Extreme tiredness on fluoxeting for 7 weeks.....will it get better??

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I've been on fluoxetine for almost 7 weeks, 20mg for 4 weeks then increased to 40mg for almost 3 weeks.  The tiredness is debilatating, I am constantly exhausted......does this get better or will I always feel like this?

?Any advice will be much appreciated.

Donna xx

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    It does get better but takes time I changed on to flux from sertraline in Jan and I'm only now starting to feel ok ! Best advice is just listen to you body if your tired

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      Thanks Scooosh,

      ?This gives me some hope!! Im so tired and don't feel like doing anything.....my husband is getting annoyed as he likes to be out and about all the time but i just have no energy at all xx

       

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      Go get your Vitamin B12 and iron and Vit D checked as well..... these tablets do make you tired I find once they settle in.... but you may be low in something else and need a boost.
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      Thanks Scooosh,

      ​I was severely deficient in Vit D (found on a routine blood test) so I have been on medication ever since for that.  Do I need to have a blood test for B12? or are there vitamins I can buy over the counter?

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