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Heart Disorders board

  1. ? about vitamins and palpitations
    ... heart. Took Toprol briefly but hated it, and take Lexapro for the anxiety caused by heart issues! ;-)...

  2. Large spasm then fast rate
    ... have anxiety disorder for which I take Clonazepam and Lexapro . I also suffer from PVC's. Once every month or so...

  3. Left side heartbeat and muscle pain
    ... sleep stage abnormalities. Right now I have started Lexapro , and that sure ramps up the heart rate and daylong...

  4. SVTs and heart rate of 190 bpm plus
    ... lasted a few seconds tho, thank God. I just started Lexapro , so they are hoping that will help with my anxiety...
    ... hopefully that too will get better. I also hope that the Lexapro helps too. The Xanax helps with panic but then I...
    ... and somedays it just knocks me out. I started the Lexapro last night, and my Dr. told me yesterday she is going ... enough for another month and half, so I'm hoping the Lexapro will surely have kicked in by then. Just hoping it...

  5. Anyone know a good beta blocker that lowers hr, but not blood pressure as much?
    ... want. But before she does, she wants me to start Lexapro tonight, so she wants to wait a week to make sure ... causes side effects. I really would like to do the Lexapro next week and start the bb now, but that is what she...
    ... you won't have a CLUE what is causing what. BTW, Lexapro and beta-blockers are usually conraindicated becasue ... careful though. Beware that suicide warning on Lexapro ...they're not just whistlin' Dixie!...
    ... just found out the effects of both the Inderal and Lexapro , my hr is about 50, and my bp is 75/50! I don't feel ... well, but I took the Lexapro last night at 7, and my INderal is three times a day ... I did not realize there was a suicide risk with Lexapro , and I"m a little mad because I called the pharmacist ... there was ANY contradictions in taking INderal and LExapro together, because I told her that my bp was already ... new bb because she wanted to see what does what. Is Lexapro the only one that is contracted with beta blockers...

  6. Hi mnmnmnmn
    ... it and exercise? She's funny. She also prescribed Lexapro for me, and if that doesn't work she wants me to try...

  7. SVT and Tightness in Neck?
    ... m a nut, haha. Anyways, she is also having me try Lexapro for my anxiety issue over this, and if that doesn...

  8. Awaken at night by quivering body?
    ... have made an appointment with my Gyno. I also take Lexapro (antidepressant), so I guess it could be that also...

  9. new...rapid pulse/increase in Coreg,decrease in lisinopril?
    ... Inspra and 5 mg x 2 Altace. ( I am 41 yr old). I was on Lexapro 20 mg previous to this diagnosis--I weaned off of...

  10. Saw my Family Physician yesterday about my skipped beats
    ... Disorder) which goes hand in hand with MVP. I am to begin Lexapro today and up my dosage of Tenormin from 25mg at night...
    ... quivers etc on and off.I do recall when I was taking Lexapro when my anxiety got really bad and I was having PVC ... sleep because of them well after about two months on Lexapro they dissapeared! Thats when I knew the bigesst culprit...
    ... Are you still on the Lexapro ?? I hope I respond as well to it as you did! What...
    ... I took Celexa (an older version of Lexapro ) for anxiety for 5 years and it made a drastic difference ... afterwards. My advice to you is to stay on the Lexapro if it helps. I got the bright idea of quitting the...

  11. Mitral Valve Prolapse - this sucks!
    ... which goes hand in hand with MVP. I am to begin Lexapro today and up my dosage of Tenormin from 25mg at night...

  12. Slower heart rate from anti-depressants how low is too low?
    ... I recently started taking Lexapro for depression and I also take Inderal which is a ... blood pressure medication. I read that Lexapro can increase the Inderal in my blood stream and I ... heart rate so I know for sure. Since I started taking Lexapro my heart rate has been as low as 62 beats per minute...

