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  1. xanax,lexapro & memory problems
    ... does anyone have this proplem? i have been on lexapro 10mg, & xanax .25 for 2 years for gad. lately it seems ... meds? also can someone tell me if i should take the lexapro at nite or morning. thanks...
    ... I take 20 mg lexapro and .5 mg xanax. I have found that the lexapro works...
    ... for years & haven't had a problem with it. i take my lexapro in the am too & the xanax in the evening....

  2. Alcohol and Lexapro & Klonopin (Bad idea to mix this stuff?)
    ... I noticed that while on Lexapro alcohol hits me twice as hard. One drink feels like...
    ... the alcohol hits harder than usual when taking the Lexapro . I have been on Klonopin for over a year and I guess...

  3. Scared to start antidepressant
    ... at all. In fact, you'll feel worse. I started on Lexapro and yes the stomach issues are not fun. Your experience...

  4. Lexapro? Do I need to up my dose?
    ... I started Lexapro on June 17th and just now starting to feel some relief...
    ... went to the Dr yesterday and we are going increase my Lexapro to 10mg starting tomorrow. We will see how that works ... that but she wants me to stay the course with the Lexapro /Klonopin combo for now. My brother had a lot of success...

  5. klonopin causing depression?
    ... Klopopin alone has stopped working for me (I just started Lexapro ) that anxiety alone can cause depression because you...

  6. Have you lost your confidence?
    ... but it's real. My counselor just started me on Lexapro last Tues (5mg) and then I take the Klonopin at night ... does the trick. I think, maybe, not sure that the Lexapro is working. It might be too soon to tell. Only a week...
    ... tried zoloft (which actually worked) and recently lexapro (which made me a bit manic) and I have xanax in my...

  7. xanax xr for anxiety/panic disorder
    ... but that is not effective anymore. So, we are tying Lexapro . So far it's not too bad. Few side-effects but I am ... help reduce any axniety that might be induced by the Lexapro . My Dr told me that sometimes your anxiety might get ... worse when you first start Lexapro . I know when I tried Prozac it was HORRIBLE!! I am ... hopeful that Lexapro does the trick. You might look into it. I have not...
    ... I've tried lexapro in the past, and it was great for my anxiety. After...
    ... But, I was just too sleepy on it. So, now I take Lexapro with Klonopin at night. It's been a little over a...

  8. Can Anyone Help Reassure Me That I Am Not Dying?
    ... seems to be a big trigger for me right now. If the Lexapro doesn't help I seriously might have to look for another...

  9. worried about anxiety symptoms
    ... do believe it is caused by anxiety. I am hoping the lexapro I just started will take this away....

  10. side effects of klonopin.
    ... and has started to lose it's effect. I just started Lexapro this week for anxiety but am still taking klonipin ... at night to help with side effects of lexapro (dr recommended I do this)....

  11. I am going crazy, Do I need to go back on Meds HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... I have been off lexapro since April, I take Xanax twice a day, I started to...
    ... If I go back on Lexapro will it take 6 weeks again to kick in? will it cause...
    ... Why don't you try another med other than Lexapro . I have tried many and the least of the weight gain ... was Zoloft. Lexapro was my worst. If you are having those thoughts...

  12. Did anyone ever get this during an anxiety attack?(has to do with your eyes)
    ... convinced that it is anxiety related. I just started Lexapro on Tues. I am on a very low dose 5mg. I also take ... eyes just in the last few days already being in the lexapro and the twitching I had over my left eye is gone....

  13. xanax xr anxiety does it help testimonials
    ... suddenly over 7 months ago. My Dr. prescribed xanax with Lexapro . The Lexapro was a nightmare I had muscle twitches ... sleep and it did nothing for the anxiety. I am off the Lexapro but still take the xanax XR twice a day. I still have...

  14. Horrible anxiety when something happens, anyone else?
    ... My Doctor put me on Lexapro and I also take lorazepam when it gets really bad ... , I am waiting for the lexapro to kick in but I have only been on it for 6 days....

