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Does Fluoxetine Interact With Implanon
Should I wait until citalopram is out of my system to start fluoxetine cause it says they can interact or does that mean if they are taken together?
Consult provider: The provider directing this change should advise you on this, but if you must decide on your own - play it as safe as possible. Even for your own ability to evaluate the new drug, it will be clearer if the old one is not clouding the water. But the doctor is responsible and needs to be involved if possible. Best! ...Read more
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
I started taking fluoxetine 6 days ago. How long until it is in my system continuously? Also, how long until it can interact with other medicine, etc
5 Half Lives: In pharmacology the rule of thumb is 5 half lives equals STEADY STATE CONCENTRATION (which is what I believe you are asking). In Fluoxetine's case the half life is taken to be 2-4 days therefore, 10-20 days would be when we expect it to be at fairly constant levels in the bloodstream. Interact with other medications? Almost immediately as soon as any amount shows up in the bloodstream. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What natural supplement is safest to take to improve concentration and stress while it doesn't interact with my existing med prozac (fluoxetine)?
Can u take Mucinex (guaifenesin) Sinus-Max strength day/night time with fluoxetine? Cause I don't want to interact. I take fluoxetine in morning or afternoon.
How does alcohol interact with Prozac (fluoxetine)? Is an occasional glass of wine ok? I mixed 60mg plus up to 3 glasses for years with no apparent ill effect.
No known interaction: There is no reported interaction but herbal/naturopathic remides are not mandated to report side effects to the fda. No way to know for absolute certain. If the combination provides side effects that are quite significant, consider discontinuing the oil. They should resolve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any migraine preventatives that don't interact with prozac (fluoxetine) or cause weight gain?
Headaches and: Behavioral approaches to treatment do not interact w/medication or cause weight gain. Treatments such as biofeedback, clinical hypnosis, guided imagery, etc. Can provide tools you can use effectively. A clinical psychologist who treats headaches would be most skilled in these things. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Does promethazine, and Prozac (fluoxetine) interact? I'm on promethazine, prozac, (fluoxetine) pantorazole sodium, and iron pills. Does any or all interact?
No one knows:
The only interaction studies involve only two medications. Theoretically, we know a great deal about the manner in which drugs are metalized and they possible interactions between two. More than 2 is a guess.
Then there is the individual or idiosyncratic reactions which are unique to that person and not predictable. ...Read more
Can pineapple juice interact with SSRIs? Cause green stool? I drink 12ounces a day of %100 juice and am on 30mg fluoxetine a day. My stool is green?
Green stools: This could result from rapid transit of feces through the intestines, or from food colorings such as in licorice., consuming iron-rich foods or iron supplements, or leafy green vegetables, taking laxatives, and if with other intestinal symptoms it can result from irritable bowel or intestinal infections. If no symptoms, no worries. ...Read more
I am using Prozac (fluoxetine) 20 mg daily for anxiety. Is it safe to take gingko biloba supplements with prozac (fluoxetine). I read that this herb might interact with antidepressants.?
Possible interaction: Gingko and Prozac (fluoxetine) are both metabolized by the same liver enzyme system, so can compete for use of this. Also gingko can slightly inhibit this enzyme system, possibly slowing prozac's metabolism. There is also anecdotal evidence that gingko + Prozac (fluoxetine) in depressed patients can lead to hypomania -- but we don't know whether gingko alone can do this (without the prozac). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Starting doxycycline tomorrow for UTI. Take prozac (fluoxetine) and valium. Also smoke marijuana. Can these interact with doxy? What about alcohol?
On 150mg topamax (topiramate), (topiramate) just got nexplanon put in. Was told it wouldn't be effected by topamax (topiramate). but the pamphlet says they can interact? Should I b concerned
Ginkgo may alter the metabolism and effectiveness of prescription and non-prescription medications. If you are being treated with a prescription medication, you should not use ginkgo without first talking to your health care provider:
Prozac/Buspar: No major negative interactions, except some nausea if taken together. ...Read more
I bought Garcinia Cambogia pills so I may as well try them even though some ppl say it doesn't work. I take 40mg Prozac for GAD, will these 2 interact?
Garcinia Cambogia is: Used for weight loss, exercise performance, joint pain, bloody diarrhea, to increase bowel movements, and for treating worms and parasites. Evidence is weak. It may increase serotonin levels and therefore may have interaction with antidepressants such as Prozac causing serious side effects including heart problems, shivering and anxiety. Review with prescriber. Best regards. ...Read more
Will diet pills negatively interact with the birth control insert nexplanon? I know it won't with birth control pills but was curious about the insert
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