... increase loads, is this normal?? How long will it last? I am scared that its not going to work and then I'll have to try something else! I have already tried Prozac and it did nothing for my anxiety. Should I wait for a few more weeks or try increasing to 20mg?
Sometimes these meds can increase your symptoms before decreasing them. Try to give it another couple of weeks. I know that seems like a long time when you are experincing anxiety. Talk to your doctor if it does not get better. You can with your doctors permission up your dose and or ask for something temporarily to help with the anxiety. I have heard it is a med that may work for anxiety and depression.
Hope you feel better soon.
Be careful with Lexapro.. The generic Lexapro... I took the brand name years ago and it worked wonders.. I took myself off of it because they had no generic at the time.. I was under a ton of stress last year, which caused me to have horrible panic attacks and anxiety. Keep in mind I had been off of medication for a couple of years.. I went to the doctor and was prescribed 20mg of the generic Lexapro.. After the 8th day, things just seemed off.. I felt like a zombie..Not myself at all. Horrible panic attacks and anxiety. It's normal to feel anxious while your body adjust to it but you shouldn't feel out of body.. I have tried many medications and never felt that way.. Stick with it if your just a bit anxious but get off of any that make you feel strange.. if you feel like a zombie.. not yourself.. I knew from taking these types of medication that something wasn't right. I am now and Zoloft and the switch was amazing. It's been 12 weeks and I'm feeling great.
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