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  1. Thoughts on Lexapro...Subs, Scott...
    ... family or "selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors". Lexapro is the same too. When you say they haven't helped...
    ... the past--none of them have helped me at all....does Lexapro fall into the category of any of these medicines I...
    ... more lightheaded on that, so I was just wondering if Lexapro maybe had a different component in it or something...

  2. Hey Willsmommy!!!!
    ... decided is exactly wrong CL? Well, first they decided on Lexapro - 10mg. The second dose sentme to the ER. Felt like ... pharmast was totally against this cuz of the reaction from Lexapro --he said--I had some kind of basic reaction and that...

  3. What is this?? Opinions please!
    ... better, it creeps up again, arghhhh. Started Lexapro about 1.5 months ago which has significantly helped...

  4. Vision fluctuations
    ... before this dizzy thing hit. Still not diagnosed, but Lexapro has helped tremendosly in getting me on the right...

  5. Gloria...
    ... that I havent really had any side effects from the lexapro (knock on wood). Hopefully another one will work for ... tackled with this thing. Maybe you should ask to try lexapro . I actually havent really had any emtional outbreaks...
    ... Wow...TP you should so much better. The lexapro seems to really be helping your mood. You at least ... hope you continue to improve. I'm really glad the lexapro seems to be helping you. - Gloria...

  6. Lexapro???
    ... I've been on Lexapro for about five years now and have had very good results...
    ... Scott: He started me with 10mg of lexapro a day. I started yesterday. Is this a good dosage...
    ... Hi T, 10 mg is a full dose of lexapro . Persoanlly I would ease into it slowly but, on the...
    ... Hi TPaTpa, Notice any difference yet on the Lexapro ? I know it hasn't been that long, but just wondering ... experienced any side effects? Scott had recommended Lexapro to me and just was wondering how you were doing. ...
    ... Hi T - glad to hear all is good on the lexapro . It'll take about 6 weeks to feel the full benefits...
    ... Hi, Just wanted to let you know I am also taking lexapro .. Have been on it for 3 weeks now and definatelynoticed...
    ... one. My heart doctor acutally just perscribed me lexapro and I just started a 1/2 of the 10 mg today. I hate...
    ... to this message board. I am considering going on lexapro after over 7 months of having vestibular neuronitis ... My question is what is the general experience with lexapro or zoloft or whatever else is out there? My neurotologist ... in atlanta has suggested the lexapro after therapy has never seemed to do too much but...
    ... one thing that saved me with the anxiety and all... Lexapro is actually the anti-depressant of choice for Anxiety...
    ... see the therapist each time). I will likely try the lexapro but will seek a second opinion from a different neurotologi ... eurotologist said I would not get better without trying the lexapro but also each time I go she says I am better than...
    ... the dr. also gave me some samples of lexapro and i have not taken them...they sit there and i dont...
    ... sure what to do Take your docs advice and give the lexapro a shot. If you read through this board you'll see...
    ... not just the coping? I am under the impression that lexapro is a generally well tolerated one, from all aspects ... office felt no dizziness after only three weeks of the lexapro , again no side effects. (She was pregnant as well...
    ... Hi, Just wanted to post that I went on the lexapro . My prescription is for 10mg but I wanted to start...
    ... Hi all! I am on the lexapro for almost a week at 10 mg (before that 5mg for 3...

  7. Question for Scott
    ... has seen the least side effects with it. He did say Lexapro was a good one too. I am going to first increase...

  8. For Scott
    ... for me - the exact opposite of Zoloft. Cipramil and Lexapro (same active ingredient) are the most gentle of the...

  9. Long Time No See
    ... Bppv 7 Years Now! Went Back To Work 5 Months Ago Lexapro 10 Mg A Day Helping. Still A Little Balance Discomfort...

  10. jbbrocky
    ... drug they prescribe for you...see if you can start on Lexapro . This one seems to be very well tolerated. All...

  11. SSRI's
    ... N, Good move taking the Cipralex (also known as lexapro or escitalopram). It should kill the anxiety and help...

  12. Totally Fed Up With Them All!!!!!!!!
    ... STRESS RELIEF!! Now I've started an anti-depressant ( lexapro ) which I'm weaning on very, very slowly since these...
    ... STRESS RELIEF!! Now I've started an anti-depressant ( lexapro ) which I'm weaning on very, very slowly since these...

  13. My story - any advice much appreciated
    ... Epley Man., balance clinics,Mezacline, Xananx, Paxil, Lexapro etc.. say 2 Neurologist and still having some of the...

