Everyone's heard of these two drugs. They're that popular. But what are they? How do they compare? And in the analysis of Zoloft vs Prozac.
One study analyzing Zoloft vs Prozac found that Prozac had slightly less “retardation,” or feeling of being slowed down. The main difference between the two may be in side effects. The same study, however, showed that Prozac might have more anxiety and irritability.
This means that they aren’t really that different (and this is also true for many other antidepressants like Paxil).
I was on prozac 40mg and I recently switch it to zoloft, the first 2 day 25mg and today is 3d I took 50mg, I have to visit my dr in 2 weeks, I have.
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Posted 25 Jul 2012 • 14 answers.
The Zoloft may work better for you than the Prozac. Everyone is different, what works for one person, may not work for another. It will take several weeks to get the full effects of the Zoloft (sertraline).
don't be scared turkee, fortunay no side effect for me after taking it for 4 days.
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Zoloft (Sertraline) and Prozac (Fluoxetine) both belong to the SSRI (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors) group of antidepressants. The effect and working of.
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It has lifted my spirits, helps me sleep at night, and curbs my appetite. Very satisifed!. I have been on Zoloft (the generic brand though) for a week now and am very pleased. I have no bad side effects.
Symptoms of a fluoxetine (Prozac) overdose may include nausea, vomiting, fever, sleepiness, rapid or uneven heartbeat, confusion, fainting, seizures, or coma.
The effect and working of most SSRI is fairly similar, but individual chemical composition of each drug determines which works best for a specific individual on specific symptoms.
In two head-to-head comparison studies, people with major depression treated with Effexor (venlaine) were more likely to recover.
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There are multiple ways in which antidepressants work, explains Richard Shelton, MD, of the psychiatry department of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. Older medicines like the tricyclic group act by influencing two important chemicals in the brain thought to contribute to mood control: norepinephrine and serotonin. "These medicines are very effective in reducing symptoms of depression, but have many other side effect problems," he says.
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Can anyone l me their experiences with these drugs? Im' taking prozac but I know someone who tried Lexapro, didnt' work but Zoloft did.
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