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I was put on Prozac (fluoxetine) for severe depression. What side effects should I be watching for?

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Dr. Arman Danielyan
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: Antidepressant SE

There are several side effects associated with the use of prozac (fluoxetine), (fluoxetine) including unusual activation, sexual side effects, increased risk of bleeding, headaches, nausea, vomiting and others.
There is an fda warning for all of the antidepressants, which is an increased risk of suicidal ideation associate with the use of prozac (fluoxetine).

In brief: Antidepressant SE

There are several side effects associated with the use of prozac (fluoxetine), (fluoxetine) including unusual activation, sexual side effects, increased risk of bleeding, headaches, nausea, vomiting and others.
There is an fda warning for all of the antidepressants, which is an increased risk of suicidal ideation associate with the use of prozac (fluoxetine).
Dr. Arman Danielyan
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

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.
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