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Fluoxetine vs. Ritalin for Depression

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Fluoxetine

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/ 38,203 posts
Other Names: Prozac   Sarafem   Lovan   Fludac   Prozac Weekly

Ritalin

Rx
/ 153,723 posts
Other Names: Concerta   Ritalin LA   Metadate   Ritalin SR   Methylin
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 38,203 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Fluoxetine (also known by the tradenames Prozac, Sarafem, Fontex) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. In combination with olanzapine ... Read more on Wikipedia
Methylphenidate (Ritalin) is a stimulant drug approved for Therapy of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and narcolepsy. It may also be prescribed for off-label use in treatment-resistant cases of le... Read more on Wikipedia
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By justme
February 27, 2014
justme wrote
Narcolepsy AND Migraines (on Ritalin)
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By PsiquèIsAlm
November 14, 2013
PsiquèIsAlm wrote
Bupropion
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By shawn
November 12, 2013
shawn wrote
adderall XR, Vyvanse and Ritalin
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By 4yrs and counting
November 11, 2013
4yrs and counting wrote
please help
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By Mahya Tayyar
September 24, 2013
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Ritalin and Atarax
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What patients are saying about Fluoxetine vs. Ritalin

185 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
at all. I've been given fluoxetine which isn't mentioned at...
...I'm not on the right meds at all. I've been given fluoxetine which isn't mentioned at all. I must look into stimulants such as ritali...
a while since I took fluoxetine. I don't recall any effect...
...a while since I took fluoxetine. I don't recall any effect on the ritalin's side...
feel the need to take Ritalin. Just had my Vitamin B,...
...I had my 20 mg Fluoxetine tab as usual. I felt ...feel the need to take Ritalin. Just had my Vitamin B, ...i had half (5gms) of Ritalin, and felt fine. All in...
a dose of ritalin higher than 40mg (for fatigue/depression...
Is anyone taking a dose of ritalin higher than 40mg (for fatigue/depression ) Thanks I took 80mg generic for ...are cleaner and smaller than generic 10mg generic. With Fluoxetine 40mg is very...
Donna, I have been on Fluoxetine (Geteric Prozac) for a...
...on Fluoxetine (Geteric Prozac) for a little over a year. I am a 25 year old female and it has worked great for me. My oldest son shows signs of possible ADHD and I know that anxiety and ...it...
are longer I take Metilphenydate (ritalin*) 50mg a day but...
...(ritalin*) 50mg a day but if I don’t take my dosis I fall asleep again. I think you should try a diferent treament or modify your dosage. I think it is important to combine something like Setralin...
to say, I am on Fluoxetine (generic-Prozac),and I find the...
Have to say, I am on Fluoxetine (generic-Prozac),and I find the effects ...whatever her character is was on anti-psychotics, such as Ritalin, then from my knowledge something akin to fitting is...
XR do you feel this? How long have you been on the fluoxe...
...less so with Ritalin or Adderall), but I've never heard anyone describe it as \"exhausted,\" which to me implies a feeling of physical fatigue, not ...this? How long have you been on the fluoxe...
I didn't take Ritalin today... Just the Prozac/Fluo....
...I didn't take Ritalin today... Just the Prozac/Fluo. I had some problems with my relationship, so I thought, I would just try the Fluoxetine.. Strangely. I didn't ...with the Ritalin, I was...
shiles is probablu on fluoxitine(Prozac) or clelexa/lexapro...
...dopamine whereas brooke shiles is probablu on fluoxitine(Prozac) or clelexa/lexapro (Citalopram/Escitalopram). He is ...when he asks lauer what ritalin(methylphenidate) is because it is not...
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