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Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Is it bad to wait???
    ... see my Dr and get some thing to relax me. so I got Lexapro . and it worked. THen I went to my OBGYN to talk about...

  2. Let's post our stories here. I will start with mine:
    ... doc isn't going to let me down. anyone know if the lexapro i am on for depression could be lessening the effects...
    ... Hospitalized twice for depression. Doctors tried lexapro , effexor, llithium, geodon, cymbalta, xanax, clomipramine...

Eye & Vision board

  1. heartbeat in eyes, circles in vision, light sensitive
    ... an anxious person, was born that way. I also take lexapro for depression and xanax in the evening. I think...

  2. I am so very scared about my eyes.........help please.
    ... medication have anything to do with this. I am on Lexapro , Kloplin and a water pill.........????????????? :...

  3. Filamentary Keratitus
    ... taking any Benzodiazepine drugs. Never have. I do take Lexapro for my depression, but my dry eyes did not coincide ... side effects than a lot of the others, and then when Lexapro came out I switched to that because it has less side...

  4. Side Effects Of Antidepressant On Eyes???
    ... According to two psychiatrists and my pharmacist, Lexapro has the least amount of side effects of any of the...
    ... another lady on the meno board mentions that about Lexapro , too. I may try it...not sure. Maybe I'll liik...
    ... little to no side effects. Then a few months later, lexapro (LEXApro) came out and it was said to have even less ... because if that were true then when I started taking the Lexapro it would have gotten better. Also, my dryness is really...
    ... dr on Monday and see if she will go along with the lexapro . Don't see why not...but if she won't I'll ask my...
    ... Lexapro was the first SSRI I was given, which was last year ... had my first pregnancy around that time. But about Lexapro , the first (of this millennium) psychiatrist took...
    ... your meno problems, I wish you would consider the Lexapro . I tried several herbals and they just didn't work ... and still wasn't able to wear contacts. Being on Lexapro has not made mine drier at all. I use a good lubricant...
    ... I'm still considering the Lexapro . I think it was Purple that gave it a good review...

  5. Sleep Or Lack Of (Quality) Affecting My Vision?
    ... Hyzaar, but only for about two years. I have been on Lexapro for a while, but it lists zero to no side effects...

  6. Pupils-Help!
    ... do that? i just started on an anti-depressant med ( lexapro ) yesterday and i'm not sure if that's doing it. i...

  7. Anti-depressants and contacts
    ... effects, such as Celexa (very few side effects) or Lexapro (supposedly the lest side effects of all the anti...

  8. Diquafosol Tetrasodium for Dry Eye Syndrome
    ... this one doesn't even list dry mouth. I am taking Lexapro . It is supposed to be one of the anti-depressants...

Birth Control board

  1. Interference with Birth Control and Antidepressants???
    ... time I took Ortho Tri Cyclen and the -Lo I was on Lexapro & then Wellbutrin (antidepressants) and there was...

  2. Mood Swings on Yaz...Please HELP
    ... you can use certain types of antidepressants like Lexapro for the two weeks before your period to help curb ... months and see. I'm also going to ask my Dr. for a Lexapro script to help with my PMDD. My Mom gave me some of ... depressed I break off a little corner of the 10ml Lexapro and it helps pretty quickly. Within hours. If ... you do a google search of PMDD and Lexapro you'll find some good info you can bring to your doctor...

  3. Loestrin 20
    ... appetite is gone. I also take the lowest dosage of Lexapro to help my menopause symptoms. I'm much happier and...

  4. Nuvaring & Libido
    ... now. I also take Effexor XR after switching from Lexapro 8 weeks ago. I used to think the Lexapro was responsible...

  5. Has anyone found yasmin helpful for mood swings?
    ... depression in my case. After trying the anti-depressant " Lexapro " - which was not helpful - I tried Yasmin. Although...

  6. Trying to figure this BC thing out
    ... was on Ortho Tri Cyclen or Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo and Lexapro or Wellbutrin. I also got my gallbladder removed...

  7. Yasmin
    ... too. I'm not sure if it is related to the Yasmin or Lexapro though. I went off of Yasmin just this week so I...
    ... too. I'm not sure if it is related to the Yasmin or Lexapro though. I went off of Yasmin just this week so I...

