5 weeks in! advice needed please!

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Hi all!

So im I'll be 5 weeks on cit on sunday, i was put on it due to anxiety caused by bad sleeping. I do feel far less anxious than i used to and can cope when things are tough better. Although im still finding that im having restless nights which i think is caused by the cit and anxiety, i also have trembling hands most of the time. So what i was wondering os could these all still be side effects of the meds? I was 10mg for first 2 weeks and 20mg the last 3 weeks. Im just hoping i get better and better with this medicine or will these be the best it gets??

Any advice really appreciated!


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    Hi i was on citalspram for about 4 years after my trauma n time in icu but then in 2014 i got pregnant and i was told that its not good for me to take it thru pregnancy i gave it up n im so glad coz i feel fone without it i think it wasnt helping me with loosing weight now im back to size 10 my old size
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      I also think i had mood swings with taking it because now im not like the way i was when i was on that i was on 30 then 30mg a day
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    Hi laura,

    I to have had sleeping problems and the anxiety that goes with it, a vicious circle really, cannot drop off to sleep lay for hours, panic attack occurs, next day start to get anxious about the next night etc, etc this was about 2years ago.

    The side effects are normal but they do go, and you will eventually feel much better, my advice is stick with it.

    I have now just started Cit again, 4 weeks, as I am having sleepless nights again, it's a pain but I intend to stick with the medication, my side effects seem worse this time, but I am looking forward to coming out of the tunnel into daylight.

    Wishing you the best of luck and hope you improve soon.


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