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    Does one have to take Prozac for life?
    An_251136 posted:
    Prozac is not often perscribed for Anxiety alone and it is not addictive.
    However certain types of Anxiety may be associated with Depression, then Prozac is sometimes perscribed.
    If your Anxiety is only associted with OCD, it is probably just Anxity. On the other hand if it is associated with Depression find out if it is Clinical Depresswion or not ( perhaps even get second opinion).
    If it is Clinical Depression it should be approached and treated differently.
    Usually Clinical Depression is associated with both Anxiety and Tension.
    SydneyG1997 responded:
    It depends on your diagnosis. Many people have a depressive episode, take an SSRI for a few months, wean off it and are fine. If you have a more serious version of the disorder, you may have recurrent depressive episodes that might be better managed by taking meds every day, to ward off another episode.

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