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  1. Lexapro & sex drive
    ... Badmoon, I was on Lexapro for a couple months and it totally killed my sex drive ... well for you, maybe stay on that. However, give the Lexapro a chance -- it may not affect you the way it did me...
    ... Lexapro has ruined my sex drive. However the benefits of...
    ... Lexapro done nothing to my sex drive. mabey because Im 23...

  2. Another Lexapro Q
    ... For those of you who have been taking lexapro for awhile, does your head ever just feel weird. I ... 've been on lexapro for about a year now and it has helped me alot, but...
    ... I am taking Celexa-the old version of lexapro . Yes i get that feeling too. I alway thought it...
    ... I am on Lexapro for the second time now and both times. I have had...

  3. Just Wondering about these symptoms??!!
    ... after alot of "CRAP" happened... and they put me on Lexapro .. BUT... I just can't handle the side effects... I...

  4. My breathing dilemma
    ... s mental and not physical. My doctor put me on Lexapro but that yielded too many sexual side effects that...

  5. Anxiety is ruining my life
    ... plagued with "what if" thoughts? Right now I take lexapro 10 mg day and clonazepam as needed. I have tried ... about every antidepressant and anxiety medication, and lexapro seems to work the best for me. Still, I have major...
    ... hey greyslim, it's good that lexapro works!!! you said you tried most of the SSRI's (paxil...

  6. Elavil and Xanax together?
    ... I have never heard of it but i take lexapro and clonazepam together and it seems to be ok....

  7. Weight gain on anti-depressants or anti-anxiety meds
    ... Zoloft and didn't really gain weight. When I was on Lexapro , I gained 17 pounds. That was the most I ever weighed ... to normal. I don't think I ate more when I was on Lexapro . When I was on Lexapro, I was more tired and napped...

  8. Extreme panic anxiety
    ... knocks on wood ) but it's controlled with xanax and lexapro . Because of this i'm extremely afraid of the dentist...
    ... if this is the case w/ everyone or not, is that my lexapro amplifies the effects of my other drugs. For example...

  9. Anxiety and Pregnant
    ... for about 5 years.. a few years ago i started taking Lexapro and it made me not care about anything!! well, i would...

  10. Anyone taking Prozac? I would like to know side effects and if it is helping?
    ... anxiety. He also said that Prozac is very close to Lexapro ---well, I experienced BAD side effects from lexapro...
    ... it is worth a try if I need to be on one. I hated Lexapro . It really messed up my system but I could take Celexa ... I would try the prozac. Although they Prozac and Lexapro are similar... I would still try it. It really depends...
    ... it was ativan , then wellbutrin, then klonopin and lexapro . I was taken off of Lexapro - it was too strong for...
    ... a new psychiatrist last night and she told me that Lexapro , Celexa, and Wellbutrin are all way too strong for...
    ... caused it? Also, before I started the Klonopin and Lexapro I had a mjor ear infection and the Docs put me on...
    ... major side effects either like last time when I took Lexapro . So that's a good thing. The regular dose for Prozac...
    ... This is great for you. I know you had trouble with Lexapro like me. I am feeling pretty awful.... dizzy,...

  11. provigil....
    ... and my rhuemy RX me to help increase energy. I take Lexapro , adivan, trazidone and also didnt like the idea of...

  12. xanax or ativan
    ... coming out of my system. My gma takes Atavan with her lexapro and has never had a problem. If the xanax doesnt...
    ... been on for a week after stopping the two weeks on Lexapro because of the allergic reaction. I hope the Xanax...

  13. which do you suggest
    ... my anxiety was very bad this week. I am on 10mg of lexapro and needed to use a xanax on Wed evening b/c I just ... s my dilemma: I really dont want to up to 20mg of lexapro for 2 reasons-first, I dont like taking meds to begin ... with and second, because the first time I used lexapro I gained like 50lbs and dont want to do that again...

  14. How can you tell when your med is working?
    ... I never had. Well, maybe Lexapro - I was a stone on that med. It was way too strong...

  15. lots of anxiety since off lexapro
    ... brooke50...so when you went back on the lexapro and it did not work did you quit it again? i just...
    ... Have you tried Celexa? I was on Lexapro and it was too strong for me. I was a complete stone ... My dr suggested Celexa as it is not as strong as lexapro . The only side effect i really had from it was a bit...

