Asked in Medication and Drugs, Prozac, Antidepressants
How do you wean from Prozac?
The best way is gradually and under a doctor's supervision. It can take 6-12 weeks of gradual dose reduction to enable cessation of Prozac. I suggest a reduction of 5mg from the daily dose to be made once a week. For best results, contact your doctor. PJF ...
Can Abilify Prozac and Wellbutrin be taken together safely?
If you are taking Abilify as a mood stabilizer for bipolar d/o, Prozac and Wellbutrin have the potential to induce a hypomanic / manic episode. However, Abilify is still commonly prescribed with an anti-depressant and is safe. Wellbutrin and Prozac are typically not prescribed together but can be safely prescribed together. Usually the doctor will prescribe a rather low dose of Prozac and Wellbutrin, since a high dose of both can lead to adverse side effects. ...
Will 1680 mg of Prozac kill you?
Highly unlikely. The LD50 (Lethal DOse 50%) for Prozac is 425mg/kg, so if you weigh 8.8lbs (or 4kg), you have a 50% chance of mortality. This is not to say that such a dose is safe -- it isn't. It's just not lethal. Please be careful, and be aware that overdosing on any med -- even a "safe" one -- may cause weird, unpleasant, dangerous results. ...
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Do antidepressents like prozac drugs alcohol or anything else have any affect on the pill also when does it start working as a contraceptive?
Yes, alcohol may effect you if you are taking prozac. Prozac is not a contraceptive and will never prevent pregnancy. ...
Is Prozac a depressant or stimulant?
It is neither - Prozac is an anti-depressant, and shouldn't get you high at all. If you take too many, you will overdose without feeling any different. If you have depression or an anxiety problem and are prescribed to Prozac, taking your regular dosage will affect you, but will probably not affect someone without your illness in the same way. ...
Can you switch from Prozac to zoloft without weaning off the Prozac first?
You should always titer your drug dose up slowing and likewise slowly decrease it as you wean off of it. However, Prozac and Zoloft are in the same drug class, they are both SSRI's so switching between the 2 you do not have to wean off of one before moving to the other. If you decide to discontinue use of both, or move to another class of drug, you should slowly decrease the drug dose to wean off of it. ...
Can you take Mucinex and Prozac together?
I have been on Prozac for over twenty years, and take Mucinex whenever I am congested and take the maximum dose. (Prozac is only 20 mg.) There are no side affects that I have ever experienced, but I suppose every case is individual. Always ask pharmacist if unsure. ...
Can you take Ativan and Prozac at the same time?
Yes. My doctor prescribed 0.5 Ativan one twice a day and Prozac 20MG one every AM. Yes. My doctor prescribed 0.5 Ativan one twice a day and Prozac 20MG one every AM. Yes. My doctor prescribed 0.5 Ativan one twice a day and Prozac 20MG one every AM. ...