is anyone else experiencing this? will the headaches pass?
Hi, unfortunately when you start an SSRI you will experience induction side effects, such as you have mentioned. The best thing you can do is to treat the symptoms while you are going through this process, which can last about 4 weeks, give or take. Ask your doctor if they will prescribe a short course of sleeping tablets, such as Zopiclone. And use Paracetamol and/or Ibuprofen for the headaches. Hoping you are feeling better very soon!
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