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  1. Has anyone suffered zoloft withdrawal and stayed off
    ... xr, buspar, ambien, restoril, and now another SSRI, lexapro . I can't help thinking I would not need this now if...

  2. "Brain shocks" anyone?
    ... about a sensation i experienced when i was weened of Lexapro too quickly. i had never experienced this before and...
    ... Mine lasted for rougly 45 days or so after quitting Lexapro 10mg cold turkey. I am glad you feel relived...
    ... I am on 10mg Lexapro after I was on 50 mg Zoloft. I weened myself from ... zoloft of in the way that I took the Lexapro instead and stoped the Zoloft.It worked great that ... way. I wonder if the Lexapro is more intense then the Zoloft because I take so ... much less. My anxietey is gone had none since I am on Lexapro . Now to those Brain zaps. When I take Lexapro before ... its gone...But so farafter 2 Weeks I do wonderful on Lexapro . Gaint some Weigt but I think you just have to stop...
    ... about a sensation i experienced when i was weened of Lexapro too quickly. i had never experienced this before and...
    ... he helped me wean myself off of Effexor and on to Lexapro . Since then I've been on Celexa, Prozac, and now...
    ... i was on lexapro for only three weeks. i didn't like it. so i stopped ... and now i am taking buspar. even though i was on lexapro for such a short time i am getting the "brain shocks ... when i went off of effexor. apparently effexor and lexapro are pretty similar. even so... i never had them this...
    ... I am going through it right now after stopping Lexapro . It is a strange feeling. I was a bit concerned ... flashbacks" from my wild days, I had a feeling that Lexapro might do something to your serotonin levels. After...

  3. Antipsychotic vs. Antidepressant for Anxiety. Advice ASAP please!
    ... feeling. when this initially started, i was put on lexapro 10 mg a day. i think it was effective because i loosened ... he also may think this because of my response to lexapro the first time on it - where i was overly giddy. he ... antiphyschotic are much greater than suicide with Lexapro or Zoloft. But now my doc's got me scared that i'm...
    ... feeling. when this initially started, i was put on lexapro 10 mg a day. i think it was effective because i loosened ... he also may think this because of my response to lexapro the first time on it - where i was overly giddy. he ... antiphyschotic are much greater than suicide with Lexapro or Zoloft. But now my doc's got me scared that i'm...

  4. Which drugs and their effects on health??
    ... Many people, including me, say it doesn't work. Lexapro was really good for my social anxiety...you might...
    ... SO tired all the tim. How miserable is that Try Lexapro or similiar, imo....

  5. Celexa cause anxiety?
    ... experienced the same initial jump in anxiety with lexapro {related to celexa), but in about three weeks, it...

  6. Lexapro and Anxiety
    ... lexapro is the same type of med as celexa but it may be better...
    ... I just started taking Lexapro last week but stopped because I felt more anxious...
    ... of sensations you were having? I, too just started Lexapro 10mg a few days ago. I guess it was Wednesday night ... Also, I've had a headache every day since starting Lexapro . Have any of you had these kind of symptoms or ... them? I'd appreciate advice from anyone who is on Lexapro or who has been on it. Experiences, etc. welshboy...
    ... I have been on Lexapro , it seems like forever. I love it and I am on 15mg...

  7. Buspar results for you?
    ... anybody. I am currently on a really low dose of Lexapro and that seems to be helping my anxiety. Hope...
    ... anybody. I am currently on a really low dose of Lexapro and that seems to be helping my anxiety. Hope...

  8. help!stopped paxil and my anxiety is out of control!need advise
    ... let alone weaning yourself off your pills. I take Lexapro and I love it, I feel more calm and can handle my...

  9. Lexapro really works.
    ... to kapera lexapro is a prozac type med and these often are a big help...

  10. Thinking of Paxil
    ... afraid of the side effects- namely insomnia. I was on lexapro for a while and all it did was make things worse for...
    ... has experience with this drug. thanks. I was on lexapro for a week and a half- it was hell. I was on Paxil ... before and wanted to switch because I heard Lexapro was easier to get off of. I went back to the paxil ... gonna stick with it for now. I got insomnia from the lexapro . but SSRIs can do different things to different people...

