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scotsgal
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Date Joined Feb 2007
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   Posted 2/28/2007 4:09 AM (GMT -7)   
 
Hello everyone. Just a quick post to ask a couple of questions. I have been on 10mg a day of fluexotine for 3 weeks now. Anyway my bosses said to me they have noticed I've been going off into worlds of my own, not paying attention and forgetting things, basically being vacant at work a lot of the time. Also I notied last night watching tv that I could'nt make out what the person was saying. The tv was loud and the persons voice clear but it was like I couldn't take it all in an it was very irratating! Is this symptoms of depression(which, yes i've been diagnosed with for 3 months now)?
 
Thanks 

LondonGirl22
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Date Joined Jan 2006
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   Posted 2/28/2007 4:26 AM (GMT -7)   
These can be symptoms of depression yes. Loss of concentration is definatley a symptom of depression. You are on a low dose of fluoxitine and have only being taking it for 3 weeks so it may not have properly kicked in yet.
The usual starting dose for fluoxitine is 20mg but some doctors prefer to start on a lower dose and build up.

I think you should maybe go back to your doctor and explain how you are feeling and the comments that people have made about your concentration and see what he says. He may increase your dosage slightly. One the medication starts working fully you should start to notice a difference in yourself but unfortunatly it doesnt happen overnight.

Take care

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