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Prozac Make Pain Depression Worse
Include being down or sad most of the time, loss of interest/pleasure in usual activities, unintended increase or decrease in appetite/weight, sleeping more or less than usual, being agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless or inappropriately guilty or self critical, having difficulty concentrating or making decisions, & thinking of death & dying. Suicidal ...Read more
Yes: Although Prozac is metabolized very slowly in the body, missing multiple doses can lead to a relapse. Most serotonin drugs are not effective until they are taken for several weeks in a row. Please take all medications as prescribed. If you cannot tolerate a medication due to a side effect, consult your physician on how to stop it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Unfortunately, it usually takes 2+ weeks for the good effects of antidepressants to start, while side-effects can happen right away. Prozac is a relatively activating or stimulating antidepressant. It can worsen anxiety, especially at first. (in fact, if anxiety was a major problem, i might choose a different ssri in the first place.) the prescribing doc should help with any side effects. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Been taking Prozac 10mg for 6 days for postpartum depression and feel worse, can this be possible?
I've taken Prozac for 3 days and i feel my depression worse than ever. I have suicidal ideation, anhedonia. should i continue taking it?
Please see doctor: Please see your doctor asap. Please realize medicines that help depression do not work the same as meds, for example, that treat infections. Our brains often take 3-6 weeks to heal from depression IF they are going to respond to the anti-depressant medication. It is not unusual to need med changes if there is no response or they are intolerable. Support and talk therapy are vital as a bridge! ...Read more
Tapered from celexa 40mg to Prozac 40mg in a period of 2 months because of worse depression. Prozac is making me feel derealization. Should i stop it?
Talk to your doctor: My intuition is telling me that discontinuation or changing the dose may be a consideration although i would try to talk to a doctor about this before proceeding. If you start having thoughts of harm to self or those around you then i would definitely think about getting to an emergency department. Stay safe! ...Read more
Began taking Prozac a week ago. Today I'm really depressed, sad and weepy. Definitely worse, since I'm on it for anxiety. Is this from Prozac?
Probably not: Prozac (Fluoxetine) takes up to six weeks to become effective in the treatment of Depression and Anxiety. After one week, it is not likely that you are getting effects from it. However, some patients become depressed that the medication has not caused change. Discuss this with your prescribing physician. ...Read more
If a person with tx-resistant depression is put on 80mg Prozac for a wk and has no side effects or reported benefits, does it make sense to try 120mg?
Work w/your doctor: This is something that you really need to work with your own physician on. 80mg/day is quite a large dose already --and personally, i wouldn't change the dose after only a week. You and your doctor need to decide when Prozac is at its maximal dose for you, and when augmentation strategies are needed as well. Deplin (prescription folate) and other things, including psychotherapy, are options. ...Read more
Prozac makes me think suicidal but i would never act on it. Could i be misdiagnosed with depression due to undiagnosed adhd?
Please let your dr /: Psychiatrist know immediately that you feel suicidal on prozac. One possibility is that you are suffering from a bipolar depression and not a unipolar depression. Antidepressants can actually make things worse in that situation. Get emergency care if you ever got to the point that you might act on these thoughts. Take care. ...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
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