Have been on 5 mg lexapro for one week and anxiety worse. Anyone experience worsening condition w this med?
It can take 4 weeks to feel the full effects of SSRIs. So just be patient:) I have been on Zoloft for years. Recently thought it would be a good idea to increase from 50mg to 75mg but it actually made me really anxious! I am back to 50mg and back to therapy. I was doing really well with my anxiety but recent situational events combined with the higher dose of Zoloft triggered my panic and anxiety.
How far preganant are you Hun? Stick at the Sertraline I'm now on week 5 and after weeks 3 I noticed a massive differece it does help X
I am on 25mg sertraline, day 8 for anxiety and panic attacks - so far only really feeling the side effects and no real relief yet but am very hopeful given all the positive comments I've read online - if I can just last until it starts to kick in. Also hoping that I won't require a higher dosage.
I was on sertraline for almost 2 months to help with anxiety and panic attacks. I was so heavily into the panic attacks I would go to the ER thinking I was having a heart attack. I still struggle with the anxiety and panic attacks on a daily/weekly basis as I had to stop taking the medication as I developed GERD from it.
Yes, I am on Sertraline for anxiety and depression. Zoloft works well for my depression and Xanax helped me for my Panic attacks.
Now, I am on lower dose of Zoloft and my symptoms are much better.
So are mine I think I'm having one now or a heart attack that's how it feels my face n jaw hurts I'm dizzy scared and numb :( had blood tests they came bk OK as did X-ray I can't bare it anymore
How do you cope mine are all day everyday and wake me up at night X
Not on any medication but I do have anxiety and panic attacks.