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Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia board

  1. Aricept Results
    ... when we got the Webster Pack for her he put her on Lexapro , and after about 2 - 3 weeks, we've noticed a difference...

  2. I think I've found a home!
    ... doctors did with my husband is aricept, namenda and then lexapro , the reason I asked what your mom has, is cuz I took ... month so we took him off that however I keep him on lexapro , anti depressent--that is good. It is diffiuclt...

  3. New and so sad-please help
    ... My husband was diagnosed at 56---he is on lexapro and remindyl. Doing real well, most of the time. ...

  4. Hearing voices
    ... humor. Her medications are: Reminyl (2 times a day), Lexapro (at bedtime), Monopril (a.m.) and Namenda (two times...

  5. Getting mom to socialize
    ... very difficult. She is already on an anti-depressant " Lexapro " but that doesn't seem to be helping this particular...

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) board

  1. Scared of ALS - Please help!!!!
    ... into my thigh and having a thigh spasm. She gave me Lexapro (an anti depressant) and sent me home. I took the ... Lexapro - desperate for a solution - and that night had sever ... face/arm? 2) The twitching began when I took the Lexapro but the original symtpoms never went away. The twitching...

  2. Do positional changes make a difference?
    ... fear that I do. Two weeks ago, my neuro put me on Lexapro and Klonopin. This has helped my mental state tremendously...

  3. Neuro/muscle problems
    ... depression and anxiety two weeks ago and started me on Lexapro (I think that's the name). I hate being on medication...

  4. Please read and lmk if this sounds like als...
    ... and respected. Also, the neuro put me on 10 mg of lexapro and it is either not working or I am really flipping...
    ... anxiety and concern about my health. I wa sput on Lexapro 2 months ago and it did not start working until 4 ... yet has pointed to ALS, only anxiety. Trust me the Lexapro will work, just give it some time ...
    ... analyze everything but it is hard... I am glad the lexapro is working for you... hopefully it will help me a...

  5. In desperate need of advice!!!!
    ... worrying about my health in August. I have been on Lexapro since then and has helped my anxiety some but I just...

  6. In desperate need of advice!!!!
    ... worrying about my health in August. I have been on Lexapro since then and has helped my anxiety some but I just...

  7. In desperate need of advice!!!!
    ... worrying about my health in August. I have been on Lexapro since then and has helped my anxiety some but I just...
    ... worrying about my health in August. I have been on Lexapro since then and has helped my anxiety some but I just...
    ... worrying about my health in August. I have been on Lexapro since then and has helped my anxiety some but I just...
    ... worrying about my health in August. I have been on Lexapro since then and has helped my anxiety some but I just...

  8. ALS symptoms? Please tell me no!!
    ... type med's) and depression med's. I'm on xanax and lexapro . Another condition you might look into is fibromyalgia...

Aneurysm board

  1. Brain aneurysm...I am so scared!
    ... sensation in my head worries me. My doc has me on Lexapro and Ativan, which seems to be helping the anxiety...

Bell's Palsy board

  1. recently diagnosed
    ... in my nonmedical opinion), like Paxil, Zoloft, or Lexapro , ALONG with xanax to get you over the edges. The regular...

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board

  1. Brain Abnormality and more
    ... medication, does this sound weird? The Dr put me on Lexapro to help with the depression and that has seemed to...

  2. anyone have any ideas???
    ... of this is stress/anxiety related and i was on 10mg lexapro for a month and now finishing a month of 20mg lexapro...

  3. Arm and hand numbness
    ... with me, but everything has came back normal. I take lexapro for my anexity and have for about 2 years. So could...

  4. Head tics and twitching causes
    ... often, but one to 5 times a week...I have been taking Lexapro for over a year now..dont know if that will have anything...

  5. Twitching causes
    ... Like I said its not alot but it does happen. I am on Lexapro , dont know if that could be doing it, but I keep thinking...

  6. can anyone help?
    ... neurolgist who said it was just stress and prescribed Lexapro . Then he released me. He did a ct scan and eeg first...
    ... child. Did you have more children after 2000? Also Lexapro users say that after the first month the symptoms ... after that it seems to help. How long did you try the Lexapro ? I have not taken it yet but considering it. I have...
    ... have tried quite a few depression medicines(prozac, lexapro , wellbutrin) none of them seem to help. I took all...

  7. Head pains, dizziness, weakness, HELP ME!!!!
    ... really wierd. I am currently taking Centhroid, Lexapro , Vitamin B Complex, Skelaxin(muscle relaxer), and...

  8. Scared for my life Please Help!
    ... panic attack or anxiety, and medications like Paxil or Lexapro could help with that. The fact that these spells...
    ... panic attack or anxiety, and medications like Paxil or Lexapro could help with that. The fact that these spells...

