can fluoxetene cause stomach and digestive issues?

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been on 20mg of fluoxetene for almost 4 months, i experienced terrible side affects and nausea. that has now passed but i have developed stomach issues on and off such as indigestion, alot of gas and sometimes feel it in my back. can fluoxetene cause these changes or is it unrelated?

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    Dear Emma

    This is me too. I am so scared that it's something awful. I would rather it be side effects. As worrying that i am terminally ill is making my anxiety increase.

    Hope you are ok?

  • Posted

    hi, in similar situation, just started thread about my digestive problems on fluoxatine. i see you posteda while back but can you share some updates when you get a chance?

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    been on it for two years now and i still feel the same disgestive issues i get really bad bloating and gas pains. not sure if its related but driving myself crazy the last week thinking theres something really wrong with me !

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      Hi Emma, I've heard a couple of instances with this side effect, but for a few months as it settles down. I'd suggest going to the doctor and discussing it as it could be a separate issue, though I suspect it probably is the tablet. I had it with a specific batch of the generic meds from Cyprus, the chemist seems to get different ones each time. Could be you're still worrying about things, maybe discuss a small dosage increase with the doctor?

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