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  1. Kinda Embarrassing Question About...
    ... stimulant . . . however I've already tried Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro , and Paxil ... and am on Adderall for ADD. Is there...

  2. HOCD...am i better?

  3. OCD and Medication . . .
    ... usually take to work? I have tried Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro and Paxil already, all of which did not work/had too...
    ... usually take to work? I have tried Zoloft, Celexa, Lexapro and Paxil already, all of which did not work/had too...

  4. I feel as if I am controlled by someone else
    ... summers of my entire life. I'm taking 15 mg's of Lexapro daily and getting ready to start on 20. Are there...

  5. Does anyone take Luvox (Fluvoxamine)?
    ... the top 10-20. Prozac is right around there as well, Lexapro too, but Luvox/Fluvoxamine isn't even in the top 200...
    ... it, I asked about some other drugs like Celexa and Lexapro but he seemed to feel that what I was experiencing...

  6. intrusive thoughts
    ... explain, but i hope you know what i mean. i was on lexapro but that didnt help, so i tried anafranil that was...

  7. Hi: Any advice or input would be appreciated.
    ... for a while and it didn't work. I just started on Lexapro . I am hoping this will work. Has anyone felt like...

  8. An OCD I have never read about before
    ... certainly like to hear from you. I've been taking lexapro for a couple of weeks, but can't tell much difference...
    ... clusters. It's driving me crazy. And, I'm taking Lexapro ... My sister has the same disorder and I just recently...
    ... alone and wish u luck on ur recovery...also im on lexapro too, and it worked really good for me. godbless...
    ... certainly like to hear from you. I've been taking lexapro for a couple of weeks, but can't tell much difference...

  9. Does Effexor XR come in generic?
    ... other good anti-obessionals, such as Luvox or Perhaps Lexapro . A warning, Effexor has a harsh discontinuation syndrome...

  10. How do you handle Sexual Side Effects
    ... Thankfully my bf has been very understanding, as he is on Lexapro and had side effects for the first few weeks. Its...
    ... have less Sexual problems like Luvox or prozac or lexapro . Again, it all depends on the person's chemistry...

  11. my stupid obsession
    ... blockers for anxiety/panic attacks and SSRIs (Zoloft, Lexapro ) for the OCD. In fact, with the medications the symptoms...

  12. Fluvoxamine/Luvox
    ... the top 10-20. Prozac is right around there as well, Lexapro too, but Luvox/Fluvoxamine isn't even in the top 200...

  13. Do you take meds and if so what meds to you take?
    ... the top 10-20. Prozac is right around there as well, Lexapro too, but Luvox/Fluvoxamine isn't even in the top 200...

  14. Jaw Clenching
    ... that completely stopped the grinding at night was lexapro ...good luck......
    ... like silence of the lambs! I just started with Lexapro , maybe that'll help. I also heard taking somas at...

  15. Lexapro
    ... Just the opposite. I take Lexapro 20 for Generalized Anxiety Disorder. MUCH less anxious...
    ... I just started taking lexapro yesterday - what were your side effects when you first ... started? Also, what is the "average" dosage for lexapro ? My doctor started me on 10mg but I wasn't sure if...
    ... Thanks for the responses. I think a general dose fo lexapro is 10. I took my first pill yesterday. I did feel...
    ... Thankfully, I've heard a lot of good things about lexapro !...
    ... this year I would say that........................for LEXAPRO the starting dose, as well as the most common for ... those) seems to be an exception not a rule. Also, LEXAPRO should, I emphasize SHOULD, take care of the symptoms ... so you know where I am coming from. I have been on LEXAPRO for a little over 6 weeks. It is my first anti-depressant ... in my life. I have responded extremely well to the LEXAPRO and therapy. My life is changed for the better. ...
    ... worrier and obsessor. Anyways, I'm on my third dose of Lexapro . So far so good. I remember when I first tried Zoloft...
    ... I think I said before, I was on Celexa 10mg, so Lexapro 10 is like Celexa 20. So I feel like I'm already ... How's about yourself, how are you doing with the Lexapro ?...
    ... first few days I took Lexapro , I was wound up tighter than hell, but that went away ... , I liek Lexapro . I don't take a high enough dose kill alot of my...

