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Fluoxetine (Prozac) is an inexpensive drug used to treat mood problems such as depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, and panic attacks. It can also treat certain eating disorders. this drug is slightly more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in generic and brand versions. Generic fluoxetine is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of fluoxetine is around $4.00, 88% off the average retail price of $35.47. Compare SSRIs.
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Depression and Anxiety Prescriptions Are Climbing Nationwide

Tori Marsh - June 07, 2018

Prescriptions for depression and anxiety medications are on the rise among Americans – and parts of the country appear to be coping with higher rates than others, according to a GoodRx analysis of prescription data for anxiety and depression medicines.

The data looks at the proportion of depression and anxiety medications among overall prescription volume over the past 12 months (ending April 2018). See More

7 Medications that Cause Nightmares and Disturbing Dreams

Dr. Sharon Orrange - June 05, 2018

Antidepressants, blood pressure drugs, and allergy medicines are some of the many popular medications that can affect your dreams, and not always in a good way.

Medications that influence the neurotransmitters in our brain — those same chemicals that affect our mood and alertness — often come with the reported side effect of causing disturbing dreams and nightmares. While nightmares occur in only 1–5% of folks using these medications, here is the list of the most common offenders. See More

I Just Found Out I’m Pregnant – What’s Next?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - April 23, 2018

You just took a urine pregnancy test and it’s positive, what should you do now? As a primary care doctor, many patients contact me before they’ve picked out an OB/GYN. The news of a positive test is an exciting time that often sends patients into a panic about what they should and shouldn’t be doing.

Here are the questions I’m asked all the time.

My urine test was positive. Do I need a blood test?

Generally, the urine tests are accurate enough to eliminate the need for a blood test. See More

Prozac Generic Recalled Due to Abnormal Testing Results

Roni Shye - February 21, 2018

Manufacturer Teva Pharmaceuticals has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of fluoxetine (Prozac), used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and panic attacks.

Why was fluoxetine recalled?

According to the FDA, one of the ingredients used to create the 10 mg fluoxetine tablet was not up to FDA standards. While the use of the product is not likely to have significant adverse health consequences, Teva has pulled certain lots of fluoxetine until they are up to FDA regulations. See More

10 of the Craziest Medication Side Effects

Dr. Sharon Orrange - December 19, 2017

While people usually benefit from the therapeutic effects of a medication, adverse events ranging from minor side effects to death may occur. Serious side effects are often unavoidable, coming without warning and something neither the folks who suffer them or their physician will ever forget. Here are ten of the craziest medication side effects.   

  1. Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (TEN). Picture someone who ends up in a burn unit after their skin sheds off due to a medication.
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Is Your Prescription Making You Tired?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - November 28, 2017

More than one in ten visits to a primary care doctor is for fatigue. Fatigue is composed of three major components: generalized weakness (difficulty in initiating activities), easy fatigability (difficulty in completing activities), and mental fatigue (difficulty with concentration and memory). While certainly not the only answer, medications may cause fatigue. Here are some of the common culprits.   

Beta Blockers

Beta-blockers wear many hats. See More

6 Alternatives to Opioids for Pain

Marie Beaugureau - November 16, 2017

Prescription opioids like oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, and morphine have long been considered some of the most helpful drugs for managing acute pain, where the body is immediately reacting to trauma or injury. Each year, over 200 million opioid prescriptions are given out in the United States.

Unfortunately, the rates of opioid abuse and overdose deaths have skyrocketed in recent years, leading healthcare providers and patients alike to be cautious about the use of opioids. See More

Could Your Meds Be Causing Diarrhea?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - November 06, 2017

Most diarrhea will resolve within 24 to 48 hours—if it’s caused by viral gastroenteritis (a stomach bug) or food borne illness. If your diarrhea is hanging on and not resolving, take a look at your medications. It can be challenging to identify which medication may be causing drug-induced diarrhea, especially if you’re taking multiple medications. Here are some well-known offenders commonly associated with drug-induced diarrhea. See More

Could Your Medication Be Causing Insomnia?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - May 30, 2017

Impaired sleep (insomnia) is a major complaint from patients in my practice, with huge personal and economic costs. When it comes to treatments for either difficulty going to sleep or staying asleep, looking for an easily reversible cause is the first step.

One of the first places to look: many drugs may affect the quality and duration of sleep. These 18 meds have been shown in studies to do just that. See More

These 15 Medications Can Cause a False Positive on Drug Tests

Dr. Sharon Orrange - November 15, 2016

We hear “false positive” as a defense from professional athletes all the time when it comes to drug screens—but unexpected results on drug tests really do happen.

A urine drug screen tests for the presence of certain illegal drugs and prescription medications. You may be more likely to be tested when applying for a job than when playing professional sports, but you could also be affected by a false positive. See More

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