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  1. Why can't i be HAPPY for ME???
    ... go to the Dr. and ask about depression meds. I take Lexapro which my doc said was a very clean (I don't know the...

  2. Message to Bajaboats
    ... being treated for those with a sleep aid and I'm on Lexapro . My problem is the mental toughness. I use the meds...

  3. Sleep ---
    ... try an antidepressent for the sweats and anxiety. Lexapro is a very clean antidepressant that has helped me ... not understand why. My Dr. gave me samples of the Lexapro and within 10 days I felt like my old self. I do not...

  4. Bass 11....
    ... helped with the pain a great deal. I right now take lexapro for depression and ambien about twice a week to aid...

  5. Time to taper down and stop
    ... morphine,fentanyl and oxycontin) so the doctor put me on Lexapro so I could tolerate the pain meds. I finally could...

  6. Issues
    ... medication that works for you from your Dr. I take Lexapro and it has changed my life. It does not take away...

  7. Cymbalta Withdrawal
    ... totally symptomatic again with depression. Now I am on Lexapro and stay on it as it is working well. If you are...

  8. Can addiction cause physical depression?
    ... bad headaches. Two weeks after that, switched to Lexapro . I was on that for over 2 months. It did nothing for ... depressed. Actually, within days of going off the Lexapro and on the Zoloft, I noticed a difference. Hope this...

  9. Please Help Me with My Taper
    ... to them but one thing at a time. I am on 10 mg of Lexapro for depression. I started the Lexapro after my surgery ... worried that I will go back into depression and the Lexapro won't work anymore. Please, just a plan. I need your...

  10. enlighten me please!
    ... been off pain pills for almost 4 months. I've been on Lexapro for over 2 months and for me, it's not working too...
    ... was pooping out for me. We switched at that point to Lexapro which has been working well for about 3 years now ... to some degree). Once I got through the tapers, the Lexapro could do its job again and I am level once more. ...

  11. CRAVINGS --Here we go!
    ... extra. I've also been depressed and have been taking Lexapro for months. I can't stand work am bored at home and ... t help but to think this is all from the drug use. Lexapro just doesn't work like a good pain pill did! Sorry...

  12. mirtazapine is it ok
    ... abused drugs. I have not noticed that warniong on Lexapro although it may be there and I just never noticed ... Prozac for maintainence. Few years ago, I switched to Lexapro as the Prozac just kind of stopped working ( I guess ... pain management). I have been on the same dose of Lexapro for a long, long time and it does make a difference...
    ... is horrid. I take celexa which is the same as the lexapro that Reach said. My doctor has tried to get me to ... working so now celexa is the one for me. I did try lexapro but really have better benefits from the celexa. ...

  13. Having a hard time
    ... depression, it seems to hit most of us. I've been taking Lexapro for a couple months now. Helps a little. But the main...

  14. whats up with me
    ... months now in my closet. I've been trying to adjust to Lexapro and fear starting another med right now, that's my...

  15. Can I quit from 20mg's of oxycontin per day?
    ... worked for my anxiety until I switched from it to Lexapro for the depression that followed the quitting. It...

  16. Why do I feel this way?
    ... to see a therapist and ended up on antidepressants, lexapro to be exact. This has helped my life tremendously...
    ... off. I know exactly how you feel. I've been taking Lexapro for months now (prescribed by my gp) and just had...

  17. Hey all just me
    ... a couple years sobriety and when i started taking lexapro it finally went away. everyone noticed how calm i...

  18. Xanax Tapering
    ... was on an antidepressant, still am, happens to be Lexapro . Also, I was already on a blood pressure med... Toprol...

  19. Haven't hit rock bottom yet.......
    ... gone, I became very sad. Went to dr and have been on Lexapro for about 6 weeks now. There was about a 2 week break ... in period, but the Lexapro has kicked in now and I am feeling much better. I...

  20. quick question
    ... for me. I still freeze all the time and am taking Lexapro for depression. As for the freezing, I'm one of those...

  21. klonipin/taking 3-4mg in am for 1.5 years
    ... kicked pain pills a few months ago and am taking Lexapro and the klonopin if I'm extremely anxious or having...

