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  1. Saw yet ANOTHER doc, guess what he told me......
    ... an agenda. This guy wants to put me on a trial of Lexapro ....same stuff he put my girlfriend on and I'd assume...

  2. So fed up!
    ... myself together, I have frequent migraines, I'm on Lexapro for anxiety/depression, hypothyroid-on Synthroid and...

  3. SOS.HypoT & extreme moods? HELP PLEASE..
    ... of a 3 year old and a 6 year old. I was prescribed Lexapro for anxiety/depression over a year ago. Shortly after...
    ... of a 3 year old and a 6 year old. I was prescribed Lexapro for anxiety/depression over a year ago. Shortly after...

  4. Just Might Snap.........
    ... and they are not working. And then my GP gave me Lexapro that I don’t want to take until after I have seen ... the endocrinologist because my GP said Lexapro takes 2/3 weeks to get in your system, so what’s...

  5. Can you be hypo and hyper in the same day?
    ... body. I am just so confused. Should I take the Lexapro or just wait the two weeks to see the endo?...

  6. Weight gaining / anxiety ?
    ... it is melignant both will be removed. I also take Lexapro for anxiety and these medications have always made...
    ... brain fog & weight gain are my symptoms. I began Lexapro a month ago because the anxiety got so bad that I ... anxiety. You might want to consider staying on the Lexapro until you see how it goes after your surgery. It...
    ... the replys. I am considering staying on 10mgs of Lexapro until after the surgery. I know its not easy to start...

  7. Doctor Says Everything is Normal
    ... fatigue, etc. may be depression. I am currently taking Lexapro for anxiety type symptoms. He said he may make some...

  8. Lab results
    ... No I am not currently on any thyroid meds. I take Lexapro for depression (have been on depression meds for 7...

  9. A newbie looking for some answers
    ... event heart monitor, went to therapy, and started on Lexapro . All tests were normal and the antidepressant really...

  10. HYPO and WEIGHT
    ... antidepressant "guaranteed" not to cause weight gain ( lexapro ). Well, when I went to a different doctor to be tested ... for a thyroid disorder, I was told that the lexapro actually does cause weight gain and he switched me...

  11. Antidepressants and thyroid...
    ... function. These include Paxil, Prozac, Celexa, and Lexapro . Effexor has some similarities to SSRI's as well and...

  12. Cholesterol and my thyriod
    ... about my problem was my anxiety and prescribed me Lexapro for 2 months. This would be a test to see what my...

  13. Antidepressants and thyroid
    ... be kinda like post-partum I guess). He suggested Lexapro . Has anyone who is hypothyroid taken Lexapro? ... and put on about 30 lbs that I've never taken off! Lexapro makes me feel the same, relaxed, not a care in the...
    ... effects you may have. Sorry I don't have experience with Lexapro . Sue...
    ... Hi Sheila, I take 10mg of Lexapro and started 25mcg of Levothyroxiod about 3 weeks ago ... Levo is working yet. I have lost 12lbs since being on Lexapro (iv'e been on it a year). I don't think you will have...
    ... Hey Sheila, I took Synthroid and Lexapro for years with no adverse effects in any way. (I...

  14. Just a few thyroid questions
    ... I can't spend time with my family. I take 20 mg of lexapro and have been on it for about 2 years.:)...

  15. tell me how to feel better
    ... racing w/it-mind was clearer. Oh and I take 10.mg of Lexapro , also on Ambien, and Depo Provera shot....

  16. I have a hypoactive thyroid and also experience anxiety attacks- is this normal?
    ... seemed to lift, but the anxiety did not...I went on lexapro 10mg for anxiety, but it seems to contribute to the...

  17. Who here suffers massive anxiety along with hypo/hyper/hashis?
    ... most is the anxiety. I have tried a few meds but the Lexapro I am on seems to work for me, but it has side effects...

  18. Mood stabilizers with Synthroid?
    ... put me on Zoloft....not a good idea. Then she tried Lexapro ....I had built up an allergy to it. She put me on...

