There was a problem adding your email Try again. I was originally prescribed Lexapro which made me very edgy. I recently took Lexapro for a total of 9 days, 5 5mg,2 10mg and then 2 5mg to taper off.
I agreed to get evaluated for anxiety, at his suggestion, and took Lexapro, as prescribed by the evaluating psychiatrist, against my better judgement.
I'm on mgs, I was on for a bit, and i was supposed to go to last Tuesday but my doctor figured I was getting too sleepy. It is definitely not a good idea to drink while on zoloft - there are threads here which can confirm that. Which One Is Better for Me? Perhaps, in the widespread prescribing of SSRIs, we again are seeing the wisdom of the clinician in advance of the research results. Then, I recently ran out of Zoloft and had to wait for a mail order plus changed insurance, so my doctor gave me Lexapro 10mg samples to use until I can get more Zoloft.
After begging my doctor and trying to be without it, I was put on Zoloft and it was moved up to mg a day.
In situations where the speed of onset of therapeutic effect is particularly important, such as in severe depression, fluoxetine may not be the SSRI of choice. I can't answer for myself since I haven't started any medication yet but I have seen my mom on both Lexapro and Zoloft and I think I might choose the Lexapro.
She did very well on Lexapro but it bothered her stomach quite a bit so they switched her to Zoloft. It sounds like your body has a hard time adjusting to meds too-I'm very sensitive.
How this relates to zoloft Earlier this year, it stopped working. Going to doctor today also the Zoloft made me gain about pounds and it does affect your libido.
Don't get me wrong, when I first started these, it was hard. Skip to Content googletag. Restless, couldn't sit still all night.
And now I'm wondering if I can go back to the zoloft and gain the same therapeutic benefit since it's been a while since I took it.
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Eventually is started getting better. Some questions that might be helpful to ask your doctor include: Health insurance plans typically cover antidepressant medications such as Lexapro and Zoloft, but prefer you to use the generic forms. Weight gain during long-term treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder: To view content sources and attributions, please refer to our editorial policy.
I have had some weight gain; however, the weight gain I can deal with, but I can't deal with panic attacks on a daily basis.
I wouldn't be concerned about switching meds - everyone is different and sometimes it takes a while to find the medication that works best for you.