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Offline chino77

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people on celexa, how many mg until it started working for you?
« on: February 17, 2014, 07:49:08 AM »
i started taking celexa in november. started at 5mg then after a month went 10mg now i just started 10.5mg. im going in low dosages at my own request because ive had bad experiences with other ssri's (zoloft and paxil). 10mg was ok for side effects but i didnt feel any different. after a week on 10.5 im feeling pretty crappy (better than with the other ssri's which i stopped taking after a few days). i know im on a pretty low dosage but i wonder if its even worth continuing.

im also on .5mg of xanax 3 times a day (for 1 year now, before that it was .5mg a day for 5yrs). i suffer from anxiety, panic attacks and agoraphobia.

i just wonder if even at this low of a dosage if it is a sign that it isnt really going to do anything for me...should i have felt even a little better by now?
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Re: people on celexa, how many mg until it started working for you?
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2014, 09:56:38 AM »
You should feel some difference with four to six weeks. If you don't feel any changes at all the dose may be upped. Just to see if it works. But 4 to 6 weeks is the normal time it takes for these forms of medication to really begin doing their stuff.
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