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Pituitary Disease board

  1. difference in pituitary gland test & full brain scan
    ... hurting (dull ache). PC said it was anxiety & gave me lexapro & xanax. 1 week later I started getting pins & needles ... NC. All test came back fine. My sx improved w/o lexapro or xanax around Oct. 21. They aren't gone...but not...

  2. Hormones? Pituitary??
    ... following symptoms: Depression in the past--take lexapro anxiety (consistent in the last year) a few hairs...

  3. do pituitary problems run in families?
    ... Dopamine. I would be interested in learning more. I take Lexapro and trazadone to sleep. I also read something about...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Severe Hypo tsh 150 but losing weight instead of gaining it. weird!
    ... insurance) Ive also forgot to mention i just started lexapro also and i know it can cause weight lose or gain but...
    ... Were you losing weight before or after the lexapro ? The blood work should be back in by now. The MD...
    ... i didnt lose weight till after taking the lexapro . but i also started taking my synthroid again the ... same time i started the lexapro . the only thing ive changed of my diet is that i...
    ... is too high. Or it could be a side effect of the lexapro . Also, things aren't always straight forward with...
    ... 3775636]i didnt lose weight till after taking the lexapro . but i also started taking my synthroid again the ... same time i started the lexapro . the only thing ive changed of my diet is that i...

  2. The Crazy Old Woman Thing-Myth and/or Reality
    ... after treatment. Finally, about 8 months ago I got on Lexapro at the insistence of my doctor and believe me it has...
    ... is not for a daily thing. Glad to hear though that lexapro worked for you....

  3. I'm new to all of this... and I dont understand my labs
    ... advair and albuterol. on depression meds wellbutrin and lexapro . On topamax for severe migraines. My body aches...
    ... range is 1.4-2.2) Meds I’m on: wellbutrin & lexapro (depression), topamax (migraines), advair and albuterol...
    ... optimal range is 1.4-2.2) Meds I’m on: wellbutrin & lexapro (depression), topamax (migraines), advair and albuterol...

  4. I'm new and scared
    ... having the supply handy helps me mentally. I'm also on Lexapro which has really helped to level my raw nerves out...

  5. Need Help PLEASE!! ASAP!! Hyoeractive Throid first time blood results
    ... event flaired up my anxiety again and I was put on lexapro , xaxax and Klonopin. I got off the lexapro 5 months...

  6. Hyper-Thyroid causing Losing weight and Sweating?
    ... was in his later years, in his '50. One of his meds. Lexapro 10 mg. is said causing sweating during a sleep, but...
    ... was in his later years, in his '50. One of his meds. Lexapro 10 mg. is said causing sweating during a sleep, but...

  7. Armour dosage help me !!!!!
    ... with the 30mG. What do I do? Doctor put me on 5 mg lexapro for anxiety. Helps aliite but doent feel natural....

  8. Hypothyroid and Anxiety
    ... full blown again. So now my doctor has me start on Lexapro , to help with these anxietys. 5mg at night . Which...
    ... temporarily stopped with the introduction of armour, then lexapro isnt what you need. it seems from what i've read...

  9. Help: I'm 20 and loosing hair.
    ... my last doctor put me on an anti-depressant called Lexapro . However I decided not to take this medication for...

  10. Need help with Armour dosage, please....
    ... sometimes. My brother also has this. He has to take Lexapro to keep from working himself to death. He still goes ... LOT of things accomplished in a days time. I tried Lexapro for about 6 months but it made me sooooo sleepy even...
    ... Another note of interest, I went off my 10 mg. Lexapro (for anxiety and depression) a few days ago. I like...

  11. high fiber, leg and back pain?
    ... like heck. Just so you'll know, I'm also taking Lexapro 5mg as of about 2 months ago and Prosom 2mg to sleep...

  12. can your thyroid meds cause anxiety??
    ... better. My doc says my labs are fine an wants me to try Lexapro for the anxiety. Does any oe know anything about this...
    ... So you are saying not to take this? along with the lexapro wich is a small dose also. 10mg which i am to take...
    ... these past few days. I found out i cannot take the lexapro what a bad reaction i had to that on sunday wow! I...

  13. Taking your medicine?
    ... deficiency they found in my blood work. I also have to take Lexapro for anxiety and metformin. I take Topamax at night...
    ... deficiency they found in my blood work. I also have to take Lexapro for anxiety and metformin. I take Topamax at night...

  14. Hashimoto's ...."AND" .....Thyroiditis?
    ... since that is good, there is no problem. She upped the Lexapro from 10mg to 20mg. I asked again about the calcium...
    ... hopalong_too;3532663]I went to my GP today. She upped the Lexapro from 10mg to 20mg. It was only two weeks since ... things??? Hoppy I hate to tell you this, but Lexapro can make you gain weight....

