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A 23-year-old male asked:

Does fluoxetine give you energy or is it just a myth? or does it vary? would it give you more energy if you took more? hypothetically of course.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Alan Steinberg
Psychiatry - Geriatric 40 years experience
Possibly: Some people notice that the medicines like Prozac (fluoxetine) can be somewhat activating, so most people do end up taking them in the morning this is unpredictable, however, and some people have the opposite effect as well. One should not increase or change it goes without discussing it with your physician.
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Last updated Jun 30, 2014

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