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I just started prozac. I have been feeling funny. How long before Prozac takes effect and what are the side effects if prozac?
Please tell doc: I don't know what you mean by funny, but sometimes at the beginning of treatment, anxiety symptoms can appear. These can feel strange until you get used to the medication. Other typical symptoms include headaches, gastrointestinal upset, rare suicidal thinking in your age group, and a manic reaction. Tremors can also occur. Rashes are rare. Refer to the pharmacy handout for further info. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
How long for Prozac to take effect? And is one of urbanol' side effects double vision? I don't have double vision, just want to know. Thank you.
I cant stop eating and purge for a very long time i have took alot of medications but with no effect (prozac , risperidal, anafranil and efexor xr) ..help please ?
I cant stop eating and purging and all drugs has no effect (prozac 20 mg , resperidal 2 mg , anafronil 75mg and effexor xr ) what can i do (bulimia nervosa)?
Iam taking Prozac 20 mg for 2 years with a very little effect and effexor xr also i took resperidal and anafranil 75mg with prozac with no effect in the treatment of bulimia nervosa purge type?
Eating Disorders: In general, eating disorders need thorough evaluation by a mental health counselor to determine the type, extent, and comorbidity issues, which will guide toward appropriate interventions. Therapy involves cognitive therapy, group therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, evaluation for possible medications for comorbid conditions, dietary consult, & referral to an eating program depending on severit ...Read more
I have an eating disorder for 5 years i eat and purge after eating i took prozac wiz no effect, then i took with prozac , risperidal 2 mg (1/2 tab per day) and anafronil 75 mg 2 tablets/day also with no effect then i took prozac with effexor xr with no e
Meds not enough: You appear to have bulimia nervosa, with significant B&P features. Medication unfortunately is not always effective, especially as single therapy. Depending on your medical condition, you might need a medical or residential care. If you are physiologically stable, you can meet criteria for residential, partial hospitalization or intensive outpatient. Your care has to be managed by specialists. ...Read more
Weight gain: Prozac has some tendency to cause weight gain. But specifically in the case of eating disorders, here is the information: Prozac, which is the only medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating bulimia nervosa, may help patients who also have depression or anxiety. It also appears to help reduce binge-eating and purging behaviors, reduce the chance of relapse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've taken prozac before and never had any side effect from it and later stoped it. I just started back up on it a lil while ago and have been feeling?
Guessing...: You didn't complete your question, but if you're having a possible side effect on Prozac now, discuss with prescribing doctor. Dose change, other meds you may be taking, generic from a different company are some factors that may cause side effects where previously you had none. I hope this helps. ...Read more
Took Prozac 20-40mg for 3 mths-no effect.now taking Lexapro 10mg for 25 days & notmuch improv.why is this happening.what should i do?
If you have ADHD -: Primarily Inattentive Type & comorbid anxiety &/or depression, you need multimodal treatment for optimal management. Add Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy & environmental manipulations at work & home, including ADA accommodations. See CHADD.org. Strattera has a serotonin effect. Use caution when adding SSRI's. Discuss med management with your psychiatrist & seek referral to a psychologist. ...Read more
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