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A 33-year-old member asked:

i was put on prozac (fluoxetine) for severe depression, rhen got ocd, so what will work this year?

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry 36 years experience
I hear your: Frustration, but the are so many medications because not every patient responds to every med. Keep working to find the one that is right for you --- it will be worth it!
Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
Psychiatry 38 years experience
Prozac (fluoxetine): Fortunately both conditions will benefit from the same medication.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Prozac (fluoxetine): Consult you doctor about optimizing the Prozac (fluoxetine) dose since it can work for pcs at higher dose.

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A 44-year-old member asked:

I was put on Prozac (fluoxetine) for severe depression. What side effects should I be watching for?

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Dr. Arman Danielyan
Child Psychiatry 29 years experience
Antidepressant SE: There are several side effects associated with the use of prozac (fluoxetine), (fluoxetine) including unusual activation, sexual side effects, increased risk of bleeding, headaches, nausea, vomiting and others. There is an fda warning for all of the antidepressants, which is an increased risk of suicidal ideation associate with the use of prozac (fluoxetine).

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