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  1. Need advice fast! I am freaking out
    ... nightmares. Second, they put me on depakote, zyprexa, and lexapro to compensate. Another horrible experience. Felt like ... think I am experiencing the same thing now with the Lexapro . At first I felt real sick coming off it and then...

  2. Help! Depressed Husband
    ... acknowledged and by far the worse. He was taking Lexapro 10mg, but was increased to 20mg last week. He is also...

  3. anyone taking nortriptyline (pamelor) ???
    ... 4 days so far.. and i had just stopped taking my lexapro so my moods are worse but thats withdraws from the...
    ... difference within the first week. If youre withdrawing from lexapro maybe you need to continue weaning off the drug. You ... can take lexapro and pamelar at the same time (I am). Lexapro and Celexa...
    ... just not sure about that.. i was taking 20 mg of lexapro and the dr. said take 1/2 pill every other night for ... a week, hmmm well i did.. how long where u on lexapro and how r u winging ur self off???? the dr. i usually...
    ... bloodstream for it to be effective. Im back on Lexapro now again so i am not weaning off but when i did i...
    ... thnks for the reply, can i ask why u have to take lexapro with the pamelar ????? i will have to call that...
    ... hi Julie, I take the lexapro with pamelar because i have treatment resistant depression ... feeling worse. I think ive decided to give up on the lexapro and the pamelar. Im gonna start weaning myself off...

  4. THAT'S IT ! No more Lexapro for me
    ... sorry to hear that you are not doing well with the Lexapro , however I am have been on Lexapro for 5 weeks now...
    ... I threw the box away. Weeks later I am trying Lexapro 10mg tabs. The doctor told me to take half a tab...
    ... I had horrible reactions to lexapro . My very first anti-d over 7 years ago was a tricyclic...

  5. Belizabeenerodmer
    ... as opposed to 4, and she's starting me on 10mg of lexapro and also trazodone to help me sleep. i've become a...

  6. Depression and Fatigue?
    ... says helps some of his patients with the tiredness ( Lexapro didn't help me, made me more tired). Maybe we'll...

  7. switch from lezapro to serzone
    ... I took my last lexapro 2 weeks ago, slowly over time. I went back on serzone ... times) and never experienced this. Is it the ghost of lexapro (I took 10 mg for a year) or is it just the serzone ... mixing with the lexapro still in my system? Thanks, all....

  8. Zoloft?
    ... prescribes it. I have been on prozac, celexa, paxil, and lexapro - through my psychiatrist - it has taken forever to...
    ... hangs over me all the time. I began taking 40mg of Lexapro and 150mg of Wellbutrin. That has helped me a lot...
    ... hangs over me all the time. I began taking 40mg of Lexapro and 150mg of Wellbutrin. That has helped me a lot...
    ... again due to depression/anxiety, my doctor recommended Lexapro which has the least side effects than most antidepressants ... If you try any medicine at all I would go with the Lexapro as it seems to have good reviews and less side effects...

  9. Celexa side effects
    ... Sex drive down but alive! I switched to tne newer Lexapro overnight with no problems.Lexapro has less side effects...
    ... I am coming off the lexapro . On it I had dizziness, stomach aches, muscle tremors...

  10. People on anti depressant med/anti anxiety
    ... over the years (Zoloft, Wellbutrin, Prozac, Paxil, Lexapro and Effexor) and none of them made me gain weight...

  11. Paxil CR or Lexapro?
    ... Well personally for me I take Lexapro 20mg and it has done wonders for me. I really dont ... it. So I didnt really take that. But IMO I think Lexapro is great. If you do decide to take Lex have the doc ... him up the dose to 20mg. I personally think that Lexapro is Great! ...
    ... Lexapro is better than Paxil or Effexor for me too. It has ... curtains in my house this past week! Before stating Lexapro it seemed like an overwhelming chore. I have lost ... three pounds on Lexapro . Paxil can usually cause weight gain and it made ... calmer, more energetic person these days, thanks to Lexapro . :) MistyMisty...
    ... Everyone here confirmed my idea about lexapro . Every medicine works different with people so I dont...
    ... choice between those two drugs, I would go for the Lexapro because it tends to have fewer side effects than Paxil...
    ... I started the lexapro three days ago. The only effect seems to be increased...
    ... I started the lexapro three days ago. The only effect seems to be increased ... decided to try something else and have been recommended lexapro . I'm going to see my GP tommorrow. Is it still increasing...
    ... Does lexapro make you tired like Paxil does when you first start ... yesterday. now I'm reading the posts and I'm reading lexapro is better. I'm seriously going to look into this medication...