  11. Kava Kava for anxiety relief???
    ... I have recently switched from Zoloft to Lexapro as Zoloft was no longer helping with my anxiety. I...

  12. ticked off
    ... I have been off lexapro 10mg for about 2 weeks and I had a panic attack last...
    ... I also went off my meds which was Lexapro and in two weeks I started in my old routine too....

  13. social anxiety :(
    ... t walk straight around people. But now I'm taking Lexapro , and it's helped ALOT. The wierd thing is, I've only...

  14. ?? on stopping zoloft?
    ... Zoloft on and off for many years (recently switched to Lexapro ) and I have never had any trouble stopping Zoloft...

  15. Effexor XR 5 days..Hairloss already!!!!
    ... to do. I am thinking about switching to 2.5-5mg of lexapro to see if that slows the loss. Its gonna be hard letting...

  16. anyone on lexapro?
    ... Lexapro made me too speedy and wired. This all started during...
    ... its great. I sure hope so because I've been on Lexapro for a week and I feel horrible. I switched from Paxcil...
    ... Yep, been on Lexapro for 5 going on 6 months. It helped me through a tough...
    ... I have been on Lexapro sinse Jan of this year, the first 2 weeks were hell...

  17. I am off my meds!
    ... I am off my lexapro ! It has been a week! I don't feel well, Kinda weird ... long way!!! I am planning on having a baby very soon. Lexapro did work wonders for me and without it I wouldn't...

  18. Getting out of hand... need help
    ... I talked to my doctor about it and he put me on Lexapro . I have never been better. I have had NO side effects...
    ... I'm on lexapro now Doc started me off with 10m. I switched from Paxcil ... because I heard really bad things about it. I've been on Lexapro for a week now but still feel horrible it's an effort...

  19. I have a ques on social anxiety
    ... perception of what others think of me. I started lexapro and it really helped. I used to do ANYTHING to get...

  20. Help Lexapro
    ... try the lexapro as it will be a big help when and if it works properly...
    ... months after being diagnosed with GAD, but now I'm on Lexapro . I tried to do it with CBT and exercise, and the occassiona...
    ... The lexapro saved my life. I have GAD, and it was completely ... So, my dr. got me off of Paxil and immeidately on Lexapro . You have to be patient until your doctor gets you...
    ... I just took my first dose of Lexapro this morning and now I am worried as I popped a 10...
    ... thanks for the advise How many mg is a half a tab of lexapro (that is what my doctor wanted me to take). Also ... like this. last question, if I do start taking lexapro is it better to take it at night or in the morning...
    ... My Dr. started me off on 10 mgs of Lexapro I've been taking it for a week and feel horrible ... is really hard) I have heard good things about the Lexapro but so far nothing :(...

  21. Celexa and headache
    ... Hi, I was on lexapro (closely related to celexa) and after a week the headache...

  22. I have anxiety!
    ... I am on Lexapro for depression, but it doesn't really seem to help...
    ... to halls, upping the lexapro dose may help, if you snore heavily it may be sleep...
    ... I know cuz I had lots of problems with sleep with lexapro and a few others. One thing that helped was taking...
    ... I take my Lexapro in the morning and take one and a half pill. I am...

  23. Its Back!!!
    ... normal). Gave me Klonopin (used before) but also Lexapro and a Beta Blocker called Atenolol. Here is my thought ... anyone experiencd with the use of atenolol along with Lexapro ? Any help is appreciated. Stress is a bummer,...
    ... getting without the atenolol. Sorry never been on Lexapro , so I dont know how the two will react together. But...
    ... quickly if disolved under the tongue when needed, lexapro is a modern version of paxil all your meds are...

  24. Anyone think they've got heart problems?
    ... my doctor finally got me on the correct dosage of Lexapro . I am thankful for Lexapro. My insurance however ... that's when they got dangerous. I have found that Lexapro has VERY few side effect. Much less than Paxil. ...

