So I started taking celexa on thursday....just 5mg/day. I have anxiety over taking pills and because I had taken paxil before and hallucinated and ended up in the mental hospital and since celexa is in the same SSRI family, I think I am having major anxiety over taking this new drug. I mainly have anxiety when I first wake up and then right before I go to sleep. I have a feeling that it's not the celexa giving me anxiety but rather me being nervous about starting a new drug and then what if I have a horrible side effect from it and then I will feel trapped because I won't be able to just stop it. So my question is, does it seem likely that the celexa is causing my anxiety? Anyone else experienced this? Does anyone know how long before I will be in the clear for developing any bad side effects? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Help!
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