... have awful panic attacks (and I'm taking this for panic disorder!). Chest tightness, short of breath and now it's moved into my stomach (awful nausea). Is this all normal the first month? I don't feel any benefit yet, just bad side effects... Should I ride this out a couple of more weeks? I heard that taking a new SSRI can make your anxiety worse before it eventually gets better... HELP ME PLEASE. Going nuts here
I have been on Sertraline for about 8 months and overall have not been happy with it... Generic brands just do not carry the potency or same effect as name brand... all your symptoms sound slightly familiar and are to be expected on some of these new medications... If they persist or get worse then go back to your doctor... Even with the physicians it is like a stab in the dark with any of these types of meds, everyone is different... Also I usually am placed on 2 or 3 to offset side effects... Hope. It get's better..
- Sertraline Information for Consumers
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