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Multiple Sclerosis board

  1. new to this board with MS
    ... were. Some days I feel real sorry for myself. I am on lexapro for depression. Recently I had started to have...

  2. The nature of MS depression (long post)
    ... neurologist (who is knew and whom I love) put me on Lexapro towards the end of the flare-up and said it would ... psychiatrist and social worker. Sure enough, the Lexapro started working about 4 weeks later and I found myself...

  3. please help
    ... "chemically induced" depression. I tried one AD ( Lexapro ) and it made me feel "flat", told my neuro and switched...

  4. finger and toe pain
    ... now on Medicaid. Besides the incredible fatigue(on lexapro for anxiety since that is what they said it was at...
    ... Do you think the lexapro is what is causing the incredible fatigue? I am also ... on lexapro and extremely fatigued but I just thought it was due ... the MS and the summer. I may try and stop taking lexapro for a minute and see if the fatigue goes away. ...
    ... I had the fatigue before I was put on lexapro . I was taking lunesta(cut downto 1/2 a pill and now...
    ... I guess I need to stay on the lexapro for anxiety that was troubling me and just deal with...

  5. HELP!!! HELP!!! - Scared
    ... depressed, anxious, and very sleep deprived! I went on Lexapro for the depression and anxiety (which took about 4 ... of Neurontin and Baclofen each once a day and the Lexapro (which has helped me to work up the courage to do...

  6. Healthy diet??
    ... I think part of it was due to depression. I am on Lexapro now, feeling much better and have started dropping...

  7. whats best for sleep
    ... colesteral/some strange anti bodi//got rx for vit d lexapro and viagra no pain med or mustle relax/any sugg/...

  8. insomnia---sleepless at the seashore
    ... could be adding to the insomnia--- I just started Lexapro for it, but it doesn't really kick in for a couple...

  9. In tears-
    ... t think the steroids have helped. I just started Lexapro for depression so I'm hoping for the best. I hate...

  10. Is this normal?
    ... diabetes. I saw a dr. and she put me on a low dose of lexapro . I continue to take it as I told my internist that ... was horrible. I am doing better now and I feel the lexapro is working. I was dx's with ms almost 3 1/2 years...

  11. Love my neuro...
    ... Effexor, am hoping it is less like a lobotomy than the Lexapro was for me! I bragged on my "family" here on the...
    ... the distance. I hope Effexor works for you,I was on Lexapro and it gave me the heevy-geevies.I tried Effexor and...

  12. Anti-depressents
    ... My neuro gave me Lexapro a couple of months ago, I have the same complaint...
    ... lilc, Lexapro made me feel flat, too. Then I switched to Effexor...

  13. Tremors???
    ... muscle-relaxants. Mine is MUCH worsened by Remeron and Lexapro . I'd rather have a tremor than be crushingly depressed...

  14. "Attack" question
    ... irritable, which causes more stress... I have been taking Lexapro . Didn't like feeling "flat", so started taking half...

  15. MS and emotion
    ... 3 weeks or so, finally started an antidepressant ( Lexapro ) that seems to have helped, but has cost me the ability...
    ... I have similar problems, but if the lexapro isn't letting you feel any joy at all then the antidepressa...
    ... two and then, I notice what I've done. As for the Lexapro and lack of joy. I love what Stephanie has written ... Lilc, are someone who normally does that. I tried Lexapro and had the same effect. It made me feel flat and ... because both of my guys are on it (husband and son) ( Lexapro ) and I'll watch for that not feeling joy thing. ...

  16. clonazepam
    ... anxiety AND tremor - that would be ME! Picked up rx for Lexapro today, would like to know others' experiences. Shad...

  17. Anxiety, anyone?
    ... I started Lexapro yesterday, based on a phone conversation with neuro...
    ... just plain hasn't disrupted my life. I'll take the Lexapro , give it a chance....
    ... and the antidepressant I take. Lilc, My son takes Lexapro , he tried many things and this has settled to be the...

  18. Question re: MS & Mood Swings
    ... So, I think that is where Cymbalta is good for me. Lexapro would not let me cry, but I'd feel these stings of...

  19. Admitting I'm not so tough : (
    ... Finally, after bawling in his office, I agreed. I tried Lexapro first and didn't like it. For me, it made me feel ... cry if I wanted to. (But I know of others who take Lexapro and feel great). So I went off of it and the crying...

