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I am on Plaquenil, and my doctor wants me to take an antidepressant (specifically Prozac) for both depression and anxiety. I am scared to mix antidepressants and Plaquenil due to reading that these can possibly interact, but I’m tired of suffering from mental health issues. Does anyone safely take Plaquenil with an antidepressant? Prozac to be specific, or any of the SSRIs? Thank you so much in advance.
Lupus fatigue sucks! On top of that I'm on Prozac which also makes you sleepy! I will sometimes sleep for 12 hours a day, even when I'm not having a flare up(it only gets worse during flare ups)... Anyone found anything that works for them to ease this
I started having depression few yrs ago. It comes and goes. I dont take any prescription for it. Ive read some people with lupus have depression but because having to deal with symptoms of lupus and or taking certain medication could cause depression. My thing is that my lupus symptoms are not that bad like the stories of lupus patients that i have read.i am not taking any medication for my lupus so i know thats not causing my depression. Could… read more
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