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... I was on lexapro for a while (close to a year). Started at 10 mg, got upped to 20... it helped lessen depression and OCD symptoms, but didn't help with my bulimia... A different doctor suggested trying Revia for the bulimia, but i haven't yet... Will be trying Prozac next and can report back if it helps with the bulimia... (2 replies)
... and the Lexapro can slow down metabolism and cause weight gain. ... (1 replies)
... Good morning everyone- I'm a 48yr. old male w/ Bulimia(15yrs.). Trying to recover but having one hell of a time. I've been able to get Alcoholism & a "benzo" addiction in recovery but the ED still has a hold of me.Started gaining weight while on Lexapro & Seroquil. Stopped both & now on Wellbutrin. Question- Have I messed up my metabolism for life? Exercising & what food I'm... (7 replies)

... I don't really have any advice for you (sorry), but I do want to say that I know exactly how you feel. I'm going through the exact same thing with Prozac. :rolleyes: I've been having problems with my ED (anorexia) and depression a lot lately. I think it may just be situational (things going on in my life right now) and I'm thinking I might not need an increase. My therapist... (7 replies)
... I have been on Lexapro for about 4 days now and I am absolutely terrified of gaining weight. I have heard a lot of stories about how people can gain a lot of weight on it. ... (7 replies)
... Hi dinobites!! Mostly I wanted you to know that you are NOT alone...I am standing right here next to you with many of the same feelings and problems. Yep, I,too, am a compulsive overeater. Not too many of here on this Board...never really have been, actually. I have always felt that overeaters are mostly misunderstood as we don't fit into the more common eds of anorexia... (1 replies)
... in a different state with new doctors and med.s. Prozac's not working this time so I'm going to try Lexapro after my system clears. ... (25 replies)
... loaded anything is my trigger food. One thing I did notice when I initially started takign the lexapro was that I didn't binge for a while just because I had no desire to. ... (7 replies)
... Please, please, please if you binge and purge regularly tell your doctor to stop your Wellbutrin because this drug is extremely dangerous if you have electrolyte disturbances. (1 replies)
... I am going through my third round of treament. This time my doctor put me on lexapro at first, but I didn't find it to be beneficial so I stopped taking it. I haven't used for almost 6 months and have done better than ever. ... (4 replies)
... when I got panic attacks, I felt like life wasn't worth living. Lexapro saved my life. ... (7 replies)




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