  14. dizziness
    ... work, eye exercises nothing seemed to help. I took Lexapro antidep. and I think that is what put me over the ... back holding on for dear life not to slip back down. Lexapro made my symptoms worse-but from other's post it helped...
    ... concerns..... and she is strongly pushing that I go on Lexapro to rule out some sort of "silent" anxiety disorder...

  15. allergies and inner ear
    ... disconnnected self. I started taking the anti-depressant Lexapro two days ago. I am willing to entertain the idea ... has made me fell pretty down and out, so maybe the Lexapro will, at the very least, help take the edge off those...

  16. Afraid to Exercise...does it increase VN symptoms??!!
    ... the treadmill also change around my work out. I take lexapro 10 mg a day not for depression but something about...
    ... doing something that will bring it back!I guess the lexapro helps me there because when I start to feel bad from...

  17. The anxiety returns
    ... have some other disorder, he started her on an SSRI ( lexapro ) and started backing her off the Ativan. I think she...
    ... this board keeps me afloat. I was also given lexapro last summer but experienced some "brain zaps" on it...

  18. good news
    ... store! I had to humble myself ! I think the 10 mg of lexapro helps me get thru the day. I use to freak out over...

  19. question for hbep
    ... a long time. I'm also starting an SSRI ( lexapro ) this week to rule out some sort of "silent" anxiety...

  20. This Is Driving Me Crazy! Need Help!!
    ... throughout the day and night! My doctor prescribed " Lexapro " but I've read tooooo many band threads here to want...

  21. nortriptyline
    ... which generally comes with more side-effects over say lexapro or cipramil. Best...Scott...

  22. Ativan for Labrynthitis or VN?
    ... can make the recovery more tedious. I was offered Lexapro but held off because I was fearful of the side effects...
    ... and I was high as a kite. Superaddictive though. Lexapro might have withdrawal symptoms but I don't think it ... physically addictive like Ativan. That is to say, the Lexapro withdrawal is annoying but you only want the drug...
    ... was A-OK. Baloney! I agree with you in that the Lexapro would have been easier to deal with and would have...

  23. room looks off balance ?
    ... walls will tilt how is your balance? I take 10mg of lexapro it helps with my balance and tilting in my horizon...
    ... a plane coming in for a landing .I started taking lexapro 3 months ago and my vision stopped tilting in the ... down the hallway! I had tilting for six years and the lexapro has helped (never give up)! good luck anything else...

  24. Got the job - scared!!!
    ... track so people have said on the depression forum. Lexapro or Celexa might be an easier route. Scott...
    ... SSRI/paxil dilema is a hard one. I took one dose of Lexapro and was so anxious for 2 days, scared to try again...

  25. Sideways
    ... instrument. Miles also makes fun of the fact that he's on Lexapro . Couldn't help thinking of myself when labs was bad...

  26. Coping without anti-depressants?
    ... Hi Gez, I tried the SSRI lexapro and after 2.5 felt like I was on speed for 3 days...

  27. Glad I found the group!
    ... that lasted almost 6 days. It was aweful. I took lexapro with a decongestant and it caused such a horrid reaction...

  28. SSRI exprience
    ... to a psychitatrist he gave me a choice between the lexapro and zoloft, I took the lexapro. I took one 2.5 (Normal...
    ... Hi Jade, That is certainly a strong response to Lexapro ....sorry to hear about the increased anxiety...I've...
    ... Thanks Scott, interesting thing the dr told me about Lexapro , the company that makes celexa (I think that's it ... ) also makes lexapro , I guess that celexa patent is going to go to generic ... soon so the company decided to market lexapro as the new cleaner version. He said though it is supposed...
    ... Hi Jade, Im sorry you had a bad time with the Lexapro , at least you were braver than me, I still have my...
    ... somehting like Remeron.It was interesting when the lexapro ran out of my body I experienced more calm then I...
    ... different respons people have on the SSRI. My friend is on lexapro right now and having a tuff time. He is not dealing...

  29. Scared about taking antidepressant
    ... Will100 also saw immediate benefits from an SSRI ( lexapro ) too. Good luck....best, Scott :)...
    ... go up to 3/4 or 15 mg. That should do the trick. Lexapro is also an option. It contains exactly the same active...

  30. Another Question Scott or questions
    ... between this approach or asking my neurotologist for lexapro . Thanks Master of the Wise Labryth Jade :)...
    ... side-effects in clinical trials followed by Celexa or Lexapro . He may not have a clue about inner ear disorders...

  31. New to Board – My battle with Vesitibular Neuritits
    ... mention the manic thing, I felt that on my small dose of lexapro to the 100th degree, thus anxiety, I find I try to...