  12. Lexapro and nightmares anyone?? help please
    ... I went from no meds to 10MG lexapro and no wellbutrn XL 6 months ago to 20MG lexapro and ... stopped dreaming at all until I started taking 20MG lexapro . I also have nightmares and there are times my wife ... thinks I might hit her in my sleep. I was taking the lexapro at bed time and started taking it about 6PM. The nightmares...
    ... I went from no meds to 10MG lexapro and no wellbutrn XL 6 months ago to 20MG lexapro and ... stopped dreaming at all until I started taking 20MG lexapro . I also have nightmares and there are times my wife ... thinks I might hit her in my sleep. I was taking the lexapro at bed time and started taking it about 6PM. The nightmares...
    ... I take my Lexapro in the am. I also take two 0.5 xanex to get to sleep ... problems. subconsious if you will. I would try your lexapro in the am and see if that helps. If it doesn't then...
    ... Both Effexor and Lexapro give me very vivid dreams when I first start taking...
    ... been on lexapro 20mg for a week now ( upped from 10mg ) - last night...
    ... been on lexapro 20mg for a week now ( upped from 10mg ) - last night ... a good one :) I havent really thought about if Lexapro has given me nightmares or not, ive had a couple bad...
    ... I take 20mg of lexapro in the am, and boy are my dreams wacko and vivid!...
    ... I've on my 2nd week of taking 10 mg. of lexapro and the first week I had weird dreams! One was about ... know it ofcourse, but I don't know if it's from the lexapro or just all the stress here!...
    ... I definitly have the strangest dreams being on lexapro ....
    ... I quit taking Lexapro but have had some dandy dreams (horrifying and bizarre...
    ... that i actually remember when i wake up. i'm on 15mg lexapro now but i've also been on zoloft and effexor. i also...

  13. What do I do now
    ... Man i'm running out of ideas. I tried Lexapro and felt like it helped for a bit after the side affects...

  14. My name's Erin, and I'm depressed.
    ... problems. That kind of stuff. He prescribed me lexapro . I was taken aback. (Denial.) I've been dealing with ... behavior is so not me. Anyone have luck with the lexapro ? Erin :D...
    ... taken any anxiety medication since. Be advised that Lexapro can cause weight gain. A balanced diet and exercise...
    ... that I'm doing, but it just wasn't enough, hence the lexapro . Today has been a couple months coming, and was the...
    ... on the weight loss. Simple fact is that SSRis like Lexapro could put this accomplishment in jeopardy. --Kj...
    ... now. My doctor wanted to revise this in light of the lexapro , even though he thinks I should take it. Aside from...

  15. does lexapro cause weight gain?
    ... HI, Well this is round 2 with Lexapro , I took it for about 4 months I had no side effects ... stomach, and jittery..lol. Anyway I am hoping that Lexapro still works for me this time...we have tried just...
    ... I've recently had Lexapro added to my mix of meds. I had gained some weight ... this will continue... so my vote for now is that the Lexapro isn't causing weight gain....
    ... I have been on lexapro for over a year. I began at 5 mg. and now on 15 mg...
    ... s about it. I've tried lots of different meds and Lexapro seems to have the least amount of side effects for...
    ... that you are female and have NOT gained any weight on Lexapro :) !!! I hope I am the same way. So far I can't...
    ... a good 4-6 weeks to really notice the benefits of lexapro . They say that some can feel a difference in two...
    ... I started on 10 mg Lexapro for 3 weeks, then went to 20 mg for the past two weeks ... gained some weight on it. So far I am happy with the Lexapro and the only real side effect was a slight headache ... relieved. Now I don't get the headaches and I take the Lexapro in the morning. It has really helped my anxiety symptoms...
    ... weeks....I stayed at pretty much the same weight on lexapro . hope it works, but be careful......
    ... Well it has officially been 1 week on the Lexapro and I love it so far. I have had no side effects...
    ... with very little weight gain. Recently switched to Lexapro , 20mg. With no change in my eating or workout habits ... I packed on 25 lbs in 3 months. So, I stopped the Lexapro , cold turkey, 4 days ago. I'm feeling funky but I...
    ... I take Lexapro and have for over a year. I have not gained any weight ... lbs and I was on zoloft and gained about the same. Lexapro and Celexa have been the best. So far, no weight ... As long as I'm not in a stressed out binge phase, Lexapro has been the best thing I've taken. Hope it helps...
    ... vacation in Oct. but that weight gain was not from the Lexapro , I was on no meds before trying Lex again.. Spirits...
    ... hi, i didnt gain weight on lexapro , but i did loose some..........
    ... I was on lexapro and gained about 40lbs. changed to wellbutrinXL and...
    ... Does Wellburtinxl Work As Good As Lexapro For You?i Have Been On Lexapro For 2 Months And Love...
    ... My daughter is also experiencing the struggle with Lexapro and weight gain. She has panic attacks/depression ... the depression, but it didn't help with panic, so Lexapro was added. In 4 months she has gained 35 pounds despite...
    ... I have been on Lexapro 10 mg and 20 mg at another time and I noticed NO weight...
    ... Yes, I think Lexapro puts weight on you and my therapist said so as well...
    ... I have been on Lexapro , for 3 years....and yes, I have gained weight. A...
    ... I was on Lexapro for over 3 months, and lost about 20 lbs. However...
    ... Has anyone been on Celexa as well as Lexapro? I like Lexapro , but Celexa has a generic so it is much less expensive ... I am concerned that it may not work as well as Lexapro though. Any feedback is appreciated. Thank you...
    ... I have been on Lexapro for over a year now and I am now weaning off of it ... weight gain! I have gained over 20 pounds on the Lexapro and I didn't have the energy to even get up and go ... and exercise and I still gained over 20 pounds on Lexapro . My advice if you dont want to gain weight: Try Prozac...
    ... read that Celexa is practically the same medicine as Lexapro ....
    ... I was on lexapro for about a year. I had no weight gain but I'm not...