  25. PLEASE HELP!!! Lexapro vs. Prozac
    ... out, I did the switch but I went from fluoxetine to lexapro . I think I was taking 40 mg of prozac and The problem ... being on the fluoxetine for about 3 months to try lexapro 10mg and I was on that for a good 6 months! I absoultely ... loved it!!! there were two negatives about lexapro , I did gain about 20 pounds and My sex drive went ... I can go on lex again. The switch from prozac to lexapro was fine, No side effects from stopping one and no...
    ... lexapro and prozac are the same type of antidepressant and...
    ... worlds. No weight gain and a Med that will work. Lexapro is a wonderful drug and I take a high dose of it and...

  26. BuSpar problem? Would Paxil help? What's the best antianxiety drug?
    ... I have been on a lot of the other SSRI's..Zoloft, Lexapro ,....was also on Effexor XR, Wellbutrin SR. I am hoping...

  27. could this be anxiety?
    ... difficulty now, which is new, and have recently started on Lexapro , which seems to help. When I was younger, we used...

  28. lexapro
    ... first try ther lexapro at a highter dose, if not already on the max dose ... lexapro and zoloft are both the same type of med, prozac type...
    ... not sure I understand. :) See, I was taking 40 mg of Lexapro a day. I wanted to try something else because the ... lexapro didn't seem to be helping anymore. My doc was switching...
    ... run. Eveyone's different but it did wonders. I am on Lexapro and weaned myself the way I was told and I only felt...

  29. Pleas Help Quickly
    ... putting me on meds for no reason. My doctor has me on Lexapro but I have only been on it for 3 weeks and it hear...
    ... meagon I assume doc thinks its all from anxiety, lexapro is a prozac type antidepressant that usually reduces...

  30. Lexapro & Low Heart Rate
    ... side effect with a SSRI medication, or particularly Lexapro ? Thanks I think your heart rate in the 50's ... 60's is good. Probably the Lexapro is making your body calm down more. I would speak ... a cardio for peace of mind. I believe though, the Lexapro has just calmed you down. Andrea...

  31. Does anyone have constant anxiety?
    ... constant anxiety My Doc has just put me on 10mgs of Lexapro a week ago. The only difference is I have had this ... bills to pay and I'm scared. I have noticed on the lexapro it's hard for me to get to sleep at night is that...

  32. You must not take paxil...please
    ... suffering. I have been worried about this myself. I'm on Lexapro , but my husband and I wish to begin trying for children...

  33. New here...looking for advice on treatment.
    ... and go on something again. Well, my doctor suggested Lexapro . I took that for two weeks and felt awful…I couldn...

  34. Leprexo and am I a hypchondriac?
    ... vertigo can be caused by anxiety and many other things, lexapro is doubtful, IMO, it may reduce the anxiety and panic...

  35. Please help with Paxil
    ... DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PAXIL, PROZAC, ZOLOFT, CELEXA, AND LEXAPRO IN THAT THEY ARE ALL SSRI DRUGS. THEY ARE ALL IN...

  36. Started Celexa for my dizziness!
    ... regular 20mg dose after that. I would have liked Lexapro , but it's not yet approved here in Canada. Anyway...
    ... Hello Junior26 I am about to start either Celexa or Lexapro for dizziness that has lasted for the past 18 months ... effects are you having? Why would you have preferred Lexapro ? Is it better due to the side effefts?I don't handle...

  37. Help please :(
    ... currently not taking any of the meds I was prescribed. Lexapro gave me side effects in the male region. Xanax is...

  38. Lexapro not available in Canada???
    ... everybodys raving about lexapro because the makers are spending a huge amount of money...

  39. So afraid
    ... anxiety and deprsesion. He gave me a 2 week sample of lexapro . My blood pressure is very high. I cannot stop pacing...
    ... more tests done, middle ear problems are possible lexapro takes 2 to 6 weeks to start working properly so a ... help a lot, also they help you to get used to the lexapro stay with us...
    ... anxiety is prolly where it all stems from anyway so the lexapro should help. Dont feel down about the disorder there ... own your own sometimes so dont feel bad about taking lexapro . Good luck with this. Im 22 and know how freakin awful...

  40. am i crazy?
    ... aware of whats real and whats not. my doctor put me on lexapro and xanax and im getting really bad headaches from...
    ... your problems are most likely from anxiety and the lexapro should help, once it starts working properly how...

