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  1. Hey Root!!
    ... depresed but I had the blahs and the doc put me on Lexapro . The worst thing for me was the leg thing and no enrgy ... me on small dose of zyprexa that he said helps the lexapro and boy does it ever. It has given me my enrgy back...
    ... was the way it all started for me.I am also taking Lexapro and having pretty good results with it. Well, I...

  2. Is relapse normal?
    ... that and I get these violent mood swings. Trying Lexapro to deal with that. Thanks for all the support. And...
    ... that and I get these violent mood swings. Trying Lexapro to deal with that. Thanks for all the support. And...

  3. Murphy and anyone interested abut benzos
    ... shy today - and everything from Paxil to Serzone to Lexapro , Zoloft, Prozac - every anti depp. including combos...

  4. just quit smoking pot - help.
    ... to the body over long periods of time. My mom is on Lexapro and Wellbutrin SR and I'm worried sick about how she...

  5. Lynn, Michelle, anyone else who knows about Grandma
    ... quick emotional changes. I don't know anything about Lexapro or Xanax--my drugs are Prozac and Wellbutrin--but...
    ... must be feeling. And I'm so happy for you. Is Lexapro an antidepressant? I'm really relieved that the Wellbutrin...

  6. hi danndees
    ... asking im 32 the meds im on are klonopin for anxiety, lexapro for depression and anxiety, and neurotnin for pain...

  7. Hydros and Zoloft
    ... ssris while taking methadone and started a new one lexapro during the last of my withdrawals if you start taking...
    ... want to be normal w/o the assistance of klonopin and lexapro but i just could'nt do it anymore and how will i know...

  8. checking in on deeanndees
    ... weaning off effexor with no problems and switching to lexapro i know ssris have a bad rep but i'm telling you honestly...

  9. why was my hell so long
    ... luv, rosie rosietee im only on klonopin until the lexapro hopefully kicks in and then they said the would slowly...

  10. Mood swings
    ... methadone about 3 months ago and had to start taking lexapro an antidepressant and also klonopin which im not to...

  11. have a question
    ... on other meds.... chefob im on klonopin neurontin lexapro weaning off effexor trazadone and vicodin...

  12. wish i had a time machine
    ... in there, miche miche taking neurontin klonopin lexapro trazadone weaning off effexor celbrex and vicodin ... that was it thanks for replying hopefully if the lexapro workes like it should i can eliminate the klonopin...

  13. need some info on methadone?
    ... took these for chrionic back pain right now in on lexapro trazadone neurontin vicodin again celebrex and weaning...

  14. opiate addict and medication regiment
    ... about my depression and anxiety. He perscribed me Lexapro 10mg, (note i was on zoloft 100mg for 2 yrs, with...
    ... laying around being sick and stuff. Im also on lexapro .10mg. I just started it, and i want my doc to up the ... dose. Lexapro is a revised version of celexa with less side effects...

  15. has this ever happened to anyone?
    ... of effexor 75 milligrams every other day and taking lexapro as anew one i think missing the effexor was the culprit...
    ... im down to 75mgs every other day and swithching to lexapro in the process it really did frighten me i thought...
    ... felt bad enough as it was!! I have never tried Lexapro , but it is a version of Celexa, which I did try. It...
    ... The ones I was on were Effexor, Wellbutrin, and Lexapro . I was on Effexor for about 3 weeks with no relults ... crying, freezing, burning. Then she switched me to Lexapro . I had been off of oxycontin for about 2 weeks, so...
    ... The ones I was on were Effexor, Wellbutrin, and Lexapro . I was on Effexor for about 3 weeks with no relults ... crying, freezing, burning. Then she switched me to Lexapro . I had been off of oxycontin for about 2 weeks, so...
    ... felt bad enough as it was!! I have never tried Lexapro , but it is a version of Celexa, which I did try. It ... give me a few pointers cause even on klonopin and lexapro i still have some pretty hairy moments thank kelleigh...
    ... ABOUT THE PANIC ATTACKS IM RECENTLY SWITHCHING TO LEXAPRO BEEN TAKING FOR ABOUT 3 WKS I'D HATE TO SAY IT BUT...

  16. howard 678
    ... weaning off the effexor got rid of the paxil and started lexapro 2 weeks ago my doc says once the lexapro kicks in...
    ... curb your anxiety then why does your doctor believe Lexapro will? All are SSRIs. Did you ask them? I am just curious...
    ... curb your anxiety then why does your doctor believe Lexapro will? All are SSRIs. Did you ask them? I am just curious ... some powerful stuff. i dont know why they think lexapro help they just said they've had alot of good results...

  17. Banker -- What Happened????
    ... Am I reading this right? You are taking Xanax AND Lexapro , on top of suboxone? I am assuming your sub/Xanax ... doctor is the one prescribing Lexapro ? You are taking three psychomotor impairing drugs ... take a day? Isn't 4 mg the maximum daily dose? And Lexapro ? Aren't they both for the same thing? I know Xanax...

