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A 27-year-old male asked:

I take prozac (fluoxetine) 40mg and valium 13mg (weaning) a day. i suffer from severe constipation. had to go to er because of stomach pains. can these cause this?

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Dr. Patricia Foster
Psychiatry 45 years experience
Unlikely: You need a full exam and eval for cause of constipation and stomach pains. Constipation is a very uncommon side effect of Prozac (fluoxetine) and Valium. Follow up with recommendations of ER doc and keep your pcp informed, if not see him/her as well. I hope this helps and you feel better.

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