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(also known as Fluoxetine Hydrochloride, Sarafem)
Fluoxetine Hydrochloride is an antidepressant drug used medically in the treatment of depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, bulimia nervosa, premenstrual dysphoric disorder and panic disorder. Fluoxetine is also used (off-label) to treat many other conditions, such as ADHD. more at Wikipedia

Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Eating Disorders
Depression - Teen
Bipolar Disorder
Overall, 64% (15367 Members) find Prozac helpful

Prozac Reviews

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It worked for a while, then I had suicidal thoughts, so I was taken off of it.
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Worked while I was on it, a dr changed treatments
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The Prozac is helping with my depression. I've been on it for almost three years. But it hasn't worked for my bulimia.
Working / Worked
This was my first anti-depressant. It worked ok, but killed my sex drive, so I opted to try something else.
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Worked for many years, though I never outgrew the side effects. The efficacy began tapering off, so I started using behavioral treatments instead.
It is working
Working / Worked
Loved it . was a great help
It helped him get out of the terrible hole of depression and anxiety, but gave him bad tics. We are now treating the tics with low doses of guanfacine.
Working / Worked
Was very effective, however, I became almost absent minded on this medication to the point that I was neglecting my responsibilities, forgetting to pay bills, losing my keys, etc.
Working / Worked
I did work until I felt like a zombie, so I took myself off cold turkey. That was a few months ago and now I feel that I need to restart the medication.
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  1. Discussion: Prozac
    I have been on Prozac for a lot of years now. No side effects. It helps decress my anxiety. And helps with my OCD symptoms. I was on Paxil origina... [More]
  2. Discussion: Prozac
    My doctor put me back on Prozac earlier this week. Since I've been taking it, I've noticed a decrease in my appetite, which I don't remember having th... [More]
  3. Discussion: Prozac?
    Prozac has helped me with anxiety and depression but I haven't experienced the loss of appetite. Maybe it will take more time for your body to adjust ... [More]
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    Anyone take prozac when TTC???? really needing some information on this [More]
  5. Discussion: prozac?
    I have been on prozac 60mg forever but it seems to lose its effect after awhile. Nothing else seems to work for me though. [More]