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Can PMS be something serious?

Can PMS be something serious?

Could b: There was a successful homicide defense in england based on pms. ...Read more

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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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I am taking PMS fluoxetine 20mg and have been for 6 months. I'm gaining weight- if i stop taking it will my PMS symptoms return or is 6 months enough?

I am taking PMS fluoxetine 20mg and have been for 6 months. I'm gaining weight- if i stop taking it will my PMS symptoms return or is 6 months enough?

Lower & fewer doses?: Ask your doctor to check into some research: t. Lovick, a neuroscientist at the univ of birmingham (uk), has hopes that a 2 mg daily dose of fluoxetine in only the final week before menstruation could alleviate pms. It may be a way to avoid the side effects & get relief. Win-win. ...Read more

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How do I avoid weight gain after PMS fluoxetine 20mg. I have been taking it for 6 months, i eat healthily and exercise regularly but am still gaining.

How do I avoid weight gain after PMS fluoxetine 20mg. I have been taking it for 6 months, i eat healthily and exercise regularly but am still gaining.

Lower & fewer doses?: Ask your doctor to check into some research: t. Lovick, a neuroscientist at the univ of birmingham (uk), has hopes that a 2 mg daily dose of fluoxetine in only the final week before menstruation could alleviate pms. It may be a way to avoid the side effects & get relief. Win-win. ...Read more

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Is PMS real'?

Is PMS real'?

Pms: Symptoms are real, related in part to hormonal changes during that time of menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Pms pain help?

Pms pain help?

Advil, (ibuprofen) Heat, Pill: If you are experiencing uterine cramping around your menstrual cycle, you will probably find some relief with some analgesics, heat, or consider using the birth control pill. ...Read more

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Pms (Definition)

Collection of emotional symptoms, with or without physical symptoms, related to the menstrual cycles. Common symptoms are irritability, tension & dysphoria, also insomnia, headaches, fatigue, mood swings, ...Read more


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Prozac (Definition)

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