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  1. One Month Clean Today(Round Two)
    ... TO ENJOY FOOD AGAIN!!" I did have to go back on Lexapro though, I was not able to conquer every single amber...

  2. Help! Day 4 clean but I'm about to cave!
    ... with any anti-depressant SAMPLES. My friend went on lexapro a few months ago and her doctor originally gave her ... Then my boss' daughter was just given a bunch of lexapro samples by her doctor as well. I don't know what...

  3. anyone else withdrawing from fentanyl?
    ... that uncommon for those of us who have CP. I'm on Lexapro for depression myself, which is fairly common. Did...

  4. Vicodin Question
    ... need it more long term,then stay on it.i have been on lexapro now for like a year and a half.my depression had cleard...

  5. 19/M Addicted to OxyContin
    ... relaxed, they are the best happy pill ever, im also on lexapro for anxiety and depression, go figure, which is useless...
    ... Make sure you keep taking your lexapro . You don't want to have w/d from that as well. Do...
    ... the lexapro helps great with my anxiety problems, ive always had ... b/c i used to smoke weed a little bit after taking lexapro , i know it started to help with depression, but then...
    ... that case you may benefit from an increase in your lexapro . Good luck!...

  6. Hello Friends - I feel like I'm in crisis
    ... back on the right road? I am so depressed, I do take Lexapro for that, I went back on about a week ago from an...
    ... Walkersma Lexapro takes about 3 weeks for it to have the full effect ... have to be adjusted. My daughter has been taking lexapro for years. During our winter months she gets really...
    ... the drugs. Sad, huh? Oh, and I take 20 mg. of Lexapro each evening. I see a new primary care guy on December...

  7. Day 3
    ... gave me really bad anxiety and panic attacks, and Lexapro made me lose my mind...literally! Quitting it was...
    ... gave me really bad anxiety and panic attacks, and Lexapro made me lose my mind...literally! Quitting it was...

  8. I'm SO TIRED of being addicted!
    ... I have been addicted for 9 years. My doc put me on Lexapro , I was like well my anti depressant is vicodin, it...

  9. I need advice, please.
    ... Adderall 20 mg for energy (60 tabs, 1 twice/day), Lexapro 20 mg for depression, and klonopin 0.5 mg for sleep...

  10. Day 9 and still jumpy/scared...
    ... the pills. I have been taking an anti-depressant ( Lexapro ) that was prescribed to me over a year now so maybe...
    ... surface when we start trying to get clean. Maybe the Lexapro isn't the right AD for you. I was put on Zoloft early...

  11. Butterfly and Walkersma
    ... talked it over on Monday, he doubled my antidepressant ( Lexapro ) and said to take as many as three Klonopin a day...

  12. P-L-E-A-S-E Help..Lortab addict and scared
    ... Wellbutrin twice a day for depression, 150 mg along with Lexapro , which I don't always take because I forget. I am...

  13. Lortab Addiction, Anxiety and Severe Depression
    ... days. He also made sure I had my antidepressants ( Lexapro ), and my klonopin to help. If you come clean, your...

  14. Especially to Loopman (and everyone) from Walkersma
    ... me to not discontinue my antidepressant (20 mg. of Lexapro ), and to use the Klonopin that he prescribed as needed...

  15. Unbelievable!!!!!!!!!
    ... in the first place. He put me on an antidepressent ( lexapro ) and neurontin for anxiety, but it's used for pain...

  16. Question for Joe K
    ... Joan, My doctor out me on 10mg of Lexapro .Again,I do want to state I never really knew if I ... better menatally and phsically and I stopped taking the Lexapro and never looked back(you do have to taper off anti...

  17. 4 am -- Someone Please Hear Me
    ... into getting on anti-depressants, too. I started on Lexapro recently and it's a life-saver for me....

