It’s been almost 2 weeks I’m taking Prozac 20 mg and I don’t really notice much of a difference in my anxiety. I’m always in an anxious mood throughout my day and I can’t get anything done. How much longer do I have to endure this?
Hi, anijan! Unfortunately the antidepressant/anxiolytics don't work immediately so you need to try and be patient because the end result will be worth the wait. It's been long enough for you to start seeing some improvements in the next couple of weeks. Try to stay positive.
"Sleep, energy, or appetite may show some improvement within the first 1-2 weeks. Improvement in these physical symptoms can be an important early signal that the medication is working. Depressed mood, anxiety, and lack of interest in activities may need up to 6-8 weeks to fully improve.
Fluoxetine (Prozac) | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness"
Best regards, Wildcat
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