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Intuniv vs. Prozac for Anxiety

Intuniv

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/ 5,390 posts
Other Names: Tenex   Guanfacine   Intuniv ER

Prozac

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/ 276,550 posts
Other Names: Fluoxetine   Sarafem   Lovan   Prozac Weekly   Fontex
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 5,390 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Guanfacine (brand name Tenex, and the extended release Intuniv) is a sympatholytic. It is an agonist of the Alpha-2A adrenergic receptor subtype of norepinephrine receptors. These receptors are concentrated heavily in the prefrontal cortex an... Read more on Wikipedia
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
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By patomime
April 15, 2014
patomime wrote
prozac itchy scalp
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By Kenze
February 25, 2014
Kenze wrote
On Flouxetine(Prozac) For Depression And Bad symptoms in 2-4 days of taking it.
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By Thomas8185
January 21, 2014
Thomas8185 wrote
my 8 year old son has nightmares
We just started my son on Intuniv also. He started on 1mg for one week and then went to 2mg. He's been on 2mg for just over a week and the last two nights he has woken up acting weird. Crying and shaking his right arm and hand saying they won't leave me alone. I hold him in the rocking chair and rock him rubbing his head and calming him down and try to get him to wake up all the way. Once he is fully awake he has no idea why he's crying. Tonight he did the same thing again crying that the
Angela  |  January 31, 2014
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By sofia
October 24, 2013
sofia wrote
agresivness
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By Maria
September 8, 2013
Maria wrote
Throat on fire!
I also experienced the same burning sensation, when I swalloed the flouxetine pill, and it lasted for over two hours. I drank hot tea and coffee I thought thathot liquid helped releive the burning that I felt in my throat.
Samantha  |  April 5, 2014
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By Carriegeo
September 8, 2013
Carriegeo wrote
Trich/prozac
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What patients are saying about Intuniv vs. Prozac

153 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
is better but =sleepy. . Prozac sucks too but not as bad...
Effexor made me feel really sleepy.= no production. Cymbalta is better but =sleepy. . Prozac sucks too but not as ...best, but comparable to intuniv . I have been ...the best adjuncts are tenex ...
4 mg of risperdal, 3 mg of intuniv and .5mg tenex and 10 mg...
...may be from that copropraxia compulsions from aspergers but he is stuck on bad stuff. So last week I told his MRDD SSA in a email that he touched my 4 yr olds butt and licked his finger, this is a ...
2.5 mg abilify, 20 mg prozac, 54 mg concerta, 3 mg intuniv,...
Hi! :) I'm on 2.5 mg abilify, 20 mg prozac, 54 mg concerta, 3 mg intuniv, take trazedone, and have just started wellbutrin.  I can't wait to reap the benefits.  I'm going to be strong!  I will beat...
2.5 mg abilify, 20 mg prozac, 54 mg concerta, 3 mg intuniv,...
Hi! :) I'm on 2.5 mg abilify, 20 mg prozac, 54 mg concerta, 3 mg intuniv, take trazedone, and have just started wellbutrin. I can't wait to reap the benefits. I'm going to be strong!...
started fluoxetine (Prozac). I'm a little surprised they...
...with adderall, but as soon as we switched to ritalin the effect was immediate and great. That was at age 8. Now 18 mos later his anxiety is ...fluoxetine (Prozac). I'm ...before intuniv....
patients and he said that Intuniv has been very helpful for...
...said that Intuniv has been ...still getting the Prozac out and the antibiotic in.   For those of you that treat with ibuprofen, have you ever seen evidence in blood labs of inflammation? We ...
Adderall is a stim. Prozac is an SSRI, but different...
...other. Adderall is a stim. Prozac is an SSRI, but different ...in the gut for those who are susceptible genetically. Intuniv is actually an extended blood pressure med that has...
wellbutron, 20mg prozac, 40mg adderall, 50mg lamictal, and...
...system and for this I was thinking about buying some memantine online. I had success with DXM but that only lasted until my stimulant kicked in the next day. I'm taking 150mg wellbutron, 20mg proza...
Lithium and Prozac for anxiety. We used Chlonidine...
...Prozac for anxiety. ...Intuniv for about 2 weeks, and are now up to the 3MG does, and the results have been extremely positive.  Both the ADHD and the mood/anger symptoms have been markedly redu...
Jan 2012 Lamictal 100mg, Prozac 40 mg, aderall 40 mg,...
...bipolar, aspergers, ADHD and generalized anxiety R was just diagnosed bipolar/ rapid cycling Jan 2012 Lamictal 100mg, Prozac 40 mg, aderall 40 mg, intuniv 3 mg, ability 30 mg A 13 7th grader...
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