I’m going back to Lexapromy first prescribed med for anxiety. Lexapro10-15 mg stopped working after 12 months so went on to Zoloft .I’ve been on that for 2 years but my anxiety had gradually returned to as awful as it was before medication. A new doctor has put me back on 20mg of Lexapro as he says it’s the best for anxiety. Has anyone gone from Zoloft to Lexapro without harsh symptoms? I’m terrified, I have 3 kids and I get so impatient and angry when my anxiety is at its worst. My doc said just to go from one to the other and prescribed a benzo for 2 weeks at night.
Hi, Riri! It's usually better to gradually wean off one medication whilst also gradually increasing the dosage of the other. You might find that you experience some mild discontinuation symptoms from stopping the Zoloft and mild side effects from the Lexapro. That may be why your doctor prescribed the benzo for that short transition period of time.
Best regards and I hope all goes well for you! Wildcat
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