Epistaxis and Prozac (fluoxetine) If they are rare and only an insignificant amount of blood, it is not likely of much importance. Consider humidification and eliminating/decreasing of drying medications or over the counter agents you are on. Prozac and other ssri's can affect bleeding/clotting though. Some can get relief adding vitamin c (true for bruising as well). If the bleeding is many tissues, many times a day - see md.
Side effects. I have not had any of my patients experience nose bleeds, as its an ssri. Not saying that can not happen as you can see almost every possible side effect with any medication. The question is also are you on any other medications that potentially increase that problem. See your md to review all your medications.
Does Prozac (fluoxetine) cause head numbness and spasms in head that feel like a rope pulling tight?
Fluoxetine (Prozac) Fluoxetineis amongst one of the safer & better tolerated anti-depressants with anxiolytic properties belonging to the ssri class. Headaches have been reported in up to 20% of patients. Spasm & numbness are less commonly reported. Hyperkinesia (commonly confused with spasm) are seen is about 2% of individuals who use this medication. Other things can cause headaches, numbness & spasm. Consult dr. Read more...
Can anxiety randomly cause dizziness, head pressure and random onset fatigue? Will taking Prozac (fluoxetine) potentially help treat this issue? Brain MRI was ok.
Yes it should. So glad to hear that brain MRI was ok. Yes, Prozac (fluoxetine) is prescribed for people who have anxiety and the symptoms you have reported are anxiety related. It should start relieving symptoms within two weeks with maximum effect in 4-6 weeks. Psychotherapy also will help to learn to manage anxiety triggers. Read more...