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  1. Is this depression or something else?
    ... doctor and was taking Zyprexa to stabilize my mood, and Lexapro for depression. Lexapro seemed to make my anxiety...

  2. Celexa and Weight Gain
    ... Have you tried lexapro ? It is the newer version of celexa. I lost 9 lbs ... in 3 weeks on lexapro . I had no appetite. I switched to celexa due to ... some problems with the lexapro . I have an appetitie but haven't gained the weight...

  3. Celexa and Facial Pain -- Need Info Desperately!
    ... help to you but I had this same problem when I took Lexapro . It didn't stay that way but it drove me crazy....

  4. It's been a while - having a hard time again
    ... hard time right now. I finally got on some meds - Lexapro which has helped a lot. I also got in with a counselor ... company messed up and I went three days without the Lexapro and I'm like a different person. Can three days really...
    ... Hi: I am really not familar with Lexapro but most antidepressants have some sort of reaction ... Anyway if at all possible get a emergency stash of Lexapro just in case another situation arises. take care...

  5. Just need an ear.....Taking Lexapro and Ambien CR
    ... I don't know where to start but I have been taking Lexapro 20mg for almost 2 months now and since I had been...
    ... CR that making me so irritable all day or just that Lexapro is not the right drug for me. Thanks again...
    ... Well I can tell you that Lexapro made me just want to sit on the couch all the time...

  6. Been on Cymbalta 1 day. Don't like the way it makes me feel. Should I keep takinging
    ... found that I had the least amount of side affects with Lexapro . I never felt sick, I could sleep when I wanted, I ... off all I didn't gain weight with it. Have you tried Lexapro ?...
    ... I have not tried Lexapro . This is actually the first antidepressant I've been...

  7. Anyone gain/lose weight on Celexa/other meds?
    ... I was on lexapro for 3 weeks and lost 10 lbs. Switched to celexa and ... ingredient so it seems odd that i would have no appetite on lexapro but can eat on celexa. Godbless...

  8. I Really Need Help About Generic Wellbutrin Xl
    ... I need a mood stabilizer and something to boost my Lexapro and my dr. and I thought Lamictal was it, but the...
    ... taking a mood stabilizer ever since as well as AD's. Lexapro seems to be the only AD that truly helped and then...

  9. Day 2 on tapering Effexor
    ... very long at all, just about 6 months. First I tried Lexapro and that was terrible for me. Now I feel comfortable...

  10. what to do next?
    ... to make things worse.The last medication i took was lexapro and it made me tired and feel like a zombie.Prior...

  11. feeling like crap right now
    ... would be beneficial? Something simple like celexa or lexapro or something..... Are you talking to someone about...
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  12. lexapro question
    ... Glo lexapro caused me to be the same way. All I wanted to do was...
    ... response. I also seem to feel hot almost feverish from lexapro always wanting to turn up the air. I don't know about ... weighing the good. Does anyone else get this from lexapro ? I have been on other antideppressants remeron, elavil ... side effects. Celexa is suppose to be the same as lexapro but I didn't feel tired from Celexa like I do on Lexapro...
    ... I took lexapro for 3 weeks. I had very little appetite and would...
    ... you for the reply. I too lose weight on celexa and lexapro . Celexa didn't make me tired or sick to my stomach ... but lexapro did. My appetite decreased on both these meds. Another ... synthroid and cytomel for and when I took celexa and lexapro . When I got off the flashes went away. Got back on ... flashes came back. I felt alittle spacey from the lexapro not from the celexa. I also was only taken 10 mls...
    ... You know, now that I think about, Lexapro never gave me any side effects whatsoever. Now Zoloft ... want to get into on a public forum. lol For me Lexapro is my miracle anti-depressant. It works FAST, within ... that passed in a few days. I once went to 30mg of Lexapro and man, let me tell you... nothing could make me...
    ... Thank you maybe I will try lexapro again. Welbutrin was not good for me. I couldn't sleep ... and nothing getting done. Glad your doing so well on lexapro ....

  13. depressed as all get out
    ... year but I can say that this is the worst. Started lexapro at 5mgs 3 weeks ago. Upped it to 10 mgs 2 weeks ago ... necessary. I am worse since I started taking the lexapro . I don't know what to do. Godbless:)...

  14. Burst out crying and feel low--anybody else feel like venting tonite?
    ... I am on week 3 three of lexapro and I am not doing well. Obsessing about finances...
    ... [QUOTE=marian100;3199462]I am on week 3 three of lexapro and I am not doing well. Obsessing about finances ... psychiatrist. Do you think maybe you need a boost of Lexapro or a reduction in Xanax? This time of the year is...
    ... go without several days in a row. I wonder if the lexapro is making the depression worse. I was better than...
    ... go without several days in a row. I wonder if the lexapro is making the depression worse. I was better than ... - you might be having an opposite reaction to the Lexapro . I couldn't take its cousin, Celexa. It made me too...

