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Prozac effectiveness for anxiety

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Dr.     Alexander H. Sheppe MD

notice more people have side effects on prozac than lexapro? Which one do you usually like better ...Hello. I suffer from OCD and Generalized Anxiety Disorder . Now I know ultimately I need to consult ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Alexander H. Sheppe ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Chobufo Ditah MD

I have just started taking Prozac but need something for relief of anxiety until it takes effect- do you have any suggestions? I have amitryptyline but not sure ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chobufo Ditah ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.      Ashish Mittal MD

past 5 years, strated with prozac , then effexor then finally for hte last year i have been taking ... decided it was time for me to quite, I quit in 2 weeks and then hell broke lose with side effects etc so ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashish Mittal ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Chintan Solanki MD

A month ago I stated having panic attacks. The doctor gave me Prozac which made them 10 times worse .... Saturday I had a new severe panic attack and it is now Monday and I'm still feeling the effects ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chintan Solanki ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi MD

the Prozac kicks in but SSRIs have little to know Effect on me. I also received a very minimal about ... practitioner) any way, I have always had debilitating anxiety as in addition to the depression... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi ( Psychiatrist)

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Dr.   Parth Goswami MD

My granddaughter (15) was put on Prozac (40 mg.) to control anxiety. It caused manic ... concerned and believe they should just take her off Prozac and identify how severe the anxiety is before ... View answer

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Dr.  Shubham Mehta MD

anxiety before and to quit taking the meds. 24 days later I STILL feel effects of Prozac. Not as bad ...I took Prozac for only 5 days due to mild depression. I had a terrible anxiety... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shubham Mehta ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.   Gauttam Prajapati MD

HELP! I have suffered from anxiety and depression for decades. I was prescribed Prozac, klonopin ..., but in reading reviews, has the least side effects. My husband of 30 years died as a result of... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Gauttam Prajapati ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.  Abhishek Kapoor MD

on prozac 10mgs and on second day almost went nuts am trying to get off as I suffer more from anxiety than ... to calm prozac side effects. this second day now on prozac. called... View answer

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Dr. K. V. Anand MD

Hello, I ve had anxiety symptoms for years. When stressed, I d bang my head off of walls and rock .... The depression medications(prozac, imipramine, etc) made me mentally ill- homicidal and suicidal... View answer

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Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi MD

Hello Welcome to HCM Seroquel is qutiapine and this is an antipsychotic drug. Prozac is fluoxetine which is SSRI and Amitriptyline is TCA drug. Both of these are anti depressants. Fluoxetine is relatively safer...

Dr. Irshad H Naqvi MD

Hi Dear Welcome to the HCM, Yes. there effective medicines available for the anxiety disorders. But these medicines to be taken with the supervision of Psychiatrist only. Hope the query is answered. thanks

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi MD

Yes they have good efficacy and result in control of anxiety. Commonly SSRIs as Fluoxetine, Paroxetine are used. Low dose benzodiazepines are also equally effective. Consult a psychiatrist for treatment....