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  1. cant get my SSRI meds for 5 days..should i just stop
    ... might not be good. Ive been on them for 2 years.. lexapro and now Cymbalta...

  2. Cymbalta Side Effects? Need Replies ASAP Please.
    ... side affect, I look them up online. Currently taking Lexapro for depression and not experiencing any side effects...
    ... I've been on Cymbalta for about 8 weeks ( lexapro for about 2 years) and i've had no side effects with...

  3. Switching from Zoloft to Celexa (& klonopin when needed)
    ... script for Celexa 10mg. She said it's the "sister" to " Lexapro ." She also gave me generic klonopin (clonazepam)...

  4. Fireifgter with an anxious stomach
    ... taking a class of drugs called SSRI's, for example lexapro , prozac and zoloft with great relief. Just wondering...

  5. Paxil Questions~
    ... Earlier I made a post about Lexapro .. well the doctor decided to put me on Paxil instead...
    ... then recently became depressed. My Dr switched me to Lexapro , which helps some with the depression. I did not realize...

  6. Anxiety vs. Depression
    ... SSRIs that work for both, Zoloft, prozac, celexa, lexapro , effexor to name a few. I know when I first started...
    ... two are different but certain drugs like effexor or lexapro work to cure both. I have found effexor with the...
    ... did not stop a major depression sneaking in. The Lexapro works better for the depression but the Paxil definately...

  7. Anxiety and Lexapro Questions
    ... Give the lexapro 3-4 weeks. It might work faster. It is not unusual...

  8. It is BACK!!!
    ... dizzy on the smallest dose.....My Hubby just went on Lexapro and Xanax and doing great.....wish it was that easy...

  9. Urgent! Please reply
    ... like that happen before when taking Paxil or since, Lexapro Best wishes, JB...

  10. Here's mine..
    ... of questions to answer on paper. I was prescribed Lexapro (for depression and anxiety) and Cloznapam (additional...

  11. Need feedback from Lexapro users!
    ... Lexapro diddnt seem to work for me personally But i have tried...
    ... I take 10mg of Lexapro and have been since June. The only side effect I...
    ... I took 10mg of lexapro for 3 weeks. It made me jittery and my blood pressure ... Then I switched to celexa which is an older form of lexapro and is more sedating. I am only on 10mg but it has...
    ... For me Paxil worked best for anxiety. I've been on Lexapro for almost 6 weeks for depression. The Paxil worked...
    ... I have been taking 10 mg of Lexapro for a couple months now. I am really sensitive to ... side effects with pretty much everything (yay) but Lexapro has actually helped me. I've experienced less side ... tried. I'm getting ready to start Wellbutrin with the Lexapro next week so hopefully I will feel better. But all ... in all, Lexapro has been one of my favorites. :)...
    ... Gotta be honest.. Lexapro is by far the worst thing I've ever tried in my life...

  12. I have lots of questions!
    ... GAD about 5 years ago. I was on Celexa, and then Lexapro for about a year - along with xanax as needed. I...
    ... specialist she said cymbalta wasnt good for GAD and that lexapro was better and she was right. I take 5mg a day and...

  13. Am I finally getting results, not sure?
    ... just increased my lexapro dosage to 15mg 3 days, only been on lexapro a total ... then the next I relax. Is this finally a sign the lexapro might work for me and has anyone ever had this on...

  14. Why can't I stay on klonopin??
    ... Celexa back in '02 for PMS symptoms and was fine, the Lexapro I tried this year made me feel like I was a stumbling...
    ... grain by grain to come off of Celexa,Paxil, Effexor, Lexapro (Cipralex in Canada). I have gone days not being able...

  15. Is Lexapro or Celexa Better for Anxiety? Any Real Differences Between Them?
    ... There are so many people on this board that love Lexapro and i know so many people on it and wouldn't ever ... you feel on it. Celexa is an older version of the Lexapro . For my body it was just too strong for me. it...
    ... I remember hearing that Lexapro was going Generic but Forest Labs fought it and won...
    ... try the Celexa. If it is cheaper then paying for Lexapro that is one more thing that you won't have to worry...
    ... the anxiety, but not for depression. So now I'm on Lexapro , which is helping the depression, but not the anxiety ... adjust to another AD, so I'm going to stick with the Lexapro awhile longer. Is Lexapro supposed to work for anxiety...
    ... everyone reacts to meds differently.. lol I have been on Lexapro for the past couple months and have been doing wonderfully ... . When I asked my doctor about Lexapro and Celexa, he explained to me that they were sister ... much the same, except Celexa is a "rougher" form or Lexapro ... for sure! I just thought it was crazy how I reacted...
    ... I am the exact opposite. I didnlt really like Lexapro - I was like a zombie. Celexa was a better choice...

