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  1. I am afraid ....
    ... these SSRI classification meds on the market. I am on Lexapro for depression and anxiety. I refused all the other ... dx'd with major depression and GAD did I accept the Lexapro . There are a lot of threads recently posted here ... the different anti-D's like Cymbalta, Effexor, and Lexapro . You may want to take a peek and page back to find...

  2. cymalta(flexiril) and Ultram(Tramadol) Expericence so far
    ... my reply to the following thread: from Cymbalta to Lexapro ... question about antidepressants NickName It ... work either, so next came Cymbalta. Well, now I'm on Lexapro ! LOL Klonopin is good for sleep but pretty sedative...

  3. from Cymbalta to Lexapro... question about antidepressants
    ... really hurt my stomach, so now they want me to try Lexapro . I'm wondering why they don't want me to just take ... Prozac again. Is Lexapro better for fibro? Hi NickName! I'd like to ... the chemicals in our brains. I am currently using Lexapro . I have never used Prozac because I heard of it's ... Psyciatrist for major depression and he too suggested Lexapro and he took over the Lexapro scripting from my Rheumy ... experience depression, SSRI's can do wonders. Lexapro is an SSRI wich is different than a tricyclic antidepressa ... is why Fibro's are prescribed the SSRI meds. Lexapro has been discovered to treat both depression as well ... and usually do not cause patients to stop taking Lexapro . I have been on Effexor, Wellbutrin XL, Cymbalta ... , and now Lexapro . Effexor numbs your emotions so basically your emotions ... XL. So, NickName, I was just recently prescribed Lexapro by my Psyc to treat my depression and my anxiety. ... knew at the time I had GAD and had already researched Lexapro so I new it would help with my anxiety, otherwise ... regarding interaction with other drugs. Give Lexapro a chance. I've been using it for a month now and ... and keep us informed as to how you are doing on the Lexapro . For me personally, I give it a thumbs up. Here...
    ... and i guess some for my depression but i also take lexapro 20mg to. how am i ever going to wean off of it. ...
    ... pain always seems worse. I'm glad to hear that Lexapro can be helpful, that makes me feel better. I suppose...
    ... years and it was time to stop, and since I am using Lexapro which has anti-anxiety ingredients, so the two meds ... I haven't heard about any withdrawl symptoms from Lexapro . I don't know how long it's been on the market, but...
    ... Well, from what I've noticed, Lexapro has been on the market since at latest, 2001. That...
    ... and i guess some for my depression but i also take lexapro 20mg to. how am i ever going to wean off of it. ... dose, and I don't understand why your doc gave you Lexapro 20mg as well. That seems like an awful high amount ... of SSRI's in your system. Plus, 20mg of Lexapro is the maximum dose, it only comes in 10 and 20mg ... use the Effexor anymore and you want to continue the Lexapro . Personally, I think Lexapro is more effective than ... are doing and what you do about the Effexor and the Lexapro . And if you w/d from Effexor, and you begin to feel...
    ... Well, from what I've noticed, Lexapro has been on the market since at latest, 2001. That...
    ... reuptake inhibitors or SSRIS (Prozac, Paxil, Celexa, Lexapro , Zoloft, etc.). SSRIS are supposed to help a patient...
    ... I can manage it on my own. I've been taking the Lexapro for about 8 days, and the Zanaflex at night... and...

  4. Can Clonazepam make me depressed & tired?
    ... for you? I would like to mention a different med, Lexapro . It is also an anti-d but it also helps with anxiety ... . So for me, I use Lexapro and Trazadone as my anti-D and my sleep medication ... them, but I have been dx'd with major depression so... Lexapro is good for me since I also have GAD (generalized...

  5. I have Epstein-Barr (what next?)
    ... doctor perscribed me Provigil and my Psyc prescribed me Lexapro . I have been experiencing balance problems lately...

  6. Frustrated with fibro and doc labels my visits as depressive disorder
    ... can help you feel "normal" again. I have heard that Lexapro is a good medication, but like you all have said,...

  7. Goldenwings and Sharalee
    ... her again in one month. She did give me samples of Lexapro . She insisted that I need to replace the chemicals...

  8. New "tidbits" of info for us Fibromites!
    ... reuptake inhibitors or SSRIS (Prozac, Paxil, Celexa, Lexapro , Zoloft, etc.). SSRIS are supposed to help a patient...

