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... I talked to my doctor about how I was feeling and he diagnosed me with depression associated with anxiety. He gave me a few samples of Lexapro and sent me on my way. I took 10mg of Lexapro for a little over a year. ... (12 replies)
... then I realized I hadn't taken the Lexapro for 2 days and the emergency room dr. said that you have to taper off of that slowly, it can cause severe withdrawals including anxiety and panic attacks. I went to see my dr. ... (4 replies)
... The docs say that you need to take Lexapro daily and not miss a dose. ... (4 replies)

... :) I guess it's my anxiety that is causing me to want off. They help, but not enough to justify the withdrawals, I guess. I mean, I was doing okay before I started them, my doc had me try them to prevent my stress-related migranes. I just get really nervous about having to take something every day to keep me level. I have had severe anxiety/panic attacks since I was 17,... (4 replies)
... lping anxiety and depression. Your doc is so wrong, you must taper off of these kind of meds slowly if you are going to stop taking them. My question is this, if Lexapro is working for you why not stay on them? ... (4 replies)
... lilyprincess, My advice to you would be to slowly remove yourself from the Lexapro. I was on it for about 4 mo. and I slowly stopped taking it. I was on 10 mg for 4 mo. then cut down to 5 mg every other day. I don't think that was even long enough. My only symptom at this point seems to be the brain zaps. I have been off the meds for about a month now. The half life on... (4 replies)
... m currently taking Lexapro 10mg. ... (0 replies)
... te more or not, which I don't think I did. Anyways, when I decided to get off Lexapro, my doctor had me wean off. The whole process took me about a month. The withdrawals were gnarly. I would get these zaps up my arms and I was totally spacey. It seemed whenever I would walk, my whole body would zap. Totally unpleasant. ... (3 replies)
... i stopped the lexapro because i was still having anxiety while on it, i tried zoloft and that was awful. i decided to stop the lexapro to see how i felt without all these drugs. the lexapro was wonderful the first month or so and then just did not do it for me. ... (8 replies)
... anxiety med is sexual side effects. I was on Lexapro for three months about a year ago, and it did nothing for me so I just stopped taking it. ... (8 replies)
... It shouldn't be hard going off of 5 mgs. of Lexapro. You could try taking it every other day for a week or 2, then every 3rd day, etc. I've read of withdrawals from larger doses of Lexapro, but I don't think you'll have a problem. Best of luck to you. ... (1 replies)
... I've been starting on Lexapro 5mg daily and its been making really tired and unmotivated for the past 2 months. ... (1 replies)
... My doctor told me that I don't need to go back to see her for 4 months. However, if my anxiety comes back, I should call her and probably up my Lexapro to 10 mgs. ... (36 replies)
... I have been on Lexapro for a few years now. After being on meds for 8 years total, I am ready to wean off. ... (3 replies)
Stopping lexapro
Dec 18, 2007
... Maybe I am lucky.....cause I've been on lexapro 2 times and each time I weaned off very very slowly and never had any brain zaps....never had any withdrawals...... ... (7 replies)
... I had they same thing from ending Lexapro. Mine lasted about a wee. They feelings wouls come and go. It will go away. Why did you stop the Lexapro? (8 replies)
... I think lexapro has less side effects of sexual problems than zoloft, which I am now taking. I think if you stop the lexapro for a day or two, the sexual problems are resolved, without going through any withdrawals I've read about. ... (8 replies)
... I was on Lexapro for depression for 3 years up until about 4 months ago. For me it worked incredibly well but i couldnt stop gaining weight. ... (5 replies)
... I have been on 25 Zoloft for two months. If I switched now to Lexapro like the doctor has suggested, will I have side effects and withdrawals? ... (5 replies)
... I'm not sure all this is so good but I also read it's not wise to be either severely depressed or going through drug withdrawals while pregnant. ... (7 replies)

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