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How Will I Know Prozac Is Working I Have Taken It Two Weeks
2 to 6 Weeks: Your medication is working when your treatment goals for are being met. For example, if your your goals include being motivated to get out of bed each morning and performing certain tasks: then you would find it easier to get up each day and easier to complete the tasks. Most patients begin to feel better after two weeks. But for some it may take up to six weeks. Be patient and talk to your md. ...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
Is taking two 10mg Prozac the same as one 20mg tablet? I was recently on twenty and got but on ten but it's not working as well so can I take two 10mg
Insomnia bad, i put on Prozac 10 mg and trazadone 50 mg. Taken 2 days. I was taking serqouel 50 mg & worked for a while but stopped working. Dr. Said stop seroquel since given new meds, what do ido?
Maybe more trazodone: You have to talk to your doctor about what to do. We can't advise or treat you over the internet. But here's something to consider: seroquel (quetiapine) 50 mg is stronger than trazodone 50 mg. The latter is usually a better choice for insomnia, but the dose may need to go up. Prozac may help depression or anxiety that interferes with sleep, but it takes a few weeks to work. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 10mg Prozac dosage has stopped working after 2 yrs. What usually happens next after this event? Will I need to take more and more as time passes?
Depression, Prozac: I understand your concern. Prozac is for depression and anxiety. 10mg/day is your maintenance dose for about 2 years. It is likely that you have become used to it if you did not have Therapy, and there may have been new stressor in your life. Be Captain of your thoughts, feelings, symptoms and actions. See Psychiatrist for Therapy for stress in your life, Medication if needed. Relaxation, Yoga. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been taking Prozac for two weeks. 20 mg. Recently experiencing insomnia. Took it before and don't remember this effect. Does it go away?
It should: This may be a component of anxiety or major depression, and should improve with continued ssri use. Also, Prozac along with zoloft tends to be more activating, so if you are taking it at night, try taking your Prozac first thing in the morning. Alternatively, you could try to switch to a more sedating ssri like Celexa or paxil. Either way, you should discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Used 20 mg of Prozac for 4 months. Now cutting it down to 10 mg a day (doctors advice) for two weeks. Possible to have side effects by quiting now?
Suffering from dep/anx. Was on effexor stoppped working dr upped dose got BP and tapered to prozac its not working after 8 weeks. I am scared?
Seek CBT therapy: I hope you can find a good CBT therapist that you feel good with to help you as the search for an effective pill proceeds. If you find one, it will optimize the benefits and if not, it will do the best job for you. You'll learn how to handle things and manage the symptoms and understand yourself better. Best! ...Read more
I stopped taking Prozac two weeks ago and have been eating five to eight thousand calories a day due to the change in saratonin levels. will it stop?
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