  15. Celexa
    ... Started at 20mgs. Made me too tired. Now I am on lexapro , 3 weeks. About the same as celexa but took longer ... days. Just started sleeping through the night on the lexapro . Glad it works for you. Godbless...

  16. new here. not sure what to do.
    ... and gaining 30 pounds etc.) if it's anything like lexapro i'd rather stand in front of a bus. thinking of...

  17. Would like to hear from all of you on Effexor ?
    ... antidepressants ive been on(paxil, zoloft, prozac, lexapro and effexor) effexor was by far the best one for me...

  18. Very ANGRY and frustrated!
    ... both me and my mom. For one thing, he went off his Lexapro on his own about 4 months ago and starting drinking...
    ... both me and my mom. For one thing, he went off his Lexapro on his own about 4 months ago and starting drinking...

  19. Well its finally happened...
    ... on my husband and my kids. My husband had to get on Lexapro a year ago for what he said was for his temper at...

  20. Slipping into major depression.
    ... Is their a good medicine for this. My Dr gave me lexapro but it is not strong enough. I felt really weird...
    ... an appointment to psychologist today. I was on lexapro for only a few days but it wasnt touching my depression...

  21. lexapro and weight gain
    ... I'm on lexapro now and am going to the DR tomorrow to switch back ... ve gained about 15 lbs since June. I know it's the lexapro , it makes me hungry. I was wellburtin LX but wanted...

  22. Thinking of Going on Medication
    ... effects (especially weight gain). My doctor suggested Lexapro - can anyone please share their good or bad experiences...
    ... yawning. I did find it too sedating. I am now on lexapro and have had different side effects, I do believe...

  23. Wellbutrin or Lexapro?
    ...
    ... screw up your sleep. I know almost nothing about Lexapro but it seems fewer and fewer people are taking it...
    ... Lexapro is a newer version of celexa. For me it is not as ... If you don't like celexa you probably won't like lexapro . I tried wellbutrin for about 10 days and found it...

  24. Antidepressants and weight gain!!
    ... from 235 to 275 in a little over a year. I am now on Lexapro and I weigh 285. Needless to say I am more depressed...
    ... I was on Lexapro for six months, six months ago. In that short time...
    ... I put on alot of weight with Lexapro . But, with other SSRIs I have lost weight. Like...

  25. How long does it take for wellbutrin to worK?
    ... and I got the shakes really bad. I am now trying lexapro . Godbless:)...

  26. lexapro experience
    ... No,no,no,no to Lexapro !!!!!! I gained 35 pounds in 2 months on the stuff...
    ... Start the Lexapro VERY slowly, 2.5mg for a week, then 5mg for a week...

  27. Nervous Break Down - Giving Up. Need Help.
    ... Anxiety. Which never lets up. EVER. I ran out of Lexapro yesterday, so b/c of my mood last night - I did not ... last night - I will not go get my medicine refilled ( Lexapro ), and I won't have any more treatments to resolve...
    ... Anxiety. Which never lets up. EVER. I ran out of Lexapro yesterday, so b/c of my mood last night - I did not ... last night - I will not go get my medicine refilled ( Lexapro ), and I won't have any more treatments to resolve...
    ... tried asking my doctor about giving me some samples of Lexapro , and he just sort of "blah blah blah" about it, and ... have to find a way to help me. For whatever reason, Lexapro doesn't have a "generic" yet, so it costs me a lot...

  28. scared to change meds again
    ... im on lexapro and the generic of wellbutrin. ive been doing much ... better with the combination. ive only been on lexapro for maybe 3 weeks and using the sample packs. i went ... prescription and my insurance does not want me to use lexapro . so it was decided to put me on citalopram. the only ... possibly get new side effects. i didnt gain weight with lexapro which was my main concern starting it. now im worried...
    ... [QUOTE=leilani3202;3162084]im on lexapro and the generic of wellbutrin. ive been doing much ... better with the combination. ive only been on lexapro for maybe 3 weeks and using the sample packs. i went ... prescription and my insurance does not want me to use lexapro . so it was decided to put me on citalopram. the only ... possibly get new side effects. i didnt gain weight with lexapro which was my main concern starting it. now im worried...
    ... I used to take Lexapro and about 2 years ago, my doctor switched me to Celexa...

