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A 33-year-old male asked:

does prozac (fluoxetine) help heal the brain(like wound healing!!) from depression, or does it only work as a temporary mask? (when prescribed for 6 + months.)

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Prozac (fluoxetine) effects: I understand your concern. Prozac is a medication for depression to treat severe symptoms interfering with relationships, work and personal hobbies. It does not heal emotional pain, painful hurt or deep resentment. See Psychiatrist for change in all symptoms of depression in last 6 months, discuss reducing dose of Prozac; Therapy Do Breathing and Music Relaxation, Yoga, Meditation, Tai Chi

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