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... I am sorry your wife is going through this. I am 35 years old and I also have panic attacks at night. Well, they are pretty much controlled now, but they used to be so terrible. I got to the point where I was scared to sleep. ... (2 replies)
... s thing and I had a hard time calming down. The next day while at work, it started for no reason and I had a full blown panic attack. Looking back, I can easily see how my body led up to having a panic attack because of the way I was overreacting stressfully to everything. ... (6 replies)
... Thank you. I took my first dose last night. 5mg, and I too will work my way up. I will stay on 10mg for two weeks, then see about going to 20. I did have night sweats. I hate those, because I'm already having hot and cold flashes already. I asked my Dr. ... (3 replies)

... SSRI drugs DO NOT work for my anxiety, and believe me I have about tried them all. SO........ ... (3 replies)
... I'm glad that you're going to try the Lexapro! I was first prescribed 10mg pills but I cut them in half and only took 5mg's for the first week. I ended up staying on 5mg's for an additional week because I was having nasty heartburn but I was prescribed Nexium and that helped. ... (4 replies)
... Wow chantel, that is a great story, congrats on your continued success! I guess maybe i took the lexapro too close together with the xanax, but it was just horrible for me. I also think that I am going to die, pretty much all the time. ... (11 replies)
... I suffer from Panic Attacks and have been taking Lexapro for them for over a year now. Yes, it does help Panic attacks, but like hry said, everyone is different and you may have to find the one that works for you. ... (3 replies)
... My first panic attack was April of this year. Thought i was having a heart attack.... you know the rest! I am a 28 yr old married women with at 3 year old son. ... (4 replies)
Is it normal?
Apr 14, 2004
... It could also be the Lexapro or any of your meds irritating your stomach. Ulcer attacks usually occur in the middle of the nite, don't ask me why, but it's true. I have read it in many articles on ulcers. Mine always started about 1 a.m. ... (20 replies)
... runDdmc, I have not taken Lexapro but am considering it. ... (11 replies)
... I have panic attacks, and I had them bad about a year ago. My P Doctor put me on Lexapro, but only ten mgs., and it has been cut down to 5mgs. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks for replying. Its nice to hear someone is in a similar situation as me. You sound so much like me. ... (4 replies)
Is it normal?
Apr 11, 2004
... I did go to the er for my digestive problems, they did blood work and an ultrasound...turned out ok. The problems is I always have nausea especially after i eat.. ... (20 replies)
Apr 16, 2011
... FYI, I have been on lexapro for over 4 years. The only side effects I experience are the sexual ones like you get from most of the SSRI's. Personally, lexapro does not help my anxiety but I think I have less panic attacks because of it. ... (6 replies)
... I am on 10mg of Lexapro right now too. It also took me a while to get adjusted to it. I just want to say that Ativan does cause depression. Benzo's do this. I have tried them all. Xanex, Ativan, and now Klonopin. ... (3 replies)
... all the tests too and they have come back normal. Thank goodness! It's amazing what your nervous system can do to your body. After suffering from such severe panic attacks, I had myself convinced that I was dying. I thought I had a brain tumor or something deadly. ... (14 replies)
Sep 24, 2004
... I have been on Lexapro for a year now and it has been a great drug for my panic attacks. I do want to tell you this though. ... (8 replies)
... Well I would like to have something similar to xanax that does last longer. I like only having to take a med once a day. Xanax works for me really well and I am not sure that when these 30 are gone that the doc will refill. ... (23 replies)
... especially at work with meetings...uh oh! ... (6 replies)
Anyone take Buspar
Jun 16, 2004
... I took buspar for almost 7 years and it worked wonders for me too. I disagree that it does not help panic attacks. It literally saved my life when I was almost ready for the hospital. ... (12 replies)

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