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  1. zyprexa
    ... going away after a few days on it. Now, I was put on Lexapro about 3 weeks ago and I am so extremly happy;I have...
    ... decided not to take it. For now, anyway. I tried lexapro ...I don't think I gave it long enough to "kick in ... it helps the anxiety or not. Keep me posted on the lexapro . I might try it again....
    ... Caytie, are you taking the klonopin with the lexapro ? I have never had that, just xanax....
    ... cannot think of the names. He put me on 10mg of lexapro to go along with my klonopin. Of course, I was reluctant ... he really needs that route AND NOW I CAN DO IT! Lexapro - is a combo of anti-depressant and anti-anxiety. ...
    ... Yes, I take 3 klonopin before bed and I take my lexapro in the am. I started on only 1 klonopin almost 2 ... no different. But like I said, I was on bottom and Lexapro realy seemed to kick in after only a few days for...

  2. Blood Pressure Issues
    ... harmful, and my doc won't prescribe any benzos, only the Lexapro . What do you think???...

  3. Had a panic attack today in doctor's office
    ... t believe that it happened to me. I have been on lexapro for 8 months now and am currently seeing a psychatrist...
    ... medicine. I get them once in a while to. I am also on Lexapro . It's almost like an adrinaline rush. I guess after...
    ... derealised during a panic attack is common , is the lexapro working? it should stop or reduce panic attacks ...
    ... When I had the panic attack I didn't take my lexapro yet because I was also having blood work done at my ... doctor's appt. I usually take my lexapro in the morning and my appt was at 9 am so I figured ... I would just take it when I get home. The lexapro has been great I did not have a panic attack until...

  4. My mom wants me to get out of the house today.
    ... reactions to their first anti-anxiety med. I was given Lexapro (similar to Celexa) and it caused me to feel as if ... panic attacks of my life the few days I was on the Lexapro . I finally couldn't stomach it anymore as I was popping ... normal & stuff like that) but none of the junk the Lexapro made me feel. That being said, Lexapro works WONDERFUL...

  5. I'm New
    ... t think any of them would be good so I got put on Lexapro . I realize you said you don't have health insurance...

  6. I would like to tell my story, can anyone relate?
    ... am on medication for panic attacks. I have been on Lexapro for over a year now. It has helped me dramatically...
    ... Hi again:) Thank you for responding:) Lexapro has really helped me out a whole lot for my panic...

  7. Afraid to leave my house.
    ... the posts, "update on my clonazepam" and "update on lexapro "...

  8. Update On Lexapro
    ... Collette Hi Collette:) I am so glad the Lexapro is working for you. I have been on it myself now for ... all day 24/7. I would even shake uncontrollably. The Lexapro has helped me big time and I'm glad that I found something...
    ... How long did it take for the lexapro to "kick in" for you all? I have been on 10mg for...
    ... Are you hungry a lot? I didn't know if it is the lexapro or pms making me sooo hungry....
    ... I have been on Lexapro almost 2 weeks and REALLY love it!. I am more calm...
    ... swings. I am a teacher and one of my co-workers is on lexapro . She is such a much more pleasant person to be around...
    ... How long did it take for the lexapro to "kick in" for you all? I have been on 10mg for ... see. Hi there:) It took about 4 weeks for the Lexapro to start working right for me. Sometimes it may take...

  9. Starting Lexapro
    ... for a year and a half. My Dr. just started me on Lexapro 6 days ago. After trying MANY other anti-depressants ... So far, I have not had any side effects with the lexapro -I take one in the am. But, I do seem a little less...
    ... Hi Collette lexapro is a prozac type med that often helps a lot for panic...
    ... Ive been taking Lexapro for about 6 months now for anxiety and I have no side...
    ... some are lucky with lexapro or other antidepressants and get no side effects at...

  10. Going on a jet plane.....
    ... just don't know what to expect. I am currently on Lexapro and doing great with that. Alot of the times I can...
    ... part is (I think is a good thing) is I ran out of my Lexapro on my last day which was today so on the plane home...

