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  1. What is wrong with me
    ... big problems trusting people . Meds I have tried lexapro , prozac, dektapro and even seraquil. I just want...

  2. So Scared
    ... seroquel. to many side effects. now on lamictal and lexapro . now back on taking a small dose of seroquel and the...

  3. getting diagnosed?
    ... situational, some of it is more. i started with lexapro - and after a few months, i needed more. sounds...

  4. just started taking lamictal - does it get better?
    ... i have been on lexapro (20 mg), trazadone (50-100 mg) and xanax (1 mg) all...

  5. Lexapro and the munchies
    ... cravings! they say that its possible to get diabetes on lexapro too so you got to be careful!...

  6. New BP diagnoisis
    ... that my angry outbursts were rebellion. I went on Lexapro in college and it seemed to help with the depression ... to the job. I found a psydoc and he took me off the Lexapro and put me on Lamictal. Things have really been up...

  7. bipolar and can't find right combo for meds-seeking advice
    ... to anybody who reads this. i was taking effexor and lexapro and lamictol and xanax and nadalol for a while, and ... mg of lithium, and the lowest doses of effexor and lexapro . no xanax or nadalol. anyways, i still feel anxious...

  8. which illness?? which problem?? which board?? help!!!
    ... from prozac, to zoloft, effexor and most recently lexapro which worked for a few yrs. 2 yrs ago i developed ... on Hydrocodone (pain) and Ambien (sleep) stayed on lexapro at that time. was fairly level until april 08. ... crying spells hysterical...back to Dr. changed my from lexapro to Pristiq, added amitriptyline to help not sleeping...
    ... I just started taking after being on (all at once) Lexapro 20mg, effexor 225mg, lamictal 100mg, xanax 1mg, and ... day to day activity it's good. And I still take the lexapro and effoxer but only at the minimum doses. No xanax...

  9. Exhausted
    ... Valporate (800mg) and Seroquel (50-100mg). In Nov 2007 Lexapro (20mg) was added. My problem is exhaustion. I get...

  10. best med with wellbutrin???
    ... may be the answer. I thought about wellbutrin with Lexapro but when I took the two of these separately my headaches...

  11. Meds
    ... depressed, and I wanted to believe him so badly. I took Lexapro (another anti-depressant) and sent myself to the hospital...

  12. does this happen to you
    ... first then boom, like Im taking nothing. My last was Lexapro . I have a dr appt tom. So hopefully I can get on the...

  13. Losing my edge on lithium...
    ... Does anyone else feel this way? After 3 yrs of Lexapro and a little lithium, sometimes alternating, my pdoc...

  14. Don't know what else to do...please help.
    ... haldol, invega, zyprexa, symbyax Antidepressants: Lexapro , celexa, cymbalta, effexor, effexor xr, wellbutrin...

  15. BiPolar with NO HIGHS??!!??
    ... eat. I explained this to my doc and he increased my Lexapro just until the Spring when the weather got better...

  16. Another newbie - questions...
    ... depression on and off for years. My Dr. put me on Lexapro 20mg for the depression and Lamictal 200mg for the...
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    ... I have tried everything from Paxil and now am on Lexapro . It seems to work the best for me. Paxil was a complete ... abilify is new but he really thinks it will augment my lexapro and bring me "up" without the manic. But, given how...
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  17. Another Newbie - and question...
    ... lot toward the depressive side so my Dr. has me on Lexapro 20mg too. So, for a year the two have worked great...
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  18. A roller coaster ride
    ... that never seemed to continue working, Risperdal, lexapro , prozac, lithium, etc. Unfortunately I always turned...

  19. Is it the meds or is it me???
    ... bipolar and have been taking Wellbutrin, Lamictal, Lexapro , and Abillify for almost a year, and this has just...

  20. Feeling a bit nuts tonight
    ... 500mg Depakote twice a day and 10mg of Cipralex or Lexapro in the US I think it's called. I feel better than...

  21. Bi-polar but no real mania meds?
    ... like u can't shake. i stil take it in conjuction with lexapro and effexor, but so far so good. also, a side note...