  13. I always think there is something wrong with my heart!
    ... anxiety/depressive medicines-make me worse or at least lexapro and paxil- i was even given a beta-blocker-toporol...

  14. Pvc's Or Anxiety?
    ... issue I have palps from anxiety once i started taking Lexapro (anti depressant) about a month later no palps when...

  15. Palpitations, Tachycardia and other weird heart sensations -- Share your story!
    ... continue taking Xanax, but was also put on 10mg of Lexapro . My new MD and EC feel that being misdiagnosed for ... my nerves, anxiety and stress levels. So far, the Lexapro has helped in reducing my Xanax intake to the range...

  16. Oh my god...Some please tell me what just happened!!! URGENT
    ... since having the palpitations my doctor prescribed me Lexapro (anti anxiety med) and no more palps it took a month...
    ... hi dark my doctor prescribed me Lexapro (anti anxiety med) and no more palps it took a month ... them but it did . I took Celexa (older version of Lexapro ) for 5 years and it helped my palps a LOT. I used...

  17. Cardiomyopathy and pregnancy??? Anyone??
    ... vitamins for the last 2 months and they have taken me off Lexapro and Cozaar so far. I will stay on Toprol XL 12.5 mg...

  18. How do you know when to push for more test?
    ... 10mg (for hand injuries from a car accident), and Lexapro 10mg for stress (my former family dr says it is all...

  19. I'm New Here
    ... fequently over time. I am on zestril , topral xl and lexapro to help with the effects but according to all the...

  20. Constant Chest Pain
    ... doctor which I believe supports me switched me to Lexapro . Every other doctor blew me off and gave me an anti ... -depressant prescription. The Lexapro has decreased my anxiety (panic attacks) but I still...

  21. Medical tests
    ... normal, and was told I have anxeity and start taking Lexapro . I still did not feel right, so I saw another Cardiologist...

  22. atrial fib, how much medicine?
    ... became depressed and was put on effexor xr 150mg. and lexapro 30mg. I was taken off the coumadin, cordarone, and ... cardizem 360mg., toprol xl 150mg., lanoxin .25mg., lexapro 30 mg., and effexor xr 150mg. Since then I have been...

  23. racing heartbeat
    ... think this is what it may be. I have been taking Lexapro and klonipin and I have not had an attack in 3 weeks...

  24. Heart or Panick Disorder?
    ... have Panic disorder, they have me on Klonipin and Lexapro , which I have not seen much of a change while on them...
    ... panic disorder. It is what I have also. I am on Lexapro 10mg .. just started that - thats for my depression...

  25. Racing heart at 2 AM
    ... race, chest tight and hard to breath. They put me on Lexapro and Zanex. A week later I went back because it was ... Diabetes, cholesterol, Blood Pressure as well as the Lexapro , Xanex and now another Anti Depressant and sedative...

  26. Can Toprol XL mask a more serious heart problem?
    ... approval gradually stop the Toprol. My PCP put me on Lexapro daily and Xanax for these episodes. My PCP says that...
    ... approval gradually stop the Toprol. My PCP put me on Lexapro daily and Xanax for these episodes. My PCP says that...
    ... for the most part. I can tell no benefit with the Lexapro other than I don't eat as much after lunch, but that...
    ... for the most part. I can tell no benefit with the Lexapro other than I don't eat as much after lunch, but that...

  27. Still no answer...
    ... pill known to man and none of them helped... Xanax, lexapro , ativan, zoloft... there are more I forgot the names...
    ... or so it seems I do but he wants to do the MRI if lexapro pills doesn't help me. What is odd is they haven't...
    ... or so it seems I do but he wants to do the MRI if lexapro pills doesn't help me. What is odd is they haven't...
    ... gave it to me. I don't why though... he then gave me lexapro and they don't seem to have done anything yet. I have ... sleep.... but they took those away. I am hoping the lexapro just take a little while to kick in... I don't know...
    ... pill known to man and none of them helped... Xanax, lexapro , ativan, zoloft... there are more I forgot the names...

