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... The long term effects of SSRI's is not measurable as those of us taking them are literally the lab rats who will determine that. ... (12 replies)
Jan 10, 2009
... I am also taking lexapro for a month and find it brillant! im only on 5mg daily and starting 10mg tomorrow! ... (2 replies)
... I"m reading how people on Lexapro are saying they feel awesome and plan on never getting off of it unless it stops working. Is it safe to stay on this stuff for years and years? ... (3 replies)

... I took Celexa for a few years, gained a BUNCH of weight, but easily switched to Luvox with no issues at all. ... (5 replies)
... anxiety drug from the Benzo family of drugs. It works very quick within 15 minutes. Quicker on an empty stomach. ... (5 replies)
... Ok, I'm pretty sure it does take a few weeks for the brain to build up some defense to the effects of the medication, I wouldn't call that "working" but you may feel better. ... (27 replies)
... and asked if long term use of the Clonazapem could be causing me to be worse. Never got a straight answer from anyone. They added Lexapro, which didn't work. ... (10 replies)
Feb 17, 2012
... I'm amazed with all the views of this post that nobody has replied with a yes that they have successfully gotten off of an SSRI for good, after having taken it for an extended amount of time. Thats actually kind of scary. ... (8 replies)
... took a bit of experimenting with dosage, I finally ended up trimming the 10 mg tablets down to 7. ... (4 replies)
... use permanent damage using zoloft for 2 years. I tapered down to nothing for 10 months and was off about 4 months when I had the biggest prolonged anxiety attack of my life. I had never experienced anxiety before prior to zoloft. I lost 20 pounds. I had to go on lexapro just to be functional and currently at 7. ... (12 replies)
Anxiety problem?
Jan 20, 2013
... There are two types of drugs that are used for the most part in addressing anxiety. For long term relief the first choice is SSRI class drugs like Prozac, Celexa or Lexapro. These are also used in other related disorders like depression and OCD. ... (6 replies)
Anxiety Meds
Jul 12, 2008
... I am on Lexapro now with Klonopin at night or as needed during the day. My dose of Lexapro for the first 2 weeks has been .5mg. I just increased to to 10mg last night per my dr's request. I take 0. ... (5 replies)
... That's a "Thing" with me...I'm assuming part of my OCD...if something says you can ONLY do it so may times a day then I CAN NOT do it even one single time more. ... (15 replies)
... an and has been taken for recreational purposes and therefore has a nasty stigma associated with it. That it is addictive, and causes seizures and death. First of all it isn't addictive, it causes dependancy. ... (3 replies)
... First of all you need to know what is going on with your body and then find something to treat that problem. What pills are they offering? ... (6 replies)
... not to mention side effects like weight gain and hair loss. I'm hoping to just use the benzos occasionally, but if I have to use them everyday, I'm not going to beat myself up about it. It's not my fault my nevous system is out of whack. ... (5 replies)
Social anxiety
Jul 27, 2003
... anxiety efect of Klonopin alone. ... (23 replies)
... I've been on and off of Lexapro since 2006. I too was diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder. I have been off of it for over a year after relying on it for a third time during the above time span. The longest I was ever on it was approximately a year and a half straight. ... (2 replies)
... Well let's see after trying Celexa, Zoloft, paxil, Lexapro..non of those worked. they just made me depressed is all. As I mentioned before, I have no signs of depression. Mine was more panic attacks, and freaking out for nothing , like driving long distances, and being in huge crowds. ... (46 replies)
... ith anxiety right away but after a week started getting anxious again, doc wanted to increase dose. I decided just to get off. Read too many things about SSRI long term use and getting off after a long period of time. I probably never should have started it as I am paranoid about "brain meds". ... (5 replies)

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