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  1. I'm going to lose my job. Please, I need help.
    ... find the right combination of meds, (I'm on Lamictal, Lexapro , and Klonpin) and obviously, something is not working...
    ... Lamictal in the morning, and 100 in the evening, 15 mg of Lexapro each morning, (I went from 20, 10, back to 20, to ... drug will do for me. I've been on Lamictal and Lexapro for over a year, and Klonopin/Ativan for around 2...

  2. I want an answer but I'm kind of afraid
    ... not tell me for sure. All I know is that my SSRI, Lexapro , did nothing for me this summer. Instead, I had some ... in my head. After weeks of this, still taking the Lexapro , I called my pdoc for lithium, and he called it right ... what he wanted me to, and then I'd go off it, and try Lexapro alone.) I think I might be bpII, as I've struggled...
    ... Sounds like the Lexapro made you hypomanic (like I am right now). Ain't life...
    ... her senior year, and that required a lot of support. Lexapro finally helped her, and then, she learned some coping ... age... tsohl, I think you are right on about the Lexapro bringing on hypomania. What puzzles me is that my...
    ... experimenting, she now takes Lamictal with a tiny dose of Lexapro and is doing really, really well. Her attitude...
    ... mood swings. Now I sleep 8 hrs. I was OK on the Lexapro , not as stable as I would have liked, but it kept ... time though, letting me go off and on lithium and Lexapro interchangeably and sometimes at the same time (his...

  3. Those On Lamictal, Please Help! I'm Posting Again
    ... into depression again. I was using it to boost my Lexapro (which wasn't working like it used to). I felt...
    ... by putting me on lamictal that it would boost the lexapro as well as act as a mood stabilizer. I have acne...
    ... into depression again. I was using it to boost my Lexapro (which wasn't working like it used to). I felt...
    ... As long as I can stay out of depression with the lexapro and wellbutrin XL I'm on then I need a mood stabilizer...
    ... need to find a mood stabilizer that I can add to the lexapro and wb xl that I can take in a small dose that isn...
    ... searching and searching for something I can add to my lexapro and WB XL to make sure I don't have a manic episode...
    ... As long as I can stay out of depression with the lexapro and wellbutrin XL I'm on then I need a mood stabilizer...
    ... and got more sick as I went up. When I first took lexapro almost immediately the fog cleared and I felt like ... know I am serotonin depleted because of how well the lexapro worked. It was truly amazing! I am on WB XL now to...
    ... feedback I have posted as much as I can. I am on lexapro and wbxl for depression and have had awful depression...
    ... Salty, My sister takes Lexapro and Abilify. She has done great for a year now. Thats...
    ... of ADs, and the only one that has every worked is Lexapro . Now I'm also on WB XL. I sure hope my dr. has...

  4. Lithium with SSRIs?
    ... Hmmmm, I'm on Lexapro (SSRI) and lithium. I went onto lithium because the ... Lexapro wasn't helping me the last half of the summer. Now ... Disorder, something else happened. In July, on 10mg Lexapro , I began to feel increasingly anxious, restless, unable ... called him for help. But he didn't say to stop the Lexapro . I'll mention this info to him soon. Elf...

  5. If You Got Acne From Lamictal, Please Post
    ... depression board because I am on Lamictal to boost my Lexapro which stopped working as well as it used to. I know...

  6. School, AHHHH!!!
    ... me in to see my pdoc the next day and he put me on lexapro and Ativan as well as my abilify and limictal and...
    ... the schoolday like last year...I've never been on Lexapro , though, so I can't speak for that one. From what...

  7. Help! Meds to Halt Manic Episode
    ... I hoped it would help. At that point I was on 10mg Lexapro which usually kept me from being too anxious or depressed ... a month later, I'm myself again. I'm still on the Lexapro . Have you tried lithium? Elf_ears...

  8. Mom Lithium level at 2.5- hospitalized.
    ... NP that was in charge of her meds (she also takes Lexapro , Seroquel, and Trazadone) was monitoring her blood...

  9. Newly DX BP
    ... I'm taking Geodon and Lexapro . The Geodon was originally prescribed because of a...
    ... about three months after I quit taking it. 30 mg of Lexapro daily contributed to that wild ride. It's when...