  9. Have anti-depressants helped anyone?
    ... prior to dx was sleep apnea, so she started me on Lexapro at dinner time, tried that for a couple of weeks then ... on 30 mgs at dinner, as I was weaned slowly off the Lexapro and Effexor. Then I was on Cymbalta 60mgs at dinner...
    ... altering situations. I went back to a Psyc and was given Lexapro . My new Rheumy had given me samples of Lexapro for ... once again with Major Depression w/GAD, he suggested Lexapro . Lexapro is a fairly new med which treats both ... maintain some sort of "normality" in life. Check out Lexapro though. Do a little "reasearch" on this med. Talk...
    ... neuropathy (nerve pain). For pain, I was put on lexapro for awhile, but found no benefits and many bad side...
    ... at bedtime. I'm not using it anymore, cuz I'm on Lexapro and that also treats anxiety as well as depression...
    ... you've been on these kinds of meds. I am using Lexapro now. I didn't accept the script for Lexapro from...
    ... thread! Okay. Well, in keeping with the topic, Lexapro is doing well and I'm not hearing "voices", so I'm...
    ... prior to dx was sleep apnea, so she started me on Lexapro at dinner time, tried that for a couple of weeks then ... on 30 mgs at dinner, as I was weaned slowly off the Lexapro and Effexor. Then I was on Cymbalta 60mgs at dinner...

  10. Thank Goodness I Found You Folks!
    ... 10lbs overweight and my BP is fine. I am taking 20mg Lexapro (one year so far) for depression that I've had for...

  11. New Here
    ... hurting worse with age: duragesic patch, norco, effexor, lexapro , restoril, and xanaflex. isn't that alot for a 30yr...

  12. Newbee
    ... was taking the Wellbutrin. Now, I have heard that Lexapro has gotten a thumbs up as far as being more tolerable...

  13. Hi, Im new to Fibro board would like advice please
    ... subside. i take 2 diff. anti dep. meds. effexor and lexapro . they have both really helped me with all those strange...

  14. Anyone tried Cymbalta for pain?
    ... September with 1/30mg a day, I was also on Effexor and Lexapro at the time, my doctor weaned me off the Effexor and ... Lexapro slowly and increased my Cymbalta to 1/60mg a day....

  15. twitching?
    ... diagnosed with hypothyroidism and am on synthroid. I'm on lexapro for mood swings and I have had a run in with oral...
    ... diagnosed with hypothyroidism and am on synthroid. I'm on lexapro for mood swings and I have had a run in with oral...

  16. Really having a rough time!!!!!!
    ... I seem to cycle in and out of depression. I am on Lexapro , but it doesn't seem to help these crazy cycles. ...

  17. WORRIED and in pain
    ... also was put on paxil approx 2 yrs ago and now on Lexapro and Buspar for Depression and Anxiety after a terribly...

  18. Found out today i have fibro :(
    ... fibro.She gave me muscle relaxers and neurtion and lexapro for depression.She took blood test I am not clear...
    ... fibro.She gave me muscle relaxers and neurtion and lexapro for depression.She took blood test I am not clear...

  19. is this what I have?
    ... took me off my vioxx and switched me from paxil to lexapro . I am now going to a physical therapist for the muscle...

  20. New medication information
    ... Cymbalta on 9/9 for depression (as a replacement for Lexapro that wasn't working any longer). Yesterday, the 19th...

  21. And the Loneliness
    ... Life With Fibromyalgia. It helps and he has me on Lexapro for the anxiety/depression that accompanies chronic...

  22. Anyone on antidepressants for fibro?
    ... My doctor just started me on Lexapro . As he puts it, "It's not because you're depressed...
    ... effexor, does seem to help. I tried neurotin, and lexapro , and that other stuff, but found effexor works well...
    ... the towel, until the psyche Dr had me try one more - Lexapro . No side effects other than sleepiness in the evening...

  23. Medication List
    ... Xanax for anxiety I've tried Paxil, Zoloft,Celexa, Lexapro , Remeron, Elavil,Trazadone, Flexaril,Neurontin,Zonegran...

  24. fibromyalgia or RSD? Need your advice! New member
    ... including, but not limited to, Norco, Ativan, Xanax, Lexapro , Elavil, Flexeril, Skelaxin, and so many more. None...

  25. Lawyer/Massage Therapist
    ... better fasten her seatbelt and get a refill on her Lexapro . (TT)...

  26. wellbutrin sr
    ... Chicago Area? He told me the same theory. I tried Lexapro , Zoloft and Wellbutrin. This mixed with Ambien to...