  16. Is is still withdrawals or am I messed up. Help!
    ... the hospital they had me on depakote, zyprexa, and lexapro . Well, I HATED being on these meds. They just made ... was difficult for about a week. I am on day 16 of Lexapro withdrawal. I have had the bouts of flu-like symptoms...
    ... withdrawal. I am in the middle of trying to come off lexapro and wellbutrin myself. Some people just try and muddle ... what to do about it. For me, the answer was to get lexapro in a liquid form and taper more slowly. I am working...
    ... the hospital they had me on depakote, zyprexa, and lexapro . Well, I HATED being on these meds. They just made ... was difficult for about a week. I am on day 16 of Lexapro withdrawal. I have had the bouts of flu-like symptoms...
    ... things--but I am a really "hormonal" person, and the lexapro seems to have left my body super-sensitive to a lot...
    ... I have NEVER thought of suicide until I was on the lexapro . Sometimes during treatment...but especially when...
    ... time. :) I don't know what the lowest dose of Lexapro is ... 10mg? ... so it would figure that you need...
    ... coincidentally, also the amount of time I spent on lexapro :) ). I feel alone, and i spent the morning crying...
    ... am very lucky. So...I am totally off the lexapro now! :) Let the games begin!!! Some stomache cramping ... Wellbutrin. It hasn't given me as much trouble as the lexapro ( I think) but I just want my body back..... ...
    ... the longest, no problem. Not this time. The lexapro initially made me feel well enough to start dealing ... else, I let him talk me into ADDING MORE DRUGS!!!! Lexapro , Trazadone, Wellbutrin XR. I was a walking drug advertisem ... enough to come off. I had started to feel like the lexapro was actually MAKING me depressed. Hard to explain ... example of withdrawal. You can clearly see it is the lexapro that is the problem. The medication initially ... we are here! P.S. Second week totally off the lexapro and holding steady through the waves, gals! (YEAH...
    ... ladies...I have gotten through two whole weeks off the lexapro . Some headaches, but the akathasia and head zaps...
    ... tense. I'm on the 37.5 and she's changing me over to Lexapro so I'm starting out slow with that one. I know Kimba ... me than the depression. So that's a no go. At least Lexapro is available in the liquid form so if I need to go...
    ... I took Lexapro and it only made me WORSE!!! I HATE IT!!! But the...
    ... not so great right now. I'm doing really good on the Lexapro but they finally took me off of the Effexor after...

