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I decided to stop taking prozac, its been months since I've taken it and now I am feeling lower than ever. Can I just start taking them again? I have a half empty bottle, can I use that?

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Last Updated: 06/18/2018 at 4:42pm
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Emmur
April 30th, 2018 11:42am
First - I'm assuming that you were able to get the prescription because you have a psychiatrist. Did you notify your psychiatrist that you were going off prozac? If not, I think the first thing to do is call them and discuss what to do next. If you did talk about going off Prozac with your doctor, I would suggest calling them and discussing how you feel and why you want to continue taking the medication. If you are taking the medication without the consult of a psychiatrist, it really would be absolutely best if you reached out to someone, but if you have to, it's best to ween yourself onto a medication after you've stopped it. You can't just jump right back into things otherwise you can really hurt your body. Good luck, and I hope you feel better soon. c:
gentleLily
June 11th, 2018 5:57pm
When deciding to stop an antidepressant, it's important to taper off your dosage under the supervision of a psychiatrist or physician. Ideally, you should talk to your doctor before beginning to take prozac again.
Anonymous
June 18th, 2018 4:42pm
I don't know anything about prozac, but would always consult a doctor before stopping or starting a medication.