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  1. Which one am I?? Primary Anxiety or Primary Migraine?? MARD??
    ... Effexor myself. I'm in a total state today from the lexapro comedown. I'm wondering too if the 5htp has done a...
    ... including Topamax and she also uses 5 or 10 mg of Lexapro a day for mood purposes...maybe it doesn't have to...
    ... easy, but the side-effects are downright gnarly! Lexapro works pretty quickly, and has the least amount of...
    ... would also take the smallest dose of either prozac or lexapro just for the l-t effect on reducing anxiety. I'm not...
    ... and topamax. The anxiety is going to be tried on lexapro , and maybe the addition of klonopin if needed. we ... amplification seen in migraine but I'm willing to try the lexapro first, and if that doesn't work, try the effexor....
    ... then move on. But as I said, according to info, if Lexapro stinks from the start, it tends to continue to stink...

  2. New nori prescription--advice?
    ... because of the condition per se, but because of the lexapro fallout. I know that the way I'm feeling is due to...

  3. Help, is the BPPV back?
    ... medicine without a major reaction. And when I tried the lexapro a few years back I was on a micro dose and did not...
    ... overuse". Yeah right. I wouldn't be put off by the lexapro at all Jade. I have just come off a trial of lexapro...

  4. Neuro Opthomologist
    ... sometimes. I didn't take it because they had tried lexapro and I had a time with it. Very similar to what Scotsman...

  5. To All The Dizzy Posters
    ... working (they can do that) and now I am on 5 mg of Lexapro . Doctor prescribed 10 mg but I have always broke it...
    ... Hi Alexis, I have been trying to start lexapro for the last 9 days and recently it became unbearable...
    ... you possibly come off another drug recently to start Lexapro ? Because if you did....you could be feeling the effects ... of that.....and it's not the Lexapro at all doing those things to you. I know that you ... at least 4 to 6 weeks to feel the benefits of what Lexapro might can do for you. 3 mg is a very small amount ... believe) drug free.......before I started my 5 mg of Lexapro ....

  6. Dr. Ruckinstein appointment FAQ = what questions about MAV/Inner ear would u ask??
    ... drug that made me feel that doped out. I stopped Lexapro today. Just couldn't handle one more day of feeling...
    ... stomach. How many days did you make it on the lexapro ?? I have a friend on 5mg right now and she is feeling ... to give an SSRI a shot and it's going to be either Lexapro , Zoloft, or Effexor. I'm convinced that I'll respond ... tolerate. I'm really sorry you had a tough go on the Lexapro . Isn't there a way you can get onto it at even a...

  7. Angry, frustrated, sad
    ... m not so great today either after just bumping up Lexapro to a full half dose – nausea and on the verge...

  8. Violet
    ... to be able to tough out although having said that, lexapro seems to be giving me some grief at the moment since...

  9. Saw the doctor
    ... surreal as hell this morning. I'm going to bump up the lexapro today to half a tab. Man, I hate that I need an SSRI...

  10. hmmm....??
    ... reason. Probably a dumb move for me. Effexor and Lexapro have been offered to me. Effexor by Dr. Hain, and ... Lexapro by another doc. Not sure which one is best. But...
    ... a hazy day full of smog as well.i have been given lexapro for it and it made my anxiety and dizzies so much...
    ... a hazy day full of smog as well.i have been given lexapro for it and it made my anxiety and dizzies so much ... next morning, it was back full force.blah!! so the lexapro was a no go for you...were there bad side effects...
    ... normal i just wish this would go away yes alexi lexapro was a no go for me but every person is different it...
    ... remains, what to DO about it!! You stopped the lexapro after 3 weeks?? Have you tried a VERY low-dose effexor...
    ... wrong it would be there by now lol. that sucks the lexapro made the anxiety higher. maybe like rich says trying...

  11. so perhaps it was MAV?
    ... with one stone. I'd be on it myself but am trying lexapro at the moment. I have a trip to Canada coming up and...
    ... migraines and coul not find it. Regarding meds. I tried lexapro and xanax and neither worked. I am one of those people...

  12. Lexapro
    ... Best of luck.....:) Hey Scott, Hope the Lexapro works out well for you. Everyone has a bit of hell...
    ... Hi guys, So I'm at day 10 of lexapro . I started at 2.5 mg and then 3 days ago went to 5...
    ... Scott: I had the same experience on lexapro . Stated at 10 and I could not sleep for days, super...
    ... Slowly 12.5 2 weeks 25mg 4 weeks 50 4 weeks to 100 Lexapro I was not intructed to go slow, started at 10 and...
    ... Hi Scott & others Thought I would add I tried Lexapro back in June, & it made me feel wired like a I had...
    ... Hi guys, I totally dumped Lexapro last Tuesday and have been feeling really great ever...