  15. First day of Lexapro--help!
    ... taking almost daily to cope. My doc prescribed 10mg of Lexapro and I took the first pill last night. I got up to ... function? And has anyone gotten good relief from Lexapro ? I am sick of living my life in fear of anxiety attacks...
    ... I have been on lexapro for almost a month now. Had the same symptoms as...
    ... thanks all! i was told the lexapro is better than celexa, which is why i went on that...
    ... to gradually stop the ativan completely. On the lexapro v. celexa discussion. I have a friend who takes lexapro ... Like I said, my friend has been doing fine on the lexapro and she lost that foggy, spacey, tired feeling after...
    ... spacey, nauseous. I am thinking of stopping the Lexapro and going on Celexa instead because it did help me...
    ... go for it. I personally liked Celexa better than Lexapro . Lexapro was too strong for me. But everyone reacts...
    ... Lexapro must be pretty strong because I am only on 5mg. I ... and or possible insomnia you can get at first with Lexapro . I imagine the combination of both the klonopin and ... Lexapro could be making me tired as well. I have never really ... day I am a zoombie for several hours. I really hope Lexapro does the trick. I tried Prozac over a year ago and...
    ... I was on 5mg Lexapro for 3 weeks. Horrible side effects for the first two ... reclaiming my territory :) Yes, the first two weeks on Lexapro make you feel like you're starting over. Not just...
    ... I really hope the Lexapro does the trick. The side effects have been tolerable...

  16. nervous breakdown?? bi-polar??
    ... that would treat both the anxiety and depression like Lexapro , or Paxil. I'm on Paxil it treats both the anxiety...
    ... wasn't really there. wangela67...i had been on lexapro for 3yrs and may 20, he took me off lexapro and started...
    ... three different SSRIs (two different Zoloft trials, Lexapro , and Prozac), and I've also been through three rounds...

  17. I think it is rearing its head this time the symptoms are different
    ... ve tried and given up (due to weight gain alone): Lexapro , Zoloft, Elavil, and I've also tried the Xanax as...

  18. anxiaty attack and panic attack
    ... symptom is chest pain it drives me crazy. I stopped the lexapro because I did not want to gain any weight, I take ... it isnt working anymore. I may have to go back on lexapro and change from xanax to something else that will...

  19. Has anyone lost weight due to anxiety?
    ... brain is not making serotonin or enough of it and the lexapro is fot that...it made sense to me...i have known this...

  20. How do antidepressant medications like Zoloft or Lexapro cause weight gain?
    ... gained 35 pounds in a year and a half since taking Lexapro and I HAVE NOT eaten more food than before, in fact ... diary, switched Dr.'s and now finally am going off the Lexapro , which is tough for me because the Lexapro really...
    ... I was on Lexapro last year and it seemed to put weight on me. Then ... off. I was also on Remeron part of the time I was on Lexapro . After I stopped the Remeron I lost a little weight ... medication will react with your body chemistry. Oh and the Lexapro just stopped working so of course the Pdoc wanted...
    ... meds I took I gained weight except for Zoloft. Lexapro - 30 pounds in 2 months. Working out didn;t change ... meds will gain weight. Some won't. My friend is on Lexapro and hasn't gained an ounce. Just a quick note...
    ... [QUOTE=j2006;3608120] Lexapro - 30 pounds in 2 months. Working out didn;t change...

  21. What scares you the most?
    ... to bed for fear of dying in my sleep........been on lexapro for years....got off of it,,,just recently went back...

  22. Been a while since I have been here need help please
    ... half, I thought I was doing good, took myself off of Lexapro a few months back was on paxil until I gained too ... much weight so went to lexapro , came off of xanax until recently, I have been working...

  23. Scrips and GAD
    ... put on Effexor as was my sister, and I was put on Lexapro for the first time when I was 27. I got heavy despite...

  24. Celexa Withdraw....very irritable!!!
    ... deal. I have been on Celexa for 2 years, was on Lexapro for two years prior (and I have gained 50 pounds)...

  25. Does prozac increase anxiety at first?
    ... of mine has just begun to feel better after taking Lexapro for just over 3 months, so they certainly took a long...