  16. constantly need a deep breath... and mostly can't
    ... I had that as well. Lexapro really helps me, but so does Prilosec OTC..... ...

  17. Spaced out, drunken feeling for 3 1/2 years, 24/7. Please help me.
    ... also pretty bad. The only thing left to try is Lexapro or Paxil, which scares the daylights out of me. I...

  18. Scared about being on Lexapro
    ... Ha, no sweat!, i was on lexapro ... here is a good thing to know,, most all these anti...
    ... Actually thats not entirely correct, Lexapro does not stimulate your body to produce more serotonin ... consequence of a chemical imbalance in the brain, lexapro will help restore a balance. You will not feel spaced...
    ... I've been on Lexapro for about 5 weeks now. I did have a little break in ... 1 1/2 pills a day. I've felt better since. Besides Lexapro , I was on Paxil for a few yrs. That helped with my...
    ... Hey! I know exactly how you feel...I started Lexapro today and am having a VERY hard time with it. I cried...
    ... My doc tried to give me lexapro from what symptoms i was describing him. They have ... have any form of depression/anxiety. Does the Lexapro change your personality?? Is there side affects? I...
    ... Other than a few crappy side effects, my time on Lexapro has been great! I know how you feel though, before...

  19. Me again, questions about when time to change?
    ... I have been on lexapro a total of one month, but the first 10 days I was...
    ... When I was on Lexapro I took it at bedtime. Slept like a baby. Eventually...
    ... Hey VerySad, I have been on 10mg of Lexapro for a month now. Was feeling pretty good and just ... those I can't get to sleep sometimes. Prior to the Lexapro I was on Paxil for anxiety. It worked for the anxiety ... but not the depression. Now I think the Lexapro is working for the depression but is definately not ... has gotten much worse since I went off Paxil and on Lexapro . All I can say is I feel what you are going thru....
    ... after while anyway. A big part of the reason I went on lexapro is because I couldn't sleep due to all the anxiety ... and now I am not sure if its the lexapro or just the anxiety still there? Follow me? Thats...

  20. question on antidepressants rather then benzos
    ... few yrs. Then had a major depression and am now on Lexapro . I did not realize how much the Paxil helped my anxiety ... until I went off of it. The Lexapro helped the depression, but the anxiety has escalated...

  21. Klonopin Quit Working, Anyone Have This Happen To Them? What To Do??
    ... I've never gained weight on them. Paxil or Lexapro . Actually, I weigh about the same now that I did when...
    ... opinion GrannyO what helped you more with anxiety, Lexapro or Paxil? Thanks. I remember being on Paxil years...

  22. i'm very scared
    ... became very depressed a few months ago. I've been on Lexapro for about a month now and it has definatley helped...

  23. Lexapro and Side Effects
    ... I've been on Lexapro for about a month now. Just 10 mg. I thought the ... dosage? Maybe it's too high a dose for you. Before the Lexapro , I tryed Cymbalta. Did fine on 30 mg but once it was ... had to go off of it. As far as symptoms from the lexapro , I've had some nausea, mainly in the morning that ... so I'm not sure if the lack of appetite is from the Lexapro or the depression, which has improved, but not gone...

  24. Do I need to increase dose?
    ... I have posted a few times about lexapro in the last couple weeks. I just started about 3 weeks...
    ... 10mg is not long enough for it to be in your system. lexapro doesnt reach its maximum benefits until it is in your...
    ... about 2.5 weeks. Because this Sunday I will be on lexapro a total of a month, just want to know how much more...

  25. Zoloft or Prozac
    ... I have tried, effexor, paxil, wellbutrin, prozaz, lexapro , and zoloft, 1st, and now last. Of course everyone ... 140, so I gained about 3 lbs, it's well worth it. Lexapro was okay, but I still had some anxiety, and took it...

  26. Lexapro
    ... diagnosed myself with everything. I have been on Lexapro for several years and it saved my life. I couldn...
    ... I have been on Lexapro for almost 4 weeks now, I did 10 days at 5mg and then...

  27. Anxiety at Dr's Office - Will a Drug Help?
    ... day. Due do a recent depression, I was switched to Lexapro and the anxiety is worse than ever. That made me realize...

  28. SSRIs and weight gain
    ... Paxil put the weight on me and I now take just 5 mg. Lexapro , which is not really a therapeutic dose, but refuse...

  29. So tired of health anxiety!!
    ... I was very depressed recently and with the help of Lexapro , am feeling better. I decided then if I'm gonna die...