  18. Ultram Addiction
    ... injury. When the time came to wean off I was put on Lexapro (just by coincidence) and I felt some w/d's but not ... at all like your discribing. Not sure if the Lexapro has the same properties as the tramadol or if my system ... different. I was told to NEVER take tramadol with the lexapro because of the risk of seizures. IMO the lexapro was...

  19. Sara (Sarandipity) = 8 MONTHS SOBER !!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... which I am NOT. This has been added to my current AD- Lexapro . Lamictal is a new class of drug for me, but we were...

  20. I need some help with my mom... Please Respond
    ... of them. Lortab, Xanax, Soma, Phenergan, Vistaril, Lexapro , Ambien, Lomotil, are just a few in the bags I have...

  21. I got a job!!! and LOVE IT!!!
    ... Well, something to be added to my current medication, Lexapro . My wings get SO tired sometime, that's when I have...

  22. methadone rages?
    ... I have not experienced any mood swings. I do take Lexapro (anti-depressant) and also Klonopin at night. I don...

  23. lexapro
    ... Lexapro is not addictive. It is in the same drug class as...

  24. Suboxone vs Methodone
    ... can get from your local health food store. I like lexapro or wellbuterin for antidepressents because it gives...

  25. Provigil, safe for addicts?
    ... for over 12 years. I've been on antidepressents ( lexapro and wellbutrin) for the last 2 years or so. After...

  26. Okay to feel good without pills??
    ... only taking 2 pills a day. Then my dr. started me on Lexapro for my migranes and all hell broke loose. after 6 ... justified in some way because I was trying to come off the Lexapro which in itself has withdrawals 100 times worse than ... stuff - I HATE that!! It's almost worse than the Lexapro brain shivers. *shudder*....

  27. My new demon....Tramadol
    ... been on AD's most of my life. I am currently taking Lexapro , but like most of the other AD's it doesn' t make...

  28. my new (kinda) problem
    ... apparently my doc has no idea what is. he out me on lexapro , and then prozac for it, but neither has done crap...

  29. Cold Turkey a Badge of Honor?
    ... addicted too. I went CT and now it's over. I take lexapro for the depression and it works great. I just had...

  30. Opiates vs benzos vs antidepressant
    ... like a great antidepressant...lol. I started taking Lexapro about a month ago, and it has actually helped a lot...
    ... guess there are a lot of us out there. I will put Lexapro in my list to investigate. Thanks again...
    ... like a great antidepressant...lol. I started taking Lexapro about a month ago, and it has actually helped a lot...
    ... I also take Lexapro (20mg) and it has been a life-saver. I agree with ... just aches.. Many people have found relief with Lexapro , and many people are switching to Lex from other,...
    ... several AD's and didnt feel any different. I was on the Lexapro and Celexa the longest. I really feel like i took...

  31. Taking Ultram..how can someone get addicted
    ... antidepressants, minimal undre the circumstances, and it's lexapro that really helps me), slight anxiety (again, not ... as severe with lexapro ), feeling like I would never feel better again which...

  32. Self-medicating.
    ... and other obsessive behavior. I have been on Sub and lexapro for a month. The lexapro has helped with my anxiety ... obsession. I havent heard of anybody prescribed the lexapro for OCD. What will be a good drug and will it help...
    ... and other obsessive behavior. I have been on Sub and lexapro for a month. The lexapro has helped with my anxiety ... obsession. I havent heard of anybody prescribed the lexapro for OCD. What will be a good drug and will it help...
    ... Luvox - commonly prescribed for OCD. I HAVE heard of Lexapro being scripted for it. I'm not sure it's one of the...
    ... or whatever it is gets in my way everyday and the lexapro dont even touch that-lol. Does anybody else got any...

  33. Zoloft for Anxiety?
    ... She takes a half of Klonipine for it sometimes, and Lexapro everyday. I have been thinking about the Zoloft for...

  34. addiction-mental illness
    ... weird about some other stuff as well, I am taking Lexapro for depression and anxiety and it is really helping...
    ... don't know what I would do without my therepist and Lexapro ....

