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  1. what was the best and the worst Antidepressant for u?
    ... my worst was Cymbalta best so far is Lexapro . i also didnt like Prozac because i would wake up...
    ... Best- Zoloft Worst- Lexapro (didn't do anything was like a water pill)...
    ... far it has been prozac Worst: Paxil, Effexor and Lexapro . Paxil made me suicidal, Effexor and Lexapro gave...
    ... Thank goodness someone posted this question. I was on Lexapro last spring and quit in June, because it did nothing ... through and concentrated on the ones not doing well with Lexapro and checked out the ones that helped those people...
    ... Thank goodness someone posted this question. I was on Lexapro last spring and quit in June, because it did nothing ... through and concentrated on the ones not doing well with Lexapro and checked out the ones that helped those people ... that for the last year) What a difference! im on Lexapro and i thought it was working but now i just dont think...
    ... Lexapro killed my memory too! We don't talk about this side...
    ... Lexapro killed my memory too! We don't talk about this side...
    ... extremely dilated pupils but didn't do anything Paxil or Lexapro gave me horrific nightmares It's hard to remember...
    ... bothersome) Best: Celexa (was on for 5 years), Lexapro (started 2 years ago, still on)...

  2. Want to give up
    ... worked an 80 hr week). I have just been prescribed Lexapro but it hasnt helped. Sleep has always been an issue...

  3. Does wellbutrin cause headaches?
    ... couple of days, and this was true for both effexor and lexapro . I would give it a couple more days and then stop...

  4. Failing just too soon
    ... me than good. I have tried Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil, Lexapro , Xanax.....you name it, for depression and anxiety ... myself off of it. I was doing good on 5 mg of Lexapro for a couple of weeks, than my doctor increased my...

  5. Got the Whole Package (Depression, Anxiety, OCD) and really need some medication
    ... anxiety), as could Prozac, Paxil or Luvox. I think Lexapro too, but sometimes it's "activating". Get on an...

  6. Really worried
    ... meds since we started dating 2 years ago (Welbutrin, Lexapro and wellbutrin, now cymbalta) . None of them have...

  7. On medication for life?
    ... idea of what normal is). I didn't feel that while on Lexapro ....so at least you know what works for you....

  8. sad sad day for me(Steve Irwin)
    ... started any other depression med since I came off of the Lexapro a few weeks ago. I am taking Lyrica which is for neuropathy...

  9. pleassse respondd need answers...
    ... I have been exercising, taking vitamins...was on Lexapro for awhile, but it didnt' seem to help. I was still...

  10. What to do? Paxil to Zoloft?
    ... each person. On Celexa I had low sex drive, but on Lexapro it balanced out. Which is strange because they are ... basically the same thing. Celexa and Lexapro , I gained weight. When I got on Zoloft I made a promise...

  11. dont think anyone understands me at all
    ... i understand what your talking about. im on Lexapro right now and it seems to be working. before i...

  12. Depressed
    ... miss him too and this ads to my depression. I'm on lexapro , klonopin, and abilify....

  13. Options running out. Now what?
    ... so far its been Paxil, Zoloft, Effexor, Wellbutrin, Lexapro , Celexa, Cymbalta, and Prozac. That is so scary. None...

  14. Oh. My. Head. !!!
    ... anyway tuesday is my day 2 start the xl along with 20 lexapro and if i remember right u have been on almost a month...

  15. Celexa vs Lexapro
    ... common side effect was to make people feel tired. Lexapro is the "next generation" of Celexa, and it doesn't...

  16. Husband Depression
    ... when he is taking it, and will not take it anymore. Lexapro , and prozac made him crazy...and he has been on a...

  17. Bad episode?
    ... made me worse. Effexor, zoloft paxil prozac remeron lexapro I tried a trycyclic. Suicidal thoughts always increased...

  18. WHat's your lexapro dose-fear of upping it
    ... Lexapro works differently on EVERYONE but I hated Lexapro , it made me lethargic I had NO energy to do anything...
    ... to sleep". After hearing this she wanted to up my lexapro ....after only 3 weeks of being on 10 mg! I just don ... know is try it. She may have been trying to have the Lexapro manage your anxiety and sleep rather than the Klonopin...
    ... doc that my PMS was terrible last week despite the lexapro . Maybe that was part of her rationale for wanting ... to up it. Are you on lexapro , and if yes, what dosage? thanks...

