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  1. From Paxil to Lamictal - Please Help
    ... with out an anit Deprsnt. As a side note I was on Lexapro (weight gain) and Paxil did'nt work for me. Anyway...

  2. "Bad"manic episodes instead of "good"
    ... Blue -- I'm in Lexapro , only. My insurance doesn't cover psychiatry and ... my MD would only give me the Lexapro . My husband just has to deal with my swings about...

  3. Anti-depressants and mood stabilizers
    ... in the US are: citalopram (Celexa) escitalopram ( Lexapro ) fluoxetine (Prozac) fluvoxamine (Luvox) paroxetine...
    ... right now I am taking depakote (1,000mg) as well as lexapro which is a SSRI (this is the only one that hasnt triggered...
    ... force (even while on the mood stabilizer). I added Lexapro and then Wellbutrin XL. They saved my life. Salty...

  4. Quit my meds - Alternative, Lithium Orotate?
    ... effects were too much. I stopped taking my depakote and lexapro . I want to continue with the lexapro but can't take...

  5. Newbie Here
    ... but hes pretty sure. Right now I'm on depakote and lexapro . Seems to be giving me muscle aches. Has anyone had...
    ... Depakote and I havent had any muscle aches, but Im not on lexapro . Im on 600 mg of seroquel...
    ... but hes pretty sure. Right now I'm on depakote and lexapro . Seems to be giving me muscle aches. Has anyone had...

  6. can you be bi-polar and then not be?
    ... of bipolar---the swings. I am now on 2 SSRI's ( Lexapro & Wellbutrin) and feel much better. The only problem...

  7. Depakote
    ... antipsychotic), 25 mgs of serequel for sleep and 20mgs of lexapro . Anyway i feel like ****!!! I am so run down,...
    ... 2000 mg of depakote, topamax (dopeamax), lithem, lexapro , klompin, ambin, ablify and some more. Please excuse...
    ... antipsychotic), 25 mgs of serequel for sleep and 20mgs of lexapro . Anyway i feel like ****!!! I am so run down,...

  8. antidepressants
    ... currently suffering from a mild depression which i take lexapro for.I have not had any type of reaction from it that...

  9. Help!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... with her meds????? She takes 100mg Seraquel, 20mg Lexapro , and 250mg Topamax per day. The suicide stems from...
    ... but i have no complaints from it. I am currently on lexapro and it has been doing a decent to good job fighting...
    ... neurosis, Rare: libido increased, manic reaction. LEXAPRO PATIENT INFORMATION Physicians are advised to ... following issues with patients for whom they prescribe LEXAPRO . In a study in normal volunteers, LEXAPRO 10 mg ... not impair psychomotor performance. The effect of LEXAPRO on psychomotor coordination, judgment, or thinking ... automobiles, until they are reasonably certain that LEXAPRO therapy does not affect their ability to engage in ... activities. Patients should be told that, although LEXAPRO has not been shown in experiments with normal subjects ... impairments caused by alcohol, the concomitant use of LEXAPRO and alcohol in depressed patients is not advised. ... Patients should be cautioned about the concomitant use of LEXAPRO and NSAIDs, aspirin, or other drugs that affect coagulation ... bleeding. While patients may notice improvement with LEXAPRO therapy in 1 to 4 weeks, they should be advised to...

  10. Does anyone have any ideas????
    ... Hi. I have gained over 30 lbs. from Lexapro (prescribed because the depression keeps coming back ... do? I really, really don't want to give up the Lexapro because it really does help and of course I can't...

  11. Bipolar - no meds - trouble at work - Help!
    ... and under stress is like a ticking bomb. I am on Lexapro , but because my insurance does not cover Psychiatric...
    ... You must GET OFF THE LEXAPRO ASAP! It was the antidepressant Lexipro that threw...

  12. Eskalith CR vs. Lithium Carbonate
    ... months ago, we added 600 mg of Lithium Carbonate to Lexapro and Lorazepam as needed. The Lithium seemed to help ... Plus we are adding Wellbutrin XL plus keep the 10mg Lexapro . My question to the rest of you is if you have...

  13. vitamins and amino acid profile
    ... taking 1mg B12 and 1mg folic acid daily in addition to lexapro , carbamezapine, and lithobid. he said that the...

  14. lexapro vs. celexa
    ... patient who said she had been switched from Celexa to Lexapro and that Lexapro didn't work for her like Celexa did...