  10. Anyone living with BP w/o meds?
    ... cycle of ups and downs. The last drug I have tried is Lexapro . This seems to help, with the addition of klonapin...

  11. ok, anyone heard of this?
    ... the lithium is doing. (i am on 900 lithium, 20 lexapro , 150 wellbutrin) anyway, my pnurse upped my lithium ... to 1200 and wants me to slowly taper off the lexapro . (looking forward to that, yeah, right! i heard about...

  12. bi polar w/o the manic side
    ... 2 yrs .happy or sad no middle ground. I've been on Lexapro and have kept going back to my doctor telling them...

  13. Just diagnosed. Advise please.
    ... what meds I will/won't take. Right now I am on 10mg lexapro daily, and ambien as needed to sleep. There is a...

  14. Lamictal..
    ... Topamax and Lamictal as mood stabilizers. There’s Lexapro an antidepressant, and Lorazepam 1 1/2 mil. Lorazepam...

  15. Newbie to Bipolar - hypomania?
    ... figure out how to treat. All I'm on right now is lexapro , which has worked for me so far (just a couple weeks...

  16. newbie...my story
    ... problems would have become unmanageable at some point. Lexapro was the first solution offered me. Then, when that ... pdoc prescribed lithium, to be taken along with the Lexapro . He felt that I needed this special "cocktail" for ... I was on both meds for a while. And then I dropped Lexapro , because of the cost. And lithium worked pretty well ... months, and couldn't stand it anymore. I went back onto Lexapro , thinking that surely it was the less harmful of the...
    ... doctor mentioned Celexa? It's the older version of Lexapro and my pdoc said it's basically the same thing, only ... cheaper. I was also on Lexapro for years and when I became uninsured, I couldn't ... afford it. The switch from Lexapro to Celexa is easy for your body. I'd ask your pdoc...

  17. increased pissiness, what to do!
    ... general pissiness. i am on 900mg lithium, 20 mg lexapro and 150 mg wellbutrin. i went off of the aap's ... for these pissy feelings? i am going to raise my lexapro to 30 mg. will this help? (will raise due to increased...
    ... Be careful raising your Lexapro . Could make you manic. Do you have a Benzo. to take...

  18. Getting desperate to get this under control
    ... medications to work. I tried lamictal, geodon, zoloft, lexapro , trileptal, seroquel, and many others before my doctor...

  19. I told my boss I am bipolar. Did I do the right thing?
    ... all of the necessary paperwork. I'm on Lamictal, Lexapro , and Klonopin. One of these meds causes stuttering...

  20. I'm scared of meds/Anyone taking meds w/out side effects?Anyone not even taking meds?
    ... as bipolar II. Luckily, my doc agreed to let me try lexapro by itself. i mostly have depressive episodes, and ... I was on lexapro before for several years and it worked well. I told ... daily because of a diagnosis. I would like to try just lexapro alone, since that worked for my depressive episodes ... so I share your concerns about weight gain also. Lexapro doesn't cause weight gain for me though so that's...
    ... BTW, what is a pdoc? I've heard good things about Lexapro . If I decide to just try that should I go see a regular...
    ... most people, but nothing major. Beware of taking Lexapro alone if you have Bipolar Disorder. It can and probably...

  21. Hi all! I'm new here, newly diagnosed, hoping to get some advice
    ... discuss medication. I'm hesitant to do this. I was on lexapro for years and it helped, didn't leave me feeling groggy...

  22. friend with bipolar
    ... the med. she is wanting to take way to much of is Lexapro . I also know she takes Wellbutrin not sure of the...

  23. Bipolar or ADD
    ... diagnosed me as ADD. I have been taking Concerta for ADD, Lexapro for depression and neurontin to help with my mood...

  24. when do you take abilify??
    ... abilify? My sister has been taking it at night with her lexapro . If she wakes up at around 6 or 7 she can't go back...

  25. Drug addiction covered BP
    ... Goody, I take 20mg of Abilify, 20mg of lexapro and 120mg of welbeutrin daily. It is true that I have...

  26. Its me again! Sorry!
    ... different and run away:( when my medicine was working lexapro and trileptal i didnt feel so bad so thats why i know...

