Hi, yes it is normal unfortunately. There is an induction period of 4 weeks when starting antidepressants. During this, you are getting used to the medication and may experience side effects, such as you mentioned. Some people will start feeling better before this time however, everyone is different. I went 3 weeks, feeling very depressed, so my doctor increased my dose, and i immediately felt better. If you are experiencing low mood, worrying thoughts, please contact your doctor right away. I don't mean to worry you, just to inform you of the possibilities. I hope you are feeling better soon!
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