  17. How Do You Live Life Without Meds??!!
    ... For my wife who is on CELEXA 40mg and me who is on LEXAPRO 20mg the goods are the ability to function normally ... bring on the ADs. My wife even calls the CELEXA and LEXAPRO our "Brain vitamins." Acceptance of our medications...
    ... class citizen again because I happen to love what LEXAPRO does for me. My wife feels the same about her CELEXA...
    ... back aboard. My life is sssoooo much better with LEXAPRO and I hope yours is more better soon. More better ... ? To close, yeah before I started taking LEXAPRO after my wife had been on CELEXA some years I was ... website, which person you talk to or read the CELEXA/ LEXAPRO /AD is either a great good which does no real lasting ... life. I cannot go back to the person I was before LEXAPRO . I do not even think I like that person much anymore...
    ... now. Well I was put on the "new" CELEXA, that is, LEXAPRO 10mg and it was later bumped up to 20mg. That is ... my maintenance dose. CELEXA- LEXAPRO ? See, GOD has a great sense of humor!! I go from...
    ... was on CELEXA almost four years before I started the LEXAPRO in April. Now it has been over four years for her...
    ... crystal clear sense to me. In a negative sense, the LEXAPRO helps me control my temper. Pre-AD, (umm, all my...

  18. What Was I Thinking?!
    ... thread. I am not your doctor, but someone who was on lexapro longterm. And I really got screwed up trying to come...
    ... to hear what happened to you. Also, I think that Lexapro and Celexa and very similar, but that Lexapro is a...
    ... maybe sometime it could help).... I have been on lexapro for a couple of years. I started having trouble last ... But totally manageable. Until I was totally off the lexapro . The first couple of weeks, all I could do was lay ... for a whole month. I took 1 ten milligram pill of lexapro , and within an hour I felt TOTALLY normal. There ... convince him to call in a prescription for liquid lexapro . I am now down to 2 mgs. a day of the lexapro. And...

  19. Wellbutrin Generic - Does it cause Weight Gain?
    ... Oh God, PLEASE DON'T TELL ME THIS! I just got off Lexapro for weight gain and have switched to Wellb. SR generic...
    ... Oh God, PLEASE DON'T TELL ME THIS! I just got off Lexapro for weight gain and have switched to Wellb. SR generic...
    ... I am on 20mg of lexapro since May of 2004 and have gained 30+ pounds! (plus ... to ask for Wellbutrin -non generic. The makers of Lexapro should be tied up and be force fed cornstarch for...

  20. Desperately Depressed and Alone
    ... seroquel, prozac,effexor, ablify, neurontin, wellbutrin, lexapro and i'm sure i'm missing quite a few. So Ihave been...

  21. Anyone have luck with Lexapro and how long did it take before you started felt better
    ... I hated lexapro , I'll never take it again, althought I cant remember...
    ... made by the same company. 6 months ago I switched to Lexapro because the doctor said it is a little cleaner of...
    ... HI, i actually took Lexapro an di think it did wonders on me. It actually depends...

  22. Effexor withdrawal and head zaps
    ... yourself lucky. I had that and so much more coming off lexapro ....

  23. Lexapro/Digestive problems
    ... HI. Have been on Lexapro for a couple of months now, and am noticing some digestive...
    ... that Myself and my Mom both tried celexa and then lexapro with the same side effects. I have irritable bowel...
    ... I had horrible reflux and cramps with lexapro . I was normally problem free but had to start using...
    ... I had bad flu like symptoms from day one on lexapro & they didn't get better....

  24. HELP!!! Horrid lexapro withdrawls!!
    ... I was taking lexapro then I stopped taking it and I threw up for like 2...
    ... t work for me either. Try getting liquid form of lexapro and starting at five till you regain you sanity ...

  25. Lexapro Sexual Side Effects
    ... important than my sex life, and that is why I've stayed on Lexapro for now. I'm on 10 mg, and that is no longer working ... weight. That is another reason I've stuck with the Lexapro . No weight gain. I wish you the best. Hope your...
    ... i am a male and i was taking Lexapro for about 2 weeks 10mg of it. i had to get off of...

  26. Antidepressants in pregnancy? Inparticular Lexapro?
    ... myself but after reading your post, I did a search on lexapro and pregnancy. It's very clear that you shouldn't...
    ... deformities or miscarraige. I have heard though that Lexapro is not a good choice for pregnancy. I was told that...

  27. 1/2 cup of flaxmeal replaces 10mg of lexapro for depression and anxiety
    ... meal and flax oil. I have been cold turkey off of lexapro for a month now and next time I go to the store I...

  28. To Uk depression sufferers
    ... meats and a few others. I have taken prozac and lexapro . Prozac worked at first but then it became less affective ... . The lexapro worked great until the side effects came along. ...

  29. Lexapro dosage...
    ... the standard dosage for lexapro is 10 mg. most of the people i know who are on it ... but that is in rare cases. good luck with the lexapro . i have been on it for a little over 2 months and...
    ... I have been on Lexapro sinse Dec and I think it is great! Started out on...
    ... I've been on Lexapro for a year or 2. I started off at 10 mg, and then...