  28. Heart or Anxiety? Chest pain...
    ... field since then and it never came back. I'm also on Lexapro , which helps tremendously. So, thank God it wasn't...

  29. Does any had a Heart Valve damage from using SSRI Meds ?
    ... Valve. I have been on Elavil (several years), Celexa, Lexapro , Zoloft, over the last few years. I am currently not...

High & Low Blood Pressure board

  1. Blood Pressure Higher when stressed
    ... Also I am on Toprol XL 50 mg Synthroid 112 Lexapro 10 mg (for stress)...
    ... advice!! Seconded. A family member was also taking Lexapro and he had a very bad experience where he was feeling ... would be to change the beta blocker and perhaps the Lexapro if your up to it. This should make you feel less anxious...
    ... shocks in his head. They stopped shortly after taking Lexapro . How are you? Marantz. :)...
    ... Toporol about 8 months ago and I have tried going off Lexapro but my anxiety gets too bad....

  2. Hyzaar, edema, diuretics
    ... everything came back negative. I take Hyzaar 50mg, Lexapro 10mg, Hydrochlorothiazide 25mg, Lyrica 75 mg, Dilaudid...

  3. Lexapro and blood pressure reduction?
    ... attacks ramped up...two years later found myself on Lexapro . Yup, after the horrid initial side effects helped...
    ... months after I started on it. It is interesting that Lexapro has lowered BP in some patients and raised it in others...

  4. Just started Coreg - advice?
    ... given medication. I do take a very low dose of lexapro but it doesn't help much. I also take 15-20 mg of...

  5. Wellbutrin and BP
    ... Wellbutrin. I have PTDS and I take 1.5 Xanax 4x a day, 10mg Lexapro 1x a day and Micardis/HCT for high blood pressure...

  6. Problem while taking blood pressure.
    ... doctor's office. Usually 120 over lower 80's. I am on Lexapro for panic attacks, though, and am sure I am doing...
    ... doctor's office. Usually 120 over lower 80's. I am on Lexapro for panic attacks, though, and am sure I am doing...
    ... doctor's office. Usually 120 over lower 80's. I am on Lexapro for panic attacks, though, and am sure I am doing...

  7. Beta Blocker Withdrawl
    ... having breathing issues. Says its anxiety - gave me Lexapro -- NO HELP WITH THE BREATHING OR THE HBP.... So...

  8. episodes of high bp, some tachycardia
    ... was finally diagnosed with panic disorder and given Lexapro . My symptoms abated and I felt good, About 4 months ... finally weaned myself down to 1/2 dose (10 mg) of Lexapro because I hadn't really experienced any more episodes ... previous 2 or so year. I wanted to cut down on the Lexapro because I thought it contributed to the 20 # weight ... I can accept this as anxiety EXCEPT that now the Lexapro not longer works,even tho I am back up to 20 mg for...
    ... ever had any problems with heartburn? Could being on Lexapro long term upset your stomach over time? Just a...
    ... I am wondering if the side effects of lexapro could be causing your problems. Have you researched...

  9. What Medication Next?
    ... making the B/P much worse :( :( so wants me to try Lexapro for that???...
    ... making the B/P much worse :( :( so wants me to try Lexapro for that??? Toprol can cause breathing problems...

  10. Question re: Atenolol - for Beth
    ... gain and he said none of them should. I was taking Lexapro , Atenolol and Benicar at the time. I assumed it was ... the Lexapro and told him to put me on something else because I...
    ... gain and he said none of them should. I was taking Lexapro , Atenolol and Benicar at the time. I assumed it was ... the Lexapro and told him to put me on something else because I...

  11. Tekturna
    ... month in bed with pain and nausea. he even gave me lexapro at this time, which made me sicker. only took it...

  12. New to this....
    ... dr today and my BP was high, he changed my Paxil to Lexapro , and put me on Atenolol.25 mg. He seemed to think...

