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... erience lightheadedness, feeling as if my heart is beating slower than usual, pale hands, perhaps weak pulse, dry mouth and shallow or weak breathing. When I was first diagnosed with anxiety disorder, I was prescribed Xanax but I stopped taking it as I have a low tolerance for medicine due to my sensitivity. ... (0 replies)
Week 3 on Lexapro
Jul 21, 2005
... a day since Feb. ... (12 replies)
... I was on 5mg Lexapro for 3 weeks. Horrible side effects for the first two weeks. Then knew the 5mg wasn't enough so went to 10mg. I went through exactly the same side effects horror for the next two weeks. ... (11 replies)

Nov 30, 2004
... Had bad anxiety that gave me insomnia. Went to doc, he gave me Lexapro and told me to take 6 days of half tablets at 5mgs a piece, then take full dose of 10mgs after that. ... (11 replies)
Jun 19, 2004
... I had very similar side effects, and also cut it down to 5mg, and they basically went away. So far, I think this drug has worked great. My grandmother also takes for anxiety. She is very sensitive to meds and was able to jump right into 10mg no problem. Everyone is different. I would suggest starting it on like a Friday evening at 10mg, and if it messes you up, drop it to... (10 replies)
... The first week I took 10 mg and I just stepped up Thurs to 20mg. I was just about through what I think was the worst of the side effects when I upped the dose like I was supposed to. It was kind of like starting over. ... (11 replies)
... Anyway, the first 2 times I started taking it, I had zero side effects from day one. The first time I went off I went cold turkey and didn't even have withdrawal symptoms. The second time I had some withdrawal but I tapered off slowly and I was fine. ... (6 replies)
... I took zoloft 25 mg for one week then started 50 mg for 4 weeks. I got so many side effects like heightened anxiety for 2 weeks and then always headaches, fatigue, muscle pain, increased pulse, among others. ... (2 replies)
... when i started lexapro the first time i started it with atenolol so its hard to say what side effects were from what. i remember being tingly, lightheaded and a little anxious at first. you sound exactly like me when i did the zoloft this past week. ... (11 replies)
Jun 19, 2004
... The first day I took the 10 mg I felt like I was going to jump out of my skin. ... (10 replies)
... It took about two weeks to get the full effect of Lexapro. The first night I took it, I had a nice buzz. I had a few small panic attacks the first month and I had my doc up to me 20mg. In hindsight, I probably should have stayed at 10mg but after about 9 months on the 20mg, I weened myself to 10 mgs. ... (7 replies)
... Lexapro must be pretty strong because I am only on 5mg. I started on Tues. So, it's almost 5 days once I take my dose tonight. I guess the worst side effects I have had so far is that I am so tired. Even on 5mg. I also have had some sweating and nausea. I am taking 0. ... (11 replies)
... can cause negative side effects for some people. If the side effects are not too bad, your doctor will tell you to stick it out. Most people lose the side effects after a week or so. ... (4 replies)
... I have had episodes of anxiety in the past and have always been quick to take meds to take care of it. I took zoloft once and lexapro once, both for 3 months or so, and they both worked really well and the anxiety didn't come back for a while. ... (19 replies)
... imes during my first 2 weeks while being on Lexapro, but I have tried to redirect that anxiety into extra energy into keeping busy which has helped me during the day because I used to sleep too much during the day. ... (9 replies)
... It really sounds like a panic attack to me too, but hopefully you went to your Dr. appointment so she could tell for sure. Lexapro is supposed to have very little side effects. I usually can feel every side effect that comes from a pill, and this one hasn't been too bad. ... (25 replies)
... I started taking Lexapro 5 days ago. The first day at first I was sleepy, then I got really nauseated, then I got jittery, but NOT quite panicky, if that makes sense. ... (5 replies)
... Thats a EXTREMELY low dose, i started my first dose at 10 mg's, and felt nothing, not even side effects, but everyone reacts differently to medications. ... (10 replies)
... I take Lexapro for Anxiety, and at first it seemed like a miracle drug. I had developed an annoying twitch and it dissappeared the first day along with any anxiety I had. ... (15 replies)
... As far as side effects..... Well the first day he told me wait until you are home for the day and take 5 mg. I got both my kids home and was home for the rest of the day, or so I thought! ... (11 replies)

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