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  1. Getting scared again
    ... back then I did NOT want to take an SSRI. Ive tried lexapro for 8 weeks, nothing, and a couple others but it just...

  2. Mixing SSRI
    ... and it's not working anymore. I tried to change to Lexapro , and it did not agree with me at all, then I tried...

  3. It's back!
    ... have you all tried til you found the one? I tried lexapro , wellbutrin, generic prozac and celexa. And of course...

  4. To go back on meds or not?
    ... general depression in 2004-2005 and my doctor put me on Lexapro . About a year later, I stubbornly cut Lexapro out ... first panic attack. I was put on Klonopin (sp?) and Lexapro (along with the beta blocker Toporil (sp?) - which...

  5. Just started taking eleva(ZOLOFT) need help!!!
    ... felt the same way and worse in some ways. I am now on lexapro no side effects for me and i feel better. This is...

  6. What to do at the start of a panic/anxiety attack
    ... of activity Meds - I'm on generic Klonopin and Lexapro . Those are seeming to help. Hope this helps...

  7. Weird thoughts
    ... function for at least a week. The doc put me on 5 mg of lexapro ina ddition to the 60 mg of cymbalta I was already...

  8. How do you know if your meds have stopped working?
    ... just never know what to believe. Anyway I am now on lexapro and while i do feel better from back in march I don...

  9. Chest pains
    ... racing after three solid hours. One month later, Lexapro , Toprol and Clonazepam later - and some good counseling...

  10. Celexa Question!!
    ... my mind happy but I was always nervous, and I tried Lexapro , made me happy but nervous, flashes, and bad gut upset...

  11. Not even thinking about it, then it comes back!
    ... work for me..she just said its anxiety and put me on lexapro , cuz ive had anxiety for years now..well now i switched...

  12. Need to get off Klonopin!
    ... both my 2 years DOT physicals I was on it along with lexapro at the time,so I assume it's not up to the employer...

  13. Anyone have increased anxiety after starting an antidepressent?
    ... increasing a anti-depressant. I know when I upped my Lexapro it hung around for a few weeks but then evened out...

  14. Side Effects with medication?
    ... I was talking to a friend at work and he is taking lexapro and he said he was told all prescription medicine...
    ... feel your pain im deciding now if i should start lexapro or something else i dont wanna gain weight from it...

  15. Panic Attack Break throughs???
    ... however I know it works for other people. I am now on Lexapro and I have not had any panic since. I do also have...

  16. Hello
    ... make me tired ect...After the paxil my doc put me on Lexapro and I was like a zombie. Anyway, I just wanted to...

  17. Question about morning anxiety
    ... degree and it always starts in the morning. I am now on Lexapro and Ativan and soooo much of it has lifted. You need...

  18. Doctor's Appointment Today
    ... After episodes since March I am now feeling better on Lexapro . Tried Zoloft did not work. My doctor said the life...

  19. My Paxil Nightmare -- Please Read!!!
    ... not be able to avoid them at all. I'm still on my Lexapro and I guess i'll learn when I try to get off it someday...

  20. numbness on right side of lips and part of cheek
    ... neuro dr. wants me to think about taking Cymbalt or Lexapro ........:)...
    ... actually had one in front of my doctor. i've tried lexapro , cymbalta, elevil, and wellbutrin, nothing helped...

  21. Need Help Anxiety!!???
    ... should go away within a month..so she started me on lexapro for my anxiety..and she also told me that its just...
    ... yeah im on lexapro ..but the dr. told me that she wanted to see me in ... attached to my body if that makes sense lol but maybe the lexapro is kicking it and making me relax..i think its just...
    ... ive only been on the lexapro for 5 days though ..cuz i had anxiety all my life...
    ... would be though since your doctor did prescribe you Lexapro then that is their opinion that your issue is anxiety...

  22. There's Hope!
    ... the worst anxiety..about everything. I started on Lexapro and finally got my dose at 10mg and I can safely say...
    ... prescribed Cymbalta but haven't started it. Seeing that Lexapro really helped you makes me want to take it. Well have...

  23. Paxil-tired
    ... but I know when I was taking Zoloft and another time Lexapro those two did'nt make me feel tired all the time.Otherwise...

  24. Med info
    ... I never had weight issues on Paxil. Or maybe try Lexapro ...finding a med that works is so hard! Good Luck...