  30. Allergies and Depression
    ... interests me, as I don't want to take an SSRI (I tried Lexapro for 3 days, couldn't tolerate the stomach side effects...

  31. lexapro side effects
    ... interesting....I haven't had any side effects from Lexapro .......
    ... interesting....I haven't had any side effects from Lexapro .... Some people do fine on it, but others have ... had problems with lexapro . Just like any AD, some work for some & not for others...
    ... interesting....I haven't had any side effects from Lexapro .... I was taking it before I found out I was pregnant...
    ... does anyone else have weight gain problems with lexapro ? I've been taking 20 mg for about a year and i cant...

  32. depressed- does medication really help?
    ... Cat68, Lexapro did wonders for me!...

  33. Lexapro withdrawal symptoms?
    ... I've been taking 5 mgs. of Lexapro for a little over a month. I've recently cut down ... expect (if any) when I stop taking it? I take Lexapro to control my "worrying", but I've gained 10 lbs. ... recently, and I really believe it's because of Lexapro . I want to stop taking it, but I'm scared of the ... effects. Thanks~ M I was taking 20 mg of Lexapro before but as soon as I found out I was pregnant I...
    ... t taken it very long, you won't have any problems. Lexapro is generally not as bad as some of the others as far...
    ... I have been on Lexapro 10mg for about 6mos and then suddenly stopped taken...
    ... have trouble, go back to the 5mgs, and get liquid lexapro ...cut by 1mg every 1 or 2 weeksw depending on how...

  34. Question about Zoloft
    ... Paxil before. And right before I got pregnant I was on Lexapro which seemed ok....

  35. Lexapro Questions
    ... I was on Celexa once and then they switched me to Lexapro . I think I take 20 mg of the Lexapro. I think you ... miserable. I don't have trouble sleeping at all on Lexapro , in fact, I sleep so much I'm on Wellbutrin XL to...
    ... depressants for 2 years; first Celexa and then switched to Lexapro . I am currently taking 10 mg of Lexapro. Is this something ... depression come back? Also, does anyone else on Lexapro have trouble sleeping? I have so much trouble sleeping ... , but I don't know if it is related to the Lexapro or not. Thanks so much! I am new here - I am excited ... to be able to get some of my Lexapro questions answered. :) I have never taken Lexapro...
    ... I think I will be a lifer on the Lexapro . I think my brain chemistry was always a little off...
    ... I took Lexapro for nearly 7 months and i had trouble sleeping after ... the first 3 months. when I went off of Lexapro all i wanted to do was sleep til after I got use to ... meditation. except for the nasty withdrawal from the lexapro still lurking in my system I feel better than ever...
    ... I think I will be a lifer on the Lexapro . I think my brain chemistry was always a little off...

  36. weight gain during withdrawl?
    ... gained 5 pounds in the 3 weeks i have been off of Lexapro has anyone els had this problem? I havent been eating...

  37. i need some advice
    ... thing in your post: Did you actually get sick from the Lexapro , or were you having morning sickness at the time that ... medication and you somehow paired being sick and taking Lexapro together? Please don't mistake this for rudeness, ... :) . If you did actually get sick from the Lexapro , I would suggest that you tell your doctor about this ... instead. It may just be that you need to take the Lexapro with food. Regardless, there are a variety of antidepressan...
    ... My experience with lexapro was horrible, I had every side effect listed, but ... effects from almost all of them. I know there are lexapro success stories here, if lexapro doesn't work for...

  38. Wellbutrin XL experiences
    ... feeling anxious, and my Dr. had wanted me to take Lexapro with the Wellbutrin...because the Wellbutrin is for ... depression and the Lexapro is supposed to be for anxiety. I wondered why they...

  39. New to boards-just prescribed Lexipro
    ... after taking meds. My psychiatrist presribed 5 mg of Lexapro for the next two weeks, I took my second dose today ... Wellbutrin XL if I need it. But for now its just the Lexapro . Has anyone taken Lexapro together with Wellbutrin...
    ... after taking meds. My psychiatrist presribed 5 mg of Lexapro for the next two weeks, I took my second dose today ... Wellbutrin XL if I need it. But for now its just the Lexapro . Has anyone taken Lexapro together with Wellbutrin...

  40. Has anyone tried a natural way to
    ... felt so much better that i stopped taking 10mg of Lexapro . I've been off thirty days now and i feel excellent ... . I was also taking the Lexapro for an anxiety disorder. No anxiety in last thirty ... for over ten years] and then I decided to stop the Lexapro . I also seriously reduced my asthma and allergy meds ... doing a lot of aerobic exercise, I did still need the Lexapro ....

