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Don't be against trying a different medication
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jim531 posted:
What they say is true; each person is different on what med works best. I had been on Lexapro for the last 3 years for depression and anxiety. It definitely helped and made me functional, but I still didn't feel really good. I had heard so many opinions that Lexapro was the best so I just figured this was the best I could feel using a medication. Finally 2 weeks ago I had had enough and went back to the doctor and discussed it. I decided to make a change to Cymbalta and I feel much better after just 2 weeks on Cymbalta than I did for 3 years on Lexapro. My tip is just be open to making a change if you don't feel the med you are on is doing enough. Another one may work much better.
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