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

Posted 28 Dec 2014 by NervyCat 5 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 ...

Going from Lexapro 5mg to 10mg?

Posted 7 Feb 2016 by usernamesarah 7 answers

Hi! Two weeks ago I started taking Lexapro 5mg. It was primarily for anxiety but it was also for depression. I didn't really notice any negative side effects but I felt happier and considerably less anxious. My dosage was increased and I took 10mg for the first time this morning. Since taking ...

Can Lexapro cause weight gain without changing diet?

Posted 1 Jun 2010 by AnxiousLynn 23 answers

Hello, I am a very active person, eat healthy on a regular basis and recently started taking Lexapro for GAD. I have read so much information on this site about Lexapro causing weight gain and so far I have actually lost my appetite, and finding myself eating a lot less. Do you think the weight ...

Developed tinnitus after 3weeks on lexapro. Will this go away? What should I do?

Posted 17 Feb 2010 by Daan87 27 answers

I started taking Lexapro 4 weeks ago. Everything went fine until the third week when i developed tinnitus. At first I didn`t worry about it because it`s a rare but known side effect of the drug and i thought it would go away soon. Then it got worse. It got to a volume thats keeping me awake at ...

Cymbalta Withdrawal Symptoms Suck?

Posted 3 Jun 2012 by goofgirl 18 answers

Anyone have advice dealing with withdrawal symptoms while switching from Cymbalta to Lexapro? This does not feel good. I'm dizzy, like my head is under pressure and kind of throbs when I turn my head or move my eyes too fast. I'm feeling very moody, going from happy, to crying, to pissed ...

Does Lexapro cause lack of motivation?

Posted 7 Jan 2006 by anne9900 22 answers

Hi, I am a 23 year old woman currently taking 10 mg of Lexapro a day. I've been on it for 2 years and my panic attacks and major depression has subsided. However, I am still feeling a major lack of motivation and disinterest in activities that used to engage me. I am able to go about my life ...

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

Quit Lexapro cold turkey - withdrawal help?

Posted 20 May 2012 by egibs01 12 answers

Ive been on Lexapro 10mgs for about 10 weeks. I am sick of feeling 'out of it' and the weight gain has been depressing. So, Im completely done with this drug and will not take it any longer! Im hoping to power through these withdrawals. I am on day 4 and just today am I feeling them a ...

Taking Lexapro for the first time, how long before I feel any effects?

Posted 10 Feb 2017 by Blessed716 5 answers

This is my first time being diagnosed and treated for depression and anxiety. It slammed into my life two-months ago. I have tremendous stress (like most), and the cumulative effect finally took a toll on both my physical and mental health. I have hypertension, I'm prediabetic, and now ...

Anyone experience anger with Lexapro?

Posted 13 Jun 2013 by yegshimesh 12 answers

I recently switched from Luvox 100mg to Lexapro 20mg and have noticed that I get angry at some of the smallest things. I've been on this for 2 weeks now and not sure if it's a side effect or just that my does is too high? Anyone have the same experience?

Has anyone ever successfully quit Lexapro?

Posted 9 Feb 2012 by Peachiekeen 9 answers

I have slowly weaned off of Lexapro over a month and for the past week have been not taking any, and my obsessive negative thoughts and anger are out of control. I can't sleep. I've also experienced frequent bouts of anxiety, jitteriness and upset stomach throughout the day, even over ...

I'm coming off 5mg of Lexapro. What types of side effects should I expect?

Posted 23 Jan 2015 by ss523 7 answers

I have been on 5mg of Lexapro daily since October (almost 4 months) and after doing talk therapy and attacking my anxiety head on and with other means (aside from the medication) my doctor said I am ready to come off. She said I shouldn't feel much since I was on it for a short period of time ...

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?

Lexapro - How Long Side Effects Last?

Posted 30 Jun 2013 by Blues139 5 answers

I am on day 3 Headaches and Tiredness is Horrible... (10mg Lexapro) When will this stop???

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