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Women's Health board

  1. I cant get a deep breath???
    ... I was suffering from anxiety. I was put on 20mg of Lexapro and have been feeling great...i can breathe...and...

  2. A 2 Month Long Period!
    ... I wonder if this stuff can be substituted for my lexapro . it seems to work better. LOL. Anyway, my bleeding...

  3. Pmdd
    ... depressants in the past for anxiety. I am now on lexapro , but am going to talk to my dr. about pmdd and try...
    ... deep depression. It got so bad, that my OB put me on lexapro at 12 weeks pregnant. (I just got off of that a few ... months ago or so) The lexapro worked for my deep depression, but I was still a nightmare...
    ... then went straight to paxil, as I was weaning off of lexapro . Now....I am weaning off paxil, and hoping that my...
    ... problems right now. Again, why did you get off the lexapro and why are you weaning off paxil? I'm here for you...
    ... problems right now. Again, why did you get off the lexapro and why are you weaning off paxil? I'm here for you ... . Keep me posted. Well, I got off lexapro mainly because I still seemed anxious alot of the...

  4. ERECT nipple....what is this???
    ... something to be concerned about. To note: I have been on Lexapro for about a year as well and wondering if this may...

  5. PMS & Depression
    ... I take lexapro ...

  6. feeling nervous...
    ... Friday and she said the bleeding was because of taking Lexapro , but she did not examine me. The only testing that...

  7. Carnival ride=bleeding?
    ... :) She said most likely it was caused by the lexapro . She said not to worry about it, unless it happens...

  8. Answers constantly on my mind!
    ... get headaches all of the time. My doctor has me on Lexapro and I have only been on it for about 3 weeks now....

  9. Help! Has anyone used Lexapro for the time before, during, and after your period?
    ... I am not on lexapro specifically for PMS, but I do take it. I suppose ... lot less moody during that time. I have heard that lexapro is one of those medications that does have withdrawal...

  10. feeling strange
    ... I have also been incredibly emotional...I was on Lexapro for almost a year and I stopped taking that a couple...

  11. What am I to do?
    ... Many antidepressants are used to treat anxiety. Lexapro and Celexa worked well for me. But everyone is different...

  12. hormones and anxiety
    ... intensified in the week or so before my period. I was on Lexapro for awhile, but I can't say it did a thing for me...

  13. Is this PMs??
    ... I was on Lexapro for a while for PPD. I went off in last July. I have...
    ... I just came off Lexapro the other day, myself, and I feel better without it ... Maybe you should call your doctor that prescribed the Lexapro and just inform him that you may need something to...

  14. Horrible Cramps
    ... this is happening. I was taking the antidepressant Lexapro when I wasn't getting cramps - could that possibly...
    ... this is happening. I was taking the antidepressant Lexapro when I wasn't getting cramps - could that possibly...

  15. What is DHEA?
    ... my antidepressants that I take. I am currently on Lexapro . Someone had suggested taking DHEA for my problem...

  16. My libido is gone...
    ... for quite some time. I just switched to a new kind ( Lexapro ) and although all the other ones I was on before had ... sexual side effects, Lexapro has made it even worse. My husband is getting very...

  17. Should I take Celexa?
    ... Sorry to hear about your discomfort. You may consider Lexapro . It is an excellent med instead of Celexa. It basically ... find. He had been on Celexa but is very happy with Lexapro . Also, for the sexual side of it, too. Good Luck...
    ... today. We'll see how it goes. I have heard about Lexapro , but my doctor thought it would be wiser to put me...

  18. Depression/Anxiety on Yasmin
    ... related to this pill. I just got a prescription for Lexapro for depression/anxiety and I am not sure whether to...

  19. 2nd time posting...im still undiagnosed, and just getting more frusterated..
    ... Carbatrol, Tegretol, Zonegran, Lamictal, Nortriptyline, Lexapro , and Sinequan. Some i had to stop cause of side effects...

Hysterectomy board

  1. Some Questions
    ... hysterectomy, she's in her 40's. She had to go on Lexapro because of depression. C) That my personality...

  2. Depression & estrogen?
    ... physically, why do I want to die? I wish I could take Lexapro or Prozac or Zoloft - they help my moods - but I can...

