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I am taking 40 mg of fluoexetine, I have missed some doses. I ve started feeling dizzy? And light headed each time lasting longer.Is this normal?

I am taking 40 mg of fluoexetine, I have missed some doses. I ve started feeling dizzy? And light headed each time lasting longer.Is this normal?

Stay compliant!: Although fluoxetine sticks around in the system for several days, it is not uncommon to experience minor withdrawal symptoms with several missed doses. The key is to avoid missing doses. Please use medications as advised by your provider. ...Read more

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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is light-headedness, feeling like you might faint, being unsteady, loss of balance, or vertigo (a feeling that you or the room ...Read more


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What can you do to stop feeling dizzy or light-headed?

Cause?: Cause of dizziness should be investigated. Neurologic, inner ear, visual, cardiac, blood pressure are among possibilities. Avoiding sudden change in position and keeping hydrated might help. See you doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What can I do if i've been feeling light headed / dizzy after activity / exercise?

What can I do if i've been feeling light headed / dizzy after activity / exercise?

Blood pressure falls: Routinely after physical exertion you experience a fall in blood pressure, more so if dehydrated. Drink plenty of fluids before and during exercise! grip a tennis ball after stopping your sporting activities. This will help maintian blood pressure. Fluids are still most important! water is best! ...Read more

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