  11. to Hry33
    ... I am the one out there debating between cymbalta, lexapro and the wellbutrin. I love your replies. You seem...

  12. Lexapro
    ... I tried lexapro , but it made me itch. I have heard other people say...
    ... I was on Effexor and now I have been on Lexapro for a little over a year. It is wonderful if you ask...
    ... Soulcatcher, are you taking cylexa and lexapro ? Or is it just the lexapro you were talking about...
    ... klonopin so I got more of that and he also started me on Lexapro . I have tried, prozac,zoloft,paxil,effexor. None ... of those worked. Anyone have any input on Lexapro ? Thank you Caytie :) Hi caytie i have been on Lexapro...
    ... I was on Lexapro for a year and a half, and as far as side effects...
    ... I have been on Lexapro for about 6 months now. It doesn't do much for my...
    ... I have been on Lexapro for about 8 months now. The only side effect I have...
    ... :) I've been on Lexapro for two months now and so far I've liked it alot better...
    ... I've been carrying a bottle of Lexapro around for over a month now and am terrified to try...
    ... I have been taking 10mg lexapro at night now for 2 weeks straight. I noticed a little...
    ... 1mg-when needed. A few months ago, I started taking Lexapro for depression. What I LOVE about Lexapro, is that ... (not high, not low...just right). BUT....With the Lexapro , unllike Prozac, you need to work hard at building ... skin to deal with your issues. Prozac "feels good".. Lexapro gives you the added strength needed to feel confident ... enough to deal with your issues, you can stop the Lexapro , and continue life happy, with no pills. Hope this ... helps anyone that may have doubts about Lexapro , or is starting to take it. ;)...

  13. ??? Celexa
    ... Hi I too am taking Celexa. Before that I was taking Lexapro , and I thought that I was overly stimulated...like...

  14. Could this be a panic disorder?
    ... lightheadedness as a panic disorder and prescribed Lexapro . Not wanting to risk being on a antidepressant I...
    ... with the cramps, along with magnesiun stay with us lexapro is a prozac type med that often reduces anxiety and...

  15. cymbalta vs. lexapro
    ... know what tiis is, some say its similar to effexor lexapro is an improved version of citalopram, a prozac type...

  16. Opinion,advice? MAY BE TRIGGER!
    ... when I first joined. Since then, my Dr. put me on Lexapro whice is working awesome with my Klonopin that I have...

  17. Klonopin?
    ... Second, the SSRI antidepressants like Zoloft, Paxil and Lexapro have all been shown to be very effective with panic ... but it didn't work, so I am currently switching to Lexapro . According to him, it can be a bit of a guessing game...

  18. going crazy help me
    ... antidepressants sometimes. Theres Zoloft, Paxil, Celexa, Lexapro , and Prozac. All of these seem to minimize anxiety...

  19. There is hope
    ... in to a ball on the floor in misery. I have been on lexapro for about 5 months,exercising and bought a dog to...
    ... good to hear of someone getting better, maybe the lexapro dose could be now upped to get even more help getting...

  20. Are these panic attacks??
    ... I am on Lexapro . The Dr. upped me to 20 mg but it hasn't helped. ...

  21. Lexapro VS Wellbutrin
    ... work at all for you, consider yourself lucky that the lexapro is working and stay on it, maybe adjust the dose and...

  22. panic about starting SSRIs?
    ... feel like I might sink into a manic state. I took lexapro for 3 days and had a full blown ER panic attack. ...

  23. panic attacks in the a.m.
    ... anyone have them at this time? I'm taking 20mg of Lexapro /day along with .5mg of ativan/day. I have been taking ... have been on meds for 6 years now. It seems that the Lexapro was working and now it is not. I am putting too much...
    ... sounds like the lexapro is doing little or npthing for you and I dont think...

