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Posted 22 Oct 2013 by • 32 answers
I just started on Lexapro 5 days ago. The doctor prescribed 10mg but told me to break it in half and take 5mg for the first week. She told me I could take it in the morning, but that it might make me feel tired and if it did I could just take it at night. So I actually just began by taking it at ...
Posted 18 Sep 2013 by • 32 answers
I just been prescribed 10mg by my doctor and I haven't taken it yet. I'm worried about the side effects and if it will make me feel high. I've been dealing with anxiety since I moved away from my home. It's been hard for me to find a job because of my anxiety. I get shakey,my ...
Posted 7 Jul 2013 by • 30 answers
On lexapro 19 days no relief so far please help
Posted 16 Feb 2013 by • 29 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 29 Jul 2010 by • 57 answers
It seems that most of the Q's are similar... Here's my story, I've been on Lexapro for anxiety for almost 3 years (with continually telling my Dr to get me off of it!) I've gained over 40lbs, which Dr said was not contributed to the Lex, just that I ate too much/exercised too ...
Posted 30 Jun 2010 by • 70 answers
I am prescribed to take lexapro but after reading MANY reviews I see that they all involve serious weight gain. I was wondering if anyone who uses this for anxiety purposes or other have this problem? Paxil and weight gain?
Posted 27 Jan 2007 by • 16 answers
I am 14 weeks pregnant and chose to go off of Lexapro when I found out I was pregnant. I am horribly depressed but have chosen to stay off of the Lexapro due to the possible affects on the fetus. However, I suffered post partum depression so severely with my first child and I have suffered ...
Posted 2 Apr 2014 by • 29 answers
I have had extreme anxiety that left me in a non-functioning state I have tried several pills and nothing helped until Lexapro! I have been on 10 mg of Lexapro since February 10th. I started taking it around 10am, this last week I started taking it at night. I feel awesome but I also feel like I ...
Posted 12 Apr 2012 by • 56 answers
I started taking the generic manufactured by Mylan and had severe headaches. Had to stop. Has anyone else experienced this?
Posted 22 May 2010 by • 15 answers
I have been on Lexapro for 6 weeks now and although it has helped quite a bit with the depression I am still experiencing anxiety, especially in the morning. I shake like crazy and the only thing that helps is xanax. Of course I don't want to continue taking that! My doctor has suggested ...
Posted 26 May 2012 by • 15 answers
Wondering if I could have a beer it 2 tonight?? Thank you!!
Posted 27 Apr 2013 by • 9 answers
... into Lexapro and it's just not working for me. I just gotta clear this cloud of darkness and my doc mentioned he might switch me to Zoloft if no improvement in the Lexapro. I appreciate anyone's experience in this regard, and/or comparison experiences. Having to go thru another 3 ...
Posted 22 Jun 2010 by • 7 answers
I am a 22 year old Male and I consider myself to have a pretty healthy sex life however I do have anxiety problems to which my doctor prescribed Lexapro. I am just worried that I am going to lose my sex drive and or have some sort long term effect in that area. What are the percentages of males ...
Posted 11 Nov 2012 by • 8 answers
I was on Lexapro for years - 20mg 1xprday. Due to the increase in cost I went back to Paxil. I'm not sure if they are really in the same family and have noticed a difference in my overall demeanor and have gained a "healthy" 7 pounds. What is the difference and is Citalopram (generic ...
Posted 22 Apr 2013 by • 3 answers
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