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Sleep Disorders board

  1. Can't fall asleep, don't want to wake up
    ... you may initially have experienced sleepiness on the lexapro , it is possible that you are now experiencing insomnia ... Sleepiness and insomnia are both listed as side effects of lexapro . Please keep in mind that side effects can change...
    ... you may initially have experienced sleepiness on the lexapro , it is possible that you are now experiencing insomnia ... Sleepiness and insomnia are both listed as side effects of lexapro . Please keep in mind that side effects can change...

  2. Ambien CR & Stomach Pain and Gas
    ... he suggested regular Ambien. I am also taking Lexapro for depression and was thinking that it was a side...

  3. Ambien CR Just started....
    ... depression lifted. I work with a girl who is taking Lexapro for anxiety and she says she has a lot of problems...

  4. Moody! Lunesta withdrawal? Or Trazodone side effect?
    ... littlest things. I'm being treated for anxiety (I take Lexapro and Lorazepam as needed) but this is more volatile...

  5. Trazodone for sleep--quick questions!
    ... figure out these medications. I am currently on Lexapro (for depression/anxiety), lorazepan (for anxiety,...
    ... them - mostly anxiety side effects. I take 20 mgs of lexapro in the morning so that shouldn't be keeping me up...
    ... them - mostly anxiety side effects. I take 20 mgs of lexapro in the morning so that shouldn't be keeping me up...

  6. Sleep Problems - Any comments
    ... after being sleep deprived....my doctor suggested lexapro and rozerem. I am however hesistant to try anti-depressants...
    ... after being sleep deprived....my doctor suggested lexapro and rozerem. I am however hesistant to try anti-depressants...

  7. Switching sleep meds.... from Lunesta to...??? thoughts?
    ... ve been on anti-depressants for almost three years ( Lexapro , currently, and for the past year and a half). However...

  8. question about insomnia..
    ... and anti-depressants work too like Prozac, Zoloft, Lexapro . I take Lexapro and feel great on it, but some people...

  9. racing mind
    ... forties. The dr. has me on Ambien and I also take Lexapro . A 10mg. Ambien will put me to sleep, but not keep...

  10. My sleep is really messed up!!!!
    ... levothyroxine and prilosec. At bedtime I take topamax, lexapro , zyrtec, birth control, vitamins, calcium, and rhinocort...

  11. trouble telling the difference between dreams and real life.
    ... Lately, I've been sleeping a lot better, thanks to Lexapro and some muscle relaxers, but the problem is that...
    ... lexapro and other antidepressants often cause strong vivid...

  12. Addiction to Sleeping Pills
    ... but it would make me pretty groggy. He suggested Lexapro and gave me a sample pack, but I never took it. He...

  13. Insomnia - is there help besides medication?
    ... and getting worse by the day!!! I've just started Lexapro two days ago but I'm starting at a quarter tab a day...
    ... and getting worse by the day!!! I've just started Lexapro two days ago but I'm starting at a quarter tab a day...

  14. I Am A Insomniac
    ... SSRI anti depressants like Zoloft,Paxil,Welbutrin, lexapro cause insonmia. You can type in which ever medicine...

  15. Can't Stay Asleep, Am I Addicted To Xanax?
    ... during the day since I don't want to start on the " Lexapro " he suggested (don't want to start on another med...
    ... MMS1 I'm wondering if my insomnia started while on Lexapro than I was swtiched to Zoloft two weeks ago. Doctor...
    ... during the day since I don't want to start on the " Lexapro " he suggested (don't want to start on another med ... normal fashion and how do I know when that is?? Lexapro is an SSRI, and they are not thought to be physically...
    ... resisting" getting better! He also wanted to put me on Lexapro for the days. However, I've read too much about how...

  16. chronic insomnia please help
    ... I Also Have Trouble Staying Asleep. I Take Lexapro And Ativan. Sometimes I Am Awake All Night. I Have...
    ... Index I was on Lexapro for one month and a beta blocker(Torpil XL for 1 week ... me on Zoloft, Xanax and Ambien. So, if it was the Lexapro that was the culprit then I should not be on Zoloft...

  17. Can't sleep, so tired.
    ... I Am Also On Lexapro And Actenol. I Can't Sleep Either. Awake Every Hour ... No Avail. Let Me Know How You Do After Being Off Lexapro . Thanks. So Sleepy!!...

