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A 35-year-old female asked:

I am on prozac (fluoxetine) 60 mg also take valium 10mg but it does not help much at all i go so much anxiety i believe prozac (fluoxetine) is doing good for long term ?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Anxiety: Prozac (fluoxetine) can be used long-term. I try to avoid long -term use of benzodiazapines. What are you doing besides taking medication? Cognitive Behavioral therapy or psychotherapy can be effective. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night & good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, Qi Gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises & meditation
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