Has anybody had the same experience?
I started on lexpro about a year and a half ago at 10 mg. I had a similar jumpy feeling that you describe for about 2 weeks, along with a dry mouth, trouble sleeping, and low libido, but after a few weeks it went away and I haven't noticed any other side effects. I've had a lot of success with the drug; it allowed me to put my anxiety into perspective and stop the constant internal abuse that I was dealing with. I feel like I've learned a lot from being in a more stable frame of mind, and am now weening off the drug. The withdrawal is a little annoying - headaches, slight dizziness, some emotional sensitivity - but not unbearable. Hope you have noticed some relief from anxiety/depression rather than just the jumpiness.
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