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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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How safe is feramax 150mg and Prozac (fluoxetine) 10mg?

How safe is feramax 150mg and Prozac (fluoxetine) 10mg?

Feramax: Feramax is a coated iron tablet that passes through the stomach rather than being broken down there and possibly irritating it. If you're anemic and need iron, this may be a way to take it that does not cause GI side effects (nausea, etc). There's no conflict between it and prozac (fluoxetine). ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 10mg of Prozac (fluoxetine) long term?

Is it safe to take 10mg of Prozac (fluoxetine) long term?

Safety of, Prozac (fluoxetine): Long term use of anti depressants will, cause changes in receptor activity n the brain, decreasing desired effects, but no findings of significant harm have developed from Extended use. You should discuss with your doctor who, prescribed this drug, if you still need it at all, or if a change is needed ...Read more

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Is it safe to take evail and Prozac (fluoxetine) together?

Is it safe to take evail and Prozac (fluoxetine) together?

Not safe: U mean elavil. Prozac (fluoxetine) increased blood levels of Elavil by 2 fold and it's metabolites nortriptaline by 9 fold. It may cause serotonin syndrome.Get directions from u r md. ...Read more

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Is it safe to be on 20 mg of Prozac (fluoxetine) if you are 65 years of age?

Is it safe to be on 20 mg of Prozac (fluoxetine) if you are 65 years of age?

Yes, but..: There's no reason why you can't take Prozac (fluoxetine) 20 mg/day at age 65 or older if prescribed by doctor who is familiar with your mental and medical history. However, therapeutic doses tend to be smaller with increasing age because of greater risk of side effects. Be sure all your doctors know every medication you may be taking. Close medical supervision is necessary while on Prozac (fluoxetine). I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Hi I take 20mg prozac (fluoxetine) every morning and 5mg diazepan at night is this safe?

Hi I take 20mg prozac (fluoxetine) every morning and 5mg diazepan at night is this safe?

Safe: I believe that with these doses, the medications you're taking and the time of the dosing, there should be no significant interaction with them as Prozac (fluoxetine) is an antidepressant and diazepam is a tranquillizer which you are taking at night probably to help you sleep. Your physician or pharmacist can give you more advice if you have further concerns. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take fluoxetine which is intended for animals? Why? Isn't fluoxetine the main ingredient in prozac?

Is it safe to take fluoxetine which is intended for animals? Why? Isn't fluoxetine the main ingredient in prozac?

See your doctor: Fluoxetine is the generic for brand name Prozac (fluoxetine). Fluoxetine is used to treat depression in humans. There are additional uses which can be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr recommended I increase prozac (fluoxetine) dosage. Is it safe to go 20mg to 40mg? Or should I do 20mg to 30mg and then 40mg? I have 10mg and 20mg pills.

Dr recommended I increase prozac (fluoxetine) dosage. Is it safe to go 20mg to 40mg? Or should I do 20mg to 30mg and then 40mg? I have 10mg and 20mg pills.

Prozac (fluoxetine): Please only increase or change medications under your doctor's direct supervision. I would take it which ever way your provider suggested. It is usually safe to increase dose by 10 or by 20mg at a time. ...Read more

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I am just wondering between wellubutrin and Prozac (fluoxetine) which drug is less harsh or should I say safer to take, and for long term use which one is better?

I am just wondering between wellubutrin and Prozac (fluoxetine) which drug is less harsh or should I say safer to take, and for long term use which one is better?

Relative safety: Within appropriate dosage limits, both are safe and effective for depression. However, they have different neurotransmitter profiles. Prozac has anti-anxiety effects which wellbutrin (bupropion) does not have; wellbutrin (bupropion) has less potential effects on sexual function. If you have a seizure disorder, brain tumor, or an eating disorder, wellbutrin (bupropion) would not be safe for you but Prozac might still be. ...Read more

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Can 90mg of Prozac (fluoxetine) is safe to take?

Can 90mg of Prozac (fluoxetine) is safe to take?

High dose prozac (fluoxetine): That dose may not be safe. I have never had a patient on 90 mgs per day. There are a lot of other strategies a board certified psychiatrist would generally have and be able to apply in the case of someone needing ultra high doses of medications. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ashwaganda with prozac?

Ashwaganda: Ashwaganda usually well tolerated and shouldn't cause a problem with the Prozac. Examine. Com recommends that it may help. Highly recommend that you try to find a naturopathic doctor OR search for a medical professional knowledgeable about "complimentary and alternative medicine" (search those specific terms) and get them to review your situation. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Prozac (fluoxetine) and l theanine tohether?

Prozac (fluoxetine), L-Theanine: I admire you for your concern for Health.
Prozac is for Depression and Anxiety. It can have side effects of anxiety and depression.
L-Theanine is found in Green Tea. Some people use it for anxiety and depression.
Patient Drug Interactions Source: RxList states that fluoxetine oral, L-theanine oral Combination may increase bleeding risk.
See a Psychiatrist for Therapy for stress, and anxiety. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ashwaghanda while taking prozac (fluoxetine)?

Is it safe to take ashwaghanda while taking prozac (fluoxetine)?

