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Psych put me on 120mg prozac (fluoxetine). No alleviation of mdd sxs. Md said we might taper up to 200 mg. Is this safe/adviseable? Already tried every other med.

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Dr. Cyma Khalily
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: OH MY

The doses that you are describing a too high.
No benefit to be gained at this high dosage. The can be other combinations like wellbutrin, abilify, (aripiprazole) buspar, stimulants, lithium, and finally electroconvulsive therapy.

In brief: OH MY

The doses that you are describing a too high.
No benefit to be gained at this high dosage. The can be other combinations like wellbutrin, abilify, (aripiprazole) buspar, stimulants, lithium, and finally electroconvulsive therapy.
Dr. Cyma Khalily
Dr. Cyma Khalily
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Prozac (fluoxetine)

Very high dose. Wondering if tried combination of meds.
Such as antidepressant + abilify, (aripiprazole) antidepressants from different groups, antidepressant + mood stabilizers, MAO inhibitors, etc. Best to discuss options with your doctor.

In brief: Prozac (fluoxetine)

Very high dose. Wondering if tried combination of meds.
Such as antidepressant + abilify, (aripiprazole) antidepressants from different groups, antidepressant + mood stabilizers, MAO inhibitors, etc. Best to discuss options with your doctor.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Prozac (fluoxetine)

Agree with dr. Khalili but please consult your doctor first.

In brief: Prozac (fluoxetine)

Agree with dr. Khalili but please consult your doctor first.
Dr. Alan Ali
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