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Side effects of prozac (fluoxetine)?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree

In brief: Prozac (fluoxetine)

Common ones are headaches, nausea & loose stools.

In brief: Prozac (fluoxetine)

Common ones are headaches, nausea & loose stools.
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Prozac (fluoxetine) Side Effects

may include: decreased appetite, nausea, diarrhea, constipation, upset stomach, GI bleeding, weight loss or weight gain, insomnia,^ anxiety or irritability, tremor, headaches, drowsiness, sexual dysfunction, decreased libido, triggering mania, hypomania, psychosis or OCD, hair loss, allergic reaction, hyponatremia, bruising, etc.
There is an FDA warning for possible ^ in suicidal ideations.

In brief: Prozac (fluoxetine) Side Effects

may include: decreased appetite, nausea, diarrhea, constipation, upset stomach, GI bleeding, weight loss or weight gain, insomnia,^ anxiety or irritability, tremor, headaches, drowsiness, sexual dysfunction, decreased libido, triggering mania, hypomania, psychosis or OCD, hair loss, allergic reaction, hyponatremia, bruising, etc.
There is an FDA warning for possible ^ in suicidal ideations.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Usually few

You can look up the whole list but the ones patients complain about most are sexual (delayed ejaculation or anorgasmia) and, infrequently, restlessness & agitation.

In brief: Usually few

You can look up the whole list but the ones patients complain about most are sexual (delayed ejaculation or anorgasmia) and, infrequently, restlessness & agitation.
Dr. Douglas Bey
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Dr. Edmund Cavazos
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Side effects

Irritability, headache, anxiety, nervousness, sleep disturbance, can decrease appetite, sex issues, nausea and list goes on and on.
It is the most activating of the ssri's so like to use it in patients who need that extra boost. Can make migraines worse in some individuals.

In brief: Side effects

Irritability, headache, anxiety, nervousness, sleep disturbance, can decrease appetite, sex issues, nausea and list goes on and on.
It is the most activating of the ssri's so like to use it in patients who need that extra boost. Can make migraines worse in some individuals.
Dr. Edmund Cavazos
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