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How long until Lexapro starts to make me feel better?

Posted 22 Oct 2013 by dc0311 27 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 ...

Does Lexapro 10mg make you feel high when you take it?

Posted 18 Sep 2013 by needsmileyface 20 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 ...

Taking Fluoxetine (generic Prozac) at night instead of the morning?

Posted 16 Feb 2013 by AnnieBHappy 19 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 ...

What do you feel like when an antidepressant starts to work I have major depression anxiety ptsd?

Posted 7 Jul 2013 by theresa06 18 answers

On lexapro 19 days no relief so far please help

How to minimize Lexapro withdrawal symptoms?

Posted 29 Jul 2010 by Lielanie 49 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 ...

Has anyone used Lexapro for anxiety and gained weight?

Posted 30 Jun 2010 by sashaw9589 40 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?

Has anyone tried the generic escitalopram (Lexapro) now available?

Posted 12 Apr 2012 by nvchris 45 answers

I started taking the generic manufactured by Mylan and had severe headaches. Had to stop. Has anyone else experienced this?

Is Lexapro safe to use during pregnancy?

Posted 27 Jan 2007 by abeech 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 ...

Did increasing Lexapro to 20 mg help with anxiety?

Posted 22 May 2010 by kadams129 10 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 ...

So sleepy with lexapro, help!?

Posted 2 Apr 2014 by Breathe2 16 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 ...

Lexapro vs Zoloft Hi all, Anyone switched from Lexapro to Zoloft successfully ?. I am 3 weeks?

Posted 27 Apr 2013 by khunlob 6 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 ...

Does Lexapro Decrease Sex Drive?

Posted 22 Jun 2010 by lowly 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 ...

So I take 10mg lexapro in the morning, and I'm going to the races tonight is it ok to have a beer ?

Posted 26 May 2012 by toslow44 13 answers

Wondering if I could have a beer it 2 tonight?? Thank you!!

Difference between lexapro and citalopram?

Posted 11 Nov 2012 by vlohanesian 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 ...

How long does it take for abilify 2mg to start working for depression and anxiety?

Posted 27 Jul 2013 by theresa06 9 answers

This was just prescribed as an add on to my lexapro that's not helping want to hear experiences on abilify

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