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What are the side effects of Prozac?

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Posted on Thu, 9 Mar 2017 in Mental Health
Question: I seem to be having side effects from a generic Prozac. Is their anything I can do to get the dose out of me faster
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The drug will go in about 4-5 days

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Hello thanks for asking from HealthcareMagic,

Prozac is Fluoxetine and has elimination half life of about 2-4 days. After stopping the dose you will be drug free in about 5 days.

Drink plenty of water and citrus juices for early clearance of the drug. For anxiety you can use low dose Klonopin on SOS basis.

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