It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Anxiety Message Board

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 07-29-2004, 12:27 AM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 15
loulou1 HB User
Question Lexipro & Blood Pressure...

I have been taking 10mg of Lexipro for almost 3 months. I can't believe how much this drug has done for me. I struggled with increasing anxiety symptoms off and on for most of my life and then before Lexipro the anxiety became intolerable. My blood pressure always seemed to be moderately high 145/80 before Lexipro, due to being anxious all the time. Now after taking Lexipro my blood pressure is 85/80. I feel so calm now, it's awesome...[B] Has anyone had this experience on Lexipro??? And how long does the tiredness last??? [/B] I admit I do not like feeling tired most days, but I will take tired any day over anxiety. I know some of you have not had a positive experience with Lexipro, it's not for everyone. If you are at your witts end with anxiety, I encourage you to try Lexipro. Yes there are some side effects, but when you compare them to the anxiety, which would you rather have??? Good luck to you all...

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 07-29-2004, 06:42 PM   #2
Senior Veteran
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: melbourne, vic, aust
Posts: 7,376
hry33 HB Userhry33 HB User
Re: Lexipro & Blood Pressure...

anxious people often have high blood pressure so when lexapro works for you, a lower BP can be expected
the tiredness isnt general, your dose of lexapro is low and probably cant be lowered and kept working,
I can only suggest you take it before bed

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Lupus and blood pressure spikes when sleeping. Sunsetnan Lupus 121 07-26-2010 07:21 AM
Dizzyness & Headaches caz72me High & Low Blood Pressure 8 02-19-2009 12:18 AM
Thyroid issues & iodine & b/p famnd High & Low Blood Pressure 5 10-27-2007 03:41 PM
Fluid intake & b/p famnd High & Low Blood Pressure 3 10-24-2007 05:18 PM
Dr. Donohue & b/p 24 hr rhythm famnd High & Low Blood Pressure 1 07-18-2007 07:59 PM
Low Blood pressure & Thyroid Disease confused725 Thyroid Disorders 24 04-20-2006 01:37 PM
question on dehydration & bood pressure Rickypedros High & Low Blood Pressure 3 10-17-2005 01:28 PM
Lexipro & Blood Pressure... loulou1 Anxiety 1 07-29-2004 07:23 AM
Lexipro and Anxiety loulou1 Anxiety 1 05-22-2004 12:25 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:03 PM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2015 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!