Prozac and Suboxone?
- 4 Nov 2009 by DEdgar2
- prozac, suboxone
I've been taking Prozac(Fluoxotine) for about 2 months now. Also i have been taking Suboxone on and off for about a year for opiate dependancy. Since I started the Prozac i have had episodes of sweaty,anxiousness, and being withdrawn. Im starting to wonder if I might have more a general anxiety issue than a depression issue. I was on paxil last summer for 2 months with similar results.
I have been sober from opiates since Aug 13th of this year. Im really trying to get my life back on track. I do take the occasional Xanax when the anxiety gets to me. Also i take 10mg Adderal when i have a hard time getting going.
After doing some research I found this is a bad combo. As of now I stopped taking the Adderall and Xanax. If anyone has any feedback on my episodes I would appreciate it.
The anxiety goes back before my drug use and Anti-Depressant treatments. I would love any info i just want to get back on my feet. Im 23 and struggling to maintain a job and feel "normal" from day to day.
4 Nov 2009
You've been mixing entirely too many meds together with the suboxone. I don't know your medical history so it's impossible to be sure of the correct answer. I wouldn't tell someone to stop antidepressants if it's a medication they need to live. But you shouldn't need it because of the suboxone therapy I know that. Need to know your medical history for a more informative answer. Sorry I couldn't do better.
13 Apr 2010
Prozac plays a big part in your sex drive in your life and can cause strange changes with your body.It caused me to have side effects that you would not beleave when i stop my self from taking the meds.
30 Dec 2011
well i am also on Prozac and suboxone it took me a long time to find ones that work i am an addict and im bipolar, i was like a Guinea pig and every time i tried one that was not for me nothing would change til i got on these 2 meds, together i felt normal, i did not know life could feel like this. i almost wonder if 9 had the prozac when i was a kid if i wouldn't have needed to (use) like i did but anyways tlk to your dr. he should be able to answer all your questions
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
I take Suboxone in the morning and afternoon and Ambien at night.
3 answers • 8 Jun 2011
... ankle clonus due to the prozac..i have researched this and the closest i can come to this is myoclonus.we took our son to see a specialist and ...
1 answer • 9 Nov 2011
... the day... I am also on suboxone, which does not make me tired usually. I am on week 4and of the Prozac treatment (tried Wellbutrin, made me ...
2 answers • 2 Mar 2012
I'm about to start Prozac, but I'm weaning myself off of my other antidepressants first. How long should I wait after I've weaned off ...
2 answers • 28 Jun 2013
I have been on Prozac 20 mgs. daily for 3 months. It has helped with insomnia and excessive worrying. However, I have not had improved motivation. If ...
3 answers • 7 Sep 2014