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Anxiety and put on Lexapro

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Irishgal89

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Hi , yesterday I started 5mg for anxiety. Found it hard to sleep last night and woke at 7am this morning and couldn't go back to sleep.
Feel not myself and alot of depersonalization , bad dizziness in shops.
Has anyone any positive stories about this medication

Thanks
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Misa_

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Hi

I’m not on this particular medicines but I know it’s likely that side effects for anti anxiety medications take place the first few weeks you have them.

I’m on sertraline and I had the same thing to begin with I thought my head was going to explode. It does get better though .
If you can wait it out a few weeks you generally see the benefits. Our brains need time to adjust that’s all.
 
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Irishgal89

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Hi

I’m not on this particular medicines but I know it’s likely that side effects for anti anxiety medications take place the first few weeks you have them.

I’m on sertraline and I had the same thing to begin with I thought my head was going to explode. It does get better though .
If you can wait it out a few weeks you generally see the benefits. Our brains need time to adjust that’s all.
Thanks for the reply. I will definitely give it time just not a very nice feeling being spaced out. Very surprised of the amount of people that have same thing.
Thanks 😊
 
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