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I been given 40mg of Prozac, for starting a starting dose.

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I been given 40mg of Prozac, for starting dose. I would of thought 20mg would be a good start.
Has anyone ever started at this dose?
 
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That sounds like too high of a starting dose. I started off at 10 mg. Please talk to your doctor about that. Scary. I know it's hard to question your doctor though. :hug: Good luck and Welcome to the forum. :goodluck::welcome:
 
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Never heard of that before. However, I have my own (non-scientific) reasons for wondering whether starting at a high dose might be good.

I did very well on Prozac, for a long time, but I felt really bad for the first day or two.
 
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the doctor that prescribe the prozac was just GP. That was reviewing my Blood work that was done. And I had another doctors appointment that a hole week away. So basically I didn't want to wait a hole week. So I ask there something we could do to get the ball rolling. I went to the pharmacy and saw it was 40mg. And so I guess fate will make me wait a hole week.
So after a week I did the video chat and he put me on Mirtazaipine.
And yes. He was glad i didn't try the 40mg. Which I pretty much knew.
 
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