  25. Using Xanax Safely?
    ... what I think is very mild OCD, and I am on 10 mg of Lexapro . Doc also gave me .5 mg Xanax and told me to take...
    ... dr. gave me .25 but .5 isnt bad at all...but is the lexapro helping...????i mean do you still feel the need for ... how long have you been on the ssri???the dr. gave me lexapro as well but i never took it...and im 29 to....WOW...
    ... I take Lexapro and just started this for two weeks. I have been on ... and like now I am taking 2 a day. He hopes when the lexapro really kicks in I will not need the xanax as often ... should I take it or should I not. I am hoping the Lexapro will slowly take me off the Xanax, Again I have had...

  26. new need anxiety help
    ... Paxil...which did nothing but make me sick....then Lexapro not sure if that did anything or not....and xanax...

  27. Dr. just started me on Zoloft.
    ... and that was horrible. I was a zombie. Now I am on Lexapro . No side effects so far. Alyce...

  28. Paxil dose
    ... mg. About two months ago it quit working. I tried Lexapro and Cymbalta and neigther agreed with me. Both my...

  29. does xanax actually produce chemicals that MAKE you have anxiety???
    ... ago and i never got it filled then later gave me lexapro ...never took it...then i called last week and asked...

  30. Must find a way to deal with this!
    ... I am just not a fan of medicine. I tried 10 mg of Lexapro , but it made me fee drunk. I do take the Xanax if...
    ... driving and get scarred i am gonna pass out. I tried lexapro and cannot take it. I dont take the xannax because...

  31. upping dose because not working
    ... Paxil for nearly 7 yr. and it stopped working. Tried Lexapro and Cymbalta and both did not agree with me. So my...

  32. mirtazapine
    ... are: Celexa (citalopram) (mainly used in uk) Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) Luvox (fluvoxamine) Paxil...

  33. Questions About Alprazolam (xanax)
    ... so my dr. gave me lexapro which i have decided not to take...then i called and...
    ... needed I was very wary. They tried to get me to take Lexapro for my stress related anxiety, but I tried it one...
    ... yeah i mean he gave me the lexapro but it scared me too much i know some ppl are on...

  34. How do you change meds
    ... out of the blue. My doc changed me cold turkey to Lexapro . I got head flashes and bad upset guts/diarrhea, and...

  35. What Benzo works for you
    ... 5 a day was enough. My pdoc is trying to get me on Lexapro , but I'm having problems with it causing more anxiety...

  36. Anxiety Meds Dilema
    ... runner and I lift weights alot too. I gained weight on Lexapro so now I am scared of all SSRI's. It is trial and...

  37. Have you...
    ... of what I know will happen in the morning. I am on Lexapro and wonder if this may be a culprit in this matter...
    ... the anxiousness. How long have you been on the lexapro ? All ssri's have the potential to make you nervous...
    ... I have been on Lexapro 10mg. for about 5-6 months now. Don't actually think...
    ... similar experiences with several of the meds.I know that Lexapro was one of them that caused hot flashes and horrible ... me.I also tried Cymbalta and it was worse that the Lexapro .I jerked awake everytime I fell asleep feeling like...

  38. do i have to take xanax with LEXAPRO
    ... he didnt give me xanax AT ALL...all i have is the lexapro which id like to just get started with soonest i...
    ... aspiren (bayer) and my multivitamins and magnesium with lexapro ?????...
    ... You can take anything else you need with Lexapro ..I just would avoid alcohol.Some people use Xanax ... depressants for a week or two.I did not need anything but Lexapro ,although I now also take Neurontin as my Psych hates ... the benzo's. Lexapro is great. All the best!...

  39. will this ever stop?
    ... missed a whole year if my life this is day three of lexapro i hope it works zoloft and effexorxr did not i also...

  40. Thank goodness I found this board!
    ... disorders and I was placed on .5mg Ativan and 20mg Lexapro and started in EMDR treatment. I got up to 40mg Lexapro...

  41. Benzo?
    ... I'm currently on 10mg of Lexapro which has been a life-saver with the depression. I ... if maybe I should be on a benzo constantly like my Lexapro . Should I ask my doctor about this?...
    ... he/she thinks is best for you. Regular SSRIs like lexapro didnt work for me so my psych put me on klonopin for...
    ... if I can be on Klonopin full time now along with my Lexapro . I don't want to drop the Lexapro because it has improved...

  42. IS there any hope left for me is this feeling really anxiety
    ... exercise really helped so much so that I stopped taking lexapro and after about a year of karate classes and just ... regular exercise, It cured me! with a little help from lexapro and a few good friends. So dont worry, from this day...