  19. Mood swings/depression
    ... depression during my deep hypo phase. It's possible your Lexapro is not able to do its job because of the thyroxine ... different times, the thyroxine in the early AM and Lexapro in the afternoon or evening. If there's an interaction...
    ... Thanks for your reply. So far, I have been taking my Lexapro and BC at night and Synthoid in the am with tons of...

  20. Trying to get diagnosed and frustrated
    ... because I felt worse when taking it. I've been on Lexapro for the last 1-1/2 years and I feel some better in...

  21. Please Help....
    ... Sue, I am starting to feel like the Synthroid and Lexapro aren't a good combo for me either. Once I started...

  22. help
    ... was also diagnosed with depression. So I am now on Lexapro , and no thyroid medication. However, I think I am...

  23. help
    ... was also diagnosed with depression. So I am now on Lexapro , and no thyroid medication. However, I think I am...
    ... Hi Seastar, The chemical name for Lexapro is this: S(+)-1-[3-(dimethyl-amino)propyl]-1-(p-fluoropheny ... fluorine) and nitrile compounds are thyroid antagonists. Lexapro has both. In the past, fluoro compounds were used...

  24. Hi, I'm new....
    ... She has a anxiety problems and she was placed on Lexapro even though she keeps telling her doctor its her thyroid...

  25. what are symptoms of thyroid problems?
    ... she thought it was panic attacks, so she put me on Lexapro . I started that yesterday. She also wanted me to go...

  26. Just wanted to share...
    ... in a short period of time, have horrible cycles, on Lexapro for depression, carpal tunnel and had been very lethargic ... used to be! I am also slowly trying to stop the Lexapro . I've taken 1/2 a dose for the past 4 nights and will...

  27. has anyone ever tried lexapro?
    ... I was on lexapro for a year. Worked well, but in time I started to...

  28. TSH test results.....advice please....
    ... me the results were 'fine'. She gave me boxes of Lexapro . I told her I wasn't depressed, but she said that...

  29. TSH results, need help.
    ... im being strangled....its been miserable. im on lexapro ......and i started my meds for my thyroid yesterday ... work yet....and maybe its because i took both the lexapro and the levothyroxine together.....but i have been...
    ... anyone know if its okay to take my levothyroxine and my lexapro at the same time, or do i need to take them at different...

  30. please help my wife has lost her mind......
    ... about 2 years ago for the depression and was put on lexapro and shes been off that for about 2 months now. i am...

  31. Those have or had anxiety from thryoid probs
    ... for years, I have taken amitriptiline, prozac zoloft lexapro paxil serzone xanax atavan and effexor.I began taking...

  32. TSH Level over 150
    ... over 400. Put me back on Tricor. Also put me back on Lexapro wich is an anti anxity drug.. I stll feel horrible...

  33. Sweet Synthroid???
    ... looked at the bottle and turns out it was my husband's lexapro . Glad I didn't take it! The bottles were just the...

  34. My Endo is changing my dose AGAIN...
    ... low of a dose in the past. My PCP also started me on Lexapro for my anxiety... to replace the Valium. I'm hoping...

  35. First Labs on Synthroid - would like input
    ... still use improvement. BTW, I am also on 5-10 mg Lexapro per day. So please I could use your expertise....

  36. Inyourdreams...... weight loss
    ... of it, that may be the answer. My Dr put me on Lexapro for depression and a beta blocker right after my TT...
    ... Just a note too.................... lexapro as many of the anti-d's can cause you to gain weight...
    ... the 60 pounds? I'm wondering if I actually need the Lexapro .......... hmmmm....

  37. Cold hands & feet? Acne? Are these symptoms?
    ... ), so he wanted to try birth-control for that and Lexapro for any depression I might have. I reminded him that...