  22. 4 days CT from Hydro am I mad (crazy)?
    ... to go to work everyday and do what has to be done. Lexapro has helped somewhat. While I miss that energy, I know...
    ... and can't seem to get by that. Day 5. I was given Lexapro after the first time I tapered after my back surgery ... dibilitating pain. I needed it then but still abused. The Lexapro really helped then. I was taking the minimum 10mg...

  23. grief leading me down the wrong path -
    ... battle from screwed up receptors. I am currently on Lexapro , which sems to be working well for the past few years ... my opiate use got so high that it didn't allow the Lexapro to work). Also, I had been on Prozac for a long long ... poop-out" and had to make a switc and ended up on Lexapro for maintainance. Sometimes antidepressants can just...

  24. Me and my old Friend Vicodin
    ... some tweeking of diff. anti-depressants, but am on Lexapro now and doing good. I don't ever want to go back there...
    ... ve been off the hydro for about 2 months now and on Lexapro for depression. I was in a really good (drug free...

  25. Drug Free Good Mood -my 3rd & final thread!
    ... just better but GOOD. Only drug that I'm taking is Lexapro and I think it has kicked in:) This board and the...

  26. Anyone gone CT from this dosage.
    ... soon as I tapered off of that, I felt better. I'm on Lexapro now. I still don't feel great. I am depressed over...
    ... better as soon as I got off the cymbalta & on the Lexapro but they take about 2-4 weeks to feel the full effect...

  27. Fatigue
    ... been almost 2 months since withdrawal. I'm taking Lexapro for depression so I don't know if the Lexapro or the...

  28. 3 Weeks clean....
    ... anti-depressants to get me feeling somewhat normal on Lexapro the past few days. They all seem to have some kind...

  29. Little Steps 2 another level reached..advice here?
    ... 31st) I could get increased anxiety - SO - I took one lexapro 10mg this afternoon - wondering if it will help? Yes...

  30. So sick of quitting.
    ... hydrocodone habit about 6 weeks ago. I am currently taking Lexapro for the depression and anxiety I have that escalated ... just can't deal with that until I get adjusted to the Lexapro - still having side effects and have not been on it...
    ... some time trying to get me on the right meds. I'm on Lexapro now for the past 10 days and I think it is starting ... Maybe you would just need something like Paxil or Lexapro for a short time. Wish you the best! JB...

  31. wish me luck guys....
    ... knowing when i'm at my max. I've upped the dose of the Lexapro for time being, and desperately need to stick to that...

  32. Starting anti depressant after nasty addiction
    ... you can't just stop it) and starting a low dose of lexapro which dr will increase once I'm done my taper from ... only thing I really make myself do. I'm hoping the Lexapro , once increased will help. I hope that your new meds...

  33. PLEASE HELP ME im addicted to hydrocodone
    ... cymbalta and at the same time starting a low dose of lexapro . I'm beginning to feel better, cravings are pretty ... so you may want to talk to your doctor about Paxil, Lexapro etc. You may need it as you taper and definately when...

  34. Addicted to xanax. Want to get off. Will klonopin help?
    ... weaning off of that and at the same time starting lexapro . I hope you get good results from your new meds. Everyone...

  35. Chronic Pain/on Percocet/Preparing to detox = Questions & Help!Scared!
    ... I'm now tapering from the Cymbalta and starting on Lexapro at the same time. You may want to talk to your dr...

  36. Oxycodone tapering question..am I in the right place?
    ... tapering off the Cymbalta and starting a low dose of Lexapro . I am actually starting to feel better. Today is the...

  37. finally feel free
    ... trying to get adjusted to another anti-depressant ( lexapro ) and they all seem to have side affects that you have ... houework. Hopefully I'll feel full affects of the lexapro soon and will be out there doing yardwork before it...

  38. Flexeril ?
    ... board). Now I'm tapering off the Cymbalta, starting lexapro and just started coreg for blood pressure which was...

  39. Almost finished with taper - really scared to take the next step...
    ... year. My suggestion would be to start on Paxil or Lexapro (anti-anxiety/anti-depressant) about a month prior ... effect listed. Now I'm tapering off that and starting Lexapro at the same time. After being off the Paxil for about...

  40. Don't know what to title this
    ... hard -without them to numb my feelings. I now take Lexapro and that has helped. My family and co-workers knew ... talking to a counselor but have not yet. Giving the Lexapro some more time to work. I have good days and bad ones...