  22. cancer and depression
    ... primary care physician. my physician gave me prozac and lexapro and both sent me into a manic state. i had boundless...

  23. Hi! I'm New, Please Help
    ... primary care physicians had tried prozac last year and lexapro this year to no avail. I had been testing completely...

  24. Do meds actually work.
    ... bad mood swings. I'v tried zoloft, paxil, effexor, lexapro , seroquel, zyprexa, Klonopin, Xanax. The Xanac worked...

  25. Getting "Comfortable" with Bi-Polar
    ... time I tried to commit suicide.At 17 I tried OD on my Lexapro . I have had hospitalizations because of it. I have...

  26. Over medicated? (along with some good news)
    ... community! I am still on Abilify, Lamictal, Lexapro , and Topamax (good memory Llama!) But what I think...

  27. Any Experience with Topapax?
    ... evauate how I'm doing. I am also on Lamical, Abilify, Lexapro , and Ambian and Atavin PRN. So (I guess this...
    ... once a day for close to 3 years now. I also take Lexapro 20mg. The combo has been a miracle for me. I wouldn...

  28. Feeling A LOT better!
    ... psychotic features. Antidepressants: prozac, paxil, lexapro , wellbutrin xl, effexor xr, zoloft Antipsychotics...

  29. help - upset from discussion with roommate
    ... very emotional, should be on ADs (his whole fam is on lexapro & his dad is thought to undiagnosed BP I). Anyway...

  30. GAD or Bipolar?
    ... another vicious cycle. I am on lithium (600 mg) , lexapro (10) and Klonopin. On this I still don't feel "NORMAL...

  31. Blue days... and pimples...
    ... miffed at everyone kinda low. :( I'm tempted to pop a Lexapro , but the fear of bringing on hypomania keeps my hand ... Let's just say I had a bad summer after one year of Lexapro alone...) I'll call my pdoc if this continues....
    ... I have a question for you. Were you on just plain lexapro ? or lexapro and a mood stabilizer? I've found that...
    ... got back here today. Steamroll, I was on just Lexapro , for about a year, best as I can recall. It's ... been a 3-yr journey for me. After taking Lexapro for 6 weeks, it stopped working, and my family doc ... called in a pdoc who wanted to add lithium to the Lexapro . He wanted me to take 600mg/day. That freaked me out ... taking both for a short time, I began to alternate 10mg Lexapro or 300mg lithium, every six months. It was just the ... Lexapro for 10-12 mo when I had a hypomanic summer (07). After...

  32. lithium - new user - what do you take for bloating?
    ... crap out of him. Thankfully, he cold turkeyed off lexapro a year ago...and he had similar reactions. His mom ... is on lexapro indefinitely, but she is prob BP - non specified. ... His sister is on lexapro also, and he said his dad was in a mental institution...

  33. Mood Stabilizers.
    ... had excellent results with Topamax for the moods and Lexapro for the depression. Been on this combo for close ... now. I definitely saw a weight loss after starting Lexapro , which didn't bother me in the least. But, it has...

  34. Opinins please before I tell my psych all of this information. Am I Crazy?
    ... 175 mf of Anafranil at night. (I was allergic to Lexapro , Prozac, and Zoloft). I haven't told ANY of this...

  35. Bipolar or just depression?
    ... common, and my problems would go away soon enough with Lexapro or another prescription. Three months later and...
    ... general anxiety disorder" and is treating you with Lexapro , which is an antidepressant, not antianxiety medication...
    ... is leading to the rapid mood swings...he upped my lexapro from 10mg to 20mg daily...i'm going to do my best...

  36. so many meds so many side effects
    ... since then ive been on lots of med, zoloft, welbutrin lexapro lamictal, geodone, tegretol and now im taking invega ... which is basically risperdone, along with lexapro and welbutrin...problem is it makes me like a zombie...
    ... basically anti-meds now, and I am only taking 5mg of Lexapro , which is not good for someone with a bipolar mood...
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  37. Falling apart, need help getting doctor + meds without insurance or .. money at all.
    ... 3-4 years ago. Currently not medicated but was on Lexapro first before they realized antidepressants alone will...

