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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
FATIGUE EVAL: Normally will resolve as Zoloft (sertraline) doseAdjustment. If not you need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science.com Then review results if no firm diagnosis is made, a sleep study may be necessary many subtle sleep disorders cause Fatigue ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: In my practice, with my patients, I have not seen a patient with fatigue caused by either zoloft (sertraline) or buspirone, either along or together. If you are taking them for depression and anxiety, fatigue may be caused from either underlying condition. Please consult with your treating physician. ...Read more
Abilify (aripiprazole): Common side effect when starting or increasing the dose. ...Read more
Not Common: In the clinical trials with Prozac (fluoxetine) abnormal vision was reported by 2% of patients as opposed to 1% of those receiving a placebo. In overdose impaired accommodation is described. So blurred vision can occur with prozac, (fluoxetine) but it is quite uncommon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have tried pristiq, (desvenlafaxine) wellbutrin, paxil, celexa, effexor, lexapro, etc. With lithium, haliperidol &abilify. A couple improve mood. Still anxious!thoughts?
Many meds: You've tried many meds already, although there are some you haven't mentioned that often help anxiety: buspirone, beta-blockers, other mood stabilizers besides lithium, etc. But after a person has tried so many medications and still has symptoms, i'd suggest non-medication approaches: psychotherapy, mindfulness, relaxation training, exercise/yoga, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you take meclizine with celexa (citalopram) to ease nausea? Started 10mg celexa (citalopram) yesterday.
Other options: Agree w dr. Ali. You can talk to your physician about a split dose. Taking probiotics is excellent for stopping GI upset associated with taking selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (ssri's). Ginger tea or ginger ale will also help to relieve nausea without possible side effects from an additional medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be side effect: This can be due to the Paxil (paroxetine). Sometimes people have to start lower doses and work up to normal doses because of side effects. Call your doc and see if you should stop for a few days and restart at a lower dose, or change to another med. If vomiting persists, get seen! It could be something else. Good luck! ...Read more
Yes: Many antidepressants can cause constipation, and unless something else has changed at the same time that you started the paxil, (paroxetine) it might be the cause. We recommend increasing fluid intake, dietary fiber intake (fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grain products); and if that's not enough, a fiber supplement and stool softener, laxatives should be a last resort. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Switched from celexa to Prozac (fluoxetine) and stopped Prozac (fluoxetine) after weird side effects. Now feeling constant anxiety and feeling of derealization. Will it stop?
Side effects.: All psychiatric rx's have side effects. If you check with side effects in the pdr, you will not want to take another drug. Mostly, your individual should be concerned about the drug/drug interactions. It is almost unamerican not to be polymedicvated. The prescribing md should talk with the patient about what the drugs will do and more importantly what the drugs will not do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can be: Stopping Lexapro (escitalopram) suddenly is not a good idea, because of possible discontinuation symptoms. Mood swings, irritability, muscle aches, tremors, anxiety, shock-like sensations, head "zaps, " dizziness, balance problems, fatigue, and vomiting can also happen. Please work with your doctor on tapering this medication so you don't have to have such an experience. ...Read more