A 53-year-old member asked:
Can Prozac (fluoxetine) cause manic depression?
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Dr. Jonathan Nehrer answered
35 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Maybe: Prozac (fluoxetine) is an antidepressant. Many antidepresants including Prozac (fluoxetine) can cause patients who have bipolar disorder or who are prone to symptoms of bipolar, to develop bipolar symptoms. The best way to avoid this is to work with a psychiatrist who can provide meds for both the depressive and the manic symptoms of bipolar moods.
Answered on Nov 2, 2019
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