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Lexapro first dose
Sep 13, 2006
... Actually you can take lower than 10. I started on 2.5 then after two weeks five then another two weeks went up to ten. I now take 20. ... (2 replies)
... I'd say give it a month, but be sure to keep in touch with your doctor. Lexapro might not be the right drug for you. Or you may do better on 20mg than 10. ... (3 replies)
... this way, as awful as it sounds. we all have to go through a bout of side effects taking these meds. it usually takes a week or two for them to subside. i was on lexapro but am now on celexa. I have very unusual side effects from switching, weird brain zaps an a smooshy feeling in my brain and around my temples. ... (5 replies)

... will stay at that dosage. Actually the article I read about the Ginkgo said it helps with despression and anxiety too, so this may be why I'm feeling good on a lower dose. I will keep you posted! ... (106 replies)
... Chances are the lexapro was not in your system anymore after nearly a week. How are you feeling now? ... (6 replies)
... Your doctor should have started you out at a lower dose then weaned you to 10mgs. 10mgs is TOO HIGH to start out with. All SSRI's cause an increase in anxiety for several weeks during the beginning stages. ... (3 replies)
... I'm going to give the lexapro another go after my exams are over. ... (6 replies)
... I have been on Lexapro 20mg for over 6 months now, and within the past 2 months I have started to feel extremely tired about an hour after I take my pill. ... (6 replies)
Too much Lexapro?
Jun 10, 2006
... I take 20mg of Lexapro daily. I started out with 10 but I didn't feel it was working, then I went up to 20 and it seems to be working fine. ... (6 replies)
... Have been taking Lexapro for almost two months now. Mentally I feel great but I have this nervous energy I just can't deal with anymore. ... (7 replies)
... hard to say and the psych probably wont really know either, you could try a lower dose, its possible the lexapro has stopped working for you, this occasionally happens get your ears checked for wax, its so obvious that everyone thinks someone else must have done it so it can never get done :eek: (6 replies)
... had no motivation for life. I started out on celexa and then went to zoloft and it is much better then when I was on celexa. I've tried weanning myself down to a lower dose of zoloft but it never worked. I'm wondering if I should try paxil or lexapro as my main problem is anxiety not depression? ... (4 replies)
Feb 16, 2005
... ck out 3 weeks of bad side effects with lexapro, but it was worth it. The problem was, I became seriously fatigued after a couple of months. I may retry it, at a lower dose, because it was wonderful in decreasing my anxiety. ... (40 replies)
... I'm only taking 5 mg of lexapro and sweating like crazy. ... (1 replies)
Lexapro 5 mgs
Apr 19, 2009
... takes the 5 mg. dose. He started on the 10 but could not take the side effect of feeling tired and yawning all the time. He's doing well on the lower dose, but still complains of being a bit tired. But his anxiety is better. ... (9 replies)
... Hi Natty, I found that my appetite has gotten a little better, but it still isn't 100%. I've been on the 10mg dose for the same amount of time as you (but I started three weeks before that at a lower dose) and I do feel some improvement. I'm still getting a little anxious, but it isn't as bad and I'm not having any anxiety/panic attacks. I'm hoping with another few weeks... (24 replies)
... Personally, I think 20mgs is a bit high to start on due to side effects, etc... and if you start high, you will never know if you could have been well on a much lower dose. ... (53 replies)
... you really should have started at a lower dose... ... (9 replies)
... I am glad the .5 mg works for you. I tried going down to that, but I could tell that I didn't feel as calm on the lower dose, so after a few days I went back up to the 10 mg. Now on the weekends, I do cut back down to 5, just to try to minimize the sexual sideaffects I am having. ... (201 replies)
... I started taking Lexapro in July 2007. After initial extra anxiety, it finally kicked in and it helped with panic attacks a lot, even OCD. I was on 5mgs. ... (1 replies)

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