  26. Buspar with Lexapro or after Lexapro?
    ... I was on lexapro and buspar. I am now taking celexa and buspar. I...
    ... change to citralopram, this is basicly the same as lexapro , but is generic.... kmart pharmacies will do 3 months...
    ... I have been on Lexapro for about 4 years. It is expensive and there is no...
    ... My doc put me on Lexapro and Buspar last week (finally decided I needed help ... after the first few days (on 5mg twice a day). The lexapro on the other hand..yowza, but also better after 8...

  27. Lexapro questions
    ... got worse before it started getting better. I am on Lexapro now and the first couple of days I took it my anxiety ... side effects. Did your doctor who prescribed the Lexapro give you any idea of what they might be?...
    ... hi i have been on lexapro 2 years now . the doctor started me of on 10mg a day...
    ... I have been on Lexapro for a long time! Remember that it takes a good 3...
    ... Hi fernee, I too just started on Lexapro last Wednesday (5mg). Oh my goodness did it make ... on Buspar so I can work through the adjustment to Lexapro because she knew the first few weeks would be really...
    ... was just wondering how you are getting on with the lexapro are they making you feel any better:)...
    ... checking in too :) I'm now at about week 3 of the Lexapro /Buspar regimen. HUGE difference too. Side effects ... Take care and glad to hear we're both improving! Yeah Lexapro ! (if you can get through the first 3 weeks)...
    ... that but my lyme doctor is the one who put me on the lexapro so I feel that a therapist should be involved should...
    ... a couple months back and am discouraged. I started Lexapro on Friday - 6 days ago and don't feel any different...
    ... couple of weeks of taking an AD. I'm about to start Lexapro tomorrow. Wish me luck! The stomach stuff will pass...

  28. Saw a psychiatrist yesterday
    ... right. 20 mg of of celexa is equivalent to 10mg of lexapro . It is all in the meds. Godbless...

  29. switching meds
    ... I've been on Lexapro a little over a year and it's worked great but i've ... weight so she switched me to Prozac. I'm still on the Lexapro 10mg and i'm going to start the Prozac in a few days ... . She told me to just replace the 10mg Lexapro with 20mg Prozac and I shouldnt have any side effects ... just worried that I would get withdrawals from the Lexapro . Has anyone ever done this? Did you start the Prozac...

  30. Second day on Zoloft
    ... have an initial break in period. I went directly from Lexapro to Zoloft and felt better in days. I never had any ... Zoloft but it may be because I went straight from the Lexapro . You are on a pretty low dose so it may be anxiety ... look it up. I did experience nausea when I started Lexapro , it just did not help my depression and anxiety....

  31. Buspar for anxiety
    ... it is health anxiety. I am currently on 10mg/day lexapro , and have been taking .5mg klonopin as needed, but ... take any more benzos. And I want to taper off the lexapro because it is causing me sexual side effects. My...
    ... Your situation is MUCH like mine. I was on 20mg of Lexapro and taking buspar as well. I HATE the side effects ... of Lexapro , so I have been weening down that dosage (with doc ... Buspar, but I am a bit scared to be 100% off of Lexapro . Anyway, I LOVE Buspar. It works very well for...

  32. Advice for generalized/social anxiety
    ... but it is very difficult for me. I was recently on Lexapro and didn't like the side effects, plus it really wasn...
    ... Lexapro never helped with my anxiety. I have chronic pain ... I have been on Wellbutrin, Geodon, Lamictal, and Lexapro ... my doctor told me Lexapro would help... which it...

  33. what is the thruth on lexapro
    ... and some say it doesn't is SSRIs (such as Lexapro ) affect every person differently. One person could ... take Lexapro and not gain a pound. Another person could take Lexapro...
    ... oral antihperglycemic drug) concurrently with the Lexapro and those patients did not gain weight. There is even...
    ... Ok, so if you put on 5 pounds while on lexapro , then you diet and excerise. Can you take it off? ... countless people say even after they STOPPED taking lexapro they could NOT lose the weight? So how I could even...
    ... I have stayed with that way of eating while taking Lexapro and I have maintained my weight. Hope that helps...
    ... I was on lexapro for 3 weeks and I lost 9 pounds. Switched to celexa ... contains the same ingredient, and gained it back. Lexapro was to stimulating for me. I take buspar for anxiety...
    ... a variety of AD's over the past few years. Paxil, Lexapro and now Zoloft. I am about 20 lbs lighter now than ... pros and cons. Do you feel better/happier on the Lexapro ? If so, an extra 5 pounds may be worth it. Best...
    ... Hello Verysad. I was on lexapro a couple of years ago for about two years. I had never ... before. I really didn't make the connection to the lexapro for a while since I had other stressed in my life ... with no luck. I was just suddenly not hungry anymore. Lexapro helped a lot with my depression and anxiety, but the...
    ... are eating more or moving around less, not because Lexapro miraculously makes fat out of thin air. If you...

