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  1. Got excited then let down dangit
    ... I though hmm is that a new one...... NOT its dang lexapro . Man I was on Lexapro and I couldn't get off the dang ... Remicade for depression. Anyway I would love thoughts on Lexapro and ritalin?? Thanks guys (:...

  2. switch from Lexapro to Celexa (And Lexapro and Trazodone)
    ... months and weened myself off. I am not sure what the Lexapro is like. I heard it is good, but if it isn't working...
    ... Bluedog, I take both Lexapro 10mg daily and Trazadone 25mg as needed for sleep ... different meds and different psychiatrists I ended up on Lexapro . It does take a while to get into your system and ... You WILL eventually find the one the right one if Lexapro is not for you. Take Care, GG...
    ... I took lexapro for 3 weeks. I felt jittery and my blood pressure...

  3. 5-htp?
    ... I am currently on Lexapro , only 5 milligrams a day. I would LOVE to get off...
    ... Kittywitty- Thank you so much for your reply!! I take Lexapro . I have NO sex drive and am emotionless. I don't...

  4. question about the process
    ... clinic within 2 days. I am now on an antidepressant ( lexapro ). It the last thing I'd ever thought I'd be doing...

  5. SSRIs and no excitement
    ... I take Lexapro . I find that I don't get excited anymore about dating...
    ... [QUOTE=ljenner831;3534984]I take Lexapro . I find that I don't get excited anymore about dating...

  6. I have changed!!
    ... I have been on every type of anti deppressant from lexapro to prozac to zoloft to wellbutrin, and nothing seems...

  7. Describe "brain zaps"?
    ... brain zaps when I would accidentally skip a dose of my Lexapro . Before I came here, I never knew what to call...

  8. Need advice, nothing helps
    ... I have been put on multiple medications (Zoloft, lexapro , effexor, paxil, wellburtin, prozac) and had no luck...
    ... I have been put on multiple medications (Zoloft, lexapro , effexor, paxil, wellburtin, prozac) and had no luck...

  9. Folic Acid and Vitamin B for depression
    ... are your thoughts on it? I would love to get off of lexapro and try a natural remedy....

  10. Cymbalta - anyone helped by it ?
    ... severe depression. No sexual side effects for me. ( Lexapro disabled my ability to orgasm) Good Luck...

  11. Which is the best SSRI in you opinion???
    ... together find the best one for YOU. Personally, I take Lexapro and it does fine for me. But that is just me......

  12. Re: med tapering...questions
    ... opinions either way. Right now, I'm on 2.5mg's Lexapro at night. It seems to help my hot flashes slightly...

  13. Wellbutrin: Generic VS namebrand. Which will make you lose weight?
    ... Hey all. Im already on 40mg lexapro , and today I went to see my doctor about my depression ... Anyways, he told me to start taking just 20 mg of lexapro a day and put me on 150 mg of Wellbutrin as well....
    ... have you been doing on this combo? I'm on 20 mg of Lexapro and I was just prescribed 150 mg of the generic Wellbutrin...

  14. Lexapro and Concentration
    ... I started Lexapro about 3 weeks ago, and yes, my concentration is bad...
    ... hello everyone,just read your post about starting lexapro and having concentration problems,I have been taking ... lexapro for 2 years and yes the problems go away even the...
    ... I have been taking Lexapro for about a year now, and I have problems with concentratio...
    ... I've been on Lexapro for 6 months and I've gained 10lbs and am always hungry...

