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Old 12-05-2006, 04:16 PM   #1
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I've been on Fluoxetine (40mg per day) for over a year now and nothing's changed. Why? What's wrong with me? I still feel so low and down all the time. When do I start feeling better?

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Old 12-05-2006, 04:34 PM   #2
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Re: nothing's changed

It could be your on the wrong med. Most people go through a number of antidepressants before finding one that works. I say go talk to your doc

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Old 12-05-2006, 06:47 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by julie6672
I've been on Fluoxetine (40mg per day) for over a year now and nothing's changed. Why? What's wrong with me? I still feel so low and down all the time. When do I start feeling better?
Maybe counseling will help you feel better.

Old 12-06-2006, 02:21 PM   #4
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Talk to your doctor. Time for a new path.

Old 12-07-2006, 12:45 AM   #5
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Re: nothing's changed

30% dont even respond to fluoxetine...I would talk to them about switching medications.


Old 12-07-2006, 07:36 AM   #6
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I'd suggest finding a doctor who takes an aggressive approach. I think a good psychiatrist is the best choice. They have a well rounded knowledge of depression. There are many effective treatments. I think combining as many as possible gives the best chance for significant improvement.

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