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  1. Loratab 5 or Anxiety Med.
    ... Please Advise. I have stopped using Lexapro because of 7 straight months of headaches. The headaches ... that I couldn't cope with anything in life. I am now Lexapro free and not one headache. So...now I am starting...

  2. Is this ok to feel this way on Zoloft?
    ... disorder with some ocd this August. I have Paxil, Lexapro and St. John's wort none of them worked so I started...
    ... disorder with some ocd this August. I have Paxil, Lexapro and St. John's wort none of them worked so I started...

  3. Dizziness and Health Anxiety
    ... that triggered severe dizziness till now. I am on Lexapro now---my fifth day, and it has made me SOOOO dizzy ... the dizziness. I don't know if I should stop taking Lexapro , although I have heard that you can't just get off...

  4. Pain/Anxiety
    ... never went back on it, but I'm going to be starting Lexapro tomorrow. Does anyone else have major aches and pains...

  5. side effects of celexa
    ... back in '02, for PMS :) Then we moved and I was given Lexapro , didn't like it, liked Celexa, even though the doctor...

  6. Zoloft and clenching teeth
    ... clenching is a common occurrence with any SSRI (Paxil, Lexapro , Zoloft, etc). Doesn't say it's a side effect, but...

  7. More disturbing thoughts
    ... scared its a health related issue. I'm starting on Lexapro 10 mg, we'll see how it goes....
    ... push alot of depression thoughts. What exactly is Lexapro supposed to do? I'm only on 5mg right now (for the...
    ... What exactly is Lexapro supposed to do? I'm only on 5mg right now (for the ... something really soon... Hang in there partner :) Lexapro will take a week or more to kick in. I started it ... you go this route. Do as your doctor has suggested - lexapro is a good drug it takes a bit to get going. As for...
    ... Hang in there partner :) Lexapro will take a week or more to kick in. I started it ... you go this route. Do as your doctor has suggested - lexapro is a good drug it takes a bit to get going. As for...
    ... on stupid thoughts whihc mean nothing at all. Lexapro may not be your drug and it may take a long time to...
    ... on stupid thoughts whihc mean nothing at all. Lexapro may not be your drug and it may take a long time to...

  8. How long can I wait for results that
    ... may never happen. I have been on Lexapro a month. the first two weeks at 10 mg and the last...

  9. Anyone Had Good Results on Meds???
    ... I have had good results with Lexapro . I have been on it for about 3 years. It is not 100...

  10. Stuck deep in the mudd!!
    ... about to try number three on Monday. I have tried Lexapro and Zoloft, but had bad reactions to both. I'm a...

  11. Cymbalta- good reviews please
    ... pretty bad for me, but I toughed it out. I prefer lexapro and thought it worked better for my anxiety, but it...

  12. Advice needed: Anxiety Meds & Weight
    ... I wasn't sure if I should say (Rules??) but it was Lexapro . I started on Celexa which was ok, but I was so tired ... ..so supposedly Lexapro was a "version" of Celexa but had some part "missing ... time losing the weight. It wasn't until I stopped the Lexapro for a few months that it started to come off. I had...
    ... nauseous I had to stop it. I am so convinced that the Lexapro was the cause, I didn't eat more and it wasn't until...
    ... I gained alot of weight on Lexapro . I am now on Celexa and I love it....

  13. Those of you on beta blockers.......
    ... I am thinking of trying another one again, maybe Lexapro . Haven't tried that one yet. All the others never...
    ... definitely give it a try. I saw a counselor once that said Lexapro might be good for me because it has the least amount...

  14. Celexa for anxiety
    ... drug for me. However is pooped out. I am now on Lexapro ...

  15. 1 week at 20mg of Lexapro
    ... I have been on Lexapro for 4,1/2 weeks. $ weeks was the magic number for...

  16. I Need Help With Social Problems
    ... up tight when I go out !I take half of a 10 mg pill lexapro it helps me get thru the day!...

  17. Disturbing thoughts
    ... of medicine that will help ease your mind. I take Lexapro and Lorazapam for my affliction...It was a life save...

  18. PLEASE Help, Anxiety getting worse
    ... mimpramine, Zoloft, Paxil (anger issues with that), Celexa, Lexapro , and Wellbutrin. The problem is, I was taking Wellbutrin...

  19. Lexapro 20mg started 4 days ago
    ... the time) i went to my dr and he put me on 20mg of lexapro . I hadn't read to much on the drug so i took it blindly ... but it works for me so far :) the side effects of lexapro for me were massive headaches, feeling dopey etc.from ... effects of withdrawl. And there is weight gain with lexapro , i can't post the site on here but there if you search...