  38. Lexapro and Depakote
    ... i was on depakote and effexor... now im on lexapro and lamitical... and in the beginng of lexapro...
    ... ive been on lexapro for a few years, however i stopped taking it, along ... the equetro making me sick because i had been on the lexapro and wellburtin for so long....but now im thinking ... maybe its the lexapro ...because i just take the wellbutrin and lexapro now ... . its bearable without the equetro... but i guess lexapro can make you sick; after a while it stopped and i...
    ... I take Lexapro & Depakote, and they work well together for me....
    ... takes both,and she's her normal self. Without the Lexapro ,she tends to sleep more. Without her Depakote,she ... gets moody. Depakote+ Lexapro =:):) for me....
    ... I am BPII and take 20mg of Lexapro in the a.m. along with 200mg of Lamictal. At night ... I take Remeron and Klonopin for sleep. The Lexapro has helped greatly with the depression, anxiety, and ... the symptoms went away after a couple of weeks. The Lexapro has actually been one of the most benign drugs I have ... first that eventually subsided. I would give the Lexapro a bit more time to work its magic. If it doesn't...
    ... I have never too Depakote, but I have taken Lexapro . It made my mood swings worse, even made me suicidal...

  39. bipolar disorder
    ... never experienced before..Im on epilum zyprexa and lexapro , they have kept me stable since that episode.. to...

  40. Nightmares anyone?
    ... meds, and now they are worse. My meds for psych are: Lexapro , Depakote and Ambien. In my opionion the drinking...

  41. Bipolar/ADD
    ... depressed and for the last 7 years have been on either Lexapro Wellbutrin and now prozac. Doctors had diagnosed me ... crap. Could not sleep, depressed. I started taking lexapro later Ambien CR, Paxil and Seroquel. All of this so...

  42. Newbie
    ... appt. to speak w/the head shrinker. Currently on Lexapro 10mg for anxiety. This was due to work related stress...
    ... help us. Perhaps you just need a higher dosage of Lexapro . I take 45 mg a day. That is a lot but it works...
    ... not my fav. Are you on any other meds besides Lexapro ? Because if you aren't on a mood stablizer and just ... tdoc as well. They help tremdously. Also, I am on Lexapro (15) and it certianly lifts my mood, but I also need ... my pdoc says "give me a ceiling on my room" and the lexapro gives me a floor. So I still bounce around a little...
    ... become one as well. I can handle the one medication of Lexapro but I don't want to become someone that needs a pill ... pretty good the last week once I went and picked up my Lexapro . Maybe it's you guys and being able to tell you what...
    ... only way to go. And if you are feeling good with the lexapro , then I say 'if it ain't broke, don't fix it.' Ya...

  43. You know your medications are expensive when...
    ... I'm on abilify, Lamictal, Lexapro , and seroquel, and boy are they expensive! Luckily...
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  44. Geodon Side Effects
    ... extremely rare. I currently take Geodon, Lamictal, and Lexapro with success. LW...

  45. I need advice big time.
    ... personal experience is different. I am 63 now, and on Lexapro , Lamactil, and Valium. The Lamactil is new for me...

  46. Can I be my pre-bipolar self?
    ... see her once a week, I am on Lamictal, abilify, and Lexapro . I have an awesome guidence counslor whom I see every...

  47. Lamictal
    ... Lamictal alone did not take it all away. My pdoc added Lexapro and the combo of the two really works for me. I am...

  48. Will I gain weight from these meds?
    ... time, but now am only on lamictal and abilify and lexapro . I did not gain any weight when I was home and eating...

  49. How do you know when you are going through a normal stage?
    ... Now I am on Depakote 1,000 mg, Seroquel 100 mg, and Lexapro 10 mg. I think that it might be working. I was just...

  50. Back at square one...
    ... llama i'm so sorry you're going through this. i am on lexapro and just started lamictal and the lamictal has made...

