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  1. Lexapro questions
    ... I did gain weight from Lexapro . But... I was also on Klonopin. After I was taken ... off of Lexapro and stayd on the Klonopin - I still packed it on....
    ... still go once a month. If you feel as though the Lexapro is not helping tell your doctor you want to try something...
    ... lexapro does make you gain weight...
    ... gained weight also. Which med are you referring to? Lexapro or Klonopin...
    ... lexapro makes you gain weight??? oh my! I take 2.5 miligrams...
    ... and how you react to it. My friend has been on Lexapro for years and lost weight on it. Everyone is different...

  2. So Tired Of This Airhunger Thing
    ... are struggling with this still! Didn't you say that Lexapro helps with it for you? If so, I'd just take it, who ... whatever... to feel like you can breathe, it's worth it. Lexapro doesn't help with my air hunger, though. I haven...
    ... doc to make sure its not reflux. i dont want to take lexapro because i know im not gonna stay on it so its just...
    ... If lexapro worked for me, I'd just take it and stay on it......

  3. lexapro-HELP
    ... i've just started taking lexapro , about a week ago, because of my panic disorder. and ... anything about that pill? Does it help? p.p.s Will Lexapro or Clonazepam cause me to gain weight?...
    ... the same time as well. What dose are you on with Lexapro and Klonopin? Hopefully I can help out....
    ... i use to take lexapro . the side effects will go away. i was so tired in ... take with it but you probably wont need it once the lexapro kicks in....
    ... I am on 10mg lexapro and I also take klonopin just at night before bed...

  4. what is this??!
    ... and he diagnosed me with panic disorder and i got lexapro , I've never taken it before, so I don't know what...

  5. Terry111 how are you
    ... still waiting and hoping they'll kick in. 10mg lexapro for 7 days so far (not helping yet) 7.5 mg. remeron...
    ... up with him. Maybe he'll increase the dose of the lexapro . I'm on 10mg. He may up it to 15 or 20mg....
    ... Lexapro took 4 weeks until I felt better. Try to stick it ... out. I was on the Lexapro /klonopin combination for a few months. I hope...
    ... My psych said by next Thurs., the Lexapro should be in full motion on my brain, so if I'm not ... Maybe that's what's doing it. I don't care if I need Lexapro for a lifetime, as long as it works. I just want...
    ... The Lexapro Def Is Not Causing You To Be Hungry, Its To Early...
    ... .. the air hunger is still around... I've been on Lexapro almost 3 weeks so obviously, it's not going to help ... have felt a major sadness though, ever since being on lexapro . I'm not sure why. I don't like it....
    ... never had the "air hunger" then. The doc put me on Lexapro , and it worked great, within about a month I felt...

  6. Air Hunger
    ... I Started To Take My Lexapro But Only 5mg For The Past 3 Days And I Feel 50 Times...

  7. WhyWhy Why
    ... xanax, doesn't help me. I've also tried celexa and lexapro and ativan. None seem helpful... some of them made...

  8. Breathing Disorders
    ... You mentioned Lexapro helps you, though, right? Why don't you just go back...
    ... im trying to lose 15 lbs and the lexapro made me crave food and i went through bad withdrwls...
    ... My psych just put me on Lexapro .. I'm nervous but am supposed to start tonight... ... tomorrow to see how my night was... I dread taking lexapro due to the reaction I had while on Celexa.. it was ... also supposed to take 4 xanax a day while on this Lexapro .. I'm going to be sooooo drowsy for a while!...
    ... So last night, I took the Lexapro at 9pm. By 11pm, I was still in bed trying to sleep...
    ... just get it all looked at. In the meantime, if the Lexapro seems to take away my symptom(s), then it's more than...
    ... anyone gotten jittery when you first started taking lexapro " and read what comes up. im not trying to tell you...
    ... antidepressants wtih that stuff, but if you aren't on lexapro now, I guess it's okay to take. I wonder if natural...
    ... glad to hear you feel better. i took a half of lexapro today which helped me feel normal all day. i needed...