  3. Help with anxiety!!!
    ... but I don't know what to do. My doctor suggested Lexapro , but I after gaining 30 lbs on Celexa, I don't want...

  4. Ssri ???
    ... My doctor thinks I should start taking Lexapro before I go into surgery. He says it will help with ... gained 30 lbs. I like the mellow feeling I get from Lexapro , but I can't gain anymore weight. At times I would...
    ... Hi, I take Lexapro , but was taking it for at least a year before my surgery...
    ... Has Lexapro made you gain weight? It makes me feel very relaxed ... but because Celexa made me gain weight, I'm scared Lexapro will too!...
    ... HI AGAIN, No, Lexapro has not made me gain any weight at all. I also have...

  5. feeling out of control.
    ... guess it depends on age and person.I'm 30.I also take lexapro for depression.When I started it with the patch noticed...

Menopause board

  1. Anyone here using combipatch hrt? Do I need to fear this? Experience please!
    ... insomnia and anxiety. I too take an anti-depressant; Lexapro . I also have osteopenia bordering on osteoporosis...

  2. Could it be?
    ... I just switched antidepressants from Effexor to Lexapro , and don't know if this would mess with me like that...

  3. Ok to take 2 anti-depressants together??
    ... Be wary of anti-depressants. I was on Lexapro for the past year and a half and my White Blood Count...

  4. Zoloft for menopause?
    ... caused by the hormone issue. He said to think about Lexapro . He felt it had less sides but said nothing about...
    ... moods were out of control. I had to do something. Lexapro has worked wonders on the mood swings and I have not ... gained weight from it. I had my meno pouch before Lexapro ... if anything I've lost since being on Lexapro because ... heard the most positive reports from people using Lexapro , it seems to have the least amount of side effects ... depressant that really helps with anxiety. Before the lexapro I was taking xanax, but now I only take it once every ... blue moon... so the lexapro is really working. Good luck. Now if I could...

  5. Is anybody else SWEATING LIKE A PIG??!!!!
    ... these hot flashes and SWEATING :) I've been using Lexapro to help with peri and meno (no hrt for me) and it...
    ... Some women do get relief with the lexapro . I am using progesterone cream and it seems to be...

  6. How does Lexapro help with symptoms?
    ... Hi, I will say that Lexapro has helped with mood swings, and I don't get flashes ... night sweats, because that is a side effect from the Lexapro . It did taper off some though. I just feel better...

  7. Menopause Question
    ... feeling for everyone and everything change? I'm on Lexapro right now for depression and colasapam (not spelled...

  8. Has anyone got relief from mental part peri / meno w ssri's
    ... I have been on Lexapro since last March when everything fell apart for me ... started me on Zoloft however that did not work. The Lexapro has made a world of difference for me. I am in full...

  9. I am a mess today
    ... something to think about. She's putting me on Lexapro for a while. Maybe this will help? I hope you...

  10. I need help with waking up in the middle of the night
    ... don't want to take anything because I already take lexapro during the day. I thought about a glass of wine but...
    ... effects to the HRT cream and can you take that with Lexapro or any other ad. Thanks for all your help. Marla....

  11. Has anyone tried Citralopram (Celexa) for their depression/anxiety
    ... 4 weeks he said not working, and he switched me to lexapro . I noticed a difference in a few days. Some of them ... but 2 or three times in the last year since going on Lexapro . I was really freaked out when the ad I had been taking...

  12. HOw many had Anxiety or were on AD before Peri Symptoms?
    ... wanted to be on hormones, so he suggested that I try Lexapro . It made a different person out of me in literally...

  13. What hurts the most?
    ... it all in my head??? I have no idea. I take 10mg of Lexapro and was wondering if anyone has felt this?? Now I...

  14. Anyone had any relief from anti-depressants?
    ... Pud, I went on Lexapro last march. Everything went bonkers for me last March ... march I could not go. I fell apart with panic. The Lexapro has saved me. I am on 10mg and it has done wonders...
    ... a light blub went off. As soon as he changed me to Lexapro , after about 2 weeks I was feeling better. I started...
    ... Did nothing. It did not work. Then he switched me to Lexapro (10mg) and I am back to normal. (whatever normal is...

