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psychiatrist reference in Knoxville Tn
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Im from out of state and am trying to find a psychiatrist in knoxville that can write my prescriptions. I can have my info and medical records sent or faxed. I take Prozac, Valium and Tegretol. Someone please help ## Hello, Shayne! How are you? It might be easier to set yourself up with a new PCP there and then have them refer you to someone. Plus, the PCP could at least make sure you don't run out of the Prozac and Tegretol. The Valium, however, will have to be prescribed by a specialist. The FDA classifies the Valium as being a benzodiazepine that is most commonly used to treat anxiety and nervous disorders. It carries the risk of being habit forming and could cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache and irritability. Prozac is an SSRI antidepressant and its typical...
Updated 1 day ago.
 
glyx 13 news
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Possible release in 2019? chicagotribune.com/bluesky/originals/chi-naurex-series-c-funding-bsi-20141202-story.html ## @citygirl, Thanks for sharing this article on the advancement of GLYX-13. I think as long as Evanston can continue to utilize this molecule while minimizing the types of side effects that plague most prescription drugs, they'd find much success expanding on it's application for depression. The research backing up their experiments gives hope to those with treatment resistant depression and in my opinion may be a viable alternative for patients seeking a safer approach to managing these symptoms in the long run. I'll be looking forward to more updates as things progress! ## I meant to share this blurb from Chicago Magazine, as well. I have completed 20 treatme...
Updated 2 days ago.
 
sizodon plus contents
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Does Sizodon plus contain Prozac as well as Risperidone?
Updated 6 days 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 8 days ago.
 
Prozac Withdrawal & GI Issues
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So I made the mistake of going from being on 40mg of prozac for a year to 0 mg cold turkey around Nov. 24. Withdrawal symptoms didn't kick in until about 3 weeks later when I had terrible diarrhea in the morning. Since then, I've had daily GI upsets including diarrhea, painful trapped wind at night, indigestion, abdominal cramps, etc. Along with this (or maybe caused by these symptoms) my anxiety has come back with a vengeance and I've had tons of crying spells and constant flu like symptoms. About 7 weeks through being off, I couldn't take it and went back to the doctor who prescribed me on 20mg of Prozac which i've been taking for 3 days now. I know it's relatively soon to tell any difference, but my GI upsets have been continuing and I read that withdrawal sym...
Updated 8 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 1 month ago.
 
prozac 20 for 10 days switch to zoloft 50
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Was not agreeing with prozac panic attacks. Yesterday seen my doctor and said zoloft work much better for anxiety and panic. Been on prozac 20mg for 10 days. His plan is to take zoloft 50 every morning and prozac every other day for three more times and quit. That would mean on three days I would take zoloft in the morning and prozac in the afternoon. Would that be a problem or would it be better just to stop the prozac cold turkey, ## Hello, Izzy! How are you? How long have you been taking the Prozac? They are very similar medications, according to the FDA, both are SSRI antidepressants that may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and weight changes, plus both treat the same conditions. Thus, a switch should be pretty smooth going from one to the other, b...
Updated 1 month 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 2 months ago.
 
prozac making me anxious
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I started prozac a week ago I also have been taking latuda for about a month and lamictial for over a year. I noticed there's no.way not to that my anxiety is 1,000 x's worse since I started the prozac. I get so anxious for NO reason whatsoever and my heart races. I was wondering if anyone else experienced this and if so how long does it normally last. This is horrible. I was taking it in the am but switched to night and its crazy but it seems to be worse and lasts about 6 hours out of the day. ## Hello, Steph! How are you doing? Yes, Prozac can due that and it usually lasts about 3 weeks, before it eases off and the medication reaches its level of therapeutic efficacy. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, weight loss and headache. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 4 months ago.
 
Headaches using prozac
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Ive been on 40mg. of Prozac for twenty years and would sometimes get a slight headache and would go off Prozac for a few days and go back on it Recently my headaches have gotten a lot worse. I'll go off Prozac for a few days and when I go back on it my headaches are still bad. What should I do.? ## Hello, Nancy! How are you? I am very sorry about the headaches. Prozac can cause headaches as a side effect, but that's usually only for the first month or so, until your body gets used to it. It is not normal for them to occur after you've been on it for awhile. You may just be getting occasional headaches, then actually made the situation worse by assuming they were from the Prozac and going on/off of it. Have you consulted your doctor about this, yet? Do you take any other medi...
Updated 4 months ago.
 
