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I started 20 mg Citalopram in July for the first time after having panic attacks and general anxiety. It seemed to work around 5-7 weeks, but I still felt a lot of anxiety in the mornings at 12 weeks. This anxiety was manageable, but I definitely wanted it to go away at some point. My doctor suggested to up my dose to 30mg to get rid of the anxiety completely. Well, I've been on 30 mg for 3 days and I'm extremely nervous and scared throughout the day. Part of this was made worse because I had a sinus infection and thought some of those symptoms such as feeling week, lethargic, kinda zombieish were symptoms of my anxiety or the Citalopram.
I understand that many on here have depression, but I don't think I have depression; however, I get extreme fear/anxiety about potentially having depression. I seriously love my life with my wife and my greatest fear is getting depression and potentially being an emotionless wreck who never does anything anymore. Now, if I get a little sad or feel any dread I jump right to the conclusion that I have depression and freak myself out. I get so scared and I can't think about anything else even though I'm sure I don't have it, my family/wife is sure I don't have it, my therapist is sure I don't have it, and any evaluation I've taken online says I don't have it. This has only been happening the last 3 days.
I'm just hoping I can get some reassurance that this anxiety/fear and overthinking will pass soon.
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