  35. This blasted ultram
    ... it with the ultram. I was prescribed both. I like lexapro because It gives you energy. You need some of that...
    ... get through the WD easier than if you wait. I take lexapro 10 mgs and this is a good one for me because it gives...

  36. GOD please someone help me.
    ... Now I am on maintenence with suboxone and taking Lexapro for depression so I havent been clean too long and...

  37. I failed
    ... will. Gosh - I did it a few weeks ago when I got off lexapro and thought I would play doctor. I have come to realize...

  38. Tramadol Advice
    ... from the beginning. I was on Paxil at the time (now Lexapro and Wellbutrin), and the prescribing PM doc at the...

  39. Trivial- but a question nontheless- getting off antidep after sobriety
    ... and somas.Took em for 3 years. I have been on Lexapro , 10mg for at least 2 years. I was originally put on ... really has lessoned tremendously. I ran out of Lexapro two or three days ago, and since the only thing I...
    ... that you are asking. Though I'm not 100% sure about Lexapro , I know that when I stopped Paxil (another SSRI), ... your doc. It's funny cause I am currently taking Lexapro for depression, I just have never had to come off...
    ... exactly what I would. Although I am not familiar with Lexapro , I know that I could not just stop taking the antidepressan...
    ... Prozac, which I believe is in a different category from Lexapro ?? You might want to ask you doctor about them, if...
    ... gathered I can tell you that you need to taper the Lexapro pretty slowly. Those brain drugs can be dangerous...
    ... your baby? Still sick? HEY! I did not get off the Lexapro because I wanted to at first. I just plain ran out...
    ... pills, that you would want the extra boost that the Lexapro gets. I know that I would not come off of my Neurotrin...
    ... I am newly clean and started taking Lexapro about two weeks ago. I can say that I do feel a lot ... that you have to taper off of any ssri. I am taking Lexapro because of minor affective depression and adult ADD...
    ... Hey Sara, I'm on Lexapro . Don't stop taking it cold turkey!!! Talk with your...
    ... agree. But all is well except for me stopping the Lexapro . Im irritable now. And dizzy, calling my addition...
    ... specialist, he said "I would have tappered you off the Lexapro but since you are already 7 days off of it... lets...
    ... soon, though as you know, it can take awhile for the Lexapro to kick back in. (Btw, it's the one I am currently...

  40. Hydro Addiction?Please Help Me
    ... supervised medicines that I am currently taking are: Lexapro 20 mg daily (depression), Wellbutrin XL daily (depression...

  41. I feel Horrible...
    ... longer look forward to anything. My doc has me on lexapro , but I don't feel better. I am past the w/d stages...
    ... Now, I find myself numb and addicted. I am also on Lexapro , but I have been on an anti-depressant for years. ... The lexapro WILL help you with depression, just give it time ... with the little medical knowledge (NOT A DOCTOR), Lexapro affects Seratonin levels which is also what is affected...
    ... longer look forward to anything. My doc has me on lexapro , but I don't feel better. I am past the w/d stages ... if it will pass. Thank you and god bless... Is lexapro and antidepressant? If so, give it time to work. ...

  42. Please can anyone HELP-Can't get off Suboxone
    ... ending it when you went to 5 days.My doc put me on lexapro in case I get depressed. I take that a multi vitamin...

  43. Husand doing well in recovery but no sex drive
    ... months but I am still sort of concerned. He also takes Lexapro now and his doctor told him it wasn't that. Any thoughts...
    ... doing so well. From everything I have heard or read lexapro can defiantely effect sex drive. Are you seeing a...
    ... Lexapro makes it very difficult to ejaculate for most men ... side effects but its not the same class of meds that Lexapro is.Good Luck and be patient....
    ... Lexapro makes it very difficult to ejaculate for most men ... side effects but its not the same class of meds that Lexapro is.Good Luck and be patient. I agree. Wellbutrin...
    ... responses. I have really suspected it might be the Lexapro from what I have read about the side effects. I will...

