I was on Lexapro 5mg for GAD and for about 3 weeks until I had a panic attack and now my doctor moved me up to 10mg and it has been 1 1/2 weeks now and I have felt some difference, but I'm still having trouble with my thoughts. I am still thinking a lot about why I do the things I do, repeatedly going over thoughts, and depersonalization. Has anyone experienced the same things? I just feel hopeless and constantly worrying if Lexapro will work for me. Also how does Lexapro help with this? Sometimes I feel like this is all in my head and feel like I can't get rid of these thoughts.
Hi there!! It sounds like you and I are in the same predicament.. I am coming up to week 4 of lexapro, and it seems like everyday that i wake up and the intrusive thoughts are still there, it seems to only add agitation for me as well.. I would like to know how it turns out for you tho if you could keep me posted.. I would suggest just hanging on. It seems that everyone i have asked about lexapro says that getting through the first month can be a nightmare but greatly worth it if I stick it out.. It's just difficult with that wait.. I will let you know tho how its going for me.. Good luck!! Hope it gets better for you!!!
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