4 doctors weighed in:

Taken 80mg Prozac (fluoxetine) for two months, safe to quit cold turkey? Not helping depression and too many side effects. Would rather be off meds quite frankly.

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Please don't quit

Cold turkey. Taper off under medical supervision. Take care.

In brief: Please don't quit

Cold turkey. Taper off under medical supervision. Take care.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Daryl Tanski
Psychiatry

In brief: Proceed with caution

Abrupt disco mutation of antidepressants can produce a disco mutation syndrome that is not life threatening, it can be quite uncomfortable.
Best to discuss other options with md or recommendations on how to discontinue Prozac (fluoxetine) to avoid the withdrawal symptoms.

In brief: Proceed with caution

Abrupt disco mutation of antidepressants can produce a disco mutation syndrome that is not life threatening, it can be quite uncomfortable.
Best to discuss other options with md or recommendations on how to discontinue Prozac (fluoxetine) to avoid the withdrawal symptoms.
Dr. Daryl Tanski
Dr. Daryl Tanski
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