  13. For Scotsman - long term management
    ... that, I am thinking about adding a very low dose of lexapro to the mix (seeing the doc tomorrow morning). It's ... version - they've removed the mirror image molecule in lexapro which apparently causes a lot of the SEs). So maybe ... I can get some sort of result on lexapro without feeling like a zombie... I'll combine it with...

  14. idea for weaning off Effexor, Zoloft, Paxil
    ... Not certain just yet. It'll either be a low dose of lexapro or effexor. I like the Effexor idea because if I decide...

  15. Finally: Meeting with Super Vest. Therapist...Some answers
    ... documented efficacy and low side effects). They used to use Lexapro , but apparently folks in general didn't like the weight...

  16. Richard - Effexor
    ... crap lol. I was almost ready to hit the zoloft or Lexapro first, and if that didn't work, hit the Effexor, but...
    ... weird how a lot of people have had success on Cip, lexapro , a few on prozac and Zoloft. I think most SSRI's seem...
    ... may very well have done just as well on Zoloft or Lexapro . Scott :)...

  17. For Scotsman/Howie - SSRI's/MAV
    ... were you I'd get back on an SSRI. I'm about to start Lexapro this week I think given the lousy response on prothiaden ... hope the SEs don't drive me crazy. Why not consider Lexapro as a possibilty? It's a very clean version of Cipramil...
    ... Thanks Scott. My local GP offered me Zoloft or Lexapro . I look the Zoloft lol. But I could always call ... him back and ask for a go on the Lexapro . So out of those 3 categories, otogenic, psychogenic...
    ... call my doc and see if he will change the script to Lexapro , since he offered that first anyway. thanks again...

  18. VRT, Vestibular Neuritis & Success Stories
    ... she thought this was also migraine and recommended Lexapro . I tried a small dose (5 mg) but found the side effects...
    ... that causes that is MIGRAINE!! I'm surprised the lexapro gave you electric shock feelings just trying to get...

  19. Migraine Meds: Can they become ineffective?
    ... me and something thta has only occured since trying lexapro ....

  20. Vn - For Scotsman
    ... I'm thinking I might bite the bullet and start on Lexapro later this week. I know it will work and am hopeful...
    ... Geez Scott sorry to hear that. have you tried lexapro before? Is that why you are so sure it will work...
    ... sure that if I don't replace SJW with soemthing else ( lexapro ?) that the whole gamut of symptoms will arrive like...

  21. EXTREME MAV - what helps?
    ... no spinning or lost of balance. I could not handle Lexapro , Paxil and a few other drugs that made my anxiety...

  22. so down
    ... the anxiety and blues; some docs even use SSRIs like Lexapro or Zoloft. Of course, it all depends on you and what...
    ... taken several medications as well. Valium Kolonapin Lexapro Steriods Antibiotics Some special serum that you...
    ... Please don't discount the A/D because of how the lexapro made you feel. I didn't believe they could make me...

  23. Zoloft Making me worse?
    ... before it improves. I had bad reactions to Paxil, lexapro but Zoloft really has helped me.Others on the board...

  24. I'm going on Short Term Disability - Finally :(
    ... have a positive effect. I had a bad reaction to Lexapro today and had to come home from work as felt really...

  25. can a chiropractor help me? need feedback please
    ... vestibular therapy for 1.5 years, including tinnuitus; - lexapro for 1 year (did absolutely nothing) although I would...
    ... so I am not too sure about this one either. Also lexapro did not help in my case, which was their last resort...
    ... interesting thing, Steenerson is a huge advocate of lexapro for MAV. When I went to Emory they dismissed lexapro ... other meds, and actually planned on going off the lexapro , they were less than interested in me. Knowing these ... a little jaded too. I had no issues going on/off lexapro , but feel much better off of it in general. One...
    ... causes birth defects. I don't see why something like Lexapro or even Prozac or Zoloft wouldn't work, too...though ... That's very interesting that Steenerson advocated Lexapro . I've been thinking I should try something like that...

  26. Howie - migraine treatment
    ... remember reading a post from someone that was put on lexapro and her MAV went away!! I am really struggling today...
    ... remember reading a post from someone that was put on lexapro and her MAV went away!! It appears that the SSRIs...

