Starting citrapram

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hi guys

needing some reasurance

i am bout to start citrapram again today

i was on for bout 5 years and was great and really helped me

unfortunely last july my anxiety and panic returned .my dr switched me to sertraline and have been on this nearly 10 months now starting from 25 going up to a100

anxiety went away for a while but slowley creeping back

i eventually saw a psy

and she said try citrapram again 10 mg and then up to 20 in a week

i am soo scared

plz anyone out there to give me some reasurance

thank you so much for reading x

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  • Posted


    ive just re started citalopram myself as was on it fir 8 years. been off it fir 2 but restarted 14 days ago

    have not left great but i know itchelped last time x

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  • Posted

    Hi Victoria,when did you come off Sertraline ? or are you going to take both.

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    not tried sertarline

    which do people find better?

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      same as you sally

      i used to be on cit for yrs but last july i woke up with severe panic out of no where

      couldnt belive this was back so my gp switched me to sert and i lost weight and anxiety never went

      only thing that helped me was diazapam

      been on sert since last july till now

      not helped me at all i went frim 25 upto 100 i couldnt handle it so was put down to 50

      only just built up the courage to start back on citrapram

      10 mg for 3 days then up to 20 mg

      i am praying i will get better

      i saw a psh and she said to try back on ur old ones which i have

      how bout u ?

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      omg well i am day 11 on 10 mg

      after switching direct from sert

      i feel soo rough honestly sally

      dizzy unbalanced blurred vision on and off

      waking up crack of dawn every single day with that doom feeling

      i feel sooo low and so scared

      i dont know if its the switch or the cit or hormonez

      i just feel like jumping off a bridge at times just to escape this hell

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      i know i felt like jumping out of the window one day on mine i was so agitated it was horrible and scary

      stick with it tho

      i was thinking is it my hormones


      you will get through this bit, a few more days and you will start to feel a bit lighter.


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      i even saw a psy tbh she was useless she just said yeah u have anxiety so try go back on cit as they worked before

      but i felt litterly being on a time clock and being pushed away

      i honestly thought brill i have a specialist to help me but all she said was try another ad

      nothing bout withdrawing or how it will effect me nothing

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      im 43 and work in secure mental

      health nurse

      so many people i know on anti depressants

      i think

      some do take it to help with hormones and menopause.

      I really hope you are doing ok today thinking of you its so tough at the begining

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