  24. Has anyone come off antidepressants and still feel great?!
    ... but it made me TOO lethargic. Then I was prescribed Lexapro (cousin to Celexa), which has been great! I don't...

  25. panic Vs. anxiety
    ... found peace and no panic attacks to talk about with Lexapro ....but I must ask, and once again pleae excuse my...

  26. SSRI side effects
    ... feeling in my pinky for a couple days now and am on Lexapro ....

  27. Ativan questions. Am I overdoing it?
    ... That is why I still take klonopin and I've been on Lexapro for a year now. Chantel...

  28. Hit rock bottom
    ... After trying lexapro / paxil / effexor / zoloft and xanax -I finally threw...

  29. anxiety and birth control?
    ... hey all! have been on Lexapro since May for anxiety/panic attacks. I have noticed...

  30. are there meds with NO WEIGHT GAIN???
    ... completely controlled with the xanax. He mentioned Lexapro to me... I was wondering if their is weight gain with...
    ... tidepressants and if so did they stop the panic attacks? lexapro , if it works for you, will control the panic attacks ... better than xanax, xanax goes well with lexapro IMO antidepressants dont alther your metabolism...

  31. I cant stand it any more
    ... started taking the celexa? Because I'm supposed to take Lexapro sometime soon and I'm worried about the initial side...

  32. Does anyone take Lexapro?
    ... Hi Kris lexapro is one of many prozac type meds and these all can ... help for both depression, panic attacks and anxiety, lexapro is fairly new so perhaps it is a bit better than the...
    ... Hi Kris:) I have been on Lexapro for a year now. I take it for my panic attacks. The ... tell you whether or not you can handle a larger dose. Lexapro is a VERY good medication for panic attacks. It helped...
    ... was in college (I graduated two years ago). I am on lexapro and have been for a year and a half. I never experienced ... Nothing drastic at all, it might not have even been the Lexapro . The other thing to consider is this: once you are ... that going into it. Good luck to you. Honestly, Lexapro made me myself again anxiety free. God Bless! :)...

  33. Has anyone tried lexapro / xanax?
    ... Lexapro is a potent AD and starting at 10mgs is too high of ... may feel an increase in your anxiety as you wean on Lexapro . This is a temporary side effect for most people...
    ... I've been on Lexapro for a few months now, and I also have xanax for emergencies ... . When I first started the Lexapro , I had to go down to .5 mg/day because it made me ... day I can use a 1/2 xanax to get through it. The Lexapro REALLY has helped my anxiety and panic. It is a really...
    ... should get back toi work, relying on the xanax lexapro is a prozac type med and these often do eventually ... take it with xanax, they go well together, start the lexapro at 5 for the first 2 weeks you really do need to...
    ... You should stick with the lexapro for a couple months to see if it works. The opening...

  34. Gad?
    ... happens and sometimes twice. I'm not supposed to go onto Lexapro (which my psychiatrist prescribed) yet because I'm...
    ... krisdance it could all be from anxiety, by prescribing lexapro , the psych seems to think it is, its an antidepressant...

  35. Please read.
    ... working you will feel so much better. I've been on Lexapro now for one year and it took about 5 weeks for it...

  36. getting stuck in my house
    ... medicines for a year now. I'm currently on 30 mg lexapro , 20mg geodon, and .5 ativan for the quick fix. My...
    ... to coolmf, it sounds like the lexapro isnt helping, maybe change to another antidepressant...
    ... trying to overcome all of those feelings. I am also on Lexapro and have been on it for a year now. I take Klonopin ... just when I need it....mostly when the Lexapro seems to not work right or my hormones are kind of...

  37. New member here delurking and a ?? on zoloft
    ... extra sensitive to SSRI's. I had to end my mess with Lexapro a couple of days ago because the med was causing unremittin ... benzo's than endure the crappy side effect I had with Lexapro ....

