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Old 09-20-2006, 10:55 AM   #1
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How much lexapro do you take?

I'm on week 6 of lexapro 10 mg and really don't feel much differently; perhaps a sublte more optimistic view of life. My doc is thinking of increasing my dose but I'm wondering if I didn't really need it that badly in the first place and that's why I don't feel much differently. I don't feel anxious and I'm not depressed. I went on it for anxiety related to insomnia which has somewhat improved with a small dose of klonopin at night (.25 mg)

What dose lexapro are you on (if you take > than 10 mg) and could you tell me how your mood differs on it vs than being on 10 mg? Thanks for any feedback.

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Old 09-20-2006, 11:49 AM   #2
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Re: How much lexapro do you take?

When I was on Lexapro it took 8 weeks to take full effect. I was on 10 then went to 15. Then to 20. I am very sensitive to meds and the 20 was too strong for - even the 15. So they dropped me gradually to 5. I was on 5 for a month before I came off. This worked wonders for me. I took Lexapro for about 4 months total. Everyone reacts dif to drugs so. I just started Celexa a few days ago - Have you ever taken other meds?

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