  9. Feeling Like You Cant Breathe
    ... I Use To Take Lexapro N It Def Helps So You Mite Want To Ask Your Doctor...
    ... of it. I also had severe nausea. I know Celexa and Lexapro are similar, but my doc on Thurs. might try me on ... Lexapro or one of the other SSRI drugs. All I know is I will ... That was the worst for me! How long were you on Lexapro for? I'm worried about weight gain on these SSRI...
    ... positive my doc on Thurs. will prescribe me either Lexapro , Zoloft, or Paxil or Prozac. I can deal with the ... How has your breathing been? Are you taking the Lexapro right now for a couple of days?...
    ... doctor and get put on an antidepressent. i would try lexapro or zoloft. lexapro makes you feel awesome. therapists...
    ... He wouldn't prescribe lexapro because I was on celexa with a horrible reaction 2 ... weeks ago and he said lexapro is pretty similar and he was afraid to do that to...
    ... Hey RIGirl, how have you been? Are you still on Lexapro ? How's your breathing been? Is the valium helping...
    ... but i have learned to deal with it and im not taking lexapro now. hope your doing better. keep me posted. :)...

  10. sigh...
    ... Started on Lexapro three months ago. Havent had 1 Panic attack the whole...

  11. Lorazepam
    ... been taking Adivan(lorazapam) for years. I also take Lexapro and can not control my anxiety with just the Lorazapam ... or just the Lexapro . I have recently upped to two times a day due to adverse...

  12. Undiagnosed PD? Sorry a little long....
    ... history, as my gma also has panic attacks. She takes lexapro and so I asked for that, which she happily gave me...

  13. Weight loss with?????
    ... Lexapro ? Anyon seen this as a side effect??:)...
    ... No. I actually gained weight on Lexapro ....
    ... I gained weight on lexapro too...the only thing I really didnt like about it...
    ... First, I tried lexapro and over a period of about 4 months I went from 135...

  14. Lexapro and weight gain
    ... I gained weight from Lexapro. I too was on lexapro and klonopin at the same time. when I stopped the ... Lexapro I stayed on Klonopin and conitnued to gain weight...
    ... I've been on Lexapro for about 2 years now and it definately keeps the...
    ... worthwhile to me. My advice would be to wean off the Lexapro and give it a shot and see what happens. You may ... least you know where you stand and can go back on the Lexapro if needed. This kind of trial and error is important ... going to be told by your doctor to slowly wean off the Lexapro when you guys discuss your experiment. Good luck ... increase a little on the Klonopin, but my hunch is the Lexapro is probably doing more harm than good anyway. Take...
    ... epressents. I am very slowly trying to wean myself off the Lexapro but don't want to do it too quickly as I am going...

  15. sick of feeling sick
    ... have had panic disorder for 6 years now, I was on lexapro for about a year did very well but decided to get ... have a 8 month old and my panic is bad, I am back on lexapro , i don't breastfeed anymore. only 5 mg though, I have...
    ... medications despite the fact that I'm on Cymbalta, Lexapro , and Xanax. I don't have endometriosis, but I do have...

  16. how to deal with unsupportive husband
    ... then, he'd always be there for me. I stopped my Lexapro in May and was feeling very good. We bought a house ... I have been unable to owrk again and back on the lexapro . However, my husband is now attacking like a...

  17. Has anyone tried "the Linden Method" for Panic Disorder?
    ... dizziness came from. I feel as dizzy as when I was on Lexapro ! It's been a week and I don't know what to do......

  18. went to neuro today-any advice???
    ... strictly anxiety dissorders. If you can avoid the Lexapro , do it. Good luck, OE...

  19. Celexa, klonopin, xanax
    ... I dont know about the klonopin, but I am on lexapro and have been taking a 1/2 a xanax with it to ease...