  18. klonopin need info
    ... be GREAT! Thank you again! banker im actually on lexapro also i do have opiate cravings pretty much daily because...
    ... id be fine after 2 weeks what in dog years yeah the lexapro makes me sleepy along with the other 50 thousand others...

  19. chef i was told to talk to you
    ... and severe anxiety which now im on klonopin neurotin lexapro trazadone and celebrex and after almost 3 months im...

  20. when does it end
    ... and no self worth i am on effexor and switching to lexapro also just started klonopin which im kind of nervous...
    ... this had made it much worse and even though i'm on lexapro and klonopin i don't feel normal anymore and 3 months...
    ... down though for the past couple weeks i am still on lexapro though which i think i'll ride out for awhile cause...
    ... idepressant is gonna be the easy part before they put me on lexapro i weaned off effexor with no problems at all i know...
    ... idepressant is gonna be the easy part before they put me on lexapro i weaned off effexor with no problems at all i know...
    ... anymore and you know the rest so they switched me to lexapro i weaned off of effexor without any problems i just ... trying to tell you what to do by all means but without lexapro i still be laying on my couch in lonliness good luck...
    ... of my anxiety so i weaned off it and they put me on lexapro effexor can be a bad antidepressant for certain people...

  21. Yinsky..I need your help!
    ... I was there just to see if he would perscribe my Lexapro and Ativan. I can no longer see the psychiatrist I...

  22. Saw my sub doc today
    ... I'm a little concerned that you are on wellbutrin, lexapro , and xanax and then they want to add topamax? From ... more of a stimulant (that's what my doc told me), Lexapro is an antidepressant that also treats anxiety so maybe...

  23. getting OFF Vics after 6 months, help!
    ... Ranee, I do have a doctor helping me. I was put on Lexapro , I have been on Wellbutrin and Klonopin for a long...

  24. To Jorob and Meredith52
    ... and whatever anti-deppresant I am on at the time ( Lexapro right now, but as I said I have tried everyone both...
    ... t want to be physically dependant on anything. The lexapro is not like, say Paxil, where the withdrawal - and...

  25. Opiates and Depression
    ... The doctor seems to agree as I am taking 10 mg of Lexapro each evening. I am wondering if the feelings of depression...
    ... feel" somewhat normal again. I too, take 10mg of Lexapro at night. It isn't a miracle pill, but it helps after...

  26. New FDA Warning on 10 popular antidepressants
    ... as fluoxetine) Zoloft Paxil Luvox Celexa Lexapro Wellbutrin Effexor Serzone Remeron Something...
    ... took him off of the prozac immediately and started on lexapro .after only a few days with out the high dose of prozac ... pretty good right now,but after about a year on the lexapro , he started to become more depressed and anxious.as ... drugs or just his body make up.I myself, am taking lexapro and haven't really had any sort of problems with it ... about a change.since my son was doing so well on the lexapro at the time,I asked him to switch me to that,and yes ... seeing a wonderful therepist.My son sees her too.the lexapro is still working.and considering what I have been...

  27. Root
    ... decision to. So I have a pain medcine and a pill call Lexapro and Celbrex. Then I have to see the physcal therpist...
    ... ever met. My doc put me on a narcotic, celbrex and lexapro . We agree this will be a one month to see how it goes...

  28. Made it thru the weekend!
    ... compulsive. I was put on prozac which I hated then Lexapro which was o.k. I just felt kindof out of it on them...

  29. Finally asking for help...
    ... appointment. I have been on several anti-depressants and Lexapro (what I take now.....and Banker takes this, too) works...

  30. (This ought to be a good one) Do I need a Xanax?
    ... am taking about 4mgs every other day. I also take Lexapro daily and supposed to take Xanax three times a day...
    ... am taking about 4mgs every other day. I also take Lexapro daily and supposed to take Xanax three times a day...

  31. please help-- adderall amphetamine addiction withdraw
    ... and a addiction specialist he has me on 10 mg. of lexapro and blood pressure meds which my blood pressure is...
    ... if i am replying the right way, I have been on lexapro since i was in intensive care, he had me at 20mg. ... an hour. He then told me that he thought the lexapro was not doing anything and that he wanted me to stop ... at first so i took her advice. I tried to stop the lexapro but stopping it made me almost sick physically dizzy...

  32. Yinsky
    ... woulda chewed ativan like candy... banker, yes lexapro can have very sedating properties. combined with ... irritability and moodiness. how long have you been on the lexapro ? does it trully elevate your mood or simply make...
    ... Banker, How many mgs of the Lexapro do you take? I am on that on back to 4mgs of sub ... too! :) Get back to me when you can about the Lexapro - how long have you been on that and do you feel it...
    ... :) Michelle Oh, Banker, I take 20 mgs of Lexapro ...wonder why I can't sleep at night? Just when I...

