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  1. I'm new to the board and I need some support
    ... get the help that I needed also,right now Iam taking lexapro for depression,xanx,for anxiety,Lyrica for nerve damage...
    ... Not Lexapro . Take that one off the anti-depressant list. Cymbalta...
    ... Grapedy, I was surprised to read that lexapro is not a good anti-depressant choice,is it because ... the last time I made a change It was from Paxilto lexapro and trust it was not pretty,but I have to say I completely ... withdrew from paxil first and than went on the lexapro ,that could be where I went wrong.just thinking about...
    ... Lexapro is the only antidepressant that I can tolerate thus...
    ... Lexapro is the only one that has helped me and i've through...
    ... Is Lexapro working for you.......my MD's appt is Monday...I was...
    ... Lexapro has worked the best for me,but of all the ones i've...

  2. Pain worse at night?
    ... the bone,I almost cried with that pain but think the Lexapro prevents thatany way to get to the point, I started...

  3. Anyone else have mostly neuro symptoms?
    ... it. right now I am fighting with them to pay for my Lexapro that I have been on for a year now, but since I just...
    ... continue,trust me you do not want to withdrawl from the lexapro been there done that It is not fun.that is why I fought...
    ... for me.... I know what you mean by withdraw from lexapro . I think part of the reason that I am having a bad...

  4. Rash all over
    ... my doctor took me off the pill. I actually went on lexapro because of pms/pmdd, and the pill. My anxiety, depression ... was horrible before the lexapro . But I am much better when I am not on the pill, my...
    ... especially pleased with you girls.I also take the lexapro it works really good for me also,thats another thing...
    ... You and I have a lot in common. My husband says that lexapro "dumbs me down," and why would I want that. He also...

  5. Question about Fibro symptoms?
    ... since I was only taking percription Ibuprofen and Lexapro ) so I fired him and got a new one. Every thing been...

  6. I Dare You...
    ... sky high. dr just kept changing bp med, put me on lexapro too, he thought i was just depressed. what a hoot...

  7. Joints or Muscles -- Where is Most of Your Pain?
    ... break from the hormonal, emotional issues. I went on lexapro for that and it made a huge difference in me being...
    ... sometimes i think that is worse than the pain,Iam taking lexapro and that seems to help alot with racing thoughts.I...

  8. relationships and fibro
    ... I was feeling so terrible, I had forgot to take my lexapro the night before. The topic of mood swings bothered ... pms, so I know what there are, especially I went on lexapro for pmdd. I try my very best to keep things even. ... years ago, and then after our first was born, and the lexapro helped. I have had to learn so many skills and...
    ... fibrofog, I guess I had forgotten about you taking Lexapro , so, I am sorry if I offended you in anyway whatsoever ... don't mind me asking, how long have you been on the Lexapro ? Do you think it is working the same as when you...

  9. what is a good medicine for fibro?
    ... reactions to every antidepressant I've taken except Lexapro , but I've read on the board that this one doesn't...
    ... reactions to every antidepressant I've taken except Lexapro , but I've read on the board that this one doesn't...
    ... could take months to find it. Sherry, as long as Lexapro works for YOU, that's all that really matters....

  10. When internist and rheumy disagree...(rx help)
    ... it with me at my 2 month recheck (he did prescribe Lexapro for me to start). I told my internist that at an...
    ... why he didn't give you lyrica. My 1st doc gave me lexapro with xanax & it didn't work. Of course he thought...
    ... part of why finding a good one can be so hard. Lexapro is NOT a good choice for fibro patients. If he's supposed...
    ... Lexapro is not a good choice for fibro I think you read it...
    ... Lyrica is a wonder drug for FM. Lexapro is an anti-depressant that's not a good choice for...

  11. Has anybody else had painful day?
    ... also on flexerill, and valium for muscle spasms, and lexapro for anxiety. Today I have called in all the extras...
    ... take them daily for my pain, muscle relaxants, and Lexapro (I have been on this for 2 years), and that you and...

  12. Cymbalta ?'s
    ... take. When my sx's first started my 1st dr put me on lexapro & xanax. Lexapro did nothing for me & yes I took...
    ... that because the doctor knows more about the drug. Lexapro is not the best choice for most fibro patients. Cymbalta...

  13. medication
    ... Lexapro , Effexor XR and Remeron are the ones that seem to...

  14. Desperately need some advice on medication
    ... dealing with chronic pain now that I am on it. I take Lexapro because Cymbalta didn't work for me. Another thing...

  15. hi everyone could this be fibromyalgia?
    ... think i've only drank 2 times in my life lol i'm on lexapro and paxcil and it only made me feel so much worse...
    ... think i've only drank 2 times in my life lol i'm on lexapro and paxcil and it only made me feel so much worse...

  16. Newly diagnosed with fibro
    ... pain was getting better. I had previously been on Lexapro for post-partum depression so I had to wean off of...

