When to take Prozac....?

The doctor who prescribed it to me said to take it everyday after breakfast. But the past few days I've been having a messed up sleeping schedule, so I'm wondering how I should take it? Everyday at the same time or everyday after breakfast (Which is not at the same time each day).


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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    What's about not take it at all?

    Summary of All Adverse Reaction Reports for Prozac (Fluoxetine)

    Note - these are not all adverse reactions - only those most serious.

    1998 cases

    Depression Suicidal/Suicidal Ideations: 113

    Attempted Suicides (not completed): 65

    Completed Suicides: 187

    Deaths (not from Suicide): 34

    Homicidal Ideations: 12

    Homicides/Murders: 17

    Hypomania/Mania: 31

    From: http://www.cchrint.org/psychdrugdangers/


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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I've been taking Prozac for a few years now. You have to find what works for you. I would suggest taking it everyday at the same time. For some people ( like my dad) it makes them sleepy so they take it every night, for others it makes them jumpy or jittery ( that's me) so I take it every morning around 9. once and a while if you're off by a bit no big deal but especially while your body is adjusting to it try and take it at the same time everyday.

    Source(s): Prozac needer
  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Can psychiatrists help you? Are there any cures in psychiatry today? How many people have been cured? What are your chances?

    Check it for yourself - hear it from interviewed psychiatrists.

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    Is there any difference in how diagnosis are made in medicine and psychiatry?

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