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  1. Can we talk about husbands?
    ... Oh geez.... I'm about to talk about Lexapro again, LOL Thanks so much ladies.... I appreciate...

  2. Antidepressants for Night Sweats and HF?
    ... wasn't wanting to go the hormone route, so he gave me Lexapro . I began to feel wonderful after just a couple of...
    ... The SSRI antidepressants, which includes Lexapro , work on serotonin levels, which do seem to have something...
    ... that Prozac doesn't make most people gain weight like Lexapro and some of the other SSRI's do....
    ... that Prozac doesn't make most people gain weight like Lexapro and some of the other SSRI's do. I have been...

  3. Lexapro? Really helpful?
    ... Kellybag, I just started on Lexapro for the 3rd time. I had success with it both times...
    ... I am on 10mg of Lexapro and it is working great! In the past other AD's have...
    ... Has anyone noticed a weight gain on the Lexapro ? Do any of the AD's cause weight gain? Thanks, Ann...
    ... curious as to the weight gain question, too. I started lexapro 10mg (dr. had prescribed 20mg, but I'm splitting in...
    ... kind of anxiey I had, with out medications such as Lexapro . Everyone is different....
    ... Hi...I am thinking about taking Lexapro for very mild depression, anxiety and agoraphobia...

  4. symtpoms hit hard tonight, month 1 on BCP
    ... lived, and after 3 months I stopped the bcp. I added Lexapro going into the third month, and it helped so much...

  5. New, and can't stop the worry!
    ... this. I do take Effexor, and after trying Prozac and Lexapro , I think I react the same to all of them: moderatly...
    ... It's enough to drive you crazy! I am starting on Lexapro , so I hope that will put things in check for me. So ... perspective too. I will be doing that along with taking the Lexapro . Hang in there!...
    ... was the anxiety and I went on a low dose pill and Lexapro to calm everything down. I went off the Lexapro last ... every body sensation again. I decided to restart the Lexapro since I cannot live with this constant fear and anxiety...

  6. I'm new & need support!
    ... you. Don't be afraid to ask your doctor for meds! Lexapro has done wonders for me on the mood swings. I can...

  7. Femhart - does it work for anyone?
    ... sometimes a crampy feeling. I would prefer not to go on Lexapro or an antidepressant - I am taking extra vitamins...

  8. What does the BCP help w/peri?
    ... noticed hair loss. Recently (a month ago) I added Lexapro , 10mg, which has made a HUGE difference, so I stopped...

  9. Mood Swings
    ... have awful PMS. Psychiatrist put me on a low dose of Lexapro and Provigil. The Provigil seems to help. I can...
    ... has helped the most for me in that area is 10mg of Lexapro . I have never been a fan of AD's.... but this drug...
    ... To those on lexapro , what mg are you taking? I know Mistyeyze said she ... 10mg. Also, have you had any weight gain from the lexapro ? I hope I'm not hijacking the thread. Just curious...
    ... think perimenopause increases blood pressure. Re Lexapro dosage, it depends. I have been as high as 15 mg...
    ... My gyn recommended that I take Lexapro (10 mg) to help with my anxiety. It's hard to tell ... managed. I would imagine that once I start taking the Lexapro and my anxiety level decreases, my blood pressure ... wledgeable about anti-depressants, and as they go, she said Lexapro is a fine choice....
    ... I tried Lexapro and other antidepressant in the SSRI family and they ... m currently taking Wellbutrin XL. When I took Lexapro I craved carbohydrate. Of course giving in to this...
    ... I tried Lexapro and other antidepressant in the SSRI family and they ... m currently taking Wellbutrin XL. When I took Lexapro I craved carbohydrate. Of course giving in to this...

  10. Anyone on BCP Still get symptoms?
    ... was really bad but seemed to be OK after I went on Lexapro and was fine since I stopped the Lexapro about 8 months...
    ... couldn't shake the anxiety and bad moods. I added Lexapro about 3 weeks ago, and I'm doing MUCH better. In fact ... thinking about going off the pill, and just staying on Lexapro . Mary why did you go off the Lexapro? I was initially ... pretty good..... but I am attributing that to the Lexapro , NOT the bcp. So that's the long answer that YES...
    ... Misteyze, I went off Lexapro because I felt fine and wanted to see if I had to ... anxiety is crippling again. I feel horrible and the Lexapro really helped last time I felt like this. Does...
    ... Hi Ladies! I am hearing a lot of things good about Lexapro . Has anyone triedZoloft? I am on Zoloft and still ... if I have given it enough time or should switch to Lexapro . Any advice? Thanks...
    ... they made me more anxious, and I just felt weird. Lexapro has been very different. For me anyway. It cuts anxiety ... my skin, and I have not used a single one since the lexapro . Oh, another thing, I felt better in LESS than a week ... I would say definately talk to your doctor about Lexapro . ps- Mary- YES my anxiety was like I wanted to...
    ... Mistyeyze, I decided to start on Lexapro again since it worked so well for me before. I am ... issues except anxiety. That is when I first tried Lexapro . It worked great for me after a few weeks. After ... back on both and got relief again. I went off the Lexapro again in December of 2005 but stayed on the pill. ... creep back in. This time I will just stay on the Lexapro for good! This perimenopause is a nightmare! mary...
    ... old ways. What pill did you use along with the Lexapro ? I am to start on Yaz next week. I have heard scary...
    ... work for me but I really needed to go back on the Lexapro for anxiety. I tried Zoloft when this all started ... about 3 1/2 yrs ago and I could not tolerate it. The lexapro was a much better choice for me. mary...

