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  1. meds take away lows AND highs
    ... hi been taking lexapro for a few weeks. ive noticed it does take away the...

  2. wellbutrin and lexapro
    ... FONT=Arial Black]undefined[/FONT]I have just started lexapro with wellbutrin...I had been taking W with Effexor ... have just started weaning off the E and taking 5mg. lexapro at night with the W...of course it is to soon to know ... stories??I am new to the boards. I started taking Lexapro with my Wellbutrin about two and a half weeks ago...
    ... Hi :) I'm about to start the welbutrin and lexapro combo tomorrow as well. I've been taking lexapro for...
    ... ) I've been taking the wellbutrin on top of the lexapro now for a few days, and I have noticed a difference...
    ... for the effexor withdrawals....guess starting the lexapro with wellbutrin must mask that....when I take the ... 10mg.of lexapro at night with morphine extended relief I seem to fall...

  3. Was inability to reach orgasm due to Lexapro? Please help...
    ... but true. But, this is a common problem with SSRI's. Lexapro did the same thing to me. But I am 23 male. You lost ... sensitivity which you need to orgasm. Sadly, Lexapro is one of the better ones when it comes to sexual...
    ... good one....but it is basically the same thing as Lexapro . Wish I had more encouraging news. mj...
    ... Paxil, Effexor, Depakote, Trazadone and Elavil and Lexapro is the only one that has messed w/ my inability to...
    ... I have been on Lexapro 10 mg for a month now. This is my first experience...
    ... ready to give up on it, I'm thinking of cutting my Lexapro down to 5 mg on the weekends to see if that helps...

  4. I feel so alone
    ... I tried to get help last year and got put on Lexapro , but my doctor never scheduled follow up visits. ... The lexapro seemed to help some, but I'm out and I'm too ashamed...
    ... call to make you another doctor's appointment? If the Lexapro helped, I would definately get some more. Think of...

  5. Lexapro-SIDE EFFECTS AWFUL
    ... Hello - My 73 yr old father has been on Lexapro for one week. His side effects are nausea, upset...
    ... I take Lexapro , but take it right before bedtime. I had some minimal...
    ... Hello - My 73 yr old father has been on Lexapro for one week. His side effects are nausea, upset ... headaches, increased anxiety, and insomnia when starting Lexapro . I've been on it for two and a half weeks and all ... this bad, starting out, but none worked as well as Lexapro seems to be starting to work for me. With someone...

  6. paxil
    ... They had me tried----cymbalta- effoxer- lexapro ... and now Paxcil.... ...

  7. Dosage Effexor xr???
    ... 5 mg just moved up to 150 mg I also take 20 mg of Lexapro . The Effexor helped me at first but these winter blahs...

  8. Okay, upping the Wellbutrin
    ... pure depression drug, I think. Now, I'm taking Lexapro (10mg) with the Wellbutrin (300 mg, XL) and starting ... eventually, or decrease my dosage, depending on how the Lexapro works for me (I've only been taking it for two weeks...

  9. When does Wellbutrin kick in?
    ... thing. Now, I'm taking a combo of Wellbutrin and Lexapro and starting to feel better. In general, I think...

  10. Experiences of others...
    ... wrote me a prescription for a months supply of 10mg of Lexapro . I've been on it for about a month, and feel a little ... better. However, I'm going to try to wean off the Lexapro and fight the depression with herbs, diet, exercise...

  11. Paxil verses Paxil cr
    ... in no time. I am back on ad's now. When I went on lexapro , the first few weeks I lost weight. Good luck to you...

  12. Depression Proactive!
    ... pretty well. My next step will be to wean off the Lexapro and fight the depression with herbs, exercise, determinatio...
    ... heck. I don't know. Today is my 3rd day being off Lexapro . I was a bad girl, and I just quit cold turkey. It...

  13. Lexapro question
    ... I have been taking Lexapro for about a week now. My question is, how long before ... Hi :) Mine went away when I switched taking my Lexapro from mornings to night, so, it was about... two weeks...
    ... nap. I'm sure the drowsies will wear off. My other Lexapro side effects took about a week and a half to go away...
    ... I have been taking Lexapro for about a week now. My question is, how long before ... having any other side effects. Thanks! I've been on Lexapro (while also taking Wellbutrin) for about a week and ... a half now. My doctor prescribed the Lexapro because the Wellbutrin was TOO energizing for me and ... my anxiety, so somehow with the relaxing effect of Lexapro , I'm supposed to reach some sort of balance. Strangely...
    ... since being taken off Depakote ER and only being on Lexapro . I hope just taking the AD is enough to keep the...
    ... since being taken off Depakote ER and only being on Lexapro . I hope just taking the AD is enough to keep the...
    ... depressed! :) Did you say what time of day you take the Lexapro ? Switching it from the morning to at night helped...
    ... My psychiatrist said I should take Lexapro in the morning so it can work with the Wellbutrin ... I've heard that I'll have up's and down's before Lexapro gets me to a stable state, so I'm still trying to...
    ... this once already somewhere here....I am getting off Lexapro as we speak,2 more days of weaning! I have been treated ... and within the last couple monthes was recommended Lexapro (been taking for a couple monthes).....here is my list ... Paxil in my body screwed me up..I don't know. but Lexapro has become my devil!...

