I have been on Prozac for 2 years and recently I have been feeling like my heart is beating out of my chest dizziness scared just not feeling right I have done some research but there's nothing for people like me after 2 years it's kind of scaring me I feel like I need to go to the doctors and see what's going on with me I have PCOS and recently had a baby after 13 years and had to be put on Prozac for severe depression and taking Prozac make me feel a lot better but recently started to have periods regular after having my last baby and now I have not had my period for the last month I'm just wondering if I have a chemical imbalance again my child is now almost 2 and I had severe depression with him nobody really understands what I'm going through
It makes it hard when you are unable to understand your symptoms and you do not feel right. Good idea to check in with your doctor. Sometimes it helps to write all your symptoms down before going to see your doctor. People who have never had depression can have a hard time relating to it. Hopefully you will get some answers and support from this site and your doctor :)
I have experienced the heart palpitations as well but only occasionally. I don't ingest much caffeine but when that feeling starts I completely avoid caffeine. The pounding scares me. The less caffeine I consume the less I experience the palpitations. I hope this helps as it has helped me.
I would definitely get your hormones measured ASAP and take the appropriate medication to get and maintain a balance, you also need a CBC, Thyroid, A1c, homocysteine and MMA tests (and probably others). I would think PCOS before the Prozac being the problem since you've been on it for 2 years. Try and get a referral to an Endo from your GP and ask for Xanax or Ativan til then, if your hormones are off your entire body feels it and if your have pain get an Ultrasound done
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