  18. Sleep apnea questions
    ... for awhile, I just fall back asleep. He put me on Lexapro , which makes me drowsy, but they still happen. The...

  19. I just want to sleep
    ... sleep i really do.god bless you. I am taking Lexapro right now. For pain, I have been from morphine to ... allergic to so many medications that I am lucky the Lexapro is not causing any hives!! I only slept last night...

  20. Help -- Nothing keeps my awake!
    ... of 5 minutes. However, I had just started taking Lexapro and my body began to get very anxious. I couldn...
    ... sleepy33, I also started taking Lexapro about 9 months ago. My endocrinologist (I am diabetic ... -type 2) told me that sometimes the Lexapro made RLS worse and that my neurologist might want ... that time frame, but I don't want to quit taking the Lexapro without the doctor's advice. I wonder if the Lexapro...
    ... I have had the weakness for years. The Lexapro helps with that. I always thought it was just me ... staring at me. This too has been better since the Lexapro (which I take a night). But the dreams are not gone...
    ... I have had the weakness for years. The Lexapro helps with that. I always thought it was just me ... staring at me. This too has been better since the Lexapro (which I take a night). But the dreams are not gone...

  21. Tired all the time. Can anyone help?
    ... type 2) and taking meds for that plus I am taking Lexapro for depression (which I think is caused by lack of ... sleep). I have heard that Lexapro can make RLS worse. Does anyone have any knowledge...

  22. I don't sleep!
    ... depressants which got better for me. However, I am now on lexapro for anxiety, but still can't sleep at all. I am taking...
    ... about this? Perhaps it has something to do with the Lexapro . Ambien can become very addictive, unfortunately...
    ... to have your thyroid checked also. I did look up Lexapro on google and it does have the possibility of many...
    ... What time of day are you taking the Lexapro ? I've been taking anti-depressents for many years...

  23. real insomniacs
    ... started for me about 4-5months ago when I started taking Lexapro for depression. I have since stopped that medicine...
    ... started for me about 4-5months ago when I started taking Lexapro for depression. I have since stopped that medicine...

  24. any other fellow narcoleptics out there?
    ... I was diagnosed in Feb., 2002. I take Dexedrine & Lexapro for it....

  25. Cant Sleep And Sick Of It - Please Help
    ... work on brain chemicals like antidepressants such as Lexapro and anti-epileptics like Topomax. Best to download...

  26. extremely hard to wake up in the Mornings(nothing can wake me up)anyone else?
    ... nothing else. I know I am not depressed because I am on Lexapro and doing wonderful but does not help this problem...
    ... nothing else. I know I am not depressed because I am on Lexapro and doing wonderful but does not help this problem...

  27. Lexapro and Trazadone- best time and dosage
    ... Trazadone for similar reasons. You should take the Lexapro in the morning and the Trazadone at bed time. I actually...

  28. Tired all day but can't fall asleep at night
    ... have started to become depressed. I currently take Lexapro for depression to help me cope with all of these new...
    ... I'm also on lexapro 1 week. Took an Ambien today to sleep and here I...

  29. Sweet Dreams! (I wish)
    ... the night. I have an anxiety disorder and I am on Lexapro . Is anyone else going through this kind of thing?...

  30. comalike sleep, can't wake up.
    ... treated for ADHD with ritalin, and depression with Lexapro , and these drugs have neither helped nor hurt the...
    ... occasion. My record was 36 hours of sleep. I am on Lexapro too and celexa before that. I have alot of anxiety ... and occasional panic. I DON't believe this is a Lexapro problem but wonder if it is not making it worse.?...
    ... occasion. My record was 36 hours of sleep. I am on Lexapro too and celexa before that. I have alot of anxiety ... and occasional panic. I DON't believe this is a Lexapro problem but wonder if it is not making it worse.? ... it is my husband whom has to go through it. I am on Lexapro but just started two weeks ago it helps eveything...

  31. Sleep disorder or anxiety?
    ... getting to sleep lately thank God. I just started Lexapro a little over a week ago but I had that sleep problem...

  32. Insomnia/Anxiety/Depression
    ... Been taking Lexapro for 3 weeks tomorrow. First week 5mg 2-3 week 10mg ... more part of her life. 2) I'm concerned that the Lexapro is not really working - it is hard to tell. Prior ... to the lexapro Dr had me on Zoloft which just took my anxiety and ... uncontrolable sweating was unbearable - sleapt zero. With Lexapro the Restoril has seemed to net on avg 5.5 hrs rather...

