Is there a recommended time of the day to take it. I take it 10 mg at 7:30 p.m. but wake up with anxiety and nausea. I was on brintellix but really didn't do anything for me.
I found 10 mg too much for me start on due to nausea & anxiety too. I broke the 10 mg pill in half & started on 5 mg. The 5 mg for a week to 10 days will help you adjust more gradually & will help the nausea & anxiety. I found taking it a couple of hours before bed was best as it made me too sleepy during the day. It will be okay. Just give it time. Goid luck!
I take 5mg of Lexapro at 10am and am tired - BUT I posed the question to my doc. and she said it didn't matter what time it's taken.
Personally what I think makes me very tired is the Ativan taken (as needed) to combat the initial anxiety of starting up on Lexapro I'm at day 13.
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