(Closed) Question for anyone taking Prozac (Fluoxetine)

posted 5 years ago in Wellness
  • poll: Prozac without food - doable?
    Yes, I have done it and would not recommend trying. : (2 votes)
    25 %
    I think it's doable. : (6 votes)
    75 %
    I have no idea/don't take crazy drugs. : (0 votes)
    You're taking Prozac? Why you so crazy, crazy? : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    2954 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 1998

    My son has been on this medication for 18 months now.

    He has to have something to eat with it or he gets a stomach ache. He always has his medication in the morning with his breakfast.

    They took time to start working but his overall happiness now is so much better. 

    Good luck:)

    Post # 4
    424 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I’m not on Prozac, but I am on another drug that is a “take with food” because of upset stomach issues.   I knew the first time I took that it was a lot easier with food.  Everytime I take it without, I’m struggling not to throw up for about 45 minutes.  Try the Prozac once while fasting and without antacids.  You’ll probably figure out whether or not you can handle it. 

    Post # 5
    63 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: December 2014

    I’ve been taking it for 2 years and was never told to take it with food. I just take it before bed and have never had a problem. 

    Post # 6
    1562 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    Prozac doesnt bother my stomach at all, and I can get acid easily.

    Post # 7
    39 posts
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I have taken it without food and have experienced an upset stomach. I wouldn’t recommend it. I think it can be managed if you drink a lot of water when you take it, or eat a slice of toast. It doesn’t have to be anything major

    Post # 9
    567 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 2013

    I’ve been taking 40 mg of Prozac since June of 2011. I never take it with food! It doesn’t bother me if I do though.

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