  27. Do you have psychotic symptoms with your bipolar?
    ... my meds. I take 20 mg's of abilify and 10 mg's of lexapro . I'm trying to get reduced meds through a couple of...

  28. Anyone suffer from "Brain Zaps"?
    ... Hi GC, I suffered "brain zaps" while on Lexapro and especially while weaning myself off of Lexapro...
    ... luckygem13;3076044]I suffered "brain zaps" while on Lexapro and especially while weaning myself off of Lexapro ... exact thing happen while on and while weaning off of Lexapro ....

  29. put on new medicines
    ... from missing a dose of my antidepressants. I take Lexapro and Welbutrin. I don't know why my pdoc has me take...

  30. What is it like without meds for you?
    ... fluvoxamine (Luvox), citalopram (Celexa) and escitalopram ( Lexapro ). It usually happens when you forget to take the...
    ... fluvoxamine (Luvox), citalopram (Celexa) and escitalopram ( Lexapro ). It usually happens when you forget to take the...

  31. NEED advice...
    ... I am on Topamax (sp) and Lexapro and I find them VERY helpful...ESPECIALLY for my weight ... ....LOL They adjusted my Lexapro the other day because I told him that I was feeling...

  32. Sick of cycling!
    ... mention it on wellbutrin I felt angry and super anxious, lexapro and zoloft both deepened my depression after only...

  33. what is lyrica?
    ... lyrica is the "big daddy" of gabapentin. I also take lexapro for anxiety and depression. As far as weight gain...

  34. Bipolar AND ocd?
    ... weird thing is that the obsessions came while I was on Lexapro to treat what they thought was a unipolar depression...
    ... weird thing is that the obsessions came while I was on Lexapro to treat what they thought was a unipolar depression...

  35. Feeling too much energy...
    ... I recently upped my Lexapro to 10mg and have noticed some changes. It's been over ... and I plan on getting a p-doc as my gp gave me the lexapro in the first place. I love it because it has taken...
    ... [QUOTE=Megn80;3059439]I recently upped my Lexapro to 10mg and have noticed some changes. It's been over ... and I plan on getting a p-doc as my gp gave me the lexapro in the first place. I love it because it has taken...
    ... When I was first put on Lexapro , I was told it could be very "energizing". How about...
    ... you have a diagnosis of bipolar disorder, the use of Lexapro without a mood stabilizer in place could easily bring...
    ... I also had trouble sleeping on all of the SSRI's. Lexapro was my favorite until I discovered the Emsam patch...
    ... always been depression but full blown anxiety. The lexapro is helping sooooooo much with the anxiety. I'll definitely...

  36. fALLING ASLEEP AT WORK
    ... depressant and I just went through withdrawl coming off the Lexapro . Right now I have no insurance so seeing Pdoc is...

  37. Abilify causing depression?
    ... they are not working!!!!! she was previously on lexapro and began to act odd (strange body movements, jerking...
    ... med professional? The scary movements started with Lexapro . she was on a dose of 60mg which is high. they called ... different doctors, we got the bp dx and they took her off lexapro , started abilify and put her on lamictal which made...

  38. Possibly bi-polar??
    ... Lucky,in answer to your question,I have tried Paxil, Lexapro , Zoloft, Prozac, Cymbalta,Effexor,and I don't remember...

  39. Lexapro...Is it worth the sexual side effect?
    ... I did very well on Lexapro (and Xanax for anxiety) but did not like the side...
    ... discussing (again) with my psychotherapist how well the Lexapro worked for me but had very frustrating sexual side ... should make me feel as good and work as well as the Lexapro did for me without the sexual side effects. Has anyone...
    ... Well personally I've only ever taken Lexapro on it's own in the past before I knew I was BP. Actually...
    ... me I started on Zoloft and my doctor switched me to Lexapro for what reason I don't know because I am very pleased ... with the Zoloft but the Lexapro dont do anything for me but make me more sad than...
    ... I'm currently on Lexapro and I love it but i'm having some sexual difficulties...

  40. Recently Diagnosed Bipolar ll - Taking Lamictal
    ... Lexapro made me go manic as well. Twice I almost killed myself ... when I was Lexapro . Not because of the BP, but of the mania. I drank...