  38. My constant chest pain
    ... I also have Panic attacks. I am taking Lexapro and a Benzo everyday. I have been short of breath...
    ... doctor which I believe supports me switched me to Lexapro . Every other doctor blew me off, told me it wasnt ... and gave me an anti-depressant prescription. The Lexapro has decreased my anxiety (panic attacks) but I still...

  39. lexapro??????
    ... Hi there:) I have been on Lexapro for a year now and it has been a great drug for my ... experience a higher amount of anxiety while taking Lexapro , this is sometimes one of the side affects and it ... The outcome is what counts and like I said before, Lexapro really helped me. Good luck, and if you have any questions...
    ... Ive only been on Lexapro for about 3 weeks now, but I havent really noticed...
    ... i'm on 30 mg lexapro and have had no bad side effects yet. I'm also on...
    ... I have been on Lexapro for about 7 months now and I'm doing great. I haven ... doc yells at me for it :P). I plan on going off Lexapro in February to see how I do without meds. No complaints...
    ... Lexapro studies have shown that most people don't gain weight ... them and was hesitant to ask for something else. Lexapro is not a problem for me though. Hope this helps...

  40. side effects with zoloft
    ... have had nowhere near the side effects i had with lexapro ...but i was wondering if anyone else took zoloft and...
    ... curious - - What kind of side effects did you have with Lexapro ? How long did you take Lex?...
    ... i took the lexapro for three days..i had blurred vision, headaches....

  41. how I'm feeling......
    ... it now too. I heard Paxil withdrawls are worse than Lexapro but still the same it mentally messes you up. I felt...

  42. WELLBUTRIN please read
    ... HI I just switched fron lexapro 10mg to wellbutrin xl 150 today because I have gained...
    ... Thank you! Lexapro didn't cause me to eat compulsively I just started ... would like to be at that weight what I weighed before lexapro ........My sex drive went down the tube! I am a newly...

  43. problems with cars
    ... came back fine, no heart problems. I've been taking lexapro and wellbutrin for over a year, at first I thought...

  44. Will an Anti Depressant really stop my panic attacks?
    ... to possible physical addiction. So ive started on Lexapro . Will this really do the trick? I mean how effective ... I dont notice a huge difference. Any info on how Lexapro or a different SSRI has helped them or not helped...
    ... Hey Walty- I don't have personal experience with Lexapro , but I do know that most SSRIs take awhile to build ... starting. So hang tough for a bit, maybe someone taking Lexapro could give you better information. With regards to...
    ... the lexapro may well work but it can take 6 weeks to start working ... properly lorazepam goes well with lexapro ...

  45. Hi everyone!!! miss you
    ... I am planning to switch meds because my doc said lexapro is not great for ya when you are going to have a baby...

  46. Best "starter" panic/anxiety medication
    ... well from what here lexapro would be that drug but i didnt have a good run with...

  47. Weaning off Lexapro....
    ... I've decided to stop taking Lexapro , I've been on it for almost a year now. It has helped...
    ... I have experienced kind of the same thing with lexapro . In a way, I love this drug because it helped me ... ten pounds heavier. I attempted to wean off of Lexapro about five months ago and it was absolutely terrible...
    ... HI! I have been on lexapro for 5 months about and I have noticed that I gained ... psych. I am on 10mg now and I have to say that the lexapro has been a god send, I have had no anxiety! I am in...

  48. lexapro
    ... Lexapro like other SSRI's can make you feel spacey. The spaciness...
    ... lexapro can cause panic attacks, try cutting the tablet and...
    ... ksr20:) I am currently taking Lexapro and have been on it for a year now. I have never heard...
    ... I took lexapro for about 2 weeks and the side effects didnt go away...
    ... I have also taken Lexapro for two to three years. I have never heard of seizures ... pharmacist. I sure hope thier are not seizures to Lexapro , I will definitly call my doctor and ask. I have never ... heard of Lexapro causing panick attacks....that's what its used to...

