Fluoxetine may cause problems in newborns following delivery if it is taken during the last months of pregnancy. Keep all appointments with your doctor. Hi Sally Hope things are going a litle better for you just wamted yo say hope you have a great holiday try rest and enjoy yourself Tina x Report this. Continue to take fluoxetine even if you feel well.
We have included lots of information about each medicine - but if you want all the details, please look at the patient information leaflet - which is inside every pack. I know they are taught all of this, but it's just not their "specialty" Only my opinion.
Sign In or Register. You might not be able to concentrate very well, and may feel sleepy, in the first few days after taking fluoxetine — do not drive a car, ride a bike or operate machines until you see how this affects you.
At first, the nerve cells sense this increase in serotonin levels and start to release less serotonin in order to keep the levels the same. The verdict isn't in, but many studies have found that people who use sleeping pills, whether prescribed or over-the-counter, had a higher chance of getting dementia. I will keep you posted!
View all 3 comments Add your Comment. We serve over 4 million readers per month, and have costs like all popular websites: The hard part was coming home to home that had been cleaned but everything had been moved touched and reorganized and knowing my mom worked so hard she wore herself out made me feel worse. Symptoms of overdose may include the following: Another light at thhe end of the tunnel! Your doctor may start you on a low dose of fluoxetine and gradually increase your dose.
If you get side-effects that you cannot live with, then talk to your doctor about other options.
Asked 17 Aug by dawniebabie26 Active 5 Feb Topics prozacdepressionpost traumatic stress disorderanxietyobsessive compulsive disorderpanic disorderanxiety and stress Details:. Glad to see you are going to psychiatrist. The easiest way to lookup drug information, identify pills, check interactions and set up your own personal medication records.
See your doctor if you want to stop fluoxetine or have side effects after stopping it. What can I do to sleep at night? You must be wened of them if ever you want to stop. Also, if you stop taking fluoxetine too soon, there is more chance that your mental health symptoms will come back. It's our better to take it at night or in the morning?
Yours is a very inspiring post for me! You will prob also have the odd bad days but so does everyone. If you are feeling better after a few days, this may not be something to worry about, however since you are taking drugs that can cause long term damages or worseit seems like a great idea to communicate with the prescribing physician immediately to report your symptoms.
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