  27. Doc says ESR is the definitive test for Fibro
    ... going to him also. He gave me Ambien to sleep and Lexapro . One was to produce seretonin and Lexapro was to save ... it. Lexapro made made stomach sick. Tried Zoloft also. Yeah, they...

  28. Mri
    ... mg per day also from 900mg. I also take trazadone, lexapro and flexeril. This week they changed to elavil ,...

  29. Flexeril experiences needed!
    ... muscles jumping all night long! I am also taking Lexapro and 1 Xanax at bedtime. Thanx...
    ... full dose until I know how I will react. With the Lexapro I take half of a pill and the Flexeril I only take...
    ... problem I am going thru and it did not help..I do take lexapro now and it works for me for the past 6 months or so...
    ... problem I am going thru and it did not help..I do take lexapro now and it works for me for the past 6 months or so...
    ... for that..not to substitute for my antidepressant lexapro (for the chronic pain)..because i am so sensitive to ... and will stick to the valium at night for now..the lexapro during the day..the doc always asks me if Im depressed...
    ... for that..not to substitute for my antidepressant lexapro (for the chronic pain)..because i am so sensitive to ... and will stick to the valium at night for now..the lexapro during the day..the doc always asks me if Im depressed ... anxiety or depression. That's when my Doc put me on Lexapro in addition to Pamelor, and also, the Ativan for anxiety...
    ... I seem to function well just on the lexapro ..and the advil or aleve...now with the back problems...

  30. Which antidepressant has worked best for pain?
    ... depression and anxiety, the psychiatrist also added Lexapro , as well as Ativan for the anxiety. For chronic pain...

  31. Getting Discouraged
    ... to keep up with my life most of the time. I am on Lexapro , Xanax when I need it and was given Zanaflex. I won...
    ... to keep up with my life most of the time. I am on Lexapro , Xanax when I need it and was given Zanaflex. I won...

  32. Question about sleep problems
    ... been off all meds for over a year! And I was only on Lexapro low dose. This has been going on for years! :)...

  33. Can Fibro completely disable you?
    ... Fibro and a Neurologist told me I had it. He put me on Lexapro and Ambien to try and save serotonin in my body. He ... of deep serotoni producing sleep in Fibro patients. Lexapro and other SSRI drugs are suppose to correct the chemical...
    ... Fibro and a Neurologist told me I had it. He put me on Lexapro and Ambien to try and save serotonin in my body. He ... of deep serotoni producing sleep in Fibro patients. Lexapro and other SSRI drugs are suppose to correct the chemical...

  34. sleep problems
    ... has those same list of side effects. As far as the Lexapro , I stopped taking them. I'm going back to the doc...

  35. Just diagnosed - finally!
    ... day it's something different. My doctor put me on Lexapro a few months ago for CFS, which he believes is a form...

  36. What meds do you take?
    ... side effects. Here's what I'm on now: Depression: Lexapro Fibromyalgia: Neurontin (just started this, not sure ... Paxil, Effexor, Elavil (yikes, allergic to this), Lexapro Fibro pain: Vioxx, Skylaxin, Bextra, Indocin, Naprosyn...

  37. New Here -- Need Input
    ... really was going crazy. . .) I am doing better -- the Lexapro is helping the anxiety, I am weaning off the Neurontin...

  38. confused
    ... 4 mo. pregnant so I cant take any meds but I took Lexapro -hated it-it made me spacey, drymouthed and even worse...

  39. Pain Everyday?
    ... Lexapro made me spacey, dry mouthed and have even worse sleep ... Zoloft and didnt have those problems on that. With lexapro you have to taper off the med, not just stop. Wittesea...
    ... Lexapro made me spacey, dry mouthed and have even worse sleep ... Zoloft and didnt have those problems on that. With lexapro you have to taper off the med, not just stop. Wittesea...

  40. sleep
    ... being a guinea pig for the drugs, I was on neurotin, lexapro and now effexor. It helps the pain, but I just cant...
    ... being a guinea pig for the drugs, I was on neurotin, lexapro and now effexor. It helps the pain, but I just cant...

  41. HELP Fibro veterans please give advice
    ... what I call road rage and PMS. Then he tried me on Lexapro which helped with the depression for about a mo. and ... depressed. He decided to add Effexor in addition to the Lexapro and I feel fantastic and it has helped me to lose...

