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Obesity board

  1. Weight Gain From Antidepressants?
    ... I agree!! I am was on Lexapro then was switched to Zoloft, I do atkins faithfully...
    ... to this :) I have been on , Celexa, Zoloft and now Lexapro for the last year and a half and have gained 30 lbs ... for 11 months. I was on zoloft for only 1 month and lexapro I have only been on 6 months. I feel like I will never...
    ... taking. I haven't heard of this so much with Zoloft or Lexapro . I am taking lexapro and haven't had any weight gain...

Vitamins & Supplements board

  1. Has Anyone Been On Vit. D & Not Noticed Any Difference?
    ... stopped working? Would you try another SSRI? The lexapro was so good because it lifted the depression and it...

  2. Sam-e
    ... also take gaba and samE. i flushed the zoloft and lexapro !...

  3. supplements for depression
    ... sometimes MORE effective than the ssri's (prozac, zoloft, lexapro , paxil)--without the side effects. also try NADH!...
    ... levels. the prescription ssri's (paxil, zoloft, prozac, lexapro ) can only work with the serotonin that your body produces...

  4. Nervous Nellie Here...Advice?
    ... to be as good as any of the ssri's (prozac, zoloft, lexapro ...) without all of the side effects....

  5. Cant read or pay attention, i want to succeed but cant.
    ... your going to have to start taking medication such as LexaPro . There is no natural substance that help someone...

  6. Confused about magnesium and calcium...help please.
    ... a boatload of meds...lipitor, synthroid, inderal, lexapro , geodon, lortab. I also take a lot of vitamins...

  7. Vitamins Over Medications
    ... Klonopin for sleeping, strattera for suposely"ADHD" and Lexapro for depression. I want to replace Lexapro with St...
    ... good. By the way, how does Klonopin compare to Lexapro ? Any side effects to either one. I tried Effexor...
    ... search on the net on those vitamins you listed. As for Lexapro it worked great when I first started but I noticed...

  8. Anyone else?
    ... of my medication that I take. I take lamictal and lexapro . I guess I will abide by their instructions, but...

  9. Side effect of to much "B"?????
    ... Hello, I am a panic/anxiety person. I take Lexapro and Klonopin,I assumed that the vitamine's I see for...

  10. NSI Synergy?????? Anyone tried this???
    ... from severe tiredness and fatigue. Presently I am on lexapro which has helped with the depression, i take it at...

  11. One A Day WeightSmart??
    ... its someones birthday there is cake. I was put on Lexapro and have gained 12 lbs since then. thanks ...

Weight Loss board

  1. why can't i lose weight!?!?!?!? please give me advice
    ... and just never did anyhting about it.) I was put on Lexapro . I was in counciling and was seeing a nutritionist...

  2. topamax for weight loss???
    ... lbs. I gained over 50lbs when I had to start taking lexapro for anxiety, and have only been able to lose about...
    ... This thread makes total sense to me. I have taken Lexapro for migraines and it made me really hungry! I wasn...

  3. Phentermine???
    ... taken Phentermine alone or with something else like Lexapro or Prozac????? I really need some input before I...

  4. Is there any proof that depression meds interfere with weightloss?
    ... beeen ON: cylexa, wellbutrin, zoloft, paxil, prozac, lexapro , serazone, buspar, klonopin in the past 6 yrs. ...
    ... people gain weight with these types of meds.I gained on Lexapro and celexa and my friend lost with both. Talk with...
    ... been gone since the paxil got out of my body!I am lexapro and no weight gain at all. I have been on it for...
    ... beeen ON: cylexa, wellbutrin, zoloft, paxil, prozac, lexapro , serazone, buspar, klonopin in the past 6 yrs. ...

  5. weight loss after antidepressant
    ... ntidperessants in the last 6 yrs. Celexa, Paxil, Trazodone, Lexapro and Effexor. I used to be 140lbs now i'm 225 lbs!...