  15. Is this Peri or menopause
    ... take a trip I froze and couldn't go. I have been on lexapro for a year and feel better. I still have moments but...

  16. could the two be related?
    ... I started with severe Anxiety, started out trying lexapro and it almost put me in the hospital, wellbutrin the...

  17. menopause and anxiety/panic/stress
    ... I didn't feel good) and since then I have been on Lexapro 10mg. I don't feel 100 percent but I feel better....

  18. menopause and depression
    ... myself to take the Dr. recommended antidepressent, Lexapro . I am taking HRT. It became such a quality of life...
    ... I think Lexapro is a good thing. I've been on it and am on it now ... can get low, but not as low. I think it helps and Lexapro is easily tolerated. I don't think it has too many...

  19. any suggestions for energy?
    ... concerned about breast cancer risk and clots. I'm using Lexapro and trying to treat symptoms as they come up. Right...

  20. Lexapro
    ... [QUOTE=lunalu;3191758]My Dr. just prescribed Lexapro for menopause related depression. I have all the symptoms ... else had experience with this drug? :) I have been on Lexapro for 5yrs now. Had hysterectomy and directly into menopause...

  21. Hello & Help Please
    ... I have every sympton listed. I am on medication ( Lexapro ) and that is the best thing I ever did. I also read...

  22. counseling for anxiety
    ... tired over feeling anxiety. Marla20 I am also on Lexapro ....
    ... Marla, I thought about asking a doctor about Lexapro . Did you get any side effects when you first started...
    ... have been on buspar for 3 years and now have started lexapro . It has caused some anxiety but I am on week 2 and ... be better. I tried celexa ( an older version of lexapro ) and did not have anxiety. In fact it was too sedating...

  23. Feedback on Lexapro and Effexor
    ... it but did have terrible nausea. My sister takes lexapro along with other psych meds, and she really likes...
    ... awhile before you really notice results I've been on lexapro for approx 1 yr now and it's been working as far as ... morning routine. I've read alot of posts about lexapro and most had good results that is what made me ask...
    ... which were you taking and switched to morning the Lexapro or Remifin? Thanks! PS...I have been on Prozac for...
    ... I changed the lexapro (10mg) from night to morning. And it's been working...
    ... I am just starting lexapro and I am already sleeping better. I had tried celexa ... ( an older version of lexapro ) in the past and found it too sedating. I do have ... some anxiety and am not sure if it is the lexapro or not. Feel a little sedated on lexapro but I think...

  24. Itching
    ... between the thumb and the pointer. Side effect of lexapro or perimenopause?? I know peri causes the skin to...
    ... I've tried lexapro 3 times in the past and had to stop each time due ... try with it, but I got scared and just stopped the lexapro ....

  25. ativan
    ... really don't want to go up to 2mg either. Could the Lexapro I take be interfering when I take the ativan. I normally ... Alyce I never had a probelm before taking this wiht lexapro . Maybe I should switch to something else for anixety...

  26. not interested in anything anymore...
    ... hypochrondiac. Then one day the fog began to lift. Lexapro has helped, my periods have been gone a year, and...

  27. is this menopause or thyriold illness?
    ... what do we treat?? I am going to ask my shrink about Lexapro . I took Effexor on/off for 7 years, but each time...

  28. post your best remedies
    ... lexapro 10 mg calcium/magnesium fish oil multivitamin ...
    ... that you find helpful? :) Celexa (the new one is Lexapro ) helped me for 6 years, but now I'm weaning myself...

