Hello, Just joined this forum and been reading the posts. Lots of people comment that their situation seems minor compared to others. I feel the same now but in the hope that someone can offer advice/reassurance here goes. I've been on Fluoxatine for almost 20 years with a dosage of 20mg. I've been tapering off them slowly with guidance from my GP. So far so good and was feeling ok with a reduced dose. A few weeks ago I started feeling anxious about stuff and getting snappy at people. "Ah well, I've got a holiday coming up so that will put me right" I thought and enjoyed my holiday. I've got back this week and feel terrible, more than post holiday blues, much more. Don't want to go out, lost interest in anything, tearful, generally awful. Result=my dosage has gone back up to 20mg, my doctor putting my feelings getting back as heightened by my depression returning. My questions are (a) how long before the new dosage kicks in and has anybody experienced anything similiar. Obviously we've all got depression, that's why we're on here but I just wonder if I'll feel the way I was before. Sorry if this sounds daft.
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