  11. Something wrong with my brain....??
    ... feels like there is no end in sight. I think the Lexapro I started recently might be starting to work some...

  12. Natural Menopause Solutions?
    ... see if this reduces my symptoms. My sister takes Lexapro everyday and it works for her, but I'd rather not...

  13. Perimeno and negativity
    ... discuss them with some knowledge. I have heard that Lexapro is also a great one to just make you feel "leveled...

  14. current prominent symptom: depression
    ... quality of life is suffering because of it. I went on Lexapro for 7 months and it really helped me. You might consider...

  15. Effexor for Hot Flashes
    ... it's something every day. As for Aniexty I went on Lexapro last year and have had great success with it. I started ... myself in the mirror and ask "who is that person"? The Lexapro has really helped me with energy. It made me tired...

  16. Can we talk about husbands?
    ... I had to do something. That's when he put me on Lexapro and I became myself again - actually a much better...
    ... I had to do something. That's when he put me on Lexapro and I became myself again - actually a much better ... something. I'm glad they worked for you. I will mention Lexapro ....

  17. What are your top 3 worst symptoms?
    ... recently started taking Ummmm...oh yeah (almost forgot) Lexapro . Does seem to be helping with the crying jags and...

  18. If you are in your early 50's, are you still having periods?
    ... this Aug. I will be official.............. I take lexapro for my mood swings, fish oil, magnisium and calcium...
    ... this Aug. I will be official.............. I take lexapro for my mood swings, fish oil, magnisium and calcium ... sleepiness......... Patti I was taking the Lexapro until my insurance ran out. Haven't had the FSH test...
    ... it does work but I don't want to depend on it. The lexapro has taken all my hot flashes away, which is a god...

  19. antidepressants
    ... everybody for your replies...has anyone had any luck with lexapro . I can't decide if i just want to take xanax when...
    ... I tried Lexapro , and had a hard time with it. I couldn't sleep at ... with it. Everyone is different. My brother takes Lexapro and is doing wonderfully on it. I wish it had worked...

  20. High Anxiety
    ... Last August when the anxiety first hit me, I tried Lexapro for 15 days. Let's just say that it wasn't a good...

  21. irregular periods/exhaustion and nausea - could it be perimenopause?
    ... trying to figure out what to do! Sharon I started Lexapro awhile ago and that has helped with the severe anxiety...
    ... are OTC products, so they can "omit" the truth. Now, Lexapro .......I took Effexor XR before & gained a whopping ... returned, repeated Effexor gain & then loss. Has Lexapro caused you any weight gain? I've been told if I gain ... how I feel about this weight thing. I'll ask about Lexapro . Effexor did its job very well, but then the weight...

  22. A wreck
    ... depressed and anxious all the time, my GYN put me on Lexapro and then the depression and all the hot flashes and...

  23. Bio Identical Hormones
    ... anxiety has much improved, but I am also on 10 mgs. of Lexapro a day as well as fish oil 3 x a day. Oh, another...

  24. Is hating your husband a symptom of peri-meno??
    ... depressed so I went to see my doctor. He put me on Lexapro (AD) and within a couple of days, my feelings toward...
    ... way - I think the big change for me was getting on Lexapro and it changed all the negatives into positives....

  25. Xanax/PMS Anxiety/High Blood Pressure...can anyone relate?
    ... Tried meditation, am seeing a psychologist, tried Lexapro (which was very wrong for me). I try to exercise...

  26. thank you thank you
    ... decided to try all the tips. My gyn started me on lexapro and it has helped my moods but the sleeplessness and...

  27. Am I post-menopause???
    ... thru in menopause. Ever since I added the 5mg of Lexapro back to the Wellbutrin, I feel really good, even better ... than on Lexapro alone. Now see, if my GYN had just listened to me...

  28. I can't shake the depression...
    ... the AD making you sick to your stomach as I tried Lexapro and it did that for me,while others find great success...

  29. desperate-Perimenapausal or heart attack?
    ... on not wanting to do medication route. I did take lexapro for about 6 weeks-didn't help much, I really didn...

  30. help i dont know who to turn to
    ... and was on an anti-depressant. I also have taken Lexapro , which helped me calm down alot. It is very hard...

  31. where O where is my memory going?
    ... because I appear crazy or dumb! I was taking Lexapro 10mg last year for the depression, and my memory was ... even worse on that! I didnt realize it was the Lexapro making it worse until I switched to Wellbutrin. Rest...

  32. "Post-menopause? How do you feel?"
    ... flashes and night sweats again, but I started back on Lexapro and both of those went away :) BUT - if I wasn't...

  33. Do you find your tolerance level has changed?
    ... after the changes last week, I had got get back on Lexapro . Now my tolerance level is almost back to level,...
    ... after the changes last week, I had got get back on Lexapro . Now my tolerance level is almost back to level,...

  34. Depressed...Feeling Lost
    ... Elavil for nerve pain from surgery and now am taking Lexapro , an antidepressant. I started exercising more. Am...
    ... aggressive. After a couple of false starts on Paxil and Lexapro , I finally found the med that works for me - Effexor...

