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  1. Very Rough Day!! Pain holding at 8.5
    ... October. My primary did start me on Neurontin 300 mgs, Lexapro & Skelaxin. Well, the skelaxin has started making...
    ... several days, the pain is back with a vengance. The lexapro has helped me to not be so emotional over the pain...
    ... For the time being, she is keeping me on Neurontin, Lexapro and told me to stop the Skelaxin. Flexeril is now...

  2. New PM Doctor- He scares me!!
    ... She has now put me on Neurontin for the nerve pain, Lexapro to help with the nerve pain, Skelaxin for the back...
    ... original post. I think you said your PCP put you on the Lexapro . I take Lexapro, 20 mg and it's an Antidepressant...

  3. Difference between nerve pain and other types of pain?
    ... Thanks Lezlee - I will definitely add Lexapro to my list of meds to talk to my doc about. Every...

  4. methadone vs. oxycontin
    ... breakthrough (using those now) topamax, wellbutrin, Lexapro , and Limbrol and smoke pot when I feel like it to...

  5. Anyone have problems with TENS machines
    ... with the medication. I was actually on Ultramn and Lexapro for at least 6 months without a problem, I think it...

  6. Husbands Meds ?????
    ... hours Hydrocodone 750mg every 6 hours as needed Lexapro 20mg day Nortryptiline 125mg vefore bed Serequel...
    ... rest of the meds don't seem out of line. I also take Lexapro and Clonazepam (generic for Klonopin), so the other...

  7. Antidepressants
    ... and hand. I am on Elavil (at night only) and Lexapro , 20 mg during the day. Others will probably write...
    ... are happier you do feel less pain. I also take Lexapro but not for a pain management aspect, I suffer from...

  8. The first step...?!
    ... could be replaced. So, he gave me a month's supply of Lexapro to start, and told me to tell my pain doc he would ... Here are the only problems: neither Cymbalta nor Lexapro are covered by my insurance. I have a chance at appeal ... Cymbalta is the only other SNRI out there. As far as the Lexapro goes, I used to be on Celexa, which seemed to help ... linked, so I'm wondering if I have a chance at getting Lexapro covered, because Celexa has already worked in the ... past...I will take the Lexapro for now and see him in 2 wks. I assume sleep aids...
    ... Is Celexa covered by your insurance??? If so, and Lexapro is not, maybe you could just switch to Celexa all...
    ... that it had worked for me in the past. He said that Lexapro is sort of a 'new and improved' version, with less...
    ... Celexa either. Well, I guess if they won't cover the Lexapro tell you doc that he NEEDS to switch you to Celexa ... are so similar. I wonder if they are trying to push Lexapro and are getting "bonus" for doing it. I've heard...
    ... They could very well be promoting Lexapro , but I'll probably end up switching in 2 weeks when...

  9. neurontin?lyrica?lidoderm...? help needed!
    ... 4Xday PRN, Dilaudid 4mg 4Xday PRN, Lyrica 75mg 2Xday, Lexapro 10mg 1Xday,and Xanax 1mg 4Xday PRN. Between all of...

  10. I had a horrible drug reaction!!!
    ... have missed you (weep weep).would have had to up my lexapro too.glad your still around hon.Marcia...
    ... have missed you (weep weep).would have had to up my lexapro too.glad your still around hon.Marcia Hehehe.. ... ..Marcia You would be a lexapro addict then!!! :) :D :p Hey Fabby.......

  11. Help for my 16yr old Daughter...Please
    ... questions for you, please let me know. Oh, I'm also on Lexapro , 20 mg and Elavil, 50 mg at night....

  12. Any other muscle relaxers out there??
    ... it could be a problem?don't know.my primary rxes my lexapro my robaxin and my valium.I suppose you could concievably...
    ... like we have the exact same setup. My GP scripts me Lexapro , Ambien CR and 1mg Xanax. As long as it not narcotic ... it could be a problem?don't know.my primary rxes my lexapro my robaxin and my valium.I suppose you could concievably...

  13. Anyone else have problems getting their meds approved by Medicaid?
    ... depression/anxiety medication as well--I had been taking Lexapro for about a year, then my doctor switched me to Cymbalta...

  14. Lyrica users
    ... BIPOLAR Topomax 200 mg (reduced by 100mg 48 hours ago) Lexapro 30mg Remeron 45mg COLITIS Asacol 400mg (antiinflamatory...

