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prozac withdrawal

I was diagnosed with gluten intolerance and mild lactose intolerance almost a year ago, and have been steadily rebuilding my digestive system. Most likely I have had this condition since I was a child.

Fortunately this has resulted in a serious reduction in my need for prozac, as I have had problems with severe depression since I was 11 years old (I am now 37). I have been on the prozac since age 19.

My allopathic doctor and I feel that since I am starting to show a lot side effects indicating that I am overmedicated that it is time to slowly to wean me off the medication over the course of several months and see if the digestive issues and resulting nutritional deficiencies are/were, in fact, the cause of my depression.

I am a little worried about withdrawal because I have been on the medication so long.

Are there any homeopathic medications that can ease withdrawal symptoms for this medicine? I was looking at ignatia amara, as the materia medica lists a symptom profile that is very similar to the symptoms I am having that are induced by prozac overmedication, particularly muscle spasms in the eyelids, lips and face.

Any guidance will be appreciated.
  Kallie on 2012-03-08
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simone717 last decade
There is no way to predict what remedy you might need as you experience the withdrawal. The withdrawal itself will be a combination of several things:

1. A rebound effect related to the drug

2. A push by the vital force to re-establish the original symptoms

3. New symptoms related to the vital force's attempt to balance the body out (detoxify)

This makes it difficult to know exactly how to begin treatment. Homoeopathy ONLY works on the basis of the symptoms the individual patient produces, which are then matche to whichever remedy is also known to produce those. Until the symptoms appear, there is no way to prescribe homoeopathically.

You could only use Ignatia if the peculiar symptoms of Ignatia were present. Matching the common symptoms in a disease rarely gives any results.

It is possible that any one of the 5000+ medicines we have could be needed. It all depends on what happens to you. I have supervised patients withdrawing from drugs in clinic. Homoeopathy can be of great use.
brisbanehomoeopath last decade

Welcome back.

Glad to see you active on the ABC.

I have tried to contact you by phone you on a number that was registered in your name, 0431 648 458 but there was no answer.

Joe De Livera last decade

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