Dream changes effect of Fluoxetine

We have 572 consumer reports for Fluoxetine. Dream changes effect occurred in 4%.

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Fluoxetine Circle Diagram 22 consumers of 572 reported about Dream changes

  1. Mack J. Herbert says:
    4.0 rating

    Fluoxetine for Social phobia; Depression

    I have been taking fluoxetine for 3 months. Since I was very afraid of taking it, we started with 2.5mg daily, then 5mg, then 10mg and currently I am at 15mg daily. Nausea did not appear due to this small increase, but other side effects I am currently struggling with. Dizziness, tiredness, big pupils and blurred vision. I used to sleep like a stone and today sleep very restless, sweat and dreams very much and real. Maybe I finally start to process things? But I feel exhausted and tired all day. But my leg cramps, which I otherwise had very often, have already subsided.

  2. Mary M. Morton says:
    3.0 rating

    Fluoxetine for Burnout syndrome; Depression

    After diagnosis of depression caused by burn-out treatment by 20mg fluoxetine. After 7 months no significant improvement in symptoms, especially the physical, noticeable. Falling asleep, very lively dreams, nocturnal sweating, vertigo, lack of drive, difficulty concentrating, tiredness, nausea right after taking the drug. Weight loss also not recorded;). My doctor had actually promised me that about 1.5 weeks after the start of receipt, I would feel as if a switch was put in me, so that in the morning, for example, I could easily get out of bed. Unfortunately, the desired effect did not materialize and now I am switching to another drug to control the depression.

  3. Miriam P. Cameron says:
    2.5 rating

    Fluoxetine for Drive disorders; Depression

    I took fluoxetine for a year to get a grip on my depression and my diminished drive. I started with 10mg, so relatively ‘soft’, immediately got a few hours after taking the side effects. It started with nausea and dizziness. i had a beer with a friend that evening and almost fell over. I just made it home. alcohol was taboo since then (after about 2 months I drank slowly and carefully again a bit of alcohol). I could hardly ride any more, got panic attacks, respiratory problems, circulatory problems – but massive. the appetite was reduced relatively strong (at least in the beginning, -4kg), taste changes, etc. extreme dreams, very filmy and confused, which I found rather interesting. the side effects sounded out relatively quickly. Only for alcohol did I react badly for a relatively long time. extremely fast drunk, so much that I immediately fell asleep, or gave myself and then fell asleep, bad headache, total film break (I woke up and knew who, where nor, nor what I was) – so be careful with the enjoyment of alcohol the dose was then increased to 20mg after about 3 months, and then 40mg 4 weeks later. this happened after consultation with my psychiatrist, and on my own request, since I hardly felt any improvement. with 40mg it was a bit better, but the effect was quite minimal. After less than a year, I often forgot to take the intake, consumed relatively high doses of amphetamine (speed) to wake me up, and to be focused. Of course, I was aware that drugs in a therapy are absolutely taboo. I talked about it with my therapist and they talked about ADHD because I did not consume speed to go to parties and be high. I used it as I said to be focused. she suggested ritalin to me, but not really prescribable in germany, and alone the ADHD test at a doctor costs around 250 euro. complete nonsense of my view. (I’m studying psychology myself, so I’m not a non-specialist) then I was proposed edronax. I take this now for 2 weeks. So far, I can not say anything except cold feeling in arms and legs. Conclusion on the subject fluoxetine – no to little effect. possibly due to misdiagnosis.

  4. Miriam R. Gordon says:
    4.5 rating

    Fluoxetine for Depression

    I had to take fluoxetine for 10 months. I am a 16 year old girl and was treated for depression. The following happened: – I lost 11 pounds (from 59 to 48 !!) – my headaches have increased to migraines, which I am not going to break today! – I have not slept through the night for the last 5 months, until today I have sleep problems. – If I slept super-sweet, I had incredibly real and scary dreams, – anxiety, panic attacks and paranoia were part of everyday life. The only positive was that I no longer had suicidal thoughts.

  5. Effie M. McAllister says:
    4.5 rating

    Fluoxetine for Dizziness; Anxiety disorders

    I got fluoxetine for another drug (with a similar effect as it is said not to increase). I am overweight and therefore this motivation was important enough to change the drug. Unfortunately, I have noticed that since then some side effects have set in and I had no improvement over the previous preparation in terms of my dizziness and my associated anxiety disorder. The side effects started with daily heat attacks and sweats on the head, but in which the body was freezing cold. These have meanwhile settled down and only occur about every 3 days. In addition, I have an extreme need for sleep and rest, I sleep as soon as I have the opportunity. I dream very real and intense and often wake up at night. I think I would accept that, the drug would help me with my initial discomfort, but if it helps, it will only slightly. I’ll probably talk again with my neurologist, who has recommended to me after my complaint about the drug (sweat after 6 weeks) instead of half a tablet a whole. Unfortunately, it does not work (another 8-10 weeks ingestion) …