  41. Drinking and bi-polar meds
    ... once about a girl who was on seroquel, adderall, and lexapro and she was asking why when she took XTC it didnt...

  42. What Are The Best Meds For Bipolar I Mixed/Anxiety/Borderline?
    ... inside, Lamictal, I got a nasty rash... Prozac and Lexapro made me maniac (anti depressants) and Remeron wasn...

  43. Lithium and Lexapro --what happened?
    ... hello! i am on lithium and lexapro . those are the two meds that i would never want...
    ... I'm on 300mg lithium, twice a day, and 10mg Lexapro , once a day. It seems to be the best combo for me...
    ... I take 600mg Lithium and 20mg Lexapro a day and I wouldn't give this up for the world! I...

  44. DH help
    ... just clicked. Right now I am on Topamax (sp) and Lexapro . So far so good. BUT I know not everything works...

  45. new on Seroquel-Blocks your dopamine? Cocaine?
    ... dropped the Trilpetal I was on, and I'm staying on lexapro , 20mg, and he put me on Seroquel, a starters kit,...
    ... good one......again it is RARE). Haven't touched Lexapro as been on a lot of other stuff, but got lucky with...

  46. lexapro side effects
    ... Hello, I was on lexapro for about six months. I had a lot of side effects...
    ... I was on lexapro (and xanax on and off) for a couple of years. All ... there and did not go away with time. I stayed on Lexapro because of the good results...no depression. I am...
    ... I'm currently on Lexapro and it works great for me. The side effects only lasted...

  47. Terrible days, better evenings??
    ... was prescribed different anti-dep, such as cymbalta, lexapro , and wellbutrin...they weren't all taken together...

  48. Having problems with what to say.....
    ... pshchrisist, she is on forgive for the mispelling Lexapro , kloipkin, and a low dose of an antidressant. I...
    ... Hi Denise, Lexapro is an anti-depressant and it can cause mania if she...

  49. Afraid to take Lexapro -- bp depression
    ... Hi. I have been on Lexapro for the past few months. I'm like you. I am very sensitive...
    ... If Lexapro doesn't do it for you, you may want to consider Lamictal ... I wish you luck in any case whether you try the lexapro or not. Although not everybody experiences it, I...
    ... I've been taking Lexapro for about a month now. I have anxiety and depression ... , (husband has BP) so Lexapro is basically the perfect SSRI for me since it treats ... stay away from the vending machines. As for how Lexapro is working for me: I love it! I feel so much better...
    ... panic attack after only a couple days of taking it. Lexapro on the other hand helped me tremendously for a very...
    ... Hello, I have been on Lexapro for the past 2 years (and that seems like forever ... I also second Goody's suggestion that if lexapro doesn't work for you, another good choice may be Lamictal ... rather lack thereof. But, I would encourage you to give Lexapro a try and if that doesn't work ask your doctor about...
    ... i love lexapro ......
    ... Lexapro was my favorite of the SSRI's but still caused some...

  50. HELP! Effexor XR Once a Day Isn't Enough. Twice a Day Seems Better.
    ... Someone on another thread suggested Lexapro . Have you ever tried that?? I don't know if it's...
    ... Southbeachsun1;2963515]Someone on another thread suggested Lexapro . Have you ever tried that?? I don't know if it's ... Good luck to you!! Thanx! :) Hey there. I did try Lexapro but had absolutely NO ambition or motivation on it ... again. Cymbalta seemed like kind of a cross between Lexapro and Effexor. Not wanting to do as much but not as...

  51. Withdrawl And New Meds
    ... (been misdiagnosed) I was recently taken off of Lexapro due to sexual side effects and added Lithium. The ... withdrawl from the Lexapro has been awful. Electrical shocks, insomnia and nightmares ... with the depression now that I am no longer on the Lexapro . Any feedback from people taking Lithium would be...
    ... Nick1312, I hope you are withdrawing very slowly from lexapro . One of the things docs never tell you is how hard ... feeling are particularly intense when withdrawing from lexapro . If you very gradually cut back your dosage over...

  52. Advice for depression cycles?
    ... nightmare for me. The only one that wasn't too bad was Lexapro . I wish the best for you. Tom...