  9. Dizziness and weakness
    ... weak for the last couple of months. I am prescribed Lexapro because I have had panic attacks also latelely, but...

  10. extreme pressure in head,twitching all over and stomach pains
    ... so im gonna go see another doctor. He perscribed me lexapro which im gonna take cause i am depressed. I myself...

  11. muscle twitching-4 months post partum..scared!!!
    ... of things. Long story short my Dr. started me on Lexapro for anxiety and ordered an MRI. I was having dizziness...

  12. Confusion starting to worry me.
    ... SAID MY ARMS AND LEGS WERE POSTURING. THE ER GAVE ME LEXAPRO AND BASICLY SENT ME HOME. THE SPELLS WENT ON. STILL...

  13. Body zaps and tingles
    ... fluids his BP went back to normal. After being put on Lexapro at nights and using Ativan for stress the zaps stopped...

  14. pulsating vein in temple
    ... to have panic attacks almost daily. I used to take Lexapro for it, but stopped about a year ago. I have not had...

  15. brain surges
    ... i had something similiar when i went of lexapro . i found some article on the internet that described...

  16. can serotonin syndrome cause perminent damage?
    ... syndrome last saturday because of a mixture of pot and lexapro .. today durring school for about 10 minutes i had ... syndrome or what not.. because lets be serious, the lexapro is what did this to me. not the pot. the pot was only...
    ... smokers and mental disorders. how long did you take the lexapro ? i would suggest continue your meds for several more...
    ... again is just a good idea? oh, and i only took 1 lexapro sr.. Serotonin syndrome is extremely rare and lexapro ... never touch. because seriously, had i not tooken the lexapro and just smoked pot i would've fallen asleep giggleing...
    ... yeah i dont think lexapro was the right med to prescribe for you. but i don ... damage. you dont get serotonin syndrome from taking 1 lexapro . i think you should take xanax but they probably ... really dont think you should take SSRIs (meds like lexapro ). if you can stop smoking, ask for xanax. it will...
    ... term benefits, i mean once i stop taking it? and 1 lexapro is all it takes for someone who is suseptive to Serotonin...

  17. What is this? Symptoms.
    ... horror stories, I made the doctor change the script to Lexapro . Going to a Rheumatologist next week. I am so...
    ... horror stories, I made the doctor change the script to Lexapro . Going to a Rheumatologist next week. I am...

  18. Pineal Cyst
    ... for the MRI) after I got off of the antidepressant Lexapro but that has since cleared up. I sleep fine and my...

  19. Temporal Lobe Frustrations!..any advice?
    ... off the Effexor, I started feeling better. I tried Lexapro , Paxil, Zoloft (again) and Provigal (stimulant), but ... sucked. I tried Wellbutrin once and added it to my Lexapro and it had a sedating result for me. I got off of...

  20. Numbness and tingling on scalp
    ... time now, but I thought it was due to not taking my Lexapro (for anxiety depression) on a regular basis. There...

  21. please help me..no one knows whats wrong with me...i fear i cant go on..
    ... you would probably benefit from an SSRI - Paxil, Lexapro , etc. as they provide Seratonin. Jaw :D...
    ... ongoing cycle! I hate it, and my Dr JUST prescribed me lexapro , so hopfully it will get better....

Brain Tumors board

  1. Brain fog, dizziness, fullness in ears, pressure behind eyes, things moving: Baseline
    ... mentioned before that I had a terrible reaction to Lexapro and am terrified of this type of medication. I also...

  2. Brain tumor??
    ... disturbances. In addition, if these didn't work, he gave me Lexapro to deal with anxiety. On to the symptoms: ...
    ... antibiotics worked or because I started coming off the Lexapro . Being a college student, and specifically a student...

  3. scared sick of brain tumor, help
    ... anxiety disorder and health anxiety 2 years ago. I take lexapro 10mg and lorazepam as needed. Well I have been...

Cerebral Palsy board

  1. CP and anxiety
    ... the anxity came back so my doc tried putting me on lexapro . I had the worst side effects from it. 2 months later...

Dizziness / Vertigo board

  1. Vertigo & Chest Pains....Thyroid? Anxiety? Diabetes? TMJ? Or WHAT????
    ... When first diagnosed hypo doc gave me free samples of Lexapro but I was too scared to take them as dizziness was...

  2. Depersonalization/Vertigo/Depression...PLEASE PLEASE READ AND REPLY
    ... it(hard core)i think its depression I take 10mg of lexapro for vertigo! it slows input to the brain good luck...

