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Hair Loss / Alopecia board

  1. Lexapro & Hair Loss
    ... ask a pharmacist to look up his list of lexapro side effects...
    ... can fluctuate in a matter of a couple days, I took Lexapro and didn't experience any hair loss I just had nausea ... depressants as a result of thyroid probs, I found lexapro to be the better of any I tried, but I think that...
    ... Actually I had my thyroid checked just before starting Lexapro so it has been a couple of months. Last time ... anyway. I will tell you one side effect of the Lexapro that is good and bad at the same time. I eat alot...
    ... Yes! I have lost A LOT of hair since starting lexapro in June - I have about 1/4 the amount of hair I used...
    ... omibination of drugs I am taking. I will be coming off the Lexapro in February I think. I don't know if I should. I...
    ... supplements). My dh was switched last week from paxil to lexapro last week and I started him on the zinc and selenium...
    ... lost a lot of my hair when I first started taking Lexapro and my hair was already thin so that wasn't good....
    ... I have never taken Lexapro . I started losing a lot of hair while on Zoloft ... so it's interesting to me that others are connected Lexapro to this. I also started itching a lot on my arms...

Hair Problems board

  1. egg yolk? please help me with some tips or ideas :(
    ... other meds out there that can help you as well... Lexapro , Paxil, Effexor just to name a few... and these don...

  2. Slow hair growth and antidepressants?
    ... I have been taking Lexapro for several months and Effexor before that. My hairdresser...

Family & Friends of Addicts and Alcoholics board

  1. Husband addicted to percocet.
    ... percocets, xanox, addavin. He now only take cymbalt, lexapro , & ambein. He is also temporary disable through his...

  2. Need Advice: Is she using? Can I trust?
    ... you realize it. I went to my dr., and he put me on Lexapro . Just like your wife. She is probably going through...
    ... the max (300mg) for awhile. Since she's been on the Lexapro now, she says she hasn't taken any of the Tramadol...
    ... found it easy to stop. If she stopped while on the lexapro then good for her. The tramadol didnt give me a high...

  3. son showed up...
    ... these pills cause of stress and depression..he is on lexapro for 2 weeks now..but still very depressed...any suggestions...

  4. Please Help Husband is dependant/addicted? to Oxy
    ... Loratab 750mg every 6 hours or as needed for pain Lexapro 20mg a day...

  5. SCHIZOID pd INFO
    ... this??? He was also diag. w/depression and takes Lexapro for that. When hes on it he at least is tolerant...

  6. Getting off Sub
    ... is not a fan of the sub. I was currently taking Lexapro daily and Xanax as needed (usually 3-4 times a week...

  7. Can't Believe This!
    ... Senior C did a quick head jerk. He was prescibed lexapro . Some breakthough, it shouldn't have gone that far...

  8. Another Question-Depression
    ... interesting and I have never heard of that before. I take Lexapro for "hormonal imbalance" which causes fierce moodswings...

  9. Trying to help 2 addicts...
    ... with AA or NA, they would "frown" upon me for taking Lexapro (anti-depressant)? I have been on anti-depressants...
    ... with AA or NA, they would "frown" upon me for taking Lexapro (anti-depressant)? I have been on anti-depressants...

  10. Looking for advice
    ... this point he is stil taking klonopin, 2mg a day and lexapro for depression. He has irratible bowel syndrome and...

Death & Dying board

  1. 3 years and still grieving??
    ... now seeing a counselor and my PCP gave me samples of Lexapro and if it works she will Rx it. I can tell a difference...

  2. Dealing w/step-son's mother's suicide
    ... major issues in our marriage) My doctor put me on Lexapro for the anxiety and my husband loved it because nothing...

  3. depression...any meds for sleep?
    ... responding. I did call my dr. yesterday and he prescribed Lexapro . I've only took 2 so far but I hope it kicks in SOON...
    ... Please let me know how the Lexapro is working for you when you get a chance. I hope ... responding. I did call my dr. yesterday and he prescribed Lexapro . I've only took 2 so far but I hope it kicks in SOON...
    ... I couldn't tolerate the Lexapro ....made me deathly sick to my stomach. I phoned my...

Family & Friends of the Mentally Ill board

  1. My Brother
    ... WORSE! So I was switched to 2 drugs: wellbutrin and lexapro , which is supposed to control 2 chemicals in the brain...

  2. Need help for my bipolar husband
    ... me out a lot. Then I made the mistake of going on Lexapro . All it did was get me fat and when I went off it...

  3. Lamictal questions...
    ... to Lam., I take Wellbutrin and just started back on Lexapro . I think we might have actually found the right combo...
    ... as you know I'm on Lam. 300, Well.300, and now on Lexapro . I had been on Lexapro about 2 years ago but stopped ... did. So I just figured I may as well go back on the Lexapro since I know it works for me. My bf and family even...

