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Will Prozac (fluoxetine) help with my anxiety and phobias as well as my depression?

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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: Probably

I am careful when i prescribe Prozac (fluoxetine) for my patients, as it can be very strong, too strong for some.
If you take too much, it can cause more anxiety. This is why, i never start someone on more than 10 mgs per day and then, i wait a month before i consider increasing the dose. Prozac (fluoxetine) lasts a very long time in one's system, dosage changes should be very gradual, start low, go slow.

In brief: Probably

I am careful when i prescribe Prozac (fluoxetine) for my patients, as it can be very strong, too strong for some.
If you take too much, it can cause more anxiety. This is why, i never start someone on more than 10 mgs per day and then, i wait a month before i consider increasing the dose. Prozac (fluoxetine) lasts a very long time in one's system, dosage changes should be very gradual, start low, go slow.
Dr. Kevin Passer
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Dr. William Holmes
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It Can

Prozac (fluoxetine) is often a helpful medicine for symptoms of anxiety as well as depression.

In brief: It Can

Prozac (fluoxetine) is often a helpful medicine for symptoms of anxiety as well as depression.
Dr. William Holmes
Dr. William Holmes
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