what affects can dhyadrecodine prozac mirtazapine diazepan and morphine theise do to early pregnancy
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i take 90mg of dhydrecodine daily, i also take 200mg of fluoxetine, i also take 30 mg of diazepan ,100mg of mirtazipine and 40 mg of morphine daily ,,,,,i have just found out im pregnant what could this medication do to a baby? ## Hello, Ju! How are you? Have you informed your OB Gyn that you're taking these medications? That's what you need to do, so they can check for any risks or problems, as well as make sure you are switched to safer medications. How far along are you?
Updated 4 months ago.
 
anxiety medications that won cause drowsiness
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my question is I was on lorazapan for anxiety but the drowsiness got me in trouble is their any anxiety medication that won't cause drowsiness. I told my Dr. not to prescribe it for me anymore. My question is, I need something, is their anything else I can take. ## Hello, Eileen! How are you? I'm very sorry about the problem you've had. You may do better with one of the SSRI antidepressants that can be used to treat anxiety, such as Prozac or Zoloft. They've both been successful at helping many people with anxiety, but since you take them all the time, your body gets used to the medications and the side effects, such as drowsiness, wear off after a few weeks. Other side effects may include nausea, dry mouth and weight changes. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 4 months 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 ?
Updated 4 months ago.
 
prozac 2 month out of date and i taken 10ml
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I had Prozac fluxitine in my fridge and I went in the fridge and picked up the bottle I taken 10ml of it and it tasted funny and wen I looked at the date it was the wrong bottle it was 2 month out of date just askin for some advise really coz feeling abit sick now ## Hello, Serah! How are you? Did you experience any adverse effects? The medication doesn't become toxic, once expired, but the liquid could turn rancid, which can cause nausea and vomiting. The best thing to do, in the future, would be to dispose of the expired medication.
Updated 4 months ago.
 
Prozac and itching
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I was removed from an antidepressant coctail 5 years ago and put on Prozac. It works for depression, but I have developed a horrible itching problem which I wonder if may be related to this drug. I have had diagnostics for everything. No rash. Just an increasing inability to tolerate any irritation to skin surface without literally months of horrible itching. I am being tortured to death. Any suggestions/help? ## How long has the itching been occurring? Do you take any other medications? Have you consulted a dermatologist? Itching can occur with Prozac, but it usually happens immediately, not after you've been on it for awhile. ## I have been to every kind of physician. None can figure this out. I itch 24-7. Carry around ice bags and bottles continually. It is getting worse, althoug...
Updated 5 months ago.
 
list of doctors that prescribe narcotics
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I live in small town Santa Fe, TX single mother who is dealing with extreme anxiety issues, such as driving and going into public places with lots of people...when I get around to many people I get so overwhelmed and anxiety goes form zero to 100... I also deal with depression, I can't sleep at night, and when morning comes I don't want to get out of bed. I cry all the time and feel as if I am losing control.. I have two kids to take care of and I need the help. I have dealt with anxiety and depression since I was 15yrs old, but in the last three years it has gone so out of control...i was prescribed xanex for three yrs when I was younger, and it worked for me. Prozac for my depression on the other hand didn't work..i am looking for a Dr. That will see that I am looking for ...
Updated 5 months 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 5 months ago.
 
Prozac and weight gain
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Dr. Just put me on 40mg. Never had it before. But I'm one who sufferes from severe depression, mood swings ect. When I'm depressed I don't eat, maybe for days. Will Prozac help turn it around. ## Unfortunately, no! Prozac actually may cause more weight loss, if you're under weight. It's prone to doing that, rather than causing weight gain. It may also cause dizziness, drowsiness and dry mouth. If you really want something that may help with appetite, you may do better with a different SSRI, such as Zoloft. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 6 months ago.
 
Is Anyone taking prozac with success
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Please let me know tapering off viibryd onto prozac no med has worked for me in a year and a half that I'm dealing with severe anxiety fears phobias trauma PTSD related to medical issues I only hope this works please any feedback help I have done therapy inpatient and out patient treatment I also am now prescribed klonopin up to three Mgs daily but it doesn't calm any of this ## Please is anyone using prozac and doing well help please any positive stories ## There's actually a few people on this site who've I seen give feedback after 15+ years of taking Prozac, finally switching to something else for better results. I haven't seen either of them post back lately, although the truth of the matter is, what works for them may not work the same way for anyone else. The e...
Updated 6 months ago.
 
Aches
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I have just had my fluoxetine dose raised to 40mg - actually it's two weeks today. Is anybody else suffering with aches in the arms and feeling of real fatigue? ## Hello, Mabel! How are you feeling? Have things improved, yet? Those side effects usually last about 3 weeks or so, whenever you first start this medication or raise the dosage, but then they tend to taper off and things greatly improve. Other side effects you experience may include nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and weight loss. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 6 months ago.
 

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