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hey everyone. Dash here. I've been taking 40mg of Prozac for 6 weeks now every morning. I really don't feel a thing. no different. at first I think I felt more anxious and jittery. but now it just feels like any other day. no different. I've been dealing with a lot of personal family health issues, along with other stressors that caused me to seek help. and I have both anxiety and I guess depression. but I just don't feel any different after 6 weeks. any suggestions?

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    Hi Love

    I have also been taking fluoxetine for 6 weeks now and tom be honest dont feel much different, thought i'd be dancing a jig or something but not so! in fact i still feel a bit spaced out at times and my concentration span is nil (which is hard when your the boss at work!) i just cant seem to sit down for very long so i understand the jittery bit, im due back at my doctors in two weeks for my 8 week check so ill let you know how it goes was hoping to feel a lot better than i do please keep in touch and let me know how things are going good luck sharon xx

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    PS Dash,

    This site is awesome its been my lifeline to be honest so hope it helps for you.

    Sharon

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      Hi Sharon,

      I am new to Fluoxetine only been on it a week and to be honest i feel tired! may be its just my imagination and have not given it time yet, i was speaking to a colleague who is on these and she said to take them at tea time because when you start to feel tired you can go to bed! have you felt more tired on them and have you lost weight?

      Tanya

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      hi Tanya

      I hope your feeling better, i am on week 6 of fluoxetine and am still so tired love its a nightmare in work and i am the bosS LOL i also feel very sick so my apetite is non existant but when i saw the dr last week he said it was early days, i really dont know how im supposed to feel to be honest i was hoping i would be alot better by now, i never ever thought i would need AD'S ive alsways been a happy go lucky person full of life but it just crept up on me after the death of my dear mum she was only 58 and then i had a car accident then the menopause it just hit me but im hoping fluoxetine will make me feel normal again, this site is great its been my lifeline as i have so many side effects at one point i really thought i would come off them as i was dizzy, not sleeping ect but that side has got better so heres hoping........ please keep in touch and let me know how your getting on good luck tanya speak soon sharon xxx

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    i'm past the 6 week point now.  tomorrow will be 7 weeks.  it's hard to tell if i feel different, but my therapist tells me he can tell it's starting to work.  They say that combining Fluroxetine and Behavioral Therapy is the best way of dealing with depression and anxiety.  i'm trying!  The mornings are the hardest for me.  I feel melancholic when i get up, and i don't have the drive or energy i want to start my day with.  but i'm hopeful.  and i'm working hard at fixing myself.  i'm going to keep working and i'll keep you kind people posted. 

    sometimes i just can't tell if it's circumstances that are getting better and therefor i'm feeling less anxious, or it's just me and the circumstances are really the same.  that's my issue now.  silly one too, because it doesn't really matter as long as i'm starting to feel better and manage my worries better. 

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      Just keep taking them and thinking positive things will get better, don't over think things keep things simple and the day gets easier. If you get time in the day try and get some exercise and fresh air, i have joined a gym and i feel so much better once ive been and its helping me sleep a little longer. Stick with it.  we are always here to help keep going  T
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