  30. Need Some Help Please
    ... the doctor will put be on but I was thinking about Lexapro and I think they will also give me something for my...
    ... is that you are anxious about meds. I have found lexapro , celexa, and prozac to have the least. Wellbutrin...
    ... After 2weeks went back to dr and she started me on Lexapro . I had to taper off the cymbalta but started the lexapro ... directed) at the same time. I've been on only the Lexapro for a few days now. The side affects have been some ... that gags me. The dr said it was a side affect of the lexapro and should not last too long, it takes your body awhile...

  31. Seasonal Anxiety?
    ... me for anxiety but not for depression. I'm now on Lexapro - going on 2 weeks and have not quite adjisted to...

  32. Always TERRIFIED that my husband, father, son or others close to me are going to DIE
    ... had a major depression and I recently switched to Lexapro . Ony been on it for 2 weeks but am starting to feel...

  33. suddenly waking/ intense pass out feeling/blury vision
    ... had to put me back on something so she tried me on Lexapro . I was on that for about 3 months with some bad side...

  34. Addicted to Paxil...
    ... I consider Paxil and others like it such as Lexapro maintenance drugs. Just like high blood pressure requires...
    ... fear the most and if I could switch off to Zoloft or Lexapro or Celexa or whatever I'd see that as a small victory...
    ... started the taper from the cymbalta I started taking the Lexapro . 10mg. I thought the doctor was going to increse the ... Lexapro to 20 mg but she said with my weight, 20 mg would ... be too much. I've been on the Lexapro for almost 2 weeks now but don't think I'm feeling...

  35. Help! My b/f can't climax on Paxil.
    ... I had the same problem with lexapro .......I switched to cymbalta and all is well now....

  36. what does this mean?
    ... I just posted about taking lexapro . I have 10mg tablets but cut them in haft, thought...
    ... When I was on Lexapro I had to go to the 10mg becuase after 3 days I found ... should know after 4 weeks how you are going to feel on Lexapro ....
    ... if I am not sleeping now do you think its NOT the lexapro since I didn't really sleep before? So confusing,...
    ... I have been on Lexapro for 2 months now. I started like you but had to jump ... shaking inside which was how I felt from the anxiety but Lexapro made it worse for awhile. They told me to take it...
    ... get a side effect I will be sleeping. I tried lexapro once before - took it in the morning and went screeming...
    ... go away. Thanks, just hearing your experience with lexapro helps but I know we are all different....
    ... I've been on 10 mg of Lexapro for 10 days now. The same day I started the Lexapro ... effects from. So I have not actually been on just Lexapro yet as I'm almost done with the taper from Cymbalta ... also extremely tired. I don't know if that's from the Lexapro or not. I'm an insomniac so I don't sleep easily regardless ... she thinks my symptoms are still adjusting to the Lexapro . I'm sticking it out. I was on Paxil prior to all ... depression that the Paxil didn't help. I hope the Lexapro works for all of us! I do know that it can take 2...

  37. Social anxiety driving me insane!
    ... Have you guys tried Paxil or Lexapro ? The Paxil was a big help for me for anxiety and social...

  38. Anyone on a medicine that helps with fatigue????
    ... those ive taken) that did not give me that problem was Lexapro ...but I still had the fatigue.Fatgiue and the foggy...

  39. another lexapro question (sorry)
    ... I was on lexapro for 3 weeks. Started on 5 and then went up to ten...

  40. Last Tried, Prozac
    ... anxiety. I am about to tried prozac because zoloft, lexapro , cymbalta, effexor is not working for me. If I wasnt...

  41. Buspar dizzy
    ... doctor ended up taking me off of it and put me on Lexapro . :)...

  42. Cloudy headed on SSRIs
    ... I've been taking Lexapro and now Cymbalta for 2 years. Somedays I will just...

  43. Morning shakes with Ativan (lorexapam) use, also on Zoloft...
    ... quite scary!) Several months ago, I started taking Lexapro and Ativan. I take an Ativan immediately upon waking ... the ugly anxiety symptoms. Also, when my dosage of Lexapro was increased about 2 months ago, this too made a...

  44. Had my second full-blown panic attack...going to a doctor...questions
    ... and am now being tapered from that and prescribed Lexapro . I did not realize just how much the Paxil helped ... again and hot flashes. I don't know yet how well the Lexapro is going to work for my anxiety/depression as I've...