  44. Dallas.............................
    ... three scripts my addictionologist has me on is 1. Lexapro (just 5mgs), 2. Wellbutrin (low on that one, too...

  45. Cannot sleep w/out Ambien
    ... Well, I take Lexapro as well, and i have these weird muscle twitches only ... what I plan to di is slowly get off the Ambien and Lexapro and be completely drug free. I may not sleep so good...

  46. How to come off antidepressant?
    ... have a thread devoted specifically to coming off the lexapro . (I am currently weaning off of it). Good luck!...

  47. Does it ever end? I'm so tired and want it to end so bad!
    ... had to start councelling and taking klonopin oh and lexapro to help me get through it i also took trazadone for...

  48. An important suggestion
    ... Celexa...I have been thinking of trying Calexa or Lexapro ..I had my first appt. with this new psychiatrist...

  49. Need advice ASAP! I am freaking out
    ... nightmares. Second, they put me on depakote, zyprexa, and lexapro to compensate. Another horrible experience. Felt like ... think I am experiencing the same thing now with the Lexapro . At first I felt real sick coming off it and then...
    ... ve had experience with all of the above except for Lexapro . I've had similar anti-depressants and I can tell...

  50. To Banker
    ... have started around the same time) and I also take Lexapro . I've seen you post several times about your weight...

  51. I seriously fear I am losing my mind
    ... the hospital they had me on depakote, zyprexa, and lexapro . Well, I HATED being on these meds. They just made ... was difficult for about a week. I am on day 16 of Lexapro withdrawal. I have had the bouts of flu-like symptoms...

  52. Thoughts/Experiences on Wellbutrin,SSRIs,etc
    ... that much with the depression. Dr. wanted me to take Lexapro & Wellb. together, cuz she said lexapro is for anxiety...

  53. New Doc (how much control? sub, antidepressants)
    ... his horrible reaction to the SSRIs, I still take my lexapro every single day and just had a raise in dosage three...

  54. Marcia...
    ... to a horrid reaction to SSRIs(prozac, effexor and lexapro ) he cannot take any antidepressants to help him through...

  55. methadone -- addicted again? how fast? pleasse help.
    ... trying a million meds, we eventually settled on 20 mgs Lexapro (antidepressant) and 4 mgs Ativan a day. I abused...

  56. Just checking on you, Banker!
    ... of days- not good- but better!) I am taking 10mg Lexapro and 150mg of Wellbutrin XL! So, we'll see? Again...

  57. John 3:16- Ur Question Re: Anti Depress
    ... Effexor. He has tried paxal, zoloft, wellb., and Im on Lexapro . Effexor is sopose to have no sexual side effects...
    ... yesterday but doesn't want to change my medication ( Lexapro ) until I have my ultrasound in July to determine what...
    ... xanex will make you feel zombie-ish. I take 10 mg Lexapro every morning for the past 5 months. I remember when...
    ... there) was my psychiatrist. He also prescribed my Lexapro two years ago- he is who I went to in tears yesterday...

  58. Anyone want to hear my rehab story? (alcohol/painkillers)
    ... the fatigue, Xanax for anxiety, sleep, and I was on Lexapro already. I was "depressed" before I started abusing ... ended up with a 25 a day habit. I did start the Lexapro after my third was born, but what good did it do since...

  59. I slipped again
    ... a regiment on how to do this and a prescription of Lexapro . For those who think that 3 a day is not that...

  60. Got up the courage to tell Dr. about addiction to Soma
    ... been broken yet. I didnt even cry! I am taking 10 mg Lexapro which I think is helping. My doctor said when you ... a degen disk, it throws your seratonin off and the Lexapro helps to even it out. I have exactly 45 minutes to...

  61. Michelle
    ... steps, but, hey, I am moving, huh? :) Taking my Lexapro in the morn with the Provigal (have already halved...

