Finding this really really hard 😢😢😢

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i am just coming up to the end of my second week on 10mg and had a couple of what i would class as good days (not actually that good) i have hot skin to touch mainly my head, neck , it comes and goes but there most of the time , i have really really bad health anxiety so i am thinking of the worst constantly i live near the hospital and on the edge of the sofa just wanting to rush over constantly i get so anxious i get palps and a rush of pins and needles im so scared constantly

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    It does get better.

    I am on day 22...for the first week I was on 10 MG which has now increased to 20 MG. For the first couple of weeks, I had loss of appetite, extreme tiredness, sweats, increased anxiety and mood swings.

    These symptoms have gone now and I feel like "me" again for the first time in a while.

    Everyone is different but give Citalopram time to work and even out 😃

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    It will get better. In the meantime, maybe get some benzos to take the edge off. Being patient on a drug like this with anxiety is sooooo hard. Ive been on it for 6 months and still getting used to it, but most of the start up side effects have gone.

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    It does get better I'm on week 5 of citalopram 40mgs an my first 2 mabe 3 weeks I had really really really bad anxiety depression loss appitite terrible sleeping crying always (even over nothing) etc so trust me mate ur not alone!! I would prob say alot of my sysmtems have calmed down quite abit!! So urs will to trust me I was very impatient waiting for these tablets to work but they really do!! Just really need to be patient!! You can do this!! Best of luck!!

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    i am due to start on 20mg tomorrow im scared of the side effects getting worse due to changing dose , i'm already so panicky not hardly eating and really feeling the side effects of starting 10mg

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