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Prozac is an upper or downer?

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I’m wondering when most people take Prozac. I’ve been taking mine at night before bed and going to sleep but if it would work better in the morning I would like to know. Can you share your experience with Prozac please?

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I used to take Prozac years ago before my anxiety issues became very bad.......For me, it was fairly stimulating, so I took it in the morning.......Don't know what dose you're on, but I took 60mg...

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I've been on Prozac in the past (80mg at morning).

It is more of an "upper" than other SSRIs.
Technically it is classified as SSRI, but it does have direct and indirect effects on noradrenaline and dopamine as well. Not as much as SNRIs, but enough to make a difference.

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It made me sleepy in the beginning so I took it at night for a few weeks. Then the sleepiness wore off and I switched to morning. I find it activating.

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