I Take This Pill Every Day and Its Name Is Prozac

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    Wow, Nice Pity Party You Have Going Here...

    Prozac? Try 1500mg Depakote ER and a 10mg Zyprexa every day with an Ambien chaser and you still can only sleep up to an hour a day. You people make those of us with severe mental illnesses look so bad. Call me when you've been psychotic for more than 30 days in a row and we'll...
    bgkok7 bgkok7
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Apr 17, 2012

    Along With Another One

    I resented it, this little small thing, when it came into my life.  Resented that I was admitting defeat and giving into the fact that I could not find my own happiness, or contentment and had chosen to take the way of numbness. I resented that I wrote less...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Feb 11, 2009

    No Magical Happy Pill

    I've been taking Prozac for over three years now. It helps, yes, but it is no magical happy pill.
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 1, 2008

    I need some help please.

    I stopped taking my prozac 4 days ago. I'm experiencing some really horrible withdrawal symptoms and I was curious if anyone knew how long they last and your experiences with withdrawals . I was on 5 mg (my body is super sensitive)
    cassidybute cassidybute
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 6, 2014

    I am only on 5mg of prozac

    and my side effects are extreme. I was told to attempt to increase my dose to at least 10mg, but it was too much. I am so frustrated
    cassidybute cassidybute
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 23, 2014

    I know that it takes about a month

    for it to really kick in but I don't know if it would work or not. I don't expect a happy pill but I do expect control of my anxiety.
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    2 Responses Apr 7, 2014
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