  15. quitting smoking
    ... smoking cigarettes for about 7 years now. i take lexapro , carbamezapine, lithobid daily. been reading a...
    ... smoking cigarettes for about 7 years now. i take lexapro , carbamezapine, lithobid daily. been reading a...

  16. Hey guys
    ... outpatient on partial hospitalization. She take 15mg of Lexapro a day, 200mg. of Topamax per day and 100mg. Seraquel...

  17. Am I Bipolar?
    ... disorder. So now it is months later and I tried Lexapro , which didn't do anything for me except make me tired...

  18. Bi-polar vs Bi-polar II vs Bi-Polar Rapid Cycling
    ... Wellbutrin made me TOO irritable and restless, and Lexapro sent me into a bad depressive state to where I was...

  19. lexaprol and marajuana
    ... he has "stabalized" yet... How long has he been on Lexapro ? When was he diagnosed? Did he use street drugs...

  20. topamax to the max!
    ... cocktail ofmeds also including Topamax. She takes Lexapro and seraquel also. One of theworst side effects of...
    ... cocktail ofmeds also including Topamax. She takes Lexapro and seraquel also. One of theworst side effects of...

  21. very confused about everything...
    ... he doesnt even mention it..He wanted to put me on lexapro and i said i was afraid because i had heard of brain...

  22. tired mom
    ... and it was already out of control. She takes 10mg Lexapro , 200mg Topamax, and 125mg Seraquel a day and up untill...

  23. Mood stabilizers... opinions?!?
    ... depression and anxiety to no real avail. I had been on Lexapro for a few weeks (one of the many SSRI's and misc drugs...

  24. Tegretol
    ... Currently I am taking 40mg of Lexapro and 7.5 mg of Zyprexa but I'm having a lot of trouble ... are you on with it? Do I need an AD with a MS? Has Lexapro caused you any problems with your bipolar? I know...
    ... treatment these days. I had the same problem with Lexapro . When I first started on it it was great, but then...
    ... Currently I am taking 40mg of Lexapro and 7.5 mg of Zyprexa but I'm having a lot of trouble ... are you on with it? Do I need an AD with a MS? Has Lexapro caused you any problems with your bipolar? I know ... to her about. Thanks. Jayda My daughter takes Lexapro and Topamax The Lexapro has been helping withher depression...

  25. Frustrated...
    ... triggered a manic episode with me. All SSRIs except for Lexapro have done that. You could talk to your doctor about...

  26. I was in a car accident yesterday......
    ... ? :) I do need my meds adjusted, because the lexapro is killing me, and the xanax is making me forget my...
    ... accident has made things worse for me. I am not sure the lexapro and xanax can help me with it all. One minute...
    ... because I was doped up on my meds. I take 30mg of Lexapro daily and .25mg of xanax if needed. Well......... ... no weird side effects from it. I took one 10mg of Lexapro pill & cut it in half and then took an extra Xanax...

  27. Bipolar and cutting please respond
    ... every month. She takes 6 topamax, 4 seraquel, and lexapro every day. She has cut once since she has been home...

  28. Topamax.. w/ Prozax? do you still feel angry?
    ... patients on SSRI's (Prozac, Luvox, Paxil, Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro ) who have Bipolar Disorder. Please be sure to...

  29. my list
    ... can cause BP's to become manic and cycle. I tried Lexapro and I was so wired and didnt care about anything....

  30. My mood is changing (triggers) & I think I am losing control
    ... my house like it should be. Told myself the 30mg of lexapro was helping with my depression, along with taking...

  31. sick of it
    ... needed for agitation only, and we might have to add Lexapro (an SSRI I have not tried, but I have taken the sister...

  32. lexapro?
    ... I used to be on Lexapro , and my psych at the time told me occasional drinking...

  33. How do u tell if your bipolar?
    ... with rapid cycling. I am now on neurontin and lexapro , and am as normal and as happy as a teenager can be...

  34. I've had two different doctors tell me I have Bi Polar disease, could it be possible?
    ... as SSRI's. (Prozac, Luvox, Paxil, Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro ) They have been known to throw a percentage of Bipolars...

