... about 4 weeks now. My Dr. just upped the dosage to 20mg. I also take .5 Xanax approx. 2 or 3 times a day. I used to take Paxil 4 years ago, 30mg, and had great success with it. However, this time Paxil just wasn't for me. I had horrible side effects. I have no side effects with the Prozac besides loss of appetite. ... (7 replies)
... I can understand why it would be making you nervous, Andrea...I never took Prozac in my life and reading some of this stuff is making me nervous. ... (12 replies)
... Unfortunately SSRI's are highly selective for different types of people. If one fails, you may just find success with another one, but the real problem is finding one that doesn't cause sexual side effects. ... (11 replies)
... onality Disorder thrown in there too. As I read about the various conditions my mind is bombarded by this massive litany of drugs to treat. Have any of you had success with any of these? ... (0 replies)
... How exactly did the Prozac help you? ... (6 replies)
... hey there mom to twins. I hope you're feeling ok today. I can give you my experience with prozac.
I've been on it for about 6 years and it worked great, until recently. A few weeks ago it's effects seemed to have worn off because I started experiencing panic disorder symptoms again. After doing some research I found that it is common for antidepressants to stop... (4 replies)
... ago I was klonopin and had great success. Went back tot he dr yesterday becasue the panic is just getting so bad again and she wants to put me on a small dose of prozac and klonopin as needed. ... (4 replies)
... You're welcome! I hope the prozac is helpful to you. ... (23 replies)
... to 1 tab twice a day. My GP says the clonozipam is just for the short term until the prozac kicks in. My psych had me buy this workbook called Mastery of your Anxiety and Panic by David Barlow and Michelle Craske, anyone heard or used this before? ... (2 replies)
... but the success rate of the old fashion like Norpramine, etc. are now being dismissed. ... (5 replies)
... depression is many countries. The drug Fluvoxamine is available generic still here in the US and it is still a good and useful drug though. Just like the others. Prozac is available in a generic version now, and prescriptions will go down with that as well I'm sure. ... (7 replies)
... I was on Prozac for 2.5 months with no relief, my new doctor which I believe supports me switched me to Lexapro. ... (20 replies)
... mg for my panic attacks. I've only been on it for about 3 weeks now and it hasn't really helped much yet but I think I'm becoming immune to ssri cause I was on prozac for 9 yrs and it quite working. Every since then we've tried them all and can't get back right. I'm probably gonna try the moa inhibitors next. ... (4 replies)
... Drugs affect different people differently, but probably either Klonopin or Ativan (or any other benzo or benzo-type drug) will do the job. Klonopin might be a bit less addictive than the others.
It's actually best not to be on a tranquilizer for long-term treatment. Some people have done so without any major ill effects, but they are addictive, and you'll eventually build... (30 replies)
... mg prozac but I don't think this works either! LOL. The theory is to go off the Effexor and replace with Prozac. ... (11 replies)
... Has anyone had success taking prozac for anxiety? ... (6 replies)
... I would be more than afraid to take Xanax if I weren't already addicted. Granted, it stops panic attacks almost instantly when you put it under your tongue but it is one of the most addicting drugs that there is on the market today.
IMHO I would rather go through heroin withdrawls again than Xanax. Why start? It is such a strange drug that it actually sets you up for futher... (4 replies)
... Wow chantel, that is a great story, congrats on your continued success! I guess maybe i took the lexapro too close together with the xanax, but it was just horrible for me. I also think that I am going to die, pretty much all the time. I got an infection after my son was born in my colon that almost did kill me. now i think it is going to come back, and any tummy ache or... (11 replies)
... But heres the thing, for every horor story about a med, theres a success story. Kind of like there are lots of people floating around this board on Zoloft, Paxil, and Effexor, and I personally couldn't tolerate them. ... (6 replies)
... You know, anyone will tell you that different people react differently to different meds, there are many people who had great success on Zoloft as a matter of fact a lot of people that visit this board are on either Zoloft which they sometimes refer to as Z or they are on Paxil. ... (7 replies)