  20. Contantly Worried--Anyone Else?
    ... PsyD. for a year and nothing has changed. I've tried Lexapro and Zoloft and couldn't tolerate either of them. ...
    ... also some days are worse than others. i have been on lexapro for 5 weeks and some days my anxiety is better than...
    ... It's terrible, isn't it? Has the Lexapro helped your worry at all?...
    ... the lexapro has helped the anxiety some. some days i have hardly...
    ... smiled -- I also cried WAY too often. I am on Lexapro - I have been on it since it was brand new - about...
    ... meds and side effects like you have been able to do. Lexapro gave me such bad fatigue that it was all I could do...

  21. New here, just wanted to share my story with people who understand!
    ... give me the courage to take a pill. I have been on lexapro for about 2 weeks now. I've taken 5 mg for 2 weeks ... to this anxiety!!!!!! I am putting to much faith in lexapro ?...

  22. Been on lexapro 10mg for 2 days now. Should I stop???
    ... The first few weeks on Lexapro might feel like a rollercoaster!!! I was sleepy then...
    ... This is day 10 for me with Lexapro . Hang in there. Yesterday I felt GOOD for the first ... though it melted away. Many people have told me that Lexapro is fast acting... relatively for an SSRI. It seems...
    ... am currently going throught that now as I increased Lexapro from 10mg t0 20mg and I have more anxiety today just ... thinking about it. Lexapro has worked well for me in the passed and it does take...
    ... does make me feel better. I actually did not take lexapro last night...I just went straight to bed and just ... works because many people are taking it. Can taking lexapro keep my mind from worries? My main worry right now...
    ... prescribed it for you what they think. I've been on Lexapro for two years and have not had those symptoms. Also ... , it may be totally unrelated to the Lexapro ....

  23. Switching to or from Lexapro to Celexa
    ... I swithced from Lexapro to Celexa. But gave it a few months in between. Celexa ... is not as strong. I personally like it better than Lexapro . What are you switching to?...
    ... I actually am going from 10mg to 20mg of Lexapro starting today. If this does not work I make try ... to go back to Celexa. My doc thinks that if Lexapro doesnt work then Celexa wont right now. I have switched ... from lexapro to Celexa 3 years ago and it worked great. I am hoping ... moving to 20mg to Lexapro works. I love Celexa and am pissed it pooped out...
    ... was the best I have ever felt. I loved it. I liked Lexapro the first time but not as great as Celexa. Celexa ... was an A+ for me while Lexapro was an A-. The dr thinks that the two drugs are the...
    ... would stick with it. I was doing average at 10mg of lexapro ....but I am greedy and want to feel great at 20mg...

  24. pain ~ a few questions
    ... fight to stay rational. Just waiting to see if this Lexapro will work. It's so weird, I've gotten so good at...

  25. topamax anyone? also panic update
    ... heart rate was high (like it was when I jsut went off lexapro ) so we are doing bloodwork. not just so we know my...
    ... but more to help lessen the sexual side effects of lexapro .. for some reason i guess that med can work like that...
    ... Since the FDA took it off the market I have been on Lexapro . It is not working. Doctor gave me zoloft yesterday ... everyday and was on ativan as needed. Now since the lexapro isnt working and I have been on it for about 2 years...
    ... out of the blue. Plus, I had a bad time coming off lexapro ... which kind of started some of my panic issues....

  26. Turning the corner.......
    ... OK. I started excercising, eating better and lexapro 10mg about two weeks ago. The last two or three days...
    ... 10 days for me to feel the positive effects of the Lexapro . At first, I really think the Lexapro caused additional...

  27. percocets giving me anxiety?
    ... for about 2 months or something, since I went off lexapro ... of corus,e Ive struggled with anxiety forever....

  28. Anyone taking or have taken BUSPAR?
    ... about Buspar for anxiety but he put me on Xanax and Lexapro . Once the Lexapro kicked in I really do not need...

