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Are there withdrawal effects from stopping prozac (fluoxetine)?

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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Potentially

Ssris can have discontinuance sx--dizziness shocks in brain flu like sx--prozac has such a long half life you seldom hear pts complain.

In brief: Potentially

Ssris can have discontinuance sx--dizziness shocks in brain flu like sx--prozac has such a long half life you seldom hear pts complain.
Dr. Douglas Bey
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Dr. Robert Gerstman
Psychiatry

In brief: Possibly

In theory Prozac (fluoxetine) is a long acting medication that takes weeks to completely get out of the body so that would make one less likely to experience withdrawal compared to other medications in its class.
That being said, anything can happen to anyone.

In brief: Possibly

In theory Prozac (fluoxetine) is a long acting medication that takes weeks to completely get out of the body so that would make one less likely to experience withdrawal compared to other medications in its class.
That being said, anything can happen to anyone.
Dr. Robert Gerstman
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