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  1. Effexor XR
    ... like 80 mg; or above the published dose range of Lexapro at 40 mg.; or hmmm, in the 300's for Effexor? Not...

  2. bye bye Zoloft
    ... me to ditch the Zoloft and start taking half of a Lexapro every day. I told her that I thought Lexapro was ... I don't know what to do. I don't want to start the Lexapro because I've read even worse horror stories about ... and at the same time, part of me wonders if maybe Lexapro would work better for me than Zoloft ... but gosh...
    ... good chance that you'll have similar problems with Lexapro . Of course, you might not, but it'll be too late once...

  3. Birth Control pill help depression?
    ... square one. By the way, I have one ovary left. I'm on Lexapro , have been on it for a few days, just waiting to feel...
    ... not give the Omega 3 Oils a chance along with your Lexapro ?...

  4. Suddenly senstive to AD's?
    ... depression and anxiety. Have taken prozac, paxil, zoloft, lexapro ....... All worked fine at the time I was on them, ... phychiatrist, supposedly the best in my area, he prescribed lexapro (which I took before with no problems). He had me...

  5. Which antidepresant to take?
    ... post links, but the med with the highest ratings is lexapro , it also is the fastest working med with the least...

  6. generic antidepressants
    ... and I've never had a problem with it. I also take lexapro , which hasn't gone generic yet. I sure wish it would...

  7. Avoidence, procrastination, and other stuff
    ... amiltriptyline for over 20 years and just started lexapro , which seems to be working so far, also. I'm sorry...

  8. Scared To Death!!!! Help Please!!!!
    ... Not back to "normal" but I see improvement with my lexapro . Still on amiltriptyline, also. Xanax, librium, and...

  9. Does anyone being treated for depression with wellbutrin???
    ... flare up in my depression recently and my doctor added lexapro (10mgs). It made me sleepy at first so I cut it to...

  10. The Other Side Of Sleep!!
    ... feeling better. My doctor recenty put me on 10mg's lexapro and I have been on 200mg's of amiltriptyline for over ... 20 years. I was feeling sleepy so she lowered my lexapro to 5 mg's. This were so much better. I went from not...
    ... s fluoxetine (prozac) in the AM. I have not used lexapro so I don't know how comparable the dosage is. ...
    ... AD that comes on the market, but none work. So far, lexapro has been great. Until the last couple of days, I have...

  11. Can;t stop from crying
    ... you on an anti-depressant for awhile. I have used Lexapro , Amiltriptoline(sp?) and Paxil. I have done well...

  12. Depprestion
    ... very old AD) for over 20 years. I recently started lexapro and it's done wonders for me. I'm staying on the elavil ... so the lexapro won't be raised. I actually was supposed to take 10...

  13. ZOLOFT - Weightgain/Tiredness ??
    ... 10. Finally found relief and no weight gain with Lexapro ....
    ... and I recently started enjoying life again. I'm on lexapro 5 mg's and elavil 200mg's at bedtime. I hope you...

  14. Immediate Urgenttttttttttt Helppppppppppppp Needed.......???????????
    ... When I had an allergic reaction to Lexapro I cut my dose in half and the symptoms eased up quite...

  15. As anyone experience insomnia with their depression?
    ... a sedative in it, it makes me sleep. I was put on lexapro recently and it's also helping a lot. Hope you...

  16. Difference between Paxil and Paxil CR
    ... I started back sliding and was put on 10 mg's of lexapro . It has helped, but I have only been on it about a...

  17. Zyprexa
    ... he had a kinda break down in augest but he stoped lexapro cold turkey he was in the hospital seeing things and ... just diff. we don't know if it was from stopping the lexapro cold or if life just got to unmanagable for him both...

  18. don't know what's wrong w/ me...
    ... or at least i don't feel that i am. i have been on lexapro 20mg. for 2, maybe 3 yrs. i have been unable to work ... explain it. i talked to my dr. about going off the lexapro wed. march 8 & he said it actually has been shown ... off. there are days sometimes i forget to take my lexapro , i've forgotten before but could this be why? :)...
    ... could be all the physical stuff taking away from your Lexapro . Something as regular as monthly AF can throw off...

