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What Is The Best Dose Of Prozac To Take For Depression
Being depressed how fast and effective is medication and what medication will work for anxiety and depression. What re the best medication Prozac?
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
What exactly are you: ....asking for? Something to treat DEPRESSION or STOMACH problems of upset? Prozac does not treat anything in the stomach. It is an antidepressant and that it is all used to treat mood disorders. It has some off label uses such as headache management. There are medications to treat STOMACH ULCERS OR UPSET CONDITION such as nexium, carafate, prilosec, pepcid, et.c, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the best anti anxiety depression med that has the least side effects. I did not care for buspar, celexa, or Prozac. Something not 2 addicting?
Depends on you: every patient is different and will respond better to certain medications while others may not respond well to a particular drug. Best to talk to your own doctor about medicine for anxiety/depression but other drugs such as wellbutrin or Effexor might also be useful for you. Of course exercise and good counseling are equally if not more important than any drug. good luck! ...Read more
Can someone tell me between zoloft, Prozac and celexa which one treats depression and OCD better? And which one will not cause weight gain the best.
Medications: That is not how medicine works. They all are very effective and used for a variety of different reasons. The best drug for you is the issue and that is determined with the physician working with you in person. ...Read more
Anti-depressant meds I have been on anti-depressants previously. In 2006-2008 i was on wellbrutin, then prozac, then cymbalta. I am depressed again - would the last med (cymbalta) i took be the best choice at this time.
What do you recommend if i take 20mg of prozac( fluoxetine) evert day for depression; yesterday i bought some st johns wort (5000mg tablets), can what do you recommend if i take them together?
Why?: If you are not happy with prozac, talk to your doctor. If you are not happy with your doctor, get another doctor. I don't understand why you bought st. John's wort before you know what to do with it? The issue here is not whether combining Prozac with st. John's wort is good idea for you. The even more important problem is how to repair your relationship with your doctor. ...Read more
Do Prozac and Lexapro work the same way? Which one works best for treatimg depression and anxiety?
SSRIs: Prozac and Lexapro are ssris for the treatment of depression. Lexapro is also approved for treating anxiety, panic, and ocd, as well as in treating autistic spectrum disorders such as asperger's. While both medications are similar, the molecules are still somewhat different. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take Prozac for depression. In dec '12, my dosage doubled to 80 mg daily to treat ocd. But i find my OCD is the same. Can i add a diff med for ocd?
How long doea it take for Prozac to start working for depression and OCD ? And is 20 mg is enough for depression and ocd?
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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