Can you just stop taking Prozac 10 mg?

Can you just stop taking Prozac 10 mg?

Do not stop taking fluoxetine, even when you feel better. With input from you, your health care provider will assess how long you will need to take the medicine. Missing doses of fluoxetine may increase your risk for relapse in your symptoms.

How do I wean myself off of Prozac?

If you are worried about withdrawal, your doctor may recommend tapering your dose. When you taper your dose, by taking progressively smaller doses over a period of time, you can often prevent or reduce withdrawal symptoms.

How long should you taper off Prozac?

Discontinuing an antidepressant usually involves reducing your dose in increments, allowing two to six weeks or longer between dose reductions. Your clinician can instruct you in tapering your dose and prescribe the appropriate dosage pills.

Is 10mg of fluoxetine a lot?

Adults—At first, 10 milligrams (mg) per day as a single dose in the morning. Your doctor may adjust your dose as needed. However, the dose is usually not more than 60 mg per day. Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.

Is 10 mg of fluoxetine a lot?

Typical dosing for Prozac (fluoxetine) The dose of Prozac (fluoxetine) depends on your age and the indication you’re taking the medication for. The typical dose range is 10 mg to 60 mg by mouth once daily.

Do you have to wean off prozac?

All drugs (with the possible exception of fluoxetine) should be slowly tapered to reduce the incidence of a discontinuation syndrome. You may initially be prescribed or switched to drugs with a longer half-life (like fluoxetine).

Do you need to taper off fluoxetine?

Can I take 20mg fluoxetine every other day?

Maximum recommended dose is 60mg/day. A lower or less frequent dose (eg, 20mg every second day) should be considered in patients with hepatic impairment (see section 5.2), or in patients where concomitant medication has the potential for interaction with fluoxetine (see section 4.5).