  15. Hypo-emotions
    ... am not sure if it is from the thyroid or from the Lexapro I have been taking. I am weaning off the Leaxpro...
    ... am not sure if it is from the thyroid or from the Lexapro I have been taking. I am weaning off the Leaxpro...

  16. Labs? - help!
    ... again. If anything, I will switch to another SSRI ( Lexapro ). Hypothyroidism sucks! I feel like I'm playing...

  17. Low FT4 Low TSH, High T3 uptake, low cortisol ?diagnosis?
    ... enough now. I planned to start 5 HTP, (instead of Lexapro the Doctor ordered) to try to increase serotonin levels...
    ... tremors, depression, etc.)...I considered taking Lexapro that the MD ordered, but fear it will further decrease...

  18. Can anyone help? Hyperthyroidism
    ... get put on a MAOI for the depression like Paxil or Lexapro and it will help with stress and then treat the thyroid...

  19. Resistance to thyroid hormone
    ... Over the years, I have been on Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft, Lexapro , and Effexor. I was most recently on Zoloft, but...

  20. Midwest and Deb
    ... myself impatient and irritable and I have been taking Lexapro for almost 8 months and have done great. I noticed...

  21. thyroid repair itself?
    ... there forever. anyone ever heard of this?also i am on lexapro too....

  22. Anxiety and Armour
    ... it made no difference and so decided to put me on Lexapro , saying it was anxiety. To make a long story short...
    ... have had chest pains all day, and I am on 10 mgs of Lexapro - I have no idea why I am anxious!!! Ugh!:(...

  23. Midwest and Deb, I could go on a cruise with the money I am spending on my Teeth!!!!
    ... the mouth. I take the cortef, florinef, dostinex, lexapro , cytomel and the aldoctone along with the synthroid...

  24. help!!!
    ... one of those drs that says oh your ok just take this lexapro . I am so tired. Tired all the time. My hair is falling...
    ... find another dr. You have something going on and Lexapro won't cure it. Keep us updated....
    ... its normal size!) he said I can start to go off the Lexapro . You need to be your own advocate because too many...

  25. Got my Results back...any thoughts?? Dr says I am fine. Don't feel fine.
    ... talking to me for 2 mins and gave me an armful of Lexapro samples. I happen to have a psychiatrist who prescribes ... upset about it. He does NOT feel I should take the Lexapro and that I need to look into physcial reasons. Yet...

  26. Hashimoto's Symptoms????
    ... Xanax and adavan. I have been put on Buspar (after Lexapro put me in a brain fog) and Buspar gave me burning...
    ... Xanax and adavan. I have been put on Buspar (after Lexapro put me in a brain fog) and Buspar gave me burning...
    ... it be taking xanax and adivan. I tried buspar and lexapro , but no help. I am thinking about trying zoloft....

  27. Hyperthyroidism??
    ... fine because it is in this normal range. They gave me Lexapro - an anti depressant - after I gave them a list of...

  28. New to board and need some answers . . .
    ... to see a psychiatrist. Handed me prescription for lexapro I haven't been back to him. Haven't taken the lexapro...

  29. so frustrated
    ... though he changed my levoxyl my other dr. put me on lexapro ....so this could be the weight gain problem......i...

  30. Hypothyroidism cause Anxiety?
    ... was going crazy for no reason. i have been taking lexapro for this....
    ... how do you feel on lexapro , my doctor today asked me about it?...
    ... was on klonopin before and that didnt do much. the lexapro takes a few weeks to get into your system but i have...

  31. Birch are you better?
    ... feeling well again. I finally HAD TO GO ON 10MG OF LEXAPRO which is an SSRI to help get my hormones and my emotions...

  32. LUMP IN MY NECK...doc ordered xray???
    ... feeling but i also suffer from anxiety and just started lexapro from it and take xanax so this isnt good for me.....

  33. 45 mg Armour first day, bad symptom
    ... am on two medications that alter the cortisol - the lexapro I take, I think increases the cortisol; the seroquel ... take, decreases cortisol. I am currently reducing my lexapro , and when I am stabilized I will work on the seroquel...

  34. Mixed results - lab results in
    ... this link. I went on psych meds three years ago - lexapro , seroquel and ativan. I was diagnosed as hypo a ... a hellish time trying to get off my last 10 mg of lexapro :( Pls feel free to ask me for med lit refs or...
    ... a hellish time trying to get off my last 10 mg of lexapro :( QUOTE] ~~~~~ :) Thanks for the help. Even though ... have no plans to increase - or wait around. I was on Lexapro for a few years and weening off that med was HELL...
    ... went from Prozac, to Zoloft, to pack-it-on Paxil, to Lexapro , to Effexor and back to Zoloft. Is it possible that...
    ... sort of stuck on the remainder of it along with the Lexapro since I was waiting to have optimal improvement by...

