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Which is better for anxiety or depression. Celexa or prozac (fluoxetine)? Which has fewer side affects?

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Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
Internal Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: It depends

Both medis are in the same class, so side effect profiles are similar. Both are good agents for depression and anxiety.
However individual patient respond to meds differently. Hope this helps.

In brief: It depends

Both medis are in the same class, so side effect profiles are similar. Both are good agents for depression and anxiety.
However individual patient respond to meds differently. Hope this helps.
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Probably

Equal but Celexa at40mg carries a black box cardiac warning so in the long run Prozac (fluoxetine) is probably safer.

In brief: Probably

Equal but Celexa at40mg carries a black box cardiac warning so in the long run Prozac (fluoxetine) is probably safer.
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Dr. Phil Chen
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Prozac (fluoxetine)

Prozac (fluoxetine) is indicate for treating anxiety and depression, but Celexa is for depression.

In brief: Prozac (fluoxetine)

Prozac (fluoxetine) is indicate for treating anxiety and depression, but Celexa is for depression.
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