I want to change medication advise please

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I am on Cilalopram 10mg a day since 5 weeks but i am still suffreng form side effects i wanted to change my medication to Escitalopram.

I will go to my Dr next week want to give one more week to Citalopram.

I heard Escitalopram is more effective for anxiety and panic and less side effects if i switch to Escitalopram am i going to have all the side effects from the scratch and are they better then Citalopram. 

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    ALL medication has side effects and everyone reacts differently
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      Well I presume like all medication you will have to taper of the citalopram before going on to the Esc and it will take up to 6 weeks to settle in,

      Everyone reacts differently to medication it almost always gets worse before it gets better but this may be the drug for you

      Stay Strongcool

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