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Re: Do SSRI's reduce focus?

Re: Do SSRI's reduce focus?2010-09-11T17:28:18+00:00

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Hi, I am currently taking 40 mg/day of Prozac for social anxiety/depression. I was taking 20 mg of Zoloft from March 2009 to June 2010 but I was advised to switch to Prozac to get a better handle on my impulsiveness problems.

Out of all the medications I’ve tried both Zoloft and Prozac were the best medications I’ve taken with very little side-effects and very effective at combating social anxiety/depression. I have also done CBT group therapy and individual therapy and this has been extremely helpfull in getting me to face the fears and become de-senzitised to them. The behaviour changes that the medication facilitated have been fantastic. The problem is that the SSRI’s have never address any of the ADHD like symptoms I experience and I experience really horrible fatigue.

I am in the process of being assessed for ADHD and wanted to know if there are any problems with taking 40mg of Prozac and either Concerta or Adderall XR?