I am on 7.5mg Lexapro for 6 days now, could this be effective should I not wait and just goto 10mg? Positive responses please. I started Lexapro about 20 days ago at 5mg. After about 2 weeks, pdoctor increased it to 7.5mg due to my sensitivity to Zoloft that I was on (weaning off currently and down to 12.5mg). I lived a very happy and anxiety free life with only 50mg Zoloft and 0.5mg Klonopin for 12 years. I have been on 7.5mg for 6 days now, 20 days on 5mg, and I feel a bit better, but now sure how much better I feel. I still have worries about getting back to my life and work (I look off of work since my anxiety got pretty bad and it has been 3 months now). Anyone experienced positive results with less than 10mg? How long before I would know? And also, how do I know I am better? Worries about going back to work after 3-4 months are somewhat normal, but should I be worry free in order to know I am good and at the right dose?
I was on this maintenance dose and it did work for me. My personal rule of thumb is 2-3 weeks before making any decisions on meds like these.
15 Aug 2014
I am going through the same thing like you I switched form 50 mg Zoloft to 5mg lexapro for 3 days now I feel like taking 10 mg sometimes thinking it's gonna work faster I been feeling a little weird. I'm off work to now going on two months. I'm also scared on when will I feel better. Or if I'm already feeling it.
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