  14. First Panic Attacks now this!!! questions
    ... panic attacks again. So recentley doctors recommended Lexapro as the new "it" drug....More "natural". Anyway things ... research and now found what I thought was side effects of Lexapro (no concentration,nausia,awfull sadness,tired), seems ... is the best cure? I was told yesterday to get off Lexapro (doctor felt the lexapro was to strong for me, and...
    ... What dosages have you been on? Zoloft, Paxil, and Lexapro are all SSRIs, which are the best meds for anxiety ... . SOme others are Prozac and Celexa. Lexapro is supposed to have the fewest side effects but that...
    ... Yesterday was my first day of Zoloft, I took 5mg of Lexapro and 25mg Zoloft, easing myself off Lexapro, and I ... already am feeling better....My warning to others.... Lexapro F-ed me up!!! It is a very strong medicine(avg dose...

  15. My Story - College related depression
    ... On Monday I went to see the doctor and he put me on Lexapro . The whole concept that I have depression is still...

  16. Stay In Bed All Day Help Please Anyone?
    ... same type problems...I am taking wellbutrin and now lexapro while I am being weaned off effexor...not only does...

  17. Paxil CR for depression/anxiety
    ... dont remeber any side effects from that. I was on Lexapro about a month and a half ago and I hated it. From...

  18. Zoloft side effects
    ... don't really know though. I felt a lot hungrier on lexapro , but I should have probally stayed with it. I think...

  19. I'm new - need help from current smokers
    ... gamut of drugs from Prozac to Effexor to Serzone to Lexapro to Wellbutrin and now back to Prozac. Since starting...
    ... gamut of drugs from Prozac to Effexor to Serzone to Lexapro to Wellbutrin and now back to Prozac. Since starting...

  20. Hi Everybody new here . and my story
    ... Sounds like an anti-depressant nightmare! Yeeeesh. Lexapro is supposed to treat both anxiety and depression. ... fails to work again, you could consider asking about Lexapro . It does make one a little more anxious in the beginning...

  21. Lexapro experiences?
    ... Hi everyone! My doctor just added Lexapro to my Wellbutrin because the Wellbutrin seems to only ... anyone who's been on this combination, or who's been on Lexapro at all. How did it work for you? Also, I was...
    ... but my sleep has still gotten worse after starting Lexapro . It's something I can tolerate for NOW, but not forever...
    ... I have been on Lexapro for about 1 1/2 yrs now; before that was on Zoloft ... ineffective. The big thing I would warn about with Lexapro is that it has a very short grace period if you drop...
    ... I have been on Lexapro for about 1 1/2 yrs now; before that was on Zoloft ... ineffective. The big thing I would warn about with Lexapro is that it has a very short grace period if you drop ... kind of side effects did you have when you started Lexapro , and how long did they last, if you don't mind me...
    ... On Lexapro for about 8 months, worked great for anxiety and depression...
    ... I have been on Lexapro for about 1 1/2 yrs now; before that was on Zoloft ... ineffective. The big thing I would warn about with Lexapro is that it has a very short grace period if you drop...
    ... head and drink too close to bedtime. I don't think Lexapro has quite the happy punch that Zoloft did for me when...
    ... On Lexapro for about 8 months, worked great for anxiety and depression ... different, good luck. mb How long did it take for the Lexapro to start working. I've been on it about... 4 1/2....
    ... Hey, I tried lexapro for about 3 months...I didn't notice a change either...
    ... I feel great on lexapro . I am only on week 2. my first 4 days were Rough...
    ... Lexapro worked for me for about 9 months and then stopped ... added Welbutrin to it (100mg of welbutrin, 20 mg of Lexapro , I think) and that was fine for another 6 months or ... two meds. I didn't gain or lose any weight on Lexapro . In fact, my weight didn't fluctuate a single pound...
    ... How long did it take for the Lexapro to start working. I've been on it about... 4 1/2....
    ... That's too bad. I really had high hopes for the Lexapro . :( It's depressing to think I might have to wait...