  35. Is it alright if I just post to "talk"....
    ... depression part more often? I am currently on 20mg of Lexapro , but it seems to give more mood swings, and somewhat...
    ... So, welcome aboard! There are alot of people on Lexapro here & they'll be chiming in here to help out I'm...
    ... and yet anxious at the same time. Never have tried lexapro and I don't trust antidepressents. I can sort of relate...

  36. Anyone on lithium???
    ... with them, usually just hives. I was so allergic to Lexapro , I actually have a couple of scars from the hives...

  37. daytime vs night time
    ... find out what is wrong. I am on a new drug called Lexapro it has lessened the depression by about 5% but I still...

  38. Lamictal
    ... a good antidepressant for somebody who's been on: Lexapro , Effexor, and Remeron without success, TELL ME WHAT...
    ... a good antidepressant for somebody who's been on: Lexapro , Effexor, and Remeron without success, TELL ME WHAT...

Depression board

  1. depression medications?
    ... sexual side effect. He switched to Wellbutrin and Lexapro and has been taking them for over 2 months now and...

  2. Cymbalta vs Effexor XR
    ... New to this board. Brief hx, been on celexa and lexapro (worked great but emotionally blunted me) and just...

  3. Citalopram and exhaustion
    ... I agree with kittywitty. Lexapro is it's cousin in the med world and I had to take...

  4. diet pills helped my depression and fatigue, why?
    ... been diagnosed with severe depression. Dr. prescribed Lexapro . He also prescribed high blood pressure meds. Not...

  5. Can you tell me if paxil or prozac works for you?
    ... paxil, but I take 20 mg of prozac and love it. I took Lexapro before this (depression, OCD, panic attacks) and I...
    ... stayed off everything for a long time but went on Lexapro and the occasional dose of Provigil when I need to...

  6. brutal honesty from a friend
    ... As everyone had heard on this board so many times, lexapro was a miracle drug for me and it gave out. Do meds...
    ... celexa, I will then one day be able to go back to lexapro . Thank you so much, Sera for all your help. I hope...

  7. Can I Please Get Some Advice about WellbutrinSR, XL, & generic
    ... again. I want to talk to my dr. about adding it to my lexapro again. I tried it a long time ago and there was...

  8. Wellbutrin SR and Pristiq
    ... ago but I don't think i gave them a fair shot. Lexapro worked so fast, I always think if something doesn...

  9. In Dire Need of Help - Can't Take Meds
    ... Here's the story: I cannot take meds any more ( Lexapro ) because I am learning how to fly and the FAA won ... drug that alters mental states. I've been off of Lexapro for almost a year and half now and I go through cycles...

  10. here we go again folks
    ... that I stay on it. Although last year I was taking lexapro and just could not stay awake for anything, I just...
    ... check back everyday. I know what you mean about the Lexapro , all I wanted to do was sit on the couch. TTYS...

  11. Is it true that Antidepressants don't work at all?
    ... Mokie, did you ever try lexapro ? What side effects do you have from the generic...

  12. Should Trazodone and Paxil (or Lexapro) be taken together???
    ... doc if you can get Celexa (citalopram) instead of Lexapro . Celexa is the older version of Lexapro. You might ... very close call, that a friend rescued me from. Lexapro was the first antidepressant that I was put on. After ... for other problems.) I take the Celexa instead of Lexapro because the Lexapro costs too much and WellbutrinSR...

  13. This long strange trip gets stranger
    ... doubled my cymbalta to 2 times dailly, stopped my lexapro , started me on remeron and has since doubled the remeron...

