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Lovan (fluoxetine), like all SSRIs (form of antidepressants) cause side effects, especially when the patient begins treatment.
Nausea is seen in 22% of patients.
Dizziness in 11%
Shakes (tremors) in 9%
Chills is less common but one of the listed side effects.
There medications usually take about 3 weeks to start to work.
Monitor her carefully. Occasionally this drug can make a person feel suicidal. If this happens take her to her physician for an assessment.
This is perhaps the most widely used antidepressant in the world and has been around for quite awhile. Nevertheless, all psychotropic drugs must be treated with caution so that they only work of good.
I wish your daughter and family great success and shall keep you all in my prayers.
Elliott, MAE, LPCC, NCC, CCMHC
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she has not had any side effects till today - is this normal and can we expect for them to pass once the depression improves