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Mixed feelings
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Hi, I was prescribed fluoxetine to help with Menopausal problems about six months ago. I'm only on a very low dose and they've really helped with my mood. In fact so much so that the happier I am in myself the more I fear death. I suffered with post natal depression with both of my boys and occasionally had an intense fear of dying. I wouldn't say I spend loads of time thinking about it but more than normal I imagine. Does anyone else feel like this? I'm very content with my life and family and logically I know that I shouldn't give it time, life's too short to worry about something you can do nothing about but I can't seem to help it. I'm wondering if I should try and "face it" and think about it more or try and ignore it and carry on being happy...
Updated 2 days ago.
 
Prozac Vistaril And Methadone Cause A Positive On Urine Test
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I am in a recovery clinic and I recently had a urine test come back positve for benzodiapines. I have taken none. I am going from DR to the lab and even the pharmacy trying to get answers as to why. But I have gotten no help. I am on methadone, prozac,vistatil, trazodone and I recently had a really bad touch of bronchitis and I took over the counter meds. Can someone help? Or tell me where to get my answers!! ## Go to the website below, it will prove by a pharmacist that yes you can test positive for benzo's from Vistaril. justanswer.com/pharmacy/4tb3c-vistaril-cause-false-positive-drug-test-benzos.html ## No, none of the medications you've listed have been known to cause false positives for Benzodiazepines. Learn more Benzodiazepine details here. Do you remember what over the c...
Updated 11 days ago.
 
Prozac users please respond
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Are there any prozac users with a good response please let me know I have tried so many meds for my severe anxiety depression fears paranoia anhedonia and medical related PTSD looking for success stories please I started at 20 for 2 1/2 weeks now on 40 for four days and no relief please help ## Hello, Theresa! How are you? With Prozac, it actually takes about a month, before it starts having much of an effect and it can be as long as 3 months, before it reaches its full efficacy level in your body. What else are you taking? Have you considered taking more than one medication, at a time? From some of your posts, I've gotten the impression that you're treatment resistant and, in such cases, multiple medications are often needed. ## I've taken numerous meds for depression/PTSD:...
Updated 24 days ago.
 
PROZAC
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i just started taking prozac and have been on it a week now i havent seen or felt any difference yet . does this medication make you gain wieght??? ## hey, well actually prozac usually has no side affects and ive been on it for almost a month. when my doctor asked me what my eating habbits are like i said good and i asked why and he said just to make sure but prozac usually wont make you hungry or not hungry so it might be something else ## He is talking crap, i just started to take Prozac and it made me eat more too. I also had recovered and was off Diabetes meds and now i'm back on them cause of the Prozac too. so it made my reading high and the doctor told me it didn't. Prozac causes my blood pressure to go up too. ## Is anyone on this thread still on prozac if so are you doi...
Updated 24 days ago.
 
Prozac Methadone
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Im on both methadone and prozac,the problem i am having are awful jerks or spasms when i take them as prescribed.I have tried several other antidepressants on methadone but still have spasms or violent jerks.When i tell the doctors they dont have an answer,Help! ## Come on Verwon,i need some info on the problem of spazms or jerks while on methdone and antidepressants. Help ## Unfortunately, while it is a common problem reported by many people, I really don't have any answers as to why this happens. It's been reported with many antidepressants and Methadone. It may be due to the fact that some of the antidepressants raise the levels of Methadone in the body. What dosage do you take? You might want to try asking your doctor about making a slight adjustment, so you take a little le...
Updated 24 days ago.
 
mylan 6150 side effects
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I take Prozac and I ran out of meds my pharmacy put this med in my bottle by mistake and I have done took 12 pills am I ok with this mix up not my fault theirs I have bad headache for awhile not I ask place tht messed my meds up she apologized and said tht it was to treat acid probs is this so thanks ## Hello, Annette! How are you? The manufacturer, Mylan Pharmaceuticals, lists this capsule as containing 20mgs of Omeprazole, it is used to help reduce the amount of acid produced by the stomach. I take one with my Prozac, with no issues, but it's always best to double check with your doctor to be sure. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness and stomach pain. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 27 days ago.
 
Prozac antidepressant
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What kind of false positive that would show up as?
Updated 1 month ago.
 