  38. What Levels Should be retested on first trip back...? about Lexapro
    ... Synthroid, he agreed and put me back on it. I am on Lexapro also. For the first time in a long time, I feel good...
    ... that I'm going to find a new doc. As for the Lexapro , when I asked my doctor (mind you I'm not thrilled ... test results, if your levels are lower because of the Lexapro , the Synthroid should be adjusted to get your levels...
    ... but from what I understand, you might not need the Lexapro after the Synthroid kicks in. :) [/font][/size]...

  39. Thyroid or depression?
    ... They gave me lexapro when I was very hypothyroid. It honestly made me feel...

  40. Zoloft Tapering-not Going As Planned
    ... Stacia, I recently went off the antidepressant " Lexapro ". I did it the right way -- very slow, cutting pills...

  41. Help with new test results
    ... current test (am now weaned off this $%^#). Was on Lexapro for the test done in july 04. I am currently not...

  42. Losing it here - help!
    ... of tomorrow will bring. I am not going to take the Lexapro today - it made me nauseous all day yesterday....

  43. thyroid medicines and burning skin question...
    ... m curious about your other meds though. I did take Lexapro for a while and it made my skin burn. Maybe someone...

  44. Please respond/question
    ... anymore. I have been diagnosed with depression and take Lexapro for anxiet/depression. I have constand heart palpitations...

  45. Looking for support.. feel like dying...
    ... had withdraws (and 40 pound weight gain), but from Lexapro . I had weaned myself off very slowly, and did'nt...
    ... I too went slow on tapering off Lexapro . I felt fine the whole time, thought I had it made...

  46. Needing help with daughter's results
    ... again in 6 months. She is so depressed and is on lexapro . I think the depression may have to do with her thyroid...
    ... again in 6 months. She is so depressed and is on lexapro . I think the depression may have to do with her thyroid...

  47. New Lab results from Endo
    ... thyroid and I have no need for concern here is some lexapro have a nice day. I was told by him I had to trust...
    ... thyroid and I have no need for concern here is some lexapro have a nice day. I was told by him I had to trust...
    ... firgure. He recommended I see her to follow up on the Lexapro . Also, his office called and wants me back on Dec...
    ... firgure. He recommended I see her to follow up on the Lexapro . Also, his office called and wants me back on Dec...

  48. lexapro and/or antidepressants during thyroid treatment
    ... Hi Rachel, I took 10mg. of lexapro when I was very hypoT. It seemed to make me more tired...

  49. Thyodine
    ... and it should help with that hopefully. Was taking lexapro but darn I hate getting hooked on meds. Maybe I need...

  50. thyroid and depression
    ... I just wanted to say that I am hypo and was taking Lexapro . It actually made me feel more depressed. It...

  51. Antidepressants and hypo!!!
    ... My FNP gave me some Lexapro . I couldn't take it because it made me very drowsy...
    ... My FNP gave me some Lexapro . I couldn't take it because it made me very drowsy ... Has anyone had this problem? i've never taken lexapro , but an AD named remeron (:) ) made me sleep all day...
    ... i've never taken lexapro , but an AD named remeron (:) ) made me sleep all day...

  52. Had a great checkup with wonderful FNP
    ... thryroid. She thinks I am depressed so she gave me some Lexapro . Then I go back in a week then hopefully things will...

  53. Timing of Blood Work
    ... drawn in the afternoon. At that time I was put on Lexapro because I had been feeling so tired and "sad" and...

  54. Thyroid or Not?
    ... was 1.1. That was when I began being treated with Lexapro for "depression and anxiety". Previous years results...

  55. Need Advice--Very confused
    ... thyroid. I, too, had a doctor prescribe me an SSRI ( Lexapro ) when my anxiety became unbearable -- at that time ... sensations on my arms, legs and chest, but it was from the Lexapro . Docs just don't see the link between thyroid and...

  56. Anyone had this happen?
    ... Hey again Bell:) Yep, I take Lexapro 10mg and Klonopin 1mg a day for my panic attacks....
    ... Mine just want to go non stop all day! Does the Lexapro and Klonopin help? I always have strange reactions...
    ... Hugs Bell, Yes, the Lexapro and Klonopin do help a little. They for sure help...