  33. Klonopin help...please.
    ... even at the low dose it is. She tried putting me on Lexapro (SSRI) last week, which I was leary of since I really ... disliked Paxil. Well I disliked Lexapro even more, as it made me throw up for 5 hrs after...
    ... well) I had to be put back on an anti-depressant ( Lexapro ) which works well for me but did nothing for my anxiety...

  34. just a benzo now and then?
    ... breakdown while on it and once we switched him to lexapro (just like his mommy)he started doing better.but he ... that in this instance the trazadone also enhances the lexapro .You maybe would only need the trazadone or if you ... the depression itself with say something like the lexapro , his insomnia might just go away on its own.I know ... made alot of progress with her and is still on the lexapro and takes his trazadone everynight before bed.it is...

  35. Rosie? NeverAgain? BlueJulie? Lisa?
    ... too, thinking the hydro's were just "wiping out" my Lexapro and my addictionalogist said that that is not altogether...

  36. eleven days clean, I'm losing my mind
    ... there are so many different options, i've been on lexapro with numerous other medications and lexapro had worked...

  37. oxycontin
    ... off they put me on Effexor, then Wellbutrin, then Lexapro one day right after the other when I started to have...

  38. NA Newbie - Meds?
    ... ADHD, Agoraphobia, PTSD. I am now on meds including lexapro and dexedrine. I know a lot of people in NA are against...
    ... some kind of anti depressant,so I don't think the lexapro will be an issue.But just go.You will be very glad...

  39. Question - X Suboxone Users
    ... NA would not view me as clean since I am still on Lexapro and Xanax (very seldom though). But I imagine I'll ... have to be on my Lexapro for awhile and that's okay with me. I don't understand...

  40. Time is standing still
    ... once before ) I better prepared myself and upped my Lexapro some and I think that is helping with the overwhelming...

  41. Another Question
    ... well mentally, is that I was prepared in taking the Lexapro beforehand. If you can get through the next couple...

  42. 397 posts,3 more and ill have 400
    ... Do you know about the sub? My sub doctor upped my Lexapro while on the sub??? Michelle...

  43. is it safe to take benzo's while on anti depressants
    ... i just was prescribed lexapro but its giving me panic attacks. i have valium and ... xanax and was wondering if i can take these with the lexapro (is it safe?) i was told that the anxiety will pass ... after taking lexapro for a couple weeks but i need some relief for right...
    ... valium and xanax....everyone is different and the lexapro could metabolize differently in your system....i know...
    ... My psychiatrist prescribes me Lexapro and Xanax, but like Chef said, he knows all my history...
    ... if your lexapro is doing that then call your doc ASAP. does he know...

  44. Root, Are you lurking and Okay?
    ... not having depression too bad, because I started the Lexapro when I started the sub. SO, that may be something...
    ... not having depression too bad, because I started the Lexapro when I started the sub. SO, that may be something...
    ... of like you were describing. You may want to try LEXAPRO or WELLBUTRIN. I just think you are going to need...

  45. Lomotil..tell me what you know about it!!..
    ... now. Her therapist prescribes her; Zanax, Geodon, Lexapro , Sonota, and occasionally Ambien. Her regular dr. ... and Vioxx. She has only been taking the Geodon, Lexapro , Sonota, and Ambien for a little over a year. During...

  46. I'm new, kicking hydro
    ... straight, lol. I forgot to note I just started taking lexapro for depression. I don't know If I am legitamately...
    ... change with time, I'm sure. to cope, I filled my lexapro the day I decided to stop (even though it won't kick...

  47. Feel Worse Than Ever
    ... am so ready for a happy, healthy life. I do take Lexapro for depression and ofcourse, the Xanax, as needed...
    ... deal with my depression issues. I don't know if the Lexapro is helping (been on nine months) or it may once I...
    ... need that more, in addition to an anti-depressant, Lexapro , so after running into a brick wall with another addictiona...

  48. Dexedrine ruined me!
    ... not big on ANY kind of medicine I am on 10 mg. of lexapro which is nothing and I dont think it does anything...

  49. "new" to this bored
    ... anxiety. I have an opiate addiction and am now on Lexapro (for depression) daily and Xanax (for anxiety attacks...

  50. Suboxone fears
    ... sound good today and I am glad for you. I, too, am on Lexapro . I can't tell if it is helping or not. Your decision...

  51. checkin' on michelle
    ... depression, my mother, my brother, and me. I take Lexapro daily and Xanax as needed. I have gotten alot of...

  52. friday and torture
    ... I get further away from my relapse day. I started Lexapro 10mg today and the doc says that he is very optimistic...

