Do you think fluoxetine

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I was feeling so bad before I started taking fluoxetine 9 weeks ago I was desperate to take this after success with it some years ago however as soon as I stared taking I wondered if I was doing the right thing and all my anxiety I started blaming fluoxetine for my anxiety and sensations headaches aches and si firth I am still struggling but I notice how many of us question fluoxetine and blame it for causing all this pain forgetting why we took it in the first place we become scared if it - do you think it could be we make it worse for ourselves by resisting the medication eventually I hope it will help me stop doing this does anyone have these thought ms how to give in and trust fluoxetine

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    Yes Julie I question floux as well , I've had a blippy week and felt I was slip pi g back,despite my increase 12 weeks ago , but my gp told me that they do work , but sometimes the anxiety over rides the effects , I'm terrified to even think if coming off them, but get scared when I have a setback , so who really knows !!!!! Cxxxx

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    Hi Julie ... don’t take this wrong way but ‘ stop thinking’ sorry had to just say that lol... but yeah I know just what you mean, think our minds DO worsen our symptoms and make us over think... I’m on 60 mg now, and feel great after 8+ months .. and when I went up each time, yeah I was scared who isn’t, but I just had to get on with it if I wanted to feel good, so that’s my view on it, think we could do with a switch at the side of hower heads to turn off then we wouldn’t worry so much..

    Keep going your doing great to get this far, you will turn that corner soon I’m sure 🤗x

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    Hi Julie,

    Yes I’m in week 11.  I switched in week 6 from Zoloft.  I’m finally seeing definite improvement.  It has been extremely hard.  8-9 weeks were terrible for me.  I started this for depression, but it caused me terrible anxiety from about week 4 until just a few days ago.  The last few days I haven’t had to take Xanax, which is a definite improvement.  I know from starting it last time over 20 years ago, this is what we have to go through unfortunately to feel better.  It’s a really slow process.  We will get there though.💕

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    Hi Julie,

    It’s funny you posted this. I had a neurologist appt about a week ago. She was asking me a ton of questions. I had started Prozac about a month before and many of my answers were, ‘yes, but I think that is side effect of the Prozac’. She finally said ‘Wow, you are blaming Prozac for a lot!’

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    I can always remember years ago the doc said you’d feel worse before you get betterxx
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