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If Lexapro and Zoloft both cause me to be tired, should I ask to take Prozac before I stop trying SSRIs (for OCD/anxiety)? My Pdoc didn't think it would be necessary to try another SSRI, but I'm thinking that maybe I should consider it. Or maybe I should stop trying them and just be happy that I don't have a Pdoc who wants me to try every single SSRI on the market haha!
 

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You could try an SNRI like Effexor XR or combine Lexapro/Zoloft with Wellbutrin XR.
 

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You could try an SNRI like Effexor XR or combine Lexapro/Zoloft with Wellbutrin XR.
Is it strange that I can't distinguish between Zoloft and Lexapro? I feel no difference at all (in terms of side effects, efficacy, etc). If I randomly chose between the two, I would have no clue which one I took.
 

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Add Wellbutrin, seriously. This is what Zoloft + Wellbutrin can be like:

http://www.erowid.org/experiences/exp.php?ID=43484

Some guy on Erowid said:
Also, I noticed a marked improvement in my social abilities within my activities in grad school.

I started making more friends, going to professor/student parties and participating in class discussion more. One of my most proud acchievements has been overcoming some of my fears of public speaking to become a teaching assistant and even give an hour long lecture in front of 150 students. I still take Ritalin but only on an as needed basis and in about 3x less the frequency and dosage that I used to take it. My social horizons are expending and my progress in school improving.

For some, these drugs won't work but for me and for now they are allowing me to vastly improve my life. These medications have given me a thicker skin and higher tolerance for social pain which is needed to climb out of the hole depression dug me into. It's been 8 months now and the side effects are not very noticeable. Occasionally Wellbutrin can get me into a hypo-manic-like state which is why I stay at 250 mg per day instead of the normal 300 mg. Zoloft also helps to take this edge off.
You know the meds are highly effective when people use words like "hypomania"...
 

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Yes, great combination.
 
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