I was on Lexapro for a week and quit because I was feeling horrible with intrusive thoughts and it was so scary now I've been quit for a 5 days and feel terrible still like I don't care for or about anything and that's just not me will this pass? Super scared I'll never be myself again... Help!
Hi, Ashley! Even though you were only on Lexapro for a week you're likely suffering discontinuation syndrome. Did you stop abruptly or follow your doctor's decreasing dosage schedule?
At any rate, since Lexapro has a short mean terminal half life of only about 30 hours it sshould be entirely out of your system within a week or so.
Best wishes and feel better soon! Wildcat
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