... many of the side effects; nauseous, energy jolt, dry mouth, head pressure, fatigue and increased panic ( I think because of the side effects). I also take Ativan to help calm down. I understand that it takes weeks to get any benefit from the FL, and I am doing my best to stay upbeat - but sometimes it gets tough. I have spoken to my DR, and she reassures me that this is normal, and to try to continue the treatment. I need some words of encouragement from others that have gone thru this. Oh, one bright spot so far is that I sleep like a baby at night. I guess that's a start?