  4. Trying to help my daughter
    ... - so around 9yrs ago i was put on Celexa (same as Lexapro ) and it worked great. There were times since then ... much as it used to. I've probably stopped taking Lexapro about 3 times and tried (Effexor, Zoloft, Cymbalta ... way, then it is not worth it. But i have heard that Lexapro is supposed to have the least side-eff. But her happiness ... always helps me see things in a more positive light. Lexapro does also treat anxiety as well as depression so maybe...
    ... hormones. A lot of people on this board said that Lexapro make them sweat, is that adding to your sweating?...
    ... Warmbreeze, Thanks for the reply, I have been on Lexapro for yrs and only started these sweating fits about ... I just read that one where people were saying that Lexapro made them sweat so i am going to look into it. Thanks ... was having sweats bcuz of it. I switched back to Lexapro after only about 2 1/2 wks. on the Cymbalta. I can...

  5. ?? about Abilify
    ... has been on Zoloft, Celexa, Wellbutrin, Lamictal, Lexapro , (not all at once, of course) and nothing has seemed...

  6. Partner of depressed person - seeks advice?
    ... weight not on purpose. As a result I just started Lexapro 10mg. It helps me calm down and the panic attacks...

  7. one more medication question?
    ... left with anxiety/depression. treated both with lexapro . had no energy, added wellbutrin. and am still trying...
    ... helps...wellbutrutin caused him to have a seizure.. lexapro didnt help him at all...hes been on effexor for almost...
    ... did he try the lexapro when he had anxiety? if not, maybe he will notice...
    ... He did try lexapro , because hes always had some form of anxiety..he...

  8. My Husband - More Down Than Up
    ... a new psyciatrist gave him 300 mg lithium 2x day, lexapro 1x day, and valium 2/5mg at night to sleep. He then ... to see her ahead of schedule. She took him off the lexapro and valium but kept him on the lithium. She replaced...
    ... a new psyciatrist gave him 300 mg lithium 2x day, lexapro 1x day, and valium 2/5mg at night to sleep. He then ... to see her ahead of schedule. She took him off the lexapro and valium but kept him on the lithium. She replaced...

  9. My depressed DH finally is going to go for counseling...
    ... suicidal thoughts yet.....but I do have 3 months worth of Lexapro , 20 Neurontin, 30 Wellbutrin, some Hydrocodone, 2...
    ... suicidal thoughts yet.....but I do have 3 months worth of Lexapro , 20 Neurontin, 30 Wellbutrin, some Hydrocodone, 2...

  10. Is my boyfriend bipolar?
    ... and I am thinking about talking to him. I am on Lexapro for depression but I am beginning to think I might...

  11. is bipolar rage selective
    ... Hubby is two weeks and three days into Lamictal and Lexapro . Finally came home after being gone to Mom's for a...
    ... bethys, My wife is taking Lamictal, Wellbutrin and Lexapro . She started Lamictal about 6-8 weeks ago. Taken it...

  12. Husband recently diagnosed bipolar - questions about medications
    ... and he was diagnosed as bipolar. He's been taking Lexapro for about a year and now the therapist has added Lithium...

  13. **question**
    ... Celexa is an anti-depressant much like the very popular Lexapro . Lexapro had no effect on me whatsoever. Celexa...

  14. I think my husband is bipolar, but I'm not sure
    ... ADD and depression. He went. The doctor put him on Lexapro for the depression and sent him to a neurologist for...
    ... ADD and depression. He went. The doctor put him on Lexapro for the depression and sent him to a neurologist for...

  15. help with my bipolar daughter!
    ... for the last 8-10 months. She does take Lamictal and Lexapro for the depression but the psych wants her off the ... Lexapro as he feels it really doesn't help. My question, among...

  16. How important is counseling in the treatment of depression???
    ... is taken away (i just started and hope not to be on Lexapro more than a few months) I have a healthy new lifestyle...

  17. Help with **********
    ... became severely depressed and relies on her daily Lexapro to be her normal self. Thanks to him, my inborn anxious...

  18. Married to a BPD and needing help! Please...
    ... mg a day). I am also on a small (10 mg) dosage of Lexapro . I can be sad or angry without blowing it out of...

  19. Do I do anything or wait it out?
    ... spelling?) Amytryptoline which supposedly interracts with Lexapro , which he's on. Anyone know about this one? My mammogram...

