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, i'm a 64 year old woman on several medications including blood pressure insulinmorphine prozac.Lost insurance am I going to die without my meds?

, i'm a 64 year old woman on several medications including blood pressure insulinmorphine prozac.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 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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Is there much difference between 20mg of Prozac and 10mg of prozac?

Is there much difference between 20mg of Prozac and 10mg of prozac?

For some patients: It can be the difference between getting a full response vice a partial response. ...Read more

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I am on Prozac 20 mg from 20 days.How i can find out if its working or not and how much does it need to start working?

I am on Prozac 20 mg from 20 days.How i can find out if its working or not and how much does it need to start working?

INCREASE DOSE: If there is no clinical change after a week, the dr should try a dose increase (up to 80mg). If there is no antidepressant effect, a switch to another med is called for. ...Read more

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My son has been taking Prozac for 12 yrs and has titered down to 20 mgs every three days to see if he can do without it. Is this wise?

My son has been taking Prozac for 12 yrs and has titered down to 20 mgs every three days to see if he can do without it. Is this wise?

Yes: Re-evaluating the need for a medication under the direction of a physician is always wise. If his physician knows about the decrease in the medication and is helping evaluate the results, it should be fine. Why take medications that you no longer need? ...Read more

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Why is there so much negative commonts on prozac? Did those people really commit suicide when stopping it?

Hype: Prozac was widely heralded as a wonder antidepressant drug with few if any side effects when it was first introduced. Then came a few reports of suicidal or homicidal behavior in people on prozac. People like to blame their pathological behaviors on the drugs they take. All antidepressants have a slight risk for inducing suicidal ideation, hostility, or mania. Prozac is no worse than any others. ...Read more

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Please help, how much Prozac would it take to kill you?

Why do you need to: Know this bit of information? If you are having imminent thoughts of suicide please have a friend or relative take you to the nearest emergency room now. You can call 911 for transport if needed. If you are playing with the idea of suicide with no current plan or intent, then please see a psychiatrist and/ or a psychologist to get assistance. Let your family physician know as well. ...Read more

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I am on Prozac 60 mg also take Valium 10mg but it does not help much at all I go so much anxiety I believe Prozac is doing good for long term ?

I am on Prozac 60 mg also take Valium 10mg but it does not help much at all I go so much anxiety I believe Prozac is doing good for long term ?

Anxiety: Prozac can be used long-term. I try to avoid long -term use of benzodiazapines. What are you doing besides taking medication? Cognitive Behavioral therapy or psychotherapy can be effective. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night & good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, Qi Gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises & meditation ...Read more

Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Insurance (Definition)

Insurance is a service that people pay for to protect against unforeseen financial problems, such as developing expensive health problems. With most forms of insurance, you pay a company a monthly fee, and if you get seek or need medical care, the company pays for the ...Read more


Dr. Alan Ali
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Prozac (Definition)

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