  27. Lightheaded foggy feeling
    ... normal so people just have no idea. I have tired Lexapro , but it made me so groggy and tired all the time and...

  28. another follow-up with the neuro-otologist
    ... that is subjective to each person anyway. You used Lexapro family and it worked and Zoloft you could not hack ... the complete opposite. Zoloft was great at first and Lexapro sent me to the emergency room. In realty I wish I...

  29. being dizzy for so long is making me feel crazy
    ... common in heart attack survivors). She was put on Lexapro (I think that is what you are on) and she was extremely...
    ... that you are taking! I was really counting on the Lexapro doing the trick for me and was more than willing to...
    ... Hi Lauren, I'm sorry the Lexapro didn't help. I wouldn't totally throw in the towel ... think it was migraine) the one who prescribed the lexapro ? I'd give him a call and see if you can talk to him...

  30. My ENT Appt Today
    ... take it again. At the start of this the doc put me on lexapro and i got the same wierd feeling adn the hot searing...

  31. dizzymommy
    ... there. I was just wondering how long it took the Lexapro to kick in for you and especially how long it took...

  32. 4 week VRT update
    ... hope your progress continues. Had you ever tried Lexapro ? If so, how would you compare it to the new medication ... ? I have been taking a small dose of Lexapro since summer. It has seemed to help but the side...
    ... still going on noritriptyline, I have never tried lexapro . I notice that my fuzzy/woozy head and eye symptoms...
    ... talking about prrescribing Topamax. I am currently on Lexapro . It has been a lifesaver for me but I would really...

  33. tired on Lexapro
    ... I took Lexapro for about a week and slept for ~15 hrs a day during ... and those weren't bad compared to my response to Lexapro .)...

  34. Am I crazy??
    ... became totally incapacitated. Finally started Lexapro . Each time I tappered up, symptoms would improve. ... MAV. Another year later, I began tapering off of Lexapro , which took a good year. Finally off of Lexapro ... even considering?? What if it comes back and the Lexapro doesn't work like it did this time??? Aghhh,...
    ... believe by the topamax if I remember correctly. The Lexapro helped with the spinning/off balance feelings, and...
    ... while pregnant. ;) Oh, and I am also about to start Lexapro b/c I know that your symtoms are very similair to...
    ... that makes sense? Even as I tappered down off the lexapro and got off of it, I noticed a huge difference between ... ONLY related to my migraines now. Have you considered Lexapro ?? Lauren, I really hope the Lexapro works for...

  35. amitriptyline
    ... antidepressants" so that probably makes them similar like lexapro and zoloft are, or valium and xanax. I'm guessing...

  36. I'm Convinced It Gonna Work
    ... to know what to do. I think that a year ago I took Lexapro for about 4 days and then freaked out about it. At...
    ... from the Zoloft but not severe, and nothing like the Lexapro last year. I do feel pretty relaxed too. I hope this...

  37. Zoloft
    ... quite anxious and jittery.. I since then moved to Lexapro which I think has been better for me.. My mother ...
    ... something, it just can't go on like this. I was put on lexapro a year ago. Took it for one week and felt so miserable...
    ... will be ok... Some can some cant. I could not handle lexapro or Paxil but Zoloft was great. But I also took Klonopin...
    ... Your experience with Zoloft sounds like mine with Lexapro . Man, I was such a mess for that week. Thanks...

  38. Charlotte
    ... much better, I'd consider giving either cipramil or lexapro a shot. Start and stay on a half dose. Who knows ...
    ... opinion..I had the worst reaction ever to Paxil and Lexapro ended up in the Emergency Room.So everyone has different...
    ... good. I had the worst reaction ever to Paxil and Lexapro ended up in the Emergency Room Ok, you're freaking...

  39. New diagnosis...hmmmmm
    ... What finally made it better is a prescription of lexapro that knocked me out for a week. I slept upwards of ... Get up, watch TV, fall back asleep. Got off the lexapro cause I felt so horrible, and a week or so later the...

  40. Symptoms worsened during mentrual cycle?
    ... MAV too. After pregnancy I will try flunarizine and lexapro again. But now the only thing I can do is just waiting...

  41. Anesthesia and vestibular dysfunction
    ... Scottsman and others (reading these boards) I went on Lexapro for the associated anxiety that was very difficult ... for me. As promised, the Lexapro helped me out a great deal. I was able to go to work...