  20. Depressed...frustrated....etc, etc....
    ... just in general. I have had bouts recently (been on Lexapro for years for Anxiety), where I want to just cry....

  21. New to the board. :}
    ... TAKE 1 TABLET 3 TIMES A DAY. 3 TAKEN PER DAY! LEXAPRO 20mg = TAKE 1 TABLET ONCE A DAY. 1 TAKEN PER DAY!...

  22. Urgently need advice please help
    ... erstandable. He was great about it but did try to push the Lexapro on me again. I declined. As scary as all this...

  23. Multiple Sclerosis Itching?
    ... I think my itching started when I started taking Lexapro (anti-depressant/anxiety). I hope to come off the ... Lexapro soon but these days, I'm tending to obsess that there...
    ... I think my itching started when I started taking Lexapro (anti-depressant/anxiety). I hope to come off the ... Lexapro soon but these days, I'm tending to obsess that there...

  24. Is a spinal tap the answer?
    ... were no leisions. He is currently treating him with Lexapro , Celebrex and Provigil. Well on Tuesday my husband...

  25. newly dxed - how do you not think about it?
    ... to your post totally Anseay....I have been taking Lexapro for over a year, and my family doctor always associated...

  26. switching medcines
    ... problem with the medication. I take an antidepressant ( Lexapro ) and find the new delivery system that comes with...

  27. Leg Tremors or just fatigued muscles?
    ... 37 year old female, overweight but not obese Take Lexapro 20 mg for depression IVP shows no sign of kidney...

  28. Neuro thinks I'm Crazy....State of Disbelief
    ... house on it." He said that I had stress and gave me Lexapro and Klonopin. I asked him about some brain MRI...

  29. I am out of hope...
    ... feel I cannot manage it then I will start taking the Lexapro ....

  30. I feel like I'm losing my mind!
    ... from way before I was diagnosed with MS. I'm taking lexapro , 20mg. I understand that part of my anxiety is from...
    ... from way before I was diagnosed with MS. I'm taking lexapro , 20mg. I understand that part of my anxiety is from...

  31. married to someone with MS/ please help
    ... too suffers from mild depression and he was put on Lexapro . The doctor said they have had great repsonse from...

  32. waiting game
    ... can't rule out MS. They started him on Celebrex and Lexapro . So now we just sit and wait. One thing that I have...

Muscular Dystrophy board

  1. Pregnant and scared of MD happening again.
    ... controlling my depression & anxiety and just was put on Lexapro , which really was helping. As soon as I found out...

Neurology board

  1. New Neurologist
    ... didn't want to just leave with nothing. I suggested Lexapro b/c it was the only other thing that has been prescribed...

  2. First visit to the neurologist; trying to make a diagnosis.
    ... wanting to die has crossed my mind recently. I am taking Lexapro for the depression, but I'm still feeling down. ...
    ... these tests? I am receiving counseling plus the Lexapro & sleep meds, but I'm still very depressed...some...

  3. Rheumatologist vs Neurologist
    ... someone who will.) Neurologist gave me Ampien and Lexapro . Says nerve and muscles are not properly using adrenalin ... produced only when the body is in a deep sleep and Lexapro because it helps the body store serotonin. He believes...

Neuromuscular Diseases board

  1. First dizziness...now muscle twitching
    ... see an ear-nose-throat specialist and put me on 5mg Lexapro then increased it to 10mg after 6 days (I am a fairly...

  2. Uncontrollable twitches and urges to contort face :(
    ... arms/shoulders/fingers. I take psych meds (Abilify, Lexapro and Topamax), and used to get these types of symptoms...

  3. Help... Scared I have ALS
    ... worrying about my health in August. I have been on Lexapro since then and has helped my anxiety some but I just...

Neuropathy board

  1. help please
    ... just having a hard time with that. I started taking Lexapro 4 days ago, but nothing has really changed. I also...
    ... benefit from serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) like Lexapro , they affect the chemicals in the brain that may become...

  2. can't stop moving!!!
    ... heard me making noise with my throat. i am also on lexapro and wellbutrin. thank you! kathryn...

  3. Tramadol and Citalapram
    ... take lyrica for PN, ativan (1mg) at bedtime to sleep, lexapro for depression/anxiety, it seems to be a balancing...

