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I started taking Cipralex in October. I am very sensitive to medications. My psychiatrist started me on 10mg and I started having major panic attacks at least once a day. I had other side effects as well: sexual dysfunction, dry mouth, weird dreams. I cut myself back to 5mg and then quit it. He started me back up on 5mg and has been increasing the dose over the past 6 months or so to 20mg. I've been taking 20mg for about 8 weeks. I wanted to lie in the street and die. The depression was still really, really bad. The anxiety calmed down, though and I'm small talking to people when I normally wo
So I have a long history of depression (since I can remember) and about I year after my first attempted suicide (when I turned 18) they threw me on Paxil. I went NUTTERS. Not good, and I thought I had been emotionally crazy before (lots of freaking out and crying and obsessive phone calling...) Then I was switched onto Celexa which I kept on until earlier this year after my third suicide attempt. I asked my doctor for a medication that was more for anxiety than depression so she threw Cipralex at me because she had free samples. So far, the only differences between the three (besides n