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I'm on prozac (fluoxetine) 20 mg. I still feel depressed a whole week before my period & heart races. Do I need to switch to birth control? Or up meds to 30 or 40?

Cbt with meds. For "depressed" episodes make sure therapy strategies are an integral part of your care and wellness plan. Think of increased "doses" of self care strategies in particular when you have discerned patterns or rhythms in your life when you need to gird your posituve mood. Meds can also be considered with your meds prescriber. Hope this may be of use. Read more...

Can Prozac (fluoxetine) cause a slower heart rate?

Not one of its known. Well it is not one of the known side effects. But having sId the in medicine everyone must be individualized. So yes it could be possible. But look at the entire history before stating the medicine is the cause . Read more...

Been on Prozac (fluoxetine) 10mg for 10 days now. Past 3 days I'll notice a random extra heart beat randomly a few times a day. Is this related to prozac (fluoxetine)?

Palpitations. It is possible. Also look at your intake of stimulants such as caffeine, diet pills, decongestants, nicotene, and others and discontinue them. Call your doctor and inform about the possibility of side effect and discontinue prozac (fluoxetine) for now until you speak with your physician. An ECG is a good idea as well. Amitriptyline can also cause arrhythmias. If you have hypothyroidism, are you on meds for it? Read more...

I took 20mg of Prozac (fluoxetine) for 4 days I have been off of it for 6 days How long does it take to get out of my system? I've had heart palpitations all day

2-4 weeks. half-life of prozac (fluoxetine) is about 3 days, multiply it by 5, it is about 2 weeks to bring Prozac (fluoxetine) blood concentration to a barely detectable level... but to avoid any drug-to-drug interactions, I'd advice to wait for 4 weeks. Read more...

My doc has given me celexa 20mg, whereas psych gave Prozac (fluoxetine) 20 mg but said I could take any 1. Have dep/anxiety/ panic/ heart palp. Need help decide?

They're similar. Both are ssri antidepressants that can help depression and anxiety. There may be specific reasons the psychiatrist preferred Prozac (fluoxetine) in your case. Not knowing anything else about you or your symptoms, i might opt for the celexa: it works a few days sooner and is less likely to cause agitation as a side effect. But either one is a reasonable choice. Read more...
Talk w/psychiatrist. Both Celexa and Prozac (fluoxetine) are ssri antidepressants and can help depression, anxiety, and panic problems. They are a bit different in terms of half-life and specific fda approval for ocd, etc. Prozac (fluoxetine) may be a little more activating than Celexa in some people. Remember that the psychiatrist has additional specialty training in these disorders. You'll also likely need psychotherapy for best outcome. Read more...

Can adipex be taken with Prozac (fluoxetine)? If taken together can it lead to death? Heart attack etc?

No significant interactions. No significant interactions found or know between Prozac (fluoxetine) and Adipex-P (phentermine hydrochloride). However caution always advised if taking multiple medications. Read more...
It's fine . No risk of taking them at same time. Taken in prescribed dose is generally regarded as safe. They work differently but both can be dangerous in excess. Take them as directed and you'll be fine. . Read more...