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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 ...

Dr. has decided to switch me from Fluoxetine to Venlafaxine and I am terrified! What is the...

Posted 11 Nov 2017 by Mat1 2 answers

... difference between an SSRI and an SNRI? How will the side effects differ? My main struggle is daily anxiety, racing thoughts, and my agoraphobia is getting worse. Is there actually a Med that helps agoraphobia or do you just have to face it head on?

Trintellix - Does this help if you have both bipolar depression & anxiety with social agoraphobia?

Posted 8 Nov 2017 by JustJess88 0 answers

I have anxiety with social agoraphobia as well as bipolar depression. Nobody has mentioned having this mixture. If anyone has, was it any help? I'm on buspirone & Trileptal but they don't help w either. They hardly even n ask my mood swings. I need something to help & I'm not ...

Agoraphobia - My psych doctor put me on Trintellix for major depression, PSTD with aghoraphobia.

Posted 25 Oct 2017 by Carmamaher 0 answers

Has anyone tried this? Has it helped or made it worse?

Escitalopram - Is it normal to feel a little anxious? Agoraphobia?

Posted 25 Sep 2017 by Anxious much 1 answer

I am on day 3 and feel a little anxious and agraphobic. Only started on 5 mg, bad dry mouth and feel a little hazy in vision. Should i waited it out?

Panic Disorder - Advice needed! I've had panic attacks for 20 years and have developed agoraphobia.?

Posted 7 Sep 2017 by Mat1 1 answer

... I've shrunk my world and found that I am okay with my "safe person" in order to avoid panic. I'm wondering if there is "ANY" medication that prevents your mind from racing with "What If" thoughts. I would also like to feel safe alone. Any advice would ...

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 ...

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.

Mirena anxiety before and after?

Posted 7 Apr 2017 by wyominganxiety 2 answers

I have had the Mirena for 6 yrs and have suffered with severe anxiety and panic at rakes was diagnosed with agoraphobia I am untreated due to my body rejecting all the medicines they have tried, has anybody had the Mirena removed and had the anxiety subside!!! or am I doomed forever now?

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?

Panic disorder. My Psych diagnosed me with Panic disorder after having what was just a bad?

Posted 4 Oct 2016 by pete amora 2 answers

anxiety attack in his office. Its the type W/O a known cause but if I'm under pretty much constant anxiety would I still have GAD or would it be Agoraphobia since I do fear panic attacks but also have anticipatory anxiety?

Zoloft and side effects?

Posted 13 May 2016 by HoosierK 6 answers

I am going Monday to visit with my family doctor and talk to him about going on Zoloft. I've researched a lot of SSRI and I seem to think it would be the best starting ground for me. A little about myself- I'm 20 and in college. I've suffered from social anxiety most of my life, but ...

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 ...

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.

Will the queasy stomach and headaches ever improve while taking prozac?

Posted 18 Apr 2013 by JayhawkJourney 2 answers

I am on day 52 of taking a very low dose of liquid prozac. I measure it by drops as I am very sensitive to all meds. I am still experiencing an upset stomach and headaches daily. I have anxiety, panic attacks, and depression which has led to agoraphobia. I have tried several anti depressants over ...

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