  49. depression/anxiety question
    ... my my doctor today..just got home..he had put me on lexapro last week and i had a pretty bad reaction to it..he...
    ... it was probably the lexapro and not you, some anxiety sufferers are very sensitive ... another antidepressant later ask for another type to lexapro , such as effexor as it may suit you better...

  50. Must be anxiety
    ... and it seems to help. I have tried Ativan, Zoloft, Lexapro , etc. and nothing seems to work. I try to simply...

  51. does anyone feel the way i do?
    ... weird because its around the time i usually take my lexapro every morning, the feeling gets better throughout ... because im so scared of having deja vu. ive been on lexapro for almost three weeks but just upped my dose from...
    ... lexapro can take 6 weeks to work properly so give it more...

  52. Aniexty help/support please.
    ... is not working, ask for something else. I once took lexapro with no effect at all, and I'm glad I didn't wait...

  53. new and have some questions
    ... the attacks again...went to the dr and he pt on me lexapro and xanax...this was two days ago....do your symptoms...
    ... panic attack hits you, this gives help fastest lexapro is an antidepressant that often helps a lot but takse...
    ... had a very very bad day today..dunno if it was the lexapro but i ended up in the ER..was evaluated to be admitted ... ward but thankfully i wasnt..the dr's think its the lexapro making my attacks about ten times worse...so they...
    ... works for everyone. I actually was not able to take Lexapro . That was the first SSRI I was given and I had to ... case with everyone. Many people find releif with Lexapro . I was switched to Zoloft and while I had some "starter ... they were nothing like the early effects I got from Lexapro and I was able to continue taking it. I found much...

  54. is this normal?
    ... with it. i usually get up and take my daily does of lexapro and it calms me down right away but when i wake up ... the more i think about it the more i have it and the lexapro isnt helping with taking these thoughts away! can...
    ... lexapro should help the obsessiving but maybe the dose needs...

  55. anyone ever had these symptoms with paxil
    ... off of it. the withdrawls are terrible. i'm now on lexapro and that seems to be going quite well. these panic...

  56. Will It ever Get Better
    ... disorder for 7 years now. I have tried Paxil, Zoloft, Lexapro , and taken Xanax for emergencys. Recently my anxiety...
    ... Hi ginger, paxil, zoloft and lexapro are SSRI type antidepressants did they ever work for...

  57. No More Paxil
    ... shook my confidence in SSRIs for anxiety. I was on lexapro and it made things ten times worse for me for about ... try another. Im actually going to try paxil cr after lexapro . Everyone is effected differently by them. Who knows ... , maybe lexapro will work for you and paxil for me. Also I stopped ... cold turkey from 10mg lexapro without withdrawal symptoms, as reccomended by my...

  58. Bad Week
    ... normally she takes it at night when she sleeps along with Lexapro and neurotin. Andrea...

  59. I need advice ASAP! 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...
    ... they are the same benzo group. Coming off SSRI's ( Lexapro , Paxil, etc) do cause withdrawal symptoms as you spoke...

  60. Head Feeling Extremely Weird
    ... effexor and would benefit from a different SSRI -- Lexapro or Zoloft maybe....

  61. 6 days on Paxil
    ... Not sure if this helps but I was on lexapro for a week and all it did was increase my anxiety...

  62. Mushroomie!!!
    ... chickie!!! Haven't seen ya since the disbanding of Lexapro pals. Just wanted to check in and see how all is...

  63. Excercise and Panic
    ... sure enough it was panic disorder. I have been on Lexapro ever since May. Been doing fine with it no problems...
    ... sure enough it was panic disorder. I have been on Lexapro ever since May. Been doing fine with it no problems...

  64. Remeron (mirtazapine) Disrupting Rem Sleep?
    ... so but after that I feel fine. I also take 20mg of Lexapro in the Morn so that helps me wake up too. LOL Gives ... great too. 45mg of Remeron @ Night 20mg of Lexapro @ Morning My cocktail of choice works pretty good...

  65. Lexapro vs. Celexa
    ... lexapro is said to be a new and improved version of celexa ... just an excuse for them to get a new patent since lexapro is newer, maybe its better, or maybe generic prozac...