  6. anti depressants and weight gain.. :-(
    ... I've been on Lexapro for about 6 months and since then I've gained around ... if thats going to be very easy seeing that I'm on Lexapro and the biggest side effect of this pill is weight...
    ... I don't have any experience with Lexapro , but I had a similar experience while I was on Effexor...

  7. Extremely Frustrated
    ... I forgot to mention I'm on Lexapro . Could that be the cause? Lex is not supposed to make...
    ... understand the work, kids just not having time. I was on Lexapro for 2 months (I quit smoking) and gained 25 lbs. ... Not sure what the cause but the Lexapro , I craved carbs and felt bloated. Off lexapro and ... felt better!!! The Dr took me off Lexapro and put me on Phentermine also. My Dr and pharmacist ... told me I could not take Lexapro with phentermine....seretonin syndrome. Even...

  8. Best prescription diet aids
    ... tried effexoer, celexa, fluoxetine (orozac), zoloft, lexapro , sandoz... Push came to shove I gave it up and...

  9. Medication weight gain - help
    ... feel even more depressed than I already am. I take Lexapro for that but that doesn't seem to be working as well...

  10. Wellbrutin for weight loss?
    ... same thing. However, what I have been doing is taking Lexapro at night and Phentermine in the morning and that combinatio...

  11. Phentermine and Lexapro???
    ... was on it was in May. Any way - this month i started lexapro and i got a prescription for the phen again. The Dr ... the phen because i wanted to see how i did on the lexapro . I suffer from anxiety too. So far i feel great! The ... lexapro even killed my hunger....
    ... Wow. All I can say is it's great if Lexapro kills ANYONE'S hunger!!! I take 30mg of it (for years ... consult your Doc prior to taking Phentermine, b/c Lexapro is an extremely potent drug compared to other antidepressan ... cause heart palpitations all on its own. 10mg of Lexapro is = to 40mg of Celexa. So you want to be VERY careful...

  12. Anti-depressants and ephedra
    ... but the info was pretty sparse and vague. I take Lexapro and I would like to take a weight loss product with...

  13. Can't lose weight and SO frustrated.
    ... daily though, and if anything I just gain. I take Lexapro , but I gained about 10 lbs when i started a new birth...

  14. Has anyone tried phentermine?
    ... for me ~ now I wish I was on Wellbutrin instead of Lexapro so I could take the Phentermine with it ~ I went off...
    ... thanks MN ~ I do have the "big O" problem while on the Lexapro and it went away as soon as I went off it, other than...

  15. Unexplained weight gain driving me crazy--Please Help
    ... weight last year and then I figured it out. It was the Lexapro which is an anti-depressant....

  16. hydroxycut
    ... They tell me no! I used to take celexa now I'm on lexapro but I am so wanting to take hydroxycut!!!! The temptation...

  17. Lexapro and Weight Gain...
    ... Is it inevitable? Does lexapro cause weight gain and is it totally impossible to ... avoid?? ( Lexapro is an antidepressant) I already wrote this in a reply ... make it its own thread as well so it gets noticed. Lexapro is an SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor...
    ... I take Lexapro and I go to a gym and I haven't had any problem with...

  18. Prozac and Suppressants?
    ... all the SSRIs, except the newest one (what is it? Lexapro ? Or am I mixing that with another med?) I haven't...
    ... I just recently started Lexapro and I DO NOT want to gain weight! Would weight gain ... be due to the fact that Lexapro makes you more hungry/want to eat more so you do that...
    ... exercise to be on the safe side. The newer drugs, like Lexapro , have been reformulated with the aim of eliminating...
    ... showthread.php?t=214663[/url]) Here is the gist of it: Lexapro is an SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor...
    ... Yeah, Lexapro is the new one (mentioned in my first post on this...
    ... i've been on Lexapro 20 mg for one year and gained about 20 pounds without ... creeping on and nothing i would do would help. So, yes, lexapro is like all other AD's. I stopped taking it about...

