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I Take Depression Medicine

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    Fluoxetine Is It Any Use

    I have been taking fluoxeytine for over 2 years now.I hear its just another name for prozac . Ive been taking mainly 40mg a day but sometimes the doctor switches to 20mg. I dont think its doing me any good cause i still feel the same .I was dianosed with depression about 2 months...
    pampywampy pampywampy 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 21, 2009

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    :-) I am extremely excited that I am about halfway through my "pre" medicine courses and will be entering into med school as soon as I can get in!!
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