I have tried Zoloft celexa and lexapro which all never did anything for depression anxiety and panic now I'm trying paxil did anyone try several meds in the same class before one worked I also tried Effexor snri that didn't work
I have no experience with depression anxiety meds, but recently when I was on metoprolol for bp and when i tried to get off the medication due to it's extreme side effects, i went into a panic attack and my bp went on a spiral.
Following day, even though I was on another med, i had taken half tab of the Sym Pack V which my Dr tells me that it will calm my nervous system. It did so well that when my BP had gone really high up, I did not panic at all. Perhaps you should consult a naturopath/ homeopath to see if this can help you.
I think I may have tried them all; not actually true, but I have been on many different SSRIs in the last 15 years, it feels that way. Some worked for a while, some didn't work at all. I have even used some SNRIs.
Since the exact way that SSRIs work is not known, and they all work on a different type of serotonin, they are all different. The bad part is that they take at least 6-8 weeks to see if they are going to work and 12 weeks for full effectiveness. It feels like a search for the magic pill. Your doctor is really trying to find what works for you.
I found mine in 2011 in Viibryd, but everyone is different. Work with your doctor and have faith. The right combination can be found.
There is no one size fits all, so its trial and error until you find one that works. How long are you giving it to work, it can take 4-6 weeks before you see effect. And what doses have you tried?
Yea some work some dont some are more effective for OCD. Prozac's effect was unbearable for me increasing stomach pain the longer I took the medicine so I stopped. Paxil didn't work at all. Now I am on Celexa which is working but I think it's working more for my social anxiety and not for my GAD I plan to ask the doctor for something else to augment or replace it next appointment.
I had to try a lot of meds b4 I found one that worked for me
Yes! It is a metter or trial and error and finding thr right med can be depressing in itself. Everyone has a different chemical make up so it takes time to find the right one. Hang in there better days ahead!
Oh my gosh I tried at least 10 before I found lexapro and then after 2 years it just stopped working so I had that going for me but the I found Wellbutrin and added lamictal with it and it's been 3 years I hope you find your right combo don't give up
I have tried a lot.. first one I tried was Prozac. It made my heart race. I find the newer SSRI's to have less side effects. I have been on brand name Lexapro for 12 years. 10 mg. Tried many generic Lexapro and they don't agree with me. I have to pay full price for Brand name.. my insurance won't pay for brand name even with many doctors requests. LUPIN pharmacy has the best generic Lexapro by comparison to other generics. The effectiveness of generic verses brand name can vary. Like 15 mg of generic can equal 10 mg of brand name in effectiveness. BUT... the side effects are worse. Like insomnia, libido. Every generic FEELS different. They should make insurance companies pay for brand name if a person needs it.
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