I've come off sertraline it's just not working and made everything so much more worse now with no meds I don't know how I'm functioning I have server ocd anxiety moodswings I'm snappy my hands are dry from doing dishes scrubbing walls I've rearranged every room in my house more than 5 times snapping at a spoon not being in sink for washing up then they do and I go off that there not of the bench in the cup that is holding other spoons like hello can you see? I could rave for hours I just need the right meds I get chest pains when my anxiety and mood swings escalate I'm a mother I don't want to be like this I don't want my kids to be on edge wondering when is mummy gona snap cause my sock missed the basket Help
Fluoxetine - will this fix me I need HELP so please help I was on sertraline it made it 100% worse?
- 8 Mar 2017 by mummaof5
- 9 March 2017
- depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, hot flashes, fluoxetine, sertraline, anxiety and stress, borderline personality disorder, hand
The good news is you recognize you have possible OCD. The next steps maybe to reach out and get help. Maybe therapy along with a med? You just have to keep tyring different methods to see what works best for you and your family. Maybe find a doc/psychatrist that can address the anxiety/mood swings with a proper diagnosis.
It sounds like you could really use some support and help. It took a lot of courage to reach out on this forum.
Don't give up there is help out there.
Can I ask how long you've taken this medication for- As I've been on many medications throughout the years.. I just switched from Celexa 20mg to Sertraline 50mg. This is my 3rd day on it.. My switch over has been great imminently, since I had already been taking an SSRI.. It's already helping with my OCD and panic disorder.. I have struggled with this since the age of 18, now 35.. You do have to give the medication time. Which is the hard part. Stay strong, fight through it! Your not alone. I'm here if you have anu questions. I know what yout going through. Keep positive!
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