  53. Psychosematic BPD symptoms?
    ... Thanks! -Artemis PS I'm not perfect, btw. I take Lexapro and xanax for anxiety/depression.:D...
    ... whole cycle has gotten better since I started taking Lexapro . Hmmm...perhaps I did need a rage pill:)...

  54. Anyone w/worsening of bp depression with menopause?
    ... risperdal, neurontin (good for hot flashes), lamictal, lexapro , buspar, klonopin. She says that she's never had...

  55. Need some advice - please!
    ... started at 900mg and worked his way up. He's also on lexapro and risperdal and so far hes been in the hospital...
    ... s currently on 1800mg lithium, 4mg risperdal, 20mg lexapro , and the doctor is going to add provigil and pamelor...
    ... for her. I think she might be on a very low dose of Lexapro right now also. She has started and stopped meds so...

  56. Has anyone found a decent med?
    ... daughter has a terrible problem w/meds, just given lexapro , lamictal & trazadone. Got horrible migraines & threw ... thought but thought it through which I think was the lexapro . What next?...
    ... suicidal thoughts. That could be whats setting her off. Lexapro and Prozac in particular with the suicidal thoughts...
    ... Another who has problems with meds.. Like Jess, Lexapro and Prozac worked against me not for me! I was on...
    ... LAMICTAL TWICE A DAY, .5 RISPIRIDAL IN THE PM , 1MG LEXAPRO IN THE AM , AND 1MG KLONIPIN PRN, THIS ONE IS USUALLY...
    ... appear, i would add the next thing. for me that was lexapro . and then i tried the anti-psychotics. if that...

  57. Interesting question/situation.
    ... hey hey I am BPII w/rapid cycling I took Lexapro for a month.. I went completely manic. I did nothing ... below it. To the point: An unfortunate side effect of lexapro was ejaculation disorder. Now after well over a year ... of being lexapro free I can't ejaculate when I am drunk or heavy hungover ... sensations under my jaw when I am drunk, like when I was on lexapro . Whats the deal with this? This is so odd. ~prop...
    ... sure about the whole ejaculation aspect of taking Lexapro . I too was on it for a while and it flipped the script...
    ... From a man that is taking lexapro , I have delayed ejaculation caused by it. I'm bipolar...

  58. help, advice
    ... that perhaps a little increase in your Lamictal or Lexapro may do the thing. I would think that the Lamictal...

  59. Need Help!
    ... rash.. Abilify made me manic, obviously Prozac and Lexapro made me maniac as well. We have to be very careful...

  60. BPII and Depression
    ... last month it was because I was depressed. I was on Lexapro 20mg. She started me on Lamictal and slowly removed ... the Lexapro . I'm now on 150mg Lamictal and have been off the ... Lexapro for almost 2 weeks. Problem is, I'm still so ... if this just the normal come-down after getting of Lexapro or if the Lamictal just isn't the right thing for ... increase. But I really think things are worse since the Lexapro is gone.:)...
    ... that you have seen the pdoc, I no very little about Lexapro , so I cant really answer your question. It can take...

  61. Diagnosed this week Bipolar 2 with OCD
    ... Hubby isn't one to go talk to her. She started me on Lexapro only 5 mg because I have been very emotional lately...
    ... Hubby isn't one to go talk to her. She started me on Lexapro only 5 mg because I have been very emotional lately...
    ... to hear something this week. I don't think the Lexapro is working but I will wait to see the dr on my visit...

  62. Lamictal.. i want to know everything.
    ... depressed and irritable. I'm finally off of the Lexapro and only on Lamictal. Keeping my fingers crossed...
    ... don't get depressed anymore. (Could be a result of Lexapro as well) By the way, I experienced a similar situation...

  63. Anyone have hypothyroidism? Symptoms question.
    ... see, i am taking: 900 lithium 150 wellbutrin 20 lexapro 2 mg risperdal ambien prn hard to tell what's...

  64. Newly Diagnosed Bipolar 2
    ... then 50mg the next two and dropped the last of the Lexapro during that 4th week. Next week I jump to 100mg....

  65. Lamictal and Memory Loss/Confusion
    ... I take Lamictal and Lexapro , and do have moments where I can't find the words...

  66. wellbutrin and lamictal, odd experience
    ... of 20 years ago and am enjoying them. I also take lexapro , but am about to be taken off of it soon. Good luck...

