Racing Heart Beat on Day 13

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I just had a racing heart beat out of nowhere. I am on day 13 of Prozac after a break of a year (was on it for almost 20 years). Has anybody else had this? I started to panic so took 4mg of diazepam which has calmed me down slightly.


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    Ya totally get it. Was on Prozac and doxepin for 6 years. Took a 6 month break and back on it. It gives me rapid heart beat at random times. Sometimes I know why and other times it’s out of nowhere. I think I have to ask my doctor to go back to my original combination. There’s a reason it worked I guess. But I’m here to talk. Cuz I’m right there with ya .
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      Hello Tina,

      Why did you take a break? I took a break without telling anybody. Regretting at leisure wink Day 14 tomorrow and looking forward to breaking the back of this Prozac initiation gremlin.

      We're all in this together smile

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      I was on Prozac and doxepin for 6 years and the combo cashes me to gain 50lbs. And after 6 years I was like most people “I think I don’t need it anymore” or maybe I need a change. So doctor put me on Wellbutrin -I didn’t like welburtin so I stopped talking cold turkey like an idiot and things in my life stressed me out big time and sent me into a bad anxiety ridden episode so then I decided to back on Prozac. 😕. So we’ll see. I know it takes a long time for it to kick in. The first time I ever started Prozac it took 6-8 weeks. So know that it’s normal. 

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      What day are you on Tina? I sure hope it doesn't take 8 weeks. I have stuff going on too and don't feel strong enough to address it until I am back to being me. 8 weeks takes me in to February sad

      Yeah I thought I didn't need it anymore. Was on 40mg and just stopped. Lesson learnt.

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