  16. Xanax Addiction??
    ... posts on people trying to get off Paxil, Effexor, Lexapro , etc. Then ask how many of them actually felt better...

  17. Cymbalta ...any Good Reviews?
    ... second week now 30mg next week i up to 60mg i was on lexapro and it helped but not enough to help get rid of major...

  18. nervous about meds
    ... does anyone know if it is safe to take ativan with lexapro ? Ive been taking ativan for a little over 7 months ... for anxiety..dr gave me lexapro for depression and anxiety but didnt give me instructions...
    ... taking 2.5 mg ativan a day, and he just gave me 10 mg lexapro . I havent started it yet, because I am not sure aobutthe...
    ... they will tell you, but in my case I was prescribed Lexapro and was told I could take Ativan as needed as well...

  19. Lexapro Dose & side effects
    ... I take 10mg Lexapro and it's working GREAT....
    ... because I was interested in finding others who take lexapro . And here they are! I've been taking 10mg for a year...
    ... tired, took naps very often, and low energy.I got off Lexapro about a year ago.[/SIZE][/FONT]...
    ... quit smoking, so I couldn't figure out if it was the Lexapro or that...still don't know, but seeing as though others ... Here's my question: I was traveling and forgot my lexapro and didn't take it for 3 days straight. On the 3rd ... .thankfully, I got home the next day and took the lexapro and felt better about 4 hrs later. I told my dr this...

  20. health anxiety...
    ... beginning to understand me, and I've been prescribed Lexapro (haven't started taking it yet though) and given the...

  21. Cymbalta= Insomnia !
    ... Cymbalta? I am at my witts end, I think I may try Lexapro next. On top of it I have to take it in conjunction...

  22. any positives about lexapro would really be encouraging.
    ... I've been taking Lexapro for about 3 months, and it has done wonders for my ... psychiatrist also says his patients' responses to Lexapro have been overwhelmingly positive....
    ... think it has helped with the weight gain and how much lexapro do you take?...
    ... I took Lexapro for about 6 months at I believe 25 mg.The med took ... lightheadedness during the first week or so of taking. Lexapro was not hard to wean off of for me either very little...
    ... I take Lexapro and it has changed my life for the better!!! The side...

  23. Vacation Anxiety! YIKES
    ... have never been on one before. I have been taking Lexapro for 3 years with great success...but I am really nervous...

  24. lexapro, zoloft, weight gain
    ... I have been on Lexapro and Klonopin for Generalized Anxiety Disorder and...
    ... the weight. I just kept gaining and gaining. And Lexapro didn't work that well for me. So that is why I stopped...

  25. can stopping and restarting same med worsen anxiety
    ... I began taking lexapro in May 04 and then weaned off in May 06. Needed to...
    ... Lexapro worked for me one time and not the second or third...

  26. Switching from Lexapro to Paxil CR
    ... that I was actually starting to feel better on the Lexapro . I haven't cried in about a week....

  27. memory issues-anybody else?
    ... anxiety and panic for about 3 years now. I was on lexapro since May 04, went off in May 06, and then back on...
    ... everything. It's also bothersome b/c I've done the lexapro route before, and never had these problems. We'll...

  28. Tiredness/weakness.....
    ... even when I'm not feeling very anxious! I've been on Lexapro (10 mg) for about a couple months, and last week the...

  29. Any meds that help with derealization...??
    ... me years ago, but didn't work a second time. Then Lexapro got rid of it about 80%. Those were the only ones...
    ... it makes me dizzy when it wears off. I have tried Lexapro in the past and just tried Effexor but got bad headaches ... . Maybe I'll give Lexapro another shot..... The Paxil is just not cutting it...

  30. Bad Withdrawals!!!!Help!!
    ... nmomoffive, The very first medication I ever went on was Lexapro , it didn't work. Cymbalta didn't work. No antidepressants...

  31. Sigh...
    ... Ive been on 10mg of lexapro for a month now, and I hate it. I'm on it due to GAD ... anxiety and panic attacks. I just dont like the way Lexapro makes me feel. Its real intense for the first few...

