Our expert says:
I hpe you are being treated by a psychiatrist rather than a GP - psychiatrists ought to be consulted in any case of depression which is not responding well to treatment.
There are many alternative antidepressants, and it certainly sounds as though Cipralex is not suiting you or helping you - and 1 or 2 months is more than enough time to assess that.
Effexor seemed to help though with a problem you encountered if a dose was missed - there could be an AD more similar to Effexor that would also work well for you, but without this snag.
Don't suddenly stop your meds, as this can also make you feel rather unpleasant. But do see a good local psychiatrist for a re-assessment and a discussion of treatment options. and if you have been under the treatment o a psychiatrist through the period you describe, see a different one, for a second opinion
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