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Justinerosexx

845d

My dr wants me to try hydroxzine for my anxiety and I’m super nervous to try it..I keep telling her I’ll try it but I get panic attacks when I’m about to take it. I’m scared it will do something to me. I hate trying new meds

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    • ___

      842d

      I’m sorry, I hope you’re doing okay now

    • ___

      842d

      I’m sorry, I hope you’re doing okay now

    • Justinerosexx

      842d

      Update . I hated hydroxyzine.

    • ___

      842d

      I was scared to try it too!!! I got it 3 months ago and just tried it last week. It wasn’t crazy at all, but it did the job. It mostly made me feel a little tired, but at the same time it did actually help my anxiety. It was nice, I’d recommend it.

    • Remkle

      842d

      I totally feel you on the anxiety of trying new meds. Especially since I end up getting like every side effect on every med. except this one.

    • Remkle

      842d

      I have taken it for 5 years and I love it. Helps me sleep better. Helps my allergies. Helps me not be drenched in sweat which is a side effect of my ssri. And absolutely no side effects.

    • RWRNMSN

      842d

      It might make you sleepy is all. Nothing to be scared about.

    • MacTonight

      843d

      I was never able to keep taking anxiety medication I was prescribed due to the same reason. I’m not sure what it’s even supposed to do, would it stop that burst/spike of panic in my chest or stomach? Would I not feel that sick/traumatized with fear feeling anymore? Or does it just make you drowsy?

    • Penguins

      844d

      I take this too! Just forgot to add it to my profile. I take a baby dose and I barely feel it so I’ll have to up it. Can you start with a super low dose?

    • Smo

      844d

      Hydroxyzine has been a game changer for me! It's very mild as far as meds go. I totally get the fear that comes with trying a new med though. But it has made such a difference when my anxiety is feeling really out of hand

    • Ariemb

      845d

      Hey! I was on it while I’m my first year of college and really helped with nerves of new environment . I understand it’s scary but if you wanna know more about what it’s like being on it message me!

    • Rasin

      845d

      it’ll be okay luv i think the worst of it will be you get a little sleepy.hydroxizine is very common and very safe but if you’re worried ask your doc or a friend to sit with you for 30mins-1hr while you take the med to watch for reactions or anything. i’ve been taking it for 2ish years so feel free to message me and we can talk about it

    • ThatOneNerd

      845d

      Feel free to message me if you want to chat about meds, I’ve tried tons of different meds for anxiety :)

    • ThatOneNerd

      845d

      No need to concerned, hydroxyzine is a safe med. It helps regulate serotonin to reduce anxiety, and you can use it as needed. It doesn’t work for everyone, but the worst side effect I’ve heard is drowsiness. There’s two versions, pamoate and HCL. The former is more likely to cause sleepiness, so I prefer the HCL. It works pretty well for me with no side effects!

    • Erinbeegee

      845d

      Don't be nervous! It's a very mild one. Everyone reacts differently but it's kind of like a strong benadryl almost. Makes you relax and maybe sleepy. Most everyone tolerates it pretty well.

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