  34. switching from effexor xr to prozac
    ... i was on 75mg of effexor and switched to lexapro 10mg, took 37.5mg of effexor and the lexapro same ... time for 2 weeks then just lexapro for 2 weeks then 20mg of lexapro didnt have no problems...

  35. Needed: Miracle Drug for Anxiety
    ... medicaion that aids both. That medication is Lexapro . Anyone have any experience this pill? (10...
    ... Lexapro is a newer form of celexa. It is an ssri. I tried ... lexapro but it was to stimulating for me. So I am on a small...

  36. Panic attack symptom: burning back...Please answer!
    ... when you are having a panic attack? I went off my Lexapro for two weeks and now I am back on the med. But I ... down. I am wondering how long it will take for the Lexapro to get back to normal levels and the panic attacks...

  37. Would you guys help me if I try another SSRI??
    ... only just begun to feel a lot better after taking Lexapro for 3 months! Another lady I know said it was 6 months...

  38. Wellbutrin for Anxiety
    ... helped me take off half of the weight I put on while on Lexapro , so I like that. It has SIGNIFICANTLY increased my...
    ... Cipralex is Lexapro. My son was on just Lexapro and it made him too lethargic, so his doctor added ... Wellbutrin and he's doing lots better! He's on 20 Lexapro and 150 wellbutrin. Lexapro/Cipralex does have some...

  39. 6th Day Off Lexapro...Help!
    ... and it's great because I myself just quit 5mg of Lexapro 4 days ago. I have been on it for almost 2 years...
    ... I am on Lexapro 10 mg and have been on 20 mg before. I got off completely...
    ... to let people who posted that things are OK now off Lexapro . Today is day 10. I just put my mind to it that enuf...
    ... glad to hear you made it to your 10th day off Lexapro without any issues. I've been on Lexapro for about...
    ... prescription for celexa last week. It is similiar to Lexapro . I took one pill and hours later felt TERRIABLE! I...

  40. New here -questions about side affects of Zoloft
    ... hyper sensitive to these SSRI's and am now going off Lexapro because afther the Zoloft experience I was on Paxil ... and gained 60 freaking pounds. Once I am off this Lexapro I will continue to deal with anxiety (I never had...

  41. Lexapro Question
    ... i just started lexapro , but my sister took it and said 4 to 6 weeks and...

  42. Zoloft Side Effects Question
    ... hours felt so much better...I shortly after started Lexapro and it works so much better. SOmetimes you have to...

  43. a thanks to all who helped me start paxil
    ... thinking of either upping it to 10mg or switching to Lexapro . The only problem with my doing either of these things...

  44. How to stop Lexapro?
    ... problem getting off of it, that is a very low dosage for Lexapro ... I was on 20mg and my doctor said I could quit ...
    ... paxil for a year gained way too much weight started lexapro a month ago and decided enough was enough, I would...

  45. Hopefully someone can relate...
    ... see someone. The psychiatrist put me on 10mg of Lexapro , and gave me a script for .5mg of Xanax to take as ... about a month. Went back to see him, he bumped up my Lexapro to 20mg, and I continued to see him from November ... later I miscarried....but I never went back on the Lexapro . From October - March I gained almost 20 lbs. I'm ... not sure if it was from the Lexapro , but I've heard from many people that it can make ... t for another 3 weeks. Since I've been off of the Lexapro I have felt horrible. I am constantly light-headed ... ever was. I still have a script and refills for my Lexapro , but I'm hesitant to take it. I have to ration out...
    ... similar to me. I spent 3 mos not taking medicine ( lexapro ) and just had this fear of dying. I couldn't sleep ... because Ididn't believe them) told me to take the Lexapro and if it didn't help then maybe there was something...