  29. How do I know to go up in Meds or to Change Meds?
    ... feel comfortable with my treatment. I am on 10mg of Lexapro for 3 weeks now and the anxiety and the "foggy" feeling ... I am thinking about asking to Dr to go to 20mg of Lexapro but I really dont know if I can handle the initial...
    ... something else to take as needed for anxiety until the lexapro kicks in fully. In my opinion, and my psych also thinks ... ativan, xanax, etc.) in addition to the upped dosage of lexapro until it kicks in for you. Just curious but isn't ... lexapro almost the same med as celexa? Good luck with your...
    ... Lexapro is stronger than Celexa....
    ... Celexa was awesome for me and Lexapro worked a few years ago. 20mg may be my next step...
    ... ......Been 4 years and still searching! I did the Lexapro but never felt good and got depressed and agaitated...
    ... Celexa for 3 years and it pooped out. Then I went on Lexapro and it worked for a year and then pooped out. I went ... Celexa and see if I can get the two-2 years. I am on Lexapro at 10mg and seeing the Dr. tonight, I was doing well ... on Celexa at 40mg and I am only on 10mg of Lexapro . So 20mg may make sense... I will let him decide...
    ... Celexa for 3 years and it pooped out. Then I went on Lexapro and it worked for a year and then pooped out. I went ... Celexa and see if I can get the two-2 years. I am on Lexapro at 10mg and seeing the Dr. tonight, I was doing well ... on Celexa at 40mg and I am only on 10mg of Lexapro . So 20mg may make sense... I will let him decide...

  30. Is monitoring ourselves part of the problem?
    ... them actually, my doctor has try to give me praxil, lexapro and some other drug and I refuse. My body is so sensitive...

  31. CITALOPRAM can anyone advise please
    ... coffee, soda, etc. Good luck. You can also look into Lexapro (same as Celexa, but w/o the side effects). My doc ... described Lexapro to me as "same as celexa, but they took the side effect...

  32. Ocd
    ... Is There Anyone Out There Who Has Been On Lexapro And Was Able To Get Off Of It?...

  33. Lexapro 20mg
    ... Hey Sarah, I've been on Lexapro for only 6 weeks and I guess it helps some. It stopped...
    ... for me. I think 40mg of Celexa is equal to 20mg of lexapro . I am on 10mg and it has helped a little but I do...
    ... :blob_fire I have been on 10 mg of Lexapro for about a month now. I feel a tiny bit better ... Maybe I should ask about increasing the dosage of Lexapro . I don't like feeling this anxious all of the time...
    ... i also have been on lexapro 10 mg for a month helped anxiety and depression some...
    ... I have been on lexapro 10 mg. for about 6 weeks. I feel somewhat better...
    ... I take my 10 mg of Lexapro in the morning - first thing - the first few days ... beers does the trick too! :) Has anyone noticed if Lexapro causes weight gain or not? I have gained a few pounds...
    ... I gain weight with Lexapro . 10 pounds. But - anytime I take a med - I gain weight...
    ... I have been on Lexapro since it came out 2 years ago. I started on 10mg qd ... Originally, I was on serzone. Since I have been on the Lexapro my anxiety has got so much worse. I have been on it ... on zoloft I had been doing research. I founf that Lexapro is only FDA approved for depression and generalized...
    ... this is very enlightening, I have been on 10mg of lexapro for 3 and a half weeks and it's helping maybe 50% ... going to ask my doctor to switch me to paxil if this lexapro doesn't start to work better soon....
    ... yesterday - he said to continue with the 10 mg of Lexapro for two more weeks - if I still don't see improvement...
    ... effects for me were simular to the side effects for lexapro only multiplied by ten. I was always naseous and ... adjusted to it. It's been a few more days on the lexapro 10mg and It seems to be working better now, I'm 1...

  34. heart palps/panic
    ... ugh... had this going on ever since I went off Lexapro about a month or so ago. taking ativan, which isnt...
    ... every day. i didnt have this before i started the lexapro ... but almost synonomous with me going on the lexapro ... when we first found out about my mom, but them the lexapro kicked in and I was fine. maybe (it was just 4 months...

  35. New To Wellbutrin
    ... not hyper), and severe insomnia. I have been taking Lexapro for 6 weeks (after three weeks my GP upped my dose...
    ... no real side effects. Especially considering with Lexapro I had a very hard time with the dizziness, numb feelings...

  36. Caffeine and Anxiety
    ... to eat. Since the attack I have been prescribed Lexapro and a low dose of Klonopin. I have been unable to...

  37. thankyou to all from a new member
    ... xanax for the initial two weeks then wants me to go on Lexapro . The idea of this makes me feel very frightened and...
    ... every day since. My psychiatrist wanted me to try Lexapro but I never took it because I'm drug phobic now. ...
    ... imbalances get to be a bit more in check. I'm on day 5 of Lexapro and the anxiety is still coming in waves. Some waves...

  38. HOW much longer...............?????
    ... knlonopin? This happened to me months ago when I tried Lexapro and she switched me to take both at the same time...

