I went to my GP today and he's changed me antidepressant from pristiq 50 to lexapro 10 I have to wait 3days to start the new one. What difference can I expect with lexapro and what can I expect from not taking pristiq in the next 3days??? He told me that it should be easy as I was only on them for 10 days but already I'm feeling apprehensive about the next 3 days.
22 Aug 2012
Hello LizardMan. You'll be going from a SNRI to a SSRI that carry very similiar side effects. Insomnia, anxiety etc. I agree with your GP in that you will be fairly comfortable for you, given the period of time you were on the Prisiq. You might be feeling irritable, anxious, trouble sleeping but that will certainly not be for any length of time. Your transition from the one to the other should go well. Good luck on the Lexapro, not to worry, you'll be fine, pledge
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