  14. Has Anyone Ever Heard of Going Off Your AD for a Month & It Works Again?
    ... working usually after 9-12 months (it happens to be lexapro ), he then switches ADs for a month and then he goes ... back to lexapro and it works perfectly for him. Comments anybody...
    ... would think that can't be good at all! I have taken Lexapro for 6 years and it never stopped working. I think...
    ... what I was reading because that is my problem...my lexapro stopped working and i just never heard of anything ... the new AD for the first 5 days, then discontinues lexapro . He did this last time with cymbalta and stayed on ... that for 2 months before returning to lexapro . I'm just speechless. By the way, you have no ... idea how great it is that your lexapro is still working for you. I wish to God is was for...
    ... friend starts/adds a new AD and then goes back to just Lexapro . I have never heard of that , but if he trusts and ... says, I guess it's good it works for him. Since Lexapro has stopped working for you, maybe your doc will just...
    ... must admit it got my hopes up though because i want lexapro to work again so badly. I always ask because i...
    ... had to post about it because of my longing for my lexapro to work as it once did. I don't even want to think ... of the withdrawal from the lexapro ...i've been on it a long time. I'm at the highest...
    ... i'm afraid of--the withdrawal, especially being on lexapro as long as i have. Are you on any meds now? Salty...
    ... The withdrawal from Lexapro is tough. Don't do it cold turkey....it's killer...
    ... that...thanks for the warning though. You aren't on lexapro anymore? I thought you were. Are you on any med (s ... for you. I'm always interested in experiences with lexapro since that's the one that was a miracle for me. I...
    ... Sorry for the confusion :) I was on Lexapro for 6 years and then stopped taking it (dumb idea ... stopping it, and got put back on it. I have now been on Lexapro (very low dosage) and buspar for 2 years, adn I am...
    ... matter thing...i keep reading that 10 or 20 mg. of lexapro is really as effective as 40. I wonder about that ... .everyone on this board knows how badly I want my lexapro to work again...maybe i should believe in it more...
    ... Hi Salty! I actually only take 2.5 mg of Lexapro a day! I take 30 mg of buspar. I truly believe...
    ... shocked as I was when i read about that guy going off lexapro and then back on it. Wow, 2.5, wow...that's amazing...
    ... you experience any side effects from your 40mg of lexapro ? In my dream world, I'd like to get completely off ... lexapro and only take buspar, but right now I am not ready...
    ... read past posts of mine where i gained weight from lexapro , but ever since this last depression (and gyn-operation...
    ... Buspar. I also have nightsweats (side effect of Lexapro ). No issues with sweating here :)...

  15. need to talk to someone
    ... crying because it's so darn frustrating! I took lexapro and it changed my world...literally within a few minutes...
    ... Thank you Salty ( and everyone else). I have been on Lexapro or Celexa for almost ten years. It has worked for ... crying because it's so darn frustrating! I took lexapro and it changed my world...literally within a few minutes...
    ... M, are you at the highest dose of lexapro ? It kept working when I raised it, but now i can't ... that's what's so frustrating. Did you switch from lexapro to celexa or vise-versa and that helped? I know they...

  16. I dont know what to do?
    ... depression for about 6 months now and I stopped taking lexapro for almost two weeks now. I was on that medication ... days run into each other because I feel restless. The lexapro made me feel completely numb and feel light as a feather ... athletic. If anyone has ever felt like this after taking lexapro , please give comments....
    ... unfortunately can't relate to what you are going through w/ lexapro because it worked great for me at one time. You ... something for depression, not just one drug such as lexapro . Just know you are not alone. Search the boards ... , lots of people couldn't take lexapro . That doesn't mean there's not an AD and or anxiety...

  17. curing the "I GIVE UP'S"
    ... then it gives out on you. I just can't believe my lexapro is not continuing to work and yet I still take it...

  18. Giving Up For Awhile, But If Lexapro Worked For You, Could You Please Answer?
    ... I quit taking Lexapro 4 months ago and am doing terrific. I have increased...
    ... in prayer. I hope I hear from some people whom lexapro worked great, then stopped and they switched to another...

  19. Wellbutrin
    ... for it. You probably know this but Prozac and Lexapro are completely different from Wellbutrin... if you...
    ... perfect medicine for you. I've tried Zoloft, Prozac, Lexapro , Effexor, etc., but only Wellbutrin (and Doxepin)...

  20. Must there always be a reason?
    ... or no effect. Only limited relief with celexa and lexapro . Just took the edge off but not enough to matter...

  21. zoloft v's other antidep's
    ... lamictal. I was talking to a friend who is taking lexapro and she is really pleased with what it has done for ... her. Does anyone have any expereince with both lexapro and zoloft and/or does anyone have a preferrance?...

  22. Zoloft and terrified. Prozac?
    ... Good morning all. I have been taking Lexapro , and Kloplin for over two years now, and done really ... but what should I do? This morning I took 20 mgs of lexapro like normal, and 10mgs of Prozac, and feel pretty...
    ... himmylover;3755699]Good morning all. I have been taking Lexapro , and Kloplin for over two years now, and done really ... but what should I do? This morning I took 20 mgs of lexapro like normal, and 10mgs of Prozac, and feel pretty...
    ... effects of Zoloft, guess I will just stay on the Lexapro and do the Prozac with it everyday. I go back Nov...
    ... SSRIs does happen. btw, himmylover, I've seen Lexapro rx'd up to 40 mg. by psychiatrists. That might be...

