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  1. 1 More Try, Then I Give Up--Those On Lexapro Or Were On It, Can You Help Me?
    ... Hi Salty, I have tried Lexapro a few years ago and it did nothing for me. I just...

  2. Has anyone here had experience with Abilify?
    ... daily, for about a month now. It supplements 10mg. of Lexapro and 350mg, of Wellbutrin XL. I would guess that the...

  3. Has Anyone Taken Pain Med & Come Out Of Depression?
    ... I hear from some people about what I can add to my lexapro . There's got to be some help out there. Thank...

  4. Changed meds and still not 100%
    ... agitated depression as my therapist calls it. I was on Lexapro for over a year, but it stoped working, I am now on...

  5. Lexapro-Lightheaded!
    ... Good Morning, I'm on my 5th day of 10mg of Lexapro . I feel a little better but I have been lightheaded...
    ... I mostly had a really bad headache when I started Lexapro and any time the dose was increased. It would go...

  6. Horrible Depression
    ... managed to get out to see a doctor which prescribed me lexapro , and I'm so scared to take any medication so I haven...
    ... something, what your doctor gave you is not bad. Lexapro is a good antidepressant with pretty minimal side...
    ... managed to get out to see a doctor which prescribed me lexapro , and I'm so scared to take any medication so I haven...
    ... fearful to try any new med. The doctor prescribed Lexapro 5 ml/day which I started just yesterday morning. This ... yucky, I have done nothing. My advice is to try the Lexapro - start it today and then we can compare notes and...
    ... up you won't be able to feel good. I took 30 mg of Lexapro , 200 mg of wellbutin, 150 mg of trazodone for sleeping...

  7. Encourgement
    ... Ok, today is my 4th day on 10mg Lexapro and I have to say this is my worst day. I feel terrible...

  8. Diagnosed with Mild Depression - should I take Lexapro?
    ... I've been on Lexapro 10mg for about a month now. I am thrilled and very...
    ... I've been on Lexapro for almost two weeks and I've noticed a big difference...
    ... lexapro is great...i was on paxil at first but the weight ... and sexual side effects made my depression worse... lexapro doesn't do either to me...as a matter of fact i am ... i am trying to, it's not a medical thing) try the lexapro ......

  9. Brain ZAPS and wihdrawal from Effexor XR...help please?
    ... what I now believe is a horrible medicine. I took Lexapro before Effexor and did very wel with it. I also did...

  10. to make better
    ... doggies :) although theyre all much nicer when im on lexapro :-D...

  11. Magnesium - has drastic affect on mood
    ... giving it a shot. Do you take before bed? I am on Lexapro , so think it would be OK?!...

  12. I've often wondered...
    ... on various antidepressants; Paxil, buspar, zoloft, lexapro , wellbutrin and now cymbalta. They have always worked...

  13. cymbalta anyone?
    ... have been off and on various antidepressants. Paxil, lexapro and zoloft worked ok. Wellbutrin made me extremely...

  14. changing antidepressants
    ... has changed her meds 5 times. For 2 weeks she was on Lexapro . It made her nausias. Abruptly they stopped Lexapro...

  15. Did Lexapro Pull You Out Of Major Depression & You Have Remained Stable?
    ... If you are trying to decide if you should take Lexapro or not, I would say there are no guarantees that it ... to get out of depression w/o success. I've been on Lexapro for 6 wks now and am feeling very good. I would say...
    ... Thank you both for writing. I am on Lexapro and have been for a few years. It is the only AD ... stressful times and have tried so many meds added to the Lexapro . I really want to hear from people who it worked...
    ... months I fell into a severe depression. I got back on lexapro and have been on it again for 2 years now and have ... at all. I guess it's safe to say that I NEED the lexapro :)...
    ... the depression and then could remain stable on the Lexapro . I hope to hear from someone. I really am glad...

  16. what if I still have a headache after two weeks of taking lexapro 10mg after two week
    ... I was on Lexapro a few years ago. I went through a really bad breakup ... therapist referred me to a psychiatrist who put me on Lexapro . I had headaches but was told that it was because ... brain chemistry. When my dad died she increased the Lexapro . I was on so much I felt dopey and I was still depressed...
    ... I'm getting read to go on my second week of lexapro and while I'm feeling better, I do notice that I yawn...

