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Old 11-11-2010, 07:21 AM   #1
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Smile Zoloft replacement medication?

I was trying zoloft 50 mg as a daily maintenance med for anxiety and i was taking it at night. It would give me insomnia so i would have to take klonopin to get me to sleep. Then midday i would have to take a half klonopin because felt the anxiety come on again. Dr suggested zoloft 100 mg in morning. Oh my god did that ever make my anxiety worse. I felt it so bad in my heart and i was manic. Had to take klonopin to calm me down. Now i know zoloft doesn't help my anxiety it makes it worse. What med should i try to replace the zoloft? My mom had the same thing happen to her with zoloft and she said lexapro works good for her. Any thoughts on this med too?

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Re: Zoloft replacement medication?

Given that lexapro worked for your mother, it might be worth a shot - otherwise, its a matter of trying different meds until you find one that works.

 
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