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  1. Phentermine and Lexapro?
    ... monographs for these drugs and Phentermine HCl and Lexapro may interact based on the potential interaction between...

  2. XANAX withdrawal?
    ... experiencing shock sensations. The Dr. did put him on Lexapro for a month and he ended that this past weekend cold...
    ... experiencing shock sensations. The Dr. did put him on Lexapro for a month and he ended that this past weekend cold...
    ... experiencing shock sensations. The Dr. did put him on Lexapro for a month and he ended that this past weekend cold ... turkey. I don't know what this other drug is, the Lexapro . I am not a doctor and so I am only making suggestions ... narcotic or anti-depressant drug ( if that is what Lexapro is... cold turkey ever, unless approved by a Dr.)...

  3. Zoloft Withdrawal Or Something Else?
    ... all do this, because I'm taking one right now called Lexapro , but Paxil did not work for me for some reason. ...
    ... all do this, because I'm taking one right now called Lexapro , but Paxil did not work for me for some reason. ...
    ... my life. Needless to say, I switched. I'm now on Lexapro 10mg and had to adjust to it. I started on 5mg for...

  4. alcohol and lexapro
    ... The prescribing literature on Lexapro says that it doesn't potentiate the effects of alchol...
    ... ok, I was on lexapro and didn't exactly follow my doctors orders about ... have gone to the hospital twice due to being drunk on lexapro . I have never had a drinking problem or ever gone...
    ... dude, alcohol and lexapro aint a problem. if it was id be dead. take it slow ... at first just to be sure, but ive been on lexapro for a while, and during that time have drank A LOT ... folks though. i cant tell i get any more of a buzz on lexapro than before i was on it, for me at least there is ... i definitly wouldnt mess with that combo, but IMO lexapro is okay....
    ... advisable to drink with any of the SSRI's of which Lexapro is one. Positive4U :)...
    ... my depression) Ive lost 25 lbs and started taking Lexapro , I was aware that drinking on this med probably wasn ... drank large amounts of alcohol twice since being on Lexapro and will not do so again until Im off the drug. Both ... Im usually the sane babysitter of the group, not on Lexapro tho!) not to mention my hangovers lasted 2-3 days...

  5. Is it okay to not take medication some days?
    ... For the last 4 months I have been taking 40 mg of Lexapro and .5 of Xanax daily. I never have or have had any ... take Xanax the days I drink, but have been taking Lexapro . I want to know if it's okay to take lexapro sunday...

  6. Lexapro and Lorazepam?
    ... these medicines and they work great for me. I take Lexapro 10mg at night before bed and Lorazepam 1mg at about...
    ... hi i take 40mg lexapro and ativan 1mg four times a day and have for about...
    ... like an anti anxiety med) I take 20mg of Lexapro 1 mg of Atavan as needed and 45mg of Remeron at night...

  7. Paxel?? Help, please!
    ... results myself from zoloft years ago and currently on lexapro and doing well on it.its just with kids and there...

Environmental Disorders board

  1. Indoor Mold Exposure
    ... anxiety in my life. He agreed though and put me on Lexapro for the depression and Xanax for the anxiety. It's...

Hernia board

  1. Phernial Neuropathy
    ... have been put on medication for depression called lexapro . This is suppose to help with the fibro also. But...

Pain Management board

  1. Any Ideas? Remeron and Cymbalta
    ... depression I was sent to a shrink. He took me off the lexapro (20mg) and doubled the cymbalta(120mg. He also put...

  2. Anyone itch from pain meds?
    ... Prozac...especially Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil, Celexa, Lexapro , Cymbalta, Effexor & Luvox...I think that's all of...

  3. Fentnyl patch, need wisdom from all
    ... I will be very careful with those. She also take Lexapro at night for her depression, that should help with...

  4. med question
    ... I do not take the Effexor any longer. I am taking LEXAPRO . I don't know if it is helping with the pain much ... less depressed than I was before I started taking Lexapro . I have only taken 1 pill of Soma ever and that...

  5. Chronic fatigue from meds/pain???
    ... am on fentanyl patch, Lyrica, Percocet, Trileptal, Lexapro , and Ambien. I need to figure this out and what...

