Skip to main content
Join the 'Lexapro' group to help and get support from people like you.

Lexapro Questions

Displaying 592 questions associated with Lexapro.

Lexapro withdrawal symptoms?

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... read more

Has anyone used Lexapro for anxiety and gained weight?

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?

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... read more

SSRI’s vs SNRI’s - What's the difference between them?

Why does Lexapro cause weight gain?

How long does it take for Lexapro to work?

When is the best time to take Lexapro?

How to minimize Lexapro withdrawal symptoms?

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... read more

How long until Lexapro starts to make me feel better?

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... read more

What is the difference between Celexa and Lexapro?

Lexapro vs Zoloft: How do they compare?

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

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

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

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... read more

Does Lexapro cause night sweats?

So sleepy with Lexapro, help!?

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... read more

Ask a question

To post your own question to this support group, sign in or create an account.

Further information

Related condition support groups

Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Anxiety, Major Depressive Disorder, Depression

Lexapro Patient information at Drugs.com

Search this group