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How long Fluxotine 40 MG be taken for OCD ? Can be taken for 2-3 years continuously depending upon the symptoms ? And does it create restlessness ?
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Fluoxetine,an SSRI is an activating molecule which can cause restlessness at initiation or during escalation of its dose.To overcome u can use benzodiazepines for short time after consulting your concerned psychiatrist .
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At the beginning of the treatment it does cause some restlessness bt over time it gets fine.. U can take it for long no issues with tht.. If restlessness if distressing thn tht needs a separate management... Consult for further management
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