  35. on 5 mg of Lexapro and still having flashes
    ... Hi there. I know about Lexapro . Have so many friends on it. I take Prozac, 20mg ... . Maybe you should move the Lexapro up to 10 mg. IT's not going to get rid of your hot...
    ... Lexapro is only for helping with you moodiness during perimenopause...
    ... Thanks for the input. I was wondering about Lexapro helping the physical aspects of menopause, because ... doing the pre-op physical about upping to 10 mg's of Lexapro , and possibly an HRT short term....so will talk with...
    ... Hi Taimse, I take Lexapro 15 mg. - it is for depression and anxiety. It helps...

  36. Has Anyone Found Anything Natural That Works for Hot Flashes?
    ... today or any last night. I did start back to taking Lexapro with my Wellbutrin, and the last time I took it, they...
    ... Diane, I finally went back on Lexapro late last week (just feeling too darn irritable and ... t figure out how a antidepressant can do that, but Lexapro sure does. I am sleeping good again now too. I think...
    ... the mood. Maybe thats why I had to get back on the Lexapro - I was just so darn lost!...

  37. Night sweats? and hot flash symptoms?
    ... pain from complication from carpal tunnel surgery.... Lexapro for the depression because of the nerve pain. I thought...
    ... a leg, that causes another warm rush. I am taking Lexapro and amitriptyline so maybe those, along with hormonal...
    ... If I were you I would look up the side effects of Lexapro and Amitriptyline. You could be right and it could...
    ... Hi there! I have been on both Lexapro and Amitriptyline for depression. Both of those can...

  38. I wish somebody would have warned me
    ... so I know what you are going through. I got on Lexapro (an AD) back in March of last year, and it turned...
    ... I think we have spoken before when I started on Lexapro am I right? I had wondered how you were doing (if ... that was you). The reason I had gotten on Lexapro was because of the severe depression and anxiety brought ... couldn't cope with it anymore. I really think the Lexapro not only helped me mentally, but also with the physical...
    ... glad to hear you are doing better though. Is the Lexapro to help mood swings? I chuckled as I posted my...
    ... think the other one was Jeffreysmom that was on our Lexapro discussion, and I had wondered how she was doing. ... Yes, the Lexapro is great for the mood swings! I had gotten on it ... me as far as my temperament, so i just added some Lexapro back along with the WB. I've just done this for two...
    ... nervous and irritable, I resorted to adding back 5mg of Lexapro to my Wellbutrin. I feel better already. The HF...
    ... really ruff on you, so I am glad you are doing the Lexapro and feeling better from that. My mom had a hysterectomy...
    ... posts that I finally bit the bullet and added 5mg of Lexapro back in, I was just so darn irritable and nervous...
    ... didn't talk about it much. Anyway, hope that the Lexapro brings you a better week ahead. Take care, ...

  39. does anyone get any good days?
    ... hard with all that mess last year too, but I got on Lexapro and that changed everything. I had gotten depressed...
    ... hard with all that mess last year too, but I got on Lexapro and that changed everything. I had gotten depressed...
    ... August, but really haven't felt as well, so I added the Lexapro back in two days ago and already feeling much better...
    ... else to you. I remember you sounded great while on Lexapro but than it affected the libido. Then you went on...
    ... Molly, I took your advice and added some Lexapro back (5mg) along with the Wellbutrin, which is what...
    ... so this is how I take my breaks! Glad that the Lexapro and Wellbutrin combo is working for you. Isn't it ... believe that, I'll let you!! Lol! If taking the Lexapro and Wellbutrin combo doesn't create any problems, ... stick with that remedy for a while. When you were on Lexapro alone, I know you were just a burst of energy and...
    ... ME, I would have just added the Wellbutrin to the Lexapro like I wanted, but he would only prescribe one drug ... as bad as the not sleeping again. I am taking the Lexapro late afternoon so it will help me sleep. The WB gives ... me energy during the day (which I need) and the Lexapro always seemed to make me kind of groggy. Remember...
    ... you are having some much better days by adding the Lexapro back as that has helped you so much. It sounds like...
    ... sleeping great again. I think just the 5mg of the Lexapro is enough to help with all that ails me. Haven't...
    ... for you so by adding that little kick of a dose of Lexapro , it's giving your hormones just enough to find its ... prescribing both to you or did you just have some leftover Lexapro and you're giving it a try? I think at my next dr...
    ... Molly, I actually had some Lexapro left over and decided to just try taking a small dose ... angry feeling. I have two more refills on the Lexapro which are 20mg and I split them in fourths, so they...
    ... didn't drive on it at all! I can now that I'm on Lexapro , but I still am not crazy about driving on it by myself...
    ... good days last week, but hoping this week (and with Lexapro getting back in my system) I will have better days...
    ... good days last week, but hoping this week (and with Lexapro getting back in my system) I will have better days...
    ... it. Just hard to make adjustments. I hope the Lexapro kicks in for you and sounds like it has with no more...

  40. got a few questions about menopause, please help.
    ... but i have been so depressed and i am already on lexapro for depression and anxiety and post traumatic stress ... was on zoloft for 6 years and just switched me to lexapro here about 2 months ago. she thought the zoloft was...

  41. Hot flashes?
    ... the hot flashes and heart racing stopped) I went on Lexapro to help with some residual anxiety. About 2 weeks ... after I started Lexapro , I had a few episodes of hot flashes and my dr. said...
    ... Thanks so much -- I hope the lexapro is helping your anxiety :)...

