How Long Do Side Effects From Prozac Last?

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i've been weened off cymbalta & given prozac in it's place . i was taking 20mg. while i was still weening off cymbalta .i'm in the 3rd week now & the dr said that it takes 4 weeks to really get full effect . that will be on mon.of next week. about 5 days ago he uped my dose to 40 mg. as i am really suffering bad withdrawal from cymbalta about 3 weeks now & side affects from prozac . i'm getting panic attacks as i also suffer from panic disorder. the last 5 yrs. since i lost my mother .i even had to go on disabilty as i wasn't able to function at all any more . i manged to work for 25 yrs. at the same distribution center . but, i have always suffered with depression & had a complete nervous break down in 1985 .was in the hostipal for months & given shock treatments. i had alot of nervousness 7 took xanax for a good twenty yrs. but, i was only taking it as needed . but over the yrs. when the panic attacks started it stopped working for me even though i was taking 1 mg. 3x a day . then was i taken to the er real bad one night . and they gave me ativan . it worked good & stopped my attacks .for about 6 months & was taking cymbalta that helped & then it stopped working after 3 months . so iwa put back on xanax again & prozac . just though if anyone out can help that would be great thanks so much . silverfox



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kelly Says:

I was told to stop Cymbalta after 3 years/it stopped helping and just start Prozac 20mg. I was so nervous couldn't sit still very panicky this morning. I was so afraid to start taking it and don't know why. I had to do something b/c I was getting more and more depressed. Please someone give me some great news about this med. I can't afford to gain weight either. Please Please tell me something good.

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