Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
Prozac/Fluoxetine
I'm on 5mg, why am I so tired/sedated? (day 4)
I've been told to move up 5mg every week till I reach 20mg, then stick to that, will my tiredness increase the higher dose I go up? I thought Prozac was supposed to make you feel restless, etc etc.
Cancel
1 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Avatar universal
It does take several weeks for these types of medications to start working.  It may just be your body adjusting to the medication.  Depression causes extreme tiredness as well.  If this doesn't improve within a few weeks you need to contact your doctor about it.  Prozac may not be the right medication for you but unfortunately we don't know until we try it. Prozac shouldn't make you feel restless, and is one of the better antidepressants out there.  But you could call your doctor and ask about the tiredness, they are used to hearing from us when we start a new medication and they want, and need to know how it's affecting us. Things should improve with time after this adjustment period.  I wish you the best!
Comment
Cancel
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Recent Activity
3197167 tn?1348972206
Blank
clean_in_ks commented on photo
2 hrs ago
1742220 tn?1331360327
Blank
meegWpaw commented on photo
2 hrs ago
242912 tn?1402547092
Blank
Jade59 commented on Jade59's status
4 hrs ago
Blank
Anxiety Tracker
Track Anxiety Symptoms
Start Tracking Now
Top Anxiety Answerers
Avatar m tn
Blank
LRon
MI
358304 tn?1409713092
Blank
cnote
na, MO
Avatar m tn
Blank
Paxiled
Arlington, VA
675718 tn?1449992146
Blank
drifter0213
El Paso, TX
Avatar f tn
Blank
Gemfly
1699033 tn?1443113373
Blank
JGF25
Somewhere in, MD
Anxiety Community Resources
Top Anxiety Answerers
Avatar m tn
Blank
LRon
MI
358304 tn?1409713092
Blank
cnote
na, MO
Avatar m tn
Blank
Paxiled
Arlington, VA
675718 tn?1449992146
Blank
drifter0213
El Paso, TX
Avatar f tn
Blank
Gemfly
1699033 tn?1443113373
Blank
JGF25
Somewhere in, MD