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Mix Of Ibuprofen Prozac And Alcohol
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
Yes: There is no inter reaction. However, of you are on continuous use of it you doc may adjus th dosage. ...Read more
I've been on 20mg of Prozac (fluoxetine) for two weeks now, is it ok to take ibuprofen for occasional pain?
Prozac (fluoxetine): Yes it is ok, as needed.Get a more detailed answer ›
I take 10 mg of prozac (fluoxetine) a day. I get bad headaches from it. Am I allowed to take ibuprofen for the headaches? Are there any interactions btwn the two?
Ask your doctor: You should ask your doctor for the clearance to take other medications (even over the counters) while on Prozac (fluoxetine). Well, actually interesting you should ask because in fact, there are significant interactions which can cause either an increase in bleeding complications due to the ibuprofen or increased toxicity of the Prozac (fluoxetine). The combination should be closely monitored in general. Check with Doctor ...Read more
Does Advil (ibuprofen) reduce depression like Prozac? I've heard Advil (ibuprofen)'s ingredients do the same job as Prozac.
No: You have been misinformed.Get a more detailed answer ›
I take Prozac (fluoxetine) 20mg and today I have bad stomach pains, will it be ok to take ibuprofen to ease pain? Thanks
I am taking Prozac for depression. I'm also taking Xanax (alprazolam) for anxiety. I'm wondering why I can't take ibuprofen with prozac; is there a serious reason?
Yes: The combination may increase a risk for bleeding, stomach upset and electrolyte abnormalities. ...Read more
Can I take ibuprofen with lyrica, (pregabalin)lexapro, zyprexa,seroquel, ativan and prozac?I will take ibuprofen at different time
I have exhausted many treatments for PMDD: birth control, prozac, therapy, Advil (ibuprofen) that leads to stomachaches, exercise,vitamin supplements. Any advice?
Explore more options: Sorry these haven't worked but there are further options to explore including acupuncture, herbal medicine, essential oils, homeopathy, amino acids, use of progesterone premenstrually etc. You will likely have the best success using a combination of therapies. I advise working with a holistic/integrative practitioner. ...Read more
Taking 50mg lamictal. + 20mg Prozac (fluoxetine) +600mg ibuprofen for 1 yr. Bad rash inner thighs past 3wks. Ketaconzole made worse. Now itchy all over. Help!?
Needs exam: The fact that you were prescribed Ketoconazole Cream means the prescriber thought you had a fungus or yeast infection; the fact that it made the rash worse means the prescriber was wrong. It could be a reaction to Lamictal (or ibuprofen), or it could be one of several other conditions. You need to see a dermatogist and get a precise diagnosis. ...Read more
Does taking prozac, (fluoxetine) lamictal, or ibuprofen increase chances of bruising? My friend is getting a lot more bruises on her legs than ever before.
Meds n bruising: Of those 3, lam octal and Ibuprofen can. If I had to pick one, it would be ibuprofen. Depending on dose and how long you've been on lamictal, I would definitely discuss it with your doctor. Simple labs can tell if Lamictal is affecting your blood counts and increasing your risk for bruising and or potentially bleeding. ...Read more
16 year old sister took 140mg fluoxetine and 3200mg ibuprofen. How bad is this and what to do? She took it 15 hours ago.
Is it safe to drink chai or green tea or chamomile tea while taking Prozac (fluoxetine). Also, is it ok that I take Motrin for pain?
Yes: Yes ... Prozac is not contraindicated with Motrin or tea. Although the combo together does increase the risk for a GI ulcer — so if try to minimize the use of Motrin as much as possible. If you need a chronic NSAID therapy, Celebrex (celecoxib) is safer on the GI system. Hope that helps & that you feel better! ...Read more
I take 40 mg of Vyvanse for ADHD and 20mg of prozac for anxiety and I think 20 mg of olmeprazole for reflux. Is it safe to take Advil and Benadryl (diphenhydramine)?
I have pmdd and was given Prozac (fluoxetine) 20mg for everyday use. Given the small dose can I still drink alcohol now and then?
How does alcohol interact with Prozac (fluoxetine)? Is an occasional glass of wine ok? I mixed 60mg plus up to 3 glasses for years with no apparent ill effect.
Can I drink alcohol and how much if I take 3 Prozacs (fluoxetine) per day? Or I shouldn't take it that day?
Not advisable: It is not advisable to drink alcohol with prescription medications. Combining alcohol and prozac (fluoxetine) (fluxoetine) can increase nervous system side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. ...Read more
Hi, I'm currently taking Prozac and wanted to know a bit more about how alcohol would impact my antidepressants.
Recommend: you don't drink alcohol. First- it is illegal to drink alcohol at age 19 in the US. Second - it can ^ risk fo "dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking, judgment, and motor coordination." per Drugs.Com drug interaction checker. ...Read more
I've been on .75mg of Xanax (alprazolam) and 20 mg of Prozac daily for a month. Can I skip Xanax (alprazolam) one day to drink alcohol? I've always been a social drinker.
In a way: Drinking on a ssri antidepressant can make depression or anxiety persist ("fighting" the treatment), ; increases seizure risk. The med can also make alcohol feel stronger, impairing driving ; similar activities more than expected. The standard rule: avoid all alcohol. That said, people use ssris for months or years, ; some use alcohol occasionally in small amounts ; are ok. Weigh the risks. ...Read more
What are the physical and mental side effects of alcohol and prozac (fluoxetine). Beer mixed with tequila and prozac (fluoxetine)?
Alcohol & Depression: Alcohol in any form -- including beer and tequila -- is a depressant. Combined with prozac, (fluoxetine) you could have much more sedation or intoxication than you expect. Especially when used in large quantities, alcohol disrupts your sleep cycle and neuronal tone. People usually take Prozac (fluoxetine) for depression or anxiety. Disrupting your sleep & neurons can worsen these conditions. ...Read more
Can you tell me how prozac, (fluoxetine) curare, ectasy, nicotine and alcohol affect how neurotransmitters pass synapes?
Really can't: None of them actually change what happens at synapses except curare, which blocks acetylcholine from being released in muscles and causes paralysis. Nicotine acts at nicotinic cholinergic neurons to increase numbers of synapses, resulting in muscle relaxation and mild stimulation. Ecstacy increases Dopamine in pleasure centers. Alcohol indirectly effects Dopamine as well, and also NMDA receptors. ...Read more
Not good: First off, alcohol is a depressant so it makes it harder for the meds to work. Second Prozac (fluoxetine) can raise your blood alcohol levels as much as 50%. An occasional beer or glass of wine with dinner may be ok, but its best to avoid alcohol while contending with depression. And know that it may take much less alcohol than usual to fail a brethalyzer test while taking prozac, (fluoxetine) which stays in you 7-10 days. ...Read more
Is it okay to drink alcohol occasionally (very infrequently) while taking Prozac and wellbutrin (bupropion)? Effects?
Alcohol & prozac (fluoxetine)?: Typically, if ones use is truly & honestly limited, it may be alright to consume a small amount of alcohol. Alcohol does have pronounced effects on mood & anxiety, however, so if ur just beginning treatment, it may be tough to tell if your meds are working as they should be with alcohol in the picture. I would confer with your prescribing doc, and abstain until you've discussed w/ him/her. Be well ...Read more
I'm taking Prozac (fluoxetine) (the generic form) for anxiety and depression. Is it ok to drink alcohol when im taking this?
Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more
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