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... weeks.........kind of like they do if you start taking a cholesterol medication. Lexapro has no know long term effects as of today. Take your medication! I was panic free for 8 years and they started creeping back up on me........well I've had 2 this year...... ... (3 replies)
... Doctor prescribed me Lexapro for two months as a test? ... (3 replies)
... I don't think so! I've been taking Zoloft which is like lexapro....for 5 years even through a pregnancy and then I switched to Lexapro 3 years ago due to insurance purposes.......found out that I actually liked lexapro better. ... (3 replies)

... years on AD's as far as the study. It is also unknown if it actually would take that long for everybody, it's still a new discovery so who really knows at this point. ... (14 replies)
... What is considered "long-term"? Six months? Five years? (14 replies)
... Hey Chantel, Yes, not only did he want me to continue, but he tried to up my double my dose ....I was already taking 2 mgs.Ativan! That equals around 20 mgs. Valium! You see, I was taking it and because of tolerance, it didn't work well...and it wore off faster. So I started having massive panics when it wore off...his answer was more frequent dosing, it would have equaled... (14 replies)
... honestly I do think there could be long term effects. I read that some studies were done and showed that paxil increased breast cancer in women who took it for just two years! ... (14 replies)
... I don't think there are any long-term effects of discontinuing SSRi's, except maybe the brain's serotonin system would need a period of time to recover itself, so I suppose some depression could result for a period. There could be a long-term effect of Ativan, called Benzo Protracted Withdrawal Syndrome. You can look it up on the internet. It isn't always the case with... (14 replies)
... I'm not sure what the long term effects are, but if you do a google search, you can probably find a bunch of sites that list them. ... (14 replies)
... What are the long term side effects (after stopping consumtion) of Paxil, Lexapro, and/or Ativan? (14 replies)
... Can Lexapro help getting off benzos easier? ... (1 replies)
How Long Do They
Aug 30, 2006
... Circus, Interesting. Thanks for the info. The more and more posts I read the more I accept what I have. Now I'm just in the learning which medication to take curve. They started me on Klonopin and then switched to something more long-term with Lexapro. They don't seem to help too much though, and I just started having problems sleeping at night. It'll be nice... (8 replies)
... If you are the first person to reply to a thread there is no need to quote the post. Using the quote function when it's not needed causes threads to become pages longer than they need to be which in turn slows down the server. (3 replies)
... if trying another antidepressant I would avoid the SSRI type as lexapro is one of these. ... (2 replies)
... and felt I was relying too heavily on them and wanted something that would help long term. I wanted Zoloft, but he gave me Lexapro. ... (12 replies)
... Hi! I am coming off meds (or trying to) after almost 2 years. I "slowly" weaned off Lexapro...still on Wellbutrin, and having a hell of a time for no reason that I can discern. I'd really like to find someone who might be able to help. (14 replies)
... A think his rule of thumb should be "don't believe everything you read online", not "never believe anything" because there is alot of accurate, good information out there, believe me. I had excellent, board certified doctors who didn't have a clue about my case. I found out in my case, tolerance, tolerance withdrawals and dependancy of Ativan was the problem. Because of... (14 replies)
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Apr 3, 2012
... I hear what you're saying. Like I said, Lexapro worked wonders for me. ... (6 replies)
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Apr 3, 2012
... ntertwined. I guess once you learn that the hard way, the sooner you can come to grips with things and better manage whatever it is you're battling. I won't do Lexapro again though because I worry about the chemicals as you mentioned, and the fact that when you get right down to it, it is modifying your brain. ... (6 replies)
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