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Prozac Side Effects

PROZAC SIDE EFFECTS:

Nausea, headache, trouble sleeping, dry mouth, drowsiness, sweating, or upset stomach may occur from taking Prozac. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor promptly. Tell your doctor immediately if any of these serious side effects occur from taking Prozac: loss of appetite, unusual weight loss, unusual or severe mental/mood changes, uncontrolled movements (tremor), decreased interest in sex, flu-like symptoms (e.g., chills, fever, muscle aches, weakness). Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: vision changes, trouble swallowing, swelling or white spots on the mouth and/or tongue, changes in sexual ability, painful and/or prolonged erection. Tell your doctor immediately if any of these highly unlikely but very serious side effects occur: fainting, irregular/fast heartbeat. An allergic reaction to Prozac is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, trouble breathing. If you notice other effects from Prozac not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

PROZAC PRECAUTIONS:

Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: liver problems, kidney disease, seizures, heart problems, diabetes, any allergies from taking Prozac. Prozac may make you dizzy or drowsy; use caution engaging in activities requiring alertness such as driving or using machinery. Limit alcoholic beverages while taking Prozac. Liquid preparations of Prozac may contain sugar and/or small amounts of alcohol. Caution is advised if you have diabetes, alcohol dependence, or liver disease. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about the safe use of Prozac. Caution is advised when using Prozac in the elderly because they may be more sensitive to the effects of Prozac. Prozac should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits of taking Prozac with your doctor. Prozac passes into breast milk. Because of the potential risk to the infant, breast-feeding while using Prozac is not recommended. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding if you are planning to use Prozac.