  19. Someone help
    ... C.L. she is on meds... lexapro i belive and she is dealign with ti and seeing a therapist...
    ... it. I'm so glad she is seeing a therapist. I am on lexapro , also. Maybe you could sit down and explain to her...

  20. Listen To The Doctor!!
    ... I was loaded with questions. I have been on 10 mg lexapro since Feb.21. When a patient is on an AD, they have ... some interesting things. She explained exatly how lexapro works. After talking we have decided 5mg's might be...
    ... He has never had a reason to lie to me. How is the lexapro working for you?...

  21. Is Wellbutrin effective for major depression?
    ... it has a stimulating effect. I had to add 5mg of Lexapro back with the WB and I am fine now....

  22. i just cant decide
    ... of a combination approach. I know with me, I'm on Lexapro right now, but I have what my doctor says is a "partial ... it helps that "partial response" I'm getting from Lexapro . -GlassPawn...

  23. my two cents
    ... 200mg's at bedtime. (have been on it forever) The lexapro is helping a lot. I only take 5 mg's now. My Dr. said...

  24. Whats Wrong With Me?
    ... workouts I dont feel engergize. I have been taking Lexapro 20mg for over 6 months, Wellbutrin 150mg SR for over...
    ... sleeping for that reason. I just started taking lexapro and it seems to make me sleepy so I take 5mg's in ... day. That's helped me. Not everyone gets sleepy from lexapro , but in my case I did. Working out is great and...
    ... meds online at a rx site and here's what I found: Lexapro 20 mg. is pretty normal--it's the standard dose Wellbutrin...

  25. Has Anyone Ever Heard Of Taking Lexapro....
    ... Hi, I have only been on lexapro for about two weeks. I was told to take 10mg in the...
    ... this makes me! I have always felt a heaviness on Lexapro and I just thought I'd experiment and break the 10...
    ... I left the dr. a message. He knows I'm back on the Lexapro and as soon as I get out of this depression completely ... t going on another one. I had to do that with Lexapro one time, it took me 12 weeks! I just can't wait...
    ... post so you would know there is someone taking the lexapro . Please tell your Dr. the way you are taking it. There ... take the 10mg without dividing it. Up until the lexapro , only one AD worked on me and I'm still on it, too ... is going to take me off of it or raise my dose of lexapro . It's been over 20 years that I've been on the elavil...
    ... straight from a snri, like effexor, to a ssri, like lexapro ? I have been on 150mg effexor for about 2 1/2 weeks ... , and would like to go back to lexapro ....
    ... off it so many times, he's used to my old standby Lexapro . I did a Google search and found many people who ... post so you would know there is someone taking the lexapro . Please tell your Dr. the way you are taking it. There ... take the 10mg without dividing it. Up until the lexapro , only one AD worked on me and I'm still on it, too ... is going to take me off of it or raise my dose of lexapro . It's been over 20 years that I've been on the elavil...
    ... dr. told me as long as I switched right away from Lexapro to Cymbalta, I'd be alright. I have had a headache ... , but that's it. I actually think dividing my Lexapro dose has helped with the switching from Cymbalta to ... Lexapro . I'm just going by what my dr. said. It's when ... straight from a snri, like effexor, to a ssri, like lexapro ? I have been on 150mg effexor for about 2 1/2 weeks ... , and would like to go back to lexapro ....
    ... Salty, Are you taking both cymbalta and lexapro together? I can't remember. I took effexor for ... of all the withdrawal things I hear about. I know lexapro works for me at taking my anxiety away and making...
    ... Americandancer, I'm not on both. I'm just on the Lexapro now. That's weird that you should say that about the ... the 1st time that has ever happened. I've been on Lexapro many times. Maybe it's from the Cybalta I was on? ... Salty Salty, Are you taking both cymbalta and lexapro together? I can't remember. I took effexor for ... of all the withdrawal things I hear about. I know lexapro works for me at taking my anxiety away and making...
    ... weaning me off of Zoloft and changing me to 10 mg. of Lexapro . Please reply if any one knows what I should expect...
    ... disorder, but I always had a revved up, jittery feeling. Lexapro is way more calming to me....but that's just the way...

