Prozac

Active Ingredient(s): Fluoxetine
FDA Approved: * December 29, 1987
Pharm Company: * LILLY
Category: Antidepressant

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Prozac Overview

Fluoxetine, sold under the brand names Prozac and Sarafem among others, is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class.[1] It is used for the treatment of major depressive disorder, obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD), bulimia nervosa, panic disorder and premenstrual dysphoric disorder.[1] It may decrease the risk of suicide in those over the age of 65.[1] It has also been used to treat premature ejaculatio...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fluoxetine

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Prozac ruined my life

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...

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withdrawal symptoms of nuzak and urbanol

My psychiatrist put me 20mg of prozac first whilst in hospital then went to nuzak 20mg and 40mg urbanol. 10 breakfast n lunch n 20 dinnertime. I became like a zombie. I wss just slightky stressed with work.bf issues. And no family support as I livr away.i suddenly stop since ths was making hv no emotion no feeling. Fely good at first not worrying. But God doesn't create us to have no feelings. He wants us to go thru good n bad n feel everything. N just pray n go to the Lord Jesus Christ. He didnt open the red sea for nothing. If he can save hes people in doin that then surely our problems can be sorted. Be obedient n loyal to God and ask for his help hes waiting for you. Trust me I did. Im of the meds now about 14 days. I had terrible withdrawal. Slurred speech, forgetful, slow talk...

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prozac has ruined my life

I have been on prozac for the last two and a half years and it has ruined my life. Since taking prozac I have lost my job, my home, my friends and family and almost my children. I also dropped out of uni. ## you need to be more specific... i was on zoloft for twelve years and one day it just flipped on me and I had severe depression to where I couldn't even get out of bed i just wanted to throw the sheets over my head and not move... since then I changed to prosac and it has been a miracle drug for me... i work, i have a three year old i am very productive in society... so everybody's different maybe you should try a more recently made anti-depressant... perhaps prozac is not for you. Also check into ambilify... I cant take it i had a severe reaction to it... but some people say...

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Prozac Side Effects

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...

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What to take for menopause?>

What do you think is the best over the counter medicine or vitamins that don't distroy your liver? Do you think seeing a Doctor & getting medicine? I was hoping to avoid medicine at all. I'm really not having a hard time. I would like to get a good night's sleep. It seems to get bad at night time. Thank you ## I am in perimenopause, and I take a low dose of Prozac/Fluoxetine to help with the symptoms. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, headache, dry mouth, mood changes, and weight loss. I tried some over the counter products, such as multivitamins, black cohosh, resveratrol, and natural progesterone supplements derived from yams, but I never had any luck with them. So there are other options available that are safer for your liver, and d...

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Prozac medication

I'm not sure if doctor's read this website but until they realize that these drug manufacturers can't be trusted, they will not be able to help their patients. My mom who has Alzheimer's is able to react to changes in different brands of the same meds she's been on. Her caregivers notice and let us know. It's a real shame that the FDA allows such a drastic range in what they are able to put into these generic drugs. Shame, shame on them. We need to protect ourselves against the generic drugs sitting right in our local drug stores. You don't need to be on street drugs to be harmed by bad drugs, they are right at your local pharmacies. Don't let your pharmacist lie to you, they're in it for the money. ## Did anyone experience Seizures on Prozac? My daug...

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PROZAC REVIEWS

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...

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Prozac users please respond

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 20mg 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 depres...

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Suicidal Thoughts On Fluoxetine

Alright so hello guys, I’m having a very scary problem. I’ve been taking fluoxetine (Prozac) for about 5 weeks. Things have been great the past few weeks, I was feeling really good! Before the medication I was having tons of suicidal thoughts but now for the past few days those thoughts have come back and even more scary, I feel motivated to actually act on them. Only thing keeping me going is I do still have hope and I know it will hurt my family. So have any of you had this problem? Should I keep taking the medication? Will I feel better again? I felt like this medication was working really well but now I feel lost again. I’m hoping this is just a bump and things will start progressing again. ## In most cases, it is best to consult your doctor, and try a different me...

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Prozac during pregnancy

I take 20mg of Prozac but do not know if i should stop it before getting pregnant? Is there anyone who got pregnant while on Prozac and the baby was fine with no issue, birth defects, complications? Has anyone stopped taking Prozac before getting pregnant and how did you do with your depression? ## Animal studies have revealed no evidence of fetal harm, but it is always best to consult your physician to be sure it is safe for you to take. The NIH does lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, and mood changes. Are you on any other medications?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Fluoxetine
  • Capsule: 10mg, 20mg, 40mg, 60mg
  • Capsule, Delayed Rel Pellets: 90mg
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 90mg
  • Solution: 20mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 10mg, 15mg, 20mg, 40mg, 60mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Prozac: (5 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0002-3004 Prozac 90 mg Enteric Coated Capsule by Eli Lilly and Company
  • 0777-3104 Prozac 10 mg Oral Capsule by Dista Products Company
  • 0777-3105 Prozac 20 mg (Fluoxetine Hydrochloride 22.4 mg) Oral Capsule by Dista Products Company
  • 0777-3107 Prozac 40 mg Oral Capsule by Dista Products Company
  • 16590-843 Prozac 20 mg (Fluoxetine Hydrochloride 22.4 mg) Oral Capsule by Stat Rx USA

Other drugs which contain Fluoxetine or a similar ingredient: (6 results)

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