  19. Im losing 1lb a day while on CLA
    ... been learning, my weight has to do with medication, ( Lexapro ) depression, and peri menopause! I will confess though...

  20. Desperately embarrassed!!!
    ... Zoloft has gained weight. I gained all my weight on Lexapro . I am now on Zoloft 150 mg. daily and I love it. ... so different with other bodies. Once I stopped the Lexapro and started Zoloft, I lost 5 lbs. almost immediately...
    ... Zoloft has gained weight. I gained all my weight on Lexapro . I am now on Zoloft 150 mg. daily and I love it. ... so different with other bodies. Once I stopped the Lexapro and started Zoloft, I lost 5 lbs. almost immediately ... but once thats over, your system should be clean. Lexapro (and Paxil) is bad about weight gain as well. Yes ... How long has it been since you made the switch from Lexapro to Zoloft?? One of the recurring things that I found...
    ... encouraging words!!! I have just recently gotten of of Lexapro and have gained quite a bit of weight. I do hope that...

  21. Weight Loss Supplements and other Meds
    ... I am taking Topamax for migraines and Lexapro wanting to know if there are any good weight loss ... aids I can take to offset the Lexapro --safe of course thanks...

  22. Why can't I lose weight?
    ... I can not lose this weight. I am on birth control, Lexapro and Zyprexa. Could these meds be the reason I can...
    ... I can not lose this weight. I am on birth control, Lexapro and Zyprexa. Could these meds be the reason I can ... from my experience its probably a combination of the lexapro and the BC. I have posted ina few other forums about...
    ... zyprexa. (i say zyprexa because i have been on and off lexapro for the last 6 months or so, and it has actually helped...
    ... really helped me with my struggle with my weight. Lexapro doesn't really bother my appetite. I actually lost...

  23. 2days on TrimSpa lost 3lbs already
    ... hydroxycut (with ephedra). i am on an antidepressant ( lexapro ), which usually makes me tired all the time, but i...
    ... Could you tell me if you gained any weight using Lexapro ? I'm on it too and have put on weight, that's why ... hydroxycut (with ephedra). i am on an antidepressant ( lexapro ), which usually makes me tired all the time, but i...
    ... Could you tell me if you gained any weight using Lexapro ? I'm on it too and have put on weight, that's why ... Thanks so much! Salty Salty, I have never taken Lexapro (which is just a variation of Celexa) but my Zoloft...
    ... have actually switched from other antidepressants to Lexapro to help them not gain weight. I know I have to start ... reason, I am having a hard time getting motivated. The Lexapro does wonders for my depression and anxiety. I really ... go off of it. Salty Salty, I have never taken Lexapro (which is just a variation of Celexa) but my Zoloft...
    ... everyone reacts to meds differently...i've found that lexapro helps me *lose* weight and control my eating patterns ... better. when i was at my lowest weight i was on lexapro . sweetmelissa-i was on zyprexa a few years back...
    ... have actually switched from other antidepressants to Lexapro to help them not gain weight. I know I have to start ... reason, I am having a hard time getting motivated. The Lexapro does wonders for my depression and anxiety. I really...
    ... everyone reacts to meds differently...i've found that lexapro helps me *lose* weight and control my eating patterns ... better. when i was at my lowest weight i was on lexapro . sweetmelissa-i was on zyprexa a few years back...

  24. Fluid retention?
    ... day) exercise,etc. The only medication I'm on is Lexapro , but I've just started this and the edema is not new...

  25. Trying to lose weight post SSRI (back on SSRI)
    ... pounds. TSH is within normal limits. Today I started Lexapro . As much as I hate the extra weight, I hate how I...
    ... I take Lexapro and I gained 15 lbs since starting it. I am on atkins...

  26. suggestions and advice please
    ... Sugarbaby, I was put on Lexapro for anxiety and the same thing happened to me. I gained...

