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A 38-year-old female asked:

Does prozac (fluoxetine) cause head numbness and spasms in head that feel like a rope pulling tight?

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Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 18 years experience
Fluoxetine (Prozac): Fluoxetineis amongst one of the safer & better tolerated anti-depressants with anxiolytic properties belonging to the ssri class. Headaches have been reported in up to 20% of patients. Spasm & numbness are less commonly reported. Hyperkinesia (commonly confused with spasm) are seen is about 2% of individuals who use this medication. Other things can cause headaches, numbness & spasm. Consult dr.
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