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  1. anti-depressants during withdrawal
    ... psychiatrist explained this to me as an alternative to Lexapro . I seriously considered it, but my stubborness came ... into play and I stayed on the Lexapro instead. Many of the newer meds seem to kick in more...
    ... Hey reach, I was on Lexapro and it didn't seem to work for me. I even had them...

  2. Feeling really down
    ... My Dr. just changed my anti-depressant from Lexapro (made me feel worse) to Cymbalta. I'm hoping it works...

  3. Xanax Taper, Reflections, Thankfulness
    ... sure. No relapses for me...though my dr has me on Lexapro , which I can't stand, but it does work...I just hate...

  4. Anti Depressants coupled w/Detox
    ... Hi South, I have been taking Lexapro for a while and have noticed no ill-effects from it...

  5. Tramodol withdrawal
    ... Tramadol and wants me to wait until 05/10 to start Lexapro (was on Zoloft before but 2 psychiatrists and the ... through mental and physical withdrawal, wait to take the Lexapro and still have that take weeks to work. Has anyone...
    ... prior post stating: "I just got a prescription for Lexapro so I am hoping that helps with my depression. I have ... doctor wanted me to wait a week between Tramadol and Lexapro (even though I was taking less tramadol each day anyway...
    ... I started taking the Lexapro (10 mg.) 1 week prior to going off of the Tramadol ... cold turkey is because I did research. If you take Lexapro and Tramadol at the same time, you can get seratonin ... knows what he is doing. I am currently on 15 mg. of Lexapro and that is where I will stay. I am also off of the...

  6. sick&tired
    ... you on any kind of antidepressent? I started taking Lexapro and I believed that helped a lot. This should be...

  7. Getting off!!!......multiple meds
    ... was on Pregnisone, percocet, oxycontin, skelaxin, lexapro , xanax, clonidine, seroquil, depakote, Remeron, Neurontin...

  8. Help Im New to this Need SumOne to listen!!!!!
    ... depressed!! And no one understands. I just got on Lexapro so I hope it helps (got off tramadol). But I feel ... want to do anything. I am only on my first week of Lexapro . Took it before the Doc. told me too so I felt kinda...

  9. day 5 withdrawaling off suboxone....really scared
    ... down my own path, I consider taking it to replace the Lexapro antidepressant I have been on for quite a while. I ... have no issues at all with taking the Lexapro . Guess my daughter is right when she laughs at me...

  10. Help! tramadol addiction
    ... did was I went off of Tramadol and started taking Lexapro . Don't take them at the same time though. I tapered...

  11. drug dreams part of detox process....anyone else?
    ... antidepressant for years (currnetly a maintanence dosage of Lexapro ). I have been on antidepressants since long before ... that they do not cause a problem interacting with the Lexapro ( such as no St John's Wart while on an antidepressant...

  12. And the Xanax taper drags on... and on... and on
    ... put on a maintainence dose of Prozac and now am on Lexapro the past few years. I tried twice to come off them ... with a heck of a lot more knowledge! Being on the Lexapro is of no concern to me at all at this time. None....

  13. Addiction
    ... tidepressant for years.... currnetly a maintainence dose of Lexapro . What I discovered is that as I came off the oxycodone ... , the lexapro finally began to be able to work again. When we use...

  14. Day 7 (evil pill)
    ... got off the oxycodone, the antidepressant I take ( lexapro ) seemed to be able to work once again for me. Of...

  15. is it possible to be addicted to klonopin if you take it occasionnally?
    ... a pill 3 to 4 times a week for anxiety.....I am on lexapro too,which helped alot for anxiety honestly but I've...

  16. 9 days no oxy!
    ... off of them and it was very hard. I currently take Lexapro and, so far, I really like it. My husband has taken...
    ... Lexapro zoned me out to much. It worked good .... just to ... side effects for a man that you wouldn't want and Lexapro wasn't friendly there for me....Wellbutrin...no problems...
    ... to find the right one that works for you. I tried lexapro and it just increased my anxiety. I have been on zoloft...