  27. ? about Fat Flush Plan...
    ... currently doing this, nothing else seems to work. I am on Lexapro , antidepressant, and do realize that these drugs can ... question is can I do this diet and still be on the Lexapro and it work? Will this counter react my meds effect...
    ... Meg, I dont know anything about that. I also take Lexapro since January and have gained 12 lbs almost right...

  28. medication and weight gain
    ... Lynder, my dr put me on Lexapro in January and I gained 14 lbs. some meds do cause...

  29. is it alright to eat????
    ... two types to be exact. 300mg wellbutrin and 20mg lexapro per day. my depression is so bad, that thats still...

  30. Weight GAIN!
    ... Zoloft caused weight gain so I have now started taking Lexapro . I want this weight to go away! I also had some...

  31. Embarrasingly simple....
    ... Ha! I too suffered from depression - I was put on Lexapro in Nov. and have done real well with it. Thankfully...

Acid Reflux / GERD board

  1. Prilosec better in morning or evening?
    ... How are you doing? Are you feeling any better on Lexapro ? I took Prilosec for years. I usually took it in...
    ... knows. Do you still take Prilosec? I've been on the Lexapro for a little over 3 weeks now and haven't felt much ... feeling alot better. Are you feeling better on the Lexapro ? My appetite is still so-so and I'm wondering if that ... is also the acid reflux or the Lexapro ?...
    ... to this thread is the fact that some seem to be on Lexapro along with GERD meds. I was prescribed Lexapro and ... enough to depress you. I would like to know if the Lexapro was prescribed in addition to PPI's for your symptoms ... at times for severe GERD. Also, did you find the Lexapro caused wt gain or any changes in hunger? I wonder ... if maybe the Lexapro did actually make you feel better so therefore you...

  2. Streching/dialation of the throat next week/anyone had this done?
    ... be in your mind & from acid reflux.So i stopped my lexapro thinking that could be causing the feeling of something...

  3. Desperate for a solution
    ... well as trying all kinds of meds for acid reflux & Lexapro & Xanax.Of course the only thing i'm depressed about...

  4. No relief after 2nd endoscopy/will i ever get relief??
    ... breaths & like something is sitting on my chest.I'm on Lexapro for the anxiety,but i still have it everyday.Any other...

  5. Lump in throat/sent to another Dr/please more advise!!
    ... all of us.. i know the last time i had it, i started lexapro and it went away but gave me breathing problems like ... had weights on it... but if any of you can tolerate lexapro or some type of anxiety med you could try that......

  6. Globus Hystericus/appt tomm need advice??
    ... Nexium & Zantac.Has not worked at all for me.ALso,on Lexapro & Valium.Dr said i was stressed out.Well,who wouldnt...

  7. Acid Reflux/Weight Loss
    ... have Xanax for it - and my Dr. wants to put me on Lexapro daily because it is getting so bad. Told him I would...

  8. Nexium
    ... Im trying to remember if my symptoms were better on lexapro , but it was so freaking long ago...and Id rather not ... go back on lexapro unless I remembered feeling better. hmmmm just a...
    ... Im trying to remember if my symptoms were better on lexapro , but it was so freaking long ago...and Id rather not ... go back on lexapro unless I remembered feeling better. hmmmm just a...

  9. How long until you got better?
    ... years ago, for depression and anxiety) and switched to lexapro when I felt a little better. I eventually got off ... of the lexapro and another med for anxiety and then started protonis...

  10. Is there a difference between Prescription Prilosec and Prilosec OTC ??
    ... true for Celexa (an SSRI). It's "sister" drug is Lexapro ....

  11. Can anxiety make Gerd worse?
    ... slight agoraphobia with panic attacks. I started taking Lexapro in June and my anxiety got bad for a week while I...
    ... etc. under control before you have surgery. The lexapro may be just what you need along with meditation and...
    ... kids,and everybody..Im not living im going to give lexapro a shot I heard the surgery outcome isnt good with...