  33. Strange noise when almost asleep
    ... valerian root, melation. My Dr put me on xanax with lexapro (anti depressant). I have not noticed an increase...

Smoking Cessation board

  1. lexapro and chantix
    ... [QUOTE=ks14470;3423410]can you take lexapro 10 mg with the chantix? I would call the pharmacist...

  2. We're ready to quit-would love input
    ... taking them. I have been depressed for months and on Lexapro (not working too well) and have anxiety issues. Since...

  3. chantix
    ... that effect i don't know about the chantix I take lexapro and I wasn't anymore depressed on the chantix. Maybe...

  4. Chantix makes me sick and tired all the time!
    ... a bit tired though. I wondered if anyone was on Lexapro and taking Chantix at the same time or like me, hooked...

  5. Chantix side effects
    ... treat me for depression & anxiety with Clonazepam & Lexapro . I have no prior history with depression & anxiety...

  6. Trying to quit...
    ... around me to run for cover! I was on a low dose of Lexapro at the time and the dr. raised it...after a week or...
    ... Thanks for your reply. I've been on Lexapro before and that is like a water pill for me. I've...

  7. No smokes but plenty of hives!!
    ... quitting. My depression, at one point under control with Lexapro , suddenly went into overdrive after I quit. I was...

  8. Quitting without destroying my marriage?
    ... of triggering it when you quit. I’ve been on Lexapro for a while (prior to my quit) and I’ve been working...
    ... of water and juice. Since you quit smoking, your Lexapro dosage might need to be adjusted. Call your doc and...
    ... snapping at everyone in my path, thank god! My lexapro dosage may still need tweaked a little...certainly...

  9. Chantix script
    ... reasons. I want this to work! I am also taking Lexapro for anxiety (before the Chantix) so I figured if I...

  10. Chantix and Lexapro
    ... the same question. My Dr. said it was OK to take Lexapro with Chantrix. I did....no problems.....I'm on my...

  11. depression caused by lack of nicotine
    ... myself...should have quit years ago. Now I am off Lexapro and use xanax as needed. My body has calmed down ... gained some weight....could not stop eating and the lexapro might have put on some pounds. I am feeling a doing...

  12. quit smoking and now trouble breathing
    ... possible thing. Two years ago the doctor put me on Lexapro to try to calm me down. It did seem to help alot but...

  13. Stop smoking using the nicotrol inhaler..anyone?
    ... using wellburtrin and inhalers and docor changed my lexapro to 20mg a day. When I decided to quit I picked a...

  14. how does wellbutrin/zyban work
    ... to speak is fine. But this time around I'm also on lexapro and I don't know if that is why it really has not...
    ... The wellbutrin has worked out good and I think the lexapro helps too. Now if I could do the same with the extra...

  15. Please post back, dying for answers!
    ... smoking since he was 12. He is currently taking ambien, lexapro and ceftin (antibiotic for lymes disese). Hes tried...

  16. Update - Dr. put me on Lexapro
    ... that you got this taken care of, and I'm sure the Lexapro will help. Maybe after a few months of feeling better...

Acne Tips board

  1. Spiro - miracle for me!!
    ... wasn't the medication that brought it on. I am on Lexapro and feel great. Although I do have some problems with ... decreased sex drive. I have been blaming it on my Lexapro but who knows it could be the spiro. I have never...

