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General Info on Anti-Depressant Side Effects

I see a lot of posts of concerns of side effects of anti-depressant medications. Personally, I think all side effects suck and am thinking of getting off meds. I have OCD and have tried 4-5 SSRI/ SSRNIs over 20 years (one at a time). One med I took, Luvox, I didn't take for a week (I'm THAT lazy) and started being stuck in side effects. Very very bad anxiety and restless arms/legs that made me pace and go for walks to distract me. Couldn't sleep or sit still due to the feeling. Even cried. Went to emergency room a couple times for shakiness bothering me so bad. Tried lowering Luvox. Tried upping it. Couldn't get back to where symptoms went away. What I discovered through the Luvox experience is don't lower dose and gradually go back to dose you were supposed to be on...

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luvox what dose are you on please help

How long did it take to work and how long are you on it for what are you taking it for please help ## Please respond someone ## Hi Theresa, According to an article I found by the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists, patients taking Luvox (fluvoxamine) may begin to see signs of improvement in appetite, energy, and sleep, within the first 1-2 weeks of use. It goes on to state that symptoms of depression may require up to 6-8 weeks before noticing a full improvement. So from what I understand, it really depends on the severity of each case. Apparently the dose can also range anywhere from 50mg all the way up to 300mg. But only you & your doctor can effectively determine what amount is right for you. I hope this info helps!

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Iuvox

Please tell me how long it took luvox to work please anyone out there take it what is your dose ## According to the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists, patients taking Luvox (fluvoxamine) could begin to see signs of improvement in appetite, energy, and sleep, within the first 1-2 weeks of use. They go on to state that symptoms of depression may require up to 6-8 weeks before noticing a full improvement. So from what I understand, it really depends on how severe each condition may be. Apparently the dose can also range anywhere from 50mg all the way up to 300mg. But only you & your doctor can effectively determine what amount is right for you. I hope this helps!

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luvox users please help

Do you use luvox please let me know if it works and how long it took to work ## Hello, Theresa! How are things going with you? Luvox contains the active ingredient Fluvoxamine, it is an antidepressant that is also used to treat anxiety and OCD. Like other medications in this class, it takes about 4 to 6 weeks to reach its full level of efficacy in your body. Learn more Luvox details here. Are there any other questions or concerns?

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Does anyone use luvox please reply

Does anyone use luvox I am cross tapering from paxil to luvox please let me know if you take luvox ## Please any luvox users out there let me know your experience please ## Hi Theresa, I haven't personally used Luvox before but I can link you to a couple threads where users discuss their experiences with the medication. Discuss/restless-sleep-vivid-dreaming-fatigue-219483.htm"_blank Discuss/Comparison-of-LUVOX-CR-to-regular-Luvox-230469.htm"_blank You may want to post in both of these threads in order to get more feedback. Just be aware, everyone reacts to medication differently so even if a certain brand works wonderfully for one person and they recommend it to you, that doesn't necessarily mean it will work as great for you. I hope this helps!

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How long does it take luvox to work

Is there. A dose you have to reach before it works ## Hello, Theresa! How are you? Usually, there is a minimum and maximum effective dose, but they are not the same for everyone. It's going to vary from person to person. One person may do well and get great results from the lowest dose available, but someone else may require the highest. There are also people that it may not work for, at all. Learn more Luvox details here. I've responded to several of your posts about the various medications, which ones have you actually tried? Are they just not working for you? ## I have tried many Effexor Zoloft lexapro also used abilify as an add on for a short time and zyprexa for a short time added on. I was most recently on paxil and now am tapering to luvox I never here from you again can...

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White pill with slot on one sine with 291 & S on other side

I found 2 white pills with a S on one side with a arrow under it it has a slot on the other side with 291 on both sides of the slot it is medium size pill I found them in my sons pocket in a bag ## From what I'm finding, this is listed as containing 50mgs of Fluvoaxmine, sold under the brand name Luvox in Canada, it is an antidepressant. Learn more Fluvoxamine details here. Have you asked him about it?

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restless sleep/vivid dreaming/fatigue

I just started Luvox following recommendation from Psychiatrist- following 2 yr Rx of Zoloft less effective re: anxiety and obsessive behavior/ persistent intrusive thoughts. As of 1st week sleep has been restless vivid dreaming. Dr. stated I may be tired throughout daytime hours, and I have been spacey. Med prescribed for bedtime. Hoping for results and shared thoughts ## Luvox contains the active ingredient Fluvoxamine, which is also an SSRI antidepressant. The side effects you've described are common for this type of medication and should start to wear off, as your body adjusts to the medication. Learn more: Does anyone have experience using this medication?

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m412

luvox ## The pill which you are describing is Fluvoxamine maleate (50 mg). Fluvoxamine is widely prescribed to treat major depressive disorder, and anxiety disorders such as obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), panic disorder, social phobia, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). More details about this medication are available at: Do you have any other questions or information to add? Please post back if you do...

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Luvox description and color of pill

greenish-blue Capsule(small) v 2732 ## The pill in description is Chlordiazepoxide + Clidinium (5 mg - 2.5 mg). To view information about this drug, please click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do.

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