Hello, welcome to the site! My name isXXXXX and I will try to assist you with your medical question, and any medical information you seek
I'm sorry to hear about this
Are you taking any medication now?
Yes fluoxetine 1 a day
And it is not helping?
No but 2 a day does
Okay, and have you discussed this with your doctor?
no not yet i could really do with always taking 2 a day i ve definitely got some depressive illness
Okay, and may I ask what questions on this conditions I can help you answer or clarify?
Yes is it dangerous taking 2 fluoxetine a day, would i be allowed to always take 2 a day
What dose are you taking?
Are you there?
20mg 1 tablet
Okay, taking 20mg twice a day is safe and may be the best dose to help you
20 mg 1 a day
I think you should mention it to your doctor to make sure he is aware, but twice a day dosing of flouxetine is safe
Uhhh marvellous i ll start taking 2 a day now and tell gp, thankyou very much
You're very welcome
Any idea what sort, type of depression i got is it major depression
Yes, it is major depression
Thought it was
is it a chronic condition and or serious condition
It may be chronic, but is usually easily treated
no cure but treatment for it is that it
yes, it is treated and it may eventually subside
it ll be wise for me to keep on 2 a day for a couple more years probably i ll discuss this with my gp i feel awful when i cum off them
Okay, yes, you should discuss it with your GP
i thought taking 2 a day can cause heart disease but my gp says not
It cannot cause heart disease
Thanks doc u have been very helpful and now i can start taking 2 a day again which i will be fine with thanks again
If you have no other questions on this topic, you may click a rating button to end the chat session