  42. Prempro-does anyone take this?
    ... comes up and then I will take a few more. I take Lexapro 15 mg. full time, for anxiety/stress. This also helps...

  43. Perimenopause? Please help.
    ... on the day of my cycle I'm in. Gyno then prescribed lexapro to calm me down cuz I'm so worried about the appetite ... period to come which I expect this week. After the lexapro thing I went to 2 differest psychiatrists who were ... petrified will have a horrible effect on my me just as the lexapro did. A common side effect of the anti depressants...

  44. Please tell me this is normal.
    ... have the Heart Palps and all of the above. I went on Lexapro back in April and boy has that helped with all of ... the Hot Waves as I call them but that is about it. Lexapro has been a God Send for me. My period started brown...

  45. Activella, anyone?
    ... The mood swings are still there (even though I take lexapro also)I guess I could go on forever,sorry, no one understand...

  46. Lexapro
    ... depressed. I had to reluctantly drop the med. When the lexapro worked, it was great! An awful lot of people seem...
    ... terry, I have been taking Lexapro since last January. It helped me tremendously (along...
    ... I tried Lexapro for anxiety in August and did so for 15 days. Unfortunatel ... much worse. My brother, on the other hand, takes Lexapro for anxiety and it works wonders for him with no side...
    ... Terry1953, my doctor put me on Lexapro about a year and a half ago, I took it for about 3...
    ... I took Lexapro last year. Had to go off of it because I lost my...

  47. Hi hopefully, molly and the rest of the gang!
    ... seem bold, but you seemed so much better with the lexapro , than the wellbutrin. And I only hope & pray that...
    ... feel quite as calm on the Wellbutrin as I did the Lexapro , but I stayed so darn hungry when I was on that, all...
    ... First time with him since March, when I started on the Lexapro . I told him I felt like dancing naked down the street...
    ... boards if I hadn't been looking for information about Lexapro . That led me here - and I am SOOO glad! :) Amy...
    ... You really sound like I got when I went to get on Lexapro - I had started having more "dark" days than good...
    ... Sometimes I think I shouldn't have gotten off the Lexapro because I usually felt emotionally good all the time...
    ... in March when I was looking for information about Lexapro when I first started taking it. Since then, I have...
    ... stressed me out. Don't you think you felt better on the Lexapro ? You sounded better during that time....or at least...
    ... going. Molly, I did feel a bit better on the Lexapro , but it just took my sex life from me, so I just couldn...

  48. Anyone Notice a Time Frame With Symptoms?
    ... menopause. good luck to you all. i am starting 5mg. of lexapro next monday and hopefully that will help. allergic...
    ... friend who is in menopause is also taking 5mg. of lexapro . It helped her tremendously. It should help you also...
    ... days after i am finished the steroids to start the lexapro . can't wait until i do. have heard only good things...
    ... days after i am finished the steroids to start the lexapro . can't wait until i do. have heard only good things...

  49. I just can't get a grip of this!
    ... depression? Like I told you before - since I started on Lexapro back in March - I feel 100% normal again. No symptoms...
    ... now instead of the 20 I am taking. I recommended Lexapro to my doc but he said not to change until I get back...
    ... Also, could someone describe exactly what Lexapro is and what it does? Any side effects?...
    ... Hi Danigirl, Lexapro is an SSRI anti depressant. There are side affects...

  50. Having a Break Down
    ... Hi Andrea, I take 10 mg of the Lexapro . I just started taking L Tyrosine with it (to try ... doesn't affect you sexually, and that is great! The lexapro works so well for me, I wish it didn't have that one...

  51. Hormone Tests
    ... I have also tried antidepressants - Paxil, Prozac, Lexapro , and Zoloft. All of them had side effects that were...
    ... I have also tried antidepressants - Paxil, Prozac, Lexapro , and Zoloft. All of them had side effects that were...

  52. hi..new to board..
    ... him how bad I had gotten and he gave me samples of Lexapro to try. In two days, I felt so good, it was someone...

  53. Noticing the change...watch it yourself!
    ... has the same problem with ssri's. She finally took lexapro and it became a winner right now for her. Who can...

  54. Anyone Taking Paxil??
    ... woman who is 52 and also going thru peri!! She takes lexapro (another AD) and occasionally take 1/2 of a xanax...
    ... antianxiety meds is just trial and error. I started with Lexapro but within 2 days could tell that it was making my...
    ... antianxiety meds is just trial and error. I started with Lexapro but within 2 days could tell that it was making my ... Puppazpal, It's interesting that you felt worse on Lexapro . My therapist and a good friend are taking it and...