  22. I need someone to talk to
    ... It has been very stressful and I have been put on Lexapro for the depression. It made my migraine headache...

  23. Confused & Worried
    ... far as I can remember, I have tried Zyprexa, Zoloft, Lexapro , Abilify, Effexor XR, Ritalin, Adderall XR/XL, Klonopin...
    ... other uses, too. I'm thinking about tapering off of Lexapro and going natural *exactly* because of the reasons ... personal opinion, of course. Anyway, in addition to my Lexapro , I'm taking magnesium and fish oil. Both of these ... lacking, could cause depression. When I do get off of Lexapro , I plan to start using either Sam-e or St. John's...

  24. Zoloft Withdrawl And Weight Gain
    ... and could not eat because of nausea. I had to go on Lexapro for relief from the anxiety :( Don't worry, it...

  25. Do Meds really help?
    ... same without Medicine? I hope i don't have to be on Lexapro for long. Maybe just enough to make me feel better...

  26. citalopram and weight gain
    ... and anxiety. Sometimes I consider getting back on Lexapro because I did not feel so tired on it. Good luck,...
    ... and anxiety. Sometimes I consider getting back on Lexapro because I did not feel so tired on it. Good luck, ... experience. I would like to hear more about your Lexapro experience. I am on my 4th day. Why did you switch...

  27. i cant take this anymore
    ... to your doctor about how you're feeling? I was on Lexapro , worked well for a few months, than all of a sudden...

  28. drinking while on meds
    ... the meds I've tried have made me want to drink more. Lexapro and Effexor seem to decrease my tolerance but the...

  29. How easy was it...
    ... doctor asked me before writing me a prescription for Lexapro , and I kept thinking, "But what if this isn't what...

  30. ECT Question?
    ... had horrilbe effects on me. I became suicidal on Lexapro and Effexor. I became violent on Prozac. Other antidepres...

  31. Antidepressant Drug Comparison Question
    ... within the SSRI's (prozac, luvox, paxil, zoloft and lexapro ) some seem to help more than others. All of these...

  32. help.
    ... you need to get happy!! I had a bad experience on lexapro and will hopefully never touch these types of pills...

  33. Effexor or Zoloft?
    ... stopped working doesn't mean the other will. For me, Lexapro stopped working after 9 months, but Paxil worked the...

  34. withdrawing from Lexapro
    ... hi i took lexapro to curb my mood swings while on prednisone,...but...

  35. Hello? Hello? Let me out of here!
    ... wished I'd gone for help sooner. I have been taxing Lexapro for 3 weeks to the day. Nothing is different--nothing ... the crazy anxiety, which I had high hopes for the Lexapro quelling, but it hasn't. Basically, when my children...

  36. Anyone like zoloft?
    ... of your experiences on this ad. So panicky because Lexapro stopped working and when I switched to cymbalta for...

  37. Efferox
    ... working. I've been on 6 antidepressants, and only one ( Lexapro ) has quit working on me. I've been on Effexor a year...

  38. How long does it take for Cymbalta to work?
    ... Was on Lexapro for about 1 1/2 years and it worked for a while and...

  39. Bone crushing tired...
    ... I've been taking Lexapro for 2 1/2 weeks, and I'm insanely tired. I have a...
    ... When i was on the lexapro , i became very tired. The heavy tiredness is one ... first i felt so much better but after a month or so on lexapro it became its own nightmare. I felt like i had been ... memory of day to day stuff while i was taking the lexapro , i started have bruses, and body acks. Also when ... and if you ever stop taking lexapro do NOT go cold turkey. Hurts really bad! Taper off...

  40. Decided NOT to seek help.
    ... side effects. I've tried quite a few.. Paxil, Celexa, LexaPro .. never had any problems. I never really had any side...

  41. Getting off of Celexa
    ... dittome, both neurontin and especially lexapro {related to celexa} give me fatigue. Have you considered...
    ... off of the Neurontin. How did you get off of the Lexapro and Neurontin? Did you have problems with sleeping...
    ... dittome, I weaned off the lexapro over two weeks, and had no withdrawal problems. I ... problems. I was pretty calm at this point, because the lexapro /neurontin combo helped me enormously in relieving ... I sure know what you mean about severe fatigue! On lexapro I barely had the energy to retrieve something across...