  6. I think maybe the pain meds are negating my ADD meds.
    ... feel the same way,iam also very depressed,iam taking lexapro lyrica hydo and xanx,and iam trying to wean off of...

  7. What a Nightmare! I weaned off AD while on pain meds
    ... The worst drug I've weaned from was Lexapro . It was a horrid experience for six months. I talk...
    ... point! Sharron, I'm on Wellbutrin - I did like the Lexapro initially but at the top dosage, I dropped out. ...

  8. Dr Said No More Refills On Hydrocodone Yikes
    ... scared and have no trust for drs anymore.iam also on lexapro xanx and lyrica all which i swore i would never take...

  9. Lexapro - anyone who take it?
    ... My daughter took Lexapro but it was for anxiety. It didn't do a thing for her...
    ... Hello, I took Lexapro for about a year a couple of years ago and was quite...
    ... take it. About 3 months ago my pdoc added 10mg of Lexapro to the 300mg of Wellbutrin that I have been taking...
    ... chronic pain, so I can't speak to the benefits of the Lexapro in that respect, but as far as depression and anxiety ... benefiting from your wisdom and wit again. I hope the Lexapro is as helpful to you as it has been to my hubby. Take...
    ... an ssri I have severe insomnia. I was on 20 mg of lexapro but have managed to go down to 10mg with no problems...
    ... Brian, My daughter takes Lexapro for anxiety. Previously she was taking Paxil, but ... of weight with it. So her doc switched her to Lexapro 10mg daily. She felt an improvement, but not all ... she's losing weight. So she is very satisfied with Lexapro . Another benefit she describes is being more alert...
    ... Well I am on day 8 of the Lexapro and all I can say is that it does not quite have the...
    ... I was put on 10 mg of Lexapro and ended up in the hospital for 2 weeks while they ... heart for anything and everything. Ended up that the Lexapro was causing me to have med induced panic attacks which...
    ... It could be the lexapro making you so drousy. that is a lot of sleep to be...

  10. Fentanyl patch & LEXAPRO
    ... Brian, I had a bad time with Lexapro and Chantix (drug to quit smoking) - my brain felt ... have picked up on this? A good friend of mine is on Lexapro and 50mcg patch without issue. I also noted that ... you cannot (should not) take Lexapro and Imitrex. Good luck T...

  11. DULOXETINE for neuropathic pain
    ... MILD NARCOTIC** [SIZE="3"]SSRI Antideprests[/SIZE]- Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate), Paxil(paroxetine), Prozac(fluoxetine ... Trileptal 1500mg/day Percocet 5/325mg up to 6/day Lexapro 10mg/day I hope this information helps you out. ...

  12. increaseing meds
    ... of mine does take Cymbalta and likes it better than Lexapro . Wow, you've been through A LOT. Hugs,...

  13. Oxicontin - I have a question, please
    ... feel sick. I also was taking off abruptly from Lexapro over the weekend and this makes me very irritable...
    ... wonder if part of this is due to the quick exit of lexapro . Hope you feel better soon....
    ... Your Lexapro could also be part of the problem here. I used ... to take Lexapro and discovered that the withdrawals from this medication...

  14. anti- dep for pm?
    ... My experience. I was put on 10 mg Lexapro for peri menopause symtoms (which includes pain) in ... I found my new internist who weaned me off the Lexapro over 6 weeks using Wellbutrin. They're 2 different...

  15. Has Anyone Had a Breakdown Emotionally From Pain Med Use?
    ... NARCOTIC AT ALL! The doctor has been introducing Lexapro gradually (started me at 10mg daily...I am up to 20 ... manageable. IF we are able to just wing it with the Lexapro , then the doc said he will prescribe something for...

  16. next step up from Norco
    ... worries me due to my work... for depression i took lexapro for 3 yrs and counseling...my GP 2 wks ago (i'm going ... m just not doing well with life right now) changed lexapro to Pristiq?? and started me on Buspar for anxiety...
    ... have tried many of the meds you mentioned, buspar, lexapro , lryica ( I think you mentioned that) & more, norco...