  17. Severe Fatigue not improving!! On depression meds & Hypo-thyroid
    ... stimulating AD like Prozac. I'm considering switching to Lexapro or Prozac if my doctor lets me. This is a risk because...

  18. Lexapro making me more anxious - normal?
    ... Anxiety, Go Figure. That Is Why I Started Taking Lexapro Was For Anxiety. Anyway I Would Just Wait It Out ... Came Back Only Problems I Have Now (and Iv'e Been On Lexapro For 7 Months) Is Problems Falling Asleep If I Don...

  19. Question for anyone who has taken an AD
    ... I've been taking antidepressants ( Lexapro and then Prozac) for about 8 months now, and I've...
    ... Same effects here. I've been taking Lexapro for a month now. It's great. I havent cried for a...
    ... My doctor adds Welbutrin along with Celexa, or Lexapro , etc. He says that WElbutrin adds the energy, sex...
    ... of like a cocktail. Would you reduce the amount of lexapro if you were taking wellbutin too? I guess it's very...
    ... Nicci57;3673110]I've been taking antidepressants ( Lexapro and then Prozac) for about 8 months now, and I've...

  20. Lexapro generic?
    ... Celexa (citalopram) is the older form of Lexapro . It's available as a generic. In the US at CVS and ... $4. The dosage is double for Celexa. So 10mg of Lexapro = 20mg of Celexa and 20mg of Lexapro = 40mg of Celexa ... not. I've been fighting my pdoc to switch me from Lexapro to Celexa and she finally did it. But that was after ... she wanted to switch me from 20mg of Lexapro and 300mg (a day) of WellbutrinSR (the generic) to ... Cymbalta. Lexapro and Cymbalta are each $60 on my insurance. Generic ... this week. I hope it works for me as well as the Lexapro has. (I've been lucky that I haven't had to pay for ... the last 3 months of Lexapro . My docs all gave me samples until we were sure it ... also understand that that I may need to go back to Lexapro . (but I'd rather not. All my RX's for all my health...
    ... Currently there is no generic form of Lexapro . My mom works for a doctor and she told that there...

  21. Zero coping skills
    ... addressed it before I had to say it again. He put me on Lexapro 10mg. I'll see him again in 30 days and then he said ... I read a lot on the internet about weight gain and lexapro . I googled "weight loss and lexapro" just to see if...

  22. Scared to take Cymbalta... Please Help
    ... unable to you know what. Zoloft, Paxil, Remeron, Lexapro , Celexa, Wellbutrin. Those are all the anti depressants...

  23. Some questions about Depression
    ... therapy will do or both therapy and a low dose med like lexapro ... lexapro is very good no side effects works slowly...

  24. Questions about side effects.. what should I do???
    ... her what I should do and she is going to put me on Lexapro 20mg. Can someone out there please let me know your ... experience with Lexapro ? I am hoping that it will work well for me, but if ... find something with less sexual effects. If you used Lexapro please tell me how it effected you. Did it help with...

  25. new here - when do you decide that you need more help?
    ... i am going to weekly therapy, and i take lexapro , xanax and trazadone. doc added lamactil to the meds ... i feel like an absolute mess. (been taking lexapro since oct - was upped to 20 mg in march.) sorry...
    ... tell your doc you want to try a different med. If lexapro isn't doing anything for you...move onto something ... that don't seem to work. Sounds like you've given the lexapro a chance...so try something new. Good luck...
    ... every other month, for med checks. he said that the lexapro was ok, and that i should start on lamictal. i was ... combo of meds will work? it just seems like a lot. lexapro 20 mg xanax (up to 2x daily) trazadone at night...

  26. Is There Any Way I Can Increase Dopamine? Desperate To Get Out Of This Black Hole
    ... made me feel worse. I am on the highest dose of Lexapro to keep my seratonin from dropping, but under stressful...
    ... yourself do it. I know it's hard, but try. If lexapro isn't helping, maybe you want to try a different med...
    ... for writing, Kiasmama. I have tried many meds and Lexapro is the only one that helped at all. My dr. doesn...
    ... lacking in dopamine. I have an appointment Wed. The lexapro works, it just can't handle the load when 20 very...
    ... aware of any additional supplements you take with the Lexapro . Since you are on a high dose of the Lexapro you...