  42. whats your opinion on taking medication for depression?
    ... get any better. Finally, I gave in and started on Lexapro . It worked at first -- I was able to deal with my ... their toll -- sexual and weight gain, even though Lexapro claims it doesn't cause either. I have quit the Lexapro...
    ... stopped working. I went on a different medication.. LexaPro . It was basically Celexa, but a newer version so it...

  43. Effexor XR Withdrawal?????
    ... wrong. I got back on then...in fact I switched to Lexapro and I am waaaaaaay happier. You may need to go back...

  44. Wellbutrin XL comments?
    ... anxious to hear good and bad about this stuff. I was on Lexapro which made me crave sugar to where I couldn't stop...
    ... I had the same problem with Lexapro . I gained 35 pounds from the stuff. I'm now on 150mg...

  45. How do I switch ADs: Lexapro to Wellbutrin
    ... What a weird coincidence that I JUST switch from Lexapro to Wellbutrin XL about a month ago. Yes you do have ... to ween yourself off Lexapro first. For the first week of weening off Lexapro, ... you cut the Lexapro in half and take that, and then take one Wellbutrin ... that for the whole week. The next week, you cut the Lexapro into 4ths and take one of those everyday, and the ... 150 of Wellbutrin XL. After that, you stop the Lexapro all together and start taking a higher dose of Wellburtin ... also helping me with the weight I gained while on Lexapro . I've already lost 19 pounds :) Hope this helps!...
    ... I gained 35 pounds while on lexapro . I'm now on 150mg Wellbutrin and feel great. The ... lexapro really killed my sex drive and function. Good luck...

  46. tired feeling
    ... I take 10 mg of lexapro a day I sleep in to much does anyone know the right...
    ... I take 10 mg of lexapro a day I sleep in to much does anyone know the right ... about 2 nights a week, but I'm not sure if that's the Lexapro or not. When I took it in the morning, I felt groggy...

  47. SSRIs and the death of a spirit
    ... stuff I am experiencing. he suggested i switch to lexapro and it has been better. i have been on 4 diff SSRIs ... rather than this artificial kind i am experiencing with lexapro . before i may have been depressed but i built a business...
    ... stuff I am experiencing. he suggested i switch to lexapro and it has been better. i have been on 4 diff SSRIs ... rather than this artificial kind i am experiencing with lexapro . before i may have been depressed but i built a business...
    ... psychic energy being taken away. I first was put on Lexapro but it made me have no energry but at the same time...
    ... motivation on everything I tried: Zoloft, Paxil, Lexapro , and Effexor. I have to say that a combination of...

  48. I am a useless member of society
    ... psychic energy being taken away. I first was put on Lexapro but it made me have no energry but at the same time...

  49. Lexapro ~vs~ Insurance
    ... insurance has changed. Because of this, my dosage of Lexapro is being called into question by the insurance company...

  50. Bad headaches with effexor ER , starting Celexa
    ... if I remember right Clelexa is just a take off of Lexapro so may be the same thing. I'm on PaxilCR {removed...

  51. cymbalta
    ... anxiety and adhd. Have been on prozac, paxil, effexor, lexapro . All worked for a while and then timed out. My doc...
    ... anxiety and adhd. Have been on prozac, paxil, effexor, lexapro . All worked for a while and then timed out. My doc...

  52. In the meantime?
    ... enough, I was diagnosed and handed a prescription for Lexapro . I've been taking it for the two weeks and feel the ... can do to improve the quality of life until (if) the Lexapro kicks in? As you all know, this is no way to live ... but I have no energy, especially since starting the Lexapro . Just thinking about taking a walk makes me tired...
    ... HUGE mistake). What time of day do you take the Lexapro ?...

  53. Tears and Travails (My Epic Tale of Depression)
    ... much worse. I went to the doctor and am now taking Lexapro for depression and anxiety and Lorazapam for sleep...

  54. Lexapro users -questions
    ... on it for awhile, but this may help. I just started Lexapro two weeks ago and have experienced: fatigue, insomnia ... side effects are lessening as I continue to take the Lexapro , and I'm seeing the doctor later today to discuss...
    ... Hi, I took Lexapro and loved it for about 11 months, but, it suddenly...
    ... I've been on Lexapro for about 3 months. The first few weeks I felt jittery...
    ... I've been on Lexapro for about 3 months. The first few weeks I felt jittery...
    ... some. How long did it take before you noticed the Lexapro started working for depression? Did you take it for...

  55. I do not know what to do!?!
    ... doctor wants to put me on wellbutrin in addition to lexapro that I have been taking(I take lexapro once in a while...
    ... doctor wants to put me on wellbutrin in addition to lexapro that I have been taking(I take lexapro once in a while...