  17. Low dose of medication?
    ... - as needed as BT or 20/650 mg Percocet as BT Lexapro - PM only I told him that because I try my best...
    ... Oxy - as needed as BT or 20/650 mg Percocet as BT Lexapro - PM only I told him that because I try my best not...

  18. Update on today's PT and PM visit - not good
    ... very bad car accident in 1997. I'm trying to get of Lexapro and have a decent internist but as I'm getting pain...

  19. Doctor shopping question & new PCP question
    ... innocuous things such as an antibiotic. I am also on Lexapro and Chantix (was) and suffered a really bad interraction ... need a PCP as I'm suffering a severe reaction to the Lexapro and Chantix". Despite the letter I received saying ... researched HRT for 2 years now and started weaning off the Lexapro . I stopped the Chantix immediately and the new PCP...

  20. Doc said stop Lyrica & start Neurontin w/o titrating...
    ... weaning off a drug is very important. My GYN put me on Lexapro last August and I tried to just stop it - very bad...

  21. I Don't Know What To Do Anymore...
    ... have after my second fusion. I was suggested to try Lexapro . I feel no so good, have no anxiety symptoms at all...
    ... sensation. My Cardiologist put me on very low dose of Lexapro . I don't know how can you take anxiety meds "as needed...
    ... different kind of med than The SSRI's or MAOI's like Lexapro or Zoloft, etc. It is purely for anxiety and panic...
    ... different kind of med than The SSRI's or MAOI's like Lexapro or Zoloft, etc. It is purely for anxiety and panic...

  22. Narcotics changing my personality?!
    ... is why he suggested anti-anxiety medication called Lexapro . In higher doses it may work as anti-depressant, on...

  23. Depression setting in - related to Ultram stoppage??
    ... psychiatrist. Along with his BP meds, he takes Lexapro . I know you told me at one time what you took, but...

  24. Finding the right medication for my pain.
    ... psych. and asking if I can start on something, maybe Lexapro or Wellbutrin. brian p.s. We do have to be VERY...

  25. Brian, curious to see how your Ultram stoppage goes
    ... and go from there. I was thinking of maybe going on Lexapro if I really HAD TO. I am going to keep a close eye...

  26. Hey Guys, I need your help.
    ... medications. I was thinking of asking my doctor for lexapro . I do take xanax when I get scared. So how do you...
    ... for breakthrough and valium for anxiety. I also take lexapro for anxiety and depression. It is my godsend. I have ... I would like to try cymbalta, but I have to go off lexapro completely to go on cymbalta. I like lexapro, it helps ... would ask for cymbalta. As far as how I cope, the lexapro helps, but not over doing it is very important. Do...
    ... problem was anxiety. My Cardiologist suggested to try Lexapro . I never dealt with a such a great med. I have reactions...
    ... would recommend cymbalta if you are happy with the lexapro ? I don't think I can take cymbalta I will ask my doc ... something else added in. BTW What is your dose of lexapro ? Moldova, Just courious as to what your dosage of ... lexapro is. I hope that it is a different drug that prozac...
    ... responding with some great wisdom. I am going to start lexapro , at least that is my plan. I will keep posting and...

  27. Percocet causing nervousness/anxiety
    ... causing heart palpitations... My Cardiologist put me on Lexapro (anti-anxiety med) and it relaxed me a lot. My PM...

  28. In alot of pain after swimming
    ... pain of the fall died down abit? I didnt start the lexapro yet, was going to do it this week but then when I...

  29. Lexapro - Anyone tried or taking it?
    ... muscle along with my original back pain. He prescribed Lexapro to help he said with nerve ending pain. He said it...

  30. Lets Compare Diagnoses & Medications
    ... tablets, flexeril and valium for muscle relaxants, lexapro for anxiety and depression, and maxalt for migraines...

  31. My husband does not agree with meds,plz help me
    ... take valium and flexeril for muscle relaxants, and lexapro for anxiety (I have been taking it for 2 years), and...