  15. Going to the doctor today....
    ... know how this works. I've been on zoloft, prozac and lexapro too. Xanax for anxiety. Well, I gotta leave here...

  16. Prescription drugs and DUI?
    ... Sulphate, 30mg of Baclophen, 3mg of Klonopin, 10mg of Lexapro and 30mg of Temazepam....in one day. I do not drive...

  17. Another policy change at the pain clinic
    ... Protonix because of stomach problems. I am also on Lexapro for depression. I would love to find a doctor that...

  18. Time Released Lortab[Hydrocodone]
    ... for my maintainence drugs, such as Cozaar, Nexium, Lexapro , etc. There are ways to get higher doses of Hydrocodone...

  19. Cymbalta -- Be Careful
    ... as "flattening" of the C6/C7 disc.) I weaned from Lexapro to Cymbalta over a week and then gave 60 mgs of Cymbalta ... when I stopped the Cymbalta and went back to straight Lexapro the symptoms abated within a few days. I am desperate...

  20. PM Docs say BT Meds Useless! ??Shoreline??
    ... a couple of them are pretty strong. I also am on Lexapro and Valium amoung other meds to help me sleep and...

  21. Provigil for fatigue
    ... enough to sleep for an hour or two. I also take Lexapro which is an anti-depressant and an anti-anxiety med...
    ... 10 mg 3 x’s a day. (Used for muscle relaxing.) Lexapro - 20 mg anxiety & Depression Klonopin - 1 mg two...
    ... bad if you weren't driving and working. I take Lexapro also. I was dx'd with major depression and generalized ... But when I started seeing a Psyc, and he suggested Lexapro , I accepted. That Klonopin dose you are on is pretty ... was it prescribed for? Anxiety? You see, with the Lexapro and the Klonopin, that is more or less two types of...
    ... Unfortunately I don’t get much anxiety reduction from the Lexapro . I think it helps most with my depression. BTW ...

  22. Why need triplikit for kolonopin[not controlled.
    ... at the request of my Psyciatrist. I'm also using Lexapro which treats depression AND axiety, being that Klonopin...

  23. Dave can you share your wisdom with me
    ... . On the antidepressant side I have heard that lexapro may be better on the sexual side, which I am going...

  24. Need answers please!
    ... life!!! It did for both of us!! ((HUGS)) I now take Lexapro ! Works great!! Good luck!! ~~~~~~ Edited to add...
    ... Drewtn My sister is on Lexapro and she says that it makes her sleepy and tired. She ... go back to my psycdoc. and tell him to let me try Lexapro . I kinda notice that I get really anxious when I'm...
    ... Diluadid for B.T., Klonopin 1 mg 4 times a day and Lexapro 20 mg at night. I guess I was never really tired ... with the Lexapro . If I was it went away. I did like the idea of losing ... the oxy. Celexa is another A.D. that is close to Lexapro . I have tried most of them and the Lexapro is the ... over a year at least. Does your sister take her Lexapro at night?? That is what I do. It also may get better...
    ... taking Klonopin and the doctor switched her to the Lexapro . She was very upset because she said that the Klonopin ... because I'm going to see if he will let me try the Lexapro because I took a Wellbutrin and a Oxy. this morning...
    ... glad your sister is starting to feel better with the Lexapro . I haven’t had any nausea but you never know what ... be for each person. I can’t imagine changing to Lexapro from Klonopin. Yikes that would be tough. The ... know how it goes!! I really think you will like the Lexapro . I hope it works for you!! :)...

  25. duragesic patch
    ... I take 1 mg Klonopin (like xanax), 20 mg of Lexapro along with the patch. If you stop taking your normal...

  26. Back for an update and some questions
    ... depressent that I could tolerate and it worked, That wa lexapro , While it did seem to be helping he thought that...

  27. Shore? Reply to your post about Anti-D's. Questions fer ya!
    ... that is also a hard one for w/d symptoms. What about Lexapro ? I have heard that this med is good for depression...

