Panic attacks

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ive on been on citalopram for 4 Days I’m so tired no appetite just went to sleep and woke up with massive panic attack please help Does it work 

I felt so much better yesterday 

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    Hi, I’m on day 13 of taking Citalopram, all I can say is it will get better. I FELT horrendous to start of with no sleep, appetite had completely gone, I thought I was going crazy overthinking and anxiety was at an all time high. Everyone is different as to joe long it takes to get into your system. One thing I’ve learnt from here is people say it gets worse before it gets better. Please persevere it will happen x
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    Linda, stick with it, it will get worse before it’s get better. You will feel better after about 2 weeks but not 100% that will take about 6-8 weeks. The side effects are horrible but once your body gets used to it you will start to feel yourself again.
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    Hi Linda, stick with it... I felt terrible when I first started it, but after four to six weeks I started to feel better. I've been on it for nearly two years now and have no obvious side effects . It has changed my life for the better, I haven't had any panic attacks for along time, I can go out and socialize without fear and feel calm and in control most of the time. I practice yoga and meditation which also help me but Citalopram was worth the first few weeks of feeling crap. Good luck. 

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