  57. scared
    ... i am going back on the meds .. a different one ... lexapro - working our way up to 15mg. i was happy when the...

  58. my TD Results
    ... she just wanted to rule this out. I am taking 10mg Lexapro (moving up to 15mg tomorrow ... very nervous about...
    ... she just wanted to rule this out. I am taking 10mg Lexapro (moving up to 15mg tomorrow ... very nervous about...

  59. My story and some questions
    ... say buh-bye.....I've refused zoloft,wellbutrin and lexapro .....and I'll keep refusing them....
    ... say buh-bye.....I've refused zoloft,wellbutrin and lexapro .....and I'll keep refusing them. good, cuzz they...

  60. New here and not sure where to start!
    ... all better by putting me on Zoloft,Wellbutrin and Lexapro ......I refused them all!!!...

  61. Heartburn???
    ... he changed the subject. Then quickly wrote out the Lexapro script. I deposited it in the garbage can as I left...

  62. Should I take Wellbutrin
    ... tried putting me on...that and Zoloft and the last on Lexapro . They keep telling me I was depressed. I said well...

  63. First time on a board (help)
    ... depressed for about 2 yrs now, and curently taking lexapro 20mg. I have always thought I may have a thyroid...

  64. Please Help Interpret Lab Results
    ... palpitations too. My regular doctor wanted to put me on Lexapro but I didn't want to take it and deal with all of...

  65. Just diagnosed!
    ... d settle for 50%!!! Yeah- I had a doctor put me on Lexapro before he did any blood work at all- had a BAD reaction...

  66. Could it be thyroid?
    ... acid reflux. The meds I'm on are, Atenolol (25mg) and Lexapro (20mg). I have had my TSH levels checked several times...

  67. Meds????
    ... Neurontin for mood stabalizer Wellbutrin for depression Lexapro for depression Chlor(something) for anxiety Now...
    ... Neurontin for mood stabalizer Wellbutrin for depression Lexapro for depression Chlor(something) for anxiety Now...

  68. Should I stay with same doc
    ... like halloween candy. But I humored them and tried Lexapro didn't help one bit. Well I am goig to keep appt...

  69. Shortness of Breath
    ... psychiatrist who said it was anxiety and prescribed Lexapro which seemed to make it worse. I did tell him I have...
    ... psychiatrist who said it was anxiety and prescribed Lexapro which seemed to make it worse. I did tell him I have...
    ... psychiatrist who said it was anxiety and prescribed Lexapro which seemed to make it worse. I did tell him I have...
    ... psychiatrist who said it was anxiety and prescribed Lexapro which seemed to make it worse. I did tell him I have...

  70. Low Grade Temp
    ... mental issues other than depression (which i take Lexapro for). I quit....
    ... mental issues other than depression (which i take Lexapro for). I quit. Oh Cindy, please don't quit. Wait ... I totally understand. Let me ask you this-is the Lexapro helping you? My uneducated answer to that question...
    ... as well as everything else ... so of course your lexapro doesn't work!! i've been thru' dreadful depression...

  71. Synthroid and Anxiety... Anyone?
    ... moody, not wating to get out of bed... So I was on Lexapro . After I found out from my Obgyn I had hyper. So ... It was making me feel better that I stopped taking lexapro . Then only now I started to get Anxiety again. ...

  72. help,this is driving me crazy
    ... minutes i'm up and ready to work again. i'm also on lexapro for dep/ant. ------------------ [This message has...

  73. I need help
    ... Tamara, I have Bi-polar disorder and take Topamax and Lexapro . I think the Topamax gives me headaches sometimes...

  74. Scary new lab results....PLEASE interpret for me
    ... one that has ever made a dent in my depression is Lexapro , one of the new generation of ssri's. Cognitive therapy...

  75. depression and hypo
    ... started to laughting. He hands me serveal packages of lexapro . Will depression cause my legs to swell? I need a...
    ... you're hypo, and that is why you're depressed the Lexapro will do you no good. Aimee...