  17. Question for Flushed
    ... started taking Tramadol? You said you were taking Lexapro and that is helping you so I was wondering if possibly...
    ... was to feel happier and not for pain. Even on the Lexapro , I got the jitters and I couldn't read a book, sit ... comparison to how much better I feel today. The Lexapro makes me feel very similar to Tramadol as far as taking ... a basket case for part of the day as it wore off. Lexapro has made me so even and I am loving it vs. the Tramadol...
    ... Is Lexapro a long term answer? Or is the doc that prescribed...
    ... raises the Seratonin levels in one's brain and so does Lexapro . The raise in Seratonin makes one feel satisfied and ... anxiety issues for about 4 years, so I will stay on the Lexapro for a while and then taper off in a year or so and...

  18. omg, sigh... I'm not alone...
    ... hysterectomy but I am still on my Premarin. I also take Lexapro for anxiety. You are almost 1 month off of the...

  19. How bad is it to take Ambien during opiate W/Ds?
    ... lethargic feeling was absent for the first time. I take Lexapro so I haven't had any depression. Hang in there...

  20. Addicted to Ultracet -- Need Help
    ... getting better and better everyday. I started taking Lexapro when I went off of Tramadol and I think that has helped...
    ... maybe, the St. John's Wort is helping you as the Lexapro is helping me. I haven't experienced one bit of depression...

  21. 5 days clean- An anxiety question
    ... not getting anymore help? I started taking 10 mg of Lexapro 2 weeks ago, maybe that will start helping?...

  22. ready to quit
    ... taking .5mg of xanax a day because i don't feel like my lexapro is working i tryed not to take any xanax yesturday...
    ... yourself up. YOU ARE DOING WONDERFUL!!! My Dr. gave me Lexapro ( I will be on 2 weeks tomorrow) so that is helping...

  23. Depression and anxiety after quitting drinking
    ... been to the doctor for it and he prescribed me some Lexapro but I have yet to take it because I keep on hoping...

  24. I just flushed my tramadol down the toilet
    ... The lexapro should help you alot. It will take over the anti...
    ... staying strong here. Good for you! I think the Lexapro can help you in the long run, but as your doctor has ... I think as the layer from withdrawing lifted, the Lexapro (which I was on long before the withdrawal, started...
    ... Dr. He does not know about the tram. He put me on Lexapro , gave me some 25 mg Xanax and my husband has phenergan ... that hopefully, I can go off of tram, ween on the lexapro . I hate the Xanax it makes me too sleepy. I took my ... movements. I really want to do this with just the Lexapro . So my husband and I were talking about me waiting...
    ... again. No depression yet so I am hopeful that the Lexapro catches me (I started it about 1 1/2 weeks ago.)...
    ... it is all a process that occurs. Hopefully, the Lexapro will kick in soon for you. I was on Lexapro for years ... believe that the oxycodone I was using overrode the Lexapro 's ability to work. And the frenzy of withdrawal overrode ... everything. As the withdrawal frenzy calmed down, the Lexapro once again began working. So please stand strong;...

  25. Venting
    ... that's who will start me on meds, if any...i was on lexapro , but it wasn't doing any good, so I stopped. I'm...
    ... hurting so much for you. How long were you on the Lexapro and when did you stop taking it?? Are you now withdrawing ... from Lexapro as you are withdrawing from the opiates? If you have ... just stopped Lexapro now or in the past few days abruptly, then you are ... case, then I suggest you get yourself back on the Lexapro pronto. I was on Lexapro long (years) before I started ... oxycodone taper. The oxycodone was preventing the Lexapro from doing its job anymore. Now it is working again ... ! And maybe Lexapro will turn out not to be the antidepressant that works ... double withdrawal, then stop it now and get back on the Lexapro until you see the psychiatric nurse Friday. And have...
    ... much harder than the physical...I've been off the Lexapro for a little over a week. I didn't feel much different ... chemicals. Maybe not the best decision, but honestly the Lexapro didn't help much. I'm rx'd xanax too, but I'm super...
    ... think you have double whammied yourself coming off the Lexapro . It may not have been helping you to a degree you ... happened by it along the way. And maybe ultimately, Lexapro will not be the right med for you and may have to...
    ... care of your self. If you could just stay on the Lexapro , for just a little while, atleast till your over the...
    ... think you're both right, I shouldn't have stopped the Lexapro ...but if I start taking it again now it will take...