  20. help please!!!
    ... Ditch the lexapro and increase the Xanax. Lexapro has some of the worst side effects out there from...
    ... ocdengineer on this one. In addition to ditching the lexapro and upping your xanax get that book "Hope and Help...
    ... just want to say that it took me 2 weeks on 5 mg of Lexapro to get used to it, but once I did, it was a life saver...
    ... Even if the Lexapro does work. Take the Xanax in the meantime to help ... that to get through the early side effects of the Lexapro then wean of the Xanax and see where you stand. If ... the Lexapro is still making you feel sick and bad after a couple ... has helped me ever and I have taken them all, except Lexapro coincidentally....
    ... two cents worth. I think you need to stick with the Lexapro because its is more of a long - term medicine. Xanax ... is faster acting and is better short - term. Lexapro can take 4 - 6 weeks to build its levels up in your ... Klonopin was my first pill and did nothing for me. Lexapro (20mg) was then given, and as I described earlier ... as needed. I've only used Xanax three times since Lexapro has its levels up in my system. Its still a daily ... battle, but the Lexapro has allowed me to go to work daily and has given me...

  21. meds dont feel like they're helping
    ... I went thru the same thing when I was on Lexapro - I was taking it at night. My doctor said for me ... Take your other med before you go to sleep until the Lexapro kicks in....

  22. waking up with panic attacks
    ... What time are you taking the Lexapro? I took Lexapro at night and that helped with sleep. When I took it...
    ... well as a bag to blow into. Now that I've started Lexapro , I have to endure really bad tremors and attacks all ... By the time I got home, the pulse was down but the Lexapro tremors continue. Grrr....
    ... happens whether I take anything or not. I started Lexapro a week ago--took it at bedtime the first day, had...
    ... are vasoconstrictors, so If I'm going to stay on the Lexapro , I have to find ways to offset that. When I was...

  23. shifting from zoloft to lexapro
    ... doctor lost his free supply. So, he shifted me to lexapro . I'm just scared because it took months before I...

  24. Please Help... Need Lexapro advice!
    ... When I was on Lexapro it took 6 weeks for it to kick in. Be patient - all...

  25. Lexapro Round 2-my story
    ... treat the attacks, but eventually found myself on Lexapro . I moved out of my apartment and home to my mom...

  26. Light Therapy Helps Treat Panic Disorder!
    ... for most of my past 2 months! Then, I was put on Lexapro by my psychiatrist. 4 days into Lexapro I couldn...
    ... the sea salt, which is wonderful, I am on Celexa. Lexapro nearly killed me as well. I know that Derealization...

  27. Lexapro Questions.
    ... I took lexapro and found that 5 mg made me feel really bad. When ... it at around 5pm. It got a little better for me. Lexapro was too strong for me. I was put on Celexa which is...
    ... Amanda, I was on Lexapro for about 2 and a half yrs. My anixety and panic...
    ... I'm at about week 6 or so and Lexapro has really helped me a lot! It did take some time...

  28. Does anyone picture the worst??
    ... tachycardia). I am on a bb for the heart problem, and Lexapro for the panic and anxiety and ocd and pstd, :) Just ... started the Lexapro 5 days ago, and so far my anxiety is still going....

  29. Two Questions: How can others help me? And any info on betablockers?
    ... but it only helps the heart rate. I am now trying Lexapro for the anxiety and panic, but I do know that for...

  30. Does anyone here take Lexapro for panic disorder?
    ... I started Lexapro about 3 weeks ago for GAD and Panic Attacks. (I have...
    ... I've been on Lexapro for about a year now. I've had GAD, Panic, OCD, you ... name it. Lexapro works wonderfully for me, but the first week was hard...

  31. Panic forever
    ... but am finding it necessarcy to do so now. I am on Lexapro (5mg/day) which is a really low dose but I've tried...
    ... I also take lexapro 5mg right now but It makes me very anxious and sick...

