still on porzac and feel NOTHING!

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Date Joined Feb 2003
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   Posted 10/2/2005 10:22 PM (GMT -6)   
Is anyone else taking prozac and feeling unemotional.  I am not depressed like I was.. but now I CAN"T cry!!!!!!  I may have to put my dog to sleep and  want to cry and can't... Rightnow I would rather be depressed and FEEL then not.  Am I alone in this. Has this happened to anyone else on prozac????

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Date Joined May 2005
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   Posted 10/3/2005 3:52 PM (GMT -6)   
no, sorry. all prozac does for me is make me not eat and have no sexual desire.
I dont even know if it really helps with my depression.
wish I could help more,
Thanks for listening.
If I can do anything to help you please let me know.
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"May those who love us, love us And those that don't love us, May God turn their hearts; And if he doesn't turn their hearts May he turn their ankles So we will know them by their limping"

susan n
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   Posted 10/4/2005 11:32 AM (GMT -6)   

Hi Prof,

Prozac was the first anti-depressant I took, many years ago,

but I still remember how it made me feel - just like you!  I

went from Prozac to Paxil and it was amazing.  I did fabulous

on Paxil.  I was an entirely new person.  Don't give up on

anti-depressants,  you just need a change.  They don't all make

you feel "deadened".   Good luck and hang in there.


susan n
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   Posted 10/4/2005 11:36 AM (GMT -6)   
I'm really, really sorry about your dog.
I'm a big animal lover, I have 2 cats
and can't imagine what you are going
through right now. I like to believe
a higher being (i'm not sure if i can say
the G word here) is taking care of
our animals and keeps them from suffering
too much. Humans sure do a bad job of it
sometimes! My "thoughts" are with you,
you're not alone.

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   Posted 10/4/2005 4:46 PM (GMT -6)   
When I was on prozac, there was a period of time where every time I walked into a room I'd have to stand there and think for minutes about why I walked into that room. When you're that out of it, odds are emotions are the furthest thing from you.

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Date Joined Jan 2004
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   Posted 10/4/2005 4:58 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi prof,
Have you talked to your doc about possibly lowering your dosage? You might be on too high of a dosage and that is causing the numbness. Just a thought? I would talk to him.
Hugs, Des
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