  26. Just shaking my head in disbelief....
    ... with my dr right now myself...I'm taking 30 mg of Lexapro to help me with the anxiety and Chantix for quitting ... appt because I had wanted her to taper me off the Lexapro and Ambien, but she is adament that I should stay ... that is successfully done, she will taper me off the Lexapro . She said the Ambien wouldn't be too tough because ... great, but I'm afraid of the longterm effects of both Lexapro and Ambien. I also take Xanax on days I'm having...

  27. I'm really sick of it all
    ... I was on Lexapro for awhile...absolutely no help whatsoever, so right...

  28. I'm afraid I'm going to give in.....
    ... getting for years from the antidepressant (currently Lexapro ). It seems like there were two seperate depressions ... that seperate depression began lifting and I feel the Lexapro was able to do its job again. Was it actually...

  29. Am I addicted?
    ... shrink. After about 6 different meds we landed on lexapro and a small dose of xanax and life was good. Then...

  30. Have a question
    ... strong feeling about that. I am on my 4th week of lexapro and do notice a difference with the anxiety level...

  31. antidepressant to help with ultram withdrawal?
    ... another here but i have had really good responses to lexapro at varying doses.the lexapro just doesn't appear to...

  32. I'm tired of this!!!
    ... sometimes think I'm not strong enough for this. I'm on Lexapro , so I'm hoping that will help some with the depression...

  33. lurking no more,,please read
    ... to share with you is that I have been on Xanax and Lexapro as well as the oxycodone all along. I am tackling ... prepared as posssible. Even though I am already on Lexapro and Xanax, the withdrawal has been no picnic. Withdrawal ... especially, was much more powerful than either the Xanax or Lexapro . Depression was pretty severe. I still have the ... up as I go along. I believe that now the Xanax and Lexapro are starting to work better because the opiate is...

  34. dothipin
    ... years. All have been SSRI.s. Presently, I am on Lexapro . Twice during my use of antidepressants, doctors...
    ... long time when it "pooped" out and made the switch to Lexapro . Even the switch within the same family of antidepressan...
    ... investigate with her if it can help me weaning off Lexapro in the future. One thing at a time. One day at a...
    ... investigate with her if it can help me weaning off Lexapro in the future. One thing at a time. One day at a...

  35. Vicodin withdrawal
    ... SKIP the st johns wort if your on lexapro ! Dont mix it with other anti depressants. Take vitamins...
    ... Hi Was just rereading your thread. I am also on Lexapro 20. I think that my high opiate use made it imposible ... although I am not feeling peachy-keen, I do feel like the Lexapro is doing more of its job again. Sadly, depression...

  36. DAy 6 no oxy still hurting
    ... usually why you started the pills) depression (I take lexapro ) and the lack of energy. (that one is still kicking...

  37. another newbie needing direction
    ... Scared to take the Tyrosine(sp?) because I do take Lexapro (and have for years) Does anyone have any advise...
    ... oxycodone and have been for 11-12 weeks now. I also take Lexapro and think that we are not supposed to take that L ... stuff while on Lexapro . Read the Sample Detox at the top of this board. ... Personally, I think our opiate use does not allow the Lexapro to work as it should. I am finding myself feeling...

  38. HELP ME!! Dr's advice good?
    ... something for depression. He put me on 10 mg a day of Lexapro , which I'm cool with. BUT he also prescribed me .5...

  39. Oxycotin Users Please Help
    ... 3 times daily Methadone I think 20mg twice a day Lexapro daily Nortryptilyn Clonazapam Seroquel My husband...

  40. Antidepressant help?
    ... an antidepressant for ten years. Currently it is Lexapro . Sometimes an antidepressant is just an absolutey...
    ... After I quit vics, my doc put me on Lexapro and gradually inc my dose to 30 mg/day. It has most ... help me sleep. I don't like the thought of taking Lexapro long term, but am willing to stay the course for the...

  41. Today, I am stopping tramadol again
    ... cause depression when we stop taking it. I also take Lexapro , but was drinking a lot so I think it wasn't working ... day 3 of being alcohol free. I am hoping that the lexapro will start to work so that when I taper down to 1...
    ... combo's that I have been on. I am currently taking Lexapro , but I think the addition of Ultram is more responsible...
    ... took ultram. I am feeling great. I was finally put on Lexapro for depression, and it really helped. I am probably...
    ... Tramadol. Congratulations on your 3 months!! I am on Lexapro too and it really helps me. I still have a hard time...