  29. Lexapro and Perimenopause
    ... I have been on lexapro for 2 yrs now. I started taking it to control my hot...
    ... Hi Ladies, Was there any weight gain with Lexapro ? I gained 60 on Effexor, stopped it and lost it all...
    ... list. I was driving my gp crazy.My gyno suggested the lexapro and I must say I'm a different person today. Most ... yrs. ago but no great gain since I've been on the lexapro . Believe me, this drug has helped me through the worst...
    ... Sharon, I have not been on Lexapro long enough to tell about wain gain but for me I noticed...
    ... Alyce, Congrats on the 30 years!! I will look into Lexapro . I've gained about 15 in our 18yrs (2nd marriage ... another 60 on Effexor. I'm back to the original 15. Is Lexapro an SSRI (selective seratonin reuptake inhibitor)? ... Thanks Patti, you give me hope! I will check out Lexapro . I wonder why my gyno didn't use it when she was ... the weight. Exactly what symptoms were helped by Lexapro ? I don't have any hot flashes....yet. Has anyone...
    ... think being on the Effexor caused that? Has anyone on Lexapro had the problem with skipping periods? At 52 I know...
    ... The lexapro does help with the sobbing and all the that. i have ... and so on. I do believe I need to be upped on the Lexapro to 20 mil. which he siad he was going to do at my...
    ... relief for that, so perhaps I will ask the shrink about Lexapro which seems to be helping some of the girls on the...
    ... dr. said to take it whenver I need it and once the Lexapro takes full effect i should not be dependent on the...
    ... symptoms. I told her no thanks, then she suggested the lexapro . My boss (a pharmacist) told me that lexapro was an ... impressed by how well I got pulled together after taking lexapro . Hot flashes are nothing compared to how I used to...
    ... some help, so I am definately going to ask about the lexapro . When an AD is working properly, the ativan can be ... my shrink wanted to add Cymbalta as opposed to the Lexapro . I am hoping that eventually, I'll only need 1 AD ... to get me through this peri-phase. Lexapro sounds like it might be the right one, let's hope ... to the Depression board & see what they think about lexapro & if it will stop the sobbing & anxiety.........and...
    ... Patti, how long have you been taking Lexapro and are you continuing to take it as you officially...
    ... doasge I will not need the ativan. Like i said the lexapro is only in me 2 weeks now and I know he will up my...
    ... Sharon, I started with 10 mg. of lexapro and never had to up the dose. When I started I had ... rough but they are tolerable. I plan to stay on the lexapro until I'm sure things are somewhat normal for me....
    ... Thank-you for your support. I will ask about Lexapro . It is comforting we are not alone & that I'm not...
    ... i had 1 ovary removed jan 2006 i have never tried lexapro is it anything like paxil or celexa cause if it is...
    ... with zoloft and seasonale bc. Ask your doctor, about lexapro you've got nothing to loose. Hopefully you'll be back...

  30. Is perimenopause the fast track to old age?
    ... peri-menopause.... does it EVER get better? I thought Lexapro would get me through this, and maybe I'd feel even...
    ... to die. Still not feeling great -- doc says try Lexapro but I have history of anxiety/panic and read that...
    ... Colleen, Lexapro really helped with my anxiety. It was either that...

  31. Morning Anxiety
    ... every day. I have been on ativan and just started lexapro . I feel the worst in the morning and as I get busy...

  32. Perimenopause symptoms
    ... by the way, the one thing that isn't helping is the Lexapro . I've tried so many things for anxiety. Nothing...
    ... I just responded to you on a different thread.... Lexapro helps with the "bi-polarism" LOL... I'm sorry your...
    ... I am on Lexapro and it seems to be helpful. I am 51 and have the same...
    ... gotten the anxiety under control with the help of Lexapro , but now I am consumed with all the aches and pains...
    ... gotten the anxiety under control with the help of Lexapro , but now I am consumed with all the aches and pains...

  33. what antidepressant worked for you?
    ... My sister takes lexapro and gabapentin. She has no menopausal symptoms although...

  34. Major personality changes????
    ... obsession in my near future :) ). The one I take is Lexapro . It really helps with the anxiety, and works rather...

  35. anxiety again
    ... panic attacks were taking over my life. I went on Lexapro , and it was a God send. I also went to the library...
    ... panic attacks were taking over my life. I went on Lexapro , and it was a God send. I also went to the library...

  36. anxiety
    ... went to my midwife for my yearly and she put me on lexapro for 6 months and now I am back to normal. I haven...

  37. Lexapro for hot flashes and night sweats
    ... My night sweats got worse with the Lexapro . I was not having many and still do not have virtually...
    ... Lexapro gave me night sweats, but only when I was asleep....

  38. Start & Stop period
    ... rogesterone cream and take regular supplements. I also take Lexapro . For a couple of years my periods were very heavy...