  17. Newbie here!
    ... tired alot. but better than before when he had me on lexapro , and xanex and vicodin. I now take celebrex instead...

  18. Lyrica does not help my pain....
    ... rheumatologist also had my try Cymbalta, Neurontin and Lexapro that didn't work or gave me bad side effects. What...

  19. newly dx'ed with fibro, and not happy at all.
    ... either, although i have my moments. but i have tried lexapro for a short time a yr ago, and then the elavel. they...

  20. New member - so glad I found you all!
    ... actually have fibro. Mostly I got by on Effexor and Lexapro samples. (I've been on antidepressants since 1989...

  21. Hello! I just got diagnosed with Fibromyalgia today
    ... I take Premarin (I had a hysterectomy last year), Lexapro (since my daughter's birth 3 years ago), and Hydro...

  22. Weird Symptom, am I the only. I have small spots of vibrations in my body.
    ... iron defiencey anemia) 7. metformin 8. lyrica 9. lexapro 10. guifenasin 11. daily women's vitamin 12. calcium...

  23. Cold sweat?
    ... out. I see my PCP on Monday for med check on my Lexapro but don't know if this is something I need to bring...
    ... her. She also wanted to see how I was doing on my Lexapro . She said she didn't think it was related to the Lexapro...

  24. Anybody have luck with Social Security benefits?
    ... for my fibro and for the depression/anxiety I take Lexapro and I see a counselor every other week. I'm still...

  25. Do you have constant pain? I DO!!!
    ... mix between depression and anxiety. So he prescribed Lexapro 5mg for the 1st 2 weeks, then bumped up to 10mg. ...
    ... while going through all this, and if nothing else the Lexapro will help with the depression you must have going...

  26. Is this Fibro? Excruciating leg and foot pain?
    ... and doxepin to help me sleep, just recently added lexapro and more recently lyrica. I have had pancreatitis...

  27. How often do you have to take a narcotic pain killer ?
    ... why keep track of all of the names lol) I take lexapro 20mg (keeps me positive most of the time), trazodone...
    ... terrible, and I battled minor depression. I went on Lexapro . It was my saviour. I could handle things again, and ... have another child, so I got pregnant and went off lexapro . Pregnancy was never easy on me, physcially or emotionally ... never noticed anything. I just want a break from pain. Lexapro has been the med I have stayed on, and I got it increased...

  28. New doc, new meds... Great news!!
    ... having any side effects from Cymbalta?? Doc put me on Lexapro , but I don't like the spacey feeling and the mood ... and it feels like I don't experience joy anymore on Lexapro ....

  29. Rating fibromyalgia books
    ... restore me to function with medications (Risperdal, Lexapro , Neurontin, and Lamictal). (Yes, it was a psychiatrist...

  30. FANNtasy
    ... really need them. The only daily meds I take are 20mg Lexapro , I try not to take my adivan every day, but I take...

  31. New to the board...
    ... them, when I cant take it anymore. I also uped my Lexapro from 10-20 mg. Its supposed to help the pain. I also...

  32. Any experience constant itching???
    ... induced? I don't feel stressed. But I am taking 20 mg. Lexapro . Dr. diagnosed me with FIBRO about 6 months ago....
    ... induced? I don't feel stressed. But I am taking 20 mg. Lexapro . Dr. diagnosed me with FIBRO about 6 months ago....

  33. Please help, does this sound like fibromyalgia?
    ... and I have never ached like this. I am on 10 mg of Lexapro (for a month now). I have never been able to sleep ... well but now, it's even worse. In addition to my pre- Lexapro insomnia and night wakings I have horrible new night...

  34. any experience with neurontin or immunologist?
    ... general that may make us soooo tired. I also take Lexapro for anxiety, but that was prescribed from my reg....

  35. Hi everyone i am new to this.
    ... in the US, at least) are Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft, and Lexapro (which is the mildest one). Any doctor that knows...
    ... ntidepressants help the pain?!?!?! Im on the lowest dose of Lexapro !!! Im calling doc and upping my meds!!!! My hubby...
    ... Felicia, Always happy to help! :) Lexapro is the mildest of the SSRIs that I know of and if...

  36. nausea??
    ... changing my antidepressant. Requested change from Lexapro (which I was doing fine on, but have been taking for ... Welbutrin two weeks ago and was told to wean off of the Lexapro . The dizziness seemed to start happening as soon as ... I stopped the Lexapro completely. Is how Im feeling the side effects of ... the Welbutrin, the withdrawal from the Lexapro , or just Fibro Fog since I believe Im having a down...
    ... quit the wellbutrin and went back to what works, her lexapro . did you quit smoking? my daughter still does. wellbutrin...