  43. Can Anxiety Come Back?
    ... Never got a straight answer from anyone. They added Lexapro , which didn't work. I went off the Lexapro, as I have...

  44. Cardiac Arest or Still Anxiety?
    ... might pass out and die. I'm only 18 like I said. My lexapro has been doing wonders, no more full blown panic attacks...

  45. New SSRI, worse before better?
    ... I had been on Paxil and it quit working. I tried Lexapro for 9 days before the Cymbalta and it didn't agree...
    ... different experiences with different medications.. Lexapro : Felt horrible right after the first time I took it...
    ... So I hope it works for you. I found Wellbutrin + Lexapro to be perfect for me. good luck!...

  46. Anyone Have experience with Effexor for Anxiety & Panic
    ... didn't work for him. I was on Wellbutrin, and also Lexapro , but they made me feel worse. Effexor has been the...
    ... successfully worked for. Especially people who tried both Lexapro and Paxil unsuccessfully. If you take it everyday...

  47. Paxil and Xanax users
    ... got bad again this past week and my doctor put me on Lexapro and Xanax. Its have to say if the Xanax is making...

  48. been prescribed klonopin
    ... been on lexapro for a year and now my doctor prescribed klonopin for...

  49. Depression/Anxiety Meds are a Viscious Cycle
    ... I have been on 3 anxiety medications, Lexapro , Celexa, and now Cymbalta. From all of the other threads...

  50. SSRI Withdrawal
    ... just suddenly stopped working. My doc changed me to Lexapro , and told me to just stop the Paxil and start the...
    ... I have been on Lexapro 10mg since last October and decided around June 20 ... being told everything is perfect I know it has to be Lexapro withdrawal. When it first happened I could feel myself...
    ... withdrawal symptoms to go away. After I was off the lexapro , I felt so much better. I was happy to not sweat...
    ... fortunate. i have tried several times to come off lexapro only to start taking it again. i've had brain zaps ... rroundings to catch up. this last time i tried to come off lexapro , my symptom was/is skipped heartbeats. i had them ... monitor; everything is fine. doc told me to stay on the lexapro . good luck...
    ... you thought about going on Prozac to come off of Lexapro . Many people do that because Prozac stays in your...

  51. Constanly thinking I am going to die!!
    ... heart is going to stop. The Dr has me on Ativan and lexapro , I haven't taken them a single time because I also...

  52. Changing meds, please give advise
    ... quite working after 6.5 yr. I went cold turky onto Lexapro , and after 9 days of it stopped, because of side effects...

  53. Update
    ... Since I've been taking my correct dosage of lexapro now, I have not had a panic attack. Most of my symptoms...

  54. new to anxiety
    ... to try something else.At one time,I could tolerate Lexapro and Prozac(not together and not the generic Prozac...

  55. citalopram for social anxiety
    ... Century Gothic"][/FONT] My doctor started me on Lexapro . It was a good drug but it made me too "zombiesh"...

  56. Does SSRI nervousness go away?
    ... effets, but it just didn't do a think. Recently tried Lexapro , and it was terrible. Made me So nervous. I tried...
    ... didn't work at all, but neither gave me the jitters. Lexapro recently, was horrible, so now Cymbalta, but it's...

  57. Cymbalta for Anxiety
    ... 13 days of putting up with extreme nervousness from Lexapro , I went to my doc again today. I decided to try Cymbalta...
    ... No nervousness, the awful flashes in my head the Lexapro caused are gone, but today, after dose #2, I woke...

  58. Topamax for anxiety??
    ... to deal with the mass killings so he has put me on lexapro and still taking the Topamax as well. Everything...
    ... since November for migraines. At the time I was on Lexapro too. I am currently on Zoloft. I lost 30 pounds in...
    ... I am no longer on it now!! I am on lexapro but no longer on Topamax....
    ... for years with various additions here and there - Lexapro , Wellbrutrin and ultimately they peter out. My doc...

  59. Lexapro making me more nervous
    ... No one has replied to this. Does that mean that Lexapro hasn't made anyone more nervous at first?...
    ... When I took Lexapro I was a bit jittery at first. After a month I was...
    ... Lexapro had terrible side effects on me. I became more nervous...
    ... I gave up on the Lexapro after 13 days. The nervousness was getting unbearable ... was a bit concerned that it's chemically related to Lexapro though I have heard from someone else the Lex made...
    ... Lexapro is a horrible drug. Horrible. Search some of my...