  29. when to take wellbutrin XL
    ... doesnt say in the directions. i am switching from lexapro which i took at night to wellbutrin. i've heard that...

  30. I need some advice, please keep an open mind
    ... many different meds, cymbalta, prozac, welbutrin, lexapro , paxil. I need something that will help me. Ive been...

  31. Tell me is this depression or what????
    ... per month. I'm on meds but they are not working ... lexapro and klonopin. I do go out and go grocery shopping...

  32. Paxil Withdrawl? This Freaked Me Out!
    ... withdrawls from Zoloft several years ago and I was taking Lexapro at the same time. Actually, I think most Psychiatric...

  33. wellubrin and meridia?
    ... weight loss and an AD? My doctor just switched me from lexapro to wellbutrin XL because of weight gain and now i...

  34. depression for you
    ... beeen ON: cylexa, wellbutrin, zoloft, paxil, prozac, lexapro , serazone, buspar, klonopin in the past 6 yrs. ...

  35. Anxiety and Depression
    ... I just don't want to do anything. I'm already on lexapro and welbutrin...

  36. Depression meds that don't cause fatigue?
    ... I have tried taking Lexapro and it just makes me so tired, I can hardly function...
    ... sedating while others are more stimulating. I believe Lexapro is one of the "sedating" types, and thus, why it is...
    ... When i take lexapro in the morning i practically fall asleep driving to...
    ... appreciate your willingness to share information. Lexapro is the first A/D I have ever taken for depression...

  37. husband depressed or lazy?
    ... for me the best antidepressant has been lexapro but everyone's body chemistry is different but I do...

  38. med increase and questions
    ... Hi everyone~ I just had my doc raise my lexapro to 20mg per day. I was wondering if anyone knew how ... have to go through that side effect stage again. Lexapro really worked for me in the begining, but doesn't...
    ... I believe this happened to me on Lexapro too and it took a couple of weeks to kick in. Good...

  39. switching from lexapro to wellbutrin
    ... because everyone is so different. I haven't been on lexapro but have tried Wellbutrin and found that it made my...
    ... bupropian, and that made me worse. My doctor added lexapro and it was way better, im much happier!...
    ... I, too, gained weight on Lexapro but stopped taking it b/c it was no longer effective...
    ... My doctor just switched me from Lexapro 10 mg (due to weight gain) to Wellbutrin. I stopped ... taking the Lexapro 3 days ago and immediately started the Wellbutrin...

  40. Lipodrene
    ... I am currently on 10mg of Lexapro and will shortly be switching to 20mg of Paxil. ...

  41. Effexor and Hydroxycut
    ... can't seem to lose the weight. I first started with Lexapro and now I'm on 75 mg of Effexor - which is working...

  42. What do you do when you can't stand it anymore?
    ... psychologist, a psychiatrist, I've been on Zoloft, Lexapro , Effexor, amitryptaline, and a lot of other crap,...
    ... [QUOTE=BigBlock21;3129790]I've been on Zoloft, Lexapro , Effexor, amitryptaline, and a lot of other crap,...
    ... psychologist, a psychiatrist, I've been on Zoloft, Lexapro , Effexor, amitryptaline, and a lot of other crap,...
    ... psychologist, a psychiatrist, I've been on Zoloft, Lexapro , Effexor, amitryptaline, and a lot of other crap,...

  43. What's the best antidepressant?
    ... them all that I can count in about 10 of them....... Lexapro I'm on NOW and its wroking OK. I'm sick of taking...

  44. lexapro side effects?
    ... 3123763]has anyone else been extremely tired while on lexapro ? i just started it tuesday, the first night i was ... a newcomer, hi everyone, leilani i started taking lexapro in April of this year. I took mine before bed and...
    ... I agree. Lexapro made me sleepy. I don't know if I was really that...
    ... I was on lexapro for almost a year. It never made me sleepy though...
    ... my insurance didnt want to cover lexapro so after i run out of the samples ill be starting...

  45. lexapro and wellbutrin generic
    ... Hi: Currently, I'm only on Lexapro , so I cannot yet speak from personal experience for ... Wellbutrin though). From what I understand, it's b/c the Lexapro works on serotonin, and the Wellbutrin works on the ... mind any, I haven't had a bit of weight gain on the Lexapro . (But for me, this is actually disappointing. Part...
    ... reading everyones posts about gaining weight with lexapro . i feel like the wellbutrin helped me to lose weight ... maybe the combo will keep me from gaining any...how is lexapro working for you? the past couple months my depression...
    ... When I first started the Lexapro , I was nauseated and lost my appetite too. This lasted...
    ... was affecting me in the first place. so he added the lexapro to balance it out and have everything covered. last...
    ... direct correlation between not sleeping well and the Lexapro . However, for me, part of the anxiety/depression...