  62. How are you Howard?
    ... agitation, anxiety... How long have you been on Lexapro ? I took a half a tablet once and the reaction was ... Some claim success with them. If you have been on the Lexapro for any length of time and want off, you will need ... being suicidally depressed, pre-opiates, and need the Lexapro , but if so, the spirituality you proclaim may take ... ideas. The Provigil, cannot see the point there. The Lexapro actually scares me the most of all. My case is probably...
    ... opiates attractive enough to develop an addiction if the Lexapro was serving you well. That is assuming the opiate...
    ... me into "supermom" as I was already stable on the Lexapro , but went well beyond what a normal woman was able...
    ... me into "supermom" as I was already stable on the Lexapro , but went well beyond what a normal woman was able...

  63. Responding to ya'll who responded to me on my "Day 6" thread- hit new thread- sorry!
    ... had prescribed back then for depression and anxiety ( Lexapro and Xanax). He asked me three questions regarding...

  64. Getting off of vikes again
    ... and sleep) and I was already on an anti-depressant, Lexapro , which he wanted me to stay on. Hang in there and...
    ... and sleep) and I was already on an anti-depressant, Lexapro , which he wanted me to stay on. Hang in there and ... thing! Good luck, Michelle My doctor gave me Lexapro also, which I am going to start taking, I just want...

  65. twist of fate...
    ... put me on Provigil and Neurontin. I was already on Lexapro daily and Xanax as needed which are two other things...

  66. Michelle, are you okay?
    ... Xanax (for the shakes and sleep) and I was already on Lexapro , an anti-depressant, that he told me to stay on. ...

  67. Changes/Sub
    ... reconsider taking the Effexor. I have also read where Lexapro is also another hard one to come off of. You may ... I understand these Dr's are prescribing stuff like Lexapro and Effexor and telling patients you shouldn't experience...
    ... reconsider taking the Effexor. I have also read where Lexapro is also another hard one to come off of. ****I ... I understand these Dr's are prescribing stuff like Lexapro and Effexor and telling patients you shouldn't experience...

  68. Banker...
    ... forth! The only things I am taking now are the Lexapro , Xanax (as needed- usually not daily), Neurontin,...

  69. michelle???My belle...
    ... is detoxing me at home using what I am already on- Lexapro and Xanax and he added Neurontin for stabilizing my ... moods and enhancing the Lexapro for depression and added Provigal (a stimulant) for...

  70. Twist of fate
    ... everytime i turn around you know?my dr increased my lexapro as when i went to see him,I was just soo bummed and...

  71. Question for Root!
    ... at all but then the detox doc added Zyprexa to the Lexapro and things started to move very fast from then on...

  72. hi all....
    ... felt beter. All I am taking is Celbrex for pain and Lexapro and Zyprexa for the blahs. I feel like I never took...

  73. Percocet Withdrawal
    ... violent mood swings, so my psychiatrist put me on Lexapro , and she gives me some percocets to keep me on an...

  74. To John 3:16
    ... and depresion. He said it increase the affect of the Lexapro . I think they give it to crazy people, lol. Realy...

  75. Finally getting treatment for my addicition
    ... diagnosis of Major Depression, and was prescribed Lexapro . As I stated in an earlier post, i was addicted to ... Mental Health field for 25 years. I am hoping that the Lexapro will help me with my tapering of the VPs as I need ... medication regimen. Does anyone know how/if the the Lexapro will help me on my taper? Any suggestions from all...
    ... Congratulations on taking the step to get help! The Lexapro will just help with depression and blahs- most of...
    ... euphoria. As I stated I just started today, 5/15 on the Lexapro and am still using the vps and am trying to taper...
    ... euphoria. As I stated I just started today, 5/15 on the Lexapro and am still using the vps and am trying to taper ... BLOOD PRESSURE WHICH RAISES DURING W/D BUT ONCE THE LEXAPRO KICKS IN WHICH SHOULD TAKE A COUPLE WEEKS OR MORE...
    ... treatment center if necessary. I would taper the Lexapro and get off of that brain dope too....