  26. Extremely Mixed Up!!
    ... untouched forever. Recently I started taking the lexapro that was prescribed for me after some good imput from ... a little better for me since I started taking the lexapro . I was excited, but now I don't know what to think...
    ... let them make you feel all worried about taking the Lexapro . I personally trust my doctor and don't feel paranoid...
    ... has been for me. I found I can get by on 5mg's of lexapro , so that's what I've been taking. Not sure what she...
    ... From what you've said since you started taking the Lexapro , it's been starting to pull you out of the depression...
    ... I appreciate your post. You're right about the lexapro working. I wake up feeling better and I've been out...
    ... untouched forever. Recently I started taking the lexapro that was prescribed for me after some good imput from ... a little better for me since I started taking the lexapro . I was excited, but now I don't know what to think...
    ... to hear you are feeling better on Exffexor XR. The lexapro is working for me and I haven't been on it long enough...

  27. HELP! Need advice
    ... what meds she's on, but there are several, including lexapro . I try talking to her, but she will not talk seriously...

  28. As anyone experience a relapse while on A'D????
    ... it was yesterday. Maybe I won't have to stay on the lexapro long, but if my Dr. thinks I need it I sure will take...

  29. Drugs
    ... Celexa before and does it actually work better than Lexapro (like I do not want to be lethargic, and it has made...

  30. When Should You Take Cymbalta?
    ... around. I wonder if half of the normal dosage of Lexapro could be added...so that would be 5mg...to the Cymbalta...
    ... you have something in mind, and some experience with lexapro ? mNUT...
    ... Oh, nNUT, Lexapro , pulls me right out of my depression. I was just ... you have something in mind, and some experience with lexapro ? mNUT...
    ... back down? Now I'm worried. Salty Oh, nNUT, Lexapro , pulls me right out of my depression. I was just...
    ... explaining that I was going back on my old standby Lexapro and that when my depression was over and done with...

  31. Does Cymbalta Increase Seratonin?
    ... you think something similiar such as a small dose of Lexapro could be added to my 60 mg. of Cymbalta? I'm on ... the Cymbalta because the Lexapro causes severe food cravings for me, but it helps tremendous...

  32. Leaving The House...good Or Bad??
    ... Hello Friends, I have been on lexapro for around two weeks. I can tell it's working a little ... of elavil at bedime. Finally, I started cutting the lexapro in half and taking half in the morning and half in...
    ... anxiety and panic might be from the initial dose of Lexapro ? You're getting close, though, it seems like. Does...
    ... years and nothing else seemed to work. Then along came lexapro . I really think it's going to work and I agree whole...

  33. Cybalta Users I Need Your Help Please
    ... any relief from the depression. I went directly from lexapro to cymbalta (as my dr. told me to do). I did 30 ... effects before you feel well? I'd hate to go back to lexapro , it did wonders for my depression, but I had terrible...
    ... It may be a side effect. Is it stronger then the lexapro you were taking? I would definetly call the doctor...
    ... weeks, uggggh, I can't imagine waiting that long. Lexapro gets me out of a depression in 3-4 days so I'm not ... used to this "week" thing. But Lexapro puts lots of weight on me, gives me intense food cravings ... because I'm in a depression. I'm so tempted to take some Lexapro ...it's very tempting when it's right in your drawer...
    ... what I know pulls me out of the depression and that's Lexapro , but gosh, darn it, I hate the heaviness I feel on ... !!!! I'm going to do it! I'm going to take 10 mg. Lexapro in the morning and still call my dr. He told me I ... could switch from Lexapro immediately to Cymbalta so I should be able to do...
    ... Salty- You didn't say if you were going to add the lexapro to the cymbalta, or if you were just going to drop...
    ... another, you're okay. That's what I did when I went from Lexapro to Cymbalta. I switched without much problem. I ... should have known, instead of being so miserable. Lexapro takes away my depression in 3 days. If I'm in a brain ... fog, the MOMENT I take the Lexapro , the fog lifts...that's how my body reacts to Lexapro...
    ... of it? Salty, I assume you're feeling better? Lexapro does the same to me, I've gained close to 50 pounds ... children will do that to you! I am the same way, except Lexapro doesn't help my depression, but it's the only medication ... I'm doing my research, I'm supposed to switch from Lexapro to Cymbalta (I've been on Wellbuterin, too and will...
    ... NaeNae, Lexapro is the only thing that DOES help my depression, but ... of it? Salty, I assume you're feeling better? Lexapro does the same to me, I've gained close to 50 pounds ... children will do that to you! I am the same way, except Lexapro doesn't help my depression, but it's the only medication ... I'm doing my research, I'm supposed to switch from Lexapro to Cymbalta (I've been on Wellbuterin, too and will...
    ... the commercial on TV about it, I crinch. I'm back on Lexapro and not all together great because of trauma in my...

