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Jay09

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Hey, I just started Fluoxetine 20mg about 3 weeks ago, what are the most common side effects? and how long did it take for it to start working as an antidepressant?

    • CozyVibez

      225d

      Common side effects include new or worsening suicidal thoughts, decreased libido, changes in appetite, insomnia or somnolence, nausea, and diarrhea. It takes about 2-4 weeks to begin feeling an effect and 6-8 weeks to achieve full effect.

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Based on the experiences shared, some common side effects of Fluoxetine (Prozac) include trouble falling asleep, headaches, and feeling groggy if a dose is missed. One user mentioned that when the medication wears off, it can result in a hard crash. As for how long it takes to start working, one user reported that it took between 10-14 days to feel the full effects of Prozac. However, everyone's experience with medication can be different.

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