  32. A Panic Attack while on medication???
    ... I have been on Lexapro since July 10 and everything has been going very well ... I am a little nervous it is back!:( Could the Lexapro not be working anymore? Is it possible for you to...
    ... How frequent were your panic attacks prior to being Lexapro ? That's the first question that came to my mind when ... I read your comment. Also, you haven't been on Lexapro very long so don't count it out yet. Have you talked...
    ... Well I do not know what dosage of Lexapro you are taking but it could be you may need your doctor...
    ... I am sorry about your panic... I'm not sure about Lexapro , but I've been on Lithium for three months and have ... know my sister-in-law had bad attacks; she was on Lexapro and hers didn't completely go away either. She had ... them occassionally until she was off Lexapro . After that I think she only had to take Xanax twice...
    ... scared reading this. Have you increased your dose of Lexapro or switched to something else?...

  33. uh oh, more negative thoughts
    ... to the psych yesterday and he is putting me back on lexapro . I hope it helps, I don't want my weirdness to rub...

  34. How long does 5mg increase take to kick in?
    ... Quick question for anyone. I was on 30mg of Lexapro for about 2 weeks (have been on it for about 5 years...

  35. How Long Do They
    ... have just started receiving treatment (Klonopin then Lexapro ), so hopefully I can cut down on that. Its nice to...
    ... and then switched to something more long-term with Lexapro . They don't seem to help too much though, and I just...

  36. can anyone help me?
    ... panic attack. I have now been given a presription for lexapro and xanax. Can anyone give me any info please?...
    ... Hi Cathy, I don't know about the Xanax but Lexapro has been a godsend for my anxiety. It can be a little ... handle social situations and everyday stress now. If Lexapro isn't the one, hang in there - there's a lot of things...
    ... thoughts but very effective! I don't know much about lexapro but what I can tell you about Xanax is that it's very...
    ... I Too Am On Lexapro , For 2 Months Now. Was On Effexor Xr, Which Worked...

  37. question for 851
    ... trying out all the anxiety medications. It looks like Lexapro will be the one I'm going to put into my system because ... Ativan, Klonopin, and Zanax are just temporary while Lexapro is more long term. Anyway, I'm frustrated with the...

  38. Anxiety MEDS, Help!
    ... but believe me I felt so much better. I am now on Lexapro , the doctor thought maybe I should change, for the...
    ... with effexor to help out, l have tried prozac and lexapro both made me deathly ill. Thanks: VAN...

  39. Inderal and Panic Disorder
    ... I take Lexapro, and Kloplin, and I get off the Lexapro , and stay on the kloplin, and Indral???? You think...

  40. Lexapro long term effects?
    ... Doctor prescribed me Lexapro for two months as a test? I was wondering what are ... feel great I won't want to stop taking it. So with Lexapro , do I take for a while then wean off? Have others...
    ... t think so! I've been taking Zoloft which is like lexapro ....for 5 years even through a pregnancy and then I ... switched to Lexapro 3 years ago due to insurance purposes.......found ... out that I actually liked lexapro better. I wouldn't worry about that! Trust me, I ... haven't developed any problems from the lexapro or Zoloft. My son who now is seven is perfectly healthy...
    ... they do if you start taking a cholesterol medication. Lexapro has no know long term effects as of today. Take your...

  41. Always a fear of dying
    ... then. I don't know if it's the pot or not. I am on lexapro and it has done wonderful for me up until now it seems...
    ... affect your life like it sounds like it's doing. Maybe lexapro is not the right drug for you. You should see your...

  42. Prozac & Klonopin or Lexapro???
    ... I am on Lexapro , and klolopin, and so far so good. No weight gain...

  43. Lexapro Withdrawl
    ... Hi! I am new to the site. I am on Lexapro and I think it does wonders for OCD and anxiety. Have ... you spoke with your doctor on stopping Lexapro ?...