  16. lexapro question
    ... Just started taking lexapro yesterday and let me tell you, what a night! I was ... expect fatigue - do you guys know what it is about the lexapro that causes that?...

  17. new to medication
    ... . I went to the doctor today and was prescribed lexapro . I'm worried about taking it because I am VERY sensitive ... So does anybody have anything good to say about lexapro ? What are the side effects like? I'm not to worried...
    ... I took the lexapro last night. No side effects yet . . . aside from...

  18. Thoughts, Thoughts & more Thoughts
    ... for the last year and half been on different things: Lexapro , Celexa and Zoloft. This disease can really wipe you...

  19. Can you all tell me what antidepressants have worked for your OCD ?
    ... because of the sexual side effects and was prescribed Lexapro . Much better! About 95% as effective as Paxil with...

  20. need to see doc for "new"OCD meds pls help!!
    ... started not to work even at a higher level. Then I tried Lexapro which didn't help much, Celexa which helped alittle...

  21. Problems with Irrational Jealousy
    ... for writing. My psychiatrist has been helping. Lexapro seems to make it a little better, or really it just...
    ... sobbed to my psychiatrist last week because i had tried lexapro once before and stopped it because of that. now i...

  22. doubting what I did while intoxicated...
    ... too. Good luck with your meds. I've been on Lexapro for two weeks now. Can't wait for it to fully kick...

  23. Disturbing thoughts
    ... medication and just a little over a week ago I began Lexapro . I'm hoping it will kick in soon, but as it hasn...
    ... medication and just a little over a week ago I began Lexapro . I'm hoping it will kick in soon, but as it hasn...
    ... shouldn't have to go through this. I'm still taking Lexapro and it seems to be working a little bit. I may need...

  24. My List Of Compulsions,Obsessions And Tics
    ... concentrating so much on these problems. I have tried Lexapro and Zoloft but neither have any noticeable affect...

  25. OCD and Insomnia-Advice on Meds
    ... apnea and periodic leg movement disorder. I take Lexapro for the OCD, but SSRIs (and also tri-cyclics) both...

  26. Petrified of the Dark...
    ... suggested a combination of CBT and something like Lexapro (or maybe even Remeron for the nights). Take care...

  27. Medication
    ... I am currently on Lexapro - 15mg. I began on Wellbutrin, Lexapro and Remeron ... enough to worry about. I have recently increased in Lexapro from 10mg to 15mg. The results were immediate even...

  28. here we go...
    ... pretty sick. I have a friend who just stopped taking Lexapro cold turkey and she is very sick right now. She went...

  29. Hello, new to this board, new to ocd...please read me
    ... getting better after a couple of months of being on Lexapro , but the thoughts aren't completely gone. Just hang...

  30. OCD and ADD
    ... deralBucks? Or RitalenBucks? If I had it my way, I'd take Lexapro , Remeron and then Adderal as needed. I'd combine...

  31. Scary Obsessions
    ... 25 years of life. I was immediately put on 10mg of Lexapro , and I've been on it since December 18th. My depression...

  32. Lexapro
    ... I was on lexapro for 2 months. Yes lexapro can really make it tough to get out bed. The sexual ... effects are horrible aswell. however, I did not find lexapro at 10mg. to have any affect on OCD. My Doc. said ... be sleeping twice as long on a higher dose. If lexapro does not help your OCD you might want to try a different...
    ... Hi Michelle, I have been on Lexapro (10mg) for about 8 months. I did experience the lethargy ... took me off of the Wellbutrin. I kept taking the Lexapro in the morning. I began charting my fatigue. I found ... and still is stupid). I still take Remeron and Lexapro . And I really have changed sooo much for the better...
    ... I have been on 10 mg Lexapro for 8 months. Loss of sexual desire - yes. My ... any other side effects and I am very happy with it. Lexapro has given me my life back - no more depression. ...

  33. Do I Have Ocd??????
    ... these problems i am having now. I am currently taking Lexapro and i guess i have some depression. Personally i think...

  34. Best meds for OCD?
    ... I have been taking lexapro and xanax for a while now, and while it helps me get...
    ... you need to switch out of lexapro . Try luvox for OCD. This is a better drug and might ... work better. Lexapro is great for depression but not so good for OCD. ...
    ... I was switched from prozac to lexapro a few days ago, i have lyme and my lyme doctor(who ... in adolescent psychology)told me to switch because lexapro works better with lyme but i have been feeling worse...

