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I have been diagnosed with severe depression, can I continue to take my anti-depressant (prozac)?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Prozac (fluoxetine)

As directed by your physician.

In brief: Prozac (fluoxetine)

As directed by your physician.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Yes

It is a category c medication.
There are some rare incidence of primary pulmonary hypertension in the baby and increased neonatal jitteriness. However, if you have severe depression it sounds like the benefits may outweigh the risks for you.

In brief: Yes

It is a category c medication.
There are some rare incidence of primary pulmonary hypertension in the baby and increased neonatal jitteriness. However, if you have severe depression it sounds like the benefits may outweigh the risks for you.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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