  60. Is there a cure?
    ... working. Now I am trying to find that again. Started Lexapro a week ago, and still quite nervous and wound up,...

  61. Anyone took Effexor?
    ... this medication. I have already tried cymbalta and lexapro . I am getting discourage and afraid of starting over...
    ... The Paxil was great for nearly 7 years. Just started Lexapro a week ago, 10 mg. My mind is in a much better place...

  62. Consistantly feeling like im living in a dream
    ... what is going on, and you feel disconnected. I take Lexapro and Klonopin, and sometimes it helps, but I've only...

  63. Anxiety Over Anxiety Medication
    ... I was the same way when my doctor game me Lexapro . Read all the side effects and thought I was going...

  64. How much Lexapro?
    ... something..about a month to really notice it. I love lexapro ....
    ... What made you know 10 mg of Lexapro was too much for you? My doc seemed to think that...
    ... reading, and from you too, that 10 mg. is too much Lexapro . That is what I started on. You are right, those persistant...
    ... Hello out there........... To those on Lexapro . I have read on many post that 10 mg was too much...
    ... I've been on Lexapro for 5 weeks now and take 10mg/day. I havent seen ... panic attacks. My doctor suggested going on 20mg of Lexapro next week if i dont see any difference. I have no ... but everyone reacts different good luck to you with Lexapro .I heard great things about Lexapro.keep us updated...
    ... I stopped the Lexapro . It was making me very nervous, flashes in my head...
    ... Actually, I think there is a 5mg dosage of Lexapro available. It's the least you can get without cutting...
    ... I am afraid of Effexor. The Lexapro gave me diarrhea and gut upset, head flashes, and...
    ... fastest and hardest working and at the peak of the Lexapro I would be at two hours more time to do what I had ... trying zoloft. the somulence was too much to bear on lexapro I slept all the time at home I could work but ... also none of the pain management benefits that lexapro gave. id feel it but could not be concerned or bothered...

  65. just prescribed trazadone... nervous, help!
    ... thinking: My Paxil stopped working and I just started Lexapro 5 days ago. I'm still anxious. Does anyone know if...

  66. From prozac to zoloft
    ... stopped working a month or so ago, and now I went on Lexapro 4 days ago. I have diarrhea and cramping. I just got...
    ... becomes too much. I really don't know too much about Lexapro , though I do know a few people who take it. I know ... to Prozac because of increased suicidal thought on Lexapro . It gets really hard at times to see light at the...
    ... that is why I went back to Paxil. God I pray this Lexapro works well for me. It's only been 5 days, I've had...
    ... Oh forgot to say that when I went on the Lexapro I got cramping and diarrhea, still not good today...

  67. Lexapro question
    ... Why did you stop taking the Lexapro ?...
    ... some tummy troubles my first couple of days taking Lexapro , but thankfully, those side effects went away....

  68. Lexapro is making me loose my hair :(
    ... Hi, I just started taking Lexapro 4 days ago. I had been on Paxil for 6.5 years prior ... other side effects that went away? Are you saying the Lexapro has not helped you? I was just on their website trying...
    ... I started Lexapro about 3 weeks ago and I have noticed that my hair...

  69. Opinion needed
    ... they try to up it. One time the tried to swith me Lexapro and that was a mess. I kept waking up with sever...

  70. I NEED HELP..please give me some advice
    ... no joke... anyway i have been offered effexor and lexapro but am so scared to take anything...after i read ppl...

  71. another med question sorry
    ... before zoloft one pill gave me a spliting headache and lexapro took it for like 2 weeks then got a headache for a...

  72. Help Suggestions please!
    ... months later I was none the better. I've been on lexapro , and about 2 others I can't remember. At first the ... lexapro seemed to keep me 'level', but after year I started...

  73. I have no Idea whats wrong with me.
    ... my life. I went to the doctor and he perscribed me Lexapro . I began to take these 10mg tablets and the first ... called my mom and she coached me through it. I took my Lexapro today, my heart is still crazy but better. I just ... heart problems jsut bad anxiety. Should I continue my lexapro ? Or stop taking it and get something stronger? HELP...

  74. Paxil Question
    ... Hi Justin, I did go to my doc. She gave me Lexapro . Told me to just stop the Paxil and start the Lexapro...

  75. Help please, very desperate... anxiety all the time
    ... it much but I've been on klonopin, zoloft, buspar, lexapro , wellbutrin and a bunch more. But anyways let me...