  27. Anyone tried Pristiq??
    ... ten days. I'm in the process of being weaned off of Lexapro , I'm now down to 5mg per night. I think I like ... since its still so new to me and I'm coming off of the Lexapro , you know? I had a hysterectomy five years ago ... and well, I'm either having serious withdrawels from Lexapro right now or PMSing hard core...all I can say is I...
    ... with the side effects of the cymbalta. I was taking lexapro before I started the pristiq. It took about a week...

  28. Lexapro and Irritability
    ... Hi Mizzaj, I took Lexapro for about 2 months and it did not help my depression ... noticed an improvement within days of going off the Lexapro and on the Zoloft. Maybe you are like me and Lexapro...

  29. Effexor XR=Mother's Hell On Earth(sort of long post)
    ... each person has different reactions..I went through Lexapro , Wellbutrin, and Zoloft before findig Effexor and...

  30. Emptiness and Meds
    ... I've been taking Lexapro for about 6 months now for both anxiety and depression...

  31. Pristiq
    ... Have you had any weight gain? Any side effects? Lexapro is the only one that has ever worked for me. I'm so...

  32. ~Gonna do it, made a appt for dr. Monday~
    ... Dr. prescribed Lexapro . I told her that I have been reading HealthBoards...

  33. SSRI (lexapro) and no emotion
    ... ljenner831, my husband and I are both on Lexapro neither of us have had problems with lack of emotions...
    ... likely to cause it) so I wonder? . . . are you sure the Lexapro is working for you? Emotional numbness (anhedonia...
    ... OVERemotional. AuntieLeela- I am 99.9% sure it's the lexapro causing it. Before I was on Lexapro and I was depressed ... better which is why I don't want to go off of the Lexapro , but I don't enjoy the side effects. It's such...
    ... Pepper08;3648650]ljenner831, my husband and I are both on Lexapro neither of us have had problems with lack of emotions ... you should talk to your doctor or pharmacist. With Lexapro have you noticed any sexual side effects? I am about ... to go on Lexapro and come off of Wellbutrin XL. Please advise :)...
    ... I worried about that when I started taking Lexapro , but I never experienced it....

  34. SSRI and add Welbutrin for libido?
    ... I have been taking lexapro for quite some time. I don't want to go off of it...
    ... so he says they balance each other out. I tried Lexapro and Welbutrin but they did not help with my depression...

  35. switch from effexor to lexapro ""need advice""
    ... every other day for the first week, then take 5mg of Lexapro at night, every night for first week 2week take ... 150effxor every 3rd day, 5mg lexapro at night, every night 3week take effxor monday, wednesday ... , friday, 10mg lexapro every night week 4 10mg Lexapro in the am and so on..... does this seem right??THANKS...

  36. wellbuterin side effects? anger?
    ... but not together with this one. I started out on Lexapro 20 mg for anxiety and depression. My libido was shot...

  37. Immediate deep sleep and dizziness...depression?
    ... himself off of it and did not tell me...think it was Lexapro . he was so bad off at that point I was frantic. That...

  38. Lexapro side-effects
    ... My doctor gave me Lexapro and Welbutrin at the same time. He said they balance ... each other out. The Lexapro which helps with depression decreases the energy, ... Maybe your doctor could add something else to the Lexapro to give you back your energy. It certainly would...

  39. Frustration!!
    ... I've been on Lexapro for about 6 months now. 10 mg for 3 and 20 mg for...

  40. Now I am desperate....
    ... haven't gained any weight. Prior to Zoloft I was on Lexapro for 2 months - that didn't help my depression at at ... all. Prior to the Lexapro I tried Cymbalta but could not tolerate the headaches...

  41. Depression/Anxiety Alternative to Lexapro?
    ... can't see a regular, decent psychiatrist. I take Lexapro and Klonipin (anti-anxiety). If I miss a day, I feel...
    ... buspar and celexa ( an older and cheaper version of lexapro ). I tried the lexapro but it was too stimualting...

  42. Depression/Lexapro/Xanax
    ... controlling panic attacks. My doctor just prescribed Lexapro a couple of weeks ago for my depression. I really ... space, don't know if it's the stress, depression or Lexapro . I have noticed I have problems swallowing sometimes ... anything substantial. Does anyone know anything about Lexapro ? Is this swallowing thing a side effect anyone else...