  34. I got some issues..Need some advice
    ... daughter is also ADD and has depression. She is on Lexapro for depression and Adderall for ADD. I think ... Lexapro could be fairly new, but I don't know. It really...

  35. lexapro vs prozac
    ... the time I doubted I would really take it. It was Lexapro and I did try it. I have never been so grateful in ... I have a long way to go. I have only been on the Lexapro a going on two weeks but I have hope. I know there...

  36. Least Fatigue!?!?
    ... avoid the fatigue? Ive been on prozac, effexor and lexapro , all make me tired, but do work well. Next up Luvox...
    ... calming effrect if they have a lot of anxiety. I take Lexapro and it makes me a little tired but it balances out...
    ... very hard time sleeping at night. So my doctor added Lexapro and that made me super tired and I was allergic and ... me a little tired at first but not near as bad as Lexapro . So the Zoloft and Wellbutrin combo isn't making me...

  37. ears ringing--argh!
    ... I have had permanent ringing in my ears due to Lexapro . I took it about 3 years ago, and that is when the ... become acclimated to it, but wish I had never taken the Lexapro ....
    ... replying. Ohhhh, no, it persists after you stopped the Lexapro ?? Ugh. I hope the pdoc has some ideas. This is...
    ... Yes, it persisted even after stopping the Lexapro . I had to go on to an Tinnitus support board, because...

  38. This Is A Big Step. Help!!
    ... better. I would much rather just stay home. My lexapro is still making me sleepy but no bad side effects...
    ... honest i really didn't start feeling better until the Lexapro kicked in for me. Do you feel like it is helping you...
    ... I can see an exit sign. I haven't been taking the lexapro long enough for it to work completely. However, I...

  39. Luvox is the most terrible medication on earth
    ... Waffles, Luvox is an SSRI, just like Prozac, Paxil, Lexapro , Celexa and Zoloft. If you had a bad experience with...

  40. Please Not Now.....
    ... Hi, This is my 9th day on lexapro and I have only had one side effect which I hope will ... thought I would ask you people what you think. Lexapro hasn't had time to work really, but I am feeling a ... quite a drug tolerance. I don't want to stop the lexapro . The sleepiness seems to wear off towards evening...
    ... Hey Connie, Have you tried taking the Lexapro at night when you WANT that side effect of sleepiness ... divided? It sounds like with the sleepy effect of the Lexapro , and the Elavil it might help to get all the meds ... evaluated (even if you were just there), you know? The Lexapro seems to be working....? Is that why the "not now...
    ... I took Lexapro for two weeks. It made me so tired too. I was allergic...
    ... something will happen to make me have to stop the lexapro . I have gotten some good benifits from it already...
    ... Lexapro was my introduction to the world of ADs. At first ... adding Wellbutrin for example. Wellbutrin in the am, Lexapro in the pm seems to be a popular combo. I may start...

  41. As anyone had dry eyes on Wellbutrin??
    ... eyes when I was just on Wellbutrin but when I was on Lexapro for a short time my eyes got really dry. I took fish...

  42. So Far, So Good. Thanks To My Friends Here
    ... me to start taking the AD. My Dr. had put me on Lexapro and I had gotten the script filled, but like all the ... advice of the people who replied. I have been on the Lexapro about 9 days and so far everything is fine. No side...

  43. Sensitive to Meds?
    ... senstive to meds..was given most of the SSRI's..Prozac, Lexapro , Zoloft, and had very bad side effects. I was also...
    ... years. I started it in 1976. My Dr. asked me to try lexapro since it's for depression and anxiety. I said sure...

