Had a dosage increase a week ago think it's kicking in now because I can't sleep I've been up since 2:30 I don't know if I'm coming or going I can't stop thinking about my health my arms feel weak anyone get this way when they up there Med
Upped Prozac 20 mg a week ago: Had a dosage... - Anxiety Support
Yes . I woke up during the night petrified . Or I'm fhinkijgncomstanglg apmefgijgnwrong with me etc. I'm on Prozac 20 mg bit then again I was good for awhile when I was on it and then stopped it for two weeks and here I am. Lesson learned don't stop the meds . Your not alone I get that way not sleeping through the night etc
Trust me I know what you mean. I literally can't stand myself right now. It's like it goes and comes. One minute I'm dying or something's happening to me the next minute I'm fine , but I have pressure in my head which my necks been hurting so idk if it's from that or not ... I also started blood pressure meds so maybe my bp was alittle high. I'm trying like hell not to give in and make a dr appt but I think I really might I have pressure under my eyes too so immaybe a sinus infection. All I mow is being away from home working an hr away and driving 120 miles a day sucks. I wish this would all just go away already
And the pressure in the eyes I would say is definitely from the sinus and the pressure in the head could be from the neck muscles. I've been working at a desk 40 hours a week for 16 years my neck muscles my trap muscles my arm muscles are so tight I have carpal tunnel I always get big knots on my back so going to the neurologist on Tuesday to see what they going to do. Also the nerve that runs from my elbow to my neck is constantly hurting and throbbing so what all is going on with my arms I keep obsessing over it and feel like they don't work and they're always shaky but clearly they work because I just took a load of laundry down the stairs I just can't stop thinking about it
Jmerrick dont take bp meds.. Your bp change from your anxiety and not from a arthetial disease... I know that is wrong... I wanted also to take it but after every check up i decided not to take anything like that...i have had 180 many times and after a relax and trying to calm myself down also the blod presure goes down... Is not so good with cocktail of meds.
These meds affect everyone different. My father had advanced liver cancer and was approaching his last days. I was taking care of him and also taking care of my 4 year old. I was having freezing cold feet, slow heat beat and low blood pressure and I felt like I was dying also. I also had severe muscle spasms in my back and had a weird shock like feeling when I was walking through cvs. I went to the doctor and he put me on 10 mg of Prozac. I started getting muscle twitching, couldn't sleep, extreme irritability and started pacing. I could not take care of my dad like this, so had to put him in the nursing home. I was just a mess and ended up in the hospital after the nursing home called me and said dad was passing. I stayed 5 days in the hospital trying to stabilize on the medicine. I did get a little better and I stayed on it, even increased to 20mg and stayed on it for around 8 weeks and then weaned myself off. Big mistake, I should have stayed on longer, but I was afraid of meds. I did get additional side effects when I increased it but not as bad as when I first started it
So sorry to hear about your father my condolences. And yes my upper back is always tight so I think when it loosens I'm not used to it and it feels like my arms are just dangling on me and the sleep it's like off and on and I'm just like forgetful at times but I'm going to stick it out and see what happens thank you again for your reply feel better soon