I was on Lithium 300 mg thrice a day and 50 mg Zoloft once a day for a year and a half but they were of no help so I stopped taking them. My anxiety symptoms are coming back. I have racing thoughts and panic attacks. I cannot wait for 30 days to see a psychiatrist. Would I be able to go to the ER to get something for anxiety? I work on roofs and building garages. I cannot keep having panic attacks.
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I will strongly recommend to consult your psychiatrist at the earliest so that your mental state can be reviewed and started back on appropriate medication. You may know that stopping medication without medical supervision puts you at risk of relapse. Also I note that you were on Lithium which has mood-stabilizing properties. You report racing thoughts. So it is advisable to get reviewed sooner. Try asking your psychiatrist for an urgent appointment. If not possible, go to ER and seek psychiatric advice.
Meanwhile, try to sleep adequately, avoid alcohol and any other recreational drugs as it can worsen the situation.
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