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Can You Take Xenical And Prozac Together
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
Is orlistat (alli) safe to take for someone who is on prozac (fluoxetine) 40mg daily? Is it a safe medicine?
Orlistat blocks fat: Absorption and has no interactions with Prozac, (fluoxetine) Simvistatin, or Allopurinol. Grapefruit juice can significantly increase the blood levels of Simvastatin. You are wise to review interactions when on medications. Therapy may assist with anxiety, obsessions and compulsions which can lead to fatigue. Best regards for relief. ...Read more
DON' T: No contraindications but as a general rule, try taking any antibiotics or short term medication by itself so as to prevent interactions with other meds which may also make it less efficacious. ...Read more
Prozac (fluoxetine): Monitored by your doctor, yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Taking amtripline10mg&prozac20mg together for anxiety& tensionheadache want to replace amtripline something I can take with Prozac (fluoxetine) 4 tensionheadaches?
As above: There r multiple medication that u can take, please discuss this with u prescriber. ...Read more
Avoid garcinia cambogia. It has not been shown to do anything useful, and it may negatively affect the liver. Why would anyone want to use it?
There appears to be no interaction between these two substances. ...Read more
Can I take Prozac (fluoxetine) and propranolol? I'm on 20mg Prozac (fluoxetine) and have 20mg of propranolol but haven't taken them together.
Monitor: Both are cleared by the liver so taking them together will enhance the effectiveness of each drug. Nothing will happen with Prozac (fluoxetine) but the Propranolol might cause lower blood pressure and lower heart rate. That being said, the current Propranolol dose is low so I don't suspect anything will happen. Just monitor your blood pressure and heart rate initially. If all is good, then you are ok. ...Read more
Viibryd/Prozac: No. I would not recommend two SSRIs taken together. ...Read more
If I gained weight on prozac and lost it on wellbutrin (bupropion) can I take prozac and wellbutrin (bupropion) together and not gain weight?
Maybe: There really is no data on that sort of thing, would have to observe what happened. ...Read more
I'm switching from 5mg of Lexapro (escitalopram) to 20mg of prozac. Dr told me to take both the Lexapro (escitalopram) and Prozac together for a week, then stop the lexapro (escitalopram). Is it safe to take both together for a week?
It should be O.K.: You should be O.K. With taking both meds together for one week, unless you are sensitive to higher doses of meds. Usually, people who are slow metabolizers of drugs build up high drug levels in their body ; could experience side effects like rapid pulse, labile blood pressure, sweating, tremors ; diarrhea. If you have ocd, then higher doses of these ssri meds may be indicated. ...Read more
Can I take my trazodine & Prozac (fluoxetine) together at night or should I take the Prozac (fluoxetine) in the morning?
Often used together: But combo increases risk of rare but serious serotonin syndrome: confusion, hallucination, seizure, extreme blood pressure changes, increased heart rate, fever, excessive sweating, shivering/shaking, blurred vision, muscle spasm or stiffness, tremor, incoordination, stomach cramp, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Alert prescriber or go to ER if occurs. Prozac (fluoxetine) better in AM. Best regards. ...Read more
Can you take Prozac (fluoxetine) and Flagyl together or will there bea bad interaction? I have BV and need to take flagyl?
What do you recommend if I take 20mg of prozac (fluoxetine) evert day for depression; yesterday I bought some st johns wort (5000mg tablets), can what do you recommend if I take them together?
Why?: If you are not happy with prozac, (fluoxetine) talk to your doctor. If you are not happy with your doctor, get another doctor. I don't understand why you bought st. John's wort before you know what to do with it? The issue here is not whether combining Prozac (fluoxetine) with st. John's wort is good idea for you. The even more important problem is how to repair your relationship with your doctor. ...Read more
Prozac/Pamelor: If monitored closely by your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
This seems a bit much for anyone. Is there a way that you can speak to your doctor about streamlining your meds. The doc is treating you for bipolar issues, anxiety, depression, and sleep disorder. I suggest that you see if this doc or another can put you on a regimen that might help you sleep and still take care of the problem.
Have the doc consider remeron (mirtazapine) ...Read more
Why did my doctor tell me not to take my Prozac (fluoxetine) and adipex together? I have no health risk.
There have been: Reported side effects including poor energy, somnolence, cold intolerance, constipation and dry mouth. But the #1 potential side effect that could kill you is Serotonin Syndrome, which will put your body in super crazy mode and do you in with high fever, seizures, irregular heartbeat, and unconsciousness. Fortunately there have not been many cases of SS, but it is potentially fatal. ...Read more
Is it safe to take propranolol, xanax, (alprazolam) prozac, and zzzquil together? I don't take them all at once but space them out.
The doctor added 300mg of WellbutrinXL to 40mg Prozac (fluoxetine) for SAD, I have to take these doses (300mg+40mg) together in the morning one time (one bach)?
Wellbutrin, (bupropion) Prozac:
I understand your concern for addition of Wellbutrin (bupropion) with Prozac.
It is likely that you have severe depression which did not get alleviated with Prozac 40mg/day.
Please provide complete history of stressors in your life and use of any Alcohol or drugs to your psychiatrist and discuss need for addition of Wellbutrin (bupropion).
Intensive individual therapy and therapy with your family will be beneficial. ...Read more
Should I be concerned if my doctor prescribed Prozac (fluoxetine) and gabapentin. Are they safe to take together?
Yes, can be: Yes, Prozac (fluoxetine) and Gabapentin can be safely prescribed and taken together -- as long as your doctor is monitoring carefully for any increased sedation, etc. Please ask your own doctor about any medications or other treatment issues that concern you. I'm sure s/he'd want to know, so s/he can explain more carefully. ...Read more
Can I take Prozac (fluoxetine) for anxiety and trazadone for sleep together? Or Prozac (fluoxetine) and zzzquil without having serious side effects?
Prozac (fluoxetine) can be: Used for anxiety ; trazodone can be used off-label for sleep if your medical provider prescribed them for you to be used together. Ssri's and trazodone are often prescribed together. According to drugs. Com "using Diphenhydramine together with fluoxetine may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience some impairment in >. ...Read more
Is 10 mg if Prozac and I think it's 5 mg of Effexor (venlafaxine) ok to take together. It's for panic disorder and depression.?
Yes, it is safe to: Take together, as long as the doses are not too high. ...Read more
I take Prozac & Risperidone together for OCD. As an effect, I sleep a lot and started to lose focus and concentration on my studies. Does Aderal help?
Gene testing: Before changing or adding any medication, you could be genetically tested to see which medications will work best for you. You could ask your doctor if he/she can provide that for you. You could also try some brain training exercises or neurofeedback. ...Read more
Can you take prozac, protonix, (pantoprazole) phillips colon health rantanadine, clyndamicin, and gas x and levsin together?
Yes.: Most of your medications seem to target either acid reflux, epigastric pain and gas except for Clindamycin and Prozac (fluoxetine) and one is an antispasmodic. Were they prescribed at the same time? Maybe you should go back to your doctor and see if they can be simplified. I do not however see any drug drug interaction between them. ...Read more
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