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  1. #1
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    Problems with SSRI

    I am suffering from anxiety and have been taking SSRI (Cipralex/Escitalopram) for a long time. Cipralex/Escitalopram have been very effective against anxiety i can also take a very small dose to get an effect. I have been taking 5mg Cipralex/Escitalopram when the minimal recommended dose is 10mg. The problem is that when i take SSRI i get nothing done at all. It feels like all my motivation disappears and i cannot study. I also have been diagnosed with ADHD and also feels like Cipralex/Escitalopram makes it even harder to concentrate. Does anyone else recognize this and what have you done to solve it?

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    SSRI work well for some people, I am like you , I feel drained and kind of zombie state. Welcome to the forum Wood
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