Asked in Prozac, Seroquel, Antidepressants
Do Seroquel and Prozac interfere with each other?
Seroquel can be taken in combination with any ssri such as Prozac. No serious side effects are known but you have to try the combo to see how it works for you since everyone's brain chemistry is different. Also, if you are taking Seroquel for bipolar, you have to consider the possibility of ssri induced mood swings from the Prozac so you may be better off taking Seroquel with a mood stabilizing antidepressant such as Lithium or Lamictal. ...
Can a cyst on the left side of the brain effect memory an mood?
Yes, many of the structures involved in memory and mood regulation are found in both sides of the brain. A cyst can impair their function and change the way a person acts ...
Does Prozac thin the blood?
Prozac and commonly prescribed anticoagulants (blood thinners) bind to the same protein. It is possible that Prozac may displace some of the anticoagulants so that there is more of that drug free in the blood. This is a rare side effect. In short, probably not. However, if you are on blood thinners and Prozac, your clinic will need to be aware and monitoring your levels. ...
Asked in Prozac, Antidepressants
Is it okay to just stop taking Prozac?
No. Quote from the Related Link: "Do not suddenly stop taking Prozac without checking with your doctor. Side effects may occur. They may include mental or mood changes, numbness or tingling of the skin, dizziness, confusion, headache, trouble sleeping, or unusual tiredness. You will be closely monitored when you start Prozac and whenever a change in dose is made." If you want to stop taking it, you need to TAPER the dosage down, in other words, take a bit less at a...
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. ...
Is slurred speech ever a side effect of Prozac Should I try another SSRI if Prozac gave me bad side effects?
Side effects vary from one person to another, it's impossible to tell what side effects one gets from taking a specific medication, but they are usually common and are usually reported in the leaflet included with the packing of the medication. You should talk to your doctor if you are considering switching medications. ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, Skin Care, Medication and Drugs, Prozac, Skin Disorders, Acne, Antidepressants
Will Prozac cause acne?
anxiety, insomnia, fatigue, weight gain, or unwanted head feelings are the side effects of Prozac, but not acne. If it has happened it should be for another cause. Well have not heard of Prozac causing acne. Anxiety, insomnia, fatigue, weight gain, or unwanted head feelings are some side effects of Prozac but not acne. ...
Prozac weight gain?
Prozac (aka - fluoxetine) is an anti-depressant medication though it has at times been prescribed for anxiety, mood elevation and eating disorders. The dose prescribed will depend on how the specific patient responds clinically. One of its side-effects is slow weight gain, though if the medication is well supervised, this entity can be unusual. ...
Asked in Hypertension
What anti-depressants do not cause high blood pressure?
Anti-depressants that are not indicated in the common causation of high blood pressure include Lexapro, Prozac, and Paxil. Some of these medications have high blood pressure listed as a side effect, but this side effect is generally very rare. ...
What happens if you stop sequel and Prozac?
You should NEVER stop taking anti-depressants suddenly, as it can lead to unpleasant and dangerous physical and mental side effects, including (but not limited to): -Sudden and well-defined mood swings -Sexual dysfunction (disinterest in sex, impotence) -Increased sex drive (not the worst side effect...) -Acute depression -Dizziness -Distortion of reality -Lowered attention span -Trouble focusing ...