i was on 10mg about 12 weeks seeing improvements with depression but not with anxiety so my doctor adjust my dose for 15mg. How long should i wait for the medication to kick in after increasing the dose?
I take 20 mg of Lexapro, when my dose was increased from 15 mg to 20 mg it took about 7 to 10 days, bare in mind we all react differently to meds, meaning it can take more or less time for someone else.
Hi therry, I myself was on 20mg and I would say that my anxiety definitely took around 2mths to settle. Dr's tend to say that depression and anxiety go hand in hand so if your depression is getting better that's a good sign. Hang in there hope all goes well.
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