Book Recommendation on antidepressant withdrawal
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I just finished a book called, A Traumatic History, and a large portion of the book details the authors severe withdrawal to an antidepressant, and all of the bulls*** that went along with it. I highly recommend it for those who are suffering. Helped me a lot.
Updated 1 month ago.
 
prozac 10mg will medicade pay for it in new orleans
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My daughter has a prescription for Prozac 10 mg and I brought it to Walgreens and was told that Medicade wont pay for it. Can someone please tell me why ? ## Prozac IS covered by Medicaid.they paid for mine until I switched to Effexor.i just called my pharmacy in Hammond la. and I asked them if Prozac is still covered.because I have Medicaid.and they said yes
Updated 1 month ago.
 
Prozac vs Xanax for very high anxiety
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Hi, I have very high anxiety.. I've tried everything!! I didn't want to be on any narcotics because I'm a opiate addict for 10 years and been clean for 2 years!! (Never looking back either, it was really hard to get off and I still think about it every day to this day). So I told my doctor this and that I did not want to be on anything that was addictive or a narcotic. So they prescribed me Prozac among a lot of other things. I had depression which I do not usually have. I have very very high anxiety and the only thing that seems to work is Xanax. Yes it is addictive and yes it's a narcotic. They won't prescribe it to me because I told them about my past addiction but that is the only thing that works. Has anyone else had experience taking Prozac and can say if it wo...
Updated 1 month ago.
 
Prozac having bad side effects
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I started Prozac about 4 weeks ago. I had started having really bad panic attacks and bad anxiety so I went to the doctors and he put me on this. Since I've been taking this medicine it has helped with the attacks but it's made me feel so weird and like I'm not alive. My body knows what it's doing but my mind isn't all there. I forget tasks very easily and start to forget stuff sometimes. My mind is constantly in a battle with itself. I just always ask myself, is this ever going to end? Is this going to get better? I don't know what else to do. Can someone please tell me if this is going to stop? Sometimes I just go to sleep early at night hoping things will be better in the morning but nothing ever changes. I don't have thoughts of suicide at all but I just ...
Updated 1 month ago.
 
not covered, can't afford prozac?
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Have 20mg caps of prozac for anyone who needs. Lowered my dose and have many left. ## Nickynub- if you still have them available I would pay for shipping. If not, I am looking for 20mg capsules of Prozac for anyone who may have them. Thanks so much. ## You might also be interested in the patient assistance program being offered by Eli Lilly the manufacturer of Prozac. "Lilly Cares is a patient assistance program administered by Lilly Cares Foundation, Inc., a private operating foundation. Lilly Cares Foundation was created by and receives its financial and product support from Eli Lilly and Company. Lilly Cares Foundation and its patient assistance program is an outgrowth of Eli Lilly and Company´s ongoing efforts to provide ill and needy individuals and infants, who are US res...
Updated 2 months ago.
 
Prozac ruined my life
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I was on Prozac( fluoxetine) for about 8-9 years starting when I was about 14 years old. I'm 23 now and for about the last two-three years I started getting weird side effects and feelings that I never had before. I would feel spaced out, disoriented, out of body, dizzy, angry, light/visual disturbances and really wishhy washy.. like bi polar feelings and suicidal feelings. I had never had these ever before. I was on the Prozac for severe anxiety and panic attacks. I never had depression or bi polar feeling ever in my life. And I always would get dizzy spells and just feel SOOO spaced out and out of body literally so freaking weird. So when these symptoms started happening I went to numerous docs and they all found nothing wrong physically. Blood tests, ..check up all normal. So I d...
Updated 3 months ago.
 
