A 37-year-old member asked:
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what do you suggest if my prozac (fluoxetine) dose was just increased. will i feel differently?

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Dr. Anthony Vita
Specializes in Psychiatry
May take time: Fluoxetine (Prozac) is an SSRI medication approved for major depression and some types of anxiety. Depending on the psychiatric condition, an increase in dose may take 2-4 weeks to have a noticeable effect, although it may be sooner.
Answered on Jun 10, 2017

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20 : 20 mg per day is the usual starting dose for adults. A lower dose may be used for elderly or sensitive people".
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