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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?

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

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

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

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

Lexapro - can it start making you feel worse before making you feel better?

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... read more

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

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... read more

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

On lexapro 19 days no relief so far please help

Does anyone have any experience from withdrawing from Lexapro?

Does anyone have any experience from withdrawing from Lexapro (20 mg for one and a half years)? My daughter is having a tough time tapering off lexapro. She is getting sweats, anxiety, moodiness and manic like actions. Let me know if anyone has successfully weaned off a SSRI and what happened... read more

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