  35. Anyone taking Lexapro and Xanax for OCD?
    ... gave me paxil with severe side effects, so they try lexapro (for fewer side effects) which is NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOT ... OCD. I have to say I feel a little more human with lexapro , but it does about nothing for ocd....when I am bad...
    ... antidepressants before the effexor some of them including lexapro (the only med that I didn't really care for), prozac...

  36. anxiety
    ... epressants out there and in my opinion effexor and lexapro are next in line to welbutrin. Best of luck!...

  37. Got my diagnosis today...
    ... ....OCD and Panic Disorder, given lexapro , keep taking xanax, see the psychologist next week...
    ... ....OCD and Panic Disorder, given lexapro , keep taking xanax, see the psychologist next week...

  38. Is it okay to take a day or 2 off of medication?
    ... For the last 4 months I have been taking 40 mg of Lexapro and .5 of Xanax daily. I never have or have had any ... take Xanax the days I drink, but have been taking Lexapro . I want to know if it's okay to take lexapro sunday...
    ... For the last 4 months I have been taking 40 mg of Lexapro and .5 of Xanax daily. I never have or have had any ... take Xanax the days I drink, but have been taking Lexapro . I want to know if it's okay to take lexapro sunday ... it would be great, thanks. I'm not familiar with Lexapro , but you should definitely avoid taking Xanax with ... the meds only 5 days a week, it depends on how long Lexapro stays in your system and how well you want to be....
    ... I take Lexapro - 20 mg. I think it has a long 1/2 life which means...
    ... [QUOTE=Mrs.Squirrel1]I take Lexapro - 20 mg. I think it has a long 1/2 life which means ... amazing. Keep in mind that it takes 6-8 weeks for Lexapro on a steady dose to fully kick in. It even works good ... want to consult your psychiatrist about upping your lexapro dose if it's not working well enough, how bad is your ... OCD and do you take anything else with lexapro ?...

  39. xanax for ocd?
    ... handle them. Paxil lasted for 2 days but i was on Lexapro for 10 weeks and then went off cold turkey and have...

  40. Hi guys, need some advice/reasurrance please...
    ... cry. luckily, i dont get it much nemore, i went on lexapro (which is a really good drug guys!! almost no side...

  41. Lexapro- effective in OCD treatment?
    ... I am taking lexapro . I've been taking it for over a month now for depression ... relaxing pill that I take at night to help me sleep. Lexapro s a good pill..It makes my depression go away..I guess...

  42. Sick of cutting my own hair
    ... been on pain meds since the fall and now i`m starting lexapro to help this hair cutting problem,I HOPE IT WORKS...

  43. trichotilliamania(Hairpulling)
    ... m tired of lying to people. I am currently taking Lexapro 10mg for other reasons. I have not been to see a...

  44. Jealousy...Selfishness...Depression???
    ... personality disorder (sociopath). I have been taking Lexapro and then Celexa for over a year. Honestly, it has...

Panic Disorders board

  1. scared
    ... quite a few times this last year and I started taking Lexapro about 2mos ago. I can tell it does help but not like...

  2. Can anxiety cause asthma symtoms?
    ... shortness of breath. i had heart tests and they were fine. Lexapro helped alot but gave me headaches so I switched to...

  3. Can you get immune to prozac?
    ... made me too tired, so I started a different SSRI ( Lexapro ). To make a long story short, I eventually went back...

  4. Panic Disorder with Fear of Flying
    ... Paxil 40 mg for about 9 years and the switched to Lexapro 20 mg about a year ago. The main source of anxiety...

  5. Withdrawal symptoms
    ... I was on Escitalopram (Cipralex/ Lexapro } - 10 mg for almost 4 weeks for my panic disorder...

  6. Klonopin
    ... attacks, but they just upped the dose and put me on Lexapro , too. The Lexapro didn't work, so I'm now on 3 mg...

  7. Im new here and I have sevre panic attacks, Im getting married and cant lose weight,
    ... on, I use to be skinny and then I started taking lexapro and klonopin and now I cant lose weight. And they...
    ... Same thing here. Lexapro I gained weight with and also when I was just on Klonopin ... to another. I have gained over 30 pounds from Lexapro , celexa and klonopin. I started to lose some weight...
    ... you find the Zoloft worked better for you than the Lexapro ? I am on Zoloft now and I cant even leave my house...