  32. SSRI'S Need Advice
    ... place a call on Monday. from what I have read the Lexapro seems to be indicatated for inner ear, but I figure...
    ... from this junk and allowed compensation to happen. Lexapro is a good choice for this I think. I'm on Cipramil...
    ... D. I remember someone saying on this board that " Lexapro " is better for inner ear problems??? Is that right...

  33. bilateral loss
    ... child ,loss of family member,any how he started me on lexapro to up my sertonin (I never took anything) and to my...
    ... hi mica yes dizzy, guidiness but after the lexapro 50% of it started to let up good sign!...

  34. For anyone on antidepressants....
    ... numbness in their hands or fingers? Ive been on Lexapro for about two months and the past couple days my pinky...
    ... Lexapro does cause trimmers/spasm's. I get them only when...
    ... walty i take lexapro three weeks now 10 mg a day im feeling darn good best ... my fingers feel asleep or numb i just shake it off. lexapro has made me feel alot better i dont get bouncing in ... vision problems for six years and they go away after lexapro ?mmmmmmmm woooooohoooooooo!!!! good luck...

  35. Toxins a cause?
    ... and damaged in some way. PS. For anyone taking Lexapro because of the fun of anxiety that goes along with ... and odd today, could this be a side effect of the lexapro and serotin levels?...

  36. Almost completely free!
    ... see you are still on the SSRI. I tapered off the Lexapro after a month. I was to afraid of all the side effects...

  37. update good news
    ... number one vertigo doctor in the state he said he gives lexapro to several of his patients.he said some people come ... some day. I am feeling way better after eight days of lexapro (dont suffer like I did for six years )try it ! good...

  38. Omg Breaking News
    ... tilting when i walk for six years after 3 days of lexapro its stopping(serotoin) It feel like its breaking down...

  39. good news
    ... eye sensitivity was all vertigo but i started taking lexapro for anxiety and my balance problem is leting up ...

  40. Has anyone had these symptoms with anxiety?
    ... I am on Lexapro ... I am just very scared because I know that these...
    ... a heart thing. It also could be a side effect of Lexapro you said? Im trying to do as you said and stop worrying...
    ... about drugs and side-effects etc. In clinical trials, Lexapro caused (subjects = 888) occasional paraesthesis (numbness...

  41. Panic Attacks
    ... car to get some milk was impossible. Ive been on Lexapro for awhile now and it has really helped alot. Im...

  42. anxiety
    ... which AD you have been taking? My doctors want me on Lexapro but I also have something going on in my tummy so...
    ... I do know I'm not afraid of this much anymore. Lexapro is a good move. The active ingredient is the same ... find in Cipramil. I believe Will100?? is also on lexapro . He's had great results and has even planned an overseas...
    ... which AD you have been taking? My doctors want me on Lexapro but I also have something going on in my tummy so...
    ... seem to do OK. Also take 1mg at bedtime. I tried Lexapro for 3 weeks at 5 mg and decided I didn't (couldn't...

  43. New kind of dizziness
    ... but didn't help that much-then put me on XANAX and Lexapro (another story-lol)thinking it was anxiety. The neurologist...

  44. Freaky story
    ... over. Scott, I have decided to stay on the Lexapro for a few months. I have gained some weight already...
    ... Scott, I have decided to stay on the Lexapro for a few months. .....I will stay on the lower dose...

  45. BALANCE PROBLEM TRY 6 years
    ... hi i used a balance board but i recently started lexapro my sertonin level was low and now my balance problem ... at a 9 and it has dropped to a 3 after six days of lexapro also my vision problems are starting to clear up after...
    ... it's working for you. Why did you decide to take Lexapro . Did you feel any anxiety or depression or did you...
    ... thought i might open my mind or thinking and give lexapro a chance! It gives me alot of relief so far! ...

  46. Third time lucky!
    ... I have another question for you. I started taking Lexapro about 14 days ago at a very low dose of 2.5mg. (This...
    ... too. Both work well for me most of the time. Re Lexapro : I think the dose you're on is too low to start and ... I'm on 10 mg of Cipramil which is equal to 5 mg of Lexapro . The dose in the whole pill is half that of Cipramil...
    ... months my TSH level has been stable at 1.3. Maybe the Lexapro is causing the jitters in the evening? How much are...

  47. unbalance
    ... help with both issues. I also just started taking Lexapro for depression but I am on a very low starting dose...

  48. Information on thypanogram
    ... really effected my independence. I am hoping the Lexapro will stabalize the depression and give me a change...
    ... really effected my independence. I am hoping the Lexapro will stabalize the depression and give me a change...