  42. MSMINN-how's it going?
    ... I thought maybe that is what I should do. I'm on Lexapro and the seratonin boost, or lack of, really affects...

  43. 15 Hours Vic Free
    ... think I could be their poster child:). I took extra lexapro the last couple days in preperation. I covet your...

  44. wife(xanax) + hubby(vicodin)= MESS
    ... anxiety because with the methadone, he prescribed Lexapro for anxiety and depression but hubby didn't get it...

  45. tapering and tired of it all....
    ... all did to help during this time? I have been on Lexapro for a long time, but I think the drugs got in the...
    ... all did to help during this time? I have been on Lexapro for a long time, but I think the drugs got in the...

  46. tapering off oxycodone... need help and advice
    ... to change my mes all the time. Refused. ( I am on Lexapro for depression... do not want to change that now and...
    ... I was not put on Lexapro as an antidepressant for withdrawal.... I have been...

  47. Klonopin to withdraw from long time Valium use???
    ... got in to see a psych. and after discussing, Paxil, Lexapro , etc. WE decided on Lexapro for depression and he ... describe as being in a fog from my initial 5 mg dose of Lexapro last night. I'm exhausted, and totally confused ... Sorry for rambling. I know I should stay on the Lexapro to give it a fair shake [recent talk therapy isn't...
    ... got in to see a psych. and after discussing, Paxil, Lexapro , etc. WE decided on Lexapro for depression and he ... describe as being in a fog from my initial 5 mg dose of Lexapro last night. I'm exhausted, and totally confused ... Sorry for rambling. I know I should stay on the Lexapro to give it a fair shake [recent talk therapy isn't ... better mood after I'm off. (I did actually try Lexapro last year for about 3 days...... didn't care for how...
    ... for him to call me because I dont want to be on the Lexapro . Hands are trembling, can't concentrate, headache ... now, I'm more depressed than before I started the Lexapro . Thanks for listening, BB...

  48. Better health thru chemistry
    ... Abilify to my medications. I am now taking 10 mg Lexapro and 10 mg Abilify daily and feel like my former self...

  49. rehab for ultram addiction?
    ... Jamie, I take Lexapro for depression and now am taking (as little as possible ... prescribed ultram for menstrual pain, my doc knew I was on lexapro so I am assuming it is ok to take with it. I think...

  50. Back from ER
    ... her tomorrow at 11am). I am only 2.5 weeks into my Lexapro anti-depressent and maybe this is the worst phase...
    ... Bob, I take lexapro as well and I do take xanax from time to time for...
    ... right after my last post. I have been taking 10 mg of Lexapro for 18 days and he recommended I double up on it. ... rely on your Xanax more when you started up with the Lexapro ? Thanks, Bob...
    ... addiction, and she "wasn't worried". I had tried Lexapro for a few days & it didn't agree with me, I hope you...
    ... Bob, yes I did need the xanax before the lexapro kicked in. I would think after 18 days you'd be feeling ... better. I was switching from celexa to Lexapro so perhaps that is why it kicked in a bit sooner for...
    ... function. Today I was a wreck. I only hope that the Lexapro kicks in soon, I don't want to have to switch.:) ...

  51. The nightmare continues
    ... are the benzodiazopines. My psychiatrist has me on Lexapro and gave me Klonopin for the anxiety. I also have...

  52. I have a Tramadol/Ultram addiction
    ... different and maybe your WD won't be as bad. I also take lexapro and deal w/depression and anxiety. The ultram really...

  53. Post anxiety "crash"
    ... sparingly and have no problem w/that. Yes, I am on Lexapro for the depression and anxiety. I think w/all the...

  54. Anxiety
    ... function, so be it. Minn p.s. Dave I am already on Lexapro . pps. LisaV. How'd it go w/the therapist and the...

  55. Drug Test
    ... reasons..that is why I got hooked! I am prescribed lexapro for AD but when I needed stuff for menstrual pain ... , I got the ultram. The difference was...the lexapro never made me want to take more. The ultram gave me ... regulate myself. I have no urge to run and get more lexapro from some illegal source....
    ... I was on lexapro for 3 months with little relief. I remembered even...