  42. Help diagnose me. New member
    ... that i was having panic attacks and prescribed me Lexapro and Klonopin. Stupid me, I took the pills as prescribed ... the er 9 days after she was born. I started taking Lexapro again and took it for 4 months. I forgot to add that ... the first time I took Lexapro I got high pitched tinnitus in both ears that never ... ithdrawals from the drug or something else. I wonder if the Lexapro could have caused some inner ear damage. 2 weeks...
    ... there's an inflammation present? I wonder if the Lexapro could have caused some inner ear damage. I haven...

  43. MAVers...what's the average time to try meds...
    ... Scott could not handle Zoloft and I could not handle lexapro Hope this helps...
    ... Scott could not handle Zoloft and I could not handle lexapro Hope this helps thanks howie! i am glad you...

  44. Question for Scott
    ... Is this your understanding? I started taking Lexapro about 7 months ago which has seemed to help. I can...

  45. Update, pregnancy and MADizziness
    ... couldn't stand it anymore and my dr. started me on Lexapro (many on here had had success with that med.). It ... functioning fully and now, two years later I am off of the Lexapro and on my last sliver of Topamax!! Whew. I finally ... Dizziness. He confirmed this with the fact that the Lexapro worked so well for me. Now, my only symptoms come...
    ... how did you know it was ok for you to come off the lexapro and was it difficult? I think the anxiety is making...
    ... pondered over and over before starting meds! The Lexapro started working for the deppression that came with ... such improvement within a month or two of taking the Lexapro , he upped me to the highest dose 20mg. Like I said ... was finally able to drive my car!! I was on the Lexapro for about a year and most all of my symptoms were ... go back up and try again in a few months. The lexapro truly kicks the anxiety. I am a firm believer in ... I actually was taking the Zanax when I started the lexapro and was able to wean off within a month and only needed...
    ... interesting that you say it's the first choice for MAV. Lexapro is an SSRI, so deals directly with seritonin...not...
    ... reluctant to try an anti-anxiety med. I was put on lexapro at the very beginning of this, took it for one week ... had before, they seemed magnified 100 times on the lexapro so I said, the hell with this, it's making things...
    ... I don't remember feeling worse when I started the Lexapro . It sounds like maybe this is the wrong medicine for ... unbearable, I would try a different one for sure. Lexapro tends to be mild, but we all react in different ways...

  46. Help me get well guys plz! I drink too much -I can only imagine-
    ... have thought about ending it. He recently put me on Lexapro like 3 days ago and I have been taking it. How do...
    ... have thought about ending it. He recently put me on Lexapro like 3 days ago and I have been taking it. How do...
    ... have thought about ending it. He recently put me on Lexapro like 3 days ago and I have been taking it. How do ... already---if not tell him. ...." recently put me on Lexapro ".... U need to review the "side effects" of Lexapro...
    ... toll on you mentally and physically. I think Lexapro is a great drug... but it takes about 3-6 weeks to...

  47. update 2 years 3 months
    ... Still on the Lexapro 5mg morn/5mg night... I usally fool around with the...

  48. MAV??? Needs Info
    ... I took Lexapro and a small dose (only 25mg) of topamax. The combination...

  49. Labyrinthitis? Does anyone else have this?
    ... wart... a little obsessive if you would. I am on Lexapro which I think has done a good job at keeping those...

  50. Depression and Anxiety adding to the struggle...any remedies??
    ... through the roof, thought I was losing my mind!) and lexapro (completely out of it, numb to the world) and couldn...
    ... Hi Reefy, I actually have been taking Lexapro for the last 1.5 years dealing with this mess. Its...
    ... Hey tummy..Glad to hear the lexapro helped. I tried about a 5-6 week trial and I just ... unfortunately. Did you ever try any other ssris before lexapro ?...
    ... Hi Tummy, How well do you think Lexapro is controlling your symptoms now? Are you pretty much...

  51. scott..............
    ... therefore twice as strong. In Australia, it is marketed as Lexapro . So yes, 10 mg is a full dose on Cipralex but 20 mg...

  52. All day??!!
    ... for the past year and a half with an SSRI called Lexapro . The treatment made the dizziness just barely tolerable...

  53. Anyone else experience this?
    ... exercising - Neck is always stiff I've tried: - Lexapro : didn't like it and it didn't seem to help; I don...

  54. What is wrong with me?? Could I have an inner ear disorder? Please help!!!
    ... Remeron, Zoloft (numerous times), Zyprexa, Seroquel, Lexapro , Prozac, Welbutrin, Risperdal, Toprol XL Lunesta ... for torn miniscus (sp). Currently taking 20 mg of Lexapro , 0.5 mg of Risperdal, 20 mg of Prilosec and 10 mg ... also started having panic attacks after starting the Lexapro . My eyes feel like they are crossed or something...
    ... I have been taking the Lexapro since 2/11/07 and have been almost always on an SSRI...

