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... Well, I have only taken SSRI's for anxiety, with an occasional xanax for added help. I KNOW everyone is different in their reactions to these meds, but please, confirm with me, this is the order top to bottom of how well SSRI's do in general for generalized anxiety: 1) Paxil (most "sedating") 2) Lexapro 3) Zoloft 4) Prozac (most "activating") ANY input with your... (0 replies)
... The only SSRI I've been on is Paxil CR 25mg and I don't find it sedating at all. Maybe it's because of the continuous release formula, maybe the regular Paxil is more sedating. ... (5 replies)
... can help. It is also one of the most sedating of the ssri's I believe. Asking your physician is the best. I would rather take the Luvox as an augmentation to the xanax than upping the dosage of xanax. ... (17 replies)

... Paxil is considered to be more sedating and Zoloft more stimulating so if you only have anxiety Paxil is probably the best one to try first. In fact of all the SSRI's, Paxil is the most sedating. ... (2 replies)
... The first few weeks on any SSRI can be an adjustment. It is not uncommon to have increased anxiety and insomnia during that time. You may also experience headaches or dry mouth. ... (1 replies)
Dec 12, 2004
... Took Xanax briefly but found it delayed/retarded my responses when driving so switched to other benzos like ativan or oxazopam and had no problems. SSRI's can definately cause the sleepiness, don't know the one you're on, but many people find Prozac more stimulating than sedating. Consult your pharmasist or CPS or talk to your Doc about this. It is my understanding that... (4 replies)
... actually, most AD's are meant to be stimulating....certainly not what one needs when they have anxiety... ... (11 replies)
... You are having the normal anxiety and panic that most folks have when starting a new antidepressant. ... (9 replies)
... Unfortunately if you're on antidepressant, they can take up to 5 weeks to become effective. The side effects from SSRI's can be annoying in the beginning. I don't like the idea of tacking on a 100 different medications to counter act side effects but the reality is, is that you might need something to help you sleep at night and/or something to help with the anxiety during the... (10 replies)

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