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Adult ADD, Prozac and Apathy

Posted by Barbara on September 19, 1998, at 14:56:42

For adult ADD with mild chronic depression and impulsivity, I was originally prescribed Prozac 20 and Dexedrine 40. Did great. But increased the prozac to 40, and about 6 weeks later, I was lethargic and apathetic and the ADD was wildly out of control. I ignored important daily and life tasks, gave up, with no thought of ever returning to, my daily 5 mile walks in addition to feeling numb and unemotional. I was the original "what me worry." Clueless. Stopped the Prozac , started Wellbutrin but not great yet. Has this happended to anyone else and how did you cope and what meds did you switch to? Dr. Bob, I have read the article on SSRI's and Apathy. With ADD in the mix it was rough, I did not even know it was happening for a while. I sort of slid into it. Is this only a result of the Prozac?




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