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Adhd And Fluoxetine
Fluoxetine (brand prozac) is an antidepressant in the class known as serotonin selective reuptake inhibitors aka ssris. Fda approved in 1987 for the treatment of major depressive disorder. Subsequently approved for obsessive compulsive disorder, bulimia nervosa, panic disorder, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Significantly safer and much better ...Read more
Maybe: The neurotransmitter (nt) most involved in adhd is dopamine. Prozac boosts the effects of serotonin, another nt. Those two nts are kind of on a 'seesaw' in the brain, so when seroonin is stimulated for a while, you may get a fall of in the effects of dopamine, which can worsen adhd symptoms. One solution is to add Adderall or Ritalin (methylphenidate) for your adhd which stimulates dopamine. Check with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not typically: Prozac (fluoxetine) is commonly prescribed with ADHD and associated stimulant medications. However, if you are depressed and now taking Prozac (fluoxetine), some of the vegetative symptoms like lower mental energy and apathy may be changing with the influence of Prozac (fluoxetine). ...Read more
Is it normal and safe to be on prozac, (fluoxetine) lorazapam, and Adderall i just want to get better so im starting this new combo i hope it works...I have adhd, ?
I'm a 29y/o woman diagnosis with ADHD and anxiety. I was prescribed 10mg of fluoxetine, 25mg of hydroxyzine and 0.2mg of clonidine at bedtime. Is that safe?
Probably safe.: The doses you have listed (10 mg of prozac, 25 mg of vistaril, (hydroxyzine) and 0.2 mg of clonidine) seem reasonable to me, especially if there was at least a few days between starting each (so that the cause of any adverse effects might be more easily known). Taking Adderall (as indicated) with these has some risks of adverse interactions, thus close monitoring for potential adverse effects is indicated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Prozac (fluoxetine) makes me think suicidal but i would never act on it. Could i be misdiagnosed with depression due to undiagnosed adhd?
Please let your dr /: Psychiatrist know immediately that you feel suicidal on prozac (fluoxetine). One possibility is that you are suffering from a bipolar depression and not a unipolar depression. Antidepressants can actually make things worse in that situation. Get emergency care if you ever got to the point that you might act on these thoughts. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Migraines and night sweats happen a lot im 17 140 lb and 5'11" with adhd and depression I'm on concerta 36mg prozac (fluoxetine) 20mg and low estrogen birth contro?
Further evaluation: It would be a good idea to discuss this with your doctor. Not enough information to make a good assessment. ...Read more
Would the prolong use of risperdal and Prozac (fluoxetine) cause lack of concentration and forgetfulness? Or brain fog? My symptoms has gotten worst. My doctor says I do not have add or adhd.
Drug effects: Yes medd can cloud your judgement.Get a more detailed answer ›
Been seeing docs since childhood. ADHd, bipolar, anxiety. On lamictal, lithium, klonopin, vyvanse, opana and symbyax (fluoxetine and olanzapine). Chief complaint anhedonia.advice?
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Adhd) (Definition)
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a bio-psycho-social disorder characterized by inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. ADHD typically interferes with daily functioning or mental and social development. It is usually present in childhood, continuing into adulthood, and is genetically transmitted. ...Read more