  43. low sodium from AD'S????
    ... depression and mood disorders but has currently been on Lexapro and Abilify off and on for about 2 yrs. Anyway she...

  44. I am miserable!
    ... keep trying them until i find one that works...the lexapro isn't enough. I pray i'll find one. Salty...

  45. I donno what to do anymore
    ... ADs. There is one out there that can help you. Try Lexapro , or Cymbalta, and see if that will help. Paxil truly...

  46. Sexual desire and depression meds
    ... sex drive. I, on the other hand, have been on Paxil, Lexapro and currently Zoloft, and have no sex drive whatsoever...
    ... bottom of my depression last summer. I have been on Lexapro 20 mg almost 1 year. My sex drive is shot. My doctor ... work. The upside is my husband and I both are on Lexapro so we aren't having arguements over no sex drive....

  47. Med Combo Question
    ... Someone mentioned on another post about taking Lexapro and Wellbutrin together has anyone done this?? I have ... a lot of irritability but good sexual effects and Lexapro made me really tired and lazy. Anyone know????...
    ... Welbutrin.......I can't remember for certain that it was Lexapro , but I think it was (going over the list of what I ... years ago...the doctor explained that one of them, the Lexapro , might take away energy, libido, weight gain, etc ... have worked for me, so????????? I think it was Lexapro ......... Good luck with it.............
    ... I have been on Lexapro 20mg for almost a year. Two weeks ago my doctor added...
    ... Hey Lori, the reason I stopped the Lexapro was because my butt was glued to the couch and didn...
    ... Janart, I was put on Lexapro for being constantly fatigued and being glued to the...

  48. Never enough sleep... medicine or depression??
    ... I am currently taking 20 mg of Lexapro for depression and anxiety, and I think it's helped ... bed. I think I had this problem before I took the Lexapro , but I'm not sure if this is just a symptom of the ... depression or if maybe the Lexapro is causing me to feel so lethargic. Usually when...
    ... Lexapro made me be stuck to the couch!! It's definately a ... possibility that its the lexapro ....
    ... I had that problem on celexa a forerunner of lexapro . I have been on it for 10months and I am able to...

  49. Social Anxiety & Depression
    ... bit. Personally, I have never taken Wellbutrin or Lexapro for any great length of time, but I have heard from...

  50. Lexapro or Wellbutrin SR for Dysthymia??
    ... QUOTE=mamajulie54;3603036]Has anyone had luck with Lexapro or Wellbutrin Sr for Dysthymia. How about weight ... have been on almost every AD out there, including Lexapro and Wellbutrin, had problems w/weight gain and gone ... and lose the weight. I did not have weight gain w/ Lexapro . My only side effect was low libido. However, none...

  51. Thinking About Edronax
    ... I have been on Welbutrin and Lexapro for some time and has stopped working some time ago...

  52. Can sexual side effects from SSRIs subside with time?

  53. Diclofenac and Lexapro
    ... Lexapro is easily combined with other meds. Ive not know of...

  54. Depression, PTSD
    ... I am just worried. Doc just upped my dosage of Lexapro and Lorazepam but he thinks he has to add more meds...
    ... required me to do so. How long have you been on Lexapro ? I don't know how long before it takes full effect...
    ... I have been taking Lexapro for several years at 20mg. Was a wonderful drug when...
    ... Me too. 10. This is what I do for depression: Lexapro , Klonipin, B-12, Body Balance (a liquid supplement...

  55. Question about beer and lexapro?
    ... I took Lexapro during law school and drank like a fish 6-7 nights...
    ... I've been on quite a few anti-depressants, lexapro included, and drink occasionally. I can't say I noticed...

  56. Effexor Question
    ... without the medication. I have several friends who take Lexapro and I am wondering if it would help the withdrawal...

  57. discontinuing SSRI after 3 mths?
    ... diagnosed with major situational depression and was put on lexapro in march. A 6 month course was planned with the final ... determined. I have had little to no side affects with lexapro though and am worried about starting a new pill. ...

  58. Hello All
    ... anybodys input on to whether I should ask if I should try Lexapro to my pdoc or if I should stay on Celexa. Anyones...
    ... I believe. Dozens of meds I have tried. I've taken Lexapro , but it didn't help me. Meds can work differently ... on different people. If your doctor recommends Lexapro and the Celexa isn't quite doing it, then go ahead...