  44. Lexapro making me feel worse after 2 days?? HELP!
    ... Hi, I am on Lexapro 10mg & Lorazapam 0.5mg for my anxiety & panic disorder...
    ... start trying to take a xanax right after I take the lexapro and see if that helps. I just hate taking them cuz...

  45. Lexapro?
    ... Hi Donna...I was just about to post about Lexapro ...my doctor just prescribed it to me and I'm really ... needed. Let's hope somebody will give us some info on Lexapro . Good luck! Amber...
    ... I took Lexapro for several months.Worked well after getting into...
    ... OH, Pls. let me know how you are doing on the Lexapro , OK?...
    ... Hi Donna! How are you doing with the Lexapro ? I'm curious to know how you're doing. Hope it is...
    ... I really hope Lexapro helps you, Donna-Sue. It made my anxiety/panic attacks...
    ... getting really down. I'm petrified of starting the Lexapro , but yet want the anxiety to go away soooo bad, I ... I can still take xanax as needed when I start the Lexapro , so I'm going to call in the morning and maybe take...
    ... couple days maybe and see how I do before starting the Lexapro ....you are encouraging me tho, hearing how you are...
    ... feeling in the world!! I'm giving in and starting the lexapro tonite, I have to get some relief..this is ridiculous...
    ... turn my music up, and think of good thoughts, the Lexapro has not changed me, I am still me, just hopefully ... relax, it will get better, but you need to try the Lexapro , I will be here for you.......PROMISE>>>>>>>>>>>...
    ... to be too much to take. Was petrified to take the Lexapro , and gave myslef attacks over it. Finally gave in...
    ... to the one month docotor, and we are going to up my Lexapro to .....Ok, I was on the smallest, now one step up...
    ... Please read my posts on the anxiety board under lexapro questions. I quit taking the Lexapro as of last Friday...
    ... happen before, the sweaty chest. That was before the Lexapro . Anxiety is mean. I think the doctor knew I ... have even lost a little weight. It will take the lexapro a few weeks to get adjusted, and you my dear, are...
    ... I'm on Lexapro and I feel that it does wonders for me....
    ... Hi! No, I have not gained any weight on Lexapro ....
    ... I have been taking Lexapro for 2 weeks now.I have no increase of weight so far ... weight.I think I lost about 3 lbs since starting the Lexapro ....

  46. panic attack depression meds HELP!!!
    ... for like 5 months without much change. :( I've tried Lexapro too....ahh what next?!?! jaz...

  47. My story/journey (sorry so long)
    ... my doctor first thing Monday morning and was put on Lexapro . I had no side effects with Lexapro and felt better ... swore I would never get off of it. Eventually the Lexapro stopped working and I was having attacks again. I...

  48. thinking of taking lexapro
    ... learn CBT skills and usually take meds try the lexapro again, its a prozac type med that often helps a lot...
    ... Hello. I was on Lexapro for almost a year. For me, it worked great. I was ... get on with my life for a long time. Unfortunately, Lexapro stopped working for me and I weaned myself off. I ... make you feel. As far as any side effects with me on Lexapro , the only thing I experienced was low libido....
    ... I took Lexapro for only 6 months but I have no complaints about the ... and on for the first week.After 2 months of taking Lexapro I was good to go felt great again.I weaned off for...

  49. Question to all on Lexapro
    ... the net and ask a pharmacist if its on his list of lexapro side effects...
    ... good! I remember your post in December... we started lexapro around the same time. I got great results like 2-3...
    ... haven't looked back! I have no side effects from the Lexapro and I think it really saved my sanity. How are you...