  19. Those Of You Who Really Know Lexapro, Do You Believe This?
    ... I've been on Lexapro for a while and never heard anything about it affecting ... need to get blood work done periodically but not with Lexapro ?????...
    ... I used to take lexapro a while back but got off of it. I'm the kind of person...
    ... for posting Dee-hah. My dr. doesn't do bloodwork for Lexapro either. When I read something like that I just ... boards think. Salty [QUOTE=Dee-nah]I've been on Lexapro for a while and never heard anything about it affecting ... need to get blood work done periodically but not with Lexapro ?????...
    ... sseexxyy1 has written back to my post Re: Anyone On Lexapro Dose Higher Than 40mg? And her partial response ... sseexxyy1, I have only had good experiences with Lexapro . I sure hope it isn't damaging my liver. Thanks for ... of the liver cells) then it is probably not due to Lexapro . If combined with other drugs which may inhibit the ... enzymes which break down lexapro in the liver, *then* a problem may occur. However ... checked for possible interactions. When taking lexapro alone, the liver isn't really working 'abnormally ... person* to be lacking in the enzymes which degrade lexapro , so cells may have become damaged....
    ... I was on Lexapro for almost two years. While I was on the drug I had...

  20. Anti Depressant without sexual side affects?
    ... Out of all the SSRIs, Lexapro is the least likely to cause sexual side effects....

  21. Lexapro vs. Celexa
    ... Since you have a prescription why dont you try getting Lexapro on the web at discount. I dont have a link for you...
    ... I've been on both Lexapro and Celexa and had to switch for the same reason as ... you, to get the generic. I prefer the Celexa to the Lexapro . I think it works better. My Pdoc says they are...

  22. Holistic Therapy?
    ... I lost interest in doing them since I've been off Lexapro but I'm back on Prozac now and I'm working my way...

  23. Has Anyone Become Depressed From Topamax?
    ... anything for me so the doc changed it. im now im lexapro and this is my 9th day. the weird thing is when im...
    ... why did your dr. put you on it? With me, whoevea, lexapro either works right away or nothing. But I know others ... say you need to wait a few weeks. Lexapro is the only AD that has worked for me so I really ... anything for me so the doc changed it. im now im lexapro and this is my 9th day. the weird thing is when im...

  24. Okay I've had enough of this Lexapro
    ... I was exhausted on lexapro . It did help my anxiety - maybe because I was too...

  25. Switching from Paxil to Wellbutrin
    ... a withdrawl from the paxil too. When I came off my lexapro cold turkey I had severe vomiting/diarrhea and flu...

  26. TTC while taking Antidepressants
    ... posted!!! Please keep in touch. I just tapered off of lexapro because I just had 3 miscarriages (all blighted ova ... nondepressed. Anyway, after the 3 abortions, I knew that lexapro and celexa were rarely studied and there was slight...
    ... that I should deal with my depression first. I think lexapro and celexa are kind of like the same meds, aren't ... posted!!! Please keep in touch. I just tapered off of lexapro because I just had 3 miscarriages (all blighted ova ... nondepressed. Anyway, after the 3 abortions, I knew that lexapro and celexa were rarely studied and there was slight...

  27. Grew Up Depressed!!!
    ... feeling in the world.. My Dr. then prescribed me Lexapro and that left me with no energy so now I'm back on...

  28. Lexapro ???
    ... I'm on Lexapro too, as are a lot of people on these boards. I guess...
    ... I actually just stopped taking Lexapro , after almost two years of taking it. At first I ... been very unhappy with the SSRIs that I have taken ( lexapro and paxil). Even changing from the lexapro to the...
    ... "electric shock sensation," then that is not from Lexapro , that is from starting Wellbutrin. I get that too ... amusing. :) And for me, I didn't need to stop the Lexapro to get rid of the sexual side effects.. Just adding...
    ... Actually electric jolt is from the lexapro , because when I lost my insurance I had to go without ... lexapro cold turkey for about a week and the sensation was ... wellbutrin, but it isn't as bad as it was with the lexapro ....
    ... Lexapro didn't seem to do much for me, although I only took...
    ... I took lexapro for 5 months and I hated it... It left me with no...