  49. anti depressants slow compensation?
    ... Hi Walty, I can't remember, is Lexapro a member of the SSRI family? If so, I think you'll...
    ... (serotonin selective reuptake inhibitors) such as Lexapro probably AID compensation by promoting the growth...
    ... labyrinthitis you have?) and lastly how you're finding the lexapro so far? Have they started you on a half dose or the ... things start to become significantly better for you on lexapro . Cheers....Scott :)...
    ... have pretty sever panic attacks. Ive only been on lexapro for two days but hopefully it will do the trick for...

  50. Inner ear vs. ????
    ... ntihistamines which did nothing. I've taken both Prozac and Lexapro , neither of which made a noticeable difference to...

  51. need reassurance
    ... Klonopin that reduces nausea? My doctor prescribed me w/ Lexapro because he said that my symptoms were enhanced by...

  52. I'm new here...my story.
    ... worse than the vertigo itself. He prescribed me w/ Lexapro , a drug to help my serotonin levels but I haven't...
    ... .basically I think what he said is nonsense. The Lexapro is usually a med for anxiety/depression, and it could...

  53. New dizzy member
    ... anxiety, which I have (the anxiety anyway). He gave me Lexapro and after 9 days, I had no more dizziness. I took ... the Lexapro for 6 months and I've been off of it since February ... until last week. I'm thinking about getting on Lexapro again to see if that will make it go away once more...
    ... MAV! Whatever......it's the pits. I am hoping the Lexapro I just started will kick in a make this more tolerable...
    ... Stitcher - kp me informed about how the lexapro goes - a few on here have had positive results with ... scare last wk on them here in the UK - aghhhhh!!! Not lexapro but they say meds are given too readily etc etc. I...

  54. What is wrong with my hearing?
    ... like this for a few days ever sence I started taking Lexapro . Could this ringing be from the medicine or is there...
    ... Cipramil. It's gone now. Escitalopram oxalate ( Lexapro ) Other events observed during the premarketing ... evaluation of Lexapro . Following is a list of WHO terms that reflect adverse ... the events reported occurred during treatment with Lexapro , they were not necessarily caused by it. Hearing...
    ... Hi - what is lexapro ? yes most def a side effect of the drug - I personally...
    ... Hey Em and James, Lexapro is one of the newer SSRI drugs on the market to treat ... being they've removed one of the inert molecules. Lexapro is the pure "active" ingredient. Most SSRI drugs come ... such as tinnitus). In clinical trials Cipramil and Lexapro caused some of the least side-effects compared to...

  55. for the undiagnosed dont forget these things as most drs dont bother
    ... They are permanent and ugly. That night I had taken lexapro , an anti-anxiety med for the first time. The docs...
    ... They are permanent and ugly. That night I had taken lexapro , an anti-anxiety med for the first time. The docs...

  56. Anti-depressant questions
    ... internet. Maybe you could also give either celexa or lexapro a go first (Lexapro is a cleaner version of Celexa...

  57. Too many unanswered questions by Docs
    ... anxiety just was about to rip me apart so he put me on Lexapro , same reaction only lasted longer with just the first...
    ... anxiety just was about to rip me apart so he put me on Lexapro , same reaction only lasted longer with just the first...

  58. <<ANXIETY>>
    ... it would help to have medication for this, I take lexapro , and it does nothing at all. T think that this whole...

  59. Lightheadedness and Migraine Meds
    ... swallowed my pride and went to a shrink. She prescribed Lexapro for the depression, but also became convinced that...

  60. Anyone Else Have Trouble Driving?
    ... t tried that one, though!! I do have an rx for Lexapro and for Klonopin and have been debating taking one ... opinions from actual people using the different meds. Lexapro looks like it is being prescribed for anxiety just...

  61. Cause of Tinnitus??
    ... , I see a mental health counselor who recommended Lexapro . I took that, thinking it might help, but experienced...
    ... to such emotional upheaval. I am reconsidering the Lexapro to try and calm down and get a more positive outlook ... still feel blue. The trouble is, the GP who RXed the Lexapro didn't want to RX it because he doesn't like antidepressant ... s. If I have the reaction to the Lexapro again, I don't know how much of a battle it will be...
    ... it's hard as Hades. I keep eyeing my sample box of Lexapro to help with the anxiety. No magic pill out there...
    ... it's hard as Hades. I keep eyeing my sample box of Lexapro to help with the anxiety. No magic pill out there ... with anxiety terribly..tempted so many times to go on Lexapro or some other form of antidepressent but was told...
    ... it's hard as Hades. I keep eyeing my sample box of Lexapro to help with the anxiety. No magic pill out there...
    ... tempting but aren't healthy. But I do keep fighting the Lexapro battle. I have a 2 year old whom I feel I'm not responding...