  46. Abilify for depression?
    ... it's a Monday) and a psychiatrist. I take 30mg of Lexapro daily and began taking Abilify - 15 mg daily - a few...

  47. Switched from Lexapro to Celexa...how to do this? Help!
    ... I switched from Lexapro to Celexa about a year ago. I really don't remember ... don't think it was really a big deal. Celexa and Lexapro are pretty much the same thing....
    ... Celexa is the older version of lexapro and hopefully you won't have side effects. Godbless...

  48. Anti depressants and weight gain- advice plz?
    ... form of Wellbutrin right away!!!!!!!! I was taking Lexapro , was a wonderful med for me, but after 38 lbs of weight...

  49. I need help/advice
    ... began to see spiders all the time and ended up on Lexapro and Wellbutrin!! Do not despair ever! Just when...

  50. Lithium: Is it worth it???
    ... I already take Wellbutrin, Lamictal, Abilify and Lexapro . Is Lithium worth all the side effects, trips...

  51. I need help
    ... thru this. Pls help me~!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm lexapro and klonopin and I should tell u that I'v e gained...
    ... same meds since you first started on them? maybe the lexapro isn't really working anymore? i know with me, they ... existing med regimen, to counter the effects of the lexapro ? you know cosmo, i also have terribly debilitating...
    ... thru this. Pls help me~!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm lexapro and klonopin and I should tell u that I'v e gained...

  52. Have Questions about Lexapro, Seroquel, Buspar, Klonopin - So Confused, Help!
    ... medication including these you mentioned. I take 30mg of Lexapro . My doctor increased the dosage over time, but 10mg ... anxiety but I took it in conjunction with Klonopin and Lexapro . It made me very tired and I would take it before...

  53. Anti-depressants + birth control pills
    ... I take Lexapro (10mg). I've been taking it for about 10 months. I...
    ... seratonin levels have been out of whack since then, too. Lexapro has helped to re-balance things - my menstrual cycles...

  54. Lexapro and serious weight gain!
    ... Hi, I too gained weight on Lexapro , but I admit I continued to eat plenty of junk food ... weight, but on the Lex, no such luck!). I went off Lexapro about 1.5 years ago (slowly, to avoid side effects ... read an article recently that said weight gain from Lexapro is due to how it affects hormones (probably true) ... be able to lose the weight now that you're off the Lexapro , but it might take exercise and healthy eating. It...
    ... Wow, ok, how many people HAVE gained weight on Lexapro and could it be from snacking or what? Also, what...

  55. Wellbutrin XL and appetite
    ... I just started the WB also, my doc took me off Lexapro with a 38 lb weight gain. I have not noticed any...

  56. I got some meds finally!
    ... I've been put on lexapro which I started yesterday. I've been a little groggy...
    ... I'm also on Zoloft 3 weeks now. Good luck with the Lexapro , I know some people who love it :)...

  57. lexapro and HUGE weight gain
    ... I also had a BIG weight gain on Lexapro .......I gained 38 lbs in 4 months!! I felt wonderful...
    ... I also gained weight on Lexapro (10mg)..about 10 pounds. I have started to taper off...
    ... you add to your cardio possibly? I haven't tried lexapro , but I did gain weight on Remeron, 14 pounds in 6...
    ... [QUOTE=Myspirit4;3080805]I also gained weight on Lexapro (10mg)..about 10 pounds. I have started to taper off...
    ... My Dr. just prescribed Lexapro for depression/menopause for me, now I'm afraid to ... anyone out there that has had a good experience with Lexapro ? I could not take the weight gain, but depression...
    ... 10mg after a few days and promptly lost the weight. Lexapro does increase my appetite majorly, but it also gives ... eating better and exercising more before going off Lexapro altogether. If it's working for you, that's a great ... weaned it down to 5mg because I'm doing much better and Lexapro does deplete my energy fairly quickly), I'll shed...
    ... 10mg after a few days and promptly lost the weight. Lexapro does increase my appetite majorly, but it also gives ... eating better and exercising more before going off Lexapro altogether. If it's working for you, that's a great ... weaned it down to 5mg because I'm doing much better and Lexapro does deplete my energy fairly quickly), I'll shed...
    ... can't spell. You are absolutely 100% right about Lexapro . I have been off it for 16 days and my appetite is ... gonzo carbos level once I got back on it. Off of Lexapro , I have no desire at all for potato chips or spaghetti...
    ... Lunalu, Lexapro is a very good drug, really relieves the depression ... depressed or even moderately depressed again, I would take Lexapro without a problem and feel safe in doing so. I just...
    ... I've just started taking lexapro and am feeling a little anxious after reading this...
    ... I have been taking lexapro for 2 years. My appetite increased when I started...

