A 35-year-old member asked:
Are fluoxetine and priadel are suitable for vegans/vegetarians?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Child Psychiatry 45 years experience
Fluoxetine is an: antidepressant and priadel (lithium) is a mood stabilizer. Being a vegan/vegetarian should have no impact. You will need to have some salt intake with lithium. Ensure intake of protein (legumes, lentils, nuts, seeds, whole grains, and soy but take it easy on amount of soy), omega-3 fatty acids, B12, calcium, vitamin D, zinc, and iron sources within your diet. Avoid junk. Best regards!
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Psychiatry 34 years experience
Sure: Not sure if you're asking whether the manufacturers include ingredients to which a vegan might object. The health benefits of appropriately prescribed meds for the conditions these meds treat far outweigh any health benefits you might derive from being a vegan.
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Last updated Jan 28, 2020
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