  39. The many problems in menopause!
    ... night. I used to have mild anxiety attacks and took Lexapro . I have been off it for a year. Anyone have any suggestions...

  40. Hate the nervousness/anxiety
    ... I finally gave up and went on Lexapro . It has done wonders for me. Every morning I'd wake...

  41. Is it Ok for a man to ask questions here?
    ... begin to bother her, an antidepressant might help. Lexapro did wonders for me and I've been able to avoid hormone...

  42. Night sweats w/out hot flashes
    ... ready to buy a wig. I will say however I have been on Lexapro for about 2-1/2 months it it has helped so much. ...
    ... getting a period regularly as well! I started on Lexapro about a month ago. It has helped emotionally, but ... seems worse and I don't know if it has to do with the Lexapro . Used to be I would sweat around my neck and chest...
    ... to me. And yes if you read the fine print on your Lexapro it does say that it can cause abnormal sweating. ...
    ... Hi Ladies, Another Lexapro user here who also sweats at night. I had some sweating ... at night even before the Lexapro so I'm not sure if it's connected to Lexapro or not ... and I'm sweating in the dead of winter :) The Lexapro has helped me so much that I can't imagine going off...

  43. anyone take zoloft for symptoms
    ... to use for anxiety. Just his opinion. I asked about Lexapro and he said he thinks Zoloft works better specifically...

  44. depression
    ... on some medication. It doesn't have to be prozac. Lexapro was a good choice for me... the point is, you need ... depressants, then you know they take awhile to kick in.. Lexapro actually works pretty quick, and I had almost no side...
    ... Thanks for the reply. My sis-in-law is on Lexapro , I'll ask her how she's doing with it. I know there...

  45. out of breath
    ... calcium supplement. I changed from Effexor to 10mg of Lexapro about a month ago, and I don't know if there is a ... my general peri anxiety, which is why I changed to Lexapro ! It just never ends! Can anyone give insight...

  46. meds for perimenopause
    ... I've read where some of you swear by lexapro for your peri symptoms, but I was wondering if anyone...

  47. Lost husband due to perimenopause?
    ... cut right to the chase and tell you that getting on Lexapro changed everything for me because it gave me back...
    ... janell, I think that Mistyeyez is right about the Lexapro . I took it also. It did help me get through the...
    ... my marriage too so I finally agreed to start taking Lexapro , like Mistyeyze I realized it's time to take the ... teary outburst for no reason. I've been taking Lexapro for approx 4 weeks now and it's changed my life! ...

  48. Is Lexapro helping?
    ... Lexapro REALLY helped my mood swings and anxiety which were ... tolerate other AD's in the past. I plan on staying on Lexapro until my hormones are happily post menopausal....
    ... I was switched from Wellbutrin to Lexapro and gained 10 lbs. in 6 wks. I wanted to eat gummy ... well. ***A special advisory to anyone quitting Lexapro : Please, under no circumstances do it cold turkey...
    ... Thanks icemama. I gained weight on Lexapro . My doctor said last spring that that wasn't causing ... the weight gain....it isn't supposed to be one of Lexapro 's side effects. She blamed it on the 20 mg of amitriptylin ... I was taking that for 6 months before going on the Lexapro . I actually lost some weight before starting Lexapro...
    ... indeed a possible side effect of anti-depressants. Lexapro weight gain for me was very obvious. The cravings...
    ... What kind of brain shocks do people get from Lexapro ? I never heard about that :)...

  49. why wont someone help me
    ... Danigirl, Have you considered Lexapro ? I hate to sound like a walking commercial since I...

  50. Blood test Normal & Lexparo question
    ... fire ... what to think now? I started was given Lexapro Friday (20mg) I'm taking the 1/2 pill for the first...
    ... I also wanted to let you know my first week on Lexapro , I did have some strange insomnia-- but then I would...
    ... vacation... I had a good time.:D I wish I had been on Lexapro then. I'm sure by Sept 21 you will be feeling good...

  51. Zoloft and Xanax
    ... meds, the better they are. Another option would be lexapro , which is really good....
    ... a few hrs. Today I was a new doc and I'm starting Lexapro tonight. I will keep the xanax for the rough patches...