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

Posted 2 Dec 2015 by samjoshaddi 24 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 ...

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

Posted 27 Jul 2013 by theresa06 14 answers

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

Is 5mg of Lexapro enough for "mild anxiety"? Will this low dose make the stabilizing period easier?

Posted 15 Mar 2014 by samantha5657 3 answers

Hi guys, I am new to this website and have a couple questions about Lexapro. Let me give you background. I am a 25 year old female (5'3", 120 lbs) I first started Lexapro at age 23 for depression in April 2012. After 8 weeks, my body adjusted, and Lexapro worked amazingly with my ...

Pristiq - Has this caused weight gain or loss in you, and if so how much?

Posted 2 May 2013 by TE Desire 21 answers

I have been taking Lexipro for a year now and although it has helped with my anxiety it has also caused me to gain 10 pounds. I’ve asked my doctor if there’s a medicine that doesn’t cause weight gain and she recommended Pristiq, and mentioned that it might cause weight loss. As a ...

Could "inability to orgasm" be just a temporary side effect of Lexapro?

Posted 5 Feb 2014 by Tw021913 6 answers

My doctor prescribed 10mg of Lexapro (generic) for my constant anxiety and irritability. I've been on it five days now and I really like it. I am not worried or snappy and my husband says I'm being much more pleasant. The only problem is both times we've had sex since I started lex I ...

To anyone on lexapro - how long does it take to work?

Posted 24 Aug 2010 by oxyaaron 5 answers

how long does it take lexapro to start helping with depression ive been taking it for alomost 2 weeks and no help yet

Effexor XR - How is Effexor better then Lexapro or Zoloft?

Posted 9 Oct 2012 by kjrobertson13 8 answers

Im a 25 year old male and iv taken Zoloft about two years ago for my social anxiety and it worked for about a month then did the complete opposite and made me more nervous then before. Also i recently tried Lexapro and the first day i took it, it was unbearable for me, it made me extremely nervous ...

Lexapro - What is the mildest antidepressant with the least amount of side effects?

Posted 28 Jan 2010 by barbraellen 1 answer

Between Zoloft and Lexapro, which would be milder with fewer side effects to treat less severe depression?

Escitalopram - Generic Lexapro or name brand?

Posted 7 Oct 2013 by Lorz 17 answers

Hi there. My doctor prescribed me generic Lexapro (escitalopram) for mild situational depression and generalized anxiety. I have read many negative reviews about the generic versus the name brand, but most of those reviews seem to come from people who switched from the name brand to generic ...

How long does it take for Lexapro to work ?

Posted 13 Jul 2013 by madnickq 3 answers

I have anxiety and depression and have been on Lexapro for a month and a half. I'm currently on 5mg at bedtime. I am still tired, no motivation, dizzy and feel hopeless and useless. Is 5mg too low and maybe I need a higher dose or is lexapro causing these issues.

Alternatives to Lexapro - Looking for Advice from Other Patients?

Posted 18 Mar 2011 by dew8192 5 answers

I've been taking Lexapro for 5 years now, started it after having severe postpartum and Zoloft was tried first and didn't work. For several years Lexapro was my "life" pill - I had my life back. I'm normally a very happy person, high energy, can walk & chew gum, etc. ...

Swtiching from lexapro to prozac for anxiety, anyone have good experiences using Prozac for anxiety?

Posted 21 Mar 2011 by scarjo 5 answers

I was only on the Lexapro for a week but rapid heart beat and insomnia made it unbearable. Also, some of my symptoms have returned. My psych doc is trying me on prozac and is very confident I will do well ont it. I just wante to see if there is anyone else out there with Generalized anxiety with ...

Has anyone had success with upping dose to 20mg Lexapro for anxiety and depression?

Posted 28 Dec 2014 by NervyCat 4 answers

My main issue is GAD, with some depression. I was a long-timer on Zoloft but it stopped working for me. I've was on Lexapro 5mg for 4 weeks, 10mg for 4 weeks and now have been on 15mg for 4+ weeks. Things have gotten a little better, I've had a couple stretches of 4-7 days where I felt ...

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