  56. Addictive personality
    ... depression in my family and both my parents are on Lexapro and I am as well on it. You'd think I'd shy away...
    ... I am down to 2-3 50 mg ultram a day. I also take Lexapro and the ultram boosts seratonin so I have to be careful...

  57. alcohol, ultram and xanax...
    ... day....sometimes going over by 1. Oh and I also take lexapro for depression and anxiety. I think this is why the...
    ... alcohol. I have also been on and off of SSRI's such as Lexapro (and then some) for anxiety, and I am still on Buspar...
    ... to me. My goal is to get off everything except the Lexapro for now. I can't do it all at once on my own though...

  58. i'm new here
    ... that your depression gets better! I just started Lexapro ! Have you taken anything like that? This is my...

  59. IN LIMBO - Im on benzo & Im a addict!
    ... the antidepressants they have prescribed ( plaxil, lexapro , luvox) have made my condition much worse. My condition...

  60. Questions about withdrawals
    ... crack dreams but now i have pill dreams! im also on Lexapro and i no im messing that up by popping all these horrible...
    ... xanax and Valuim and i felt so good.i was also taking Lexapro for over a month and tonight will be my forth night...

  61. this is just ridiculous!
    ... drugs and so on... he wont give me anything but my Lexapro . well after i did that i now know i need to stop...
    ... then that i ha vent taken anything else. i do take Lexapro and i do feel like my depression is getting worse...

  62. Help with Ultram detox
    ... realized the little "boost" I got from it. I also take Lexapro (antidepressant) so I think that gave it even more...

  63. After 9 days sober, I just relapsed
    ... i have a pill addiction and im on Lexapro plus i smoked crack years ago. i relapse with...

  64. Pain Pills, Valuim, sleeping pills!!!
    ... now i have pill dreams!:blob_fire im also on Lexapro and i no im messing that up by popping all these horrible...

  65. Valium Withdrawal...help please!
    ... Have you ever considered taking an SSRI? I tried Lexapro for about 4 weeks but found it too sedating during...
    ... I needed to get back on the valium. I did try Lexapro about 3 years ago and felt the same way - exhausted ... because I don't feel tired on the 10 mg V. but the Lexapro knocked me out. From what I read, some people take...

  66. will buprenex help with withdrawl or only mask the symptoms?
    ... m not experiencing any withdrawl symptoms. I take Lexapro daily. I'm not sure if that helps, but my boyfriend...

  67. Friday is D Day!
    ... ingredients from the detox recipe and have been taking Lexapro for 2 weeks now in preparation for the depression...

  68. Alcohol & Social Anxiety
    ... anxiety disorder. Zoloft is one of them and I think Lexapro is another. But I'm not encouraging the use of these...

  69. Alcohol and Ambien... help please
    ... detoxed from the hydrocodone, as well as giving up my Lexapro , my Klonopin for anxiety and went cold turkey without ... die, but I lived. I eventually went back on the Lexapro for depression and Ambien to sleep every once in a...

  70. Okay, here goes....gonna try this
    ... ashamed. I am trying to stop now and I have started lexapro to help with the depression and it actually helps ... . I don't have w/d but I used to before the lexapro . I also have anxiety problems with massive panick...

  71. quiting vicodin right now! here goes
    ... if you were already on an anti-depressant (I'm on lexapro ). Well, one of the kids is crying, I've got to go...
    ... if you were already on an anti-depressant (I'm on lexapro ). Well, one of the kids is crying, I've got to go...

  72. 19/M ONE WEEK CLEAN OF OXY's, on zyprexa ..
    ... i recently just started taking zyprexa, i stopped lexapro . my doctor put me on zyprexa.. and it seems to be...

  73. Recovering from oxy, started zyprexa
    ... days a week 6-9 for group meetings. i have been on lexapro and effexor for quite awhile, my doctor wants me to...

  74. Hey Toughtime.....GOOD LUCK
    ... t forget to give your doc a call about samples of lexapro !!!!!!!! - Tina...
    ... Anyway thanks for the support. I know I should try lexapro but it was really awful coming down off antidepressants...

  75. Life saving post...
    ... Debbie - I have heard that lexapro is extremely similar to celexa (which I am also on...