  3. Dizziness vs Vertigo
    ... in Oct, November and tried various other stuff like lexapro .. I had taken in the past zoloft and paxil and that...
    ... xanax which helped app. 60 %. Now am taking 10mg of Lexapro and the symptoms are 95% gone....
    ... did the medicine make you worse at first? i took lexapro one time and it made the dizziness so bad i didnt...
    ... did the medicine make you worse at first? i took lexapro one time and it made the dizziness so bad i didnt ... anxiety that so many people here have explained. The Lexapro has been a great help. More than I can explain. None ... numerous doctors until a great doc recomended the SSRI Lexapro last December....
    ... hear what ur sayin I been rthere with meds and with lexapro but I have been going to an herbal Dr. Iwould do...
    ... Alison, It all sounds like anxiety to me. Lexapro treats the anxiety symptoms really well and helps...
    ... Alison, It all sounds like anxiety to me. Lexapro treats the anxiety symptoms really well and helps...

  4. visual vertigo update
    ... Good news 10 mg (a day)of lexapro has raised my seritonin level my visual problems have...
    ... migrane the other night. Did you start on 10mg of Lexapro or work up to it? Always good to hear when someone...
    ... not want to take anything but I opened my mind to lexapro to see what would happen! To my surprize I feel better...
    ... a lot of anxiety/depression feelings before trying Lexapro , or did you just try it to see if it would help your...
    ... pity it didnt work either. Maybe I will ask about Lexapro , especially as Billy has had such success with it...
    ... but which one? I'm not sure you'll be any better on Lexapro actually because it's very similar to Cipramil, but...
    ... I thought **** what is wrong with me)! SO I heard lexapro was a pill for social problems! I thought what if ... but I feel A hell of a lot better taking 10 mg of lexapro a day! I have never taken any meds so well You might...
    ... m reading here about some of your experiences with Lexapro , I’m, obviously, curious, if anyone can relate to ... and/or give me anymore information regarding the Lexapro solution. I did go on Wellbutrin last year for a while...

  5. allergies and vertigo-new member here
    ... t be anything else BUT anxiety. So now I'm taking Lexapro which I REALLY don't want to be taking because I'm...

  6. Dizziness, Vertigo, & Lighthead after stopping Lexapro
    ... Yeah, it's probably due to going off the Lexapro . I had similar symptoms when I stopped taking Zoloft...

  7. vertigo and clogged ears from TMJ
    ... anything I ask for! Does the paxil numb your emotions? Lexapro was awful for me. It is very potent and my whole body...

Epilepsy board

  1. Anxiety as a symptom of epilepsy
    ... medicated it was for depression and the pdoc said that my lexapro would deal with the panic attacks as well even though...

  2. 37 and suffered a gran mal seizure while driving
    ... was from a combo of meds my Dr had me on which was LExapro for depression and tramadol for back pain. Although...

  3. son has epilepsy and ADHD any advice on combined treatment and management
    ... concerta for the ADHD, keppra for the seizures, and lexapro to help with some of the PDD stuff. His neuro says...

  4. seizure during sleep
    ... and then they put me on keppra lamictal zyrtec and lexapro . and everytime they put me on a new med the worse...

  5. worried about seizure
    ... Hi, I was taking Lexapro from my Doctor. I switched from that to Tramadol ...

  6. hearing sounds at night
    ... rest, I tried Paxil, Zoloft and now on 40 mg's of Lexapro (depression and OCD) but none seem to due much so...

  7. Anti-depressants?Somebody Please Help!!
    ... i was on lexapro even though i didnt really need to be...long story ... epileptic when they werent but i wont get into that...the lexapro didnt increase the amt of seizures that i was having...

  8. out of the pan into the..........
    ... comparrison and am now scatteredin contrast. I am on Lexapro for a couple years to help the anger but it only touches...

  9. Anxiety Partial seizure?
    ... He may be put on a variety of these like, Zoloft, Lexapro , Paxil, Effexor (which I don't reccomend because it...
    ... to "prep me" for that fun, my doc also prescribed Lexapro (an anti-anxiety/anti-depressant.) So I agree w/what ... depressant will help. For my part, I'm weaning myself off Lexapro , it hasn't done anything for me, but I tend to be...

  10. depression and seizure meds
    ... life. On meds for the past 11 years. I've been on lexapro 10mg for about 3 years. I've also had a seizure disorder ... depression. So I've been holding off on increasing the lexapro because I'm afraid it will make the seizures worse...
    ... life. On meds for the past 11 years. I've been on lexapro 10mg for about 3 years. I've also had a seizure disorder ... depression. So I've been holding off on increasing the lexapro because I'm afraid it will make the seizures worse ... reading my files. This sounds just like me. Have been on Lexapro 2+ years and while it worked in the beginning I have ... have been supporting myself since I was 18. The Lexapro helps me with suicidal ideation so in that regard...
    ... a head injury. I became suicidal and was put on Lexapro . About a year later, the neuro switched me to Cymbalta...
    ... life. On meds for the past 11 years. I've been on lexapro 10mg for about 3 years. I've also had a seizure disorder ... depression. So I've been holding off on increasing the lexapro because I'm afraid it will make the seizures worse...
    ... climb the walls (too stimluating). Then I went to Lexapro and that worked for a while but quit working (and ... Now I'm on Celexa (which is actually a "sister" of Lexapro ) and that seems to be working ok....
    ... My son takes lexapro along with Lamictal. He has depression along with ... doing pretty well now with lamictal and 10 mg of lexapro , but we feel he could use another 5 mg or so. Everyone...
    ... My neuro said that I could try getting off the lexapro , since I felt better off of it. He thought that maybe ... problem with that is the difficulty in getting off the lexapro . Not a good one to stop, then start and stop again ... .. he was okay with telling me to stop taking the lexapro , but won't prescribe something else? Oh well. I ... money. Now we'll just have to wait and see if the lexapro and the zonegran can play nicely with each other....

