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Posted 22 Oct 2013 • 42 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 10 Aug 2006 • 116 answers
I've been having severe withdrawal symptoms after my doctor made me ween off of Lexapro recently. These symptoms are severe restless leg syndrome all throughout the day, being jittery, uneasiness, and being overall restless. I'm also sleeping a lot less, waking up during the night, and ...
Posted 18 Sep 2013 • 35 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 • 36 answers
On lexapro 19 days no relief so far please help
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 29 Jul 2010 • 64 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 2 Apr 2014 • 37 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 2 Dec 2015 • 45 answers
Help! Help! Help! Help! I took Lexapro 10mg for 2 days and had to stop it because I was having suicidal thoughts, not eating or drinking, horrible dreams, very tense, everything I thought about gave me a panic attack. I was only taking it to prevent panic attacks. I have never been depressed. I ...
Posted 30 Jun 2010 • 84 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 26 Jan 2012 • 22 answers
Please share some of your thoughts, The doctors seem to think tapering off by 5 I can off in two weeks after being on for a year. I do not see in any way how this is possible. The withdrawals i have are, headaches, extreme tiredness, dizzy spells, shocks, stomach cramps.. and that just the ...
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 26 Aug 2012 • 4 answers
do you get better sleep taking it in the evening because i think my sleep is all influnced by drugs like valium, serapax and Temezapam and I would like to cut them down. i dont take a lot but even a little is to much. Also I think i will talk to my doctor about a sleep test.
Posted 30 Sep 2015 • 37 answers
This is my first go around with antidepressants. I started off with 5 mg of generic lexapro 5 days ago and on the 3rd day my psychoatrist upped to 10 mg. i have been feeling anxious and more depressed but she says that thats how they make you feel in the beginning. Is this normal? Do they typically ...
Posted 26 May 2012 • 21 answers
Wondering if I could have a beer it 2 tonight?? Thank you!!
Posted 22 May 2010 • 16 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 ...
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