  15. Can amphetamines like Aderall help with depression?
    ... if that would help he decided to switch me over to Lexapro and up my dosage telling me that the Lexapro was a...
    ... get anyone who has my type of symptoms doped up on Lexapro and eventually they will no longer have outbursts ... the problem is? I would rather take a low dosage of Lexapro and Adderall XR than wind up being prescribed some...
    ... You state: "I would rather take a low dosage of Lexapro and Adderall XR than wind up being prescribed some...
    ... same thing. "OK", he said, "then let's move you to Lexapro , 10mg a day". So I said "doc that's less than I'm ... how is that going to help me?", to which he replied " Lexapro is a much purer form of Celexa so you shouldn't need ... another month passes this time now taking 10mg of Lexapro twice daily and I go back to see him. He asked how ... out there). Do I think that less Adderall and less Lexapro is a better solution than to just keep upping the ... dosage of Lexapro until I am walking into walls and then justifying...

  16. I am so mad!!!!
    ... as well. I am going to talk to my doc about trying Lexapro . I hope and pray I don't have the same problems that...

  17. Is anyone "REALLY" happy with their depression medication??????
    ... georgi, I take lexapro and I love it. I have been on it for 4 years, and ... chronic pain sufferer, but I would have to go off lexapro completely before I went on anything new like cymbalta...
    ... people seem unhappy with the side effects. I take Lexapro and I think it does an amazing job of keeping me out...
    ... My doctor just gave me a prescription for lexapro and I am afraid of the same thing. I have Anxiety...
    ... back! Right now my doctor has lowered my dosage of Lexapro . We are going to wait three-four weeks and see...
    ... if that would help he decided to switch me over to Lexapro and up my dosage telling me that the Lexapro was a...
    ... Superb question. My answer is no, I'm not "happy" on Lexapro , and haven't been happy on all the others I've tried...
    ... several AD's. The one that works the best for me is Lexapro . I also take Xanax as needed. The two work great...

  18. Abdominal Pain, Nausea, Is this depression?
    ... I have been on Lexapro and Lorazapam for the past 10 years. After many different...

  19. No one wants me here
    ... doctor were talking about switching me from Zoloft to Lexapro or Celexa but they haven't called or called me back...
    ... doctor were talking about switching me from Zoloft to Lexapro or Celexa but they haven't called or called me back...

  20. zoloft vs. celexa
    ... I am going to get off of Lexapro . I can't handle the side effects of NO sexual desire...

  21. depression and neurological feelings
    ... wondering if I should call the doctor and get put on some Lexapro . Do any of you think that would help me? Thanks! I...

  22. time to come off
    ... My experience: I took lexapro for 6 years. Since I was feeling SO great, I decided ... downward into a severe depression. I got back on lexapro , but it took 9 months to pull out of the depression ... . Now I am back on lexapro and have been for about 2 years. I HATE the side...

  23. Help choosing an anti-depressant
    ... depressants. Beware that the SSRIs (prozac, zoloft, lexapro , etc) can cause, um, (cough) "sexual side effects...

  24. Help anyone please???
    ... Paxil, Cymbalta (could not tolerate due to headaches) Lexapro and now Zoloft. Paxil worked great for anxiety but ... not depression. The Lexapro actually made me feel worse - was on that one for...

  25. Zoloft-----again? GRrr.....can someone help me?
    ... have to take one that you don't like. What about Lexapro ??...

  26. opiates for depression?
    ... many medications. Zoloft, prozac, effexor, cymbalta, lexapro , welbutrin, lamictal, abilify......I'm sure I'm forgetting...

  27. 8 days on Lexapro ?
    ... I have taken lexapro for 8 years. I dont' think that after just 8 days...

  28. When will Wellbutrin SR kick in?
    ... I had previously taken lexapro which really worked for anxiety but had too many other...
    ... I take Lexapro and I hate the side effects too! I have no sexual...
    ... opinion this is not agood anxiety drug at all. I was on lexapro also, but got off of it after I gained 20 pounds in ... [QUOTE=mamajulie54;3484700]I had previously taken lexapro which really worked for anxiety but had too many other...
    ... me. I see that some people do the Wellbutrin with Lexapro , too. I just wanted to stay away from the weight...

