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PROZAC WORKED THE BESTFOR ME WITHOUT ANY SIDE EFFECTS OF ANY ANIDEPRESSENT. IT FINALLY QUIT AFTER 12 YEARS. CAN'T SEEM TO FIND ANYTHING THAT DOESN'T MAKE MY HEART RACE AND RAISE MY BLOOD PRESSURE. EFFEXOR ALMOST PUT ME IN THE HOSPITAL.

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6 People found this comment helpful

I ended up losing my husband. My libido was nonexistant. No sex drive at all.

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angie | 35-44 | On medication for 10 years or more |
8/11/2016
Condition: Posttraumatic Stress Syndrome
Overall rating 1.7
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please if you can get off this drug it is so addictive once on it , the drs said it was safe now i cannot get off it , whenst i do i cant even get out of bed , dress myselfe, eat, taske care of my house, i cant even bare to be awake , i have been on it 17 years and it was all because the drs didnt want to deal with the withdrawls, its the worst mistake i have ever made, i started on 80 mg and now im down to 40 and the symptoms of why i started it are a walk in the park, it ruined my life go to youtube and watch the dangers of prozak and other psyc meds it will save your sanity these should be illegal please watch some truth about prozak it is a legal drug addiction and only makes the drug companys money off an addiction they give you , that youll never get off of i hate my life and these horrible people and drugs its worse than a herion addiction please save your self and loved ones from going totally insane when you are ready to get off of them because long term usage is deadly also it shortens your life by many years please check it out on youtube its the real deal

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Sassy1948 | 65-74 | Female | On medication for 2 to less than 5 years |
6/15/2014
Condition: Depression
Overall rating 5.0
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They should put this in WATER. It saved my life. I took it when I went thru Memopause for 7 years. Now I take it because I went thru a tramatic Health scare and my surgeons said your going to start Prozac as I had been on it before. Depression and Anxiety from Coma, Cancer and surgeries...All that was in 2012 and I am on 40mg a day and I feel alive. No more bad dreams, no more depression or anxiety. Some tossing and turning at night but all in all its great for me.

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Constance 2267 | 25-34 | Female | On medication for 1 to less than 2 years | Patient
4/26/2014
Condition: Depression
Overall rating 5.0
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I can't say enough about how much this drug has helped me with depression. I spent years in and out of deep depression. I was finally diagnosed with depression and PTSD and started Prozac at 20 mg then went up to 40. I Knew it was helping but I didn't fully realize how much until I forgot to take it tir about 5 days. Then I started to feel the hopeless feeling I get with depression and I haven't missed a dose since. I'm one of the lucky ones with no negative side effects. My libido us better than ever and I've actually lost a few pounds. I sleep great and wake up every morning feeling rested and more positive about life than I ever have before.

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italianlady | 55-64 | Female | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient
10/3/2013
Condition: Depression
Overall rating 5.0
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I have just started taking this drug and I seem to like it so far but I also take tramadol for back pain can I take the 2 medicines together or will it be harmful for me

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Prairie Mom | 13-18 | Female | On medication for 1 to 6 months | Caregiver
10/7/2010
Condition: Depression
Overall rating 2.3
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My 14 yr old daughter was on daily Prozac and then switched to weekly--I thought remembering to take it would improve, and that was easier, I only had to tell her once a week. But after about four weeks, it was like she was taking nothing; she became depressed, suicidal and cut on her arms. It took another couple of weeks to figure out it was the weekly Prozac causing this change. I got her switched back to daily Prozac and all was good again. A nightmare. I imagine the weekly version works well for many, but it was a disaster for my daughter.

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