I was prescribed Celaxa to combat my depression and anxiety. But I did not find this drug effective at all and found myself sinking lower and lower into depression instead. I told my doctor that this drug was not suiting me, but he advised me to give it some more time to start working. He informed me that SSRIs usually take weeks or months before it becomes effective. My friends advised me not to listen to what the doctor was saying and to do as my heart was telling me to do. I do wish I had listened to them. My life is a total sham now. I found the pain unbearable and started waking up late after having three bottles of beer. Earlier, I had great faith in the effectiveness of drugs, but not any more. I am now really very worried now. I finally ended up in the hospital.