  35. Finally....TWO YEARS later
    ... attacks where the worst and my doctor even put me on LexaPro for a while, which helped slightly. My blood work...

  36. No Sleep
    ... lack of sleep. Of course I was immediately put on Lexapro and told that I was depressed. :) I have been...

  37. I FAILED AGAIN!!! SSRI anti depressants saga and thyroid treatment
    ... hormone levels, I decided that to continue to take my Lexapro was in effect self-defeating. Well, it is now ... day 15 of titrating down. I was on 10 mg of Lexapro , the lowest therapeutic dose. I cut to 7 mg stayed ... became too much and this afternoon I resumed my dose of Lexapro . Now, some 5 hours later, I am over 50 % better - ... decided that I am going to ask my dr for the liquid lexapro and just reduce 1 mg at a time, however long it takes...
    ... your drs but I completely understand. A course of Lexapro first revealed my thyroid problems. I felt awful...

  38. Carbs
    ... trying to lose the extra unmovable 40 pounds I put on ( lexapro , thyroid major hypo, dying), I tried a reduced carb...
    ... now I am in the midst of decreasing the last of my Lexapro given when I was in dire straights before my diagnosis...

  39. am i over medicated on levothyroxine??
    ... Even when I went to a new dor, the minute they saw " lexapro " on the chart, they became patronizing and couldn...

  40. Does Prozac help Graves / Hyper?
    ... I looked into the influence of SSRIs (Prozac, Lexapro , Paxil, etc) on the thyroid hormones and found that ... to show it to my psychiatrist, since I am still on Lexapro , which I was put on before the thyroid condition was ... it decreasing T3, I thought I should try to cut the Lexapro and see where my T3 goes. So, in short, in taking ... the Lexapro , I may have been defeating the purpose of the thyroid...

  41. im not alone am i...please say no...
    ... antidepressants of the SSRI variety (Prozac, paxil, lexapro ) actually affect the thyroid hormones, in particular...

  42. After the fact
    ... able to get completely off the SSRI meds(currntly on Lexapro ) without severe withdrawl, even though that was most...
    ... meds. The withdrawal is real. I tried to cut back my lexapro a few months ago, and I felt I was going to die (from...

  43. Labs - Need Advice from Veterans - Frustration Level Critical!!!
    ... medications, aside from some very minimal psych meds - lexapro and seroquel. (Afraid to make the big cut). I have...
    ... preventive measure? I also need to look up the lexapro and seroquel. I'm more interested in the seroquel...
    ... selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) (the lexapro ) and dopamine and serotonin receptors antagonists...
    ... 400+ mg, and I was never at that level. As to the Lexapro (10mg/d), an SSRI, I know I am in trouble with this ... now I don't know. Maybe I should try cutting the lexapro first (not looking forward to that) and see where...

  44. Antibody results ??--Midwest or anyone's advice
    ... following symptoms: Depression in the past--took lexapro Heart pounding (consistent in the last year) a ... doctor in my PCP office. He decided to change my Lexapro to Effexor CR since I've been taking it for the past...

  45. upping synthroid dosage & symptoms
    ... said nope just thryoid. he put me on synthroid and lexapro to get my nerves under control. my question is...

  46. Not sure what to do w/ depression
    ... back on the psych meds. I am on a very low level of lexapro and take anti anxiety meds as needed (very sparingly...

  47. Test= antithyroglobulin 3182! Range 0-40?
    ... OCD symptoms I was experiencing. Eventually, put on lexapro 30 mg, then down to 20. After starting levothyroxine ... saver until I was diagnosed and treated for hypo. Lexapro really worked, and I felt pretty decent on it. ...

  48. Tension in tongue, especially at night... stress?
    ... the symptoms, but since putting me on a low dose of Lexapro the symptoms are almost forgotten. I rarely feel anything ... friend of mine has suggested uping the dose of my Lexapro and I think I'm going to give that a shot. Can't hurt...

  49. starting to feel my depression coming back.
    ... turkey? should always titrate off of them. i am on lexapro and wellbutrin and i love them. the lexapro helps...

  50. Doctor #5: Same crap as before
    ... that I wasn't just going to except "oh here's some lexapro " within the first 10 minutes of our conversation like...

  51. Disheartened in PA
    ... looking at his notes (sigh). He decided to change my Lexapro to Effexor CR since I've been taking it for the past...

  52. Had sonogram on thyroid today !
    ... things...see my other posts..and was told to switch my lexapro to effexor! I was just about resigned to wait another...

