So, I'm 16 taking Lexapro for my general anxiety disorder. I took 5mg for the first week. The first day of the 5mg I felt horrible. Then it went away and everything was fine. Just a day ago I went up to 10. A few hours after I took it, I had increased paranoia and anxiety. I felt constantly scared and my heart rate felt like it was going crazy - I just woke up and I still feel like this, but not at the same level.
I'm considering calling my doctor to see if I should stick with it and take xanax to help with the increased anxiety, or to start taking another medicine. Also when I up'd the dosage, I had incredible nausea and my appetite wasn't good. Anyone else felt the same way from taking Lexapro?