  50. Buspar and panic disorder??
    ... little) or should i try another med? (already tried lexapro did NOTHING for me) :) Thanks for your advice! I'll...
    ... Paxil was too stimulating for me in the past, as was Lexapro . When I first start a new med I have taking benzos...
    ... was so dizzy on it too. What dosage of Zoloft and Lexapro were you on, and for how long? I have to have high ... everyhting to get the desired effect. I take 20 mgs Lexapro - 10 did nothing for me, but 20 works great. I even...
    ... I was only on 5mg lexapro then i went up to 10 with the doctors permission. ... taking 75mg... I think I want to up it to 100mg.... Lexapro is much more effective in smaller mg then Zoloft....

  51. Giving up Lexapro -- Cold Turkey
    ... still having SOME issues, but I'm so glad to be off Lexapro . I'm already seeing changes in my appetite. I see...

  52. Am i alone??
    ... ...I have had some excellent luck with Celexa and Lexapro but not as good of luck with prozac.......some of...

  53. Panic Attack while Pregnant
    ... but I am so scared of 1) do i have to stop taking lexapro - which has helped me tremendosly and 2) what happens...
    ... going to have to make together about continuing on the Lexapro or not. They can discuss with you both the benefits...

  54. Unbelievable panic in new job! Please Help!
    ... several times a day, until about 6 months ago I got on Lexapro and am 100% better. It took a month or two to fully...

  55. Left Job Need Help
    ... saw a therapist yesterday and she suggested I try Lexapro cause I think the Zoloft is making the anxiety worst...

  56. Question for Everyone
    ... I was looking up Lexapro information on the net (not a good thing to do probably ... Parade about worstpills and went on and looked up Lexapro . It stated that they listed this drug as as a Do...
    ... lexapro isnt all that special its just a newer prozac type...
    ... available generically and that switching from Celexa to Lexapro would cause economic harm. It was just weird because ... feel anxious around that time, otherwise with the Lexapro I'm able to say "okay I'm anxious" and then think...
    ... I thkn they are just saying Lexapro is expensive and there are cheaper options out there ... that work just as well, that's all. I'm on Lexapro too and I love it. My insurance covers it so the price...

  57. Recovered?
    ... panic right through it. I took about a week's worth of Lexapro and it actually made me worse. I was given Alprazolam...

  58. Anxiety or Panic??
    ... To be more specific, I would try something like Lexapro to start with. And if that fails, try Effexor (Although ... Effexor isn't an SSRI). I never used Lexapro , but it has the least sideaffects. But if in need...

  59. scared of taking pills
    ... and panic attacks and i get perscribed pills like lexapro and paxil but i cant take em because they give me...
    ... welcome :) lexapro and paxil are both prozac type antidepressants all...
    ... and panic attacks and i get perscribed pills like lexapro and paxil but i cant take em because they give me...

  60. started lexapro 10mg
    ... I am on Lexapro also. And I do know the feeling you are talking about...
    ... welcome allys :) lexapro is a prozac type med and these can be a huge help ... depressant works for every person theres a good chance the lexapro will work for you but early side effects are common...
    ... I know what you are talking about. The Lexapro will make you feel sooo sleepy after you first get...
    ... I know what you are talking about. The Lexapro will make you feel sooo sleepy after you first get...
    ... either alone. Thanks for ur reply, do u take the lexapro for anxiety or depression?....I am taking the lexapro...
    ... I have some anxiety too, but not severe anxiety. Lexapro works really well for both problems. I think taking...
    ... :) I started taking 10 mg of Lexapro 2 weeks ago since I was having panic attacks and depression...
    ... Martyes, As you stay on the Lexapro longer, you will most likely find that you don't ever...
    ... I started taking 5 mg. Lexapro for severe panic attacks 9 weeks ago. Sunday will...
    ... I used to take Lexapro (20mg) for about 4 to 5 months I had some lightheaded ... able to stop taking my "as needed" benzo after the Lexapro kicked in good....

  61. Panic Disorder and Pregnancy
    ... think I am a great mother! But I got help. I am on Lexapro and doing great. Is your question..... how will...
    ... many now stay on lexapro or other antidepressants thru pregnancy details of...

