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Milestone Medication: 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 tolerated than previous antidepressants. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 am currently on Prozac (fluoxetine) and the medication gave me muscle weakness and I fell. Is there a way I can regain my strength?
Call your doctor!: It would be very, very, very uncommon for Prozac alone to directly adversely affect muscle strength! there are however drug drug interactions and electrolyte changes that can occur with medications like fluoxetine. You should make your physician aware of this episode without delay. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed w/ social anxiety disorder. I get anxiety and blushing. My doctor put me in prozac (fluoxetine). Is Prozac (fluoxetine) a good medication for my symptoms?
Common choice: Your doctor made a choice that is very common. However, psychological therapy or counseling is also a 1st choice without side effects and with skill acquisition for living more comfortably in general. They can work together if necessary, but i'd try therapy first and add drugs if needed. Just my bias. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to take fluoxetine with Parkinson's medications such as sinemet and requip (ropinirole)?
Mild interaction: There is no severe interaction although if the fluoxetine were to be sedating to you then you may feel somewhat sedated. Additionally, the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors that include fluoxetine have been known to produce mild extrapyramidal effects through obscure mechanisms. This would translate into a potential for mild motoric phenomena that would be only a nuisance. Stay safe! ...Read more
Being depressed how fast and effective is medication and what medication will work for anxiety and depression. What re the best medication Prozac (fluoxetine)?
Can my gp change my medication from fluoxetine and zopiclone to a antipsychotic that i was on a few years ago?
Does the medication celexa cause weight gain? I was on it for three years and now i'm prozac (fluoxetine). Could these two medications cause weight gain?
Yes: Although Celexa is labeled as weight neutral and Prozac (fluoxetine) is weight negative. I have actually seen weight gain as well sometimes with these meds. A lot depends on the patient their own personal reaction to medicines. Check with your doctor to see if another medicine would be better and less likely to cause weight gain for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to be put under to have wisdom teeth removed while on 40mg of prozac (fluoxetine)? What about pain medication?
IV sedation: With the profound local anesthesia and IV sedation you will have no recall of the events of the dental treatment or experience any pain. In your case IV sedation is recommended. Best of luck and do not stop your Prozac (fluoxetine) and amitriptyline. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Canmy 15 year old take body, hair, skin and nail vitamins with her medication, Prozac (fluoxetine) and trazadone?
Yes: Otc vitamins will not interfere with those medicines. ...Read more
I have been prescribed fluoxetine 20mg tablets .can I take strepsils whist I'm on this medication ?
After I have started fluoxetine, I've been having these periodic thoughts that I am a God of some sort. Could this be caused by the medication?
Possibly: One of the potential side effects of Fluoxetine, as with other antidepressants, is to exacerbate delusional thinking in susceptible patients. However, other factors may come into play, such as interactions with other medications, other medical conditions being treated, recreational drug use, and even family psychiatric history. Recommend discussing with doctor ASAP for further evaluation. Best. ...Read more
What to do if I am taking Prozac (fluoxetine) for anxiety a d chronic pain, what do you kno about this medication?
Can I take Prozac (fluoxetine) at night? Just starting the medication. Worried it will keep me up at night. I take levothyroxine in the mornings.
Not a worry: Hi. Prozac at night is usually fine but insomnia has been described, but insomnia is so common, we can't guarantee a relationship. If you want, go ahead and take the fluoxetine in the morning WITH the l-thyroxine. There is a myth about taking l-thyroxine on an empty stomach that drives me crazy. Take it (consistently) however you want to...your doc will adjust the l-thyroxine dose to accommodate. ...Read more
On Prozac (fluoxetine) 20 mg for several weeks - feel very spacey, unmotivated, emotionally detached? Could these be side effects of the medication?
What medication works best for borderline personality disorder? Does Prozac (fluoxetine) help a lot?
Psychotherapy/Drugs: The best treatment for borderline personality disoerder without any coexiasting conditions is psychotherapy and mindfulness meditation training.Drugs may be be used for co existing conditions and symptoms associated with bpd.Paxil (paroxetine) may be used for co existing depression.Haloperidol may reduce anger, Aripiprazole may reduce interpersonal problems, impulcivity;psychotic paranoid symptoms etc. ...Read more
Is there an alternative medication to Lilly-Fluoxetine that does not require a Doctors Prescription?
Is there a non-medication that will make my Prozac (fluoxetine) stronger or make anxiety/depression lower?
, i'm a 64 year old woman on several medications including blood pressure insulinmorphine prozac (fluoxetine).Lost insurance am I going to die without my meds?
There r options: These meds all sound necessary, but most if not all are available at walmart, where you can get 90 days' worth for $9...You can have withdrawal if u suddenly stop morphine if u have taken a high dose for a long time...Sugars and blood pressure may be out of control off Insulin or BP meds, but depends how severe each condition.See pcp to switch to generics or cheaper options. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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