  29. Lexapro + lack of interest in sex
    ... I had a similar sexual problem on lexapro . I could not have an orgasm at all, no matter how...
    ... Ditto on the problems with Lexapro , Paxil and Zoloft. Seems to be a very common problem...
    ... have it's own set of side effects? I know with Lexapro , people also complain about weight gain (I have not...
    ... jenner831, I have been on lexapro for 1year and have no desire for sex,honestly the ... the way Iam starving LOL ,I am very stable on the lexapro i have gained weight but the worst side effect is ... complete moron,Id say i was to happy on that,honestly lexapro is a good match for me,but im pretty sure they effect...
    ... have it's own set of side effects? I know with Lexapro , people also complain about weight gain (I have not...

  30. Really Sad...
    ... difference with SSNRI amd SSRI? I've been on Celexa and Lexapro as well but the two never seemed to work....

  31. Disabled and Depressed on Lexapro
    ... oncologist that did this to you. Your dose of Lexapro seems pretty low to me. I think I was on 40 mg for...

  32. Effexor xr
    ... ago, but the worst AD ever in my opinion. I was on Lexapro last year and gained about 10lbs in 1 year, and it...
    ... type of calorie it is. Its weird, at the time of the lexapro weight gain, I was dating someone who also had been ... in my mind. It took at least 5 months to lose the lexapro weight, but the Effexor weight from 6 years ago, well...

  33. Effexor XR
    ... Anyone experienced this? One more thing, I was on a Lexapro , then Zoloft and was taken off them because I gained...

  34. Please help, I am at the end of my rope
    ... probably will from these, too. I have some samples of Lexapro but haven't dared to take them yet, mainly because...
    ... Lexapro is excellent. Many folks I know who couldn't tolerate ... side effects from other SSRI's swear by Lexapro . It can really do wonders for anxiety and panic....
    ... the end of my rope. You need it. Secondly, I take Lexapro . It has saved me! Remember it takes a good 4 weeks...
    ... happening sooner than later. You mentioned you're taking Lexapro , you're doing okay on it? Did you have any side effects...
    ... went through a bad depression and was switched to Lexapro for 6 weeks and it did not help me. Finally we tried ... with the Zoloft or Paxil but had some nausea with the Lexapro . I've never been in therapy but you would probably...

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

  36. I can't stand myself....
    ... test your thyroid? This is just a thought. I take lexapro for anxiety and I do not have any side effects. Maybe...

  37. Wellbutrin in the UK (depression and anxiety)
    ... depression and anxiety as long as I can remember. I was on Lexapro (Cipralex in the UK) for 2.5 years and that worked...

  38. Celexa or Lexapro??
    ... Hi. I am new to this healthboard. I have been on Lexapro for about three years and it helped me get over my ... compared to the debilitating effects of the depression Lexapro is a breeze. Problem is hit menopause while taking ... Lexapro so it's difficult to say if my crazy hormones are ... some of the side effects. I am trying to come off Lexapro now. Good luck with your choice. Love Rosa...
    ... I have tried both. Lexapro made me lose weight and my blood pressure to go way...

  39. med tapering...questions
    ... the side effects. The last stab by my psych-doc was Lexapro with Provigil to take away the brain numbness. So ... ll eventually feel better. So, I'm tapering my Lexapro . It still makes me stupid. I'm not taking the Provigil...
    ... with your doc's consult, right? The last step off Lexapro can be tricky for a number of people. Go slowwwwwwwwwwwww...

  40. Sarafem and Lexapro?
    ... believe it works on serotonin much in the same way Lexapro does. I guess if you don't take them together all...
    ... if it works for you, it works, you know? I guess Lexapro must work for you? Sarafem/Prozac/fluoxetine is longer...
    ... suffered from PMDD from day one. I'm bp and take Lexapro and Topamax. About six months ago I talked to my ... don't need bc. Instead, he prescribed 35 tabs of Lexapro per month. I double up during my week of PMS and...

  41. Need Advice re: Celexa
    ... different one. I was on 3 - Cymbalta for 3 weeks, Lexapro for about 6 weeks and finally Zoloft, which is working...