  41. I have questions and need advice -long
    ... diagnosed. To make a long story short I was prescribed Lexapro which only made me feel nuts and stressed out of my ... for new meds - I'm scared to because of happend on Lexapro . I'm also considering having a full-body MRI that...

  42. Only Could Happen to Me
    ... anxiety and panic before this. I just started taking lexapro for anxiety seven days ago but I don’t think it...

  43. Anxiety and Sleep
    ... to me than not getting enough sleep. Also I started lexapro this week and I think that has been keeping me wired...
    ... it may help to reduce the lexapro dose for a while...

  44. Effexor and weight!
    ... them. I am still on Wellbutrin too and I have been on Lexapro and Prozac---did not gain wweight on any of them....
    ... them. I am still on Wellbutrin too and I have been on Lexapro and Prozac---did not gain wweight on any of them....

  45. Starting taking Lexapro Today...Anyone else?
    ... I have been on lexapro for about 15 months now and have experienced a little...
    ... who complain about the same thing, there is no real " Lexapro withdrawal." But trust me, there is. The first few ... Within an hour or two, I was back to normal. Honestly, Lexapro really has changed my life for the better - I was...
    ... Lexapro has been great for me.I now take it twice a day,10mg...
    ... I have been on Lexapro for about 5 weeks now, I still am having anxiety problems...
    ... weight gain and acne is what caused my daughter to quit lexapro cold turkey!!!!!!in spite of being a vegan....and...

  46. Side effect of Wellbutrin?
    ... havent had the side effects that i had on zoloft, lexapro or paxil. I cant say I really have had any. On the...

  47. Zoloft?
    ... results from Zoloft but have recently switched to Lexapro as it has less side effects(sexual,eating for me)...

  48. 24/7 Spaciness. Which meds have helped you?
    ... panic attacks) for a few years and finally went on Lexapro about a year and half ago. It completed helped me ... EXTREMELY hard. If I knew this before I began taking Lexapro , I might have decided to stay off and attempt yoga...
    ... important for an anxious person). I was started on Lexapro 10 mg that got me about 40% better. After 12 weeks ... the medication is more important right now. I think Lexapro is the best med out there right now - low possiblity...
    ... physical causes first. So do I. I'll be mentioning Lexapro as my doc's appointment on Friday. I've heard good...

  49. Paxil vs Lexapro
    ... What dosage of Lexapro are you currently on? If your on a low dose, I would...
    ... I agree that the dose is important, I would up the lexapro to near the max dose for a while occasionally these ... to docs by the drug cos but its a fact so if the lexapro doesnt help more you may only getting a placebo effect ... in swapping to paxil as its the same basic type as lexapro , a SSRI or prozac type your next stap would be...
    ... Thanks for your response. I'm on only 10mg of Lexapro . I don't really have panic attacks or other occasional ... dizziness (which used to be more extreme before I started Lexapro ), other minor anxiety related symptoms (some fatigue...
    ... Since you are on a low-dose of Lexapro , it truly might help to up it to 15 or 20. Paxil ... effects and weight gain. I would try to stay on the Lexapro if possible. Obviously, if it doesn't work too much...

  50. Worrying about worrying...anyone else?
    ... postpartum and worry about everything and have been put on lexapro for the anxiety which I've been taking for about a...
    ... the lexapro should eventually help some people actually do...
    ... is a very normal part of anxiety. If and when the Lexapro starts working, you will notice a change. You won...

  51. Increasing Lexapro dosage?
    ... I'm interested in the responses. I've been taking Lexapro for 10 weeks and from what I've read full effects...
    ... I have been taking Lexapro for about 1 year. Already been through everything...
    ... about since everyone tells me this is a side effect of Lexapro during the begining. I did not notice it when I first...
    ... I recently went from 10mg lexapro each morning to 2 doses of 10 each with second dose...

  52. Constant spaciness, head pressure, now nausea... Desperate for help.
    ... put me on Wellbutrin this summer, Zoloft, and now Lexapro with NO RELIEF because he seems to think this is anxiety...

