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Anxiety - Properly tapering off Ativan?

Posted 10 Mar 2012 by bluejay47 25 answers

Hi everyone So glad to have found this place. I have suffered from severe anxiety, panic attacks, OCD, stress-intolerance, Agoraphobia and a few other anxiety-related disorders for about 12 years now. I've also been taking Ativan (1mg) for the last 4 years and was splitting my pills in half. ...

What should I expect while taking .5mg of Klonopin?

Posted 29 Mar 2014 by Anxeityman805 5 answers

I have real bad anxeity and panic attacks with agoraphobia had this for 12 years but the last 6 mos Ive called 911 over 56 times Ill get the feeling or fear of dyeing losing control wanted to faint real dizzy ETC, Mental health doctor gave me Klonopin .5 twice a day BUT im scared im 42 year old ...

Xanax 0.25mg and Lexapro 10mg?

Posted 15 Nov 2015 by kvnniv 5 answers

I was recently prescribed Lexapro 10mg for my panic/agoraphobia and Xanax 0.25mg to help with the anxiety while first starting the Lexapro. My question is, does Xanax 0.25mg have any noticable side effects besides relaxing you? My doctor told me since its such a small dose it probably wont be ...

Does anyone cry/sob daily?

Posted 17 May 2012 by briards 14 answers

i cry, sometimes sob, every day. i don't have to be thinking about anything, it just happens. i have major depressive disorder and anxiety w/agoraphobia. i wanted to know if this is unusual because a psychiatrist rolled his eyes at me when i told him how long this has been happening so now i ...

Feeling like a freak & very lonely, Anxiety & Depression off the 'rictor scale'?

Posted 10 May 2014 by scottishknight 12 answers

I've struggled with generalized anxiety, agoraphobia, & depression for the majority my life, but for the most part have overcome so much of it. However, my living arrangements, losing my kids because I am poor, constantly arguing with my elderly mum & the holidays, have me at the end ...

Is Citalopram helpful with severe agoraphobia with panic disorder?

Posted 3 Apr 2016 by Janiejai 6 answers

I was prescribed 20 mg citalopram. I would like to know if it has helped anyone else with similar anxieties (Agoraphobia, Panic attacks). Also are the side effects awful? I read that it actually made some people more nervous which is the last thing I want.

Have Antidepressants helped anyone Successfully with Agoraphobia ?

Posted 9 Jan 2012 by dream2727 7 answers

I know about the great effect that CBT can have on Agoraphobia. I just will like to know if medication have help anyone successfully over come Agoraphobia. Im trying my best to over come it.

How long will 30mg citalopram take to work for panic disorder?

Posted 21 Sep 2013 by anxiousmum 4 answers

My 14 year old son has been diagnosed with panic disorder with agoraphobia - he started on 20mg 4 weeks ago and then increased to 30mg 2 weeks ago. He is still finding everything so so difficult - he just wants to stay at home. When will the anxiety and panic start to decrease?

Prozac - Changing from 20mg to 40mg?

Posted 2 Jun 2014 by FuzzyPickles 3 answers

Hi. My doctor recently changed my dosage of Prozac from 20mg to 40mg, and I was wondering, when will I start to notice a difference? I suffer with agoraphobia and panic disorder and am very anxious to get my life back. I've been on Prozac now for a little over a month, and I've noticed ...

Alprazolam - I suffer from agoraphobia, social anxiety, panic attacks, TMJ disorder, and supposed?

Posted 19 Jan 2012 8 answers

... depression. I also believe I have post traumatic syndrome from past occurrences in my life. However, I live in a small Christian town in Texas and doctors are very reluctant to put me on xanax. About 5 years ago I was put on it when a therapist diagnosed me with agoraphobia. I took 2 ...

Fluoxetine vs Lexapro for panic & anxiety?

Posted 26 Oct 2017 by Mat1 3 answers

I have been taking Fluox for 5 weeks (currently at 30mg) due to increase to 40 mg. I am experiencing extreme anxiety and panic attacks which are causing agoraphobia. My Dr. suggested switching to Lexapro. Have any of you tried this and found success? I have been trying to get my anxiety under ...

Switching from Paxil to Prozac?

Posted 17 Jul 2018 by mrowen 3 answers

My Paxil doesn't seem to work anymore. My agoraphobia is bad again. Bad depression and anxiety. My doctor is switching me to Prozac from Paxil without any tapering. I'm very scared because Paxil withdrawal is awful! Can anyone give me any advice please?

When and how should I take my Lexapro and Ritalin? And do certain side effects subside?

Posted 20 Nov 2017 by muhannadsmadi93 1 answer

So I am prescribed 20mg Lexapro for anxiety and clonazepam 1-2mg as needed (don’t use it that often just in case of panic attacks and my agoraphobia) and recently I was prescribed Ritalin 10mg to be taken 3 times daily ranging from either 10mg 3 times a day , 15mg 3 times a day or 20mg 3 ...

Phobia for taking meds of any kind, and others?

Posted 7 Sep 2013 by Maydoll 8 answers

I have been diagnosed with agoraphobia, panic and anxiety. Have this phobia for taking meds of any kind, leaving the house alone, driving and some foods and the list continues. It has been awful. Am seeing a therapist now for three weeks, because I have also been diagnosed with H pylori and need to ...

My doctor gave me amitriptyline for anxiety is this even an anxiety med??

Posted 26 Mar 2015 by kaylarhoads1991 6 answers

I've been struggling with anxiety for over 3 yrs now and im diagnosed with agoraphobia and panic disorder with m.p.d my doctor gave me this med for it... Is this even an anxiety med? I need advice. I've tried everything just about and it seems nothing works.

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