... years. I'm very afraid. I'm a fully housebound agoraphobic that suffers from OCD, anxiety, and panic attacks. Will this help me? I don't want to get worse!
17 Jul 2011
Prozac is a very good medication for people who suffer from OCD, anxiety and panic attacks. It will take several weeks for it to reach maximum effectiveness. You must take it every day for it to work. You may experience some mild side effects after you have been on it a little while. These should subside with continued use.
There are many people on this site that suffer from anxiety. You are not alone. I can share that it can and will get better with time and effort. So hang in there and give the medicine time to work.
18 Jul 2011
Hello Sissy. I was on Zoloft. There is very little clinincal difference between the two drug, in as much as except for the halflife between the two, they are very much the same. I'm trying to say that I can comment on your question, in as much as that they are alike. I'd just like to echo Laurie, what are you afraid of? People who take prozac have very few side effects, per say. Your dose low, a beginners. as I call it. It will most certainly help your nerves, anxiety, along with your panic attacks. Sissy, give the drug a chance to work, I believe once it does, you'll begin and will be feeling a whole lot better.
19 Jul 2011
I have been on prozac for a couple of months and found it very good for anxiety and ocd,i suffer badly from panic attacks and anxiety along with depression and ocd,the prozac definitely helped my symptoms,you have nothing to be scared of.They will help you. This is a great site and we are all here if you need to talk at anytime.
Give the prozac a try,you wont be any worse off then you are without taking them.Best of luck my dear!
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