I have taken Xanax in the past for mild anxiety but in the past month or so it has really ramped up. My doctor prescribed me 10 mg of Lexapro, but to start at 5, (so cut in half). I have never felt worse in my entire life!! I haven't been to work all week, I can hardly get out bed-I have truly never felt worse in my entire life! My doctor kept telling me I just had to "push through this part". Finally today, (day four) I told her I couldn't anymore. She re-prescribed me 25 mg of sertraline, (not sure why she went with a higher dosage though?) After the week I've had I'm very hesitant to start the sertraline. Does anybody have an opinion? I would be really, truly appreciated!! Thank you!