I was taking 10mg Prozac for two weeks and was starting to feel really good. Doctor then decided to bump me up to 20mg. Today is my 6th day on the 20mg and I feel anxiety and depression is worse. Is it possibly just my body readjusting to the increase? I just don't know.
There is a recommended dosage to treat specific symptoms when dealing with anxiety and depression. For instance the dosage for the relief of depression is... 30mg. of Prozac. You were at 10 which is not enough to relieve your symptoms. The 10 mg is just to introduce the body to the medication and slowly increase it to its treating dosage. The 30mg. I suggested was just an example not fact. It could be actually more. Your doctor knows for sure. You will feel even better than the 10mg. made you feel... Trust in God and hang in there. I am taking an anti depressant medication and it is making me feel anxious. It is a side effect of the medication that I hope will soon go away once my body adjust to it. I have good and bad days... yet I am hopeful. Manager 5
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