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What Is A Natural Sedating Thing I Can Give My 32 Yr Old Autistic Daughter Her Behaviors Are Out Of Control

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Wow how does she stay awake on seroquel and clonazepam I take seroquel and temazapam to sleep but I can only take temazapam every other benzos make me crazy literally

Any Kids On Medication At A Young Age My Daughter Is 3. For Severe ASD Behaviors If So What’s Dosage Of Medication

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Oh that’s awesome. I Will ask about it today at her doctors appointment. Right now she is on Prozac 1 mg & I am seeing no difference. She been on it a month n a half as well. She was on Zoloft for… read more

Prozac For A 5 Year Old?

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My son's Doctor prescribed for him, Prozac (1 tsp/night) to make him tired and sleep through the night (sleep disorder). It would also calm him during the day. What do you know about giving a 5 year old Prozac?

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We use melatonin (available over the counter in the US) for a sleep aide for our insomniac. Prozac has been in her cocktail for way too long, and getting off of it has proven to be damn near… read more

Hi All. Any Feed Back On Early Stages (3weeks) Of Prozac In There Young Daughter Or Son (9years Old) Would Be Helpful.

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What Are The Most Effective Medications For Asperger's And Social Anxiety Disorder?

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My son is 19 years old. He has been diagnosed with Asperger's and Social Anxiety Disorder. From your personal experience, what medications worked the best? I was thinking maybe Xanax for anxiety and maybe Prozac?

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My daughter is on an anti-anxiety med along with cbt; she has tried to get off it many times and has made her peace with it that she will probably be on it for always. Her dad has an anxiety disorder… read more

Prozac

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Would anyone be willing to share their experiences with using prozac for anxiety with their autistic child. My son is 9 and moderately functional, verbal, but has a great deal of anxiety about going to school. Or separating from us (his parents) for activities.

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Prozac works for anxiety but I would trust your doctor's opinion. It takes about six weeks to kick in, and it doesn't work for everyone so he may need to try different antidepressants.

How Did Your Child Respond To Prozac?

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My 8 year old, who has beend diagnosed with PDD-NOW, is on Prozac for anxiety. She started on the lowest dose a month ago. We noticed no change in her behavior, except that she was more irritable. Last week, we upped the dose. She seems even more irritable and today screamed, I'm going to kill myself. I'm not sure that it was a serious threat and maybe just was the worst thing she could think of to scream to show her displeasure. I'm wondering if other children on Prozac have become… read more

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My daughter had a very similar experience with Prozac, I was very worried and stopped. We are still work on the right meds but Prozac is definitely not it

Does Anyone Know What The Side Effects Of Prozac Are Given To A 13 Year Old Boy With PDD?

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My 13 year old has PDD,nos. He was put on Prozac (generic) about 2 months ago. He has been taking it for anxiety which has cleared up. In the meantime he is regressing in other ways. He fights everything we ask, becoming more disrespectful, more childish, very hyper especially at night. He seems to be getting worst and worst where we don't even want to be with him because we don't know what to expect. Has anyone else experienced this with their child? Help! I honestly don't know what to do… read more

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Just as an FYI I am not a doctor but I can tell you it is important to be consist and with your med times because lets say you gave your child a dose before bed and then did it again early in the day… read more

Prozac

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My daughter is 11 and her SIB’s and maladaptive behaviors’ are increasing!! She is definitely going through puberty 🤦🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️ We are about to start a low dose of Prozac bc Medical Marijuana is not an option in my state which sucks because THC did amazing when tried once with an edible!! I would prefer this over any other prescribed drugs!! If it is legal in your state I highly recommend getting on it!! Please anyone give me feed back on Prozac!! She is also EXTREMELY OCD and SEVERE… read more

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Prozac another name for that I got told is floxatine . I had same extreme ocd and sever anxiety . Didn't get diagnosed back then but round 16 after secondary school . Your daughter is younger maybe… read more

My Daughter (15) Is Experiencing Extreme PMS. Autism Symptoms Spike With Cycle. Thoughts? Advice? Medication Recommendations?

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She is on Prozac already. Thanks!