i have recently started brittalex antidepressant and feeling low on it. Is it normal to feel more lower when starting an antidepressant and will it stop after a while? I am yet to find an antidepressant that helps lift mood
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hi I cant answer about this particular medication but I think with most you might experience these sort of symptoms in the beginning.
I have no experience with this particular med but what you're exposing and experiencing is normal. You can feel worse for approx 2 weeks in done cases then start to pick up if those meds are the right ones for you. You should then feel the full benefits by the three month mark. It's a long road and does take some trial and error....and patience ❤️ you will get there though. I had to try s couple before I found the right one for me x
Thanks you. I find I feel really low after a 3to 4 weeks and sink right down. I have given up at this point as that feeling is very scary. Guess can reach out on here as need to get over that sticky part
If it is an SSRI then and you don't feel any better then you obvs don't need more serotonin in which case you would Prob do better on a dopamine reuptake inhibiter such as wellbrutin dopamine gives you a lift and a can do attitude
Thanks Lilly but in the UK, don't have wellbrutin
Everyone reacts to Medication differently. It might not be for you? Speak to your doctor about changing it. I've changed several times.