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Old 10-20-2010, 08:24 PM   #2
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Re: Concerta vs Anxiety

Unfortunately I can't help with Anxiolytic medication, but I do know that your doctor is a dolt for giving someone with GAD a stimulant, even a mild one like Concerta. The side effects that you listed are not good to have (as you probably know...) and it's quite imperative that you switch medications, and possibly doctors.

I was prescribed Adderall for ADHD after a one-hour consult with a psychologist. That's not the way to prescribe Adderall. Fortunately for me, the medication actually helps.

Best of luck to you, anxiety is awful.

EDIT: I do know that everyone is different, but my mom started taking celexa for her depression/anxiety and she is SOOO much better now. Just a note.

Last edited by WanderingAround; 10-20-2010 at 08:26 PM.