  42. Please tell me it is going to get better.
    ... Hi, and thank you for asking. I am going back on Lexapro , hight doseage, and Seleform (SP) For my PMS, going ... to give this a try......... I started back on my Lexapro this AM, so far I have yet to beat myselft up......

  43. does anyone know about effexor?
    ... anxiety and some depression came back, and I tried Lexapro . It worked great, and I was on it for another 1-2 ... wanted to have another child, and I was going off lexapro . Again, I tried to taper off, found out I was pregnant ... Feb 2006, 2 days after he was born I went back on Lexapro , and I am on it still today. After 2 years, I just...

  44. Anti-depressent washout and start over??
    ... started on anti-depressants (2005) my doc prescribed Lexapro and it helped my depression A LOT and started feeling ... Trazadone. After starting the well butrin I tried the lexapro again with no effect and just a barage of side effects ... and 20mg of Prozac. My question is.. Why did the lexapro have an significant affect before and then a few years ... be effective to get off everything and then try the lexapro again?...
    ... Eeek! What serious side effects did you have from the Lexapro ?...

  45. How Come I get Angry When I Quit Depression drugs?
    ... the right place to ask questions. I've been on Lexapro for almost 10 years now. It was initially prescribed ... However, in the few times I have tried to get off the Lexapro I don't get depressed...but really angry. Like road ... me off. It disturbs me so much I start taking the Lexapro again. Has anyone ever heard of this as a 'withdrawal...
    ... the right place to ask questions. I've been on Lexapro for almost 10 years now. It was initially prescribed ... However, in the few times I have tried to get off the Lexapro I don't get depressed...but really angry. Like road ... me off. It disturbs me so much I start taking the Lexapro again. Has anyone ever heard of this as a 'withdrawal...
    ... you still around?? I am 2 weeks out from being on Lexapro and having really bad spouts of anger suddenly over...

  46. Having a hard time right now with feelings of Rejection
    ... has finally lifted with the help of Zoloft. I was on Lexapro for about a month and I think it actually made my ... felt a weight lift just one week after stopping the Lexapro and starting the Zoloft. Anyway, I jump around on...

  47. Lexapro or Wellbutrin SR??
    ... reacts differently to different ADs, I have been on Lexapro for 2 months now started at 5mg and am now up to 20 ... from severe anxiety, panic disorder and agoraphobia. Lexapro has given me my life back. I now go everywhere, am...
    ... I also lost weight on lexapro . I was only on it for 3 weeks but I lost 9 lbs. ...
    ... responses! It sure helps to hear some good things about Lexapro . I started 10 mg. last night and am really hoping ... hoping that if I do get any bad side effects with Lexapro that they will go away when my body adjusts to it...
    ... Lexapro, Lexapro , all the way. Wellbutrin made me crazy! My depression ... felt like I was crawling out of my skin........ Lexapro , help me in many ways, and I did loose a few pounds...
    ... Thank you himmylover! Did you gain weight on lexapro or have any other bad effects? I think I am just...
    ... my wellbutrin sr COLD TURKEY and started 10mg. of lexapro and I already feel better! I think my wiring is not ... sensation. I have read a lot of good posts about lexapro and I am going to think positive and hope that it...
    ... and the foggy days disappeared. I just started on lexapro 2 days ago so its too early to tell about it yet. ... the wellbutrin for about a month before i was put on lexapro , at first i was fine coming off of it but im pretty ... depressed now and im hoping the lexapro will kick in soon....
    ... my wellbutrin sr COLD TURKEY and started 10mg. of lexapro and I already feel better! I think my wiring is not ... sensation. I have read a lot of good posts about lexapro and I am going to think positive and hope that it...
    ... After 6 years on lexapro , I noticed weight gain. Generaly speaking you don ... gained a lot. However, I have NO sex drive b/c of Lexapro and I am sick of it :( It's hard b/c the med. helps...
    ... and reading these posts makes me want to switch to Lexapro . I also tried Wellbutrin and it was also way to energizing ... good drug for me. My mom was recently prescribed Lexapro and she asked the doctor about Paxil and the doctor ... Paxil has a history of more weight gain issues than Lexapro . I've read a lot of good things about Lexapro. I ... would stay with the Lexapro if I were you. I may switch one day....
    ... a "numb" feeling with my teeth. I actually liked Lexapro , but did not like how it effected the "lovey dovey ... didn't make it. I am starting back on the 10mg. of Lexapro tonight. Maybe the bad side effects will go away...
    ... Unfortunately the side effects (sexual) of Lexapro never go away for me! I am hating it! I have no ... had my ONE AND ONLY anxiety attack while on that! Lexapro works SO well for the depression and such, but I need...