  42. HGH for treatment of fibromyalgia
    ... adrenilin in the muscles. Last month he gave me Ambien and Lexapro . Lexapro made me terribly nauseated so I stopped taking...

  43. Poll--what meds are you on for your fibro???
    ... I was already on Lexapro , and my PCP increased that dose to 15mg. My rheumy...
    ... ssri's? I have been thru them all and now an having lexapro with drawal which is worse than the depression I had...

  44. Went to Dr today...Scared me to death...PLEASE HELP!!!!
    ... and I told him Vicodin ES, Skelaxin, Arthortec, and Lexapro . He got really upset when i told him. He asked me...
    ... and I had already taken my medicine except for the lexapro . I took the Elavil around 9pm tonight but no where...
    ... must before surgery. Going off the meds, even the Lexapro isn't something I myself can do. I never realized...

  45. Fellow FMS suffers please respond!!! I need your help!!!
    ... with and without codeine, Ultracet, Ultram, Darvocet, Lexapro , clanazoprine, Wellbutrin, Vicodin, Celebrex, Vioxx...
    ... with and without codeine, Ultracet, Ultram, Darvocet, Lexapro , clanazoprine, Wellbutrin, Vicodin, Celebrex, Vioxx...
    ... with and without codeine, Ultracet, Ultram, Darvocet, Lexapro , clanazoprine, Wellbutrin, Vicodin, Celebrex, Vioxx...
    ... with and without codeine, Ultracet, Ultram, Darvocet, Lexapro , clanazoprine, Wellbutrin, Vicodin, Celebrex, Vioxx...

  46. Has anyone tried Serzone (Nefaxadone) ?
    ... of bad reports. I tried Paxil for 3 days and then Lexapro for 10 weeks. I went off cold turkey and had horrible...

Lupus board

  1. Freshly diagnosed with lupus
    ... experience no side effects w/ Pred. I am also on Lexapro , Flexeril, Nexium(as a precaution), and a few others...

  2. New to Hughe's Syndrome (APS)
    ... really listened to me, one was even trying to pitch LexaPro onto me within the first 10 minutes of my intial consultati...
    ... really listened to me, one was even trying to pitch LexaPro onto me within the first 10 minutes of my intial consultati...

  3. plaquenil question please
    ... energizing at a higher dosage so we are switching back to Lexapro ............I had tons more blood work done today and...
    ... energizing at a higher dosage so we are switching back to Lexapro ............I had tons more blood work done today and...

  4. Antidepressant meds?
    ... depressent med. He has tried Paxil and is now on Lexapro . Neither did much and the side effects were not pleasant...

  5. Need help, please!
    ... t work, drive, watch our kids, etc..... He takes Lexapro 20 mgs. Seems like it does help some. They are considerin...

  6. Terrified wife...must vent
    ... address symptoms: Prednisone, Cellcept, Plaquinel, Lexapro , Seroquel. There is some talk of him going to Oklahoma...

  7. Lupus Anticoagulant
    ... what is causing such fatigue. The doctor put me on Lexapro thinking it would give me energy, but ended up in ... the emergency room from an adverse reaction to the lexapro . The ER staff says a lot of people have extreme fatigue...

  8. Mood Changes
    ... prescription writer. Either way, he gave him lamictal, lexapro , and xanax.... well, all was fine and good except...

  9. The Depression Factor ?? !
    ... Plaquenil, Piroxicam, Prednisone, Imuran, Wellbutrin SR, Lexapro , Valtrex…). It’s not that I’m having any bad ... DEPRESSION! Head Dr. (Psychiatrist) wants to increase Lexapro – how is increasing a drug I’m not motivated enough...
    ... are you taking 2 anti depressants? Wellbutrin and Lexapro ???? Does not sound kosher to me? Have been a nurse...
    ... It's my understanding the the Wellbutrin and the Lexapro target 2 different brain chemicals -- it seemed reasonable...

  10. Ear Pain
    ... antidepressant? Well, I do hope it helps you. I take Lexapro , but it doesn't do much for me. I hope the CT scan...

  11. Does anyone take Provigil???
    ... energy. I don't really think it is depression. I take Lexapro and I don't feel depressed. It's just like I have...

  12. depression
    ... about 4 different SSRI's and finally settled on 10 mg. Lexapro and a small dose of Wellbutrin. I don't know if...

  13. Plaquinil ??
    ... oxycontin and percocet for breakthrough pain, valium, lexapro and ibuprofen, but did not have trouble until the...
    ... oxycontin and percocet for breakthrough pain, valium, lexapro and ibuprofen, but did not have trouble until the...

