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so about 4 weeks ago my anxiety and panic came back after 4 years of feeling fine. I'd been on 20mg citalopram and was doing well. 4 weeks ago however it came back and hit me like a freight train! The first week was hell and I struggled a lot. The 2nd week although i was anxious I seemed to be able to manage it (just) but then I had a dip and my GP decided to put me on sertraline. I had to taper off citalopram and introduce the sertraline. (So 1 day on citalopram then the next day on sertraline and so on for 18 days)
On the days I was taking my sertraline apart from a bit of stomach upset and slight mornings of anxiety I was doing ok and my panic had gone. Now after 15 days I feel shocking!!!! For the past 3 days my anxiety and panic has been horrendous! I'm severely agitating, trembling and shaking, tense, severe panic, and at times hysterical!!! Had an ambulance out today it was so bad, they did an ECG and it showed an abnormality in my t wave which has severely increased my anxiety more!! Doc has given me Diaz 2mg but didn't seem to work as well as it has done previously. I was worried about seratonin syndrome but when iv mentioned my symptons to gp and nhs 111 they just disregard it! I can't keep going through days like this. I don't know what to do 😭😭 I feel like I'm going mad!
Can anyone please offer any insight? Could it be the sertraline? Even though I was ok on it for the first 5 days? Or could it be coming off the citalopram? Or the cross taper? Im so scared and no health professional seems to want to help me because I have anxiety 😢😢
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