  41. Are there antidepressants that don't cause weight gain?
    ... also gave me hives and a lot of anger. I've tried Lexapro , Effexor, and Zoloft before with horrible results...
    ... also gave me hives and a lot of anger. I've tried Lexapro , Effexor, and Zoloft before with horrible results...

  42. IS ANYONE ON 300mg. OF WELLBUTRIN AND STILL HAS A LOSS OF APPETITE?
    ... think raising the Wellbutrin may help. I loved Lexapro , but went off of it because of the huge weight gain...

  43. HELP! Going through Effexor withdrawl and feel like I am going crazy....
    ... my doctor wants to put me on a new antidepressant ( lexapro ) to lessen the effexor withdrawl but then he wants...

  44. alternatives to meds
    ... Wellbutrin, Lexapro , Effexor, Depakote, Seroquel, and now she wants to...

  45. What the heck do I do?
    ... me some anti-inflammatory drugs, muscle relaxer and lexapro . Now here is where I am really worring. I have to...

  46. Lexapro Withdrawal, Can Someone Add Please
    ... jditella, how did you come off the lexapro ? Did you quit cold turkey, or taper? How slow was...

  47. Lexapro/Depression
    ... antidepressants and shouldn't be mixed, but what about Lexapro ? I'm definitely going to talk to the pharmacist if...
    ... antidepressants and shouldn't be mixed, but what about Lexapro ? I'm definitely going to talk to the pharmacist if...
    ... could up the dosage of that instead of you starting on lexapro . Amtrip is a tricyclic anti-d, where lexapro is an ... when it quit working after 7 years, they put me on lexapro . I had horrible side effects from it & from other...
    ... currently not on an AD, I did take my allergy meds and Lexapro simultaneously for 3 days. I read the drug interaction ... precautions before taking Lexapro and did not see anything about allergy meds (Claritin...
    ... could up the dosage of that instead of you starting on lexapro . Yeap, he knows. He said that he could up the...

  48. Maoi Info
    ... info on MAOI's period... I've been considering taking Lexapro , but am a little hesitant since I already am on (50 ... little booklet though, says not to mix MAOI's and Lexapro at all. I'm also trying to learn more about Elavil...

  49. Could Fish oil be BAD?
    ... the 1/2 cup level I felt so good I stopped taking Lexapro . That was about forty days ago. I have felt no effect ... from stopping Lexapro . I didn't consult my internist or psychiatrist about ... independent sort for better or worse. I have not missed the Lexapro at all. I feel better than I have in years. I did...
    ... ok for me so far), and 1 B complex. I take 20 mg of lexapro at night. I drink a ton of water and am trying to...

  50. anyone else had this
    ... I was on lexapro for about a year...I stopped taking it a couple days...
    ... I do not recomend stopping the Lexapro cold turkey. I did and the side effects where bad...

  51. Lexapro,Wellbutrin together for sexual dysfunction
    ... Anyone add wellbutrin to Lexapro for sexual dysfunction? Namely loss of desire....
    ... Have not been on Welbutran but when i was on lexapro my sex drive went to negative zero degrees. Bastila...
    ... I am also on Lexapro 20mg and sex drive is Bye Bye. ...

