A 49-year-old female asked:
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about 15 yrs ago prozac was my "miracle drug", and now it seems to have pooped out. i have tried viibryd and it just caused bloating and hair loss. should i try something with the prozac to get my happiness back? what about wellbutrin, can i take this wit

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Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Poop out: Unfortunately antidepressant poop-out isn't rare. This may happen with any antidepressant. Strategies to overcome this can include: a different antidepressant (especially combination ssri-snri), use of atypical antipsychotic (e.g. Abilify), or methyl donor such as same or folic acid.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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