Prozac false positive for Amphetamine?
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My daughter takes 30 mg of Prozac in the morning. I did a home drug test on her 12 hrs later as I suspected drug use by her behavior. The Lab results came back positive for Amphetamines 7799 ng/mg. Can Prozac show up as Amphetamines? What do the numbers mean?
Updated 3 months ago.
 
starting prozac for anxiety n panic attacks
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I have been switching from lexapro to prozac.. started with 5mg. Lexapro n 10 mg.. I have panic attacks and anxiety all day.. for someone that hates taking xanax because I'm afraid to be addicted.. it has made me even more panicy just taking the xanax to bring it down.. this has been going on for a good week now.. I can't be alone.. always wanna go to the er for some help. I was prescribed. 25 mg 2x a day of xanax.. it absolutely does nothing it's only 1130am and I've already taken 1mg n .50mg to get thru it.. please help I feel like I'm going nuts.. does this ever end.. is it just a phase to get thru until the prozac actually starts working.. scared this will never end.. my mind races of all the horrible things going on.. ## Get a book called "Self Help for Your...
Updated 4 months ago.
 
Depression and Cilift
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I am Bipolar and take 900mg Epilum in the morning as well as 900mg in the evening. I suffer from severe major depression which went through the roof after a teriible year of great losses. My GP has now put me on 20mg Cilift. Will this work? ## Sorry, I forgot to mention that I still take the Epilum and just added the Cilift 5 days ago, as I understoof that the Epilum helps with moodswingsn whilst the Cilift will help for the depression. ## Hello, Emispi! How are you? It is an effective medication for many people, but the only way to see if it will help you is by trying it. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and weight changes. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hi thanks for your comment and interest. Undfortuantel...
Updated 4 months ago.
 
teen withdrawal from prozac
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Hello, my son (16) has been taken off of prozac. 10mg for 1 year. He was not tapered off, doc said it was unnecessary since it stays in the body longer than most others. He is 2 weeks off of it and is now having bad dizziness, confusion, nausea and is extremely irritable. He is generally a very easy going guy (even before meds) suddenly, he's very short tempered. Are these normal symptoms of discontinuing prozac, that will pass? Or am I right to be worried about this?? ## Hello, Kassie! How is your son doing? Yes, as listed by the FDA, those can be normal withdrawal symptoms and they should pass in a few weeks, once his body gets used to being without the medication. He may also experience some rebound depression, anxiety and diarrhea. If the symptoms get severe, you should consult ...
Updated 5 months ago.
 
switch from cilft to prozac
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Hi I have been on cilift for 14 years but it made me gain weight "a lot" and my eyes is puffy " make me look 1oo years older alsow energe verry low. I want to now if I will have side afacts if I change ? Thank you ## Hello, Jolene! How are you? All medications carry the risk of causing side effects and if you stop one suddenly to switch to another, you'll likely also experience some withdrawal effects, such as rebound depression, diarrhea and dizziness. The FDA lists Prozac's typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache and dry mouth. Has your doctor instructed you to change? What dose will you be starting with? ## Hi Verwon Thank you for reply. Have not been to my dokter still waying if I must switch but get so depres because I am gaining w...
Updated 5 months ago.
 
Prozac Side Effects
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I was on 10mg and just went up to 20mg 5 days ago. My jaw hurts, sinuses are blocked and my mouth feels sore like I ate too much salt. I also feel foggy and off. Is this normal? How long will this last? ## I just got on prozac 20mg. 4th day today i have all the same symptoms as you besides the jaw. its all normal yoga girl. The weird things is that its hard to get mad. That's a plus i guess. I hear that the foggy feeling get weaker as time. no worrys ## Yes, I can assure you both that such side effects only last for a few weeks, it was about 3 weeks for me, whenever I adjusted my dosage. They do improve and eventually go away completely. If they don't, then it might not be the right medication for you. Other side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and wei...
Updated 5 months ago.
 
prozac (fluoxetine) effects
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I've been on fluoxetine for 6 months, starting off on 20mg and now on 60mg for my ocd. I also take seroquel 75mg daily spread out. Recently i have started to feel really high, like coming up on "xtc". I went to the doctors and they referred it to be SAD seasonal affective disorder, but i feel like its to do with the medication. I feel very spaced, clenched jaw constantly, dizzy and blurred vision. I'm just wondering if anyone else has felt similar? ## I am sorry to hear you are having trouble with your medications. I am on 80mg prozac and 300mg seroquel a day. I was taking 25mg seroquel twice daily and the 300mg at night but I found that the prozac was all I needed during the day and stopped taking the 25mg during the day but kept my nightly 300mg of seroquel. The 25mg d...
Updated 6 months ago.
 

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