Swine Flu (H1N1) board

  1. What is happening to me?? Please help.
    ... that I lost it. I went to the Dr. and he gave me Lexapro . I get nervous about taking anything new, I don't ... trying to keep it that way. I am so hopeful that the lexapro will work soon and that I'll have minimal side effects...
    ... let me know how you feel if you start taking the Lexapro . I'm going to ask the therapist this afternoon if...
    ... how your therapy session goes! I have heard that Lexapro is well tolerated so I'm hoping that is the case when...
    ... will to do me! I'm going to try my first dose of Lexapro tonight. I'm nervous, but I think my mother will...
    ... my arms and legs, shortness of breath etc. I am on Lexapro (5mg to start then hes upping it to 10mg if needed...
    ... calm things but just continued there. I've been on Lexapro now for 4 full days, no effects yet but I know it...
    ... How have things been going since being on the Lexapro for a few days? Talk to you soon!...
    ... happening to me :-) I guess I'm on day 5 of the Lexapro . Fun thing, is that for the first time in almost ... stress, nerve endings that are shot and possibly the Lexapro . It kind of scared me last night, but when my mother...
    ... better. 3. You can take Antidepressant. I know that Lexapro and other AD drugs can be helpful and don't have to...
    ... it will stay that way. So, did you switch from Lexapro to Remeron? If so, how come? My doc said that Zoloft...
    ... hopefully teach me to stop!!! My doctor took me off the lexapro , the side effects were too much for me, I was so sick...
    ... at night with those jerks you mentioned....i am on lexapro and xanax and i just barely make it through the day...
    ... are going through the thick of this. Hopefully your Lexapro will start to kick in for you and help you to find...
    ... please....i know i ain't sleeping tonight.....xanax and lexapro here i come........
    ... probably always will...he told me that the dose of lexapro i am on is what he would prescribe for a 6 year old...
    ... need to realize that cancer does NOT cause that.... lexapro just keeps me existing...xanax just makes me a zombie...

Share Your Depression Story board

  1. Introduction
    ... to be assigned to my case) & I currently am taking Lexapro ,30 mgs per day & vistaril,25 mgs as needed.My pdoc ... wanted to try lithium because the Lexapro has been crapping out on me lately but after my blood...

  2. My story
    ... function. And then, I needed more drugs, a cocktail of Lexapro and lithium. I wouldn't take the drugs the way ... That was a disaster. :o I was doing OK on just Lexapro , until this summer. In July, I began to struggle....
    ... wife and kids. I am alone with my misory. I take 20mg lexapro . I take a ton of physcal health medications, also...

  3. dealing with depression
    ... went to the doctor last Wednesday. After a week on Lexapro , vitamins and good food, I'm doing much better. I...

Hypoglycemia board

  1. Osteoarthritis/hypoglycemia/weightloss
    ... so she doesnt wake from the pain and she is taking lexapro which has shut her emotions off completely. Well...

Chronic Pain board

  1. Update - Sorry for being M-I-A
    ... been debating starting the Wellbutrin along with the Lexapro and I came to the conclusion that I really do not...

  2. Results of my doctor's appointment
    ... only $25, not too bad. I had to get my Rx for the Lexapro which was a $45 copay, ouch that hurts. My psych. ... and wanted me to start on Wellbutrin along with the Lexapro . She wrote me an excuse for today so I am not goint...
    ... to be careful because the Oxycontin pills and the Lexapro pills look nearly idential with a "10" on one side ... but the Lexapro pills have a dividing line. However I will not be ... taking the Lexapro with me since I take those before I go to bed. I should...
    ... to be careful because the Oxycontin pills and the Lexapro pills look nearly idential with a "10" on one side ... but the Lexapro pills have a dividing line. Yes, please do. I doubt...

  3. Is This What It Comes Down To?
    ... do. I have a feeling that it could be from the LEXAPRO interacting with my other medications. I knew that ... when I started the Lexapro that it could possibly interact with the FENTANYL...
    ... having so much trouble. How long have you been on the Lexapro ? I ask because I took it for just a few days and ... and slept. Finally the doc thought it might be the Lexapro , so they took her off of it and she is a new woman...
    ... QUOTE=cherish1;3672895] How long have you been on the Lexapro ? I ask because I took it for just a few days and ... medications were you on at the time along with the Lexapro . Were you on any other pain meds that you can remember ... sleeping 10-12 hours per day before I was taking the Lexapro . The "coma" like symptoms got even worse when I tried ... you have any bad withdrawal after you stopped the Lexapro . How did you stop it, was it gradually? Thanks for...
    ... I am also on Lexapro ....The doctor has me on 40 mg a day...a huge dose ... recommended daily dosage is 20mg). I have been on the Lexapro about 3 months now. The first 2 months I did the ... lethargy that plagued me the first 8 weeks I took the Lexapro . I also notice the severe depression that I was suffering ... but I encourage you to, if at all possible, give the Lexapro time enough to "kick in" and hopefully you will start...
    ... were a "normal" level of fatigue and then you started Lexapro , I would definitely consider changing it - at least ... for an hour, let alone 3 days. My sister takes Lexapro , however, and has for years. She is happy with it...

  4. Pain~Sadness~Waiting~Isolating!~Where and what Now??
    ... only 30% better than I was before I started on the Lexapro . I put a call into my doc to ask her what we should...