  53. Dizziness from abrupt movement
    ... that has been slowly going away with the help of 10mg Lexapro . One side effect that has remained is dizziness caused...
    ... that has been slowly going away with the help of 10mg Lexapro . One side effect that has remained is dizziness caused...

  54. still scared to take paxil!!
    ... your post because I too have been given paxil and now lexapro . I have yet to take any of them. I am truly afraid...

  55. Your Suggestions: Lexipro or Prozac
    ... bit by bit and take it from there. Are you taking Lexapro at night or mornings? I take my Prozac in the mornings...
    ... I took Lexapro for about 2 months... and for some reason it didn...
    ... I took Lexapro for about 2 months... and for some reason it didn...
    ... Nothing! Lexapro hasn't worked for me. And I haven't been back to the...
    ... Nothing! Lexapro hasn't worked for me. And I haven't been back to the...
    ... The positive effects of Lexapro didn't kick in for me until the 3rd month. Only like...
    ... [QUOTE=Bill G.]The positive effects of Lexapro didn't kick in for me until the 3rd month. Only like...
    ... considerable amount of weight. I'm currently taking Lexapro and liking it a lot....
    ... considerable amount of weight. I'm currently taking Lexapro and liking it a lot. Funny you brought up the...

  56. Lexipro & Blood Pressure...
    ... off the high anxiety trip. I know others who take Lexapro and they love it. I'm on PRozac, or at least the...

  57. Lexipro & Blood Pressure...
    ... anxious people often have high blood pressure so when lexapro works for you, a lower BP can be expected the tiredness ... isnt general, your dose of lexapro is low and probably cant be lowered and kept working...

  58. Lexapro Withdrawal Symptoms?
    ... I've been taking 5 mgs. of Lexapro for a little over a month. I've recently cut down ... expect (if any) when I stop taking it? I take Lexapro to control my "worrying", but I've gained 10 lbs. ... recently, and I really believe it's because of Lexapro . I want to stop taking it, but I'm scared of the side ... Prozac 10 mg. and I've gained weight too. But if the Lexapro is helping you, by all means, take it! Or speak to ... your doc about switching you and explain that Lexapro is making you gain weight. It's weird how these meds...

  59. Questions on Lexapro??
    ... input on the matter..but when I only had one dose of Lexapro , it gave me a panic attack worse than anything I've...
    ... things that I never even thought about being caused by Lexapro . Lately I have been wondering if I stopped taking...
    ... but it quit working and the doctor switched me to Lexapro . This was nearly two years ago. I started on 10...
    ... exact head and chest pains. They told her to go on Lexapro because of this and every since day one it helped...

  60. Please Oh Please Help Me!!
    ... switching you from Paxil to something else? I took Lexapro and slept for 4 days. Call Drs office and took me...

  61. Afraid to Go
    ... and easier Well, that is one opinion. I was on Lexapro once and it set back any kind of progress I'd made...

  62. Xanax/Alprazolam-Good, Bad, or Indifferent...
    ... I was taking Xanax before I started on LExapro for anxiety and panic, and thought it was wonderful...

  63. Xanax
    ... My anxiety is mostly managed with Lexapro , but my doctor gave me Xanax to take "as needed" when...

  64. Please help me!!!
    ... help me so I am OK with that!! I am currently on Lexapro -- which is the new and improved Celexa -- and I am...

  65. need advice!!!!!
    ... hello i have been on lexapro for almost 6 weeks. i took only 5 mg for the first ... problems like this this late into the meds? also did lexapro NOT work for anyone? if so what did work for you...
    ... Hi Alli, I was on Lexapro for one day and after the first dose, I got the worse ... and not me dying from an allergic reaction to the Lexapro . Needless to say, I didn't take anymore. Anyway ... been in an accident. They totally turned me off of Lexapro . I've heard that suicidal tendencies can be one of...
    ... lexapro is a prozac type med and these can cause a panic attack...
    ... good experiences on these? anyone tried these after lexapro did not work? it does not make me have panic attacks...

