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Are there side effects to antidepressants used for PTSD?

Prescribing the right amount of medication depends on your symptoms. To lessen the side effects of nausea, weight gain, and fatigue caused by antidepressants, you need to work with your doctor. Increasing or decreasing the dosage can change the effect the drug will have. In some cases, trying a different medication altogether will have fewer side effects. Do not stop taking your medication without consulting your doctor.

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