  20. Worried About My BF
    ... migraines) and adding Seroquel (keeping the lithium and lexapro ) to take in the morning. Now, I thought Seroquel...
    ... of mine who has anxiety attacks (but no BP) is on Lexapro and Wellbutrin. That combo works pretty well. Add ... Don't know if it'll work for him, but has he tried Lexapro (or Celexa) and Wellbutrin in addition to his mood...
    ... can become less effective. He was off Lithium and Lexapro for quite a while. He's taken seroquel now for ... appetite and he's taking that along with the Lithium and Lexapro . Hopefully it will work for him because things...

  21. How can your SO help when you're in a Depressed State?
    ... And if he's been so faithful with his meds (lithium, lexapro , topamax), why aren't they keeping him more stable...

  22. Husband in the hospital...Need to "talk"
    ... but has been manic for atleast two weeks. He's on Lexapro , Effexor, Depakote and Kolonopin. It just seems like...
    ... the doctor had put him on Geodon and took him off Lexapro . He said he was going to take a nap before his next...

  23. At Wits End (Long)
    ... Let's see - the meds he is on for BP are Lithium and Lexapro and yes, he is taking them (he does so in front of ... wanting him to go back on any of those. The Lithium and Lexapro was the best combo he has found. He was off his meds...

  24. When I think it couldn't get any worse....
    ... And he's gotten worse since being on the meds ( Lexapro and Lithium). When I came back home, we had the...

  25. Is my husband bipolar or depressed???
    ... for a week or two at a time. Since they have added Lexapro to his drug cocktail he hasn't said one mean thing...

  26. I'm Back................and I'm a mess
    ... still has bad "weeks" but now with the added meds of lexapro and depakote, the good times are more than the bad...

  27. GF in BP Relationship seeking help!
    ... state prior to getting on meds (he is taking Lithium, Lexapro and Topamax for severe migraines - all meds he was...

  28. Diary of a Spouse
    ... Lamictal and will wean off of Welbutrin, Zyprexa and Lexapro . Hopefully he'll just be on Adderal for the ADD and...
    ... Lamictal and will wean off of Welbutrin, Zyprexa and Lexapro . Hopefully he'll just be on Adderal for the ADD and...
    ... transitioning to Lamictal and off 3 other meds, Zyprexa, Lexapro and Welbutrin and is really beginning to relate better...

  29. Need help with my brother
    ... meds since the end of November. He takes adderal, lexapro , risperdal 1mg (I believe 2x daily) and trazodone...

  30. Need help from spouses of people diagnosed with depression...
    ... recently been diagnosed with depression, and began 10 mg Lexapro this week. My wife is 48 years old; and has always ... she is facing with her job. The hope is that the Lexapro will help to balance things out again. It has just ... been three days on the Lexapro , so I realize it is too soon to see any positive changes...
    ... daughter of someone with massive depression who is on Lexapro . I am interested to hear other peoples responses ... as well! She has been on Lexapro for nearly 2 years and it does work, but she just...

  31. need advice on my 22 yr old son, PLease.
    ... took him to a christian counsler and he put him on lexapro , said he had ocd and anxiety. I thought the meds...
    ... took him to a christian counsler and he put him on lexapro , said he had ocd and anxiety. I thought the meds...
    ... took him to a christian counsler and he put him on lexapro , said he had ocd and anxiety. I thought the meds were...

  32. Bipolar/alcoholic husband
    ... psychiatrist since October and is currently on 20mg Lexapro , 100mg Lamictal and 25mg Clomipramine (for obsessive...

Grief & Loss board

  1. bbugk & all others posting & answering me on grief after losing loved ones
    ... believes I am suffering from PTSD and has prescribed Lexapro and anti-anxiety meds, I also have high bp. I was...

  2. I NEED ADVICE:Does anyone else find that losing a loved one changed their WHOLE life?
    ... born, and then I needed help again. I have been on Lexapro for 4 years, and took 9 months off to have my second...

Sexual Health - Teens board

  1. Lack of sexual desire
    ... diagnosed social anxiety and depression and am on 20mgs of Lexapro . Do you think that this could be part of the problem...

  2. desensitized clit?
    ... Good luck! My problem is stemming from the Lexapro I'm taking for depression and anxiety. It's working...
    ... Hi, It affects men exactly the same way. Obviously Lexapro (Escitalopram) 10mg which I take inhibits chemicals...
    ... not, but did - just to please me. Now that I'm on Lexapro and can't orgasm either, he's to the point of "why...

  3. Couple Questions
    ... also, i forgot to mention, i'm on lexapro , to help my depression (which has gotten much better...

  4. do they make..."prude pills?"
    ... since i've been on lexapro i have a very low sex drive. but i am considering...
    ... to control your own sex drives if you do go off the Lexapro . Before going off the Lexapro though be sure to discuss...