  55. Panic and Perimenopause
    ... feel like irregular heartbeats are normal. Zoloft, Lexapro , Prozac, Paxilk etc do help in perimenopause, not...
    ... favor of that either, so he said "why don't we try Lexapro first"? So, I did, and ladies - from day two of...
    ... you. I am on Prozac but was considering moving to Lexapro since I know so many menopausal women who are using...
    ... I am only on 20 mg. How many mg's are u taking of lexapro and how many mg's is your husband taking with Prozac...
    ... is taking 20 mg of Prozac and I am taking 10 mg of Lexapro . He had no drive on the other too, but he is taking ... set a date for Sunday mostly and I cut down on my Lexapro the day before to help with that side affect. If ... they would be the Nobel Prize winner!! But - the Lexapro has helped me so much with the menopausal symptoms...
    ... affecting my life so badly. Anyways, I wanted to try lexapro but i will wait until i get back from my vacation...
    ... lucky!!! I have forgotten, why did you want to try Lexapro ? Sorry - (menopausal mind) lol...
    ... lucky!!! I have forgotten, why did you want to try Lexapro ? Sorry - (menopausal mind) lol i wanted to try ... have to go higher in mg's or try a new one. I know Lexapro is a very new SSRI. Prozac is very old, but a very...
    ... Lexapro does make me feel tons better, and I do have alot ... more engery. But, be aware the Lexapro does cause weight gain in alot of people too. Since ... it's not healthy for him to eat so little. I wish Lexapro did that for me! I know alot of people have been...
    ... anxiety worst. Unfortunately I went from Zoloft to Lexapro and gained all the weight back...I'm still trying...
    ... anxiety worst. Unfortunately I went from Zoloft to Lexapro and gained all the weight back...I'm still trying ... to shed the baggage. how do u like lexapro ? anyone try the 6 day body makeover here? A friend...

  56. Antidepressants Or Hormones?
    ... more of the same. My therapist is suggesting I go on Lexapro . She says it is like prozac but much more calming...

  57. Cried All Weekend - Now period after 21 days
    ... call me doctor about giving me a prescription for Lexapro . If that doesn't work I am going to have to get...

  58. Still having trouble sleeping :(
    ... herself is going thru menopause and she is taking Lexapro . I am going to ask my GP for a prescription for ... that. It is such pot luck. Maybe lexapro is the answer. Maybe not. What helps your friend...
    ... for me. I'm thinking either Paxil CR (like you), Lexapro or Wellbutrin XL. My mother was on Paxil for the...
    ... herself is going thru menopause and she is taking Lexapro . I am going to ask my GP for a prescription for ... that. It is such pot luck. Maybe lexapro is the answer. Maybe not. What helps your friend ... a major car accident. I have alot of friends on Lexapro and they like it. Let us know how you do or what...
    ... a major car accident. I have alot of friends on Lexapro and they like it. Let us know how you do or what...

  59. Menopause & Low Libido
    ... to find something to help me after I started on the Lexapro and started having problems with climaxing, and I...
    ... libedo, so that made is really hard on me. But, the Lexapro didn't slow my sex drive down any, although some people...

  60. Anyone Try The Fat Flush Diet by Ann Louise
    ... by Ann Louise. I am a 54 old woman who was taking Lexapro to control night sweats, sleepless nights and anxiety...