  66. My Doctor and My Meds
    ... on the pharmacutical sites, etc. I'd like to try Lexapro as I have friends with the same issues who have had...
    ... on the pharmacutical sites, etc. I'd like to try Lexapro as I have friends with the same issues who have had ... mentioned you tried. I was asking about Celexa or Lexapro because my brother has taken them for depression and ... Depression, it's Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft, Celexa and Lexapro . For OCD, it's Luvox/Fluvoxamine, Prozac, Paxil, and ... and Zoloft only. For GAD, I am not sure, but I think Lexapro is, and maybe 2 of the others are but I'm not sure ... Luvox, Fluoxetine/Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft, Celexa, and Lexapro are all basically as effective as each other and most ... Paxil has become available in a generic version, and Lexapro is basically replacing Celexa because Celexa has just ... Paxil, Zoloft, and Celexa in treating Panic Disorder. Lexapro is newer and has fewer studies and years or use to ... I'm thinking about asking to switch to Celexa or Lexapro just because of knowing that my brother is on it will ... guess the only advantage I feel right now to taking Lexapro or Celexa is that it much more frequently prescribed ... higher dose, or whether or not to switch to Celexa or Lexapro ....

  67. Another Lexapro Question
    ... me. I took Celexa a few years ago and have been on Lexapro for over a year. I have found that it works as well...
    ... 10mg of Lexapro is as effective as 40 mg of Celexa....

  68. Lexapro Help
    ... I have been on Lexapro for over a year now and believe me, the side effects...
    ... effects are you having. Just curious. I may switch to Lexapro soon, but I'm scared of the side effects, like increased...
    ... Hi. I've been on Lexapro for a few months now, and at first I had terrible...
    ... I have been on Lexapro sinse Jan of this year. The first couple of weeks ... be something out there you can try. They say Lexapro has the least side effects of all the anti depressants...
    ... My daughter use to take lexapro and stopped cold turkey!...it worked for about 3...
    ... One more question for you all. Does lexapro always have a stimulating effect or is it just in...
    ... One more question for you all. Does lexapro always have a stimulating effect or is it just in...
    ... just wanted to let you know that I have been taking Lexapro at 10mg for a year now. I also had the increased anxiety ... , but it did go away. Lexapro is a very good drug for panic. I started on 5mg too...

  69. Paxil And Weight Gain!
    ... 100. i've been of paxil since november and i'm on lexapro now and i have lost 53 lbs....

  70. Lexapro for Panic?
    ... timing that you asked that. I just started taking lexapro (5mg) yesterday for anxiety and panic. Never took ... the side effects becuase they usually go away. Also lexapro is supposed to be the improved and more "pure" celexa...
    ... lexapro and celexa/cipramil are both prozac type you may...
    ... :( I just started taking 10mg of lexapro to cope with anxiety and panic attacks and its made ... i cant anyway anyone else have these problems with lexapro ? Thanks Emerson...
    ... first week, but after that, things got really good. Lexapro is a great med for panic attacks, anxiety, OCD, and...

  71. Celexa dosage
    ... tablets of 20mg and 40mg, are you sure your not taking lexapro ?...

  72. lexapro and BC pills
    ... Hi jete ask a pharmacist also try the makers of lexapro and the pill most drug companies have consumer advice ... lines is the lexapro stopping your panic attacks? if not maybe up the dose...

  73. Fed Up!
    ... my heart pound as well. So I have now switched to Lexapro , which for me is working great....
    ... work good on me. It made me panic more. I am now on Lexapro . Good Luck, Chantel...

  74. Really Cool!!!!! Read
    ... help and advice!!!!!!!!!! I am feeling better on the lexapro and feel better about myself after starting school...

  75. Can't seem to control my anxiety
    ... couldnt sit still, was anxious and panicky. I also tried Lexapro a while back and it had the same side effects. Other...