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Have been off and in Lexapro (escitalopram) this year. We are now trying Prozac. 6th day and I feel very panicky Wondering when it should start 2help with the panic ?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In brief: Prozac/ Lexapro (escitalopram)

It isn't uncommon to have increased anxiety when you first start a particular selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. In most cases, these symptoms decrease and these medications help to treat various anxiety disorders.
Take care.

In brief: Prozac/ Lexapro (escitalopram)

It isn't uncommon to have increased anxiety when you first start a particular selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. In most cases, these symptoms decrease and these medications help to treat various anxiety disorders.
Take care.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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