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I took prozac (fluoxetine) for nearly 2.5 years. have been weaned off by psychiatrist & just stopped yesterday. how long before it leaves my system completely?

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Dr. Donald Jacobson answered

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The half-life is 4-6 days with chronic use. We multiply that by 5 to get the elimination half-life which would then be 20-30 days. There are metabolizes that can hang around longer.

Answered Aug 25, 2013

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