  51. It's A Lot to Handle (and to Read) Please Help
    ... i broke out, therefore ended that regimen. And now lexapro as an antidepressant and geodon to help w/ my moodswings...
    ... i broke out, therefore ended that regimen. And now lexapro as an antidepressant and geodon to help w/ my moodswings...
    ... practitioner. I got him to agree to let me start on just lexapro , as I mostly had long lasting depressive episodes...

  52. Separation anxiety during mood swings!!
    ... my converses... i'm currently taking geodon and lexapro .. and the combination is starting to get to me......

  53. Bipolar VS PTSD
    ... meds he has been on and start on a whole new regimen, Lexapro and something else which I don't know cause I can...

  54. Question on side effects please
    ... told her of my concerns and she suggested I drop the lexapro . Since they both have antidepressant qualities that ... may be causing insomnia. I stopped the lexapro , last dose of that was wednesday, but that takes a...

  55. Finally Well....praise GOD!!
    ... stable after 20 years. I take abilify for the mania and lexapro for anxiety and otc benedryl sometimes to help me...

  56. Just Diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder
    ... anti-depressant), wellbutrin XL (anti-depressant), lexapro (anti-depressant) & sonata (for sleep). There are...
    ... told him I would like to try just an antidepressant, Lexapro . I had used that before and it worked well for my ... put me on a mood stabilizer but that I could try the lexapro since that takes longer to build up in my system, ... takes a couple days to work. So since starting the lexapro I have had a couple hypomanic phases but I knew when...

  57. What Meds Are You On?
    ... Trileptal, and Geodon. A good combo from the past was Lexapro , Lamictal, and Abilify....
    ... I am only on lexapro right now. Doc wanted to put me on a mood stabilizer ... occaisional hypomanic episodes. Since starting the lexapro I have had more "up phases", lol, but not bad and...
    ... I take Geodon, Lexapro , and Zolpiderm. My Pdoc wants to taper down the Lexapro...
    ... Hello, I am currently taking 30mg Lexapro and 50mg Seroquel in the morning, 200mg Lamictal,...
    ... This combo has been working like magic for me, 30mg Lexapro , 50mg Seroquel in the morning 100mg Seroquel, 200mg ... blood pressure Prozac and Lithium- good for 2 years Lexapro , Depakote, Seroquel-Depakote caused me to become manic...
    ... Risperdol I was taking when I was on Depakote and Lexapro . I was then switched to the Seroquel....
    ... night, Seroquel at night and my pdoc has just added Lexapro in the morning as I am having real trouble shaking ... the depression. Bit nervous about the Lexapro as the last time I was on an antidepressant I went...
    ... I take 100 mg Seroquel and 10 mg Lexapro . My first combo was Lamictal and Effexor, which was ... myslef Baker-acted), then I was switched to Lamictal, Lexapro , Seroquel. I became allergic to the Lamictal, and ... will be switching to Celexa next month instead of the Lexapro . Changing Pdocs next Friday seeing the new one....

  58. Bipolar Disorder + Borderline; Treating BD without meds; other newbie questions.
    ... about getting on an antidepressant. I was put on Lexapro , and almost immediately was totally out of control ... the extreme manic episode had been triggered by the Lexapro and that I would need to see a real psychiatrist instead...

  59. what is better- topomax or depakote
    ... Topamax has been a miracle for me. But, I also take Lexapro for the depression side of me. It made me lose a...

  60. Got the Lamictal rash
    ... okay as a mood stabilizer for me. She also changed my Lexapro to Celexa, and put me on Adderall. Grrr. I am feeling...

  61. Over the Counter Sleep Aid
    ... I'm also on wellbutrin 150 mg, abilify 30 mg, and lexapro 10 mg. All at night. I feel some hypomania coming...

  62. Lamictal.....questions
    ... Right now I am on the 25mg of Lamictal and 10 mg of Lexapro (which I have been taking for 3 weeks). I understand ... started taking all of the meds and while I was on the lexapro only I had only 2 days that were not happy or calm...

  63. PDoc Tomorrow
    ... talked about adding Lamictal and tapering off of my AD ( Lexapro ) in the future. I'll need a couple of positive months...