  28. Adult Question for Shoreline, anyone, help
    ... just for that reason several years ago. Now I'm on Lexapro , 20 mgs. Discuss it with your doctor and I hope you...
    ... with her changing me from prozac to wellbutrin or lexapro . Is that a seratonin re-uptake inhibitor like prozac...
    ... on it!! I had so much energy too!! I am now on Lexapro . It seems to be the best for me with the least side...
    ... Elaine! Nice to "see" you again. You mentioned Lexapro . I don't know if I have replied to you since I saw ... (third) Rheumy or not, but she gave me samples of Lexapro and of course I thought, "here we go again, giving ... just never ends! And the Psyc gave me samples of Lexapro ! I had a good supply of samples. :) I had heard ... and done research on Lexapro after my Rheumy gave me the samples and learned that ... Lexapro treated depression and anxiety. Of course it's an ... can't find the pair I want! LOL I have been on Lexapro for a couple months now and I have noticed a decrease ... still would like to know if your doc told you that Lexapro was not as suppressive on your libido? Thanks...
    ... the main reason my doctor switched me from prozac to lexapro , to see if it would increase libido, she had heard ... almost asexual. So YES my doctor switched me to the lexapro specifically for the libido issue, and after a month...
    ... with me to all my lovely tests. :) I'm glad the Lexapro is helping your anxiety. Lexapro is a fairly new medication...

  29. Pregnant: Weaning off Tramadol(Ultram)
    ... helped. I have been able to wean off a regimen of Lexapro , Naprosyn, and Flexeril (used to help me sleep). ...
    ... spoken to my OB about the possibility of staying on Lexapro , an antidepressant. She would rather have me stay ... hoping to decide whether to go back on a mild dose of Lexapro or stay on the small dose of Tramadol for pain and...
    ... on Celexa (which, really, isn't much different than Lexapro ) the whole time. Doctor's often say it's better to...

  30. Chronic pain and Social Security Disability
    ... mg of Methadone a day, plus several other meds like Lexapro , Klonopin, and others that tend to make you sleepy...
    ... mg of Methadone a day, plus several other meds like Lexapro , Klonopin, and others that tend to make you sleepy...

  31. lexapro question
    ... Lexapro is used often in pain mangement now as well as many ... other anti-depressants. I tried lexapro and it worked great but the side effect I had was...
    ... cajunmommy, thats a normal reaction to lexapro when first starting on the med. I've been on it over...
    ... Been on Lexapro for 2 years. I can't even tell that I take it--BUT...
    ... I think it's become pretty standard to prescribe Lexapro or a similar anti-depressant when dealing with chronic ... on when I was having pain problems. I started on Lexapro 10 and then I went up to Lexapro 20 mg. It's rather ... saw my doctor I told the nurse I need a script for Lexapro 20 mgs. She came back in with my chart and said all ... adverse reactions from it when I first went on it. The Lexapro helps the pain med work because you aren't all stressed...
    ... hangover from ativan or zanax than just the .25 of Lexapro . I was doing *ok* on double doses of St. Johns, just...
    ... RayRae...Are you sure you're on Lexapro ? You indicate you're taking .25 mgs. Lexapro comes...
    ... hello i was kind of wondering about the 25mgs of lexapro too. anyway i don't recall any side effects from...

  32. Oxycontin and testosterone
    ... plus Sotalol for atrial fibrillation. And I'm on Lexapro . This combination of medicines has knocked my...

  33. Pain then depression then more pain then...
    ... talk about. I want to go on an antidpressant. Was on Lexapro 20mg but stopped 3 months ago because I felt it wasnt...
    ... you are saying about weight gain. I gained 45lbs on Lexapro . Well, thats not a fair statement. I am a big guy...

  34. Need some advise before I talk to my GP
    ... If you are only on the regular ten mg of Lexapro ,you might want to talk to your doc about upping it ... went to my primary and asked him if we could raise my Lexapro up to the twenty.after about two weeks on the raised...
    ... support. If you are only on the regular ten mg of Lexapro ,you might want to talk to your doc about upping it ... went to my primary and asked him if we could raise my Lexapro up to the twenty.after about two weeks on the raised...
    ... trying a different anti D might do the trick?Was the Lexapro actually working for you at one time but just kind ... give Celexa a try.It is in the same "family".actually Lexapro is an offshoot of Celexa.They took out something that ... was in the Celexa and called it Lexapro .It might be a viable option for you. Now, with...

  35. Ultracet Will Ruin You Life!!!!
    ... What if you are tapering off of the ultram and taking lexapro at the same time?would you still have a WD that is ... the wd actually be easier because i am taking the lexapro and therefore would not actually be coming off of...

  36. cymbalta
    ... thinking about asking my doctor to switch me from Lexapro , since that one hasn't really given me much relief...

