These side effects can seem even worse if the medicine hasn't yet started to lift your
depression. As you get used to the medicine, any side effects should start to improve.
It can take two to three weeks for
antidepressant medicines to start to work. It's important to continue with your medicine at the prescribed
dose, to give it time to work properly. Stopping your medicine suddenly can cause other side effects, such as irritability, agitation, flu-like symptoms and insomnia.
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