  13. Hello from a newbie
    ... with a mental illness. It didn't take long to go on Lexapro . The the BP problem began 150/94 average and then ... diet - no fats! Well, I had already weaned off the Lexapro -took a month- and regained some energy.SO last week...

  14. high bp meds and taking anti depress med
    ... taking hctz and was just told to take citalopram ( lexapro ) does anyone know if taking the lexapro will affect...
    ... If lexapro has any effect on your BP it will be to raise it....

  15. Wellbrtrin might have caused my High BP
    ... Effexor, it caused my blood pressure to be high. I'm on Lexapro now and so far, it hasn't raise my blood pressure...

  16. 140/90 --> Zoloft --> 160/120
    ... before while taking Inderal LA 80mg 1x a day. I took Lexapro for a few weeks and that made my heart rate go from ... for me. Then my blood pressure got higher from the Lexapro . So even though both Zoloft and Lexapro are SSRI anti...

  17. Blood pressure increase!
    ... about the bp. And try everything else before taking lexapro or something like that. That is, try to deal with...

  18. cardizem SR 90mg twice daily
    ... and pulse spikes. It finally passed (no thanks to Lexapro ) but my pulse didn't go all the way back down, although...
    ... and pulse spikes. It finally passed (no thanks to Lexapro ) but my pulse didn't go all the way back down, although...
    ... anxiety has improved, but it's not gone. I hated the Lexapro and liked the Xanax too much. One day I woke up...

  19. Paxil, Anxiety, & BP
    ... caused the occasional huge spike in my case. I took lexapro , which helped my bp and pusle some, but I eventually...

  20. Innopran, Atenonol, Norvasc - Long Sorry!!
    ... even though numbers for thyroid are good). Also RX Lexapro for anxiety. I take the Innopran and it stops the ... palps (choose to do occassional xanax instead of lexapro ) I switch cardio because my gyno wants to know why...

  21. Fighting with my doctor
    ... Incidently,this was at the same time I was weaning on Lexapro and one of the side effects Lexapro is slight elevation...

  22. Went to ER.....Very worried!!!!
    ... last year when my bp was 140/80 (I had just started Lexapro which can increase your BP as a side effect, mind...

  23. Diuretic not working
    ... secretion) have been reported in association with Lexapro treatment. All patients with these events have recovered...

  24. Moms blood pressure above 200
    ... elevate BP in some folks, I am one of them. I too Lexapro , then Paxil for a month and my BP was higher than...

  25. blood pressure spike
    ... I started Lexapro 3 weeks ago and the first day I started it My blood...
    ... BP to go "through the roof" mine went to 240/110 on lexapro . I had to go to Ativan to control my anxiety. Cass...
    ... didn't scare you. I already had very HBP before the Lexapro . In fact I was given it to help get it down instead...

  26. White Coat Syndrome with my Home Monitor?
    ... Believe it or not, this all started when I began taking Lexapro . During the first two-three weeks of treatment, my ... BP went UP! My doctor didn't believe it was the Lexapro and wanted to immediately put me on Norvasc (sp?)...
    ... Oh, and I'm no longer on Lexapro . That was like pharmacuetical crack. No thanks....

  27. How do we REALLY know what our pressure is?
    ... to help especially Paxil and the new antidepressant Lexapro . Benzodiazipines such as Xanax or Ativan are good...

  28. Could this be related to Diovan HCT
    ... tests but seems to be pushing me to start taking Lexapro an anti-depressant. I know my body and I know that...

  29. Atenolol Side Effects...
    ... rapid at rest heart rate (120 bpm). I was also put on Lexapro a month ago for anxiety and IBS. I was told to stop...

  30. BP meds and menstrual cycles
    ... cycle pretty much through out my life. I take Norvasc, Lexapro and starting taking Hydrochlorot back in August. Well...
    ... didn't affect my cycle. I don't know anything about Lexapro ....
    ... cause of messing with your cycle. But (rarely) LEXAPRO can. In one clinical trial there was an indication ... that 2% of patients on Lexapro (vs 1% on placebo) experienced some "mentrual disorder ... isn't really certain. How long have you been on Lexapro ? zuzu xx...