  44. is there hope for me! is there ppl who take more than one A'D?
    ... work well. I have been on one for 20 years and the lexapro I just started a week ago so it's to early to tell...

  45. Different from everyone else
    ... combo. Most AD's don't work for me but I started on lexapro about a week ago and I think it might help me. I have...

  46. How long does it take for prozac to kick in?
    ... for me for almost 10 months.....tried coming off of lexapro and after 17 weeks, I almost had a nervous breakdown...
    ... weeks, stopped working all together. Switched me to lexapro which did nothing, but make me paranoid and now im...
    ... something and doing much much better. I mean yes on Lexapro I enjoyed doing some things, EXCEPT FOR SEX OF COURSE...

  47. Anyone have experience with quitting Remeron?
    ... the exact same thing right now. I'm on a low dose of Lexapro and can't figure out if the anxiety I'm feeling is ... withdrawals from Remeron or the beginning anxiety from Lexapro . Did you finally get off of the Remeron? Hope you...

  48. Lithium????
    ... only getting a "partial" response from the 20mg of lexapro , that I should consider adding Lithium to my therapy ... is considering putting me on, while I stay on the Lexapro . Thanks for any replies. -GlassPawn...

  49. Can anyone identify with this.....
    ... well enough to read or watch TV. I am taking my lexapro but it hasn't had time to work. I am still on elavil...

  50. Safe to take Wellbutrin,Zoloft and Fish oil capsules?
    ... don't have any bad days any more since I added the Lexapro back. Amazing how much 5mg of it helps me! Jackie...

  51. confused
    ... things until it literally made me crazy. I started on Lexapro a year ago and it took care of the depression and...

  52. Trying so hard
    ... Now for the good news.....I really did start the lexapro this time. I think today is my fifth or sixth day ... I am taking a lot of meds for other things and the Lexapro seems to work well with them. I have been on 1 mg ... wasn't for this board I would never have tried the Lexapro . I have a lot of faith it will work. You are all great...
    ... ! Keep on taking one step at a time. I hope the Lexapro works well for you, and soon, and continues for as...

  53. Hospital anyone?
    ... wouldn't hesitate for a heart beat to head back. If the Lexapro doesn't work, it's likely I will be a patient again...

  54. Considering switching to Wellbutrin from Paxil...
    ... the sexual side effects. I've tried Prozac, Paxil, Lexapro (least side effects) over the years for my reocurring...

  55. Wellbutrin stopped working...
    ... past few days I have been doing great. I tried Lexapro for a while and it stopped working too. The only...

  56. Hey yall need input ASAP
    ... to be on Zoloft but that kept him in the bathroom. Lexapro next then our ins. wanted us to change to Celexa....
    ... If he is on the same dose of Celexa that he was on Lexapro , that's only half the dose of Lexapro. Does that ... be meeting his needs quite yet, in the way that the Lexapro did. hth, mNUT...
    ... to the doc this morning and he switched him back to Lexapro . We will just have to get it thru the mail with our ... cheaper. The insurance is why he wanted to change to Lexapro but he said he didn't care about that anymore. He...

  57. I Have Hope....Breaking New Ground!!
    ... I have no faith it will work. My Dr. put me on Lexapro the last time I saw her and, as usual, I got them ... all of the wonderful people who post, I started the Lexapro this morning. Of course, it's way to early to know...
    ... since I have clinical depression but she thinks the Lexapro in combination with the Elavil will help me. If it...

  58. Lexapro And Heart Palpatations
    ... I have been on Lexapro for 3 months and for the last two weeks I have had ... palpatation and is very worrisome. I like taking the Lexapro it has really evened me out but I am concerned about ... my heart and valves were all fine. Now, I am on the Lexapro (the only thing that has changed) and I am having ... these issues. Is this a side effect of the Lexapro ? Also, not only have I been eating but I have never ... heartrate, bloodflow and blood pressure. Maybe it's the Lexapro ....