  52. Hi - I'm new to the board - just started taking Lexapro
    ... myself completely from Celexa, which is very similar to Lexapro . I was on it for four years and it literally saved...
    ... for you to try the medication... I have never taking Lexapro , however, I took Celexa, apparently they are very ... ANTI everything :D Depression & Anixety... So if the Lexapro doesn't work, don't fear, there are PLENTY of other...
    ... D Thanks for the welcome. :) After trying Lexapro (5 mg) for 3 days, I'm now taking a break from it...
    ... D Thanks for the welcome. :) After trying Lexapro (5 mg) for 3 days, I'm now taking a break from it...
    ... Hi there!!! I have been on Lexapro for about 2 months for anxiety and panic attacks, ... and not the actual med. I was petrified to take Lexapro , b/c I had tried Paxil, and had a very bad experience ... And, I have also heard from others who have been on Lexapro and Celexa that even though they are almost the same ... they experienced on Celexa were worse than those on Lexapro . But, everyone does react differently. I would however ... give Lexapro a fair shot of more than 3 days before switching to...
    ... relating to the antidepressants, so when I took the Lexapro , it really exacerbated these problems (I did take...
    ... Just to warn you, not everyone does well on lexapro . I had every side effect listed, nausea, stomach ... GERD), restlessness, headache & fever & chills from lexapro . I cannot tolerate the ssri's. Lexapro is an ssri...
    ... likely I am to try another one. I've been off the Lexapro for a couple of days (and I was only on it for 3 ...
    ... but I think it was because I was nervous to take Lexapro . After that, I can say that it has helped me tremendously ... months. I'm not sure why you would be put on Celexa-- Lexapro is supposed to be the new and improved Celexa, or...
    ... suggested I give Celexa a try. He acknowledges that Lexapro is the more advanced form of the drug, however....
    ... and the drug interactions. I know I only gave the Lexapro 3 days, but it aggravated my stomach problems to the...
    ... after a few weeks. I do know that I had to take my lexapro with a meal to prevent stomach trouble (not easy when ... You talked about celexa elixir...were you aware the lexapro comes in liquid form also? That said, lexapro was...
    ... my stomach is tolerating it. I didn't realize that Lexapro comes in a liquid. Are you certain about that? In...
    ... I just started Lexapro ! But I already hate it, all I wanna do is sleep....
    ... so much at this point. And yes--I am positive that lexapro comes in a liquid form. I am taking it currently...
    ... therapeutic dose). Best of luck getting off of the Lexapro . I hope you find something else that helps you....
    ... going... skydancer...how are you doing on the lexapro ? Any side effects? If you have questions, fire away...

  53. To introduce myself
    ... with seizures a few years ago. I was currently on Lexapro and liked it, till I peaked out, and they could not...

  54. Hello I'm New Here
    ... diagnosed with depression for over a year now. I take Lexapro for my mood. I was doing well for a while. But now...
    ... Lexapro may not be the right med for you. Tell your pdoc how...
    ... [QUOTE=lori j] Lexapro may not be the right med for you. Tell your pdoc how...
    ... check my medication. I have been put on Wellsbutrin, Lexapro , and Seroquel. I will see him again in 2 weeks....

  55. Introduce yourself here
    ... more than i could handle. 2 months ago i was put on lexapro and about 3 weeks ago my dose was upped. next time...

  56. Sexual Confusion
    ... depression does. I still have the same kind of problem with lexapro not being able to cum easily but that's more of a...

  57. How long has your Effexor withdrawl lasted?
    ... it. (I also posted about my Dr wanting me to start Lexapro now, if anyone has any opinions on the medication...
    ... waiting to see how it will effect me. He wants me on Lexapro , says it will lessen the effexor withdrawl, but I ... outcome on antidepressants I would say, Ok, Lets try the Lexapro but Effexor and Prozac (es. Effexor) has such negative...

  58. Should I take Lexapro?? I had a terrible Effexor Experience, now am scared....
    ... think Exeffor or whatever is a MAOI or something while Lexapro is a SSRI... Totally different type of med... ...
    ... My main reason for not wanting to take Lexapro is that not matter what antidepressant I have been...
    ... wanted to be getting better for that. I read about lexapro and asked him about it. He had sample packs it had ... 7 months on life is good and that's partly due to lexapro but also a few good self help books a really supportive...
    ... My main reason for not wanting to take Lexapro is that not matter what antidepressant I have been...
    ... but then..it stopped working, it was then I tried Lexapro , I really must say it did help, unfortunatly it got ... cannot tolerate that. So I now want to go back to Lexapro , but have fears of adverse reactions now that I have ... had absolutly no side effects what so ever from the Lexapro .. Don't know if I was any help, but I know how you...

  59. hi, i'm new...
    ... it's become almost unmanageable lately. I was on Lexapro since my diagnosis, but have just changed to Effexor ... improvement (over the absolutely NO improvement on Lexapro ). Living practically on my own so far from home is ... myself to do anything. I sleep alot (less then on Lexapro ). Sometimes I am exhausted and can't function and...
    ... Sarah, I experienced a similar situation. Lexapro was ineffective, I felt (though I have to admit that...
    ... during my regular physical, and my doctor suggested Lexapro . I'm 22 years old, and recently graduated college ... of several people, like you, who had no luck with Lexapro or had bad effects from it. So, I'm kinda afraid,...

  60. Newbie...just started Lexapro today
    ... the regular dosage. Do you know if it is ok to cut Lexapro pills in half? Are they time released? Thanks...
    ... hi. welcome to the boards. there is a thread, Lexapro Pals, you should visit. we are great peoples :) ... i've been on lexapro for almost 2 months. i started out with 10 mg a day ... like i said stick with it and come join us on the lexapro beach (lexapro pals) take care, happypenguin01...