  64. New here and dr thinks I may be Bipolar!
    ... switched to Prozac and most recently have been on Lexapro 30mg! I tried to stop taking everything when I got ... anything or even get out of bed! So I had to go back on Lexapro and tried to get by with only 10mg and was a royal ... recently went to the doctor just to get a refill on my Lexapro and she started to ask many questions (I have only ... The doctor has told me that Zoloft, Prozac and Lexapro are not always the best choices for someone with Bipolar...

  65. first bad day on lithium
    ... lithium, but here it is. I stopped taking the 10mg Lexapro after reading Dr. Phelp's pages on SSRI's. I'm going ... cry more than 5 mins each time. In the past, on just Lexapro , or on nothing, I'd go from angry to crying to angry...
    ... my pdoc. does he/she know that you stopped taking Lexapro ? Hope you feel better soon. harmony ...
    ... already, or did the lithium cause it? About the Lexapro , my pdoc added lithium to it after my tdoc felt I ... pdoc prescribed 600mg lithium to go with the 10mg Lexapro . I would only take 300mg, being rather weirded out ... lithium batteries?" and such... Then I'd go off the Lexapro , and do just 300mg lithium, and vice-versa. I tried ... going off both and that was a disaster. So back onto Lexapro , and doing "OK"(not always emotionally stable, but ... in desperation. He added 600mg lithium to the 10mg Lexapro , and this time I took the whole amount every day. ... myself again. I think he'd be fine with my dropping Lexapro as long as I was doing well. If I struggle again, ... just wonder how others do on it alone. I fear that Lexapro brought on my summer-time hypomanic symptoms, and...

  66. Just released from hospital after 1 week of being Baker-acted!
    ... 100 mg once a day, Lamictal 25 mg twice a day, and Lexapro 5 mg twice a day. I am doing much better. Boy what...
    ... Florida term, I forget the history of the meaning. Lexapro is good stuff, it made me a little jittery though...

  67. Big sigh...please read...22, on medical leave from work and scared
    ... wants me to get off all of my medications (Lamictal, Lexapro , and Klonopin) and go au naturale...well, I was all...
    ... Currently, I am taking 200 mg of Lamictal, 15 mg of Lexapro (weaning off from 20) and .5 mg 3/day of Klonopin...

  68. Question about taking 2 meds
    ... Hi, i was prescibed 2 meds. Lexapro and Abilify. Do people who take 2 meds take them...

  69. BP 2 & Low Testosterone at 26 Years Old
    ... depression: Effexor, Effexor XR, Cymbalta, Prozac, Zoloft, Lexapro . Sleep/Insomnia: Sonata, Ambien, Ambien CR, Lunesta...
    ... suggested we up the Lamictal to 300mg/day and add Lexapro at 5mg a day.... I haven't been compliant - I said ... am I going to increase my Lamictal by 50% and add Lexapro into the equation that yields a constant daze." ...

  70. question about kids w/bipolar
    ... Hope, he is on Depakote 500mg, abilify .5mg, Lexapro , .5, clonodine. 02mg, Focalin 20mg, focalin 5mg, afternoon...

  71. Having a rough time
    ... warms my heart. I am on Limictal, abilify, ativan, lexapro , and lunesta (prn.) I told my pdoc about the stress ... and he put me on the ativan and lexapro (previously I was just on the Limictal, abilify, and...
    ... with it. I am on 200 Limictal, 20 abilify, 15 lexapro , 3 lunesta, and ativan I dunno, but I take 1-3 pills...

  72. Looking at a few hard weeks
    ... find the perfect combo. My perfect combo is Limictal, Lexapro , Ativan, and Abilify. :) Best wishes Steamroll...

  73. back again!
    ... are still some ups and downs. Currently I am taking lexapro , lamictal, trileptal, seroquel, and xanax. This seems...

  74. Trying to slip into MANIA
    ... I'm taking Lexapro for my depression, I'm also taking Neurontin and Geodon...

  75. onset of BP
    ... change from usually happy to usually pained. I got on Lexapro , from the family Dr. and felt better soon. But then ... tdoc referred me to a pdoc, who added lithium to my Lexapro . He didn't tell me I was BP, but rather that "some...