  32. Feel Like 2 People!
    ... because of the side effects. I've tried Cymbalta, Lexapro , Buspar, Wellbutrin, Xanax, Klonopin...and the list...

  33. Remeron dose change- anyone else out there still on Remeron?
    ... insisted I be taken off it. I now am on 10 mg. of Lexapro and 1 mg. of Klonopin. The Klonopin is a miracle ... I also seem to be having weight issues with the Lexapro which is very discouraging. I hate being over weight...

  34. Lexapro Rash - Serious or Not
    ... know what the rash was from if it wasn't from the Lexapro . It was starting to spread to my face. Part of my ... took one look at my rash and said it WAS from the Lexapro . I'm so mad at him for not seeing me last week when...

  35. Feel terrible
    ... probably just an anal fissure. my doctor started me on lexapro but i'm very apprehensive/worried to start it cause...
    ... definitely all be related to anxiety. If he/she prescribed Lexapro , then I'm assuming that was what they determined....

  36. Need advice, PLEASE!
    ... lost, some stayed the same... whereas some lost on Lexapro , whereas I had gained a lot... The zoloft for me...

  37. Prozac or Lexapro ??
    ... bit. But that should lesson as time goes on. I tried Lexapro and I felt like a stone on it. It was too strong for...
    ... A stone, like numb, like there, but not there. Did Lexapro , give you any panic attacks ?...
    ... attacks. I was also taking klonopin at bedtime until the lexapro started working. Have you tried other meds?...
    ... stimulating, and can cause panic attacks. I've heard Lexapro has less side effects. I think for an anxious person...
    ... I take lexapro and have not had a PA on it since it got into my system...
    ... stimulating, and can cause panic attacks. I've heard Lexapro has less side effects. I think for an anxious person...

  38. How long does an SSRI stay in your system?
    ... starting with Ativan, then tried, welbutrin, klonopin and lexapro , klonopin alone then celexa. I am suffereing from...
    ... your question, but can you tell me why you didnt like lexapro ?...

  39. Need medication advice please!
    ... tried Zoloft (got bad headaches) and used to be on Lexapro (don't really remember it was a few years back, it...
    ... off of klonopin when I started celexa. I too took Lexapro but it was too strong for me. Celexa is a lighter ... version of Lexapro . How do you feel on your meds right now? If you...
    ... tried Zoloft (got bad headaches) and used to be on Lexapro (don't really remember it was a few years back, it...

  40. On Lexapro 4 days - don't feel any different yet
    ... Has anyone taken lexapro for anxiety after a heart attack?...
    ... Dear NINA1915, I took Lexapro for almost 3 weeks and it helped me in NO way. It...

  41. Paxil seems to be working
    ... pounds on it (over one year) and am now on only 5 mg. Lexapro , which is supposed to be more "weight neutral" but...

  42. Effexor?
    ... Dear ALEX12, I have had a few different meds, Lexapro , Effexor, Paxil, Vistarel, and Xanax. The only thing...

  43. Dose Splitting
    ... The SSRI is lexapro , im having trouble adjusting to it. Though it is working...
    ... i was on Lexapro and it ended up being too strong. My doctor put me ... on celexa which is like Lexapro but not as strong. Have you tried Celexa?...

  44. Anyone else have anxiety about this?
    ... terrifed to be by myself. But, since I went back on my lexapro , the fear has subsided. I get anxious about it at...

  45. Does Any 1 At Times Feel Like There Going Crazy Or Going To Die
    ... I'm on Valium and Lexapro and I often feel like I'm crazy or I'm going to go...
    ... traumatic and I ended up in the hospital. They put me on lexapro and 3 months later I was "cured" again. Why did I...
    ... as best i can but does not work very often I take lexapro 20 mg and elival but still having them .hopr you feel...