  8. Is it the mirena that is causing this??....
    ... on a different antidepressant(I am currently taking Lexapro which was doing great at first) I really NEED help...
    ... Your Lexapro could be the culprit, but one of my best friends just...
    ... I didn't know that the Lexapro could do that?? :)...
    ... i had the same problem while on lexapro (being very moody) but not while having the mirena...

  9. pms pmdd suffering
    ... please get Drs. help, the whole way. My mom was on lexapro for anti anxiety. She was on the lowest dose and ... When she went to the Dr., He put her back on the Lexapro , a slightly higher dose, and told her if you stop...

  10. Low-dose birth control
    ... i'm on Yasmin, my 2nd month. I also was prescribed Lexapro by my family doc for anxiety/depression, which has...

  11. Loestrin 24 Fe--Lots of questions!
    ... old and suffer from PMDD, to the extent that I am on Lexapro for the emotional symptoms. My cramps are horrible ... drive was low on all of these, and the addition of Lexapro made it worse, of course. Yesterday, I went to the...
    ... badly to these meds, initially). It also may be that Lexapro is keeping me more "level" (though I still go down...
    ... Cyclen Lo and Alesse. I have recently switched from Lexapro to Prozac. I have considered not taking any kind of...

  12. Birth control pill side effects??
    ... I have been on Ortho Novum and Lexapro ( Lexapro is an anxiety medication) for the last 4 weeks or ... I am trying to figure out if it's the bcp or the Lexapro . If you have become suddenly tired on the bcp please...

  13. After Mirena IUD Removal - Share Your Stories
    ... gained some of it back. Then, last year I started Lexapro . I gained about 5 more pounds and was a lot more fatigued ... than usual but blamed it on the Lexapro . It was about 7 months into taking Lexapro, however ... Everything came back normal. I stopped taking the Lexapro at that time hoping maybe that was the problem. This...

  14. had baby, went on depo, now adding lexapro... HELP!
    ... when i was on only lexapro , i was sleepy. very, very sleepy. it didnt matter ... back to bed and sleep. my ex-boyfriend has been on lexapro for a few years now and he says it makes him tired ... been on depo, but i did start taking yasmin while on lexapro and i went all sorts of crazy. but yasmin has that...
    ... nothing else was ever suggested. i didnt even want lexapro in the first place. my doctor prescribed it to me ... that i have due to having a child with a disability. lexapro actually made the situation worse since i was so tired...

  15. How much weight has everyone gained on the pill?
    ... Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft, Luvox, Celexa, Serzone, or Lexapro ). They're known to cause weight gain. However, I...

  16. Anxiety and the birth control pill
    ... anxious. I am not sure if it is from that or from Lexapro that my doctor put me on to help with minor anxiety...
    ... How long have you been on the Lo-ovral and Lexapro ?...
    ... I have been on the lexapro fro 4 weeks and the pill for 2 and 1/2 weeks. Mary...
    ... body is still getting used to things. I am also on Lexapro and birth control pills. It took a couple weeks before ... the Lexapro stopped making me jittery. It will take atleast a ... control is probably causing more anxiety than the Lexapro . You will level out soon. Cyndee...
    ... your help - do you remember how long it took for the Lexapro to "kick in"? Also, did it give you hot flashes? ... they seem to be every day now since I have been on Lexapro . Thanks Again! Mary...
    ... It took about 3-4 weeks for the Lexapro to kick on. I started and am still on 10 mg./day...
    ... your help - do you remember how long it took for the Lexapro to "kick in"? Also, did it give you hot flashes? ... they seem to be every day now since I have been on Lexapro . Thanks Again! Mary Remember, some AD's have...

  17. AntiDepressants+birth control?
    ... prescribed me an anti depressant for the migraines, called Lexapro I think. I haven't started taking it yet, but is...
    ... I'm on Lexapro and BCP -- no problems at all. Cyndee...

  18. Ortho Evra
    ... depression, and regular headaches. I'm already on Lexapro 40 mg., and I have been SOOO emotional, crying sometimes...
    ... depression, and regular headaches. I'm already on Lexapro 40 mg., and I have been SOOO emotional, crying sometimes ... if there may be some connection. Have you been on Lexapro long? Maybe the two interacting is causing you problems...

  19. BCP's and anti-depressants? any experiences?
    ... taking BCP for about 6 months with my Thyroid meds and Lexapro at the time and I noticed with me, I was going crazy ... effects so I got off it. I hated it. I even stopped Lexapro cuz it wasn't working so my Dr gave me Xanax but in...