  41. Maggerooni, where is you? LOL
    ... 1.5mg. I decided to go back to my normal 20mg of Lexapro to see me thru this withdrawal and then i'd lower...
    ... read you went back up to the prescribed dosage on the Lexapro . It happens to be what I am on also. Same dose, ... restore itself as fully as possible before I tackle the Lexapro . I do not see it as a big deal except for the fact...
    ... for you now. im glad you didnt stay on only 10mg lexapro . better to do one thing at a time is right. im sure...

  42. trying to stay clean
    ... Getting adjusted to new meds - off cymbalta & on lexapro and coreg for blood pressure. I do still have the...

  43. who am I fooling?
    ... serotonin reuptake medication like paxil, prozac, lexapro . Others do better with the neuropenephrine and serotonin...

  44. Am I an addict?
    ... at once. Haven't had any in a couple of weeks. Lexapro 20mgs nightly. Does my current drug regime cause ... I know for sure I can't sleep without Ambien. The Lexapro I've only been on for a week or so, before that I...
    ... at once. Haven't had any in a couple of weeks. Lexapro 20mgs nightly. Does my current drug regime cause ... I know for sure I can't sleep without Ambien. The Lexapro I've only been on for a week or so, before that I...
    ... You are fine!! And,VERY normal.I have found Lexapro terrific and Klonopin when needed....

  45. First time post: Hydrocodone....one day at a time.
    ... lifes horrors lately. I thought I was doing so well on Lexapro and "bam" just like that I'm an emotional wreck. I...

  46. Quicksand: My addiction story
    ... off that and at same time starting a low dose of Lexapro . I see the doc Friday, so we'll see. I really believe...
    ... point) while taking your drug of choice. I'm taking Lexapro now and while I am feeling better, it's hard to say...

  47. man, what did i do?please read
    ... Johns Wort if you take any SSRI's (ie Paxil, Zoloft, Lexapro ...etc)..there can be serious complication issues....

  48. Down to 2mg of Subaxone
    ... really need to work on. Sunshine: I am sorry that Lexapro didn't work....although i wish you could have given...

  49. Lexapro
    ... Not to sound negative, but i too was prescribed lexapro , have your loved ones keep a close eye on you,,I changed...
    ... life was over. I have heard really good things abut Lexapro , that it has the fewest side effects of all the anti ... result. I just cannot eat breakfast and the dr said Lexapro can cause nausea if I don't eat - which is why I wanted...
    ... becoming suicidal......how long after you began taking Lexapro did things come to a head? I couldn't take Wellbutrin...
    ... Day 2 on Lexapro - not so great. I feel shaky, dizzy, just wierd and...
    ... Sunshine: PLEASE stay on the Lexapro ....give it some time. And i've always taken it at ... than to take it at night. But you have to give this Lexapro a chance. Some of the symptoms could be from anxiety ... include: sweating, nervousness, shaking, etc...... The Lexapro (at 10mg) is a low dose. And hopefully u should start...
    ... your chemicals right now....so lets hope that the Lexapro helps. Try to take 1/2 for the next couple days....
    ... term plan in place. i hope you fare well with the lexapro , just said a short prayer for you..... also, congrats...
    ... Hi Sunshine, Stick with the Lexapro , all of these ****** feelings will pass. I take a...
    ... So, unfortunately, I am not going to continue the Lexapro . I just feel too bad. I am bummed out that this...
    ... I've been on Lexapro for a few months now and it's been such a huge help ... . I think someone said that they have to take the Lexapro at night because it makes them tired. Well, I have ... make tired, not even slightly tired. I take 20mg of Lexapro along with 200mg of Lamictal every morning. And then ... that have been really helpful. I would say give the Lexapro some time and see if the side effects go away. If ... now to know exactly what side effects are due to the Lexapro or the norco. If you ever have any questions about...
    ... and I never felt better than when I was on 10 mg Lexapro per day. I took it in the a.m., and I honestly think ... have been together for 7.5 years now, I tried the Lexapro for the first time about 4 years ago, it was relatively ... time, "that" was more important to me than what the Lexapro was doing. Now, bear in mind, this is the only guy ... caring, and it was Great!! so I chose to go off the Lexapro . But I do know for all of the medications I have ... just wanted to give you a positive experience with Lexapro . I also had a nervous breakdown 2 years ago, was ... was ready to try anything, and my dr. put me back on Lexapro , and I did stay on it for a long while, and it actually...