  29. Dr's visit (added Wellbutrin to Prozac)
    ... I'm not on Prozac, Lexapro instead...but I added Wellbutrin 3 weeks ago. What...

  30. Depression & The Workplace...please help
    ... to get away from me and leave me alone. im on Lexapro and its doing nothing! today i called my Doctor...

  31. Experiences with Serzone (Nefazodone)?
    ... good, being as I'm 5'5"). I am on wellbutrin and lexapro now. It works pretty well most of the time....

  32. effexor xr
    ... finally get up the nerve to start. I'am weaning off lexapro . I felt really nauseas (sp) for a while but seem to...

  33. Wellbutrin XL,SR, Libido , From My Pharmacist
    ... In HER opinion which I value because she is taking Lexapro 20 mg. as I am and also WB XL 150mg a day.The XL is...
    ... As for the libido, DEFINITELY better than Celexa or Lexapro (the ones I've tried) or Zoloft and Paxil (that my...

  34. Wellbutrin Xl And Breaking It In Half?
    ... On Lexapro 20 mg. and now doctor put me on Wellbutrin 150mg to ... reliable info here. Well, I mean just more opinions! The Lexapro is still making me a little tired so my doctor said ... trouble mostly in the mornings and early afternoon. The Lexapro is taking care of most of the depression, Thx y'all...

  35. DH needs some major meds
    ... help? thanks RA ps-To be able to cope, I'm on Lexapro and Wellbutrin just to be able to get through the...

  36. Zoloft Side Effects
    ... having sexual side effects with zoloft? I did with Lexapro , am on Zoloft now. I'm starting to wonder if i have...
    ... having sexual side effects with zoloft? I did with Lexapro , am on Zoloft now. I'm starting to wonder if i have...

  37. How Many Meds before one works?
    ... have tried Paxil, Zoloft, Cymbalta, Effexor, Prozac, Lexapro , Celexa and Wellbutrin(for a short time - I was given...
    ... husband reaches the max dose on his meds hes taken: Lexapro , Seroquil, Trazadone, Paxil, Effexor, Abilify, Remeron...
    ... husband reaches the max dose on his meds hes taken: Lexapro , Seroquil, Trazadone, Paxil, Effexor, Abilify, Remeron...
    ... Anxiety and 0 energy 0 motivation! now im on Lexapro . this is my third day and still dont know what time...
    ... I took Zoloft, Lexapro and now Cymbalta. I actually like it although even ... weeks, I may need to increase my dose. Zoloft and Lexapro never worked on my anxiety (knots in my stomach),...
    ... for ADHD. Now he is taking risperdal, strattera & lexapro . He is more depressed than I have ever seen him ...
    ... for ADHD. Now he is taking risperdal, strattera & lexapro . He is more depressed than I have ever seen him ...
    ... for ADHD. Now he is taking risperdal, strattera & lexapro . He is more depressed than I have ever seen him ...

  38. Is It True That Meds Should Be Taken At Night?
    ... Hi everybody. I read that I should be taking my Lexapro at night because it "peaks approximately 9 hours later...
    ... don't know what the official word on that is, but if Lexapro makes you sleepy or makes you wide awake, work with...
    ... my doctor told me to take Lexapro at night because it may make me tired. i took it yesterday...
    ... my doctor told me to take Lexapro at night because it may make me tired. i took it yesterday...
    ... on if it makes you drowsy or not. Personally, both Lexapro and Effexor gave me dreadful insomnia, and I was taking...

  39. Anyone On Lexapro Dose Higher Than 40mg?
    ... Saltly, i am on lexapro , no my mg are 10. Do you feel like it is helping you...
    ... i just started Lexapro yesterday. the doctor gave me 10mg and told me to...
    ... for it. I am trying wellbutrin xl with my 20 mg of lexapro , but only for the tiredness. i know WB hasn't worked...
    ... much more potent than the other ssri's . 10mg dose of lexapro is a 20mg dose of the other ssri's . it also ****s...

