are far too high for sensitive responders. With Prozac
, for example, she could start on 5mg (by opening a 20mg capsule into a quart of juice and drinking 1 cup each day) for a week or two, and then increasing to 7mg, then 10mg - etc. until a therapeutic dose is achieved with the least possible side-effects. Since all kinds of docs prescribe these meds, they don't always have the time, patience, or training to help patients adjust to these meds. Don't give up.