  46. Need advice-Paxil&wellbutrin or Lexapro?
    ... Hi, I myself have not been on wellbutrin or lexapro , just starting paxil. Not sure if this will be of ... any help but my sister was on lexapro and also got sleepy, she didnt gain the weight like...

  47. Has anyone NOT gained weight while they were on Zoloft ???
    ... had even less of an appetite than I did on Paxil and Lexapro . I just don't get hungry and wonder if it's from the...

  48. effexor & sexual side effects
    ... with this med (and all drugs I have tried, remeron, lexapro etc) i get sexual side effects where I cannot achieve...
    ... possibility of going on Wellbutrin... I was taking Lexapro and had the same problem with my sex drive ( I am...

  49. Paxil start up ,,, Im having panic attacks
    ... having headaches and its driving me nuts. I have tried lexapro made me hyper , effexor was like being in a black...
    ... starting with a full dose of 10 mg of paxil or 5 mg of Lexapro definitely must be fairly close to taking some pretty...
    ... panic attacks. They dont get it. My daughter is on lexapro and she said she never had any effects when starting...
    ... if you don't take it this long. Have you tried Lexapro ? If I were you I would ask for the Lexapro instead ... . I've heard good things about Lexapro and it is weight neutral and newer, cleaner drug than...

  50. Stopping lexapro
    ... i had to stop taking lexapro due to the side effects. swelling of my face throat...
    ... I was prescribed lexapro because of anxiety. The causes of my anxiety are no ... longer with me(feeling alone etc). When I was taking lexapro I was fortunate and had no side effects (except weight...
    ... i was on lexapro because they thought i had seizures that were caused ... by anxiety but turns out lexapro was making me have worse ones along with the side...
    ... Just a follow-up from stopping lexapro . I lost 5lbs in 8 days since stopping lexapro. No...

  51. What is the best SSRI in your opinion????
    ... I like Lexapro . It worked very well for me, and I did not experience ... any ill side effects. Lexapro is sort of out of my budget now, and in consultation...
    ... I've taken Paxil, Lexapro and Zoloft. The Paxil worked great for my anxiety ... but then I became very depressed. Dr switched me to Lexapro , which I tried for 2 months and actually felt worse...

  52. How long does it take to feel better after going back on meds?
    ... attacks. I believe in the US Cipralex is marketed as Lexapro . Good luck to all!...

  53. Is this anxiety?????
    ... that means). My GP thinks it anxiety and put me on Lexapro (which is making me fuzzy and I yawn alot) and told...

  54. Question about valium...
    ... to try the valium for anxiety is because I did try Lexapro , but the side effects were just too much too handle...

  55. Anxiety gone Wild
    ... himself the anxiety I was having. He prescribed Lexapro ( which I have taken before ) , so I went home and ... feared I was becoming a bit psychotic. I stopped the Lexapro .....I felt it was making it worse..Has anyone else...

  56. When anxiety attacks the relationship
    ... to, someone objective. The meds my p-doc put me on, lexapro , wellbutrin and klonopin, aren't helping too much...

  57. Celexa Question
    ... you dont have to deal with side effects. I now take lexapro . Been on SSRI's for over a year.;)...

  58. SSRI side-effect question
    ... Did anyone taking an SSRI (I started Lexapro last week) have night sweats associated with use?...
    ... Oh yes! No worries :) I have taken Lexapro for 7 years and it DOES definitely cause the night...
    ... glad to help you in any way since I have been on lexapro for many years now :)...

  59. Recently quit Zoloft
    ... on an SSRI than stop, I understand as I am taking lexapro and trying to come off after taking paxil for over ... anxiety worsened when I came off paxil, I went to lexapro because I heard it wasnt a weight gainer, all these...

  60. Seems I can't tolerate the SSRIs. Anyone else been like this?
    ... friend who's now going into her 6th week of taking Lexapro , and today she said she was still suffering extreme...
    ... the trick for her. Another lady, who's now been on Lexapro for over 6 weeks told me she was STILL suffering from...

