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Avatar n tn Both, however, are known to cause restlessness, nervousness, agitation, insomnia, and weight loss. I can not easily attribute you fogetfulness to bupropion. Both bupropion and fluoxetine are safe and effective antidepressants. Bupropion causes less impotence than fluoxetine does. Lack of concentration, disorganized and unfocussed thinking, amnesia, and numerous other cognitive difficulties can be experienced by depressed individuals due to the depression itself.
Avatar m tn These drugs tend to cause less sedation and have different side effects to older antidepressants. Fluoxetine or Prozac elevates mood, increases physical activity and restores interest in everyday pursuits. Prozac is used to treat depression , to reduce binge eating and purging activity ( bulimia nervosa) and to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder. Fluoxetine is broken down slowly and remains in the body for several weeks after treatment is stopped.
Avatar f tn Anyone one been on fluoxetine and not had any problems with weight gain before I went on them July 2012 I was a nice 9 half stone I'm now up to 13 stone and feeling awful? Would be good to know if sum ones had the same problem and had change of meds and what to.
Avatar f tn A study published in the journal Endocrinology (2004) reveals that giving Prozac to children may result in a loss of bone mass. The study was conducted on mice and showed an average 9.4% less bone formation in the thighbones of the mice taking Prozac, compared to mice who were not given the drug.
Avatar n tn re doing what you need to do to lose the weight. The majority of the fluoxetine will be excreted in a few more weeks, so just be patient and continue eating right and exercising.
Avatar f tn Anyone had any success on any meds that don't cause weight gain.
Avatar f tn I've just started up fluoxetine (prozac) for the second time and am having trouble functioning. Does anyone know when they started to feel ANY relief from anxiety? also, I really need to gain some weight back so does fluoxetine give anyone an INCREASED appetite? Thank you for your help! Also, I'm taking it at night... do any of you think that is a bad idea?
Avatar f tn Anyone have any advice on which med to change from and go on to due to Prozac (fluoxetine) causing weight gain was on Effexor and did great with it until it didn't have the good effect anymore thanks Jessica
Avatar f tn t want me to come off the prozac as it was working for me in lots of other ways.They prescribed me Alli, a weight loss aid, which I am reluctant to take. I have an appointmentwith my doctor tomorrow so I'll discuss with her again.
Avatar f tn just a quick question if anybody can answer it for me dose a dose increase in fluoxetine (prozac) cause any side effects? I'm going from 20mg per day to 40mg tonight due to the fact i'm feeling the 20mg isn't working as good as it has done for me.
1305597 tn?1275336446 citalopram (celexa), fluoxetine (prozac), sertraline (zoloft). Another medication that is sometimes added to SSRI in the treatment of depression is bupropion (welbutrin) and it has even been shown to cause a small weight loss over the first few months (it suppresses the appetite). However, if the eating disorder you are is either anorexia or bulimia this is not an option because during clinical trails bupropion caused a slightly increased rate of new seizures in those two eating disorders.
Avatar f tn Hypothyroidism is a much more likely candidate to explore..that should be treated, and in addition, look to the possibility that you are still an emotional eater dealing with emotional issues that you should address directly rather than medicate.
Avatar f tn m taking paxil and i heard that it causes weight gain and my cardiologist has told me that i need to lose weight for my blood pressure.
Avatar n tn A medication that also works with the brain chemical dopamine is bupropion. Bupropion is unlikely to cause weight gain, and in fact, may cause some weight loss. It is also used to help people quit smoking.
Avatar m tn Chemically, the fluoxetine hydrochloride (prozac is the original trademarked term but the patent's expired so it can be made generically) ought to be identical, regardless of its makers' labelling, colouring, packaging (as a tablet or capsule). Prozac has been generic for a very long time, there are several companies now making generic versions. Precisely which were your before and after brands of generic prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride)?
Avatar f tn Increased sweating is a common side effect of Prozac (Fluoxetine is the generic for Prozac so it is the exact same thing). For most patients the sweating settles down after a month or two after start of therapy...but not for all. Some patients that struggle with the sweating issue with take their Prozac at bedtime to try to minimize this side effect, but even that doesn't always work. Keep in mind that there are other anti-anxiety/depression choices out there if you are willing to try.
Avatar f tn I was on fluoxetine (Prozac) for over a year from July 2011 then weaned off as was feeling and doing great and not wanting to be dependent on them, I had a bad week 5 week ago now with sleep so my doctor put me back on them and after 1/2 week felt great off 20mg at tea time, now this last week mainly from Wednesday I feel rubbish I know I'm getting 7/8 hours sleep but not feeling refreshed was wondering if changing to take it morning at 20mg and see if it works better or carry on tea time ta
448909 tn?1223318578 Hi, Have you gone from 2 a day straight down to 1 a day? It does sound as if you are experiencing withdrawal. Prozac (fluoxetine) is one that needs to be withdrawn slowly. I would suggest only half a tablet less every other day, then every 2 days then every 3 days for at least a couple of weeks before then cutting down a whole tablet down to one and then follow the same pattern. Suddenly dropping by halving your normal dose after so long on this medication is not good.
Avatar n tn For many medications, information regarding the potential effects on pregnancy is lacking, or the information is not of sufficient quality to make truly informed decisions. Fortunately, in case of Prozac (fluoxetine), excellent information is available. Although other sources can have useful information, physicians (and other health care providers) place the most significance on articles published in peer-reviewed journals.