Hi guys! I need some positive feedback. I'm on 50mg of zoloft. Started 3 days ago. I'm having terrible anxiety and panic attacks. I remember it was like this the first time I was on it but right now I'm feeling pretty hopeless. My doctor refused to give me anything to help out with the starting stage (although I told her how terrible it was). Went to the ER last night and then gave me .25 mg xanax... 12 of them... I want to cry. That's not enough nor enough power to get me through this. I'm married and have two sons and I just feel so guilty and I've been trying to act normal but I just cant. I need a hug.
I'm so sorry you are going through this. But you have been through this before. The Xanax will probably buy you 4 to 6 days and by then you will be well on your way to adjusting to the Zoloft.
Hang in there Sugar. I know it's hell right now but as they say "when you're walking through hell, keep on walking"
Take care for now.
Is it possible to go down to 25mg Zoloft for a few days? That’s all I can take for my depression or I cannot stay awake. I’ve tried other antidepressants & this is the only one that’s helped at all. For most people 25mg isn’t a therapeutic dose but may be worth a try? I also have anxiety but depression is my major issue. Seems kind of crazy your doc won’t give you something short term to get you thru your symptoms. You said you were on Zoloft before, did they start you at 50mg right away?
Wishing you the best... I know it’s not easy.
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