  56. ZOLOFT - Long Term Effects????
    ... those people who couldn't wait it out and ended up on Lexapro because of the intense anxiety/panic that occurred ... am hoping that eventually I'll be able to get off Lexapro and get my brain back to what it was before I went...
    ... those people who couldn't wait it out and ended up on Lexapro because of the intense anxiety/panic that occurred ... am hoping that eventually I'll be able to get off Lexapro and get my brain back to what it was before I went...

  57. Is there a med that doesnt make you tired?
    ... Been on Lexapro and Effexor, both made me tired. Wellbutrin made me...

  58. A depression story... share yours?
    ... Age 32 Last bad episode: August-September 2003 when Lexapro pooped out on me. Symptoms: Rage, panic, lethargy ... tried with good results: Desyrel (Trazadone), Paxil, Lexapro , Effexor. With bad results: Serzone, Welbutrin, and...

  59. Effexor and excessive night sweats
    ... have that side effect and took me off and put me on Lexapro which I love! I was on Effexor for over six months...

  60. Is there anyone around my age suffering too?
    ... different medications and treatments. right now i'm on lexapro and trazodone, but i've also been on zoloft and effexor...

  61. Lamictal?
    ... I've had really bad luck with antidepressants. Lexapro and Effexor made me suicidal. My doc has me on this...
    ... I've had really bad luck with antidepressants. Lexapro and Effexor made me suicidal. My doc has me on this ... FDA approved for seizures. Did you become manic on Lexapro or Effexor? Usually those seizure meds are used for...
    ... All I know is Lexapro and Effexor made me feel so horrible that I ended...

  62. Did You Experience Increased Anxiety on Paxil - How did you deal with it?
    ... Not one of them ever did me much good. In fact, Lexapro and Effexor made me suicidal to the point where I...

  63. Why do they have to judge?
    ... doc's diagnosis and what were you prescribed? I'm on Lexapro for depression and anxiety. 2 weeks. No change. I...

  64. this debilitating sorrow brings me to my knees
    ... psychiatrists before. I've been on a few anti-depressants. Lexapro then Zoloft. I couldn't handle the side effects. ...

  65. Just so down about everything
    ... rest of the time I'm just worried or sad. I do take Lexapro but it doesn't work nearly as well as it used to....
    ... lights are they and how do you use them? Oh, about the Lexapro , have you mentioned this to your doctor? Maybe you ... which is for depression and is safe to take with the Lexapro . There's also the possibility you might need a mood...

  66. How about celexa?
    ... celexa? A pharmacist told me it's the generic form of Lexapro . I just wanted to hear from anyone that has or had...
    ... pharmacist was wrong. Celexa was the precursor to Lexapro , but they aren't the same drug....

  67. Brain zaps???
    ... I started Lexapro 10 mg each day for anxiety in December. I recently...
    ... This is scary stuff. Ive been on lexapro for over a month and even though its been great so...

  68. Cymbalta (anti-depressant)...
    ... Cymbalta has been a life saver for me!!!! I had been on Lexapro for quite a long time but never felt any better. I...
    ... Cymbalta has been a life saver for me!!!! I had been on Lexapro for quite a long time but never felt any better. I...

  69. why doesn't anything seem to work for me ?:(
    ... what i would do!!!! That is when he discontinued my Lexapro , and i was started on Cymbalta. We were hoping that...

  70. ?? Paxil and frustrated
    ... I was on lexapro but my insurance company didn't want to cover it they...
    ... I was on lexapro but my insurance company didn't want to cover it they...

  71. Prozac and weight gain???? Help please!
    ... put me back on 20mg of fluoxetine. She wanted to try lexapro but I've read about major weight gain with it as well ... as sleepiness. She said lexapro has the least amount of side effects. What do you ... all think about lexapro ? Anyway, I'm going to give the fluoxeine a try for...

  72. depression meds
    ... start working? I have been taking a combination of Lexapro and Nortriptyline since October. I feel no different...

  73. Cymbalta great then crash
    ... i had this same thing happen last year while on lexapro .It was almost like some sort of a "breakthrough" type ... with my doc and we decided to raise the dosage of the lexapro from the ten mgs a day to twenty.i actually started...

  74. Lorazepam???? GOOD or BAD??
    ... concentrate on my work. I have tried both Zoloft and Lexapro but could not stand the side effects. My doctor...

  75. Hello from Texas
    ... appointment!! My primary care tried to treat me with lexapro and effexor, but side effects were too severe and...