  37. you Know you have FMS when?
    ... changing my antidepressant. (Requested change from Lexapro to Welbutrin XL, to help quit smoking), I am having ... about two weeks ago and was told to wean off of the Lexapro . It seemed to start happening as soon as I stopped ... the Lexapro completely. Called the Doc. who said to stop the Welbutrin ... effects of the Welbutrin or the withdrawl from the Lexapro ? Maybe its just Fibro Fog since Ive been having a...

  38. frustrated & depressed
    ... life with fibro and without my parents. I also take Lexapro since just after Mother's Day this year. Hubby had...

  39. needing help and support
    ... many years . I just wanna give up! my meds are. lexapro , celebrex, robaxin, klonapin, protonix, calcium,...

  40. Help!!!! In bad flare what can I do!
    ... that they were going one to the other. She sent me Lexapro and I took one yesterday and I know that it takes...

  41. Does any Have These?? Very Tender & Painful
    ... Meds tried: Naproxen, Motrin, Ultram, Celexa, Lexapro , Effexor, Prozac. Meds On: Fiorecet(for headaches...

  42. ? about docs
    ... and gave me some sample celebrex, a prescription for lexapro , and a follow up visit (2 or 3 months.) In my experience...

  43. People with IBS
    ... been alot better since getting on a beta blocker and lexapro . the medicine has helped calm me down and im not so...

  44. Cymbalta Question
    ... did not have to work. I made the mistake of taking lexapro for the first time on a work day..I never took it...

  45. Has Anyone Tried A Fibro Health Center or Guaifenesin Treatments?
    ... but my goodness the w/d from them are awful. I use Lexapro and it works well for me, but if I'm short on money...

  46. Hi everyone! Remember me?
    ... every three days, Provigil 200mg (for CFS) once daily, Lexapro 20mg once daily, and Ambien CR 6.25 at night. My...

  47. Newbee
    ... simple I take flexural to help loosen the muscle, lexapro , for the bi-polar, ibuprofen for pain, stretching...
    ... could open it, talk and eat. Thank goodness. I take lexapro , I have for years, for anxiety, and vicoprofen for...

  48. Has anyone taken something else with Cymbalta??
    ... breathing exercises which seem to work for me. I was on Lexapro which helped but w/ that came the extra 25 lbs. We...

  49. any anti-depressant not cause weight gain?
    ... prone to putting on weight. my husband took paxil and lexapro and he put on about 30 lbs with those....

  50. Questions, please help!
    ... ever thought of being on an anti-depressant? I take Lexapro and it does help with all my many and varied symptoms...

  51. Off Cymbalta/On Lexapro (Weight gain?)
    ... who is worthless, yes I am looking....has suggested Lexapro . Has anyone experience with this and is weight gain ... very much, Annie Hi Annie ~ I have been on Lexapro for about 3 years now, but mostly for depression and...

  52. Wellbutrin great for my Fibro, but ...!
    ... subsiding? I'm taking 150 mg once a day. I was taking lexapro but that made my depression 20 times worse, so we...
    ... takes it and for whom it helps. I have been taking Lexapro for a few years now with good results! Sooo sorry...

  53. Acupuncture for pain????
    ... it can short out pain signals. Right now I am on lexapro and taking ambien for sleep, but the muscle pain is...

  54. Fibromyalgia Help - been put on Lyrica
    ... One of them was Lyrica. The others were Neurontin, Lexapro and Zoloft. The last two are antidepressants that...

  55. Please Help
    ... with "problems" have this. Since I am currently on Lexapro for deppression while going through a messy divorce...

  56. agitated! angry!low!
    ... mood dive, never felt like that in my life. I was on Lexapro before but didn't like the weight gain. I gained ... did feel better and had more energy when I took the Lexapro . I will see how I feel after a week and perhaps not...

  57. Lyrica and me
    ... for 1 hour then I am ready to go (mostly). I take my Lexapro around lunch, then the same morning pills--except...

  58. Amitryptiline and groggy in the morning??
    ... days and I tried them all. Zoloft, Paxil, Prozac, Lexapro , Welbutrin etc. That by far was the worst and nasty...

  59. ok, something i never talk about!!!
    ... I have been taking for 5 years to something called Lexapro . I started taking it since Swingman has been feeling...
    ... appetite and carbohydrate cravings. Antidepressants like Lexapro are aslo shwon to cause hormonal chnges, which can ... gain is evventually gained. THe one I am taking Lexapro stated that of the anti-d this was considered one ... things about it. SO, I guess I will keep taking the lexapro , although I don't want to. What do you guys think...

  60. Does anyone have sore breasts with Fibro?
    ... fibercystic breasts, which makes them sore. I was on Lexapro a couple years ago, one side effect (besides ungodly...