  61. absolutely broken and hopeless
    ... know that I am depression-prone - however, I am on Lexapro and Wellbutrin, and it's only when I start thinking...

  62. Effexor and blood pressure/pulse
    ... Wellbutrin (alone), Prozac, Effexor (alone), and Lexapro without finding something that helped - so my doctor...

  63. Anti-Depressants Warning?
    ... your replys. I am currently thinking about taking Lexapro 20mg. About 3-4 months ago, I was on 10mg of Lexapro...
    ... your replys. I am currently thinking about taking Lexapro 20mg. About 3-4 months ago, I was on 10mg of Lexapro...

  64. Is Effexor an MAO Inhibitor?
    ... drugs that are called SSRI (Prozac, Paxil, Celexa, Lexapro , Zoloft, and Luvox) are supposed to affect serotonin...

  65. LEXAPRO Withdrawal - How to relieve it
    ... Wow, that sucks. I'm sorry. It seems like the Lexapro withdrawal would be gone by now, but I guess it varies...
    ... wow i am going thru the same thing. i stopped taking lexapro on thursday...i have been feeling horrible since. ... dizziness, fatigue. so i started taking half of my lexapro today...i have never had these problems with any onther...

  66. Not sure if I really need these meds or not
    ... has since been ruled out) and anxiety. I was put on Lexapro 10mg about 5 weeks ago, and while it seems to have ... prescribed Wellbutrin 300mg - she wants me to continue the Lexapro for the next 2 weeks along with the Wellbutrin, then ... been reading about side effects of Wellbutrin and Lexapro withdrawal and am getting a little leery of it all...
    ... has since been ruled out) and anxiety. I was put on Lexapro 10mg about 5 weeks ago, and while it seems to have ... prescribed Wellbutrin 300mg - she wants me to continue the Lexapro for the next 2 weeks along with the Wellbutrin, then ... been reading about side effects of Wellbutrin and Lexapro withdrawal and am getting a little leery of it all...
    ... too great. All I can tell you are my experiences. Lexapro knocked me out. Wellbutrin I find to be very helpful...
    ... difference in my anxiety levels since beginning the Lexapro , so that's a plus; now I just have to see what the...
    ... difference in my anxiety levels since beginning the Lexapro , so that's a plus; now I just have to see what the...

  67. SSRI's to Natural Substances
    ... medication and switching to natural Remodies. Iv been on Lexapro 20mg for about 4 months, and prior to that zoloft ... depressed as i was years ago. Well i titrated my lexapro down from 20 to 10 to 5mg over 1 month span. I now...

  68. why won't it stop?
    ... Thicky i am on lexapro , i was upped to 20 mg last weds. and i started seeing...
    ... Thicky i am on lexapro , i was upped to 20 mg last weds. and i started seeing ... START working fully... I was on Celexa (similar to Lexapro ) for 3+ years when finally doctor #5 suggested that...

  69. Bummer...
    ... mikey - a similar thing happened to me. i'm on lexapro , and i felt great after about 2 weeks. this lasted...

  70. Effexor......
    ... doing much either. I started on Paxil to Effexor then Lexapro and now Zoloft. It was hard to find anyone that could ... understand the "brain zaps" Lexapro made me speedy, Paxil is the devil and Effexor didn...

  71. can someone explain why drinking is bad?
    ... meds. I stopped drinking around the time I started Lexapro , and kept dry for 8 weeks. The weekend I drank I...
    ... meds. I stopped drinking around the time I started Lexapro , and kept dry for 8 weeks. The weekend I drank I ... more than a few. I learned my lesson. i'm on lexapro and my doctor said that having a drink or two was ... weekend, but there was no shown connection between lexapro and alcohol poisening. i did drink one time and was...

  72. how can i convince my doctor?
    ... years and it was heck coming off of it. I swithced to Lexapro and quit that, but after 6 months I just started taking ... Lexapro again. Talk to your doc, but the best way to quit...

  73. Thought I was doing ok :s
    ... will have some suggestions for me. I've been on Lexapro for about 7 months now! (wow didn't realise that till...

  74. Lexapro, Klonopin is it necessary?
    ... say I shouldn't have any withdrawal effects from the lexapro or the klonopin. At first she wanted me to just go...

  75. Trying to stop effexor....HELP!
    ... E? Just out of curiosity, if i switch over to lexapro or something else other than Effexor while i'm trying...