  37. Shoreline Can U Help Me with Something I'm VERY Confused
    ... serritonin reuptake, just like the SSRI's "Paxil, Prozac, Lexapro etc," Ultram should not be discontinued cold turkey...

  38. Update, wish me luck
    ... that I have slipped into a depression. I am taking Lexapro but I guess its not helping that much. Maybe it is...

  39. Help! contraindicated??? Tramadol/percocet?
    ... ultram, since yes, I am also taking an SSRI (20mg lexapro ) for depression and was told (even post-operatively...

  40. Please help... Pinched nerve?
    ... further testing from there. Btw, since I am also taking Lexapro for depression (Paxil, prior to that) I was told to...

  41. Elavil or Wellbutrin for PAIN?
    ... meaning suposed to have less side effects than celexa is Lexapro . But starting back afrom scratch with elevill isn...

  42. Any suggestions for help with this Pain?
    ... and I realize I need to lose weight. I am already on Lexapro for depression and it really doesn't help. In America...
    ... will make it worse for the rest of us. If the Lexapro doesnt' help, ask your dr to suggest another antidepressant ... . There are many different ones. I found Lexapro didn't help me, so now I'm on a different one that...

  43. Chronic pain for Addict of Opiates
    ... addition to your pain medication. I can tell you that Lexapro does give you a feel good feeling, it does put you...

  44. Need med advice ASAP
    ... morphine meds out there?? Kissa, i am already on lexapro . it does help a lot with my depression but not with...
    ... same effect, prevention of sleep. How many mg of Lexapro are you taking? I'm only on 10 and it seems quite...

  45. New here, med questions...
    ... I've not had luck with zoloft at all. I do take Lexapro and like it alot, very limited side effects, in fact...
    ... to take the meds, consistently). Kissa, I tried the Lexapro , it really made my ibs bad, I was in the restroom...

  46. So I had an interesting day
    ... hurt the more we are depressed. I am currently taking Lexapro for anxiety and mild depression, it has helped a lot...
    ... that makes me feel good. Hi Kissa! I'm glad the Lexapro helps your depression. The only things I've ever...
    ... vent where others suffer in the same manner. The Lexapro works great for me, it actually has put me in a fairly...

  47. Does anyone here take Ultracet & Lexapro
    ... of it to your doctor next time you see them. I take Lexapro but do not take the Ultram anymore as I reacted to ... it badly years ago. I do take my Lexapro at night as I always forget to take those sorts of...

  48. Help anyone....
    ... i now have to take blood pressure meds, lasix and lexapro for depression. i dont know what else to do. i pray...

  49. Please pray for my son
    ... afternoon to discuss the possibility of raising my lexapro dosage up to twenty Mgs,instead of the normal 10.between...
    ... wonder that i had to see my doc last week to raise my lexapro dosage?and this was even before my sons accident....

  50. question for shoreline?
    ... like the w/ds took a part of me with it i'm even on lexapro and i still just do not feel like a whole person i...

  51. Question: Oxycodone for anxiety/depression
    ... HI, Ive been on lexapro and zoloft for a while now and it doesnt really seem...

  52. Disability for Chronic Pain
    ... back in now,i was thinking of even going off of my Lexapro last week,now i will be on it forever.God, I could...

  53. lexapro
    ... Hey Linda, My understanding is that Lexapro is just a cleaned up version of Celexa. When using ... you had problems with Celexa, I wouldn't recomend Lexapro . What works for one may not work for another and with...
    ... I just heard from Ann123 that Lexapro has helped with her facial nerve pain. That's actually ... the nerve pain I have, so maybe Lexapro would be better to try than Effexor. Anyone else ... have success (or bad experiences) with Lexapro ? Once again ( I hate to be paranoid, but...) any ... clarified - I also take Neurontin as well as the Lexapro . Neurontin gave me about 50% pain relief, adding ... the Lexapro brought it to about 80% relief. Weight gain seems...
    ... so, and I CANNOT tolerate meds well, so back on the Lexapro I am. I'd say it's working ok, not great. AD do...

  54. effexor
    ... mos. and have lost 10 lbs. I also have been taking Lexapro for a longer period, and my weight stayed the same...
    ... before you notice positive effects? Thanks so much! Lexapro has been the first one I tried - have facial nerve...
    ... Hey linda, see response on your lexapro thread. It wasn't a wonder drug for my wife and best...

  55. Elavil, anyone had luck with it for pain?
    ... with helping with depression at all. I take 20 mgs of Lexapro along with the elavil. Never had anyone say to me...

