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PPIs cause anxiety? Please help
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PPIs cause anxiety? Please help
I have been taking Protonix for a little longer than 1 month; 2 40mg tablets a day.  Before this I never had a case of anxiety/panic attacks.  After taking the Protonix for 2-3 weeks I have been having severe anxiety, to the point where if I feel any abnormality in my body, I think I have some kind of disease.

I have been off the PPIs for about 3 days and have not noticed a huge difference.

So has anyone had an increase in anxiety after taking a PPI?  If anyone has experienced this, please let me know, thanks!

Joe
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Hi,
Protonix can cause anxiety and it has been reported by many who take that medication.
If it persists and is troublesome, the medication has to be discontinued.
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Do you expect the anxiety to go away?  If so how long do the withdrawl symptoms last?  I have been taking 2 40mg tablets a day for a little longer than a month.

Thanks for your response!

Joe
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A related discussion, Anyone with similar symptoms was started.
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