  61. How I am Coping
    ... year that I asked my GYN for help and he put me on Lexapro . I was at the point that I was not sleeping well ... hopless and the empty feeling was scary to me. The Lexapro took all of that away and I feel wonderful now. I...
    ... do to me in a long run. Do you intend to stay on Lexapro for a long time? With me, it seems that the few...
    ... honestly don't feel menopausal at all since I started on Lexapro ! I know I talked about getting off it for a while...
    ... something really bad wrong with me! I feel better on Lexapro tho and get a good nights sleep, and that helps a...
    ... knows!? I know you were talking about going off Lexapro because you were so concerned about your 3 lb. weight...
    ... attention span is so short. I am not sure if it's the Lexapro or if it's menopausal. I have problems remembering...
    ... that was not the case. As you know they did perscribe Lexapro but I experienced nausea from it which at the time...
    ... What is Lexapro ? I have never heard of it....
    ... Hi Joyka, Lexapro is a SSRI antidepressant. Alot of GYN's are prescribing...
    ... about them when I was searching the net for info on Lexapro in March. Since that time, I have found that some...
    ... me. I haven't done it that bad since I started on Lexapro , but there were some days that all I could do is just...
    ... that is good. We rarely ever fight (now that I'm on Lexapro :D ) and I'm not bitchy feeling all the time, lol...
    ... year that I asked my GYN for help and he put me on Lexapro . I was at the point that I was not sleeping well ... hopless and the empty feeling was scary to me. The Lexapro took all of that away and I feel wonderful now. I ... this thread and I'm glad you have found relief with Lexapro .I'm 44 and have been going through a myriad of symptoms...
    ... what I was experiencing for months before I got on Lexapro . It was really that bad. Plus the extreme anxiety ... on top of it. Yeah for Lexapro and a sane and happy me!! My grandmother used to...
    ... washer. Just crazy!!! I wish SO much I could take Lexapro . I had taken Celexa (its original form) when I first...
    ... store I go to recommended it, but I decided to try the Lexapro instead. Wait to see how Hellas fares on it first...
    ... felt like it was a black cloud the whole time before Lexapro ..WOW...I am so glad you were able to take it and that...
    ... friends too. I am very fortunate that I could take the Lexapro and that is helps me so much! I remember having...
    ... with the precription AD. I will tell you this - the Lexapro gives me vivid dreams every night though. It's like...
    ... and Paxil. I am really scared of HRT, but with the Lexapro - I don't feel menopausal any more, yeah!! It took...
    ... about where your depression had set in before the Lexapro , sounded awful. You are right when one feels like...
    ... these boards until I was looking for info about the Lexapro . Listening to alot of you, I think I have escaped ... this journey for quite a few years now, so after the Lexapro kicked in- I pretty much seem symptom free :) I...
    ... Jackie....I forgot I had a question for you. If Lexapro is an anti-depressant, then how does it help with...
    ... The board has been really quiet today! As far as Lexapro working for anxiety - I really don't know, I just ... too darn lazy! :) But - when I started on the Lexapro , I felt like I was on speed, which I really liked...
    ... I'm not anything like I used to be now that I'm on Lexapro . It helps me to deal with things so much better....
    ... anxious time in life. :) As I hope all of us can. I know Lexapro is supposed to be a cleaner AD with less side effects...
    ... I sit to relax, WHAM! I really would like to try lexapro (or something as "safe") but scared of reactions,...
    ... to get the "your too young lecture". I am taking Lexapro which is helping a lot with anxiety as well as sleep...
    ... post recently where you had gone up to 15 mg of the Lexapro . I am still at the 10 mg and doing fine with that ... Has that gotten better with the increased dosage of Lexapro ? I hope so! Hope you're having a great summer with...
    ... or should I say I used to do that. Now since on Lexapro , I have very vivid dreams, but not really bad ones...
    ... so bad, I went to my GYN in March and he put me on Lexapro , an AD. I feel great now, really like I'm not in...
    ... your anxiety level will be almost non-existant! The Lexapro I started on in March has made a world of difference...
    ... Valerian too, had just bought some when I started on the Lexapro so it's still sitting there. I like Kava better,...
    ... watching a very good movie. Part of that may be the Lexapro . I did alot around the house yesterday and hubby...
    ... whole dose rather than the half dose. Since I am on Lexapro , I can't really give advice about the Paxil, but Molly ... judge of that. My GYN is the one that gave me the Lexapro and I wish he would have told me to start on half...
    ... Hi Bell :) That's funny, I wrote to you on the Lexapro thread today since I hadn't heard anything else from ... trying Wellbutrin just to avoid that problem, but the Lexapro is working so well otherwise for me, I hate to switch...
    ... date" for sex and the day before, I don't take the Lexapro . Plus, I got Vigel, which is remarkable! Did I tell...
    ... heck, I'd give it a try. As far as stopping your Lexapro for a day, I have found that it is ok for me to do...
    ... and looks like another HOT one today :) I do take Lexapro but have had a horrible time on a few other SSRI....
    ... when I first joined. I was about a month into the Lexapro and she was just starting, and having a really hard...
    ... sorts of things. I am doing much, much better on the Lexapro . The worst part for me now is the urge to want to...
    ... crashing fatigue" and it may be that instead of the Lexapro ....
    ... Barr which makes me tired. I know it is upping the Lexapro as that is when it started....
    ... craving it! I would LOVE to think I could try some Lexapro , and maybe I'll discuss it with one of my doctors...
    ... too! I couldn't go on the way I was anymore and the Lexapro was pretty much my last hope. I started tiny cutting...
    ... crazy expensive. You've encouraged me enough in the Lexapro area that I think I'll call my doctor and talk to...
    ... care of yourself Bell, and thanks for the SSRI and Lexapro advice. Amy...
    ... will start all over again. You can't go too high on Lexapro but I have read on these boards people taking upwards...
    ... I didn't know that people took as much as 40 mg of Lexapro . I am glad that my 10mg works for me! I can't tell...
    ... would rather take less. If not I may ask to try the lexapro , sounds like it has helped others. Some anxiety crept...
    ... month. I was lucky in that I felt better from the Lexapro right away. I have forgotten, but were there some...
    ... the upper GI for the ice cream! I still have your lexapro on the back burner, and taking in what everyone else...
    ... talked to your doctor about adding Wellbutrin to the Lexapro for the negative sexual side affects? My GYN won...
    ... wish I could look past that. Let me ask you a Lexapro question. Are you taking your in the am or pm? I ... something to do with the time of day that I take my Lexapro . I hadn't been sleeping well the past few nights...
    ... "easier" to have fun with now since I started the Lexapro . I lived to worry. Mostly stuff with my health and ... my kids. Since Lexapro we got the kids a Trampoline (I would have NEVER done...
    ... that must be Ann. How long have you been taking the Lexapro ? And have you had trouble with your doctors being...
    ... young one more time I was going to scream!! I started Lexapro right after Jackie April 22. I tried to get my hormone...
    ... away. A week later I start cramping all over. The Lexapro has really helped with the PMS and mood swings so...
    ... counteract these pesky sexual side affects of the Lexapro . I know what you mean about getting sick of taking...
    ... Well so far the Lexapro has done wonders. For example I no longer get PMS...
    ... out about it until they had subsided (when I got on Lexapro ). I was actually looking for info on Lexapro when...
    ... headache. Jackie I had a HUGE ordeal trying to get my Lexapro 20 mg filled today. the nurse wrote ten instead of...
    ... Sudafed it wires me out too bad. that on top of the Lexapro wouold do me in. I just had a period on the 9th of...
    ... you have to wake up and deal with it. Never fails. Lexapro messed with my stomach a little for about a week but...

  62. Are these symptoms Perimenopause?
    ... anxiety was really bad. That's when the GYN put me on Lexapro . That made a new woman out of me!! :) I feel totally...

  63. Losing my Husband
    ... anxiety any more, I had to get help. He suggested I try Lexapro , and I did, and I feel like a brand new person. I...

  64. Wellbutrin for perimenopause?
    ... t keep on the way I was going. He suggested I try Lexapro because he'd had a lot of patients that had success...