  45. Uncertain about possible acute panic attack and anxiety -- Any input?(long)
    ... physiologist/psychologist? I dont want paxil, but I hear Lexapro or Celexa is good and helped my friends. Maybe...
    ... I'm being weaned off the Cymbalta and starting on Lexapro . When I'm having anxiety or panic attack, my pulse ... depression. Since you are so against the Paxil, I hope the lexapro works. I have'nt been on it long enough to see if...
    ... physiologist/psychologist? I dont want paxil, but I hear Lexapro or Celexa is good and helped my friends. Maybe...

  46. Am I having anxiety attacks or just fear of driving
    ... another drug thats for anxiety and depression such as Lexapro ? That would be my suggestion. Best Wishes. I hope...

  47. Question about Ativan dosage
    ... I am on low dose of Lexapro (5 mg) because I am already so fat from previous Paxil ... use. Afraid to go higher on the Lexapro ........altho I know it is not a therapeutic dose....
    ... tried all the anti-anxiety/anti-depressants. Paxil, Lexapro , Celexa, Zoloft? The ativan is very addictive. I would...
    ... shrink. I have thought of going up to 10 mg. on the Lexapro . One of you suggested Prozac?? Is that supposed to...

  48. gasping for air
    ... any anti-anxiety/anti depresants such as Paxil or Lexapro ? They may be a big help. I was taking Paxil for a...

  49. Off Klonopin (generic) - but feel zero motivation
    ... too sure if I need to inject this - but I'm also on Lexapro - 20mg. That hasn't changed....

  50. Advice please :(
    ... attack. PCP diagnosed anxiety disorder. Prescribed lexapro plus 0.5 mg xanax as needed. Stopped lexapro after...

  51. Lexapro and itching
    ... I have wondered that too. I have been on Lexapro for about 2 months now and in the last couple of weeks...

  52. Anti Depressants
    ... I've tried lexapro , and remeron, and both made me sick to my stomach...

  53. Please Help! I suffer from severe anxiety
    ... that you are taking? I've went through effexor xr, lexapro , remeron, and now during Thanksgiving break I'm going...

  54. Anxiety and muscle twitching anyone??
    ... to thought I had asl or ms, but: My dr put me on Lexapro and I started to twitch. Mostly at bed time. It ... twitches that jolt me out of bed. After looking into Lexapro a small % of people will have that as a side effect ... yes that is true and she is weaning me off of the Lexapro and trying me on Paxil. I asked her if it will continue...

  55. Lexapro vs. Zoloft ~ Questions, help appreciated.
    ... any medication yet but I have seen my mom on both Lexapro and Zoloft and I think I might choose the Lexapro ... . She did very well on Lexapro but it bothered her stomach quite a bit so they switched...
    ... Dr. told her my problems and shes weening me off of Lexapro and putting me on Paxil, which I've never tried and...
    ... order plus changed insurance, so my doctor gave me Lexapro 10mg samples to use until I can get more Zoloft. ... I used Lexapro 10mg per day at night (in replacement of Zoloft 50mg ... I FEEL it works better on me than I've noticed the Lexapro doing. My 2 cents...hope it helps!...
    ... numb to the world. I am going to change my Zoloft to Lexapro as I have read that Lexapro is used to treat depression ... I hope that my doctor will give his approval and Lexapro will have a better effect on me....
    ... than ever. My doctor prescriped Cipralex (which is Lexapro in the US). I've been on it for a couple of months...

  56. I need some success stories...
    ... help for me..Ive been on Effexor, Buspar, Zoloft, Lexapro , and Prozac. (2 days on Prozac but doc said to take...

  57. I'm Baaaack....long post
    ... before. The doctors immediatly wanted to put me on Lexapro , but it made me feel terrible, so I said no medicine ... want to feel "drunk" all the time like I did with Lexapro . Thank you for reading all of this and sending...

  58. Help is this right?
    ... heart is stuck in the panic mode..I am now taking Lexapro 10mg once a day and Zanax 4 times a day at 0.25 plus...
    ... I don't think it is okay to take 2 lexapro when you've been on one. My dr always started me at...

  59. boyfriend starting lexapro
    ... I took Lexapro for sometime and had no side effects. In fact I am...

  60. Had to stop Prozac on Day 2 :(
    ... digestion problems. I have been on Effexor XR, Lexapro , Zoloft, Buspar (usless), many more I cant remember...

  61. Anxiety and Dreams Can Anyone Relate??
    ... After my first anxiety attack in May, I was put on Lexapro and Clonazepam (generic Klonopin). One thing I noticed...

  62. Another alternate "cause" before acceptance... Your experiences?
    ... only took a week or two and then I was started on Lexapro ... which was a whole other event in itself!...

  63. i hate my life, my anxiety is ruining it
    ... from anxiety and have tried to seek help and was on Lexapro for a while. At work I have suffered chest pains...

