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Lexapro 20mg
Oct 16, 2006
... i also have been on lexapro 10 mg for a month helped anxiety and depression some but i also still feel a little anxiety dr said takes 6 weeks to work i feel zoned out on it though and sleepy (i take it at night) does anyone else. i am almost scared to increase even though i think i may need to (12 replies)
... to jis ask doc about reducing the dose, anxiety sufferers often need a small starting dose to help their systems get used to the lexapro, valium type meds also help lexapro takes 2 to 6 weeks to work, with a small chance it wont work at all (14 replies)
Lexapro pals
Jun 6, 2004
... I am still trembling almost 3 months later. My muscle twitch and my muscles tremble upon exertion. Maybe it's not something I'm letting go of. I seem to be more relaxed off the 10mg. of Prozac. And I know it takes up to 6 weeks to work, I mean really work. So u saw a psych? ... (34 replies)

... Gotta give it at least 3 weeks to know if the dose is working. ... (6 replies)
... I just went back on Lexapro after being off for about 10 months. The last time I took it, it took about 3 weeks to work and then I was fine. This time, it took 6 weeks. ... (17 replies)
... mg. helps my depression, but not my anxiety. Only the Xanax at night helps that. I found that only 20 mgs. of Lexapro didn't work. I needed the higher dosage. Normally, it takes 4 to 6 weeks to really kick in. ... (8 replies)
... My anxiety problems have just started within the last two months or so, so I am relatively new to this. I do not have panic attacks or have health phobias. I just seem nervous, jittery, irritated and on edge most of the time. ... (6 replies)
Pleas Help Quickly
Sep 14, 2004
... gers and many other small aches that are dealable but annoying. Are these symptoms of anxeity or are they putting me on meds for no reason. My doctor has me on Lexapro but I have only been on it for 3 weeks and it hear that it takes 4 to 6 weeks to work so I guess that I will have to wait. Are these normal symptoms? ... (1 replies)
Pleas Help Quickly
Sep 14, 2004
... Hi meagon I assume doc thinks its all from anxiety, lexapro is a prozac type antidepressant that usually reduces anxiety and relaxes you, takes 2 to 6 weeks to work properly would also help if you learned to relax and took long soaks in a hot bath, also jacuzzi, spas, etc, try massage and get more exercise, maybe join a gym :) (1 replies)
... I know you've probably heard this same question a million times and the answer is usually "YES!" but I wanted to share my story in hopes that someone else has been through the same thing. ... (5 replies)
... weeks. First I took 5 mg, then was upped to 10 mg after a week, then, after about 4 weeks, i was upped to 15 mg. It has helped me alot. You really need to ask your dr. for something additional to help with the anxiety, til the lexapro kicks in. I hear that it takes about 6 weeks. ... (14 replies)
... I can't understand why I am having all these side effects on just 5 mg Lexapro. I was on 10 mg for 6 years and felt wonderful. Went off in December and my quality of life spiraled downward from then on. ... (12 replies)
... or trying Lexapro. It will either work for you or not. ... (4 replies)
... We gave Zoloft and Lexapro a full three months before bailing on each. ... (4 replies)
... if anything at least I'm not crying at everything like I used to like a song on the radio or a Hallmark commercial! Lol I was on 5 ML of Lexapro for 6 weeks and just this week upped it to 10 ML so we'll see if it helps. I hate the loss of appetite! ... (8 replies)
... Buspar is not addictive at all. Lexapro you have to go through about 2 weeks of major unpleasantness and then things get better. ... (6 replies)
... It takes about 6 weeks for the Zoloft to work, this is what I found. The anxiety calmed down after a couple of weeks. I kept out of situations that made me worse for awhile. ... (7 replies)
... I have been on Lexapro now for about 3 months. It took a good 6 weeks before it kicked in good and all my anxiety symptoms quieted down. I feel like my old self again and no longer have anxiety symptoms. ... (6 replies)
Anyone on lexapro?
Sep 30, 2004
... Yep, been on Lexapro for 5 going on 6 months. ... (8 replies)
... weeks to fully work. That doesn't mean that yours will take that long but usually takes a little bit longer than a week. I have been taking Lexapro for 2 weeks now and I am still suffering through the symptoms. ... (1 replies)


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