  40. Hey everybody
    ... I was on effexor for 8 years and 2 years on the lexapro . I withdrew for about 3-4 months, very slow. It's...

  41. Paxil Sexual Side Effects
    ... take something less apt to have side effects like lexapro ....

  42. well, i'm writing just because.
    ... in a bad way. How long have you been on celexa? Lexapro (a form of celexa) made me very tired, though this...

  43. Medication issue...
    ... would just break down at work. My doctor put me on lexapro , which helped with the depression, but the side effects...

  44. Hey yall, been a while
    ... was one of those that was singing high praises for Lexapro . Not anymore! I bumped up to 20mg about two weeks...
    ... Nice to see you are back.... I was on lexapro for about 4 months...longest i ever stayed on it. ... it has been an on again off again thing wtih me and lexapro ... In the first month i felt great then...boom......
    ... I could use the extra 5 pounds. Are you still on Lexapro now? When I started it the first time I remember...
    ... My doctor added Wellbutrin to help with the Lexapro fatigue/apathy...I haven't been on it long enough...

  45. Success with Cymbalta?
    ... have tried Paxil, Zoloft, Cymbalta, Effexor, Prozac, Lexapro , Celexa and Wellbutrin(for a short time - I was given...

  46. headaches - Lexapro withdrawal?
    ... have an answer to question, as when I stopped taking lexapro , I had just been on itjust a few weeks. But, I did...
    ... anxiety wise, but not so good since I started going off Lexapro . I have to though...my weight keeps going up and up...
    ... you know me! Anyway, it's okay. Would love to try lexapro again, though. I don't know anything about withdrawal ... from lexapro . I'm sure there are threads on it here on the boards...

  47. Lexapro, Lunesta, and Lorazepam
    ... increased serotonin can give you more vivid dreams. Lexapro did the same for me, in my case they aren't nightmares...
    ... there, If you ask me (not a doc) it seems if the Lexapro were at an effective dose, you wouldn't be needing...
    ... xperienced with trazodone or melatonin. But not lunesta or lexapro . Well maybe i didn't take lunesta long enough to...

  48. People who have experience with Lexapro
    ... Eleven days is not long enough to let the Lexapro work, it can take several weeks to really kick in...
    ... this severe depression for about 3 months now and Lexapro is his 3rd AD, he has tried Cymbalta and Wellbutrin ... so maybe a revisit to Wellbutrin should happen if Lexapro doesn't work. Yes, he is only on 10mg of Lexapro...
    ... to me, same timing and all. I am doing well on 20mg Lexapro now....
    ... thought i would give another option to choose from. lexapro helps with anxiety. wellbutrin can cause anxiety...

  49. What Can I Combine With Lexapro? Or what combos can help me?
    ... can come up with any other med to help the 40 mg. of Lexapro ? Of course I'm desperate again. I thought I'd hear...
    ... effexor, remeron and wellbutrin. As for what goes with Lexapro I have no idea trg247...

  50. What to do??
    ... really hesistant towards medicine, but I've been on Lexapro for about 12 days now. I really haven't had any bad ... that extent?? Also, I'm considering just stopping the Lexapro , and trying to deal with the anxiety and depression...
    ... it treated even if it meant drugs, right? I see the Lexapro the same way. I will say, this drug has changed my...

  51. So Tired Of Being Depressed-Am I Ever Going To Get Better?
    ... Hi, everybody. The 30 mg. of Lexapro doesn't seem to be doing anything different than any ... back to the dr. to raise my dose again! I know Lexapro works with my system...I know this...why am I not...
    ... lot of sympathy. I know exactly what you mean about Lexapro being 'the one' as it is for me too...in a way no ... Well just random thoughts...adding Wellbutrin, since Lexapro is serotonin-only? Switching to Celexa, the parent ... drug of Lexapro ? I can only imagine your frustration...I hope you...
    ... through it too. I was on Wellbutrin added to the Lexapro at one time, maybe I should try that again...and yes ... Celexa is an idea. I have a script for it. I just trust Lexapro and am so disappointed that it's not coming through...
    ... for that to work. Now I'm posting about combos with Lexapro --hoping to get some answers there before I go see ... be just plain drug resistant at this point with the Lexapro and need something added. Salty It's been...
    ... mg., I guess. I was hoping to just stay at 40mg of Lexapro , but it's not cutting it AGAIN, msbizz. I'm more...
    ... Adding something and/or going higher (to/with Lexapro ) aren't something I know about (other than Wellbutrin...