  53. Mental Cravings
    ... use of an SSRI - the one that works best for me is lexapro , but you really have to go by trial and error (at ... taken just about all of them for a period of time - lexapro just seems to work the best.) I also see a psychotherapi...

  54. extasy and Lsd questions
    ... feeling. A lot of people complain about SSRI's (Prozac, Lexapro , Paxil etc...) but in this case it is worth a shot...

  55. Information on Prozac tapering?
    ... taking these types of drugs immediately. I did once, ( Lexapro ), and felt really bad and had to get back on it. ...

  56. Well...I just need to get this out!
    ... She is seeing a therapist that prescribes her Zanax, Lexapro , Serzone, and sleeping pills all at the same time...
    ... She is seeing a therapist that prescribes her Zanax, Lexapro , Serzone, and sleeping pills all at the same time...

  57. I need your opinions
    ... will sleep for days. Topomax (for headaches I guess) Lexapro (He quit taking this because he says he isn't depressed...
    ... will sleep for days. Topomax (for headaches I guess) Lexapro (He quit taking this because he says he isn't depressed...
    ... ok, as far as the Zyprexa and the Lexapro go they are very new medications. Zyprexa is an ...
    ... depressant work better. (He was on Zoloft, and switched to Lexapro , but stopped taking it because he "isn't depressed...

  58. addiction related depression
    ... and possibly changing your anti-depressant? I take Lexapro and am doing well on that, but it took "playing around...

  59. Haven't taken my subutex today...what do ya'll think?
    ... sharing your thoughts with me. I am taking 20 mgs of Lexapro . I responded to one of your post several days ago...

  60. Lisa?
    ... possibly get on an anti-depressant- a mild one, like Lexapro or something, may help you with the depression quicker...

  61. Withdrawal Help
    ... with the depression. I was on a anti-depressant, Lexapro , also, and my doctor said it will give me a little...
    ... to take one but ever other day because I am now on Lexapro but I know I am dependent on them because I am withdrawing...

  62. Tofranil and Subutex
    ... days and then dropped me to 8mgs and also prescriped Lexapro for depression. I, like you, am a very anxious person...

  63. SUBOXONE AND LITHIUM OROTATE
    ... hello dustin, I was on lithum with lexapro , I also had good feeling, I then had whiplash injury ... or any other pain killer. so at present I'm taking lexapro but also antiflamortorys and sometimes vicadin. What...

  64. New member. Great Site!!!
    ... shrink and he put me on Wellbutrin SR twice a day, and Lexapro once a day. I don't know what this crap does, but...

  65. WannaBnormal
    ... Dr. (the one who gave me the subutex) started me on Lexapro and It had too many side effects for me. Now he wants...
    ... time, and it sucked coming off of it. But I now have Lexapro and I absolutely love it. No side effects whatsoever...

  66. After Withdrawal......Any Advice?
    ... alprazalom (xanax) per day. My doctor suggested I take lexapro . Has anyone got first hand advice on this chemical ... a person would not addict to xanax. At any rate, lexapro info/advice/input will be greatly appreciated. Hope...

  67. A question for Philster
    ... Psychopharmacologist today, and he wants me to start on Lexapro for a week and next Friday if all goes well, he'll...

  68. Question about anti-depressants
    ... effexor), Some are very specific for serotonin ( lexapro ); while others are specific to a few neurotransmitters...

  69. Checking up on people!
    ... pretty good. I've started taking an anti-depressant, Lexapro . I just felt like I couldn't fight this depression...

  70. sueadams - HopeForToday - SincerelyReallyStupid
    ... more (not an easy task on the weekends). I also take Lexapro - 20mg per day. sueadams - thank you so much for...

  71. Is ritalin safe?
    ... therapists and Dr.'s since last June. I have been taking lexapro for months and it keeps my spirits up, but it doesn ... my depression is gone, he doesn't want to stop the lexapro (and neither do I because, well... I like being happy...

  72. Antidepressants, Meth & Pot
    ... to see yesterday has prescribed the antidepressant Lexapro for his meth and pot abuse. He has tried several times...

  73. What am i doing to myself?
    ... swollen and puffy and in general, I'm a mess. I was on lexapro ..didn't work. I just got a script for prozac .. something...

  74. withdraws
    ... light and sounds, an djust feeling depreesed. I am on Lexapro for depression but I still do not feel the same with...
    ... gradually learn to create the calming chemicals again. The lexapro might be irritating an already over-stimulated CNS...

  75. Effexor Withdrawals- Need HELP Now!!
    ... been using welbutrin and has tried a couple before, lexapro and some other drug. Thes have not been working well...
    ... well for those who don't respond to SSRIs (prozac, lexapro , etc)...it is not an SSRI, it does other activity...
    ... I was having anxiety issues so they switched me to lexapro . Has she tried any of the herbal supplements like...