  46. Just got back from PCP
    ... generalized anxiety disorder. He started me on 10mg of Lexapro once a day for a month and to come back after that ... me so tired I couldn't even function. He said the Lexapro wouldn't make me tired and there was very little chance ... effects. I've been reading some of the posts here about Lexapro and of the nausea. I'm keeping my fingers crossed...
    ... Physician? I'm glad you got a diagnosis...give the Lexapro a try, it works for some people great....
    ... all, there are side effects, as with all SSRIs but lexapro is said to be one of the less invasive ones. TAKE...
    ... psychiatrist or something, but he just gave me the Lexapro and told me to come back in a month for a follow up...
    ... go somewhere else. When you are given a drug like lexapro , you should have a follow up appt, followed by a CBC ... insurance companies. And, I hope you got samples of the lexapro , b/c they normally have a stock pile in their offices...
    ... too. By the way, I haven't felt anything from the Lexapro yet. I took it at 4:30 last night and 4:00 this afternoon...

  47. Lexapro...
    ... the same feeling taking meds, I dont think it is the lexapro but the anxious thoughts of taking it, I may very ... someone else will give some insite.Best of luck with the lexapro , the plus is that it's helping...
    ... When I first started taking Lexapro , my anxiety did get worse for a little while as a...
    ... When I took Lexapro I started out at 5mg. I felt horrible. My doctor suggested...

  48. Hi Im new and Could really use some advice
    ... I have GAD so my doc prescribed me lexapro . The first time I took it I had a horrible panic attack...
    ... because you were unhappy with the side effects of Lexapro , I personally would wait it out on the Lexapro. You...
    ... effects that you experience are a direct result of the Lexapro . It is a nasty drug with lots of side effects. Do ... a search on Lexapro on this board and you will here a long list of horror...

  49. SSRI Withdraw symptoms - need advice
    ... is making me foggy. I went from Ativan to xanax to lexapro and klonopin to just klonopin to Celexa. He wants...
    ... 30 to 10 in the span of a week. When I weened off lexapro , I was only taking 10mg and went down to 5 for like...
    ... have been on something(ativan, welbutrin,klonopin, lexapro , celexa) since my panic started. I am foggy all of...

  50. Anxiety ruining my career and relationships
    ... seeing a therapist. I have takin in the past, pxil, lexapro , strattyera...and one recent one I cant remember off...

  51. Am i the only one who gets this?
    ... going to start individual therapy soon. I've been on Lexapro , and it didn't work, so my Doctor has put me on Cymbalta...
    ... have to be placed on an antipsychotic!!!!! p.s. lexapro didn't work for me either--it was like taking candy...

  52. Pregnant and taking paxil!!!!!
    ... situation is nothing like the above posted. i have been on lexapro for only 4 months,and i have weaned off of it, like...

  53. How long do the withdrawals from Lexapro last?
    ... I had they same thing from ending Lexapro . Mine lasted about a wee. They feelings wouls come ... and go. It will go away. Why did you stop the Lexapro ?...
    ... i stopped the lexapro because i was still having anxiety while on it, i ... zoloft and that was awful. i decided to stop the lexapro to see how i felt without all these drugs. the lexapro...
    ... it is my cardiologist that had me on lexapro and he was the one that told me no withdrawal effects...

  54. Why am I getting worse? Need advice.
    ... I feel like a failure, maybe he can switch it to Lexapro or something that has less side effects of withdrawl...

  55. Opinions on Celexa
    ... year when this first began. Ativan, xanax, klonopin, Lexapro , Celexa, welbutrin (not in that order) Celexa saved...

  56. From Prozac to Celexa to Paxil to Luvox and now onto Lexapro
    ... HI Steve, It is me, Donna- Sue. I was on Lexapro , and it worked wonderful for me. I had no side effects...
    ... I had good success with Lexapro 10mg for my depression and anxiety. However, I had ... major GI issues with Lexapro and Celexa. I am now on Prozac and haven't had GI...
    ... [FONT="Georgia"][SIZE="4"][COLOR="Navy"] Lexapro worked for me and it did its job. While I was on ... Lexapro , I was tired most of the time. I also sweated a lot...

  57. Wondering how much meds you all take ? I'm nervous.
    ... thinking of maybe switching to a different SSI like Lexapro , then when I am ready to taper off maybe the withdrawls...

  58. Health Anxiety is ruining my life...
    ... little bit to my GP, who wrote me a prescription for Lexapro . That was about a month ago... and I still haven...