  32. Replacing Medications With Generic Brands
    ... meds are: Avinza 90mg Xodol Zanaflex Cymbalta Lexapro Lynesta Any info would be greatly appreciated.....
    ... following meds. Avinza 90mg Xodol Zanaflex Cymbalta Lexapro Lynesta Any info would be greatly appreciated.....
    ... incorrect. Simply, I don't know anything about Xodol or Lexapro ! I'm positive that some of the others on this forum...
    ... Hi Randy...I can fill you in on the Lexapro . I take it also, 20 mg per day. I don't know about...

  33. New member. I need advice!
    ... flexerill and valium for muscle relaxants. I also take lexapro for anxiety and depression. I hope your new combo...

  34. Question about Pain Management Doctors
    ... over like i felt very strongly it was.getting onto lexapro also helped tons with the depression that was just ... difference just seeing a good therepist and getting onto lexapro did for me.you just need someone to help you feel...

  35. Question about anxiety
    ... going through medicine withdrawal as I stopped taking lexapro about a year or so ago. My doctor prescribed me generic...

  36. Anyone with Chronic Myofascial Pain???
    ... 2xdaily, flexerill and valium for muscle relaxants, and lexapro for anxiety ( I have taken this for 2 years), and...

  37. Sleepless Nights and Pain
    ... the same meds you are but instead of cybalta I take lexapro , its suposed to have a anti-anxiety agent in it that...

  38. Really?
    ... Hi Brian, Currently I take a low dose of Lexapro . I've been an insomniac for a long time and have tried ... Elavil, melatonin, etc. I actaully take 10mg of Lexapro around noon and seem to sleep quite a bit better since...

  39. Oxycodone scare for 3 years, feeling awful now, dizzy, lightheaded, foggy
    ... As for past meds and current. . . this as follows Lexapro until June 2007 Welbutrin from June 2007 untl November...

  40. Cymbalta
    ... depression. is anyone else having such a hard time? I took lexapro for years, but it finally dident work anymore, its...

  41. Pain Meds & Antidepressants....Are they supposed to go together?
    ... ones, I never knew how I got home. Lyrica , Elavil, Lexapro and all the others, I've tried and had a severe breathing...
    ... in combination with one another. I am on 20mg of Lexapro and 150mg Wellbutrin XL per day, plus 40mg of Oxycontin ... a really bad low and had to get right back on the Lexapro . I like the Lexapro because it has always worked extremely...

  42. Help with depression from Ultram withdrawal
    ... that can occur called Serotonin Syndrome (I was on Lexapro and Ultram when it occured). I have checked the...
    ... tried any other SSRI's...prior to Cymbalta I was on Lexapro and it worked very well for me...well up until my...

  43. Finally told MD I couldn't take pain anymore....
    ... Be very careful when taking Ultram with any SSRI's ( Lexapro , Prozac, etc) as they are highly contridated and can...

  44. Losing my patience and getting a temper, short fused on meds?
    ... now. I am on Oxycontin and Percocet. I have tried Lexapro , wellbutrin, and Effexor. Roght now I am on: Lamictal...

  45. New to taking Topamax
    ... was taking Ultram after a foot surgery and was on Lexapro , an SSRI, for depression. Well needless to say a...

  46. So "out of it" when take opiate with anti-depressant- help!
    ... I take 10 mg of Lexapro with 90 mg of MS Contin (30 mg 3xday) and feel so ... above combination of meds. When I stopped taking the Lexapro I was much more alert and felt like I could functioon ... every time I try this, after a few days away from the Lexapro I spiral down emotionally. I have thought maybe I ... down times and maybe I will adjust to not having the Lexapro . Wondered if anyone else has experienced this? Thanks...
    ... Can you take the Lexapro at bedtime? Would that help? There are meds out there ... effects you are having when you discontinue them. Lexapro may be one that needs to be tapered. Do not stop any...

  47. Can someone help me sort all these meds out
    ... on(he's been home 3 days) Zanaflex 4mgs 2x a day Lexapro 20mgs 1x a day celebrex 200mgs 2x a day trazodone...
    ... stab for you....there are a few I DO know about... Lexapro ~ antidepressant..pain pts use it as well as others ... use which would be an antidepressant...but since the Lexapro has been written, id bet my bottom dollar its for...