Colds & Flu board

  1. new here and scared
    ... but im so exhausted ai dont feel like it. i was on lexapro for 6 months and it didnt do anything. i just started...

Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) board

  1. ebv test and lupus
    ... t explain some of my symptoms. Right now I take lexapro and I think I will talk to him about repeating an...

  2. Epstein Barr Virus - ???
    ... It's in my head and have given me prescriptions ( Lexapro / Paxil / etc). I will not start any meds until someone...

Hepatitis board

  1. Liver Biopsy - Hep C
    ... time last year. It did cause major depression and lexapro was a huge life saver during that and I only wish...

  2. Treatment update
    ... trying to decide what to do. Oh, and yes, I take Lexapro ...if there is a little pill out there that will make...

  3. I'm starting interferon in a few weeks
    ... miserable. Especially the serotonins (Zoloft, Paxil, Lexapro , etc.) are simply replacing a chemical in our brain...
    ... his words "a joke". The doc has prescribed Celexa or Lexapro , I'm not sure which--and has encouraged him to begin...

  4. tx and lexapro
    ... I took my second lexapro last night around eight pm again and I don't feel...
    ... So it has been four days of lexapro and I feel way better already. That is a relief and...
    ... QUOTE=jessy28;2836457]So it has been four days of lexapro and I feel way better already. That is a relief and...
    ... QUOTE=jessy28;2836457]So it has been four days of lexapro and I feel way better already. That is a relief and...
    ... better you guys already. I am so glad I am taking lexapro . I have controll over my emotions again already....
    ... me it is not that bad. I am just glad I got on the lexapro . I was feeling a little crazy for a little while...
    ... me it is not that bad. I am just glad I got on the lexapro . I was feeling a little crazy for a little while ... worried about you. I didn't know anything about the lexapro so I felt uncertain giving any advice. But it worked...
    ... worried about you. I didn't know anything about the lexapro so I felt uncertain giving any advice. But it worked...
    ... tell you that it took two and a half months for my Lexapro to start working. I too, took it at night. I had ... tryed 5 or 6 different types of medicine before the Lexapro . The best of luck to you. gosgirl...
    ... tell you that it took two and a half months for my Lexapro to start working. I too, took it at night. I had ... tryed 5 or 6 different types of medicine before the Lexapro . The best of luck to you. gosgirl With in a ... week I felt the lexapro . It was a very strange feeling and diffence. Thank...

  5. Keep your spirits up
    ... moment. Today I feel fine. It passes. I also took a lexapro last night at 8 instead of later on as suggested and...
    ... been slowly getting a little depressed. I am trying lexapro right now. I have a feeling if I stick with it it...
    ... moment. Today I feel fine. It passes. I also took a lexapro last night at 8 instead of later on as suggested and...

  6. Jessy28 Where R U?
    ... it. I will go as long as I can. I also tried the lexapro and it made me feel funny all day...an uncomfortable...

  7. Mood Swings?
    ... mommy. It is nice here and good weather. I tried the lexapro and even took it at night and it made me feel weird...
    ... mommy. It is nice here and good weather. I tried the lexapro and even took it at night and it made me feel weird...

  8. anxiety and hepatitis c?
    ... to starting as the interferon can cause depression. Lexapro has been suggested. I also saw an herbalist who...
    ... meds available at the time. Finally, I found one, Lexapro . I have been on it for five years now and it changed ... life. Through my research on HCV, I discovered that Lexapro is the most widely used anti-depressent for people...

  9. Taking Pegasys
    ... in that area and he was classic text book case and lexapro really helped with that. He had no idea and thought ... sucked. He felt much better about everything after the lexapro ....

  10. Just did fourth shot last monday
    ... makes it easier if I have to miss work. So far, the lexapro , my antidepressant is working well. Will be back with...

  11. Is the treatment that bad??
    ... mistake it knocked my pegs out from under me. I now take Lexapro and am doing much better. Well according to my wife...

  12. should i do treatment ???????
    ... the moodiness. The depression was sort of bad but lexapro took care of that. Don't get me wrong...him doing...
    ... lexapro really helped my husband. He was soooo moody and ... finally he listened and we talked him into trying lexapro . it helped a lot. any questions you have will be...

  13. The Fatigue
    ... stages of getting off of pain pills. I have been on lexapro as well but for longer. It helps alot. The only thing...