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... lexapro and prozac are the same type of antidepressant and I doubt there will be any effect on your weight the apetite can be improved when less anxious causing you to eat more with weight gain (5 replies)
... Hope I can help ya out, I did the switch but I went from fluoxetine to lexapro. I think I was taking 40 mg of prozac and The problem I had with it is I couldn't sleep!!! ... (5 replies)
... We can all blame the meds for gaining weight - but the reality is that you can't gain weight by not eating. It is the willpower that it breaks down. Build that back up and you can have the best of both worlds. No weight gain and a Med that will work. Lexapro is a wonderful drug and I take a high dose of it and have gained ZERO pounds. (5 replies)

... Thanks, I have heard that they are the same type. And yes my Doc did say that I would gain a little since the anxiety has subsided. But I have a constant appetite and crave anything and everything, so I think I will try the Prozac... (5 replies)
... Thank you for your response. I think I will go ahead and try to switch to Prozac. My girlfriend takes it and said that it does give her more energy, and loss of appetite. Good luck with getting pregnant and getting off of the lex... (5 replies)
... I have been taking Lexipro 10 mg for 4 months now. It has been wonderful for my anxiety. But my Doc is concerned of the 15 pounds I have gained while being on Lexipro. He gave me a prescription of Fluoxetine 20 mg (generic for PROZAC). It was all I could do just to start taking the Lexipro, I'm sure all of you understand the anxiety in that. I am afraid of the symptoms of... (5 replies)
... I'm on lexapro for GAD, its been about two years that I have been taking it. I love it! What a huge difference in my anxiety level. ... (8 replies)
... Ok well here is my experience. Its been a while since I was on paxil but i dont remember it helping me at all. Then they switched me to prozac and it helped for a while but they had to keep upping the dose and as they did I got a very angry personality. Both those I took for depression about 4 yrs ago. ... (8 replies)
Lexapro vs. zoloft
Apr 22, 2005
... sadly the first choice is often the one thats most expensively advertised or promoted to docs, and maybe pays the most frequent flyer points! if wanting a SSRI, consider generic prozac, its cheaper and prozac has been studied a lot all over the world for a long time so is the safest, I dont think any of the newer SSRI's have been shown to be any better (4 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)
Paxil vs Lexapro
Aug 11, 2004
... I agree that the dose is important, I would up the lexapro to near the max dose for a while occasionally these antidepressant meds dont work for a person at all, this usually isnt mentioned to docs by the drug cos but its a fact so if the lexapro doesnt help more you may only getting a placebo effect, in which case theres not much point in swapping to paxil as its the... (5 replies)
... been on Prozac for years and I am now having acute anxiety problems so my general doctor gave me Xanax to try to calm me for now and he suggested I wean off the Prozac and try Effexar. Does anyone have an suggestions or advice on this? ... (0 replies)
... There are many SSRIs that work for both, Zoloft, prozac, celexa, lexapro, effexor to name a few. I know when I first started having panic attacks I didn't have depression. But as my symptoms continued I got depressed because I couldn;t get a grip on how I felt like I had no control over my body and it's sensations and symptoms. Most people with panic and anxiety go... (3 replies)
... LOL...........No they don't............Well, they did... In 1989......They follow the same guides as physicians (They are physicians)....The top 4 now are Wellbutrin XL, Lexapro, Zoloft, and Paxil........ (4 replies)

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