  39. please...racing heart every nite
    ... to normal, but it will happen over & over. i'm on lexapro 10mg & xanax .50 at nite. i don't know if this is...

  40. buzzing shock feeling..
    ... Disorder coupled with Panic Attacks. I was treated with Lexapro and Klonopin. Within an hour of starting the Klonopin...
    ... meeting she took me off those meds and started my on Lexapro . Said I wasn't Bi Polar at all. She said I could ... any. I felt really bad when I 1st started with the Lexapro . Lot's of anxiety and them depression. I am on day ... 12 of the Lexapro and starting to feel better. I still have a hard time...

  41. Lexapro/PMS
    ... This will be my first cycle since I started Lexapro started it for smoking cessation. So far the side ... usually have some mild symtoms. Not sure if it is lexapro but I feel soooo bloated. I can barely wear a bra...

  42. Rib and Chest Pain
    ... bothers me the most. I have done a couple stints on Lexapro and am currently off. I have always felt pretty good ... discomfort. I am not sure if some of this is not due to Lexapro withdrawal. My anxiety is completely health related...
    ... attacks, etc. I wish I could get over it. Did the lexapro help you? If so you may want to consider taking it...

  43. Starting My Magnesium!!
    ... I take 10mg Lexapro with .25 Xanax on the side when I really need it....

  44. Weaning Off Of Xanax
    ... doctor and she freely prescribed me two medications- Lexapro and Xanax. She gave me no warning or no details regarding...

  45. Hoping this Klonopin will work full day 1
    ... take 10mg of Klonapin (sp?) at bedtime and 20 mg of Lexapro in the morning. He wants me off the Klonapin. We...

  46. Went to Dentist, YEAH!!, and Throwing the Ativan away!!!
    ... If it doesn't help, then we go with her idea of Lexapro , if it helps, I'm sticking with it, with her or another...

  47. Ringing in Ears (Tinnitus) due to Anxiety?
    ... with Panic attacks in May of 2006. I am currently on Lexapro and a very small nightly dose of Klonopin. The majority...
    ... was noted that I first noticed the ringing when my Lexapro dosage was increased from 10mg daily to 20mg per day ... tinnitus was a side affect of an increased dosage of Lexapro ....

  48. I had my First Anxiety Attack...
    ... visit, and he gave me a month's worth of samples of Lexapro , so I have been on that for a week now... sometimes...

  49. Is it Lexapro??
    ... mixture of both. I happened to gain some weight on Lexapro . And now I am on Celexa-I gained weight with this...

  50. The Good, The.........bad, and.....
    ... for my OCD, but it barely did anything. Zoloft and Lexapro didn't either. I don't even count its usage for my...

  51. I week on Lexapro
    ... I am coming up on week 3 for Lexapro . At first it made me sleepy and now it makes me hyper ... anxiety which hopefully I will be able to just be on Lexapro ....
    ... when I first started Lexapro I had anxiety the first couple of weeks. My doctor...
    ... Today is day 8 on Lexapro . Only day 6 at 10mg. I still feel terrible. My anixety...
    ... I just went back on Lexapro after being off for about 10 months. The last time...
    ... It took weeks for Lexapro to kick in for me. Did your Dr. give you something...
    ... those were my words exactly when I started taking lexapro . It took me about 2-3 weeks to start feeling the effects...
    ... Give it some more time!!! When I first started Lexapro I was sleepy then about 1 1/2 later I could of bounced...
    ... I have been on 10mg of Lexapro since April and it has worked fantastic for my anxiety...
    ... worked wonders for me. I am about 10 days into the Lexapro (10 mgs) and I'm starting to see some improvement ... my Xanax or Klonopin without hesitation until the Lexapro has time to start working. Don't put yourself through ... SSRI some time. My main side effect from the Lexapro is that I am waking up with anxiety more often and ... sleeping patterns had been good until I started the Lexapro but I'm willing to fight through a few weeks to see...

  52. Anyone try ANXIETOL 7??
    ... of MANY people having this problem. I'm taking Lexapro right now (but thinking of quitting, I don't think...

  53. weird sensations with Lexapro
    ... I was on Lexapro for a few months and it took 6 weeks to work for me...

  54. Klonopin questions.............
    ... take a while before it gets into your system like Lexapro (2-4 weeks)? I am going for an MRI tomorrow and I...
    ... s the difference between a benzo and an SSRI (like Lexapro ): SSRI's take awhile to kick in, but they work continuously...

  55. Anxiety and Smoking (Cigarettes)
    ... some help I went to the Dr and he put me on xanax and lexapro , they are working soooo well for me. I had tried...

