Prozac and sleep

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Suzy35
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   Posted 9/30/2006 5:52 AM (GMT -7)   
My doc put me on prozac, it's only been to days, so I know it will take a bit of time things to settle down, but I haven't been able to sleep the last two nights. Is this normal and will it finally even out? I watched quite a few hours on the clock go by and I'm feeling it today.

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   Posted 9/30/2006 6:09 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Suzy, I was on Prozac a few years back and didnt have favorable reaction to it.  You may want to give your doc a call and let them know your not sleeping and perhaps they can add Lunesta or something like that shorterm until the Prozac gets in your system and levels off for you.  It isnt going to be something that you want to let go by too long as not sleeping can greatly effect depression symptoms....let us know how you do...take care

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Suzy35
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   Posted 9/30/2006 10:20 AM (GMT -7)   
It got in a bit of a nap this morning and it has helped a bit. Now I'm trying to get some stuff done around the house. I'd like to not nap anymore today, so that I will hopefully sleep tonight.

Sammysorvik
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   Posted 9/30/2006 8:50 PM (GMT -7)   
Prozac can keep you awake but so can depression.  Remember most people do have sleep problems when they are depressed.  Try taking it in the morning that may help. Usually side effects go away after a few days.  If you still can't sleep call your DR. YOu may need a sleep aide.  I know you probaly don't like the idea of having to take pills.  Remember the pills are there to help you get threw a bad time. Most people don't stay on them for life. Give this some time you will get better. The meds do work.
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