  48. antidepressants?
    ... The reason I am asking is because my md put me on lexapro and when I take it with my other meds I think it has ... currently take Norco 10, Soma, Ativan, Trazadone, and lexapro . I have been on antidepressants almost my whole life...
    ... Hi mshatch....I have been on Lexapro for several years, which seems to be the norm for...
    ... Thanks for the advice and also for letting me know how lexapro works for you. I love getting the scoop from people ... have been there. I was really kinda scared about the lexapro but I now take it mid morning and at night. I was...
    ... Hi mshatch, I also take lexapro with my pain meds (MS contin) and have the same ... problem - loopy and sedated. I tried cutting the 10 mg lexapro in half and then cutting it out altogether to see ... depression or mood swings get worse if I am off the lexapro . If I may ask, do you work? The reason I ask is...

  49. Lexapro...any advice?
    ... I have been on Lexapro for about 4 years. I haven't had an side effects...

  50. Depresssion and lack of motivation
    ... in addition to the Elavil at night, I take 20 mg of Lexapro for possible depression. I also take Klonopin for...

  51. What really works for you????
    ... better, as I have nothing for BT pain. I also take Lexapro , Cozaar, Nexium, Zocor, Klonopin, Elavil, and Ambien...

  52. Methadone and Depression
    ... difficulties, my doctor put me on an antidepressant ( Lexapro ), as depression is very common when people suffer...

  53. medcation related question
    ... effects. Two that I can think of are Methadone and Lexapro . I sip on Pepsi all day to rid the dry mouth problem...

  54. Gabapentin and Venlafaxine
    ... depression (suicidal tendancies) and he had to change to Lexapro because of the bad side effects he had on it.... ...

  55. Interviewing PM doctors
    ... several other things you can add, such as Cymbalta, Lexapro , Lyrica and many others. Lots of these are antidepressants...

  56. Question about pain med Neurontin
    ... normal I went home on 3 more meds. Warafin, Plavix and Lexapro for anxiety. SO I took Thyroid med, Plavix, Lexapro...

  57. Husband has No Life???
    ... breakthru. He also takes Serequel, Nortryptiline, Lexapro , and Clanazapam. When he first started treating he...
    ... were home all day! The fact he is on pain meds and lexapro , then he should be able to help out, and I think it...

  58. issues with mom again
    ... Personally, being a CP patient, my doctor put me on Lexapro , 10 mgs first thing. I have since gone to 20 mg,...

  59. Tramadol and antidepressants
    ... I take Lexapro and Ultram together. I take about 2-3 50mg pills ... per day and 20 mg Lexapro . I questioned the interaction also and spoke with...

  60. Chronic Pain induced Depression
    ... aspects of pain. I have also heard of good results with lexapro . The bad thing is, that most of these meds really...
    ... different medications, ask about Cymbalta. I also found Lexapro to be a great medication, it did not cause groggyness...

  61. depression stemming from chronic pain
    ... day and I take 50 mg of Elavil at night and 20 mg of Lexapro in the morning. I feel fine as far as any antidepressant...

  62. Questions
    ... that again. Heck I go through w/d if I don't take my Lexapro for a month cuz I'm short on cash! Should I jump...

  63. Help From Those With Experience
    ... Syndrome) Ambiem CR 6.25 at bedtime, Gabitral 4mg tid, Lexapro 20mg 1X daily, and Roxicodone 30mg quid. Although...

  64. Methadone & Anti-Depressents & Heart Problems
    ... found that a combination of two anti depressents, Lexapro & ????, and Methadone, resulted in a cardiac event...
    ... this morning talking about what they found, It was lexapro , another SSRI and methadone. THe coronor was basically...
    ... also take Methadone, 180 mg per day. I also take Lexapro and Elavil. The death of Danial Smith has also caused...

  65. Methadone
    ... to three 1 mg tabs a day, as needed. I also take Lexapro and Elavil, both antidepressants. So, you see it...

  66. Lycrica Users - Questions
    ... ticipation. I didnt have good luck with gabapentin or with Lexapro . I hope you find relief with Lyrica....