  48. Please help, I feel so afraid and sad...
    ... Zoloft, (Paxil), maybe Celexa, not so sure about Lexapro , but yes, there are long term meds that don't have...

  49. Non-responsive depression
    ... drugs I've been on are Effexor, Prozac, Desiprimine, Lexapro . Does anyone have any words of advice?...

  50. Can someone tell me ANYTHING About Lexapro?
    ... I've never been on Lexapro , but I've been on other SSRI's. Maybe try taking...
    ... I have taken Lexapro before for about 3 years, and all the symtoms you ... 're escribing I have had. Lexapro is the key ingredient found in Celexa. The sweating...
    ... I have taken Lexapro before for about 3 years, and all the symtoms you ... 're escribing I have had. Lexapro is the key ingredient found in Celexa. The sweating...
    ... I have taken Lexapro before for about 3 years, and all the symtoms you ... 're describing I have had. Lexapro is the key ingredient found in Celexa. The sweating...

  51. Depression in teenager
    ... Teenager granddaughter is on lexapro for depression. Today she had a severe set back ...
    ... start feeling better, maybe it's time to raise her Lexapro dose, or even change meds. Has she been on the Lexapro...

  52. Need Some Help
    ... and made me feel more detached from life. Ive taken Lexapro and wellbutrin. Both for about 3-4 months at a time...

  53. Getting the right med mix
    ... My Dr. put me on Lexapro and Welbrutrin. He said that's one of the best combos...
    ... I tried Lexapro and it is AWESOME but I took it along with some great ... my body weaknesses and what to take along with my Lexapro . It changed me quickly but of course I am so sensitive ... to things that after taking the Lexapro for about 2 years it started making me sick, but while...

  54. I think my husband hates me...
    ... ever felt in my life. The doctor put me on 10mg Lexapro Friday and I don't know how or what it will do, but...
    ... generally clear up and then I don't worry so much. Lexapro is helpful for both depression and anxiety, so hopefully...
    ... ever felt in my life. The doctor put me on 10mg Lexapro Friday and I don't know how or what it will do, but ... could go to sleep and never wake up. I hope your Lexapro helps you. I wouldn't wish this crap on anyone. ...

  55. When the meds stop working
    ... has become less effective. My doctor recommended Lexapro . I'm a bit scared to start because of side effects...

  56. best antidepressants out there for anxiety and depression
    ... person. But, the SSRIs like Prozac, Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro , Luvox all are said to treat anxiety and depression...

  57. depression
    ... depressed and is seeing a theapist. he used to take lexapro but does not anymore. he doesn't want to put something...

  58. anybody on cymbalta?
    ... the medication but added another one to it which was Lexapro which in the long run did me no good. The next medication...

  59. Getting better, let me tell you how!
    ... is good to see your post because I am going through Lexapro withdrawal right now. I tapered for a while and then...

  60. Side affects to antidepressants.
    ... I went to my pediatrishan for my meds im taking lexapro .ive known him for a long time but when i had to explane ... about it. this isnt really the first time iv tried lexapro i tried it like 2 months ago for like 3 weeks but...

