Nov 15, 2007
My son has been on prozac 20mg for 2 years and has recently developed an involuntary movement with his mouth. If he goes off the medication will it stop?
| Response from Dr. Horwath
Prozac can occasionally cause involuntary movements, but not typically after 2 years of treatment. HIV can also cause movement disorders due to its neurologic effects. If he can tolerate a short interruption of his Prozac, that would be one way to determine if the movements are related to the Prozac or not.
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