Children's Health board

  1. depressed angered child
    ... now but I really tried not to let them see it. My lexapro is the best. The other problem is my husband does...

  2. Lexapro for 9 year old Daughter
    ... alternative treatments before puting your daughter on lexapro . Lexapro is a newer version of celexa. It is supposed...
    ... old has obsessive-compulsive disorder and was put on Lexapro and she also seen a psychotherapist 1 time a week...

Divorce & Separation board

  1. bi-polar and marriage / divorce (long)
    ... anniversary) so i get diagnosed - on lamictal, lexapro , xanax and trazadone since august. going to therapy...

  2. divorce is making depression worse
    ... that I am at my wits end with him. I have been on Lexapro for quite some time now and I have really been feeling...

  3. Pls. Help, or maybe Divorce (NO)!!!!!
    ... works, although I haven't tried that yet. I am on Lexapro and also have no sex drive. My best friend is the...

  4. Depressed--impending divorce, Lexapro effects seems to be fading...
    ... talk about that later if you want. Right now I am on Lexapro also. I was on 10mg and it did nothing for me so...
    ... wanted to tell you that when i first started this lexapro (like about 5 weeks ago) i got on this site and your ... messages about the lexapro were the first i seen -- you were talking about how...
    ... this pain I'm trying to work through. I do feel the Lexapro has helped a great deal and brought me through 8 weeks...
    ... this pain I'm trying to work through. I do feel the Lexapro has helped a great deal and brought me through 8 weeks...
    ... I'm not on the same meds ( Lexapro , etc.) I just wanted to agree (at least partially...

Infant Care (up to 18 months old) board

  1. Post partum anxiety
    ... my surprise I feel pretty good. I haven't been on lexapro since before I got pregnant, and had pretty much resolved...

  2. September mommies and their babies!
    ... and so far it's been trying to deal with. I was on lexapro , but it made me sick. So now they have to do these...

Infertility board

  1. Update
    ... now seven weeks post op and thanks to the miracle of Lexapro I am finally starting to feel like I might survive...

  2. i think im losing it!
    ... I got the attacks under control. He prescribed me Lexapro , which I couldn't take. It actually made me worse...

  3. My Story anyone similar?
    ... overwhelming. I talked to the doctor and he prescribed Lexapro to help with the depression. I took the Lexapro for ... nothing, not happy, sad, mad, just nothing. Went off the Lexapro in January and oh boy all the emotions were there...

  4. Does glucophage work to get pregntate
    ... by healthy diet and excercise or both. I also take lexapro for anxiety but that definately is genetic and not...

  5. AntiDepressants and pregnancy
    ... Hi there Paula- I also am on lexapro and ttc. My dr. spacifically chose lexzpro for me ... I'm a total wreak. I am taking a very low dose of lexapro I take 1/2 of a 10mg tab each day. It gives me just...
    ... Christina, I'm the same way. On the lexapro , I'm a normal human being. Off, I'm totally irrational ... QUOTE=christinattc#1]Hi there Paula- I also am on lexapro and ttc. My dr. spacifically chose lexzpro for me ... I'm a total wreak. I am taking a very low dose of lexapro I take 1/2 of a 10mg tab each day. It gives me just...
    ... again Paula- Let me know what you find out about Lexapro . I'd hate to switch meds. It works so well for me...

  6. Tummy Ache 24x7 - hellllpppp
    ... I could be pregnant, however, I also had to go off Lexapro (an antidepressant). For the past week I've had...

  7. Had IUI - Caffeine not recommended?
    ... I had an IUI on July 5th. I'm also going through Lexapro withdrawal (antidepressant). I have nausea, dizziness...

  8. Antidepressants and infertility
    ... Can antidepressants such as Lexapro cause infertility? My reasoning is that they can...
    ... Can antidepressants such as Lexapro cause infertility? My reasoning is that they can...
    ... Can antidepressants such as Lexapro cause infertility? My reasoning is that they can...
    ... Can antidepressants such as Lexapro cause infertility? My reasoning is that they can ... said that will make my libido low so he gave me the lexapro . But after a while it wasn't helping so I now take...
    ... It would be wonderful if I could take the lexapro while pregnant because I really don't like myself ... said that will make my libido low so he gave me the lexapro . But after a while it wasn't helping so I now take...

Learning Disorders board

  1. I Need Help! How Can I Learn!!
    ... treating it since last April. I am now on 30 mg. of Lexapro . My doctor had me on 80 mg. Strattera for ADD, but...