  65. Post-Menopausal Weight Gain
    ... put it all back on. It started when I began taking Lexapro ....
    ... Hopefully, are you still on the anti-depressant Lexapro ? And if so, u notice weight loss with a hard and...
    ... Hopefully, are you still on the anti-depressant Lexapro ? And if so, u notice weight loss with a hard and ... bicycle? LOL Andrea Andrea I had to stop taking Lexapro after a couple of months...I was gaining weight fast ... goddaughter also experienced this carb. craving while on Lexapro . This is weird because my SIL lost weight on Lexapro...
    ... Andrea I had to stop taking Lexapro after a couple of months...I was gaining weight fast ... goddaughter also experienced this carb. craving while on Lexapro . This is weird because my SIL lost weight on Lexapro...
    ... what I do - will not come off! Then I started on Lexapro and another three jumped on the band wagon. :) ...

  66. pmdd
    ... time that I was on Paxil I did not gain weight, but Lexapro caused me to crave carbs. Presently, I'm taking Wellbutrin...
    ... worried about all the withdrawal effects. I have some lexapro from awhile back and also some wellbutrin xl that...
    ... when I first joined these boards, you were taking Lexapro , and I had been on it for about a month. You started ... thread that we kept going for quite a while, about Lexapro makes me so tired or something like that. I guess ... of trying Paxil, it has worse side affects than the Lexapro from what I've heard....
    ... worried about all the withdrawal effects. I have some lexapro from awhile back and also some wellbutrin xl that ... weight, which she lost again when she started taking Lexapro . Now that I think about it I also lost a lot of weight...
    ... time that I was on Paxil I did not gain weight, but Lexapro caused me to crave carbs. Presently, I'm taking Wellbutrin...
    ... old anxiety, stress and a severe case of pmdd. The lexapro was working, but I was so tired on it. I don't believe...
    ... old anxiety, stress and a severe case of pmdd. The lexapro was working, but I was so tired on it. I don't believe...
    ... old anxiety, stress and a severe case of pmdd. The lexapro was working, but I was so tired on it. I don't believe...
    ... cabinet...effexor samples and a full bottle of 150mg., lexapro 20mg, wellbutrin xl from last year 300mg, zoloft 150mg...
    ... cabinet...effexor samples and a full bottle of 150mg., lexapro 20mg, wellbutrin xl from last year 300mg, zoloft 150mg...
    ... little shaky, so I probably can't take that. The lexapro made me too tired....I teach pre-k also! Three year...
    ... sarafem). But, I did read on a site that effexor and lexapro may help with the sypmtoms of pmdd. I do love my...
    ... finish the sample pack. I was teetering between the lexapro and the effexor last night. I know the lex made me...

  67. Introduction and HELP Please
    ... this year, I went to my GYN and he suggested I try Lexapro (an AD). I was scared of that too, but I was so bad ... off, I had to do something! The Lexapro has done wonders for me. I'm not even having any...
    ... like that in my life, and I sure didn't like it! Lexapro gave me my life back, and I hope I don't have to be...

  68. Just Chattin'
    ... really having a hard time like I was before I got on Lexapro . I can relate to every bit of it. The anxiety, obsessive ... herbals - nothing helped. Nothing until I got on Lexapro . I honestly don't have ANY symptoms now, except maybe ... this head pressure thing. Lexapro has been a life saver for me. Have you tried it?...
    ... I was in college!! LOL!! That is so great the Lexapro is working so well for you. perhaps I should have...
    ... and it has helped a lot already. I'd love to take Lexapro but I don't tolerate SSRI's well at all. Tylenol is...
    ... depression and anxiety in peri. I know you are on the Lexapro now but how long were your symptoms bothering you...
    ... just gave up and went to my GYN and he gave me the Lexapro . At that time I was having bad night sweats and hot...
    ... happen. I haven't felt like crying since I got on Lexapro ! What a ninney I am :) I'm afraid of it hurting...
    ... Hellas, I forgot - before I got on Lexapro , EVERYTHING got on my nerves. Even hearing my hubby...
    ... be helping her. I told her maybe she needed to try Lexapro since it has aleviated all my symptoms. Well...
    ... know each of us is very individual. It is so good the Lexapro is working for you!! What you described with Ginger...
    ... your own :D I wonder why your doc didn't suggest Lexapro ? I looked up the side affect for the Effexor and ... the Lexapro , and Effexor has tons of side affects, I don't blame ... you, I wouldn't try it either! Lexapro has very low incidence of side affects, which was...
    ... fudge sauce in the last 3 days! Jackie I'll check the lexapro . But you know when she was asking if I'd rather try...
    ... Hellas, my doctor asked me if I wanted Paxil or Lexapro and I told him definitely not Paxil, as I've had several...

  69. Anyone find success in treatment of symptoms?
    ... are they? I think what helped mine, was getting on Lexapro for the anxiety and depression. As soon as I started...

  70. Feeling Cold After Hot Flashes
    ... flashes something terrible too until I started on Lexapro (SSRI). I don't know if it is just coincidence or...

  71. stopping by to say hi!
    ... worth in here too. (hey Molly) I just started on Lexapro in March, I'm going through the good old Menopause ... problems getting off of it, so I was glad he chose Lexapro . BUT.... yep, I am gaining weight, and stay so...

