I have been on Prozac for 9 months now for extreme anxiety and panic disorder. It has helped a lot but I also want a little better thing. So I asked my doctor if I could take it together but he response was just "NO!" I don't know if she thinks it's illegal or somthing because it's not. So I'm reaching out to you guys. Please tell me. I also take Xanax .5 mg as needed.
Hi, haasa! Although CBD and THC act on different neurological pathways, CBD nonetheless acts on neurological pathways as do Prozac and other antidepressants. Only a handful of studies have been performed with the tricyclic and MAOI antidepressants and few, if any, with the SSRI and SSNRI antidepressants so nobody can really tell you if it's effective and most importantly safe.
Next problem. Depending on where you live it's likely illegal without a prescription if you can obtain it at all. Or you can be really stupid and buy something you hope is CBD online.
Gotta with the doc: *NO*. It's far too dangerous to mix these chemicals in your head until we have the results of valid studies.. Not that I'm not tempted to take a toke if I could.
Have you talked to her about possibly adjusting your dose or adding a med like Abilify to boost the effects of your Prozac? That might be a safer route to go for now.
Best wishes, WCV
haasa027; NO as the doctor has said you have a pretty good Interaction here and you already have 2 things tahat well be sedating you Hemp oil would not be a good idea as the doctor said he or she should have gone more into it to make it so you knew why you got that answer but also the prozac and the hemp well fight against each other. You have to be very careful when mixing medications together. Have a good day Chuck1957
I have been using hemp oil (fedora) for 2 years with Escitalopram. Was a bit tired and increase anxiety for week but then it changed and my mood was improved and anxiety decreased. I feel no interaction, there a little to no research. Can't interact more than alcohol, and i know people using alcohol and antidepressant for 30 years +
- Prozac Information for Consumers
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