  64. Are there side effects when switching from one ssri to another?
    ... effects are going to be there regardless. I started on Lexapro a few weeks ago and haven't had any side effects....
    ... then none. At the same time I'm starting w/20 mg of Lexapro . So maybe it depends on the drug you are being switched...

  65. just started effexor- weight and sexual side efx questions
    ... me! I've tried prozac, serzone, remeron, anafranil, lexapro .... and had that side effect with them all. it's so...

  66. Lexapro
    ... Does Lexapro cause slurriing of speech?...

  67. Had a bad anxiety attack today
    ... I've been taking Lexapro for my anxiety for about 2 years. Thursday my Doc...
    ... better you may want to give it time - just like the lexapro . Why did you come off lexapro?...
    ... and weird head symptoms. Doc thought it could be the Lexapro so he switched me to Cymbalta and it happened yesterday...
    ... I had the cloudiness with Lexapro also. Are you feeling better with the Cymbalta...

  68. Depersonalization on Zoloft...FYI
    ... Since then, I've been on Celexa (a sister drug to Lexapro , I believe) and clonazepam (generic klonopin). I...
    ... Celexa 10 mg., which I understand is the "sister" to " Lexapro ." My dad takes Lexapro, and it has really helped...

  69. switched from Lexapro to Cymbalta
    ... joint problems as they are aging). I have taken Lexapro for about 2 years. I stopped taking it for about...

  70. Nausea, vomiting, weakness?? Anxiety?
    ... anxiety. The doctor says anxiety. He prescribed Lexapro but I haven't started on it yet. Hard to believe...

  71. Zoloft vs. Lexapro
    ... am thinking of going off of the Zoloft and trying Lexapro . Has anyone gone through this before? I'm not sure...
    ... day and my anxiety sky rocketed. I am starting Lexapro tomorrow, I am praying the same types of symptoms...
    ... zoloft one time and that was enough for me. I took lexapro for 3 weeks. Did not have a lot of side effects. ... appetite. But I switched to celexa (an older version of lexapro ) because the lexapro made me a little more anxious ... 65 or so. When I went to the dr about changing the lexapro to something else my blood pressure was 160/95. After...

  72. Tell Me About Lexapro
    ... I'm aware of 2 people that are on Lexapro that don't have any side effects. They both are...
    ... which I believe is an earlier and very similar drug to lexapro ....and i agree with the poster below...it has helped...
    ... I was on Lexapro for about a year and a half and I stopped taking it ... addition to Klonopin, the doctor has also prescribed Lexapro . On the plus side, it has helped out tremendously...
    ... some other health problems I was having, I mentioned Lexapro to my psychiatrist. I have been on Prozac for the ... now on 30mg of Prozac. Anyway, when I mentioned Lexapro , the doctor was like, "Well, they're all the same ... Klonopin. Do you think it's worth asking again about Lexapro ? Paxil was too sedating and I gained weight, so that ... 's a no. Has Lexapro caused any of you to gain weight? I was glad that...
    ... I am glad that people are saying good things about Lexapro . How long do you wait in between taking a new medication...
    ... My Internist and Neuro both recommended Lexapro for anxiety, if that heps you. FLFLOWERGIRL:)...
    ... I tried several ADs including Lexapro . I was just so sensitive to them and had horrible ... have found a very smart doctor. When he mentioned Lexapro for my anxiety I told him about my side effects. ... have the side effects or are just afraid of starting Lexapro ....talk to your doctor and see if this is the answer...
    ... I was prescribed lexapro for general anxiety. It does help. I have no side...
    ... off it, I felt better (less drowsy etc). Im not on Lexapro and have been for years ( 5 I think! ). My only side...
    ... to all for the replies. I decided not to start the Lexapro because I don't think that I need it and I feel much...
    ... the best, so who knows what is the med. I did try Lexapro before the Paxil as my doc said it was newer and better...

  73. Switching SSRI's
    ... you should have no porblem. I switched right from lexapro 25 mg's to Paxil CR 25 mg's and ha dno problem. Now...
    ... taking 25 mg of Paxil CR today & started 10 mgs. of Lexapro . Did alot of reading on dfferent message boards, It...

  74. Taking Buspar with Xanax together?
    ... heart is stuck in the panic mode..I am now taking Lexapro 10mg once a day and Zanax 4 times a day at 0.25 plus...

  75. Vacation anxiety
    ... s waspy associates. Four months and a Klonopin and Lexapro prescription (as well as a CT of my chest and a stress ... I have my breathing down, I have my Klonopin and Lexapro . I have my "positive talk" set up. But still...this...