  8. Can Panic Attacks Happen Just Out Of The Blue?
    ... and spent 2007 panic attack free with the help of Lexapro , a diet change, and more knowledge of panic attacks ... . I went off of Lexapro and they are back now, so I'm getting started back ... on the Lexapro ...AGAIN! It was a long answer, but I never had...

  9. What is the best medication for severe panic disorder? Help please ;-(
    ... worked right away. What finally did the trick was Lexapro and Xanax. Lexapro is a long term medication that ... Now I'm having them again after getting off of the Lexapro , so needless to say, I've started it back up. They...
    ... That sounds exactly like mine! I will mention the Lexapro to my doc. I cant take this stuff anymore. I know...

  10. Anybody have these symptoms?
    ... bad, I end up in the ER. A year ago, I was put on Lexapro after trying Klonopin, Ativan, and Xanax. After being ... on Lexapro a couple of months, my panic attacks all but disappeared ... went all of 2007 without a panic attack, and was on Lexapro throughout. I backed off of it this October, and ... there. It really affects my job though. I started Lexapro back up and hope it kicks in quicker this time around...

  11. what anti dep are most perscribed for panic?
    ... I was also wondering this. I already been on lexapro , Paxil and the only benzo i tried was xanax. The xanax ... of the med? do i need something way stronger? The lexapro dose was up to 20 the most, and then i tried paxil...
    ... and it worked for me as far as panic disorder goes. Lexapro worked really well, also, but it turned out I was...
    ... I am on Cipralex 10 mg ( Lexapro in US) and Lonazep (Klonopin in US) 0.25 for last...
    ... Lourage, Which one did you like better, Paxil CR or Lexapro ?...

  12. Rapid heart rate
    ... months, and nothing helped that i took which was first lexapro , then paxil CR, then xanax. But after getting off...

  13. why do i feel like i am going to die
    ... if a hospital is near. The doctor has now put me on Lexapro along with my Klonopin. Doesnt help he must strengthen...
    ... going to forget to tell my lungs to breathe. I am on Lexapro and Klonopin. As long as I take the meds. I wont have...

  14. Which Meds Have Helped You The Most For Panic?
    ... thread is as good as any to start :) I take 20mg of lexapro daily and its worked wonders, though at first my ... After 2 months I weined off the benzo and just the lexapro has done wonders. Ive been panic attack free for...
    ... Anyway, my doc seems to be leaning towards Zoloft or Lexapro , you like many say that it has done wonders....2 questions...

  15. Panic Medication Advice - Help me. What should i take? I take Xanax XR 2MG and more..
    ... taken SSRIs in the past, like paxil for a year, and lexapro for a year. Paxil might have helped me a tiny bit ... gain of 80 pounds which took me forever to lose). Lexapro felt like it did nothing. I've also taken Welbutrin...

  16. Why no talk of Beta Blockers?
    ... take 1 half a day. Along with my other meds which are lexapro 10mg and Xanax if needed. but recently my heart rate...

  17. Need someone who understands!
    ... annoyed also. I in the past was on Klonopin and then Lexapro but Klonopin stopped being effective and the Psychatrist ... thought the Lexapro was making me have sexual side effects. Just recently...
    ... the Xanax helps eliminate those things. The SSRI ( Lexapro ), for me, has a mood stabilizing effect. It doesn ... Are you on an SSRI now or did the doctor cut out the Lexapro completely? Working in conjunction with the benzo...
    ... effending at all! I have thought about going back on the Lexapro also, i will see how the xanax does after a few weeks...

  18. How do you know if you are having a panic attack
    ... I am having panic attacks, they gave me samples of Lexapro ...I took one dose and boy I felt sick so i layed down...

  19. traveling agoraphobic
    ... before going to the dentist and gave me samples of Lexapro ( I posted a question to people tonight on my mishap...
    ... before going to the dentist and gave me samples of Lexapro ( I posted a question to people tonight on my mishap...