Miscarriage & Still Birth board

  1. Just joined
    ... even stressed about her visit. I started taking Lexapro about two weeks ago and feel some relief, but I still...

  2. Second late miscarriage-incompetent cervix
    ... wet blanket of sadness. I am into my second week of Lexapro to help with my depression, not feeling anything yet...

Parenting Issues board

  1. My 14 year old was recently diagnosed, I need advice.
    ... older boys as well as boys her age. She began taking lexapro (10mg) and a month later the bipolar was diagnosed ... outbursts since and just today the doctor cut the lexapro in half and doubled the Abilify. A once good student...

  2. I really need help - daughter is bipolar
    ... older boys as well as boys her age. She began taking lexapro (10mg) and a month later the bipolar was diagnosed ... outbursts since and just today the doctor cut the lexapro in half and doubled the Abilify. A once good student...

  3. Help - 16 year old smoking pot
    ... should think about getting on an anti-depressant. lexapro is a very good one, my disease (RSD) messes with with...
    ... been in treatment since July 27th and has been taking Lexapro . He has been doing a little bit better since then...

Pregnancy board

  1. Anxiety Disorder
    ... i have pd and was on xanax and lexapro before i got pregnant. they took me off as soon as...

  2. Pregnancy and meds
    ... Hi, I too am in the same boat as you. I take lexapro 10mg. and klonopin half a mg. When i found out i...

  3. pregnancy & Medications
    ... and stopped taking it 2 weeks ago but I still take lexapro . Has anyone taken these medications before trying...
    ... I do know a thing or two about anti-depressants. Lexapro is not recommended for pregnancy. The anti-depressant...

  4. A few questions...
    ... i was on xanax and lexapro when i found out at 6 1/2 weeks. not to mention i...

  5. Terribly scared lexapro
    ... taken either while pregnant, however I used to take Lexapro . I switched to a different med a while ago because ... my insurance changed and the lexapro was going to be too expensive. I suffer from depression ... you need the meds like I did. I would not take the lexapro though until you talk to you doctor about it, but...
    ... Hi there! I haven't taken lexapro , but have taken other anti-anxiety meds before I was...
    ... Just wanted to chime in. I also have never taken Lexapro but was taking Effexor which wasn't really tested...
    ... i have taken lexapro and me and baby are fine. some women i know of are...

  6. lot's of questions!!!
    ... I Take Prilosec Everyother Day For Acid Reflux And Lexapro Everyday For Anxiety... My Ob Told Me It Was Fine...

  7. Hoping someone can help me out!
    ... she took me off Paxil 20 mg a day and then put me on Lexapro 5mg a day. Now I have talked to my doctor about the...

  8. Anyone been OK with zoloft?
    ... completely changed everything!! it was great... i was given lexapro ! THEN.. i got pregnant... i am 35.5 weeks now and ... doctors supervision and guidance) taken myself off lexapro as although he said it wouldnt affect the baby, i...

  9. I need feedback
    ... understand what you are going through. I know that Lexapro is safe to take during pg. I took it when I was pg...

  10. tiredness
    ... I'm dying or something. Also, before this I was on Lexapro , which I stopped taking. I was wondering if anyone...
    ... I'm dying or something. Also, before this I was on Lexapro , which I stopped taking. I was wondering if anyone...

  11. Lexapro and Pregnancy?
    ... I have been on Lexapro for a couple of years now. My OB knew that I was...
    ... VERY RICH off our suffering. In regards to taking Lexapro while pregnant... do what you want to do, but think...
    ... S. Due to crappy insurance, my doctor GIVES me my Lexapro , and has for quite some time. Their office gets hundreds...

  12. pregnancy and paxil
    ... is nothing you want to stop cold turkey. I was on lexapro and though my doctor told me to stay on it I weened...
    ... have faith everything will be okay. So you girls say lexapro , prozac, and zoloft are safe in pregnancy? Zoloft...

