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How Quickly Can I Increase My Dose Of Prozac
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
Been on 10mg Prozac (fluoxetine) 6 weeks. Feeling better. Dr says to start 20mg. Will I experience nausea and increased anxiety again changing dose?
Probably not: Usually, the initial side effects of a medication are not repeated when increasing doses. However, by crystal ball is in the shop and we will only know when you try. ...Read more
Have started Buspar (buspirone) 5mg twice daily as initial dose with Prozac 20mg that I am already taking. How soon should be the Buspar (buspirone) increased to 10mg twice daily safely without increase in side effects?
Been on lamictal for little over two weeks and just increased dose to 50 mg and am itching kind of intensely but no rash will the itching go away? Also my Dr added back Prozac (fluoxetine) 10 mg
I take Prozac 40mg. Is there any benefit in taking it in divided doses, 20mg each, in the morning and in the evening?
After long term use: Prozac's half life is 4-6 days so taking one daily is the convenient dose. ...Read more
My dr. Lowered my dose of Prozac (fluoxetine) from 20mg to 10mg..Because of the half life does this mean i will have more in my system and if so for how long?
Had my Prozac (fluoxetine) prescribed for anxiety stopped working or do I need to change the dose?
Chk dose., Time used: Some patient may experience increase energy or activation early after initiating of txmt. Onset of action usually delayed 2-4 wees. If your dose has been adjusted gradually and the medication is not working with 6 to 8 weeks , it may require a dosege incras or it may not be working at all. In some cases it continues for many years to prevent relapse of symptoms. Consider re-visiting psychiatrist. ...Read more
How long should I stay on starting dose 10mg of Prozac (fluoxetine) before bumping up to 20mg? (For anxiety)
That depends: There is no set limit as to when to increase the dose of the medication. The decision is made, depending on your individual case history and presentation, the amount of anxiety and possibly mixed depression you may have, etc. This is done through continuity of care with your provider at the next appt. you schedule. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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