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Doctor insights on: Appetite Suppressants That Can Be Taken With Prozac

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Can you really take Prozac with any appetite suppressants?

Can you really take Prozac with any appetite suppressants?

Yes: However Prozac like any ssri has a potential to cause weight gain, wellbutrin or viiibryd may be better alternatives for people who are focused in keeping weight off. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Fluoxetine (Definition)

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


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Prozac seems to have killed my appetite. How long will this last and will i drop weight?

Prozac seems to have killed my appetite. How long will this last and will i drop weight?

How Long Has It Been: Most of the side effects will resolve after a month. You can certainly lose some weight in that period of time. ...Read more

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Is ephedrine safe as a wt loss aid to help suppress appetite? Only 20 lbs to lose as my BMI is just over avg. I take prozac. Need appetite self contro

Is ephedrine safe as a wt loss aid to help suppress appetite? Only 20 lbs to lose as my BMI is just over avg. I take prozac. Need appetite self contro

No: Ephedrine is somewhat effective as an appetite suppressant but is generally not considered safe for frequent use because it is a stimulant that shares similar properties with cocaine. As a result it can cause elevations of blood pressure and rarely dangerous heart rhythm problems. ...Read more

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Nausea, bloating & appetite loss, & this has been going on for a month. It's not depression because I'm on Prozac for that. Not sexually active either

Check up: Make an appointment with your doctor. There are a lot of things that could be going on. A month is long enough to wait to see if it passes on it's own. You need to get treated so you can know how to get better. Good luck! ...Read more

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Very loud borborygmi 24/7, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, pressure, nasea, lack of appetite. Taking prozac, concerta, and a stool softener.Help?

Very loud borborygmi 24/7, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, pressure, nasea, lack of appetite. Taking prozac, concerta, and a stool softener.Help?

Adverse reaction?: If these symptoms started soon after starting this combination of medicines, it could be an adverse reaction from the med combo itself. But talk to your prescriber before stopping anything. ...Read more

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Dry skin, hair on hands, black neck, loss hair, no period unless taken birth control. What's wrong? Doc prescribe me appetite suppressants & d3

Androgen excess: Many of the symptoms you describe are signs of androgen excess. The exact cause of the excess must be further evaluated by you physician or other hcp. ...Read more

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What sort of problem requires appetite suppressants?

Appetite meds: If you can't lose weight and have tried exercise you might be a candidate for a trial of appetite suppressants. They work especially well for those who need to lose about 20-50 pounds. Seek out knowledgeable experienced physicians regarding the use of these meds. Your success depends on the physician and program. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Prozac (Definition)

Prozac is a serotonin reuptake blocker which is a kind of ...Read more