  5. Need some support - my status/condition
    ... that my depression is still pretty bad even on the Lexapro . I would say that it is 20% better than it was 2 1 ... on Wednesday and told her I tried going up on the Lexapro but it caused me even more severe drowsiness and that...
    ... Did your psychiatrist have any ideas since the lexapro isn't helping that much? It sometimes helps to have...
    ... dodged a bullet. I know you said an increase in Lexapro made you too drowsy and out of it, but do you think...
    ... have to make the best we can from what we have. If Lexapro doesn't work, they have so much more to work with...

  6. Need Your Support
    ... because it was of no benefit to me. So, I switched to Lexapro , where I'm at today. Hubby and I also went to see...

  7. Need your help and support
    ... honestly feel the exact same way. p.S. my dad is on Lexapro , and is CP, in his 80's. He says its the best one...
    ... Hubby tried about 4 different a/d's and has been on Lexapro for about 9 months now. He is doing so much better...
    ... xoxoxox, IZZY'SMOM I am starting on 10mg of the Lexapro . I am not sure if it will need to be increased or ... ask about the dosage that people are taking of the Lexapro , just curious. brian...
    ... doing well! see my post for an update, and I hope the Lexapro could work for you. It seems like the only one Im...

  8. Finally some relief - UPDATE
    ... a antidepressant ability in it, but I was also on Lexapro , so I did not have to worry about that. I hope you...
    ... a antidepressant ability in it, but I was also on Lexapro , so I did not have to worry about that. I hope you...

  9. Need help in breaking this pain cycle..... please anyone that can help
    ... productive and successful visit. As far as the Lexapro , I don't take it, but hubby does. He isn't a pain...
    ... Thanks for your help of the lexapro as I am really worried about taking it, well not worried...
    ... to go the local mall. :D Round1, Moldova is on lexapro and she has shared with me that it has done wonders...
    ... but the other pain wasn't worth it. I hope the Lexapro works out for you. Stress, anxiety and depression...
    ... bottle. Diet thanks for the info on Moldova on the lexapro will send a post to her. Delighted to hear her grandchild...

  10. I have appt, today. Help please I have all over body pain
    ... pain, flexerill and valium for muscle spasms, and lexapro for anxiety. My husband also feels that my doctor...

  11. Feeling very sad & emotional, the burning pain is really wearing on me! Help!!
    ... people with very little side effects. I have tried Lexapro but that was 40.00 a month so my Dr switched me to ... Celexa which is where Lexapro was actually made from. Walmart sells the generic...
    ... antidepressant. I hope your insurance approves it. I take lexapro and it works for me. My chronic pain is in my face...

  12. Mental and Emotional aspects of long term Chronic Pain....
    ... it is depressing.seeing my therepist and getting on lexapro really has helped me to keep my mind out of that ... wonderful for me and handling things again.getting onto lexapro also helped ALOT.i didn;t even realize my depression...

Arthritis board

  1. Temporal Arteritis
    ... in need of help for anxiety. Now I am on Xanan and Lexapro anti-depressants. I feel there needs to be more research...

  2. Which Arthritis-Pain Medicine Works Best?
    ... prednisone, folic acid, vicodin for pain, for depression, lexapro and wellbutrin, and just started on Orencia, which...

  3. are certain drugs worth taking??
    ... referred me to a rheumatologist. But, he still gives me, Lexapro and a little Valium, to help me make it thru the really...

  4. Drug Interactions - Tramadol/Lexapro?
    ... just refound it. It says that Tramadol (Ultram) and Lexapro should not be taken together. It can cause decreased...
    ... bring on a depression if thats the case and you are on lexapro after you started on tramadol then it may be worth ... next appt. were you on tramadol before you needed lexapro ?? hope that may be of some help Take Care Chell...

  5. Question about Celebrex
    ... return? I am 39 and also take an antidepressant ( lexapro ) for depression from the hand pain. How long is it...

  6. Are these common RA symptoms?
    ... activities. She had horrible depression and had to start Lexapro . I remember when she couldn't even hold a spoon to...

  7. Prednisone question
    ... depressants work differently for everyone. I take Lexapro and it has helped alot with the anxiety and intermittent...

  8. Please help scared mom!!!!!!
    ... Eating healthy and exercising does help. Also I am on Lexapro for anxiety but I can tell you that it actually has ... better. If the effexor doesn't work out ask about Lexapro , alot of patients are commenting now on how it has...