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Posted 16 Feb 2013 • 34 answers
Okay, another thing I'm contemplating is trying to take my Fluoxetine at night instead of the morning. I did this also when I was taking Cipralex (a.k.a. Lexapro/escitalopram) and it worked better for me, as if I'd take the Cipralex in the morning, I'd end up having to work my way ...
Posted 12 Apr 2012 • 57 answers
I started taking the generic manufactured by Mylan and had severe headaches. Had to stop. Has anyone else experienced this?
Posted 7 Oct 2013 • 17 answers
Hi there. My doctor prescribed me generic Lexapro (escitalopram) for mild situational depression and generalized anxiety. I have read many negative reviews about the generic versus the name brand, but most of those reviews seem to come from people who switched from the name brand to generic ...
Posted 7 Feb 2013 • 2 answers
Just want to know if they are the same drug, or if there is a differance because of the spelling.
Posted 13 Mar 2016 • 6 answers
i know the packet says "alcohol may cause drowsiness" but i had a beer today and i feel fine.. i used to take desvenlafaxine for 2yrs(ssnri) and i drank every weekend and nothing bad happened.. surely one or two is ok here and there?? i cant imagine my life without having a beer or a wine ...
Posted 2 Nov 2014 • 3 answers
I have been on 10mg of Cipralex/Escitalopram for roughly 8 months. I was put on it for severe anxiety/depression and ocd. I feel a lot better now and can't really except some of the sexual side effects the cipralex causes. I was thinking about weaning my self off the cipralex. Going down 2.5mg ...
Posted 18 Aug 2009 • 11 answers
I have been taking pills for Generalized anxiety disorder for the past 5 years. I am taking Escitalopram Oxalate and Clonozepam on Doctors advice. My question is whether I will be able to stop these medicines one day ? or I will have to take these type of medicines for the rest of my life?
Posted 25 Jan 2016 • 5 answers
... results. I'm in my 4th day at 30mg. Has anyone had success with 30mg and how long did it take to feel the results?
Posted 20 Nov 2014 • 3 answers
I have been taking Lexapro for 2 years and have had pretty bad neck and shoulder pain most of the time, and my sleep apnea has gotten worse (I have a physical in December and will address this issue with my Doctor) in the last 4 to 6 months I am having big problems with short term memory loss such ...
Posted 8 Apr 2013 • 7 answers
I'm currently taking the generic Escitalopram 20mg (1 1/2 week so far) with 2mg of Risperdal. Nothing's happening. I read some reviews that the brand Lexapro is more effective than the generic. Should I have gotten the brand instead of the generic? Is the brand better than the generic?
Posted 21 Nov 2011 • 6 answers
I'm taking wellbutrin 300 er which has been working well. But am now dealing with a bone infection that has a greater than 50% chance of ending with amputation. So I went to my doc for help with the resulting anxiety which is very high. So he gave me some Lexapro (Cipralex, in Canada where I ...
Posted 25 Jan 2018 • 3 answers
First time asker... started taking 5 mgs of escitalopram on Monday. Felt OK the first few days, but last night was, well, brutal. Migraine, nauseous, heart pounding out of my chest, irrational anxiety. So tired I could not get out of bed and go to work. Help... when will the side effects subside. I ...
Posted 14 Aug 2017 • 3 answers
Hello! New to the site, wanted to share my experience and hopefully get some positive comments and tips!. 24 y/o male (strong and traiend, nice job, international lawyer recently graduated, nice carrer prospects, musician and singer, pretty content overall [spoiler: now that i'm getting better ...
Posted 21 Sep 2013 • 3 answers
I am just checking to see if lexapro and celexa are 2 totally different medicines or if they are really close to being the same.
Posted 19 hours ago • 0 answers
I was on escitalopram for 12 days- half a 5 mg tablet and had to get off of it because it gave me horrible side effects and made me severely depressed! I stopped taking it on December 16th 2018 and my stomach and digestive system is still really bad. How long will it take to leave my system?
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