  5. Can't stop masterbating or thinking sexual thoughts!!
    ... weaken your sexual urge.. i know that when i went on lexapro it makes the urge to have sex go away a lot...

Teen Health board

  1. I dont want to "feel" anymore...
    ... before you will hit the right one. I am currently on Lexapro , and it sure helps a lot!! I used to be an oversensitive...
    ... lost and i was wondering... if I go on something like Lexapro will it make me all happy or just make it easier for...

Women's Health board

  1. No Period...brownish Discharge??
    ... get any confirmation on it. For depression... Lexapro Wellbutrin 300mg Xanax as needed Trazodone 50-100mg...

  2. Does anyone have any advice for someone with hormonal anxiety/depression?
    ... consider cognitive behavioral therapy. I've been on Lexapro for anxiety before and it worked well, but because...

  3. PMDD question?
    ... told me about a year ago that I have PMDD. I am on Lexapro 10 mg ever since but dont think its helping. Ever...
    ... for pmdd, though. I have heard great things about lexapro . Maybe you just need your dose increased. I tried...
    ... so know how you feel. I have PPD and PMDD. I am on Lexapro . I started on 10mg and eventually went up to 20mg ... started the BCP Yaz. So far it is working. I love the Lexapro and it is gentle on the sex drive. I would think about...
    ... anything sets me off. I have been irresponsible with my Lexapro forgetting to take it for days at a time etc. I think ... telling me about that. I dont like taking medication ( lexapro ) I dont want to be dependant on them forever....

  4. Can't Take It Anymore, Please Help Me w/SEVERE PMS
    ... completely out of whack. I was told by my dr. that lexapro would help, but of course it does not. Nothing has...

  5. Need some info...Hormonal..PMDD...others...
    ... without a doubt I have PMDD. He gave me samples of Lexapro . I have been VERY leary of antidepressants as I have...

  6. After pregnancy PMS
    ... for about a week around my period. I got a rx for Lexapro for this and heard that was pretty common. That is...

  7. Sore Breasts
    ... and I highly doubt that I am. I started taking Lexapro in Oct., and I thought this could have some affect ... , but the soreness started in Sept. Lexapro has made my periods more regular (I used to skip around ... of course!). I've gained a few pds. since being on Lexapro . I don't know if that would have anything to do with...

  8. shortness of breath
    ... symptoms I felt with that. I am currently taking 10 mg of lexapro and recently started Adderall again for ADD. I don...

  9. sarafem for PMDD
    ... afraid to take it because of the side effects. I tried Lexapro , Zoloft, and Buspar so far and had lots of side effects...

  10. I get depressed very easily when.....
    ... Thank you!:) I am the same way. I am even taking Lexapro . I am fine a couple weeks after my period but PMS...

  11. severe pms
    ... pill that the Dr prescribed that helps. I am on Lexapro to help with quitting smoking that helps. I soak...

  12. Pre-menstrual spotting in my 30s - HELP
    ... 28 (last year), coinciding with my getting off of Lexapro . I spot anywhere from 3 to 5 days, light to heavy...

  13. Premenstrual Spotting..
    ... stared spotting about 6 months ago, when I got off of lexapro . I spot for about 4 days before my actual period...

  14. PMS after partial Hyserectomy???
    ... am currently taking Cymbalta and was on Celexa then Lexapro with NO PMS atall............Am I going to have to...

  15. Occasional Night Sweating
    ... supermom - I have been on Lexapro six months and had some night sweats the first few ... and the only thing i can think of causing it is the Lexapro (I am only 27 so pretty sure it's not meno)....
    ... compare symptoms! That's interesting about the Lexapro - thanks for the scoop! supermom3...

  16. For PMS-Depression, Should it be Paxil or Prozac?
    ... I just lost most of the weight I put on from the Lexapro and it was hard as heck. Please help and give me...
    ... I just lost most of the weight I put on from the Lexapro and it was hard as heck. Please help and give me...
    ... gain and I was gong to decide from there. I loved Lexapro , but it put 50 pounds of me which I have been struggling...
    ... off and I think it works in many of the same ways as Lexapro (weight gain, etc) My hubby started on Prozac about ... should counter act that little problem ;) I was on Lexapro too, and loved it - but I stayed hungry and was gaining...
    ... Plus - Celexa has some of the same components as Lexapro . Maybe your doctor will give you samples of Prozac...

  17. Pmdd?
    ... to the doctor he tried to put me on Prozac, Paxil, Lexapro , Effexor and maybe even another. None of them made...

  18. Need Help...Perimenopausal?
    ... blood pressure meds I am on. I also take Norvasc and Lexapro .....

  19. Having a period in the middle of a cycle while on BC
    ... force, a week early... I also had just started taking Lexapro a few days earlier, so I feel like maybe that threw...