  61. has anyone had weight gain with Xanax?
    ... Yeah, I take Lexapro too....
    ... Klonopin and it caused me to gain weight. If you are on Lexapro that can cause weight as well....

  62. Paxil to Lexapro any advice on this?
    ... while and then went off of it for a year. I then tried Lexapro and I found it was like a major stimulant. My anxiety ... would be very curious to see how you react to the Lexapro after being on paxil as I have read of a number of ... always been into sports. Please let me know how the lexapro goes....
    ... know how you feel. I am on Zoloft and I am going on Lexapro next week too. I'll also let you know If I feel any...
    ... I have been on lexapro for about 4 years now, and it has worked wonders for ... has just switched to cymbalta...het doctor told her lexapro will make you gain. I hear some people do and some...

  63. Xanax & eyes?
    ... anxiety, maybe a different type of med is in order, like lexapro or paxil etc. Do you have constant anxiety or does...

  64. Clearly Communicating to Doc
    ... depression. I took medication through some of it, such as Lexapro , but really never stuck with anything. I was thought ... I was prescribed Klonipin(this was while I was on Lexapro ), but that really didn't seem to do much for my anxiousness...

  65. hey guys, now I'm REALLY confused!!!!
    ... the best for anxiety (funny that, I had heard it was Lexapro ......oh well!). Anyway, I did have Lustral a while...

  66. Xanax ????????
    ... ??? PLEASE................I am also on 20 mgs of Lexapro ..........
    ... meds after I replied. ok, how long have you been on Lexapro ?...
    ... Yes, Lexapro 20mgs....
    ... was on Effexor, and was taken off that and moved to Lexapro ........
    ... still that bad and the Xanax isnt working it maybe the lexapro not working as well. What does your doctor say about ... it? They may increase the dosage on lexapro ....
    ... He has said somethng about increasing the lexapro to 30 mgs. I have yet to do so. Think I should...

  67. Need help and advice
    ... the last 10 years it has gotten worse. I have took Lexapro , which helped for awhile. Then, recently I was put...

  68. Paxil
    ... There are others out there to try. My mom takes Lexapro and her doctor informed her that Lexapro has less...

  69. effexor
    ... last 2 months, so doctor want to take me off and try lexapro 10mg she told me to take 37.5 mg of effexor with a ... lexapro for a week and then just lexapro does anyone know if thats enough time to wean off...
    ... thanks everyone for the reply, im on day four with 10mg lexapro and 37.5mg effexor so far all i had was a headach...

  70. Any men on Cialis, Viagra for SSRI related sexual disfunction?
    ... No problem at all with me. I take lexapro 10 mg. I started taking 20 mg of cialis. It worked...

  71. what anti-anxiety med to try
    ... For anti-anxiety, I was put on Lexapro , about 4 years ago. I took a long time to think about ... to start taking something, and my doctor put me on Lexapro . I took it for about a year, and then went off it ... The day I gave birth to my second son, I started lexapro again, and that was 2 years ago. I am still on 10 ... everybody is different. Another great thing about lexapro is it does not take 4-6 weeks like the others do,...

  72. Health Anxiety...Share your Story
    ... doing the CT scan. I am taking low doses of Ativan and Lexapro and trying to remain calm, but it is so hard. I get...

  73. My story
    ... discussing issues helps me better. I first started taking Lexapro for anxiety about 7 years ago and then took Celexa...

  74. Off Cymbalta, Weight loss
    ... during my stent on cymbalta and a short period on Lexapro . I've been working with a personal trainer for about...
    ... when I was on Lexapro I gained alot of weight and I still havn't lost it...

  75. I am about to crack, help.
    ... 3-4 months. I am a wreck, and taking 20 mg. of Lexapro , and 1 klopolin up to three times a day as needed...
    ... I take lexapro daily and xanax as needed for anxiety, but mostly...
    ... the addictive qualities they have. Also, if the Lexapro has helped you with your anxiety before, you and dr ... increasing the dose. I think I was taking 40mg when on Lexapro , but it just did not work well for my depression....