  59. "My name is Bob and I'm depressed."
    ... depression for the past 5 years. I went on a low dose of Lexapro for 4ish years and it just about did away with my ... depressants so I got my doctor to officially take me off of Lexapro about 10 months ago. I did very well until about ... didn't work. I started on 5-HTP after I stopped the Lexapro and I am still on it but it doesn't seem to be working...
    ... being is more impt. that that job , right? I take Lexapro as well and it saves me! If you are SET on the pilot...

  60. Lexapro
    ... I've been on Lexapro for just over 6 weeks now. Started at 5mg and have ... Side effects vary for each person. But I think Lexapro is considered weight neutral, meaning that it doesn...

  61. Antidepressants question...
    ... long, or longer, to see the benefits of the drug. Lexapro seems to be the drug of choice right now. It seems ... dosages. But they go away as I adjust. I've been on Lexapro for 6 weeks now and all as samples as we try to make ... asked to be switched to generic Celexa (older form of Lexapro ) which would only be $4. I had to find a new pdoc...

  62. Which antidepressant is the more easy to get off
    ... I still have them occasionally if I'm very tired. Lexapro was was easy to quit, wellbutrin also, Celexa was...

  63. Wellbutrin SR side effects
    ... this out. I recently (1 week ago) switched from Lexapro to Wellbutrin SR. I'm taking 150 mgs daily...I take...

  64. Celexa and possible weight gain: I'm afraid
    ... I've been taking Lexapro which is a newer (and more expensive) version of Celexa ... dieting. And I will probably be switching to Celexa. Lexapro is $60 a month (with insurance) and I can get generic ... doctor was willing to make the switch but kept me on Lexapro (with samples) for longer to make sure it's the right ... time I've upped the dose. I've been at 20mg/day of Lexapro for a week now and it was a rough week. I have had...

  65. Please help me, I want to hear from you !!!
    ... I took Celexa years ago. Have been on Paxil, Lexapro and now Zoloft. I have never gained weight taking...

  66. 150 mg of Wellbutrin (Bupropion) SR -- only once a day?
    ... As I posted this weekend, I'm on 20 mg of Lexapro . My psychiatrist told me to add Wellbutrin (the Bupropion...
    ... from anxiety and I was just too wired. Now I'm Lexapro in combination, to hopefully treat the depression...

  67. Lexapro + night sweats
    ... I am on celexa which is related to lexapro and I have night sweats every night. I can count...

  68. Wellbutrin Dosage?
    ... Now, I just started it again, in combination with my Lexapro , and I'm taking 150 mg of the SR version. I don't...

  69. feel no joy in life
    ... good med but just didn't work for me. Now I am on Lexapro and I'm doing great. I have anxiety mixed in with...

  70. An antidepressant with no weight gain
    ... reacts differently to each antidepressant. I take Lexapro and have not gained weight. However, someone else ... might take Lexapro and will gain weight. If you need the medication...
    ... I've been on anti depressants for two yrs, Paxil, Lexapro and currently Zoloft. I am actually about 20 lbs...

  71. Brain zaps
    ... zaps when they've gone to a higher dose? I did 5mg Lexapro for 3 weeks, then 10 days at 10mg, 4 days at 15mg ... and today I went to 20mg of Lexapro , per doctors instructions. When I started and at...
    ... when i used to be on lexapro about a year ago i never had that happen. however...

  72. psychologist vs. psychiatrist???
    ... is sorted out now. But I've just gone to 20mg of Lexapro and that's messing me up. Thanks for your support...

  73. Effexor XR side effects/replacement
    ... I am a but desperate. A nurse has told me perhaps Lexapro would be my ticket. Any thoughts/users of this or...
    ... I've heard outstanding things about Lexapro . Many people have found that they have very few side ... thing, but I've just heard a lot of great things about Lexapro . I would love to try it; unfortunately, my insurance...

  74. I'm Embarrassed To Be Depressed!!
    ... mind race and made me shaky all the time. However, Lexapro has worked wonders for me. All antidepressants work...

  75. Lexapro and Weight
    ... anyone either gained NO weight or even lost weight on Lexapro ? I hear so many weight GAIN stories, but I have been...