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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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I feel dizzy and light headed and very weak but only at night feeling very warm to?

I feel dizzy and light headed and very weak but only at night feeling very warm to?

Dizzy: These are not normal symptoms and should not be ignored. Please visit your doctor . ...Read more

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Managing Vertigo & Dizziness (Checklist)

Don't change positions quickly
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Avoid driving while you have symptoms
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Wear shoes without heels
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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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Managing Vertigo & Dizziness (Checklist)

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Ask for help walking if you are unsteady on your feet
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Iv been feeling really light headed an dizzy for the past 4-5 days an not really sure what's wrong is there anything it could be?

Iv been feeling really light headed an dizzy for the past 4-5 days an not really sure what's wrong is there anything it could be?

Vestibular issues: The inner ear houses our balance center and dizziness/vertigo is a common with inner era congestion and acquiring a type of benign Paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). See the ENT dr if it continues despite trying a regular over the counter decongestant. Best wishes. ...Read more

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