  52. How did you lose the weight on Wellbutrin?
    ... round of finding the right drug, my doctor and I chose Lexapro as it had the least number of side effects for me ... and an amazing craving to smoke constantly. Once the Lexapro settled in, she gave me 150mg Wellbutrin XL as an...
    ... Everyone's chemistry is so different. I lost weight on Lexapro when some gain. I work out a lot (for healthy reasons...
    ... drug-company advertising. That's what pushed me to Lexapro and I am glad it did....

  53. Back to the land of the living?
    ... able to do it. When I did have insurance I was on Lexapro , Paxil, Elavil (not all at the same time) but after...
    ... hello! this is what i tried. 1st lexapro . add wellbutrin. lexapro-helps with anxiety, depression ... wellbutrin-adds energy, anxiety (which is offset by lexapro ) i would start with one, then the other. not...

  54. Real depressed, need medication advice - Please help if you acan
    ... bring this up with any Doctors, they'll just put me on Lexapro again or some other drug i don't want no matter what...

  55. i need advice about my girlfriend
    ... girlfriend and her experience with depression and lexapro use. My girlfriend was hurt very bad about a year ... ago by her exboyfriend. Soon after she went on lexapro to help deal with the depression that resulted. Enter ... were great. Soon after she decided to stop taking her lexapro . Things have been down hill ever since. She has been...
    ... get the best of her. On the other hand, maybe Lexapro blunted her emotions and didn't let her know where...

  56. "Zaps" "Foggyness" Lexipro Withdrawal
    ... I have been taking 20mg of Lexapro for close to 3 years. I was suffering from depression...

  57. Effexor - disasterous results
    ... question is this: A new Dr. has prescribed 10mg of Lexapro after this week and I am taking 1mg a day of Xanax...
    ... so sick. I called her back and she then had me try Lexapro - not much better. I also took something for anxiety...
    ... I am a 47 year old male and was previously taking Lexapro 20mg, Effexor XR ?mg, Depakote 400mg, Zyprexa 10mg ... suceeded. I have stopped taking all the pills except the Lexapro by my doctors suggesstions but can say truthfully...

  58. Crazy Meds
    ... think sometimes meds can make you worse. I was taking Lexapro for my anxiety and panic attacks and I took it for...
    ... Well I did Lexapro for 3 months, made me worse, then Prozac, worked a...

  59. just venting
    ... well on it so im going to see if i can get back on lexapro again.i go to a state mental health clinic, they are...

  60. Hello from a newbie...
    ... luvox, paxil, fluoxetine, effexor xr, wellbutrin xl, lexapro , and now zoloft. Nothing really seems to work that...
    ... luvox, paxil, fluoxetine, effexor xr, wellbutrin xl, lexapro , and now zoloft. Nothing really seems to work that...

  61. Spent the whole day feeling sick:(
    ... paxil, luvox, fluoxetine, effexor xr, wellbutrin xl, lexapro , and now zoloft). I hope it brings you relief!!! ...
    ... reactions to any kind of mood altering drug. I'm on Lexapro 20mg and had no side effects except I'm tired but...

  62. Really want to switch from Effexor to??
    ... too was "in the pit". It took me several med trials ( lexapro , cymbalta and remeron - exhausted, zoloft, manic)...
    ... like you have a lot on your plate right now. Celexa/ Lexapro is supposedly one of the more mild antidepressants ... (as far as side effects go). I was on Lexapro for a month and it did help with the wellbutrin xl...

  63. Cymbalta
    ... Hi SSS, I took Wellbutrin and Lexapro for a long time and I thrived on that combination ... started having siezures, and the Wellbutrin had to go. Lexapro got tossed with it, my psychiatrist wanted to start...