  61. I got my diagnosis today of Fibro
    ... its just my bad anxiety :) . I was told to take Lexapro 10mg. and see him in a month. He said its mainly ... been on it my whole life :) . Is anyone else on Lexapro and does it help you?...
    ... . if you can be ready for that!!! I used to take lexapro .. it was ok .. it didnt do anything for my fibro...
    ... I take the lexapro and it helps me accept my limitations alot more than...

  62. What anti depressants are you taking?
    ... believe). I was given the choice to take Celexa or Lexapro . Is anyone taking these and do they help with the...
    ... quit working on me and my shrink recently changed the lexapro to Cymbalta, she said it has shown to help with fibro ... I've taken several different meds. Paxil, celexa, lexapro and it seems like at least 1 other I can't think of...

  63. Bloodwork?
    ... I am also on Naproxen Sodium as needed and 30 mg. Lexapro . I guess my question is when should I suggest getting...

  64. My Darling Husband
    ... experience with Cymbalta in the recent past. I was on Lexapro which had helped me a lot, not with pain but with...

  65. Hi fibro family....my latest news!!
    ... it for her Fibro and it did wonders. It is called Lexapro . It is used as an anti-depressant and is considered...
    ... you get some good results from it. I have heard of lexapro but can't think of what I have read about it. Blue...

  66. Getting diagnosed... tender points?
    ... exactly a serotonin imbalance and he prescribed me Lexapro . He says an imbalance of serotonin can make one more ... The problem is my anxiety keeps me from taking the Lexapro ! The first time I tried to take one I had a total ... live normally, withdrawing from the meds, even though Lexapro isn't supposed to be habit forming I know there are ... still feeling achy, I'll bite the bullet and try the Lexapro . I can't take Advil for pain because it causes me...
    ... exactly a serotonin imbalance and he prescribed me Lexapro . He says an imbalance of serotonin can make one more ... The problem is my anxiety keeps me from taking the Lexapro ! The first time I tried to take one I had a total ... live normally, withdrawing from the meds, even though Lexapro isn't supposed to be habit forming I know there are ... still feeling achy, I'll bite the bullet and try the Lexapro . I can't take Advil for pain because it causes me ... to 25 mg... paced myself slowly. If you take the Lexapro , ask your doctor for instructions on titrating to ... understand and relate to your reluctance to take the Lexapro . I only took the zoloft because I thought it was...
    ... to 25 mg... paced myself slowly. If you take the Lexapro , ask your doctor for instructions on titrating to ... understand and relate to your reluctance to take the Lexapro . I only took the zoloft because I thought it was ... is a a fierce competitor. I still might try the Lexapro . I'm not sure if I will, but I do know that I'd start ... if" part of my anxiety, then I'll decide about the Lexapro . My Dr. said I'd probably need it for a year or two...

  67. Anyone tried Xyrem?
    ... bodies to repair. I am currently on Welbutrin SR and Lexapro as antidepressants. I've used ambien and restoril...

  68. Cymbalta - scared
    ... cymbalta. i was taking 300mg of effexor and 20mg of lexapro . i was scared to wean off of those but i did it and...

  69. confused new and in pain
    ... I work out four or five days a week. I am off my lexapro . I feel better, more energy and not in as much pain...

  70. Anyone sweat at night/day
    ... for me, that's why I quit using it, and am now on Lexapro . I could simply walk around slowly and my head would...

  71. Cymbalta questions
    ... and i told her that i was tired of taking effexor, lexapro and nortryptaline(sp?) which the first 2 were prescribed ... by my last pcp. i had been taking the effexor and lexapro for about 2yrs and my pain doc decieded that he could ... own. the dosage was 300mg of effexor and 20mg of lexapro . i was taking all that for pain and depression and ... on cymbalta, so i said lets do it. we cut both the lexapro and effexor dosage in half and started off with 30mg...
    ... Sorry guys, Brain fog the other day. I was put on Lexapro and taken off Cymbalta. :) I was also taken off trazodone...

  72. Undiagnosed symptoms, please help me!
    ... specifically for depression AND anxiety. It's called Lexapro . I use it since I've been dx'd with major depression...

  73. need advice
    ... taking them for 3yrs now. i have been waiting on my lexapro and effexor for 1wk now and for anyone who knows about ... able to get some samples of that for me but not the lexapro . i hope everyone is doing good and in good spirits...

  74. my latest problem, its never ending
    ... couple other meds that you may want to consider. Lexapro is fairly new, and it is an SSRI anti-depressant and ... medication. I changed to Trazadone when I went on Lexapro . I use Valium for relaxation. You know, those upper ... meds. Especially SSRI antidepressants. Check up on Lexapro though. You mentioned stress, this med may be able...

  75. just found out i have fibro
    ... topics about Anti-depressants, or posts on Cymbalta or Lexapro . The thing your doc was referring to is called ... Anti-D's and pain, look for words like Cymbalta or Lexapro and of course any threads started using the word Antidepres...