Sinus Problems board

  1. Sinus issue?
    ... disturbances. In addition, if these didn't work, he gave me Lexapro to deal with anxiety. Finally, the third is considering...
    ... just about exactly a week ago, compared to taking Lexapro for 3 weeks or so. It's a conundrum because some ... move. The fatigue could be attributed to either the Lexapro side effects or the fact that I have a sinus problem...

  2. Could this REALLY be sinus problems???
    ... began so I attributed it to that. I then switched to Lexapro and nothing changed. So now I have stopped antianxiety...

  3. TMJ? Sinus? Meds? What is causing this head pain?
    ... really wierd. I am currently taking Centhroid, Lexapro , Vitamin B Complex, Skelaxin(muscle relaxer), and...

  4. Sinus/ear problems & anxiety
    ... wonder if they are inter-related???? Also, I started Lexapro (5mg) 2 weeks ago. I have noticed that my right ear...

Adrenal Disorders board

  1. I have it bad, why does this happen?
    ... because of not feeling well. The doctor prescribed Lexapro for me - like you - I am a chicken about taking anything ... years. So that's my story. I guess I will try the Lexapro and see if it helps - if not, my husband said we'll...
    ... decided to go to the doctor. He prescribed Buspar and Lexapro . I am a chicken as well about medicine. I don't like...

  2. "That Feeling" in my chest... does anyone else get it ?
    ... 7. It's a nightmar. I want to jump out of my skin! Lexapro and Xanax help, and yes, I do have GAD....

  3. Anger is out of control...
    ... totally understand what you are saying ~ before I got on Lexapro a few years ago the same thing would happen to me...
    ... this. Like campingirl said, my co-worker swears by lexapro . She says it has made her a different person...she...
    ... lately and went to my physician and received samples of Lexapro and even on 10mg, I can tell a difference already ... with life and daily normal situations. Up until the Lexapro , I was using Vicodin to cope when actually, looking...

Endocrine Disorders board

  1. Anyone take metoprolol in a real low dose and split the pills?
    ... I even thought my anxiety was getting to me. I got lexapro . Took it for 8 days and felt wired. Got heart palps ... dr nurse to tell her. She didn't think it was the lexapro but high calcium/parathryoid causing heart palp. I...

  2. Please help! Any one with a parathyroid condition or symptoms!
    ... said no. She changed my antidepressant AGAIN from Lexapro to Effexor because I said I am SO tired and need a...
    ... I told him my anxiety was getting to me so I got lexapro . Tried that for 8 days and felt too wired. At that...

Hormone Problems board

  1. Please read, and help..............
    ... PMDD, and my doctor just prescribe Sarafem, with my Lexapro that I already am taking. ?, How do you go about...
    ... hate it, but try so much not to give in. I am on lexapro 20mgs. and Kloplin, and soon to be taken Sarafem...

  2. Something to boost testosterone for a woman
    ... thyroid hormone treatment, I was put on high doses of lexapro and seroquel. Once I was treated for hypo, I was...

  3. Questions Questions - Prolactin, PMDD, Lexapro
    ... from my psyciatrist who had this to say about the Lexapro treatment for PMDD... Heather he gave you samples...
    ... bandaid for a gaping wound. I would not take the lexapro in that case... I would get the hormone tests and...
    ... Cheers,I took Lexapro before and had horrible side effects. For a month...
    ... [QUOTE=ymar842a;3184785]Cheers,I took Lexapro before and had horrible side effects. For a month...
    ... bandaid for a gaping wound. I would not take the lexapro in that case... I would get the hormone tests and...
    ... I was diagnosed with PMDD and was given Lexapro several years ago. I took 10 mg. and was fine...no...

  4. Headaches, weight gain, tiredness
    ... lbs in the last yr. I am 5'7' 150 lbs. I am taking Lexapro and Yaz birth control. Any suggestions??...
    ... I gain weight on Lexapro and it also made me very tired. It could be that....

  5. PMS Anxiety...
    ... the older I've gotten. My gyn suggested I take Lexapro . I gained 30 lbs on Celexa and am hesitant to take ... Lexapro . Has anyone been helped with other meds like Prozac...
    ... too,I Think it happens as we get older, My mom takes Lexapro and has not gained weight, I think it depends on your ... panic, I think my mom has had less side effects on the Lexapro , I am currently trying to ween off the Zoloft I hate ... find I need something I would request maybe trying lexapro so far my mom is doing great on it, not like me who...
    ... metabolism slowing down (I'm 36). My MD started me on Lexapro yesterday because of the weight gain. It's 4:00 am ... and I'm awake....this after only one Lexapro !...