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I have been diagnosed with OCD and General Anxiety Disorder. To help cope with my severe panic attacks, I have been prescribed 25mg of Fluoxetine. I started taking it on Friday, and so far my anxiety has only gotten worse, to add to that I just passed out because of a panic attack about 20 minutes ago. My main phobia is getting sick and vomiting, and for the past few days I suspect the medication has been giving me a sick bell,throwing me into attack into attack, its a vicious cycle. To add to that, I have to start going back to school tomorrow and my grades are very poor, giving me a lot of stress. To make things even more stressful I have not been sleeping well due to my attacks. I am contimplating to stop taking Fluoxetine completely, even though my parents and therapist Have told me to take it for the next two weeks so that my body can adjust. I really don't know what to do at this point, I know if I keep taking my medication, I will most likely keep having attacks. My worst fear is that I am going to have an attack while i'm at school, those are always the worst. I do want to get better though, just knowing I can finally help rid myself of my anxiety and OCD tendencies makes me want to try to push through this. I don't have exactly the most...supportive family to go talk to at the moment, hence why I am here writing about my issues. I guess I want some input on what I should do in this situation, because quiet frankly, I don't know. Also I would like to know generally how long these side effects occur before the actual effects start to happen. Thanks a bunch for reading.
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