROZAC (fluoxetine) FOR 40 YEARS AND THIS IS A SIDE EFFECT I'VE NEVER RUN INTO. IT MAY POSSIBLY BE THE PROZAC (fluoxetine), BUT ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Prozac (fluoxetine): Prozac (fluoxetine) helps vegetative symptoms of depression and anxiety. Initially it might cause some headache and stomach upset.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Check with doctor: It would be safe to start the prozac when you get to 25 mg of zoloft (sertraline). However, it is best that you check with the doctor prescribing thes ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
44 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Prozac has a long half life and will counter the side effects of Cymbalta (duloxetine) withdrawal.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. K. Olson
Dr. K. Olson answered
38 years experience Psychiatry
Can be immediate: In particular after being on the Paxil for so long, the serotonin discontinuation can be immediate and very intense. Even if another serotonin agent ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience Psychiatry
Medication Effects: I commend you wanting to get off Valium if it had become habit forming. Of course you deserve relief from Anxiety. Valium is for Anxiety. Prozac (fluo ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
27 years experience Psychiatry
Antidepressants: Not all antidepressants are for everyone. Your psychiatrist will help you select the right medication for you. We can not pinpoint what the exact caus ... Read More

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