  58. So... when should you stop drugs?
    ... got medication at 19. I'm 24 now and have been on Lexapro for three years (before that it was Zoloft). My ... I stop taking them sometime? And is it true about Lexapro withdrawal--that it'll mess up your head for two weeks...

  59. Ginkgo Biloba = cure SSRI sexual effects?
    ... you required to take? I'm currently prescribed Lexapro and Adderall which does wonders! But I'm not sure ... if i can handle Lexapro 's sexual side effects. Thanx......

  60. cvs tried to kill me!
    ... reseach and didnt take it..i am now going back on lexapro , cuz frankly, wellbuturin was stressing me out more...

  61. Wierd thoughts
    ... anxiety with my depression. The doctor added 5 mg of lexapro to my treatment and it seems to be working a bit....

  62. Just trying to get through another day
    ... a very depressed cycle. I'm taking Xanax, Zoloft, Lexapro , Trazadone and Seroquel and yet nothing seems to help...

  63. SSRI and Pregnancy
    ... planning on starting a family soon and I've been on Lexapro for about 2 years now. Can anyone tell me their experience...

  64. the Lexapro chronicles
    ... ...started Lexapro 7 days ago. Days 3 and 4 I actually was feeling better...
    ... fdpty4: Lexapro helped me for about a year and I remember my ears...
    ... assuming the nervousness and increased anxiety from the Lexapro is just a side effect that will go away, I'm willing...

  65. I feel like I am losing my mind Help
    ... Hows that for starters, huh? The doctor put me on Lexapro and I had a real bad reaction to it. I have some problems...
    ... anything with sugar or caffeine. When do you take Lexapro ? I don't know much about it, but I know that I take...

  66. Don't know who to be
    ... adverse reaction, so I stopped taking it. I was taking lexapro , and it seemed to work until I had a bunch of bruises...
    ... adverse reaction, so I stopped taking it. I was taking lexapro , and it seemed to work until I had a bunch of bruises...

  67. Risperdal, Klonpin, or Trazadone??
    ... I am on 20 mgs of lexapro that works well for me. I have tried all kinds of...

  68. Sick because depressed or depressed because sick?
    ... I just have depression/anxiety so he started me on lexapro which I have been taking for 4 days now and I am actually...
    ... somewhat predisposed to it). however, since you're on lexapro now and you said you've started to feel a bit better...

  69. Mom back from Hospital on 1,000 new Meds.
    ... sooo many medications that I can't remember them all: lexapro , lithium, and some other ones (I'm at work and don...
    ... sooo many medications that I can't remember them all: lexapro , lithium, and some other ones (I'm at work and don...
    ... 1. Seroquel 200MG 2. Lithium Carbonate 300MG 3. Lexapro 20MG 4. Temazepam 15MG 5. Clonazepam .5MG In...
    ... blood tests are pretty normal with this med 3. Lexapro - Is an antidepressant 4. Temazepam - Is a sleeping...

  70. Effexor
    ... while some are just like ours, so to speak (effexor, lexapro , zyprexa, risperdal, seroquel, geodon, wellbutrin...

  71. Head Injuries
    ... way as a child and into adulthood. she is now on lexapro , but they've recently discontinued her zyprexa. i ... injury is of a certain magnitude. i am sure that the lexapro makes the extreme withdrawal a bit more "manageable...

  72. Help Plz talk to me
    ... wondering about either going up a dosage or switching to lexapro . any advice is apprieciated. just please help me somehow...
    ... wondering about either going up a dosage or switching to lexapro . any advice is apprieciated. just please help me somehow ... wondering about either going up a dosage or switching to lexapro . of course you're extremely sad. everyone would...

  73. Somebody help me....anybody....I have too much to lose
    ... unhappy around eighth grade, taken Ritalin, Adderall, Lexapro , Wellbutrin and been prescribed numerous other psychotropic...

  74. Different anti-depressants for different people
    ... for others. Here's what happened in my case. I took lexapro , wanted to kill everyone, I took paxil, it gave me...

  75. The only way?
    ... medication as needed. I went from 20mg to 30mg of Lexapro and it made a world of difference. I don't know the...
    ... medication as needed. I went from 20mg to 30mg of Lexapro and it made a world of difference. I don't know the...