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Old 06-07-2007, 01:11 PM   #1
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Another Prozac Question

I started taking Prozac 20 mg about a week and a half ago. My appetite disappeared and extreme nausea set in, I lost 6 lbs in a week. Even with Ambien 10 mg at night I coldn't sleep through the night. The dizziness was also a problem. I found the symptoms getting worse and stopped taking it yesterday. My legs and arms have been tingling and "burning." My eyesight seems blurry, I've had suicidal thoughts (although I would not do it because of my daughters), I have no energy whatsoever........

A little background info.........I'm about 55 days into self CT detox from prescribed Vicodin 10/500's - 21 pills per day for chronic back pain. (Thanx doc for warning me of the addictive properties.) I took them for over a year, lost almost everything. It's been pure he*l!!!!! Thus the Prozac to treat the depression that comes along with detoxing.

I am at my wits end. Am supposed to start a new job next week, go for a drug test tomorrow and I can barely get out of bed after only a week of taking that *****!!!!!

Does anyone know how long these symptoms will last after taking it for such a short time?????? I was starting to feel decent physically, comparatively speaking, from the detox and then BAM!!!! Please help, I have a really hard time getting a hold of my doctor and I cannot go on feeling like this......

Thank you so much!!!!!!!!

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Old 06-07-2007, 01:25 PM   #2
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Re: Another Prozac Question

I took prozac for 10 days and then had to stop because of homicidal thoughts. This side effect went away about 36 hours after I stopped the prozac. Hope yours does too. Godbless

Old 06-07-2007, 01:30 PM   #3
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Re: Another Prozac Question

Marian - Thank you for the quick response......I feel so alone right now and just so terrible. I hope tomorrow brings a better day. I'm going to try some saltines and flat soda for the nausea. The thought of putting anything in my mouth right now just makes me want to gag. I mean, don't get me wrong..........what woman doesn't want to lose a few pounds, right - but this is horrible - I'd rather gain a bunch of weight than feel like this - I love food, I just feel so sick!!!!! And depressed. But I've tried just about every anti depressant out there and I'm just really sensitive to side effects, so I guess I'll suffer through the depression and maybe getting back to work will help with that.

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