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Does Prozac (fluoxetine) help anxiety?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology
5 doctors agree

In brief: In addition to or

as an alternative, consider practicing the Relaxation Response,from a book by Herbert Benson.
See this website http://www.relaxationresponse.org/ Peace and good health.

In brief: In addition to or

as an alternative, consider practicing the Relaxation Response,from a book by Herbert Benson.
See this website http://www.relaxationresponse.org/ Peace and good health.
Dr. Bernard Seif
Dr. Bernard Seif
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: Prozac (fluoxetine) & Anxiety

Yes it can help some forms of anxiety such as GAD & OCD, also can be used for other forms of anxiety off-label.

In brief: Prozac (fluoxetine) & Anxiety

Yes it can help some forms of anxiety such as GAD & OCD, also can be used for other forms of anxiety off-label.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Prozac (fluoxetine) can be used to treat anxiety disorders.

In brief: Yes

Prozac (fluoxetine) can be used to treat anxiety disorders.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Prozac (fluoxetine) is an

Antidepressant there are other meds that are used to treat anxiety.

In brief: Prozac (fluoxetine) is an

Antidepressant there are other meds that are used to treat anxiety.
Dr. Barbara Lavi
Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Prozac has indications for major depressive disorder, bulimia,obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, PMDD & is can be used off label for other forms of anxiety.
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