Is Prozac Addictive?

Prozac, which is a brand name for the generic drug called fluoxetine, belongs to a class of antidepressants called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs. This prescription medication has helped many people suffering with the symptoms of depression, anxiety disorder, panic disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder. SSRIs like Prozac generally cause few side effects, but…

Addicts Will Always Find a Way to Get High

Are addiction vaccines the “magic bullet” we’ve been looking for to reduce the damage drugs do to society? Can the new “abuse-resistant” forms of prescription painkillers help stem the tide of the prescription drug abuse epidemic? Writing for PsychCentral, Elements Behavioral Health’s CEO David Sack, M.D. argues that the answer to both is an emphatic…