New to anxiety!!

Hi, I've just joined this site in the hope that someone out there might understand how I'm feeling...I woke up 2 weeks ago with my very first panic attack (ever) and the anxiety has been constant since then!! I've been prescribed Citalopram 20mg and I've been taking them for just over a week...I have all the usual anxiety symptoms (dizzy, heart racing, hot spikes, overwhelming panic) and I'm trying to see the light at the end of the tunnel!! All advice welcome!!

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  • Is the medication helping at all?

  • Hard to tell yet, I feel very spaced out and it definitely gets worse in the evenings 😖I've been told it can take 2-6 weeks before they have an effect

  • That's a long time, you will be OK just hang in there.

  • I use to take antrax 50mg it worked but quit taking them bcuz I want to not be dependent on meds but I find it very very difficult to stay focused and alert without them and it's been abt 4mths I've been off them...i tired of this suffering from

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