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Can I get back on Prozac/fluoxetine capsules? I got off it after surgery 3 years ago but am feeling the need to get back on it. Wondering if the capsules are time released and might not be recommended. If not, do I need to request a pill if it is available?

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You might discuss that with your surgeon's office.

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I have been taking them the whole time and they had me take my next dose the day after surgery.

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I also stayed on Prozac through surgery. My team said that i needed to be off the time-release medication for the first month and then I could go back on. Obviously, check with your team but if you feel the need to go back on your meds, talk to someone and do it :) You need to take care of your mental health as well as your physical health. If you neglect your mental health, it can effect your physical recovery. Best of luck!

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I saw my psychiatrist today and my Prozac isn't time-released, so it's okay. She said that because of my sleeve surgery I can't do time-released medication because nothing stays in the stomach long enough to release

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