That's a really common side effect in the beginning. They give you more energy, but if you're still depressed that energy goes into being more depressed. A few times, I had to be in the hospital for a few days while waiting for them to kick in. Give it a few weeks (if you can) and be sure you're working with a counselor in that time who can monitor you. If you're not seeing results, you may think about trying something new.
I experienced this, antidepressants don't just limit depression, they limit the other end of the scale as well so you don't feel as low but you also don't quite get as high. But for me I just didn't like the feeling that my emotions were being artificially controlled.
in some conditions, like bipolar, antidepressants are not a good solution. they might ignite the hyper effect or increase mania. every condition has a different treatment so you should communicate clearly with your doctor, telling them precisely how you feel.
Sometimes you need to try a few different dosages and medications to find the one that is right for you! Antidepressants are really tough and you need to figure out exactly what will benefit you the most. It's very important to keep a careful eye on how you're feeling and make sure you tell your doctor everything so you can make sure you start feeling better!
One of the effects of antidepressants is that they might make you feel worse before better. However if this persists for more than a month, and it's not getting any better then you should talk to a doctor.
First thing to know is that not all antidepressants are the same. It may be that you need a different medication or a different dose. It could just be a matter of side effects. If you feel that your antidepressants are making you feel worse it is absolutely important that you talk to your prescribing physician to find what will best work for you.