  50. feeling of guilt (may be a touchy topic, please read only if you feel strong)
    ... with that in calming u down and your mind, and i take LEXAPRO .. and it helps, so i would reccomend talking with...
    ...

  51. HEROIN RELAPSE after 6 months clean, hopeless again (21/Male
    ... times... well now my doctor wants me to go on 10mg of LEXAPRO and just half of trazodone, and eventually taper off ... of it... i have been on lexapro before, but its been awhileee, so i kinda forget....

  52. tramadol addiction can someone help?
    ... reuptake inhibitors. ULTRAM AND SSRI'S (Prozac, Lexapro , Paxil, etc) have a HUGE CONTRAINDICATION and can...

  53. antidepressant?
    ... trial and error type thing unfortunetly.do they have lexapro there?this was by far the best anti D i have ever ... effects.i know some of them can cause wieght gain, lexapro didn't seem to do that and it has worked quite well...
    ... the NY area. Anyway, the newer drugs are much safer ( Lexapro , Cymbalta, etc). Instead of Wellbutrin, he put ... me on Lexapro and I have to say it works very well for me! It's ... themselves who suffer depression are now choosing Lexapro over anything else! I think that's a good enough recommenda...

  54. Worried
    ... before, but you never answered me on it....have u tried Lexapro ??? I am very very sensitive also to anti-dep. I ... ve tried literally every single one out there and lexapro is the ONLY one i can take and NOT feel strange, or ... one scares you, but plllleeeease ask your dr. about lexapro ! He can start u on a low dose (10mg) and if your...
    ... help me feel better, now today I feel blah. Maggie, Lexapro is one that I think I've tried, but cannot remember ... experience with this? Maggie, I know you take the Lexapro w/Sub, right? I just called and made an appt with...

  55. need help getting off fioricet
    ... lack of money), my doc started me on Cymbalta, then Lexapro in the hopes that it will ease my anxiety as I wean ... I stuck with the anti-Ds for a while, but felt the Lexapro wasn't really helping my anxiety or depression or ... me to wean off the F's. I've decided to start the Lexapro again and it is helping my depression somewhat, but...

  56. Maggie Are U There?
    ... know i've mentioned this before, but please look into Lexapro . I am the same as you and have huge sensitivities ... either make me MORE anxious, or MORE depressed. But Lexapro has been a life-saver. Actually, i began to wonder...
    ... withdrawls....and it doesn't help that i've decreased my lexapro to 10mg. I'm thinking of going back up to 20mg just ... answer questions for myself!!! Example: above about lexapro !!! Amazing how God works! How are u doing??? OK...
    ... I do have an appointment with my dr to see about Lexapro . I am nervous because of what happened with the cymbalta...
    ... Anyways, I am SOOOO glad that you are considering Lexapro . I really have a good feeling about it. Bcuz i am ... that happened to me many times....but i finally found lexapro and haven't had the need to change it in many years...
    ... im really glad to hear that you're going to try the lexapro . its the only one that has actually worked for me ... tried (just some minor unpleasant side effects) but lexapro i have no side effects and it works great !!! (gee...
    ... you sweetie?? Wondering if u have seen dr. yet re: Lexapro . And how your feeling??? Please keep us updated...
    ... have an appointment with my dr tomorrow to see about Lexapro . I want to start out at the lowest dosage in hopes ... anti d, but optimistic because everyone here says Lexapro has the least amount of side effects, it's the only...
    ... that energy to you. what did the doc say about the lexapro ? maggie; i read your other post and i know that...

  57. Lexapro?
    ... I take Lexapro (along with a couple other meds for bipolar/really ... swings/depression). I fell REALLY good since the Lexapro was added. I had been on it a few years ago but stopped...
    ... that I am deathly afraid to take the medications; Lexapro and Alprazolam. Any suggestions or help would be ... appreciated. Thank You. I just started taking Lexapro 2 days ago. For some reason, I have had worse panic ... fighting with it inside for awhile now. The latest Lexapro ordeal has me all up in anxiety on THAT situation...
    ... [QUOTE=2fast;3104307]I take Lexapro (along with a couple other meds for bipolar/really ... swings/depression). I fell REALLY good since the Lexapro was added. I had been on it a few years ago but stopped...
    ... have been on quite a few different antidepressants. Lexapro is the only one that I have had any succes with as...

