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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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, 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?

, 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 more

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I am on Prozac (fluoxetine) 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 (fluoxetine) 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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Please help, how much Prozac (fluoxetine) 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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Took 10mg of Prozac (fluoxetine) for 9 days been off it for 3 days..Can i now take sam e?

Yes.: Prozac (fluoxetine)'s half life is 7 days. After 3 days off durg, your Prozac (fluoxetine) level in the blood is still close to plateau for 10mg prazac. ...Read more

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Been on 10 mg of Prozac (fluoxetine) for 11 days can I switch to Sam-e now or do I have to wait?

Been on 10 mg of Prozac (fluoxetine) for 11 days can I switch to Sam-e now or do I have to wait?

Keep on it: It may take a couple of weeks for your body to get adjusted to the antidepressant. Initial symptoms Include an increase in anxiety, nausea, diarrhea and restlessness. If you stick to your prescribed regimen those initial symptoms will go away. Good luck with your treatment and remember it may take about 4-6 weeks before you start to see changes in your mood with the antidepressant-don't give up! ...Read more

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

Hype: Prozac (fluoxetine) 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 (fluoxetine). 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 (fluoxetine) is no worse than any others. ...Read more

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Took 400mg of sam -e for 10 days..How long does this stay in your system..Want to stop it and go back to 10mg of prozac (fluoxetine)?

Took 400mg of sam -e for 10 days..How long does this stay in your system..Want to stop it and go back to 10mg of prozac (fluoxetine)?

Depression: You need to consult with your doctor as i have seen negative effects of going between sam-e and prozac (fluoxetine). Sam-e is difficult to assess as to its quality as it is not regulated. Be honest with your doctor as to your dose so you can make the adjustment with the least consequences. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Insurance (Definition)

Health insurance is a type of coverage that pays for medical expenses. Health insurance can be provided by an employer, the state or federal government, or ...Read more


Dr. Alan Ali
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Prozac (Definition)

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