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Afraid to take meds

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i've been given medication from my doctor for social anxiety four days ago, i took it the first day, but haven't taken it again since. i felt panicky immediately after i took it and felt like i couldn't breathe. it made me feel the same as if i had taken a drug for the flu and i felt drugged up. it was so horrible i am now afraid to take it again.

i was thinking of taking half the dose (5mg instead of 10) to start with, but is this advisable?

what were your experiences of first taking medication?

by the way i'm new to the forum, so hello.
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