  72. Experiences with lexapro
    ... never asked me about my cycles or diet before throwing Lexapro at me. Laura...
    ... contact my doctor and take an antidepressant called lexapro . She says this antidepressant seems to be good for ... Would like to know if anyone has or is taking lexapro and what your experiences with it have been. ... Thanks! :) Lexapro made my anxiety worse ten fold during the first two ... couple of hours to stave off the anxiety. I dubbed Lexapro as pharmaceutical crack. I stopped after 16 days ... intolerable. Having said that, many people love lexapro and swear by it. This goes to show you that everyone...
    ... experience is enough for me to say "no thankyou" to Lexapro . I once tried Prozac and had the same symptom with...
    ... thought I would put my two cents in. I started on Lexapro 10mg back in March. I am 51 and going thru menopause ... any more. I went to my GYN and he suggested I try Lexapro . I was scared to take it, but scared not to! Within...

  73. Anti depressants
    ... I am ready to try AD's again. Early on , I tried Lexapro , Effexor and Nortriptoline. I've more recently tried...
    ... I am ready to try AD's again. Early on , I tried Lexapro , Effexor and Nortriptoline. I've more recently tried...
    ... I am ready to try AD's again. Early on , I tried Lexapro , Effexor and Nortriptoline. I've more recently tried...
    ... out in hives, anger outburst etc... Finally I tried Lexapro and started very small 2.5 mg a day for a week then...
    ... effect of Pamelor....Now the doctor wants me to go on lexapro , but i just don't know if i want to go through all...
    ... fatigued? My doctor wants me to try this next, as Lexapro and zoloft produced way too many side effects {fatigued...

  74. Prozac for Peri Questions??
    ... TZU is Cipralex another name for Lexapro ? JBP have you tried Cymbalta (sp.)? I've not...

  75. Does Anyone Else Feel Like....
    ... and talked to him about it and he suggested I try Lexapro (antidepressnt). I never wanted to try one of those...
    ... bit the bullet and went to my Gyno who gave me the Lexapro . I was SOOO scared to take that stuff :) But it ... s disgusting. You know, before I started on the Lexapro , I was having the night sweats and hot flashes something...
    ... from Peri into Menopause. I don't plan on being on Lexapro all my life, but I don't mind at all taking it while ... couldn't live the rest of my life like that. Ater the Lexapro kicked in, it's like someone had flipped a switch ... to be really hard, but I don't think it is bad on Lexapro . I am glad that the Lex took care of all my problems...
    ... take? For some reason as soon as I started on the Lexapro - my hot flashes and night sweats went away too!...
    ... take? For some reason as soon as I started on the Lexapro - my hot flashes and night sweats went away too! ... I'm taking Wellbutrin. I've tried Zoloft, Prozac, Lexapro , Celexa and Paxil. All of these are in a class of...
    ... Wellbutrin, but I really don't want to do that since Lexapro is working so well otherwise. I am glad it's working...
    ... that on anyone! I can tell you that I am great on Lexapro and am glad my doctor suggested it. It has helped...
    ... don't even know or like! Does anyone else here take Lexapro too? I have found that it took away all my symptoms...
    ... how that goes". I am just so very thankful that the Lexapro worked, and we didn't have to keep on searching for...
    ... think my doctor was really smart to put me on the Lexapro , I guess he had really good success with it. I think...
    ... Jackie, I have been reading your posts about the Lexapro with interest. I take an anti-anxiety med, (xanax ... ) as needed but was given Lexapro last year when things were really bad. It did not ... need it. But it is interesting to hear that the Lexapro is helping you and encouraging. My Gyn said it is...
    ... I have only been feeling normal since I started on Lexapro . Apparently it does something with the peri symptoms ... coincidence that they went away as soon as I started on the Lexapro . I hope you all don't find me posting later on that...
    ... Jackie, I have been reading your posts about the Lexapro with interest. I take an anti-anxiety med, (xanax ... ) as needed but was given Lexapro last year when things were really bad. It did not ... need it. But it is interesting to hear that the Lexapro is helping you and encouraging. My Gyn said it is ... quite a bit. I did have some side affects with the Lexapro at first, one being nausea. I was taking it at night ... make myself sick over things. When you tried the Lexapro - did you start out with a very low dose? That would...
    ... for the post and answering my questions about the Lexapro . When I was given it last year it was when my peri ... now relieved it sure is a good adverstisement for Lexapro !! I know everyone is different though and what works ... What peri symptoms were you having before the Lexapro ? Have a great weekend and thanks for the post,...
    ... get the flashes and sweats again. I am thinking the Lexapro helped with that, so I am hoping that isn't just a...
    ... Little Hot Woman: I am going to check out the Lexapro , for sure. If it causes nausea, what the heck! Can...
    ... regard to the symptoms you had before you took the Lexapro . I have not had a hot flash yet, but did have the...
    ... but now it doesn't bother me anymore. Again - the Lexapro . Like I said - it just helps me to deal with things...
    ... again! Jackie, I really do have to look into that Lexapro or something. Those SSRI's are just a little scary...
    ... you! :D ha ha, Yes you do need to explore the Lexapro . I was scared to death of AD's too, but I finally...
    ... As far as the symptoms that drove me to taking Lexapro - it was the deep depression that I was sinking into...
    ... does help, doesn't it? I think since starting on Lexapro I have been sleeping a whole lot better too....
    ... don't know anything about Effexor, but I am taking Lexapro , and my husband has taken many different AD's over...
    ... lbs, and just couldn't get it off. Now that I am on Lexapro , I had gained some more. Now I'm scared to weigh...
    ... changed and I feel like I have a new husband. I'm on Lexapro now for my depression and things are great between...