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Hi I am new to this site, but i dont know where to turn. I have been on 20mg fluoxetine for 4 weeks now, i have had every single side effect listed. My anxiety went off the scale, I was pacing the floor at 3am, my husband has been amazing. I had terrible thoughts of harming myself and others, that has all stopped now. GP gave me 2mg diazepam to help me through it which i think really did help. I am so tired all the time. I get the kids out to school and come home and go straight back to bed. I have been signed off work with another injury, i have not told anyone i was suffering from anxiety. I really hoped i woudl start to see some positive results now, 4 weeks in and still nothing except side effects, they yawning is ridiculous. I feel like I am worse on this medication than i was before i started taking it. The anxiety has decreased, the really bad side effects have def decreased. but i feel like i am letting my family down, I have no motivation to do anything, everything is a struggle. Sorry for ranting so much but i dont know what to do, is this normal? some people have said they felt better after 2 weeks, what is wrong with me? I dont want to stop taking them as I still feel they might start working for me, but i am not sure how much more i can take.
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