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Manoela

661d

I'm currently using Zoloft to treat my depression and anxiety, should I be using a different medication to just treat anxiety?

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    • Manoela

      661d

      @Tictacs I'll definitely talk to my psych about the hightened anxiety side effect, thank you!

    • Hannah_6

      661d

      I got Zoloft and Pro 420 momma here for my mood disorder. It mostly helps me cope with my day.

    • Trizcuit

      661d

      Zoloft is known to help in some ways but my best advice for you is train yourself focus on things you love things you enjoy train yourself to push yourself forward I deal with high levels of anxiety throughout each week for each passing day do I fail at a lot of things yes is it cuz my anxiety yes but I don't allow myself to stop anxiety is in control of you as long as you allow it to be I feel medications aren't a cure they are just a temporary fix I understand people are different but the end of the day if you don't fight your anxiety and you don't try to take your life back it will rule over you and nobody needs to allow it to rule depression is another story I deal with depression by doing my favorite hobbies going out and surrounding myself around people and then when it gets to the point where I just can't do it I'll cry I'll talk to God and then I'll go to sleep and I'll wake up in aisle till myself you needed that and then I just keep on moving I hope this information helps you.

    • DaisyShadow

      661d

      I have taken Sertraline before. If it feels like you’re having more anxiety than usual, keep an eye on it. If it’s been a week or so with no improvement, call your doctor. It’s better to know about reactions than trying to see if it’ll work itself out.

    • Tictacs

      661d

      I also take hydroxizine since zoloft (from what I've been told) had a 'heightened anxiety' side effect. It usually keeps me calm ^^

      • Manoela

        661d

        @Tictacs I'll definitely talk to my psych about the hightened anxiety side effect, thank you!

    • MissJess

      661d

      I have been taken Sertaline. It helps calm me down.

    • chickybones

      661d

      Effexor and abilify has worked wonders

    • Poopyfacetomatonose

      661d

      I use zoloft and buspirone as well as another med to manage my anxiety because mine gets very bad some days. Is that all you've tried? Some medications aren't meant for anxiety but help with it!

      • Manoela

        661d

        @Poopyfacetomatonose I have a heart condition that makes me extremely sensitive to certain meds so when I reacted well to Zoloft my doctor decided to stick with it

    • EatenByWormy

      661d

      If Zoloft isn’t enough to manage your anxiety, then it’s something to ask about.

    • MrsBabydoll

      661d

      I’m on cymbalta for CRPS but it also treats my depression and anxiety. I have Lorazepam for really bad days.

      • Manoela

        661d

        @MrsBabydoll does the lorazepam work well? I've heard it's got some nasty side effects

        • MrsBabydoll

          661d

          @Manoela when your in a severe anxiety attack it provides quick relief. When I have a meltdown it’s necessary. I could be like that for days. It just makes me go to sleep. I rarely ever take it but when I need it, it helps.

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