  67. Bad parenting?
    ... bipolar. I am now properly medicated with Lamictal and lexapro , but will be taken off the lexapro soon. I feel the...
    ... bipolar. I am now properly medicated with Lamictal and lexapro , but will be taken off the lexapro soon. I feel the...
    ... how long have you been on the lamictal and lexapro ? I am tirating up on the lamictal and will be taking ... my 1st 100 MG pill tonight. I've been on the Lexapro for about 4 months and have in the last month gone ... were on the lamictal before you could decrease the lexapro ? I am getting really tired in the late afternoon at...
    ... 2876541]how long have you been on the lamictal and lexapro ? I am tirating up on the lamictal and will be taking ... my 1st 100 MG pill tonight. I've been on the Lexapro for about 4 months and have in the last month gone ... were on the lamictal before you could decrease the lexapro ? I am getting really tired in the late afternoon at ... right now. I've been on Lamictal for 3 months and Lexapro 10mg 4 months this time around. I haven't started ... decreasing my lexapro , but I was told that I would go to half one day, whole...

  68. bipolar affective disorder type 2
    ... Me Extrememly Agitated And Anxious. We Then Tried Lexapro Which Within Hours Sent Me Into A Psychotic Type State ... Episode. Welbutrin An Agitated And Anxious Episode And Lexapro The Psychotic. Right Now I Just Want That Nice Even...
    ... of BP2 that she was almost positive. I've been on Lexapro the past year at 10-20 mgs daily - fairly low doses ... and then I'd crash. Now, we are tappering off the lexapro and have added Lamictal at a slow rate. I'm 3 weeks...
    ... upping my dosage to 50mg Lamictal and reducing my total Lexapro to 10mg, I was hyper and felt on top of the world ... . Now, that my body is getting used to the lower lexapro , I think that may be why I felt a little down in the...
    ... the day!!;) Today is my first day without the Lexapro ....cross your fingers for me! I'll be on 50mg lamictal...
    ... the depression I'm feeling is due to coming off the Lexapro . Two days of Lamictal 150mg have been ok - actually...

  69. 22-year-ols Bipolar I male
    ... been on Zyprexa, Wellbutrin, Paxil, Prozac, Zoloft, Lexapro , Lamictal, Elavil, Desyrel, lithium, and Depakote...
    ... been on Zyprexa, Wellbutrin, Paxil, Prozac, Zoloft, Lexapro , Lamictal, Elavil, Desyrel, lithium, and Depakote...

  70. newbie with a med switch ?
    ... on a medication known to trigger mania in bipolars ( Lexapro ). My doc too, spends about 5 minutes each time...

  71. Am I losing it or what
    ... only took it 2 days and quit. So after that I was on Lexapro and that helped me sleep some better after it became...

  72. 14 yr old son diagnosed with BP, ADHD, OCD... what now?
    ... stabilizing me. I also take Adderall for the ADHD and Lexapro for depression. Xanax helps with the anxiety. The...

  73. Meds???? I'm scared
    ... month now, and I haven't used since. I also quit the Lexapro b/c I wanted to be just "me" when they do my intake...

  74. Mania or meds causing ravenous carb craving???
    ... anyone? AHHHH! P.S. I take Lamictal 200 mg and Lexapro 10 mg...
    ... drugs that is known to cause weight gain. However Lexapro often causes an increase in appetite....
    ... anyone? AHHHH! P.S. I take Lamictal 200 mg and Lexapro 10 mg...
    ... CAUSE carb/sugar cravings but they aren't lamictal or lexapro ... zyprexa causes it and I hear that some ad's do ... too- could be the lexapro ? What I do when I cannot not pig out is MAKE myself...
    ... I have just recently quit my Lexapro , 10 mg, because of this! IN six months I've gained...
    ... drugs that is known to cause weight gain. However Lexapro often causes an increase in appetite. hi I am...
    ... could be a combination of mania and Lexapro . Mania (for me at least) causes binge eating when ... I'm nervous, anxious or mad. I hear Lexapro is a weight gainer like Depakote. When I was on Depakote...

  75. does anyone else hear things
    ... made sense. really, look into anxiety. since taking lexapro , i only, once in a blue moon, experience this noise...