antidepressants

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Hi all does any one else feel contionus on edge always feeling anxious all day every day .. I have been on my anti depressnt 3 weeks and I'm wondering is it them which is making me feel worse there called citalopram I'm on 30mg any advice would be great thank you

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    I'm feeling the same hun I've been on cit 4weeks  but increased my dose only a week ago n I'm still really anxious n have symptoms x
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    I am on a different medication, four weeks now and only just starting to feel a bit human again! It's very up and down in the beginning and can take your body a bit longer to settle down, but don't be afraid to go back to the doctor and together you can tweek it or change it if you feel it is not right...in the mean time, try your hardest not to shut yourself away, hard i know, but vital to your recovery
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      It can take a little bit of time yes, up to 10 weeks! You should just start noticing you have the odd couple of hours that you feel calmer, and then a half a day, then a whole day... But you might also get a day that you feel like you have gone back a little... This is normal... I would say give it another few days and if you don't start to have have a few hours hours where you feel a little better or certainly if it gets much worse, see your doctor again
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      My one med sent me in a frenzy. Ugh so I'm dependent on my ativan which works great until my doc app tmr. What meds do you use Tracie? It seems your doing well on them. ☺
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      I am on prozac, can't remember the dose, but i think it is relatively low, one a day... No side effects. I am also on propranalol and have been for a couple of years to help with migraines. I hate taking tablets if truth be known, but sometimes i just have to give in and use them and when i do i wonder why i have such an issue going on them because i feel almost human again! 
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      What do you suffer from Tracie? Mines health anxiety. I'm going to gp tmr to see what he says about adding a antidepressant for my fears.. I take ativan as needed and it works great but he don't want me dependent on them? Not sure why cuz I was on them before and weined off with no side affects. 
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      My anxiety is the opposite, I find I cannot eat and have lost a great deal of weight.  When I was on anti depressants I put on a lot of weight because I was always hungry, now it is the opposite.  I have saggy skin and look awful.  I wonder if I was better off before.  It was my doctor who said try without anti depressants.  I cannot bear to go back on them, but how do I cope with the anxiety?  What a decision, medication or not?
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      I'm feeling alot better than i was a few weeks ago thanks Anne...its a little slower getting there than i would like but when i look at how i was, im a different me already👍👍👍
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      Yes, without a doubt! And CBT is helping too... Combination of the both of them, and great support from my parents a few close friends and an absolute desperate will to get better, i'm getting there slowly!
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