  53. Adverse Maca reaction - related to thyroid disorder???
    ... am still trying to get a diagnosis. Also, I take lexapro (SSRI) and Trazodone to sleep....

  54. Emotional swings? Do SSRI's help?
    ... racing. Has anyone had luck with any SSRi's? (I tried Lexapro but it made me sweat like crazy) I am getting a thyroid...
    ... currently taking celexa 20mgs which is the fore runner of lexapro and sweating can be a side effect. i have hashimoto...

  55. meisha, IrisT, others with similar labs. Come on in! :)
    ... following symptoms: Depression in the past--take lexapro anxiety (consistent in the last year) a few hairs...

  56. Hashi's or Menopause?
    ... following symptoms: Depression in the past--take lexapro anxiety (consistent in the last year) a few hairs...

  57. if you have under active thyriod do you have to take xanax too or can you ween off th
    ... optimized. Although my GP gave me some samples of Lexapro I have resisted taking them. I do understand anti ... close, on more than one occasion, to starting the Lexapro or asking for another med like Ativan that I could...
    ... optimized. Although my GP gave me some samples of Lexapro I have resisted taking them. I do understand anti ... close, on more than one occasion, to starting the Lexapro or asking for another med like Ativan that I could...

  58. Anyone in Houston, TX
    ... . Im taking Synthroid .137mcg daily. I also take Lexapro 2omg and Wellburin 150mg for depression and anxiety...

  59. Midwest, here are my new numbers help.....
    ... cortef, .1 of Florinef, 5 mg of Dostinex and 10 of Lexapro . I take 1/2 of .75 of Synthroid on weekends. For...

  60. Getting really hypo again.....
    ... last guy I saw literally prescribes everyone some Lexapro thinking that "it all starts upstairs." I feel...

  61. when will i feel better again.
    ... going to post about the same thing. I take 50 mgs of Lexapro for Anxiety / depression and Xanax for panic attacks...

  62. Question about TSH
    ... loosing my mind. Is this all from the Hashi's. Im taking Lexapro and Wellbutrin already. Dont know what else to do...

  63. Graves Rage
    ... somewhat, but not as bad as i was .Also endo changed my lexapro 20 to prozac 40 mg 1xday .I am praying this all works...

  64. Crazy results
    ... have it, that he has it and then tried to force some Lexapro on me. You should've seen this guy, he literally...

  65. HELP! Not feeling well panic attacks
    ... severe anxiety / panic attacks which I take 20 mgs of Lexapro and xanax as needed. Two months ago due to a pre cancerous...

  66. Do antidepressants help anxiety????????
    ... high. Sincerely Jenni xx i was given lexapro last month for my anxiety. i asked the doc why are...
    ... i've taken lexapro for 4 years now. I did not think it was helping so ... anxiety and panic attacks It was even worst with out the lexapro . The biggest problem I have had is weight gain they...
    ... they do help. I have been on Lexapro for a few months and it is helping. I started taking ... and I felp better. I havent gained any weight on the Lexapro , if anything I don't want to eat as much. I started...

  67. Cancer
    ... dosage and that didnt work. All of a sudden im on lexapro and adivan and i think im worse off. Any advice...
    ... ed 3 times in that span. Im currently taking 5mg of lexapro , im on week 2 and im still getting anxiety very badly...
    ... issues. I assume that your doc is going to up the lexapro levels each week? Let us know what the target dose...
    ... relativaly easy to get rid of. My Target dose of lexapro is 10 mg, I have to gradually get there because ive...
    ... thats why im freaking out but told me to take the lexapro anyway....

  68. Mood swings
    ... close to snapping all the time. I tried some lexapro for about a month............ after the 5th doctor...

  69. finally got a diagnois
    ... blood pressure and still b/p is sky high, i am also on lexapro 20 for depression and i have been diagnoist with fibrogimil...

  70. Problems related to thyroid
    ... to deal with it. I also had to go on a low dose of Lexapro because all of my hormones went haywire when I had ... 36, and I woke up like that one day no warning) The Lexapro has tremendously helped me because my body rejected...
    ... get your situation under control. I used to take Lexapro too actually (only 10 mg) but I didn't really notice...

  71. thyroid meds while on psychiatric meds question....
    ... I can tell you that Lexapro works very well with Synthroid and Cytomel, and I ... champion of bad drug reactions. I have been on the Lexapro for about a month, and I feel like a new person.:...

  72. Question for Midwest and Nikki
    ... and my .75 of synthroid, .5 of cytomel, and 10mg of Lexapro , I am able to get up, mostly live life, and I feel...
    ... think that it would be the cortef or anything. The lexapro I have been on for around 3 weeks, so I don't think...