  62. Lexapro Question
    ... HI It has been a few years since i was on lexapro I remember that it took a few months for me to...
    ... Hello I am also taking Lexapro and I have been on it for about 4 months. I can say ... if" I worry about it all the time but seeing that Lexapro is working for me I TRY not to let it consume my life ... the last. I have also found that since being on Lexapro I am able to "talk" myself out of an attack ...As...
    ... the old "health board" issues and was searching for " Lexapro ". I guess you can say I'm quite curious and maybe ... peak my interest (poor DH). anyway, I went on the Lexapro site itself and was reading what happened with the ... placebo and actual lexapro trials and I of course read them. Isn't this funny ... skipping. It's been 7 weeks tomorrow that I've been on Lexapro and not once has my heart skipped. Beleive me, I have ... a bit. My pulse is never high anymore. Could the Lexapro be making my heat weak? Now am I to think the Lexapro...
    ... I just started taking Lexapro about two weeks ago. 10mg a day. I agree with the...

  63. anyone ever afaid to sleep?
    ... hi A dancer I was on lexapro for a while and i am currently off it. Taking meds...

  64. Feeling a bit let down...
    ... doctor, but I was tired of not having a sex drive ( Lexapro has some crappy side effects sometimes). Anyway ... worse...I have decided, regretfully, to go back on Lexapro 10mg. I called today for my refills. And I want to...

  65. percocet withdrawal?
    ... out there has been thru this. I have also been on lexapro for 3 years, and will continue that. The doctors...

  66. Did Lexapro raise anyones Blood Pressure??
    ... I'm on Lexapro right now. I'm currently taking 20mg's and have been ... for about 5 weeks. Have been on Lexapro for about three months now. I'm also having breakthrough ... relaxed most of the time. I personally haven't heard of Lexapro raising blood pressure but I'm interested to see what...
    ... I took Lexapro for a while (about 5 months) I never had any problems ... with high blood pressure while taking lexapro .....I am not sure it can do that either.I do know...
    ... Actually, Lexapro lowered my BP...so much, the ended up taking me off...

  67. How Long????
    ... I started taking Lexapro almost 3 weeks ago. Some days I feel indifferent ... it's because I was talking to someone and they said Lexapro made them feel suicidal and then I started thinking...
    ... day, I used to take 30 a day but cut back. I love Lexapro . It did turn out to be my miracle drug. It also took...
    ... really groggy from them. I never had any symptoms from Lexapro , well I know when I felt anxious that I felt the release ... Effexor I had the sweats and felt exhausted. I love Lexapro . I have been on it for four three years now....

  68. Do the meds docs prescribe take anxiety/ panic attacks away forever?
    ... gave the time to work properly), and now I am taking lexapro . i have been on it for about 3 months. The first month ... been panicky almost every day, so I'm not sure if the Lexapro is working for me. I'll give it another month or so...
    ... attacks in the last few weeks so I don't think the Lexapro is working anymore. I need to make an appointment...
    ... what she thinks if you decide to see her about the lexapro . Does she also prescribe your xanax? I am leary...

  69. New to board, not to panic. Help deciding which med to take.. Lexapro or Zoloft....
    ... has been whats happening the past week. I took Lexapro a few years ago and never again for me. It wasnt so...
    ... before she turned one year old. I am currently taking Lexapro and it has been a lifesaver for me. I did have some ... but thats all gone now. I'm going on week 9 of the Lexapro and I feel great. I used to want to lay in bed ... right now. I hope that you can give the Zoloft or Lexapro a try. One will work for you, but you won't know which...
    ... him and I at night. I am definently going to try the lexapro this weekend. My first day will be saturday. Can you...
    ... him and I at night. I am definently going to try the lexapro this weekend. My first day will be saturday. Can you ... alone. I'm glad that you're going to try the Lexapro ! I was first prescribed 10mg pills but I cut them ... husband noticed that after the first week of taking Lexapro . I was playing with her a lot more and I didn't get ... days each time. I do take Xanax as well. Before Lexapro I was taking it 2-3 times (.25mg's) per day. I now ... answered all of your questions. Good luck with the Lexapro ! Give it a few weeks to start working and you may...