  56. pain meds and depression
    ... I should tell you though, I was on (and still am) Lexapro , 20 mgs, which is an anti-depressant. My doctor put...

  57. Help...Valium Withdrawal - Panic/Anxiety Disorder
    ... tremendously since I kicked the habit and went on lexapro (10mg/day). However, this time around I am TERRIFIED...

Rare Disorders board

  1. a genisis corpus colosum
    ... I am currently on lexapro and aderol. I drink about three cups of coffee...

  2. Can someone have mastocytosis and still have negitive blood tests?
    ... really confused? I get that all the time. I am on Lexapro (anti depressant) its suppose to help with brain fog...

  3. Burning mouth syndrome
    ... helped. When I take medication for the panic, ex. lexapro , xanax etc, the burning intensifies. This is driving...

  4. Neurocardiogenic Syncope
    ... not diagnostic. then heart cath (normal) placed of lexapro (ssri) could not take due to allergic reaction (rash...

Skin Problems board

  1. body itching
    ... hes taking urso forte 500mg azathioprine50mg lexapro 10 mg...

  2. sudden purpura
    ... Well, I am only 49. I take the following meds: Lexapro Norco flexeril Ambein CR I didn't see where...

  3. RED Face - Need Help
    ... and she said I had anxiety. So now I take 5 mg of Lexapro everyday and now I never blush! I never thought it...

  4. Bites? Rash? Allergy? My skin is ruined!!
    ... touch them. I just recently switched from paxil to lexapro about 2 months ago, and I'm also on lovera for birthcontrol...

  5. My ENTIRE body keeps itching!! Help!
    ... it is a sun sensitivity reaction to Tetracycline or Lexapro or a combination of the two. (I am taking both) I...

Sleep Disorders board

  1. Dreaming All Night-- No Restful Sleep
    ... being caused by the fact that I just started taking Lexapro three months ago. However, my experience with the...

  2. waking up gasping
    ... were related, but going back to a regular dose of Lexapro (10 mg) from a much lower maintanence dosage did not ... though when I took some clonazepam when I upped the Lexapro that seemed to make it less severe and frequent. ... that panic attacks will come later on, but unless the lexapro has quit working it should have been gone by now if...
    ... mentioned meds might affect that, I take 10 mg of lexapro and .25 of clonazepam, plus lipitor), borderline sleep ... dealing with the gasping awakenings) and upped the lexapro from a quarter of the dose to full dose, plus added...
    ... ones I already take, considering that two of them ( lexapro and clonazepam) should make me sleep more, if anything...
    ... one at this time and keep it short and simple. Lexapro can cause restless legs and other body tics...it can ... would add, too, that if one wishes to discontinue lexapro , it is important to wean of as there are withdrawal...

  3. Careful Mixing Ambien - Amnesia
    ... insomnia. Over the last 3 months I started taking Lexapro nightly as well for another condition ... and yes...

  4. Worried about taking Ambien
    ... testing and he just diagnosed me with PMDD and gave me lexapro . I do not want to take this. So I figured since the...

  5. Insomnia... please help
    ... your sleep cycles. Ya my doctor wanted to give me lexapro but i said no since i wasnt depressed before so i...
    ... to fall asleep. I'm scared. My doc just put me on lexapro hoping over time, it will help me....
    ... will fall asleep and everything will be fine." The lexapro could have alot to do with your insomnia. How long...
    ... I am only on day 2 of the lexapro .. I was having insomnia before that... even while...
    ... [QUOTE=terry111;3061887]I am only on day 2 of the lexapro .. I was having insomnia before that... even while ... more, knowing, my time for sleep is up. terry is lexapro helping you sleep at all? My doc wanted to put me...

  6. Trazodone for sleep
    ... prescribed 50mg to help with sleep at night since the lexapro I have been on is giving me insomnia. I dont want...

  7. 5-htp?
    ... sleep, unfortunately I cant take it now that I'm on lexapro ....

  8. Long Term Side Effects of Ambian
    ... ve already been dealing with depression and taking lexapro and I havent noticed a difference the day after taking...

  9. Anybody tried lunesta?
    ... what is HOPEFULLY temporary insomnia from starting lexapro ....
    ... then a few bad nights a week. I've also just started lexapro which can cause insomnia, usually as a startup effect...
    ... I was on Lexapro for years and it worked great. I never really noticed...