I've been on Fluoxetine for 3 years (in conjunction with Wellbutrin for about a year and a half), and it's worked well for me. I was depressed to the point of daily, frequent suicidal thoughts, and over time the meds I've taken have helped me reach a point where I rarely have a suicidal thought, ever.
However, now that I'm feeling emotionally better, the sexual side effects (in addition to others) of Fluoxetine have been wearing on me, and I've been thinking about switching to another… read more
Chase, I would talk to your doctor before making any change in your medications.
I found that you need the combo. I take paxil and Wellbutrin and I thought I could get of paxil and just take the Wellbutrin. That was a mistake. It didn't take long before I started feel sad and depressed again.
Ask you doctor I have had the same problem with paxil first, then effector.