Just started taking escitalopram (5mg, I'll up it to 10 after two weeks) ive been experiencing?
- 7 Nov 2013 by SimpleeSincire
- 8 Nov 2013
- depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, nausea/vomiting, generalized anxiety disorder, escitalopram, antidepressant
... increased anxiety and nausea. Is this normal, and how long can i expect it to last? (Note. Ive never been on an antidepressant before)
At first you'll have increased anxiety. Once the drug is at peak effect, in about a month, you will feel better. The nausea will go away too.
One nice thing about escitalopram is that it works quicker than other antidepressants. The side effects such as nausea will subside within first couple weeks and you should be feeling better soon.
Please talk to your doc about a prescription for nausea and discuss your concerns about the inhanced feelings of anxiety. This type of meds my not agree with your body. There are a bunch a meds out there that may do better for you.
Hang in there
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