  23. Anyone Add Abilify to Lexapro or to Another SSRI as a Booster?
    ... depression, severe mood swings. She has taken Abilify and Lexapro for over a year now and it has been the best combination ... that she is working. We have decided to change the Lexapro to possibly cymbalta if we can get her part D to pay...

  24. whey protein
    ... Hi, I am taking Lexapro for depression/Anxiety, and Klopolin, and yes I believe...
    ... days now... and i will mention that i just got off lexapro so i was having some withdrawal symptoms (head buzzing...

  25. Anyone Had Success With Lamictal, Got Bad Acne, Then Tried Again?
    ... Jsfai, i need to add something to the lexapro . When I first started the lamictal, it seemed to work...
    ... graded it up or with my whole 50mg... But what's lexapro like? I'm finding that zoloft and lamictal arent...
    ... problems and just having a hard time dealing with both. lexapro was great when it worked really well. i'm still on ... gyn-related problems for right now. i'm taking the lexapro for depression. Salty...

  26. One way ticket to hell
    ... ago, I finally went to my doctors and he put me on Lexapro . That worked well for a year, but now I am feeling...
    ... ago, I finally went to my doctors and he put me on Lexapro . That worked well for a year, but now I am feeling...

  27. I need your help!!
    ... Well, since I have been so depressed lately, I tried Lexapro . It did the same thing. I tried cymbalta, but after...

  28. Night sweats!
    ... I currently take a very low dosage of lexapro (and have taken Lexapro for a total of 8 years). ...

  29. generic buproprion sr with cymbalta---does it work?
    ... go down to 30 mgs cymbalta this week. Aslo may try lexapro with bupropion sr. Does anyone take this combo? ...

  30. Medication Question
    ... Hi All, I am taking Lexapro for an eating disorder and I am wondering what side...

  31. lexapro
    ... no one treatment that works for everybody. If the Lexapro doesn't seem to help, tell your doc. There are many ... find the one(s) that work for you. I started on Lexapro at the beginning of April. I started at 5mg (not much ... seem to be doing much better. So she added back the Lexapro ($60). (Again I had her switch it to a lower cost option ... at Wallyworld and CVS). It's an older version of Lexapro that may have a few more side effects. But I didn ... 't notice any. (The only side effects I had with Lexapro and Celexa were splitting headaches and dizziness...
    ... I have also just recently switched to Lexapro from Paxil and I'm not noticing a change, either....
    ... put me on Atarax 25mg. So i'm taking Atarax 25mg and Lexapro 10mg. Hopefully it'll work. I just started taking...
    ... now takes Effexor 75mg. But currently, i'm taking Lexapro 10mg and Atarax 25mg. I hope you notice some changes...
    ... I take Lexapro . I've been on it for nearly 4 weeks and I'm feeling...

  32. Abilify, Pristiq, Provigil & Trazodone are the meds I'm on.
    ... thinking about mentioning it to my dr. as an add-on to lexapro . Does your insurance company pay for it? I think...
    ... effexor. I have been trying to find an AD ever since my lexapro stopped working well. I have tried so many things ... you awake? How much do you take? I've been on the lexapro so long, I'm afraid to give it up, plus I've heard...
    ... driving myself crazy trying to find something to add to lexapro . I don't mean to take up room on the depression...
    ... I have tried everything from zoloft, lexapro , effexor, cymbalta you name it and what I have found...

  33. What helps you?
    ... For me, what helped and helps is: 1. taking lexapro and buspar 2. reading good self help books 3. ...

  34. What Next
    ... injections all in the last year. I have been taking 20mg lexapro and 60mg cymbalta for 2 years. How can I still be...

  35. Anyone successfully discontinued Effexor XR and resumed a normal life?
    ... whereas Cymbalta was like at 50. My dr. did give me lexapro , but I don't think I will go that route. Not yet...

  36. i think ive been depressed my whole life....
    ... virtually every med out there. im on seroquel and lexapro atm , doesnt seem to really help, but it does cut...

  37. Lexapro
    ... well i have been on lexapro for about 6 months now and i havent noticed anything ... too so my memory and attention improved after taking lexapro ....