Ashwagandha & Prozac (fluoxetine): Ashwagandha (withania somnifera) has been used in ayurvedic medicine for hundreds of years as an "adaptogen" -- an herb given to help the body resist physiological and psychological stress. It may have both anxiolytic and antidepressant activity http://tinyurl. Com/lexzv5f but there are no interactions with antidepressants such as prozac (fluoxetine). ...Read more

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Stopped taking Prozac (fluoxetine) 3 weeks ago is it safe to take 5htp now?

Probably not: In a person of average adult with normal liver function Prozac (fluoxetine) takes about 5 weeks to almost completely leave the body. To the extent that your body composition (proportion of water, fat, muscle, etc) varies from the average, and to the extent your liver function varies from normal, it might take longer. Other meds you take might also affect this. Best to discuss with your doc. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Stopped taking Prozac (fluoxetine) 5 weeks ago is it safe to now take sam-e?

Yes: You can actually take sam-e with Prozac (fluoxetine) and other medications from the same class. It can help those meds work better. Nevertheless, finding the eight dose of sam-e can take time. ...Read more

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Is there a safe OTC supplement or drug that may be able to replace prozac (fluoxetine)?

Not really: There is really no over-the-counter remedy that would replace an anti-depressant. Talk it over with your doctor who prescribed the medication and see if there is an alternative if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Is orlistat (alli) safe to take for someone who is on prozac (fluoxetine) 40mg daily? Is it a safe medicine?

Is orlistat (alli) safe to take for someone who is on prozac (fluoxetine) 40mg daily? Is it a safe medicine?

Orlistat blocks fat: Absorption and has no interactions with Prozac, (fluoxetine) Simvistatin, or Allopurinol. Grapefruit juice can significantly increase the blood levels of Simvastatin. You are wise to review interactions when on medications. Therapy may assist with anxiety, obsessions and compulsions which can lead to fatigue. Best regards for relief. ...Read more

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I started Prozac today n I took it this morning I wanted to know if its safe to take my Xanax (alprazolam) at bedtime?

I started Prozac today n I took it this morning I wanted to know if its safe to take my Xanax (alprazolam) at bedtime?

Xanax (alprazolam) prozac: These two medicines are used together. If your experience with prozac was not negative today, then taking xanax (alprazolam) tonight will be safe. If you can get by with half dose of xanax (alprazolam), then you may be better off, but that adjustment is probably not essential. ...Read more

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I am on 50mgs of methadone a day and the dr added 10mgs of Prozac (fluoxetine) the dr and the pharmistist said there would be no reaction is it safe?

Prozac, (fluoxetine) Methadone: Both Methadone and Prozac can prolong the qtc, a specific measure of your heart rhythm seen on ekg. It does not happen in everyone, which may be why your doctor and the pharmacist were not concerned. However, it can be a significant interaction in some. Zoloft, (sertraline) another antidepressant, is not known to do this and may be safer in your case. ...Read more

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Is DEXEDRINE, prozac, and wellbutrin xl combo safe?

Is DEXEDRINE, prozac, and wellbutrin xl combo safe?

Not at all!: These do together with major risks between ALL! Don't just stop them but DO contact your Dr immediately and if there's any delay, find a good pharmacist to help you deal with this bad situation.
This link might show you the risks but you can search them if it fails: But best is a Dr or pharmacist: https://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=843-4506, 1115-648, 440-203
Please be careful!!! ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Prozac with bystolic (nebivolol)?

Is it safe to take Prozac with bystolic (nebivolol)?

Prozac & Bystolic (nebivolol): The Prozac may increase the effects of the Bystolic, (nebivolol) requiring a decrease in dosage. The drugs can be used together just with awareness of this possibility. Contact your doctor if side effects noted. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Prozac (fluoxetine) while pregnant

Prozac (fluoxetine): Class c in pregnancy which means probably safe, but it is recommended not to be on after 20 weeks pregnant. ...Read more

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Can you mix Prozac with viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride)?

No: Both meds increase serotonin -- may result in a serious condition known as serotonin syndrome that may be life threatening. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Flexeril and Prozac (fluoxetine) together?

Is it safe to take Flexeril and Prozac (fluoxetine) together?

Ask your doctor: There is an increased risk of a potentially serious side effect called the serotonin syndrome. Talk to your doctor before taking these medications together. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take n-acetyl l-tyrosine while on prozac (fluoxetine)?

Avoid: Not sure about how well n-acetyl-l-tyrosine is absorbed and metablized in the body. However, the base component, tyrosine is an Amino Acid that is in the precursor pathway for Dopamine production. Dopamine is an important neurotransmitter in certain parts of the brain. Prozac (fluoxetine) and ssris have been shown to impact Dopamine levels. So, I am not sure what effect they would have in combination. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 80mg of lavender with 10 mg of prozac (fluoxetine)?

I believe YES- OK: From my research I found the following should NOT be taken with Prozac- catnip, ergot, ginkgo biloba, goldenseal, gotu kola, kava kava, lemon balm, marijuana, nerve root, sassafras, stinging nettle, St. John's wort and valerian.

Lavender should NOT be taken either with Valium.

Nor should you eat grapefruit and take Valium. You should also not stick anything in your ear EXCEPT YOUR ELBOW! ...Read more

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Prozac (Definition)

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