  56. Thanks, magnesium & calcium
    ... window. I gave up & saw my Dr. last Thurs & he gave me Lexapro 10mg. I started it Thurs so that by yesterday I had ... reading everything that I could find about Adrenalin & Lexapro I ran across some posts about Magnesium, calcium ... had in a couple of months. A question. Could the Lexapro have kicked in this quick? Is this a placebo effect...
    ... I am not on Lexapro but my mother-in-law is and it took her about a week...

  57. Does anyone feel like they're on a boat
    ... this anxiety related... :) I'm also taking 10mg lexapro , not sure if anyone else has had or felt this before...
    ... was hoping would clear up. I'm about to switch to Lexapro in the hope that it will relieve these unbearable...

  58. My Doctor is .............
    ... suggest you give it some time. I had to stop taking Lexapro within the first 3 days of taking it. It raised my...
    ... hear you're having a hard time still. I guess the Lexapro didn't work for you? I hope the Prozac will start...
    ... I don't understand why the doctor took me off Lexapro so quick, I was in between doctors, my old doctor ... passed away, so this one gave me lexapro . How are you on Lexapro? I have wondered about...

  59. Any ladies have worse anxiety during PMS?
    ... into it. It must be hormones. My doctor put me on lexapro which seemed to lessen the irritability during my...

  60. not sure remeron is helping
    ... to stop the buspar and continue with xanax and add lexapro or paxil. If you do take both, has anyone ever told...

  61. Deja vu and terror?
    ... day and the disappear for months I am on Ativan and lexapro already, what is happening to me? I am so scared?...

  62. Weight loss from anxiety?????
    ... weight without even really trying? My doc put me on Lexapro back in June and it made me so sick. I had no appetite...
    ... good appetite now, it was just when I was taking the Lexapro that I didn't have one. I pretty much eat like normal...
    ... I have a pretty normal appetite since quitting the Lexapro and I eat quite a bit of fattening food. I have noticed...

  63. Anxiety and Pregnancy
    ... unable to function. When I am not pregnant, I take Lexapro . My doctor switched me to prozac during pregnancy ... trying to conceive again and I'm hoping to stay on Lexapro . I am comfortable with the risk/benefit of continuing...

  64. existential issues
    ... years. About a month ago I started taking 30 mg of lexapro and have not seen much improvement. I have never...

  65. just started taking zoloft
    ... also took a klonopin with it because they put me on lexapro before and i thought i was going insane. it mostly ... scared to take it without because i know what the lexapro did for me when i didnt have klonopins. it was the...
    ... course of a few years, I went off the Zoloft to go on Lexapro , before returning to the Zoloft (and taking Prozac...

  66. xanax tapering advice!! please help here!
    ... 6 times during the last 3 months! Now, I am on Lexapro and things look ok! I want to stop taking the xanax...

  67. Tranquilizers or SSRI's?
    ... cuz I was scared of an being addicted and he gave me Lexapro and the Xanax until it kicks in. And the Lexapro...

  68. Just got off Zoloft...starting Lexapro
    ... tomorrow. I will not give advice about getting on Lexapro ....what I will tell you that "dont be afraid of it...

  69. Remeron anyone?
    ... we'll possibly work up to 30mg. She also suggested Lexapro as an alternative, but I was reluctant to try that...
    ... starting the remeron again. keep in touch. i took lexapro once at 10 mg. and hated it. it made me sick to the...

  70. Bad day with my HEART!!
    ... and it gave her a panic attack, too. She now takes Lexapro and never had any side effects at all. My mother...

  71. Ativan withdrawls? Please help
    ... anxiety along with speaking with a professional. I tried Lexapro and that was too strong. I am now on my 2nd week of...
    ... scared to take a medication as I didn;t have luck with Lexapro . Actually it did work but it was too strong for me ... . My Dr said this is like Lexapro but not as strong. I hope you are feeling better....

  72. Anxiety need help!
    ... could discuss switching to a new medication. I was on Lexapro a few months back and had to discontinue because it...

  73. Anxiety Medication Help!
    ... doesnt work what should l do, l have tried Prozac and Lexapro , both made me sicker than a dog. My doctor said it...

  74. Is anyone taking Zoloft for Anxiety/panic disorder?
    ... on my last day of Zoloft today. I am switching to Lexapro ...

  75. Health Anxiety - I am losing my mind, I think.
    ... klonopin, xanax, valium, effexor, paxil, celexa, zoloft, lexapro basically if you name it i have been on it. I have...