  59. Can you believe worrying about feeling good??
    ... take 200 mgs of Elavil at bed time. The Dr. put my on Lexapro and I haven't had the nerve to try it cause I have ... badly that the Dr. took me off of them. She feels Lexapro will work because it treats anxiety and depression ... also. Tomorrow I am honesty going to start taking the Lexapro . (I think I really mean that.) I also have a habit...
    ... react. lol I am saying that I'm going to start my Lexapro tomorrow morning....well, I guess it would be THIS...
    ... hope you are sleeping good right now. I've tried Lexapro and it definately made me feel better. I was taking...

  60. depression and work
    ... am in the process of finding one myself. I start on Lexapro soon. I hope you let us know how you're doing. Sometimes...

  61. Hey! Anystudents on A'D's???
    ... the fall of my senior year, when they switched me to Lexapro , which only made my anxiety worse, so then I went...
    ... causes me more memory problems than the pills (I'm on lexapro , have also been on prozac). When my depression is...

  62. Wellbutrin- When does it start working??
    ... was very irritated on Wellbutrin alone. I was on Lexapro 10mg first, and felt great emotionally, but I was ... staying so angry and irritable, I added 5mg of the Lexapro back about a month ago, and I feel GREAT! :) Some...

  63. can't "fix" my stress!
    ... are good for lowering pain for me anyway. They are Lexapro , Zoloft, Paxil, Prozac. I have taken Lexapro and Zoloft ... with some pain from the nerve damage. When I started Lexapro all of my pain went away completely within 1 week ... considerably better. Then I had an allergic reaction to the Lexapro and switched to Zoloft and that has continued to keep...

  64. Do all A'D's do that??????????????
    ... I am on Lexapro , and I was depressed and feeling sad, hopeless, like ... crying all the time. Shortly after I started on the Lexapro , its like someone had flipped a switch and I was happy...

  65. Wellbutrin Side Effects
    ... been on it for 6 weeks about. I did get hives from Lexapro though after being on it for a week. Maybe you should...
    ... back today and I think I'm going to ask to be put on Lexapro . Everyone seems to be put on that these days and...

  66. Anyone using lexapro????
    ... Im on Lexapro for postpartum depression along with wellbutrin.. ... little tired the first week or so. People say that lexapro can cause anorgasmia, but the wellbutrin takes care...
    ... My husband has been on Lexapro for 2 years. He's had no side effects at all. No weight...

  67. new to boards
    ... depression for about 20 years, am currently on 20mg Lexapro , seeing a counsellor and a psychiatrist, which are...

  68. When to Take Zoloft
    ... take in combination with the Zoloft and then I was on Lexapro and didn't really like the gagging feeling I got from...

  69. 20 years old and suffering from Depression
    ... the last pharaceutical rep gave them as samples (ie. Lexapro ). I started with a psychiatrist and he started...

  70. Just need to talk
    ... house and I just feel awful. I am taking Effexor and Lexapro daily and then Xanax as needed. I just feel like...

  71. I'm new please read and help
    ... plus 25 mg's of librium 2x's a day. I was just put on Lexapro yesterday but I haven't started it yet. I'm sure it...
    ... the pain it was so bad. My doctor then prescribed Lexapro and by the second day of taking that the pain in my ... had or if you are having side effects from say the Lexapro when you start it you can ask others about it to see...
    ... work for you. You also gave me the nerve to start my lexapro tomorrow morning like my Dr. told me. LOL It's odd ... same things can make a person feel better. I'm sorry lexapro didn't agree with you because it sounds like it would...
    ... happier to know that I have helped. Let me know how the Lexapro works for you. It helped it seemed in just one day ... people who say they had tried everything else and lexapro was the only thing that worked for them. I did notice...
    ... The last time I saw her she gave me a script for Lexapro and I keep telling myself I would start taking it...

  72. Has anyone tried Orexia cream for the sexual problems?
    ... I bought and mainly tried it when I was on Lexapro only, and although it felt really good, I still couldn...

  73. CYMBALTA & Exercise
    ... effects reported on blogs are coming true. I started on Lexapro but gained 25 pounds, so I switched to Cymbalta. ...

  74. Wich kind of A'D is best for a depression with insomnia???
    ... really prescribed it for its effect as an AD. I'm on Lexapro (20 mg for now) for its effect as an AD, although...

  75. Remeron
    ... three days. Also, it has not numbed my emotions like Lexapro , Zoloft, and Prozac did....