  55. 11 Weeks Today...
    ... before everything calms down and you see a benefit. Try Lexapro again but start on a half dose for 7 days, increase...

  56. Back on an SSRI
    ... basically been through the same hell as you. I was on Lexapro , escitolapram and although wasnt cured by any means ... I gave in about 5 weeks ago and went back on the lexapro , I was gutted so I know just how you feel but I figured...
    ... in the first couple of days and then went onto the Lexapro which to be honest made me feel worse than when I...
    ... Saw a lot of people tried Lexapro I tried it for a while but gave me bad hot flashes...
    ... Hi Chris, >>> went onto the Lexapro which to be honest made me feel worse than when I...

  57. Need a hug
    ... healing!!! I am pill phobic as well my GP gave me Lexapro for anxiety and one pill gave me hot flashes dizziness...

  58. Do these visual/ear symptoms sound like an Inner Ear Problem
    ... recently had anxiety/depression return and had to go on lexapro , partly because of these visual problems. To answer...

  59. dizzy, nausea, can't drive, can't get help
    ... I'm stuck inside too much. Im trying a new drug Lexapro for my Menstrual problems. So we''ll see if that helps...

  60. ssri question..........
    ... made me much more anxious... It wasnt until I got on Lexapro about3 weeks after That I started to feel better mentally...

  61. Update
    ... had stomach issues, which I normally dont have.... Lexapro seems to work for me, and that was a second choice ... .. also, Lexapro is used mostly for Anti-Anxiety as that is what it...

  62. I'm seeing Halmagyi
    ... complaining of these exact symptoms coming off of lexapro or Celexa (I'm on a low-dose Cipramil = Celexa in...

  63. good to be back
    ... bppv 7 years now lexapro 10 mg a day helping good! still got that walking...
    ... yes the lexapro helps me. boat feeling is not as bad....
    ... be back except as one thats healed!!! I tried the lexapro and others in the ssri family--couldn't take them...

  64. Hard time going places alone
    ... took anything in my whole life but I take 10 mg of lexapro so when I feel bad I just say the heck with it and...

  65. Could this be a possible INNER EAR problem?
    ... the drs etc. so I went to dr and was put on .5 of lexapro for couple weeks and up to 10mg of lexapro once per...
    ... though I didn't think so...thats when I went on the lexapro 1/2 pill at first for couple weeks then the full pill ... nite would have done the trick all along without the lexapro ??? hmmm...

  66. Trying birth control pill for MAV
    ... Four months later I had to stop nursing and go on Lexapro which VASTLY improved my symptoms of dizziness. My...

  67. Update - dizzy yet again
    ... ... About 1 month ago, I stopped taking the SSRI ( Lexapro ) -- I tapred in a matter of days and cut it out completely...

  68. Need some Setback Support
    ... did not want to be ever again. I upped my dose of Lexapro again back to 15mg.... Its funny that you almost...

  69. 100% since Jan 06
    ... weened myself down to none now. I am still taking lexapro , which I have reduced my dosage to 10mg daily from...

  70. Just Found Out Preg-took Test And Have Been On Xanax!
    ... and enjoy my baby. I switched to formula and began Lexapro which helped TREMENDOUSLY with EVERYTHING. I am now ... second, everything was so distorted). Each time the LExapro was upped, I noticed symptoms going away. I am still...

  71. The torture of Labs....... Hoping Its an end
    ... days I have been going without. I am also still on lexapro .... Have weened down to 10mg per day -- was on 15mg...

  72. HOWIE-Zoloft?
    ... is different. I had a horrible reaction on Paxil, lexapro , serzone. See how it goes. I am having some mild side...

  73. Question for Howie
    ... For example I had a horrible experience on paxil and lexapro and was in the emergency room but Zoloft has been...
    ... Thanks Howie. I tried Lexapro and it was terrible for me too. I will keep plugging...

  74. Getting the GP to take this seriously?
    ... I came in with bad anxiety and depression. I'm on Lexapro now which has helped tremendously but I still can...
    ... my depression knocked out in about a week with the Lexapro , many people have said that it tells them that depression...

  75. Panic attacks strike hard.
    ... weaned myself off of them very slowly. I was given lexapro during that time which made it easier to do so. Valiums...