I been off Fluoxetine approx 7months. How long does this drug stay in your system after you quit?
Question posted by dedejean on 25 July 2009
Last updated on 3 February 2018 by Mkfbks50
It takes approximately 7 and 1/2 minutes.
now your serotonin receptors are down-regulated.now you have to take any antidepressants for life time.if you want to get off from this problem or withdrawal seriously consider trying indian ayurvedic medicine for 6 months to 1 year.
sometimes alprazolam may help you.
i agree it should be fully out of your system by now and if you are feeling otherwise, you should contact your prescribing physician and let them know what is going on.. hope this helps good luck to you..
But Prozac leaving the system also depends on your weight and size and how much you were on. But 7 months, you are assured that it is out of your system. Was there a replacement for this pill? Did your doctor take you off of it? If not you should touch basis with him/her.
I wish you the best
Although it is eliminated relatively slowly, it should definitely be out of your system by now.
It takes approximately 5 and a HALF "half lives" of a drug for it to be eliminated from your system.
Fluoxetine has a half life of 4 to 6 days (after long term or multiple dosing).
It's active metabolite norfluoxetine has a longer half life of 9.3 days (after multiple dosing).
So fluoxetine would be out of your system in about 33 days (about a month), and norfluoxetine is out by approximately 51.1 days or about 2 months.
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