  58. Southbeach & Michelle???
    ... experience with Effexor....wanted to die. And now i am on Lexapro (the only one i have been able to handle). I'm assuming...
    ... different antidepressants. The one that works for me is Lexapro . I've been taking it for years. I cant tell you...
    ... need something. If that doesn't work, I will ask for Lexapro . I sent out about 5 resumes today and ran some...

  59. Really Bad Day........
    ... know i've mentioned it before, but have you tried Lexapro yet? That is the ONLY one i can take. I've tried...

  60. Clonazepam Another Question
    ... the need for them. I have had a lot of help from Lexapro . And i'm very sensitive to anti-depressents....i ... i think. And my body doesn't do well on them, but Lexapro , in small amounts, 10mg., has really helped. Maybe...

  61. Glass of wine - setback???
    ... every single one out there, and always come back to Lexapro bcuz it has the least side effects for ME. Have you...

  62. Does It Ever Change?
    ... another medication. I have heard good things about Lexapro to, and I take paxil and its great for me. good...
    ... another medication. I have heard good things about Lexapro to, and I take paxil and its great for me. good...

  63. A few questions
    ... rate went down to 51. That's why I quit taking the lexapro the last time. However, after i ate some starchy foods...

  64. Addicted to Ativan...Help!
    ... additional med(temazepam) besides the lamictal and lexapro . If I could guess I think I should be off Ativan...
    ... Why were you not able to sleep. Is it because of the Lexapro ?...
    ... I know that Celexa is one of them. I've taken both Lexapro and Celexa and Celexa really worked well, for me anyway...

  65. valium,alcohol,or both?
    ... took just about every SSRI there is. Last one being lexapro , which from what i've read is about the same thing...
    ... meth, and now fentenyl...scared to mix..I've taken lexapro too and I like the celexa alot better! It addresses...

  66. so Screwed up!
    ... have depression. My phychiatrist gave me 60 mg' of lexapro and my anxiety is so bad, like one minute I'm about ... minute to minute anxiety to stop and cut back on the lexapro and xanax. Please help, I'm scared all the time....

  67. Where is my Southbeach??
    ... so hard last night. I have gone down 10mg. on my Lexapro to see if it helps w/libido. Cuz i had NONE for about ... kinda walking around in a haze when i am on 20mg. of Lexapro bcuz my head is clearing a little. I am hoping that ... them, especially if i want to get prego. I am on Lexapro , so i dont' think i can take St. Johns Wort WITH that ... have to keep my vitamins out on counter (as well as lexapro ) to remind me to take them. I feel good too that...

  68. It's me.... FACADE. (bowing my head)
    ... day). Both of these supplements are safe with the Lexapro I still take. The magnesium calms the nerves and...

  69. Oprah Show Tomorrow
    ... only kind i can take w/o some terrible side-effect is Lexapro . And unfortuntely, i feel that it just doesn't do...

  70. need suboxone taper info
    ... is an SSRI? dont mean to sound stupid, but i am on lexapro , 20mg a day: is this an SSRI? m...

  71. Down day
    ... you that you are taking them faithfully! I take my lexapro faithfully also. Love you reach...

  72. Checking on U Southbeach
    ... am totally off pain med. & i've gone down 10mg in Lexapro . But the Lexapro is necessary for me, i've been on...

  73. Up and Down Like a yoyo!
    ... I have been on Lexapro for 3 years. It is a wonderful antidepressant and ... when my addiction progressed... I still take the lexapro faithfully every night. I have had bouts of depression...
    ... Hi Randy I am on Lexapro ... maybe about three years now. Works great for me ... was overpowering any antidepressant effects of the Lexapro . It can make you a bit tired when you first start...
    ... hi randy Wondering if the lexapro has changed anything in your life. Or is it too`soon...

  74. Screaming For Help Pray For Me.
    ... it on a daily, consistent basis. I, too, am on lexapro , but far in the future, farrrrrr in the future, it ... will be my substitue for the Lexapro . For me, too, Lexapro had been a wonderful antidepressant...

  75. Couple questions friends....
    ... I thought I'd put it out there. I'm currently on Lexapro and Remeron. I hate taking the Remeron because it...