  20. will my panic attacks go away
    ... several times a day. It took finding the right drug ( Lexapro at 10 mg) to finally stop them. Now, I only have...
    ... the back of my head isd that realated... oh yeah and lexapro did not work for me at all nor did xanax...

  21. Help with Panic!!!
    ... Lexapro has been the best drug of all the medicine I've taken...

  22. Afraid of meds
    ... with PD and I have a drug phobia. I was prescribed Lexapro and Alprazolam to help my recovery, but I am too afraid...
    ... a few days to get that in your system and then the Lexapro . I started out with Lexapro and klonopin and my...
    ... dose until you see how it feels. I actually take Lexapro (over three years) and prefer it over Zoloft, which...
    ... etc. Bad News: This concerns. If I take the Lexapro and it causes me to panic, I might have to endure ... more than 15 minutes of hell due to its ( Lexapro ) long half life. I don't want to begin using the...
    ... mainly because of having bad reactions to penicillin, lexapro and zoloft. i am supposed to take .25 ativan everyday...

  23. im finally going to get off xanax with the help of my psychiatrist.
    ... speak on addiction but i can say that i just started lexapro and it seems since then that i need more xanax to...

  24. please!
    ... think of, the only one that helped in the end was lexapro and that is what I am on now, upping my dose to 15mg...

  25. difference citalopram?
    ... Escitalopram is Lexapro and the other is Celexa. I was on both. Lecapro was...

  26. I Really Need Ppl's Opinions
    ... a day and he said yes...but wants me to really try lexapro ...im not really wanting to try yet another pill.. ... go through the anxiety im not saying ill never try lexapro but for right now id be much more able to do the one...
    ... i actually started on the lexapro cause i felt myself being dependant on the xanax and...
    ... clinical standpoint, you really are better off using the Lexapro on a daily basis and then only using Xanax occassionally ... pattern of dependent, addictive behavior. Secondly, Lexapro works entirely different from Xanax in that in attempts...
    ... am going in tomorrow to the psychi. and might try Lexapro . I have read some good things on here about it and...
    ... bad... Yes, actually that's entirely fine. The Lexapro can take up to 4 weeks for it to take maximum effect ... about this. He/she may suggest using a higher dose of Lexapro . Hope that helps some....
    ... doc a few days ago. But until I figure out how the Lexapro will affect me, we will stick with Xanax. =)...
    ... is a potential side effect of starting a med like Lexapro . Unfortunately, the anxiety can be worse initially ... Very often, people won't start on a high dose of Lexapro ...they usually start low and slowly raise it to try...

  27. FDA, Lexapro and Panic?
    ... I took Lexapro for a few months and my panic attacks stopped. I took ... it along with Klonopin until the lexapro kicked in. i haven't had a panic attack since....
    ... I have taken Lexapro and Klonopin for my Panic attacks for around 8 years...
    ... off-label quite a bit. I have also been pescribed Lexapro (and Xanax) for panic disorder but have yet to take...

  28. Housebound Agoraphobic/Anticipatory Anxiety
    ... anxiety. About the meds i was on though, first was lexapro eventually went to 20mgs still had anxious feelings...

  29. anyone ever been addicted to Klonopin....
    ... but never got a straight answer. They just added Lexapro to it, which made me quit smoking, which is good, ... helped with the mental problems. I've gone off the Lexapro , and am now trying to wean myself from the clonazapem...
    ... a while to do blood work, etc. They had put me on Lexapro plus the Klonopin, but I went off that, as it didn...
    ... likely still be on it. How long were you on the Lexapro ? I did take that med and it took 6 weeks to feel a...
    ... feel defeated, and angry. First of all, I was on Lexapro for about 9 mos., and a really low dose, as usually ... walked out of there on 1/2 mg more Klonopin, plus Lexapro , and the same mental condition. I constantly feel...

  30. Rigirl
    ... how you are doing. I'm doing okay. I weaned off Lexapro and feel okay. That air hunger is still with me,...
    ... much better, randomly. It was anxiety. I was on Lexapro for a month, came off and now decided to go back on ... a row and can't fall asleep. So my doc thinks the lexapro will help with that if I stay on it. So I'm on it...

  31. Is this normal??!!
    ... Hey, I've been on lexapro for about 3 weeks, and then I went off it for a couple...
    ... I was on lexapro for a little over a year and it took about a month...