  4. Attn: snowmelts ~~ Idiopathic Sensoral Axonal PN
    ... my world were perfect, med-wise, I would be taking Lexapro in the AM, Amytriptiline at PM, Neurontin1200mg every...

  5. Diagnosed with Foot Neuropathy Today!
    ... now I can add that to Oxycontin, Zonegran, Celabrex, Lexapro , and also Vicodin which I use as a booster when the...

  6. Question about antidepressants and the pain med....
    ... t take another SSRI with Ultram but you could try Lexapro , Celexa, or a tricyclic antidepressant like Imipramine...

  7. Dr. nicked a nerve. Any chance for recovery?
    ... effect, so was switched to amytriptyline and put on Lexapro as well. I have struggled through my farm work (...

  8. Meds Causing Worse NP symptoms
    ... and have a chemical imbalance. Right now I am on Lexapro . It seems to be working really well. I quit taking...

  9. drug induced depression
    ... those seratonin levels throughout the day such as Lexapro can help lift depresssion. I suggest Lexapro because...

  10. facial pain
    ... addictive so I only take 1 mg at night. I started Lexapro as well 2 weeks ago - also seems to help somewhat ... The doctor is trying to raise seratonin Ativan and Lexapro )and reduce adrenaline (Neurontin). The pain has caused...
    ... addictive so I only take 1 mg at night. I started Lexapro as well 2 weeks ago - also seems to help somewhat ... The doctor is trying to raise seratonin Ativan and Lexapro )and reduce adrenaline (Neurontin). The pain has caused...
    ... No never tried Wellvutrin. My doctor prescribed Lexapro and an anti-seizure med like Patsy's did. Mine was...

  11. Hi - New w/Facial Neuropathy
    ... about nerve blocks, and will research more. I am on Lexapro and Ativan and will be adding Neurontin to help get...

  12. Does nerve pain get worse without treatment?
    ... medications to the Neurontin - Lorazapan at night and Lexapro in the morning ... I hate to take them but am giving...
    ... about nerve blocks, and will research more. I am on Lexapro and Ativan and will be adding Neurontin to help get...
    ... medication called Keppra. It seems many people are on Lexapro with nerve pain. It must work well. It is something...
    ... concerned about that listed as a side effect of the Lexapro which I just started in the mornings 4 days ago. ... you clench/grind now? So far I have tolerated the Lexapro fine- was very drowsy the first day and a little digestive ... I sympathize. I will keep you posted on how the Lexapro works for me, take care....
    ... supposed to stop the misfiring of the nerves. Are the Lexapro and Ativan (Lorazapam) helping you?- how long have ... what I am taking as well. Though I just started the Lexapro . I was on the Neurontin alone first but that isn...
    ... medication called Keppra. It seems many people are on Lexapro with nerve pain. It must work well. It is something...
    ... medication called Keppra. It seems many people are on Lexapro with nerve pain. It must work well. It is something ... hope it gets better for you as well. I was put on Lexapro when I became depressed and anxious. I had an infection ... seems to work for nerve pain too. I did not know that Lexapro worked for that, thanks for the info. I find Ativan...
    ... supposed to stop the misfiring of the nerves. Are the Lexapro and Ativan (Lorazapam) helping you?- how long have ... what I am taking as well. Though I just started the Lexapro . I was on the Neurontin alone first but that isn ... the nerves firing correctly. I did not know about Lexapro as being used for neuropathy. I happen to really like ... do not clench my teeth any more/less than I did pre- Lexapro . It's a rare thing. I know you are a clencher - I...
    ... will ever know. Ann, please let me know how the Lexapro works, and if it effects your grinding. I am really...
    ... Randi, Hope you are doing okay. I do like the Lexapro so far. (5 days on it)Didn't really think I was depressed ... play havoc on ones emotions...hence the Ativan and Lexapro . Both of which I like. Neurontin has proven to be...
    ... surgeons. He has many patients like us. I like the Lexapro so far - 5 days into it. Think it is helping me feel ... Abilify or Geodon - are they in the same class as Lexapro ? If they are then you may have same trouble with ... Lexapro . I know some people have too much drowsiness and...

  13. Sudden Numbness in Fingers - please help
    ... I feel your Pain! about 11 weeks ago I started lexapro for depression. 9 days after taking it I had a migrain...

  14. newbie to neuropathy diagnosis
    ... .got off HRT, stopped Lipitor 8 months ago, tried Lexapro , St John's WOrt, Armour Thyroid, (not one doctor could...