  64. Lamictal anyone?
    ... Wellbutrin (400 mg) which I need for the energy, and Lexapro , which I am trying to go off of (right now taking...
    ... zoloft, wellbutrim (which gave me hallucinations) and lexapro for the last year and a half, and most recently lamictal ... 300 mgs. a day. Lexapro worked pretty well for the year and half. While I ... strong sexual side effects, no libido whatsoever. With lexapro I had a "normal" sexual desire but lately I had started ... rather boring. Back in June my Doctor took me off Lexapro cold turkey and put me on 200 mgs. of Lamictal. By ... esteem. Two weeks ago I went from 5 mgs. to 2.5 mgs of Lexapro . I've had wirthdrawal symptoms, not as severe as in ... me. My next step is to actually start taking 2.5 of Lexapro every other day until I feel OK, and also incrase...
    ... I'm just experiencing withdrawal side effects from Lexapro (so this is no Lamictal related)! Particularly, my...

  65. does depression make you feel sick
    ... thoughts" that has got me afraid to take any ad's. i took lexapro for a while and did fair on it, not sure to call my ... pdoc and tell her im afraid of the zoloft and ask for lexapro again?? i have lost my job 2 1/2 months ago, i was...

  66. Dulled all my feelings
    ... completely forgotten what emotion feels like! I'm taking lexapro 40mg to try and overcome this problem. People have...
    ... completely forgotten what emotion feels like! I'm taking lexapro 40mg to try and overcome this problem. People have ... how lucky they are to have emotion! Dude, I tried Lexapro too, and it didn't help. I'm on effexor now. I know...

  67. Starting to get bullied at work by supervisors...
    ... baited breath, so I'll recap. My GP started me on Lexapro back in May, when I first decided to take the step ... to treatment. Within 3 weeks, taking Lexapro in the morning, combined with taking Ambien at night...

  68. I'm new here,does anyone take pexeva?
    ... because i dont sleep very much,i first started on lexapro with no results then zoloft for 5 weeks with no results...

  69. I Am Going To Dr Thurs & I'm Sure My Lexapro Will Be Raised Up From 20 Mg, Does...
    ... combat the insomnia I have with the higher dosage of Lexapro ? I know if I have it with 20mg., I'm bound to have ... late for you, but there have been a few threads on Lexapro and what time it should be taken. Some people have...

  70. Antidepressant and weight gain
    ... My husband is on Lexapro 10 mg and it's helping him some, but he has also gained...

  71. Dementia/Depression??
    ... Dr took him off Namenda yesterday and put him on Lexapro , based on my phone report of him sleepy all the time...

  72. Have To Go Back To Dr.- 20 Mg Lexapro Is Not Enough
    ... Salty, I know people who are on up to 40 mg. of Lexapro . If it doesn't give you negative side effects, going...
    ... friends use to help them combat the insomnia from the Lexapro ? I am going to go over the options with my dr. but...
    ... Hi msbizz. My dr. upped the Lexapro to 30mg. and I asked him this time if we could make...

  73. Great. Just great.
    ... I have to go without Lexapro for awhile until it comes in at the clinic. It might...
    ... anything. I have heard celexa is just as good as lexapro . The fact that you have already been taking lexapro ... celexa instead. How long have you been taking the lexapro ?...

  74. Cymbalta - anyone taking this???
    ... 60mg cymbalta, and I really liked it. I switched to lexapro , just to see if it would help my anxiety more, but...

  75. I feel better! But...
    ... should go away soon (hopefully). I've been put on Lexapro to help with my panic attacks, just started that today ... insurance doesn't want to pay for the Abilify or the Lexapro . They'll pay for the Xanax b/c it's generic. The Abilify ... out for a while that compare to the Abilify or the Lexapro ? Also, if anyone is taking Cymbalta- how's that working...
    ... know much about abilify.. but I thought celexa and lexapro were pretty much the time, i.e. if one doesn't work...
    ... If I can change the celexa for lexapro that would save me some $$$. The Abilify is what's...