I been taking xannax for panic attacks for a couple months doc wants me to take lexapro I'm scared to take these drugs I'm trying to get help so I can become a better father for my 1 year old daughter and I really don't wanna die from taking these I have had anxiety since the age of 16 I'm now 27 anxiety took my life away and in so drained and depressed from it what can I expect from taking lexapro can I stop anytime or I'm stuck for the rest of my life.