I started taking Lexapro after the birth of my daughter (my 2nd child). I had moderate to severe Postpartum Depression, and needed help. My doctor and I decided on Lexapro, and I wish I had never done so. I've had so many of the side effects I've read others complain about... neck and back aches, extreme tiredness and lack of ambition, headache, weight gain,decreased sex drive, etc... My doctor thought I should stay on it until my daughter was 1 years old, which is coming up at the end of September. Yesterday we decided I should start the weaning process. I originally started at 10mg and went down to 5mg about 2 months into taking the pills. I started taking 2.5mg this morning, and will stay on that schedule for 2 weeks. Then start skipping days. Can anyone tell me how quickly the withdrawal symptoms kick in? I've been doing loads of research and think I am prepared for what's to come. I guess I'm just nervous and wanted to have some support from someone going through the same process.
Thanks in advance for your input!