  70. Question About Different Experience With Meds
    ... okay the doc just prescribed me Lexapro ....anyone heard of dire things happening with this...
    ... for my situation now) and my Dr. also prescribed me Lexapro . I've been looking at the Lexapro for well over a...
    ... okay the doc just prescribed me Lexapro ....anyone heard of dire things happening with this ... take a bp medicine but he didn't think so. UGH! Lexapro = NO! Anyone I know who has taken it(and myself)...
    ... ever taken a beta blocker, but I know people who took Lexapro , Zoloft, Paxil, Xanax and Xanax XR. Some of the ... people who took Lexapro swear by it, others don't like it. Some like the Zoloft ... assume that's what he means. From what I understand Lexapro , Zoloft, Paxil and the like do have some side effects ... works the same for everyone. Good luck with the Lexapro , I hope it helps you to feel better....
    ... that Xanax is like a bandaid but that a medicine like Lexapro would help with some neurotransmitter stuff that he ... soo soo afraid of taking medicine. My sister is on Lexapro for depression and she said she feels nothing but...
    ... panic will decrease. That's why the doc thought the lexapro would help....UGH...life just isn't easy is it? Anyway...
    ... anti-depressants to kick in. I really hope the lexapro works for you!...
    ... board forum and there were old posts in there about lexapro and almost 90% of the people were talking about the...
    ... be the best mommy I could be. So, I started taking Lexapro . I sat down with my psychiatrist and told him how ... another. All meds affect people differently. For me, Lexapro has been great and I no longer have any side effects ... blood pressure was also running a little high before Lexapro and I lost over 40lbs. (some of it was baby weight...
    ... what I would do without it. So anyway, I do hope the Lexapro helps me. I have a low tolerance to medicine and...
    ... Okay last night was my big "D" day for taking the Lexapro ...i chickened out and now I'm staring at it...UGH...
    ... and tell us how you are doing! My bid day to start lexapro is this saturday!...
    ... effects from being that way. I know it's not from the Lexapro because I felt that way before I started taking it...

  71. Am l having PANICK ATTACKS? Help
    ... so l stopped taking it. MY doctor has now given me Lexapro to try and will see what this does. In the past l...
    ... Being on the Lexapro for only a few days just about put me throught the...

  72. so many symptoms.....
    ... at all. When I take the medications such as xanax, lexapro , buspan, klonipin etc. the burning gets much worse...
    ... effexor are 2 antidepressants of different types to lexapro and paxil which are both prozac type as you probably...

  73. Did Lexapro not work for some of you?
    ... Lexapro works for me but I would definitely insist on your ... times a day. That's what i was doing before i went on lexapro and now I take it a couple times a week. It would...
    ... lexapro often makes things worse at first, maybe doc should ... another antidepressant I would avoid the SSRI type as lexapro is one of these. Try some other type, there are several...

  74. For those who have panic disorder, do you ever...?
    ... time and have at any point in history, taken paxil or lexapro and I still reacted like this. Does anyone else...
    ... sounds like the paxil and lexapro werent working, this does happen sometimes, maybe...
    ... I just wash hands normaly and clean normaly.I take Lexapro 10 mg it is working good for me I think if it wasnt...

  75. Took my first ambulance ride last night
    ... and chest "heaviness" (not pain) who prescribed me Lexapro . He also set up a CAT scan to check for a pulmonary ... about this. I want my life back. I've only been on Lexapro for 4 days at half strength. I do hope it works for ... Only late at night and in the middle of the night. Lexapro didn't work for my dad (taken for general anxiety...
    ... attacks but may not be available in your area the lexapro takes 2 to 6 weeks to work and sometimes never works...