I started celexa almost a week ago, 10 mg but that made me insanely cloudy so I cut it in half and take it at bedtime. For some reason, it has made my anxiety so much worse. I used to take a half a Xanax at bedtime every night and now I take a whole Xanax 3 times a day just to treat the panic attacks the celexa is giving me. My question is will that eventually get better or do I just need to stop taking the celexa and ask my doctor for something else. The panic attacks are awful, worse than the ones I was put on the celexa for in the first place. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
Anxiety with Celexa. Does is go away?
Added 13 Apr 2015:
When she started me on it, she told me it would take two weeks for it to begin working properly but I'm not sure I can handle two weeks of this. Have a call into the doc and waiting for a call back.
Yes it will go away!! It took me 3 to 4 weeks on 10mg..but I had to go to 20mg after 5 weeks..I had awful side effects in the beginning..panic attacks were worse and I felt detached from the world..no appetite..but it does leave if not ask dr. To up you to 20mg... I felt 100x better on 20mg... it's all normal what your going through..but don't give up cause it does work celexa..good luck..
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