  31. High blood presure and hypersensitivity
    ... depression (which I don't feel I need) encluding lexapro and, and , i can't think of the name but they are...

  32. Is 83/49 and 87/42 normal???
    ... Hmmm, Xanax and Lexapro eh...a potent combo. I'm not all that well versed...

  33. Weight Gain on Inderal!
    ... about that? I had to withdraw from Paxil and then Lexapro . I never want to go through that again no matter how...
    ... effects were horrible to say the least. She then tried lexapro and ativan. Same results. I tried for months to take...

  34. Any foods that instantly help lower high blood pressure?
    ... got up to the 1/2 cup level I've been able to stop Lexapro , Flonase and Flovent on a daily basis. I'm doing more...

  35. Has ANYONE ever gotten off a beta-blocker??
    ... Crabby, Thanks for the insight. I have tried Lexapro , I was given samples by my cardio. When I finally...

  36. Anxity and BP Meds
    ... due to anxity, at least to some extent. She gave me LEXAPRO samples. I am afraid to take them. Yes. I've definitely...
    ... don't know the difference. My dr. want's me to take Lexapro but I'm not sure if I want to. My anxity is not bad...
    ... they both are very addictive. I don't want to try the Lexapro they gave me. I'd rather deal with the anxity....

  37. Switching from Atenelol to Toprol?? help??
    ... anything it made mine worse. Recently my Dr put me on lexapro for anxiety and it caused insomnia not to mention ... try to find alternatives too. BTW, I'm not knocking Lexapro . Some people really need it and probably helps alot...

  38. Long story, but a quick question for ya'll...
    ... thinks all problems were stress related, so he added Lexapro 10 and Xanax as needed. I can't tell a difference ... with the Lexapro , and Xanax doesn't do anything for me either, but...

High Cholesterol board

  1. High triglcerides for a 27 year old?
    ... ago my tri's were 340... I take birth control and lexapro but I don't think they would effect me that bad.....

  2. Word of warning....Zetia
    ... edications, including Glipizide, Vasotec, Sular, Coreg, and Lexapro . The doctor is fully aware of my father's condition...

  3. supplements
    ... LDL is 192. i was shocked! Since i'm already on Lexapro , he doesn't want to prescribe me anything else, which...

  4. red yeast rice results!
    ... through the roof. Well, I have been off the paxil (now lexapro ), lost the weight (now back to my normal 190) and...

  5. My very first results
    ... anxiety attacks, could not breath. They started me on Lexapro and valuim. I went back a week later, my heart was...

Stroke board

  1. depression after stroke
    ... They decided that I should try an SSRi medication Lexapro as they felt it would give me energy. Please...
    ... They decided that I should try an SSRi medication Lexapro as they felt it would give me energy. Please...

  2. Stroke caused by meds?
    ... mild stroke. She went to her Dr, he switched her to Lexapro and said she needs to have an MRI. I was under the...

Addison's Disease board

  1. Why I am Having Difficulty with HC Replacement?
    ... thyroid meds and/or cortisol. They are Seroquel and Lexapro . I read that the Seroquel, even in small doses as ... can still significantly lower ACTH and cortisol. The Lexapro lowers T4. I don't know if my HPA axis has been...
    ... haven't read my other posts, I was put on Seroquel and Lexapro some years ago as a result panic anxiety and depression...
    ... today and I feel better. Are you still taking Lexapro ? Some of your symptoms might be from decreasing dose...
    ... [QUOTE=dalmatinka;3698775]Are you still taking Lexapro ? Some of your symptoms might be from decreasing dose ... thankfully I was on a very small dose. I am off the Lexapro and have been for sometime. I still take ativan, but...