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koslin14

905d

How bad, if any, is the onset of the worsening mood/thoughts when beginning fluoxetine? I know lexapro made me cry like crazy when I started but that's it, also made my palpitations worse but I was told fluoxetine was lower risk for that if you believe your doctors these days.. I'm currently on klonopin daily but need a better pick me up supposedly with constant mood swings and stress I'm killing myself slowly leading to a stroke probably. any thoughts?

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    • lovepizza6

      903d

      It took about 3 months to work. Definitely felt worse before better

    • lovepizza6

      903d

      It took about 3 months to work. Definitely felt worse before better

    • DoctorStrangeS1mp

      903d

      I didn’t really have any of these issues when STARTING fluxotine When missing it accidentally for more than one day I have ALOT of these issues though.

    • NickelThePickle

      904d

      I did totally fine with fluoxetine! Haven’t noticed any physical or mental side effects. I am still on a pretty low dose right now though, 30 mg.

    • Naomibaby

      904d

      The Prozac with Wellbutrin was my magic cocktail. But you absolutely should consider it you don’t already making sure you take it every day at the same time and not right before bed. Seems like common sense but I use to take it in the morning even though I work night shifts and got really bad imbsomnia. Then I would just take it when I would wake and the side effects were so bad bc it wasn’t at the same time everyday. Make sure you stay hydrated. I swear Wellbutrin sucks the water out of your brain and meds will trigger side effects if you don’t hydrate enough. I did t have a lot of crazy moods but do keep a diary of symptoms and how you felt morning noon and night. Prozac can trigger suicidal thoughts and really manic mood swings so be on the look out and record it so you have info for your doctor

    • Mikayla.gg_

      904d

      I had no worsening mood/thoughts but I was much more tired. Wishing you the best :)

    • TheDreamingKind

      905d

      fluoxotine is ok for me. i don't know that it does anything[I didn't notice any significant changes], but there are no side effects for me so far. i take 30 mg.

    • Rosieroo

      905d

      Fluoxetine made me throw up

    • second_johnny

      905d

      My personal experience with fluoxetine/Prozac has been pretty good so far. I haven’t had any serious/significant side effects from it up until I increased my dosage to 120 mg. That’s when I started to really feel the effects of the medication and it affected the way I did stuff through out the day because it made me feel really out of it. Regarding the palpitations, Prozac doesn’t have any effect on that, at least from my experience. Nothing is really ever impossible when it comes to side effects as medications affect everyone differently. Im not a medical professional or anything but I would say give it a shot, but definitely look out for any serious sudden side effects if you’re considering it. You got this :)

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