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... The long term effects of SSRI's is not measurable as those of us taking them are literally the lab rats who will determine that. ... (12 replies)
... Does anyone know the long term side effects of SSRI's, if they cause brain damage,liver problems, ect? ... (3 replies)
... I've had anxiety for as long as I can remember and it's getting worse. ... (1 replies)

... y creeping in again. My doc says it may take a couple increases before the correct dose is found. Anyway, I am just curious to see how Xanax is being used on a long term basis because this is the only viable option for me since I can't take SSRI's. They give me way too many side effects. ... (17 replies)
... the eye 'zingies' and the brain 'zaps'. I have had many discussions about the possible long term effects on my brain will be after having been on these meds for such a long time. ... (1 replies)
... Have you tried taking an SSRI for your anxiety, saving benzos for the bed days? ... (2 replies)
... for all of your posts. It's great to hear of others who have used Xanax for longer periods of time. I really find the drug working and for the first time in a long time I have felt close to "normal". Anyway, i want to try and take it on a long term basis and this is why the thread was started. ... (17 replies)
... but the long term side effects of Ativan are not as bad as the SSRI group meds. I think the biggest concern is that one can become physically and mentally dependent on it. ... (2 replies)
... I cant really answer for your particuliar doctor, but anxiety is a form of depression, and to understand how ssri work, they work by controling the seratonin and other chemicals that control how we feel. ... (33 replies)
... term medical management with drugs like benzos and ssri's have a horrible withdrawal syndrome associated with them. I do wish I could find an ssri to control my GAD. I have tried nearly all of them. ... (8 replies)
... definitely lifted my depression, which helped a lot, but the anxiety was awful. However, I've seen posts here saying you really do have to persevere for a very long time to get the full effects. A friend of mine from church has only just begun to feel a lot better after taking Lexapro for 3 months! ... (4 replies)
... I take xanax, less than 2mg. per day, usually 1.5 or 1.75mg. A year ago I was taking 3mg. per day, so it is possible to reduce the dosage. I have had anxiety for many years and it works just fine. Your 1.5mg. is a small dosage and you may need to updose a bit to get more anxiety relief. With OCD, you are right xanax does not help but the SSRI Luvox (one of the oldest... (17 replies)
... What are your thoughts on daily long term use? ... (6 replies)
... that you experience are a direct result of the Lexapro. It is a nasty drug with lots of side effects. Do a search on Lexapro on this board and you will here a long list of horror stories. ... (3 replies)
... I'm curious about long term use of drugs like this, especially if they they do get off of them at some point and what the reaction would be. ... (3 replies)
... I am recently off benzos and considering SSRI therapy to get functional. But I cannot think of a story i have read of someone that used one of these meds for a long time with no problems. ... (12 replies)
... I was the same way ocdengineer, I had very severe reactions to all SSRI's. My OCD is pretty bad...my Doctor said on a scale of 1 to 10 I'm about a 8 and 1/2 as far as the OCD. I'll clean, count and sort things for the rest of my life before I'd ever touch another SSRI...but that's just me, some people have great luck with them. Even though the OCD is bad, I'd rather... (17 replies)
... Good point. (12 replies)
... I've only been on an SSRI for about 6 months, but I know two people who have been on them 5+ years and are doing well still. The reason you don't hear many good stories is not that many people who have felt good on an SSRI for 10 years will come on the internet and post about it ;) Jeff (12 replies)
... term use and you know it helps you to just calm, see clearly and if you use it in conjunction with therapy who knows you may be able to go pill free one day! ... (5 replies)


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