  12. Reflux makes me think I have a heart problem
    ... leaving the heart. Hope this helps some. and I do take Lexapro for my anxiety. It has helped me alot....

  13. Could Prilosec cause this?
    ... and i hadthem before for like 2wks and i gotoff my lexapro and they quit and now their back.. i took i think ... improve a little since the prilosec.. oh and it was the lexapro giving met he pains itwas the nexium sorry..the lexapro...

  14. GERD caused by anxiety??
    ... with someone else. She also from the start advocated Lexapro and in the back of my mind, I think it would probably...

  15. Shortness of Breath
    ... there's something wrong with your heart. I am now on Lexapro also for the anxiety and feel like my old self again...

  16. Has anyone actually gotten better?
    ... imagined and my doctor thinks so as well. He put me on Lexapro , an anti-anxiety and anti-depression drug (although ... it's likely to take time. My next steps: if the Lexapro continues to work and my symptoms dissapear, my doctor ... for the PPI, or so I hope. And who knows, maybe the Lexapro can go someday . . ....
    ... imagined and my doctor thinks so as well. He put me on Lexapro , an anti-anxiety and anti-depression drug (although ... it's likely to take time. My next steps: if the Lexapro continues to work and my symptoms dissapear, my doctor ... for the PPI, or so I hope. And who knows, maybe the Lexapro can go someday . . . I appreciate your honest feedback...

  17. Constant Burping
    ... for the burping and bloating. I'm also trying out Lexapro for anxiety but it doesn't seem to do much yet (it...

  18. gerd and anxiety
    ... the time now. I've been on anti-anxiety medication ( Lexapro ) for two weeks now without much relief....
    ... thought I'd post an update. I've been on a low dose of Lexapro , an anti-anxiety drug, and it seems to be helping...

  19. indigestion around heart
    ... My doctor gave me lexapro for my aniexty but I didnt take it because I dont...

  20. GERD? cant' eat, heart palpitations, bloating, reflux
    ... I said if you think it will help why not. I did lexapro for 90 days and had a generic of Xanax to help with...

Bowel Disorders board

  1. Please read &give your opinion
    ... pretty long time but we have been blaming it on the Lexapro that she is taking because it did this to me. But...

  2. All tests normal, now what?
    ... I have been on Lexapro and Lorazapam for the past 10 years. After many different...

  3. Help!!
    ... have had panic attacks in the last few weeks. Now on Lexapro for and xanax for anxiety. My primary says all my...

  4. Ibs??
    ... bowels movements? I have pretty sever anxiety and take Lexapro to control it, so I know that I'm totally freaking...

  5. How can I try to fix this?
    ... have IBS (does this sound at all like IBS?) I'm on Lexapro for anxiety and I'm going to try to get my dose uped...

  6. need help
    ... works like prilosac, acid reduction, he also gave me lexapro 5 mg a day. That night i experienced pain right below...

  7. anyone take anti-depressants
    ... I take Lexapro for my depression, but it doesn't help with my bowel...

  8. What does this mean?
    ... and anxiety the last two weeks. My doctor put me on lexapro for the anxiety last friday. This morning I already...
    ... ingested a "bug" or it could be a side effect of the lexapro (gastro is one). You should call the doctor and ... stomach aches. Hope this passes soon and the lexapro helps with your anxiety. quincy...

  9. Blood and yellow stool???
    ... I am going thru a stressful/anxious time. I took Lexapro for 8 days but quit taking it becuz of side effects...

  10. meds for IBS
    ... other pain issues too) and I am on the antidepressant, Lexapro , 20 mg. I also have Ambien for sleep at night. I...

  11. Complicated problem...
    ... of medication for being bipolar. I take wellbutrin, lexapro , depakote, saraquel, restoril, ortho-tricyclin (birthcontro...

  12. chronic diarreah
    ... me. It becomes a trial and error. I'm on Nexium, Lexapro , Methadone, Cozaar, Ambien, Klonopin, and Elavil....