Firstly I was prescribed 10mg, I was suffering from panic attacks and anxiety. I had 2-3 panic attacks within a week or so and I will say, when you experience a panic attack, nobody knows what it is like, unless you have experienced one. My GP upped my dose to 20mg and I have to say fingers crossed I've not had an attack for almost 2 weeks. I take my citalopram usually between 9 and 12 in the morning and I find this helps me sleep at night. Sleeping was always an issue, I tried listening to some hypnotherapy for sleep online, it really does help if you get a quiet moment.
I am very happy for you, because I know exactly what you mean, I too suffer from panic attacks, and I can not stand them, so good for you!
I take klonopin , which is a benzodiazpine.
All the best,
I hope it continues to be effective for you.
That's good news. I take Citalopram and it has helped me live my life much better. I've been taking it for about 3 years, and it continues to be one of my best friends : ) Very happy for you
Very glad to hear you have found something that works for you. Congratulations! Be aware that doses over 40mg are not reccommended altho', as it can affect the heart. Try to keep your dose as low as possible, and continued success to you... Mary
Hi skating 1, Yes, I also have had panic attacks, and I am on 20mgs of
citalopram, and clonazapem for many years. Not another panic attack.
At one point, a differant Doc Upped my dosage of citalopram to 40mgs,
and I felt like a zombie. I tapered back down, and feel pretty good-
most days. Hope you do to.
Did u have bad side effects from it, thisis my 3rd day and im anxious nauseated dizzy I woke.up.this morning not wanting to.do anuthing like blah kinda scared
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