I was in a very dark space and couldn't even eat. I called my Dr Thursday and asked to come off she recommended taking it every other day for a week then stop by after not taking it for one day I didn't feel so foggy and out of it so I decided not to take it at all and just stop. Prozac (fluoxetine) is one of the most widely used ways of managing depression and other psychiatric disorders. Hoping it will continueDrugs A-Z provides drug information from Everyday Health and our partners, as well as ratings from our members, all in one place. Like my brain is hardly thinking thoughts. After 1 month of taking it I could tell it was working better than after the first week. I'm very thankful to God, and my family with helping me get through this. Feeling much, much better, something I didn't think was possible after years of crippling dark moods.I take Prozac 20 mg as needed for my PMDD symptoms. Neither Everyday Health nor its licensor assume any responsibility for any aspect of healthcare administered with the aid of the information provided. So far, I am happy with the combo. First tried Trazedone (which is good for anxiety, but not powerful on depression). If you have any questions about the drugs you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.© 1996-2020 Everyday Health, Inc. Just recently had my dosage increased and it seems to be helping, DO NOT BE AFRAID TO TELL YOUR DOCTOR ABOUT YOUR SYMPTOMS. The drug information above is an informational resource designed to assist licensed healthcare practitioners in caring for their patients and/or to serve consumers viewing this service as a supplement to, and not a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners. ... For Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: “I have depression and OCD. I just feel like Im barely existing. I am also taking Focalin in addition to the 40mg Floxotine.
No benefit is worth these side effects.I was put on prozac mainly for depression, but also have anxiety and PTSD. First tried sertraline, which did absolutely nothing for me. Just watch to dose, 20mg is the standard- but it’s all guess work.I was trying to withdraw from Cymbalta, couldn’t sleep, bad headaches, just felt awful. Prozac 40-60 mg combined with 5 mg abilify has really helped soooo much.
Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. The only thing I do not like about being on Prozac is the fact that it does cause excessive sweating and I feel like my body temperature will not level off once I get too hot. The following information is NOT intended to endorse any particular medication. I don't recommend that at all because I do work in nursing I know that it can be dangerous I just would rather feel yuck physically then yucky mentally. The headaches are pretty much constant. As reviews and ratings are subjective and self-reported, this information should not be used as the basis for any statistical analysis or scientific studies.The easiest way to lookup drug information, identify pills, check interactions and set up your own personal medication records. The absence of a warning for a given drug or drug combination in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. This explanation isn't anywhere close to how I feel, but I struggle to explain it besides I simply felt like I was going crazy!Doctor started me on 20 mg once a day. I have OCD and Anxiety disorder, which ive struggled with my whole life. Cerner Multum™ provides the data within some of the Basics, Side Effects, Interactions, and Dosage tabs.