My fiance was put on 10mg of prozac for his anxiety/panic attacks. While it seemed to ease them it didnt help enough, so his dose was increased to 20mg. Now he is suffering from bizzare and violent dreams. I'd like to know if anyone else has suffered these side effects. Also, should he stop the meds until he can see his dr. or continue them until his appt??? Help
This is something he needs to discuss with the doctor who prescribed the medication immediately. His doctor will be able to give him expert advice on how to proceed. He should not change the amount of medication he's taking until he has talked to his doctor.
It is very important that you do not guess on this. He needs expert advice from his doctor.
Your fianc? should call his physician and discuss this ASAP. Some medications can lead to very upsetting dreams, but I haven't heard of it in the case of his particular medication. The physician is in the best position to make a determination about how to proceed with this medication issue.
Thanks for your advice. We did call his Dr. and they decreased the prozac back to 10 mg and also put him on buspar. The dreams have since subsided and he has a follow visit within the week to see his dr.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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