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How long until Lexapro starts to make me feel better?

Posted 22 Oct 2013 by dc0311 41 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 ...

Lexapro Withdrawal Symptoms?

Posted 10 Aug 2006 by sfsyed 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 ...

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

Posted 18 Sep 2013 by needsmileyface 33 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 ...

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

Posted 7 Jul 2013 by theresa06 36 answers

On lexapro 19 days no relief so far please help

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

Posted 16 Feb 2013 by AnnieBHappy 33 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 ...

How to minimize Lexapro withdrawal symptoms?

Posted 29 Jul 2010 by Lielanie 62 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 ...

So sleepy with lexapro, help!?

Posted 2 Apr 2014 by Breathe2 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 ...

Has anyone used Lexapro for anxiety and gained weight?

Posted 30 Jun 2010 by sashaw9589 83 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?

How long does it take for Lexapro to be totally out of your system and feel normal again?

Posted 2 Dec 2015 by samjoshaddi 39 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 ...

What is the best way to taper off exapro?

Posted 26 Jan 2012 by j1091 21 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 ...

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

Posted 12 Apr 2012 by nvchris 57 answers

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

Is lexapro better to take in the morning or evening?

Posted 26 Aug 2012 by LizardMan 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.

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 20 answers

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

Did increasing Lexapro to 20 mg help with anxiety?

Posted 22 May 2010 by kadams129 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 ...

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

Posted 27 Apr 2013 by khunlob 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 ...

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