  61. Depression is back...
    ... i just started takeing lexapro and i dont want to have to keep takeing more and more...

  62. Almost there...
    ... completley miserable and all over the place. I went on Lexapro for awhile..but that actually made me worse...my tantrums ... would be even worse then before. I got myself off Lexapro and was all ready to go to the doctor to try something...

  63. what would you say is the best time to take lexapro?
    ... still difficult but I'm not sure if it's due to the lexapro . Mornings are better so that's a big plus....

  64. Lexapro question.
    ... postpartum depression. My dr put me on 20 mg of celexa ( lexapro is a "cleaner" version of celexa). It really worked...
    ... I took lexapro for 3 weeks. I felt a little jittery, lost 9 lbs ... went back to normal. I have tried other anti's and lexapro wasn't bad in the side effects department. Godbless...
    ... Does many people gain weight or lose weight with Lexapro ?...

  65. Will this ever stop?
    ... weight. It's getting so frustrating. I was put on Lexapro and my weight went through the roof. I'm not on Effexor...

  66. i really do not think this will ever end
    ... to switch, but maybe it would help even more since Lexapro has helped me a lot? I don't know. I do think people...

  67. Getting really frustrated, please help?
    ... changed 4 times. First it was Celexa, stop working..then Lexapro , same thing...then Nortriptyline, didn't work at all...

  68. Tired of being tired. Please help.
    ... I am on Lexapro for depression and anxiety. I just started Concerta ... makes me anxious if I take too much. The 20mg of Lexapro helps with the depression and anxiety. The Concerta ... Cymbalta might help instead of a straight SSRI like Lexapro , or maybe try Lexapro and Wellbutrin(dopamine and ... want to do without being so tired all the time. The Lexapro has actually helped, but not enough. HELP!...
    ... Thanks for your response. I moved the lexapro down to 10mg and I no longer feel as tired. The Concerta...

  69. Lexapro, Wellbutrin, and Cymbalta? The 3 little bears.
    ... nose dive into depression. Psychiatrist put me on lexapro . I was on it for 9 months before I took myself off...
    ... feel depressed much anymore and I thought it was the Lexapro , along with doing all the other healthy things I already ... am not more or less fatigued than I was without the Lexapro . So he suggested just adding Wellbutrin, and seeing ... He said that he would be hesitant to take away the Lexapro because it had helped me with being depressed. I ... he said he has had less people tolerate it as well Lexapro . He also mentioned that it would not be a good idea...
    ... stimulates that region.......whatever. I decreased my lexapro from 20-10mg, that helped in a huge way. I actually...

  70. anxiety / depression
    ... doesn't mean that it's better for you. I have been on Lexapro and noticed a difference in 1-2 weeks, initially and...

  71. Back problems/depression/fat as a hog
    ... severe depression and my pm doc put me on 20 mg of lexapro and 60 mg of cymbalta. I also am taking 90 mg of ... lunesta to sleep. I have had no bad reactions to the lexapro and cymbalta. I am very limited in my physical activity...

  72. anti depressant drugs and weight gain
    ... a problem regarding weight with Prozac, Celexa or Lexapro . Wellbutrin is another category of antidepressants...

  73. AD's and weight gain
    ... gain. I've gained maybe 5 lbs. since I've been on Lexapro (over a year). I don't know if it is the AD, or just ... gain. All I care about is feeling better. I think Lexapro does increase my appetite, but it also helps me to ... When I went through a bad spell, I went up to 20mg Lexapro (from 10mg). My weight went up almost immediately...
    ... lost weight on this medication. The others, celexa, lexapro , I packed on the weight....

  74. prozac stop working for you?
    ... for you? If so what did you switch to? I am thinking lexapro would be a better choice...

  75. is lexapro available in canada yet? Sounds like the best med out there!
    ... Lexapro in Canada goes by the name Cipralex....