  66. Fearing anxiety itself
    ... depression and associated anxiety for many months now. On Lexapro , which seems to help. Some days better than others...
    ... Hi Golfnut lexapro is one of many prozac type meds and if working properly...
    ... depression and associated anxiety for many months now. On Lexapro , which seems to help. Some days better than others ... and deal with that? Hello Golfnut- I too am on Lexapro for severe depression and anxiety. We just recently ... through this therapy yet but am going to as soon as this Lexapro goes theraputic for me. My DR said she wanted me ... Also I wanted to let you know that since you are on Lexapro I wanted to invite you to post on a thread that I ... Its on this site on the DEPRESSION board -- under LEXAPRO PALS. All of us there are taking Lexapro and really ... free to post there and join us -- We like to call it LEXAPRO BEACH!! Hope to see ya there! :)...
    ... Thanks STCY, I will definately check you guys out on Lexapro Pals. I've been on it for about 2 weeks, but still...
    ... Thanks STCY, I will definately check you guys out on Lexapro Pals. I've been on it for about 2 weeks, but still ... effects are you getting? You can write me back on Lexapro Pals .. and then we can all be here for ya! Thanks...

  67. Lexapro
    ... ? Well, I don't think I would say that. I am on Lexapro , and have been for about 4 months now, but at first...
    ... ? Well, I don't think I would say that. I am on Lexapro , and have been for about 4 months now, but at first...
    ... Lexapro....I just started taking lexapro two weeks ago.....I was on paxil for almost 14 years ... that was depressing....now that I have been taking lexapro ....I have dropped almost 15 lbs in two weeks..... ... inch waist pants.........I feel so much better taking lexapro ....the side effects from first starting the drug were ... taking 30 mgs of paxil and now I am taking 10mgs of lexapro .......Best of luck...........
    ... take this". My physician DID offer me to start on Lexapro when I was there on Thursday. It was me who wanted...
    ... I've been on Lexapro for about 7 months and I love it! No side effects...
    ... I've been on Lexapro for just over a week now and I have have little problems...
    ... sychiatrist today and she commended me for not starting the Lexapro before going into therapy. She thinks I'm more likely...

  68. Hello!
    ... immensely. I am a 23 yr old female,and am now on Lexapro b/c my panic attacks got worse, but for awhile, I...

  69. LEXAPRO and AGGITATION???
    ... but i'll answer here too. i got really aggrivated on lexapro . we didn't get along....
    ... to byrdleg if the lexapro has recently been started the anger hopefully will ... stop soon, otherwise it seems lexapro isnt for you...

  70. Medication Question
    ... So I've been on Lexapro and Wellbutrin for the past year. Depression, panic ... reaction to my meds so she suggested taking 5mg of Lexapro , quit the Wellbutrin and start taking Desipramine...

  71. Xanax XR dosing?????
    ... it this way. I am also on a very very small dose of Lexapro , but I have noticed that I am sooooooooooo aggitated...

  72. Wellbutrin xl mixed with an anxiety medication?
    ... i used to take Wellbutrin with my lexapro ...and it worked well. the wellbutrin helped to counter ... the sleepy feeling i always had with lexapro ....
    ... I am on 10mg of Lexapro and 150mg of Wellbutrin SR (previously XL due to insurance ... Eventually doc wants me on Wellbutrin alone because the lexapro stopped working. Aries872...
    ... Hi, I take 20 mg Lexapro with 150 mg Wellbutrin XR. Its great!! :)...

  73. Getting off Lexapro.....
    ... i have been on lexapro for approx. 6 months. for a very stressful time in ... my life. i have stopped taking lexapro ........approx. 6 days ago. i am looking for any input...
    ... something - i still need meds. so they put my on lexapro . so i guess im really not that much help ... sorry...
    ... I tried to quit Lexapro "cold turkey" and my advice is not to do it.....I...

  74. Anyone on this board taking Klonopin?
    ... at the hospital says Klonopin two times a day and lexapro 20mg. is making her feel real good. She's not tired...
    ... taking it. (I must say that I am also on Wellbutrin, Lexapro & Restoril so all of it combined w/the Klonopin may...

  75. Lexapro and OTC Pain Meds
    ... ask a pharmacist but if the lexapro is working properly it should be reducing your anxiety...