  15. pins/ needles electric
    ... urological work up and they tell me it's anxiety. Put me on Lexapro and said see ya in a month. Your post is from some...
    ... urological work up and they tell me it's anxiety. Put me on Lexapro and said see ya in a month. Your post is from some...
    ... Which I have no symptoms of by the way. I have been on Lexapro for 1 month and there has been no change. My primary...

  16. Twitching Thumb
    ... same. Is this something wrong with me. I am taking lexapro too. Could this be the cause? Is there exercises...

Parkinson's Disease board

  1. tired
    ... anything. Turned out to be depression. He is now on Lexapro and the change in his personality is great. He still...

  2. PD Meds are toxic!
    ... of taking both of the meds together? They put him a Lexapro for depression around the time this all started. Which ... interact with the Azelict. So we demanded he stop the Lexapro . I am concered his doctors are not getting together...
    ... symptoms directly only slow the course of the disease. Lexapro is a bad option for depression because it is an SSRI ... a very common drug for PD. If the doctors gave him Lexapro for depression knowing that he has PD that would have...

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) (CRPS) board

  1. RSD patients with ADD-AD/HD
    ... believe I'm on heavy meds. cymbalta, ultram, topomax lexapro and so on about the same as most of you. I can't even...

  2. thx michelle 94
    ... does not put up from any crap. i just started taking lexapro on thurs. so i hope it helps me deal with the depression...

  3. New here
    ... for break through, narotten, anxiety meds, flexural, lexapro and that about covers it… I am just at wits...
    ... for break through, narotten, anxiety meds, flexural, lexapro and that about covers it… I am just at wits...

  4. Does your pain get worse as you progress from stage 1 to 2 to 3?
    ... 10 mgs of Flexeril, 7500 mgs of Vicodin, 20mgs of Lexapro , 10mgs of Provigil plus 5 mgs as needed of Valium...

  5. i have an odd question
    ... january and have been on morphine, lyrica, nuerotin, lexapro , fentynol, and mobic. but a few months ago i started...

  6. spinal cord stimulators
    ... gotten so used to it. i am also on lyrica, zanaflex, lexapro and fentnyl patches. i am currently trying to get...

  7. RSD worse then ever....
    ... I am currently on morphine, topomax, zanaflex and lexapro with xanax thrown in for the really bad days. The...

  8. need help
    ... inflamtory prescribed by my reg dr. at this time i am on lexapro , nabumetone, generic for an anti inflamatory med,...

  9. Dr. switched Effexor to Cymbalta, need feedback on Cymbalta
    ... Cymbalta for a few years, and it seems to help (he was on Lexapro before). It also is supposed to help with pain, but...

  10. New to this forum!
    ... my balance. I take a daily cocktail of oxycontin, Lexapro , Zonegran and Celabrex. And when the pain gets really...

  11. GINGER L.C. My Story {R.S.D.}
    ... meds were you on? I am on ms contin ( a lot) with Lexapro and Zanaflex. I have alot of depression but they say...

  12. Help! New to Boards
    ... Celebrex. The other doctor wants to put me on Topamax, Lexapro , Celebrex and occasionally Norco when needed. To ... experiences with them? And do I really need to take Lexapro , I am not depressed but the doctor says it helps with...
    ... Some PT's do this after a session. As far as the Lexapro goes, I have no experience with this. But alot of...

  13. Holding on
    ... zoloft because of weight gain and put me on 10 mg of lexapro once a day..I understand lexapro is better than zoloft...

  14. Cymbalta
    ... anything, it made things worse.I went back onto the old Lexapro and it is actually working better now for me than...

  15. hi everyone..are these just more symptoms?
    ... taking 3000mg neurotin, 8mg zanaflex, 50mg elavil, 10mg lexapro , 50mu duragesic patch.. thankyou for reading...

  16. Can you get RSD from a fall? Help please!!!!
    ... feeling any better. I am currently taking Cymbalta, Lexapro , Percocet, and Zanaflex. I tried Neurontin for the...

  17. Hello Again to All!
    ... because of the pain. My shrink has me on Klonopin and Lexapro , which helps. but I'm still scared about not having...

  18. Sleepiness from methadone?
    ... doctor thought it might be because he was on a lot of Lexapro . So they stopped that and changed to Cymbalta (it...