Kashmir01

394d

has anyone tried prozac? i have major depressive disorder and had to go off of wellbutrin/bupropion for seizures even though it worked the best for me. in terms of physical and mental health, what are your experiences?

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    • royalty

      391d

      I haven't been on it but my boyfriend has and it gave him migraines

    • princessbun

      394d

      Unfortunately I've only ever heard bad things about it😐 so I opted not to try it when the doctor told me to try it.

      • Kashmir01

        394d

        @princessbun lol i am starting to see a trend here. i hate how antidepressants just interact with my chronic illnesses so much :/

    • Jasmine81120

      394d

      My husband was on it and it made things worse for him, but it could work for you

      • Kashmir01

        394d

        @Jasmine81120 oof okay well i will keep an eye on it! thank you!

    • Scout._.t

      394d

      I was on Prozac for maybe about 3 months. It gave me extreme vertigo for 3 weeks straight along with hypersensitivity, nausea and vivid dreams. It made me very miserable but hopefully if you try it it won’t affect you the same way. I’m on Wellbutrin now and i have none of the symptoms i had while i was on Prozac.

      • Kashmir01

        394d

        @Scout._.t trust me if i could stay on wellbutrin i would! it was the best antidepressant for me as well 🥲

    • emokitty

      394d

      It is highly addictive. I know someone one it.

    • emokitty

      394d

      On it.

    • Believeinyoself

      393d

      Any Wellbutrin withdrawals? Im 4.5 days off. Not on Prozac but on Celexa. Start low and go slow.

      • Kashmir01

        393d

        @Believeinyoself unfortunately yes. seizures have stopped which was the priority lol but so far i’ve been/experienced: more lightheaded and dizzy more pelvic pain (also could be bc i just had an unexpected cycle) shakiness and tremors and chills more fatigued less motivation an even smaller appetite and the best of all, more depressed with my other associated emotions/diagnoses lol <3 i knew going off from 450mg would be tough, but it’s definitely different than SSRIs. luckily have not had brain zaps :)

        • Believeinyoself

          393d

          @Kashmir01 ugh! I hope they all resolve soon! Im coming off 150xl - some anxiety today on day 4.5……praying this is it. Side effects going on….side effects coming off and in your case seizures too! So crazy!

    • SmileySnail

      392d

      Prozac worked amazingly for my mom, and mother in law, and ex-partner, and worked really really terribly on me. It's different for absolutely everybody unfortunately. I was on Celexa for a while and it was great but the withdrawal sucked when I quit.

      • Kashmir01

        392d

        @SmileySnail i haven’t had the best history with SSRIs so i hope this one isn’t as bad haha. any withdrawals are sucky im sorry you had to go through it :(

    • Macoroni02

      392d

      I am on it and it was a game changer! Definitely talk to your doctor if you’re nervous about it there are similar options

      • Kashmir01

        392d

        @Macoroni02 thank you! honestly if this doesn’t fit with me i might try paxil next

    • randochikn

      392d

      I’m on prozac, it works differently for everyone. I am perfectly fine on it and even better than before. Though I have generalized anxiety disorder so my brain may work a bit differently. We tried this back when I was 7 years old and on liquid prozac, it helped then, and I went back on it about a year and a half ago. I would say be cautious, it is a black label and can be dangerous.

      • Kashmir01

        391d

        @randochikn i will! thank you sm 💞

    • royalty

      391d

      I haven't been on it but my boyfriend has and it gave him migraines

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