Hi , I took 5 mg lexapro for 4 weeks then 10 mg for 8 weeks and 15mg for for 4 weeks , I'm now on week 4 of 20mg and while I'm starting to feel a bit better I'm still not feeling great , I'm getting very worried that lexapro is not going to work for me as I feel I have worked my way up through the doses without any success yet . How long more should I wait for it to work ? Any insight would be much appreciated.
12 Nov 2012
Hello Samijoe. I understand. The lexapro is working, though not at the level you might want it to. I'd not give it to much longer. Its been over 4 months. You might ask your doctor to either prescribe you another drug, add another drug along with it, or increase the dose. Regards pledge
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
I have been on Lexapro for 5 years. I am beginning to feel depressed again. I am exhausted. My life consists of working and sleeping. I have been on ...
2 answers • 3 Feb 2013
This was just prescribed as an add on to my lexapro that's not helping want to hear experiences on abilify
3 answers • 27 Jul 2013
Hi all. I'm a young mom to 2 small children. I've always had anxiety, but after having my first baby in 2009 I had horrible postpartum ...
2 answers • 22 Nov 2013
My main issue is GAD, with some depression. I was a long-timer on Zoloft but it stopped working for me. I've was on Lexapro 5mg for 4 weeks, ...
2 answers • 28 Dec 2014