  59. anxiety took over my life
    ... I was also put onto 10mg of escitalopram ( called Lexapro in America) and i have not looked back. I feel that...

  60. Anxiety Help
    ... get up in the mornings and go to school. I am on lexapro 10mg/day. If there is anyone who could give any advice...

  61. Im a scaredy Cat
    ... Ive been on Lexapro 10mg for 2 years now.. and the Dr upped me to 15mg...
    ... Hey, Dont worry im on 25mg of lexapro n its only recommended upping to 20mg!! You'll be...

  62. Wellbutrin for anxiety...anyone tried?
    ... acutally and it was wasn't very good for me. I am now on lexapro and it works very well....
    ... so I personally wouldn't recommend it for that. Lexapro has been working very well for me though....
    ... effects. tried zoloft, prozac,, wellbutrim, and i think lexapro . there's one i can't remember. also if you need a...

  63. On Lexapro for 10 Days and...
    ... and pretty anxious? Currently i'm on 10mg of Lexapro but I'm kind of disappointed that I still don't feel...
    ... can take up to 6 weeks to feel the full effect of Lexapro ....
    ... It took 3 months for lexapro to work for me. One morning I woke up and I felt...
    ... judge whether it's going to work for you, and even if Lexapro is the right drug for you it probably isn't going...

  64. anybody ever have this happen?
    ... So, been on 10mg lexapro for almost a month. Its the second time I'm taking...
    ... posted about it below. What mg are you taking of lexapro ? If you like lexapro and you can live with the side...
    ... You may need to increase. If you like lexapro and you don't have side effects then I would stick...
    ... That same exact thing happened to me on Lexapro . I was only taking 10 mg. too. I was feeling great...

  65. Headaches/anxiety Related
    ... I am on medication for anxiety, I take lexapro . It used to work very well for me but it doesn't have...
    ... I got headaches from Lexapro . It may be your medication....

  66. Need advice on SSRI... change or lose them
    ... January. i went from Ativan, when needed. Then to lexapro and klonopin, to just klonopin and then Celexa. I...
    ... numerous ways. I can speak from experience. I was on lexapro 10mg a day, for about 6 months, and i decided I didn...

  67. please help me does anybodyfeel like me?
    ... very tired , maybe you would be better on Prozac or Lexapro . I don't know...but I take Paxil and it is a side...
    ... didn't work a second time. That happened to me with lexapro and imipramine. They worked great the first time...
    ... the States. The two meds that worked for me were Lexapro and Imipramine (an older drug). Imipramine worked ... 100% and Lexapro helped me about 80%. I wrote an explanation in one...
    ... a bad experience with it and ended up switching to Lexapro after about 5 months. I'm really liking the Lexapro...
    ... not. Have you tried Cipralex (the UK name for Lexapro )? You might also try Cipramil (UK version of Celexa...
    ... have to give the medication at least 2-3 months. Lexapro didn't work for 3 months. And it's not only the length...

  68. Lexapro questions!
    ... Do a board search on Lexapro and you will find tons of people who have had trouble ... with Lexapro . There are some who don't, but the vast majority...

  69. Anyone on Prozac?
    ... I have been taken off of Lexapro due to side effects and my doctor wants me to try...

  70. Paxil CR not doing the job
    ... at 25mg and I see my DR on Monday. I tried Zoloft, Lexapro , Celexa and not Paxil CR in the past 7 months to no...

  71. How Does Your Anxiety Work?
    ... thoughts. Can anyone else relate to this? I'm taking Lexapro right now... which does seem to help sometimes, but...

  72. Expired Paxil... what should I do??
    ... from what my doctors say. i got them coming off of Lexapro and although uncomfortable they told me not to worry...

  73. wellbutrin for anxiety
    ... Wellbutrin once, but I was on a combo with Celexa and then Lexapro (major weight gain from Lexapro). Then I ran out...

  74. Changing SSRI's
    ... I just switched from Zoloft to Lexapro (a version of Celexa) and my psychiatrist just had...

  75. Switching medication, zoloft to lexapro
    ... May I ask why you are switching from the zoloft to lexapro ? Lexapro only made me more anxious, but we are not...
    ... I switch from the zoloft to lexapro because I was still having palipatations and vivid...