  13. Anyone taking antidepressants and pregnant?
    ... on anti depressants. I am currently taking 50 mg of Lexapro a day.Lexapro is one of the safe meds to take while...
    ... Same story here, was on lexapro but took myself off. I wanted to try and do it without...
    ... I was on lexapro as well to control my depression. I weaned myself...
    ... diabetes!!!! You do NOT have to be ashamed! I took lexapro the first trimester and went off for the second. ...
    ... I'm 35 weeks today and am still on my Lexapro . Everything's just fine with us!...
    ... Just a quick question on Lexapro . Does it make you gain weight?? I gained about 40 ... don't want to gain double that. Also, how well does Lexapro work with Anxiety and Panic???? Tried Celexa after...
    ... when it was time to go back on the dr. had me try lexapro b/c it was new and was supposed to have less side...

  14. Stress and anxiety
    ... me go back to work until atleast wed, im back on my lexapro , and hes making me take ativan for the short term...

  15. April Moms (part 5)
    ... in the same boat my doctor told me to go back on my lexapro too. Im just not sure. My cousin took hers the whole...
    ... sure I had a meltdown yesterday. He put me back on my Lexapro and ativan for the short term, it helped me sleep...
    ... weird. I can understand about the stress. I am not on Lexapro anymore and haven't been for a while. I am just trying...

  16. Zoloft while pregnant?
    ... not go off until you talk with your doctor. I was on lexapro for the beginning of my pregnancy and decided to quit...

  17. February Moms (Part4!!!)
    ... I used to be on Lexapro because I had the same things... I got off of it about...

  18. Severe Depression in first trimester need support
    ... them in his system. My doctor told me to stay on my Lexapro because women with depression and or anxiety who stop ... I used to take prozac and a year ago switched to Lexapro so they are pretty similar atleast for me that is...
    ... should be so happy. I can sooooo relate. I also take Lexapro , my OB took me off during my first trimester then...
    ... help you too - by supporting you going back on the lexapro - I hope you're doing well :-) thank you again...
    ... I wish my doctor had told me that I could stay on Lexapro . I felt wonderful on it. My fiancee does not know...

  19. Pregnancy support
    ... sometimes its from anxiety since im not taking my Lexapro . He said I should be taking it but if I can do without...

  20. Have a huge decision to make/scared
    ... the edge off. I understand some of the newer ones, lexapro & effexor, are even more effective. I also understand...
    ... into a looney home. I have tried lots of meds and lexapro did the trick for me for about a year and then I tried ... fine! until I was pregnant. The doc said to take my lexapro again 10mg but to get off them in my last tri so the...
    ... stopping to prevent withdrawl. I don't know about Lexapro , but Zoloft has minimal signs of withdrawl....
    ... I was on Lexapro for over a year and I went off once I found out that ... I was pregnant. I found out that Lexapro was a class c or d med. I am now on Wellbutrin for ... see how I feel. I may be better off. As for the Lexapro , I had no withdrawals at all. The only medicines...
    ... I have had good luck with lexapro and I had no withdrawl from it, I know it is a class...
    ... much rvh! I haven't talked to anybody who has taken lexapro ! I really appreciate it!I am glad it is helping you...
    ... I was taking lexapro (20mg daily) before I found out that I was pregnant ... The dr. told me later own that I could go back on my lexapro , but only during the second trimester because it had ... experiencing during the 2 months when I was going off the lexapro . To those of you that did not have this to go through ... that I experienced for weeks while coming off of the lexapro was horrid....
    ... do have general depression for which I have taken Lexapro for the past year. Once I conceived, my OB strongly...
    ... like mine fined nothing wrong with me staying on my lexapro . I wish there was a better guideline to follow but...

  21. scared
    ... good! I also went to my psych who wants me to take lexapro again. I know I have anxiety but I think this chest...

  22. Anxiety/Depression and Pregnancy
    ... what is keeping me from it - my anxiety - I am on Lexapro and Xanax, I know I should have them both out of my...
    ... what is keeping me from it - my anxiety - I am on Lexapro and Xanax, I know I should have them both out of my...
    ... prozac,seroquel,xanax,klonopin,effexor, and finally lexapro ! I have tried it all and lexapro is really all that...
    ... monitored on them. I never really dealt with withdrawl, lexapro was a breeze to get off. thanks again!! :) Carly...
    ... to my psych yesterday and he wants me to start my lexapro again. I am scared! I am almost 18 weeks, I will have...

  23. February Moms (Part3!!)
    ... it will look great. Well I did read your post about Lexapro . I don't take the med, although I too get anxiety...

  24. Depression and OCD
    ... same exact way before I got pregnant I started taking Lexapro and was doing great on it and then when I found out ... doing ok with it, although I do plan to switch back to lexapro after...I think that has been the best for me. I...