  11. Ativan and strange thoughts...
    ... Klonopin and Valium are benzodiazepines like Ativan. Lexapro is an anti-depressant, so may or may not help with ... but for seizures, because of the longer half-life. Lexapro may effect seizures (might want to look that one up...

  12. Help with Auras/Anxiety Attacks...
    ... and anxiety.... Some people can take SSRIs (class Lexapro is in)...I can't. Makes me either have tremors or...

  13. When do you have your gran mal seizures, and when do you take meds?
    ... im on zonegran its only at night. and then i take lexapro in the am to reduce my stress and hopefully reduce...

  14. Keppra side effects
    ... sympathetic to my complaints. I also had to give up my Lexapro rather quickly and I think the Keppra may work better...

  15. My Seizure Story
    ... REALLY scared. i hate them. so right now im taking lexapro to reduce stress, which you might want to look into...

  16. Seizures and Anti-Depressants???
    ... I've been on Lexapro since my first (and only) GM and no problems at all...
    ... i take lexapro for anxiety. i just started taking it a few wks ago...
    ... I take lexapro and it works pretty well for my depression. Sometimes ... seizures, I don't really know, since I've been on the lexapro for three years and only working on a diagnosis for...

  17. Many Simple Partial Seizure Questions
    ... John, I also wanted to mention that I take Lexapro (an antidepressant) and Klonopin (for anxiety) and...

  18. Is this SPS - need advice badly!
    ... but hasn't been diagnosed bipolar (yet). She is on Lexapro and Lorazepam, and now the neurologist just upped...

  19. Hi, I'm new...and looking for others with Epilepsy
    ... :-) As far as the stress in my life I am also on Lexapro which I also wasn't taking along with my Dilantin...

  20. Just diagnosed & put on Carbatrol..need advice
    ... see the neuro today who has put me on Carbatrol and Lexapro to start with. If you are taking carbatrol, I would...

  21. someone please give me an answer
    ... with a nervous feeling, i still do, my doctor gave me lexapro for anxiety and its helping but i also have deja vu...

  22. BPD, rage and Complex Partials
    ... evolved to a combination of Tegretol, Seroquel and Lexapro which I thought worked well. We worked her off the ... few) says she is Bi-Polar. She is currently taking Lexapro and Seroquel. About 8 weeks ago she stopped her Tegretol...

  23. Don't know what to do!
    ... I was completely off my seizure meds. I do take Lexapro (for depression) and Klonopin (for anxiety) and no...

  24. Tkdmom96
    ... When I went to my dr yesterday he stuck me back on lexapro and told me to stay on it no matter what so I guess...

  25. Simple Partials?
    ... depressant. I know because I have them and I'm on Lexapro . I had one seizure 6 years ago (haven't had one ... longer drink at all). I'm working on weaning off Lexapro and since my dose has been cut in half I don't notice...

  26. The specialist says...I'm so confused...
    ... I take Amytriptilan for Fibro. Are the Zyprexa and Lexapro helping things? The therapy sounds like a great thing...
    ... minor damage to the liver and kidneys her new meds lexapro and zyprexia has not been tested on children her age...

  27. Help
    ... anxiety, & various other mental illnesses. I was put on Lexapro ( an anti depressant) but it hasn't helped at all...
    ... anxiety, & various other mental illnesses. I was put on Lexapro ( an anti depressant) but it hasn't helped at all ... husband suffered from depression, they started him on Lexapro . He went downhill from there. Started having seizures ... leg jerks several other odd sensations. Drs said Lexapro couldn't cause the seizures, but after 2 weeks of ... seizures daily, he stopped taking Lexapro and improved as quickly as he got sick. He has not ... anti depressant is been found to cause seizures and Lexapro is a pretty new drug. I would consider asking your...

  28. Question....
    ... zanaflex/ and ambien for sleep problems/ oh and 20mg lexapro )....i have 4 small kids and i just want to be sure...
    ... more depressed and grouchy too. I was just upped on lexapro so maybe that could be it as well. My doc is at a...