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Do antidepressants help stop the effects of my premenstrual syndrome?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. Cyma Khalily
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree
In brief: YES!!!
Yes anti depressants that effect serotonin have been found to be helpful with pms symptoms.
Prozac (fluoxetine) for instance has indications for this. Other activities like good sleep wake hygiene, low caffeine and sodium, good exercise regimen. These can also help with pms. May also consider hormone therapy.

In brief: YES!!!
Yes anti depressants that effect serotonin have been found to be helpful with pms symptoms.
Prozac (fluoxetine) for instance has indications for this. Other activities like good sleep wake hygiene, low caffeine and sodium, good exercise regimen. These can also help with pms. May also consider hormone therapy.
Dr. Cyma Khalily
Dr. Cyma Khalily
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
They do. Talk with u pcp about it and can prescribe it and tell u how to take it.
Good luck.

In brief: Yes
They do. Talk with u pcp about it and can prescribe it and tell u how to take it.
Good luck.
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Dr. Bassam Amawi
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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes, they can.
Certain antidepressants [that build up serotonin] can help your pms.
You need to try them for at least 2 periods before you decide it doesn't work for you. Good luck.

In brief: Yes, they can.
Certain antidepressants [that build up serotonin] can help your pms.
You need to try them for at least 2 periods before you decide it doesn't work for you. Good luck.
Dr. Francine Yep
Dr. Francine Yep
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