Drug Ratings for LEXAPRO

Average Rating: 3.2 (1794 Ratings)

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 1  depressed due to loos of mother I had a seizure, which is one of the rare serious side effects of this medication. Now since then ivd had headachs, head pains, confusions, cant be left alone i fall when i stand up, i cant think correctly, i have ti think on howto spell words now, i cant remember my own info, i have to have help with taking care of my own kids. I have to take two diff type of headach meds for my headachs and one for my seizures, I get agervated and frusterated when myhead pains start. I now have to have an MRI an see a nueroligist about my head. So i recomend nobody take this medicine F 24 1 months
10mg
10/29/2014
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 4  Depression Weight gain, memory loss I have gained about 15 pounds, but I was under weight to begin with. I have had some memory loss. Short term and long term. Other than that, this medication is amazing. I no longer want to harm myself or other people. And best of all, I rarely get depressed. And when I do, the docs told me to up my dose, which helps very well. F 22 6 months
10 Mg 1X D
10/28/2014
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 3  Depression and anxiety Loss of appetite and constipation . Also sleepy. F 28 3 days
10
10/26/2014
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 1  Anxiety/Depression Still depressed and anxious. Nausea and loss of appetite. After 8 years it just stopped working for me I was on 10 mg. tried to wean off ....and for about 2 weeks I was off completely. However, once I started experiencing some heavy duty side effects...I could not stand the struggle so I went back on 5 mg. and now increased to 7 mg. F 6 weeks
7 1X D
10/23/2014

 1  Anxiety/Depression Still depressed and anxious. Nausea and loss of appetite. After 8 years it just stopped working for me I was on 10 mg. tried to wean off ....and for about 2 weeks I was off completely. However, once I started experiencing some heavy duty side effects...I could not stand the struggle so I went back on 5 mg. and now increased to 7 mg. F 6 weeks
7 1X D
10/23/2014

 3  Anxiety/Depression Apathy; fatigue; loss of sex drive. Lexapro works well for anxiety; few physical side effects; some lowered sex drive and fatigue, but has psychological side effects e.g. apathy. Some people call it the "who gives a damn" medication. It's better than being overwhelmed with stress but it'd be nice to care about something! Start at 5mg and take more if needed. I wouldn't recommend starting at 20mg like an MD might recommend. M 50 4 years
5 1X D
10/20/2014
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 3  anxiety No sex drive!!! Started having acne..probably due to insomnia. Bad heart burn. It helps 100% with my anxiety. But I'm considering stopping the medicine bc of all the side effects! F 32 3 months
10
10/20/2014

 5  Panic Attacks None. This medication took about a week or so to get into my system, but it has changed my life for the better! I was stubborn for 3-4 years and would rather deal with panic attacks rather than take a pill, but it has returned my life to normal. It has been wonderful. I sleep better, my anxiousness is non-existent, heart palpitations are no longer a concern. It's a life saver to me. F 30 1 months
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10/13/2014
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 4  gad and heart palpation Mild anxiety and jaw clenching and nausea. The anxiety and jaw clenching is getting better. I'm not dwelling on things as much and somewhat happier F 51 6 days
10
10/12/2014

 5  anxiety/depresion Maybe a little dry mouth but that's about it.This is literally my first day taking this drug and about 12 hours later I lost all anxiety I have ever felt. If this is how a normal person feels and I been living life since a child like this then its almost like i was Reborn,Of course way to early to tell and I have thought about what will happen if it stops working and i have to keep upping my dosage until I can't, but that was my only anxiety so far and also am thinking this is working tooooo gooood! I cant be this calm! Normally i'm already thinking about waking up getting dressed eating breakfast if my face will have a pimple. how many people will be at Dunkin Donuts tomorrow. If there are a lot of people standing in line Ill avoid them and try 7-11 and if that's to busy Ill go through this one Drive-Thru that is 10 mins out of the way but at least I will l not have to see people staring at my ugly face and know that I'm nervous standing in line. God forbid I have to start talking whi Craziest thing was I had a relationship for 4 years and never told her this. she was a former model who some people call the prettiest women they ever seen.I always said she was out of my league by a mile. We had a baby together 3 years ago and with the anxiety I had and added stress from being a new Dad I started taking oxycontin.First time ever taking pills. Long story short I told the love of my life that I was addicted to these painkillers and she took it as I was being dishonest with her and she stopped trusting me and left me. That's when I knew i needed help for my anxiety/depression. Till this day she dose not know any of this. Just thinks I was being a irresponsible person who wanted to get high. Now we co-parent 50/50 but till this day she dose not know that I have been to embarrassed to admit this to anyone and lived with this eating at me for 30 years. Moral of the story is life is so short.so A. - If you need help DONT wait! Ask today! And B.- Why should I have to feel any other way then normal? If this drug works and I don't have to live like i was then ill be happier than Gilmore! M 37 1 days
10mg 1X D
10/5/2014
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 1  anxiety Horrible extremely anxious and heart palpitations. Severe ingestion. Insomnia couldnt sleep for four night, maybe total 15hours F 44 1 days
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10/2/2014

 4  anxiety , depression lexapro worked well... felt more motivated Daily... had Insomnia so i took benadryl.. loss of appetite.. F 25 3 weeks
10mg
9/28/2014

 5  anxiety and depression This medicine has been a lifesaver for me. I started lexapro almost 2 months ago. Before starting lexapro I was so angry, anxious and very irritable to the point of wanting to pull out my own hair. I couldn't stand myself let alone anyone else stand me. At first the meds made me feel high but that is getting better. I have gained a little weight but I have started eating less in hopes it will stop the weight gain. We shall see. No other side effects though. F 41 2 months
10 mg
9/25/2014

 4  Depression F 24 2 years
20 mg
9/21/2014

 1  Mild depression Visual and auditory hallucinations, feeling of having a lump in my throat, dizziness, trembling hands, severe muscle twitches, feeling of being disconnected from reality, agitation, numbed emotions, I BARELY COULDNT WALK AT TIMES, SEVERE insomnia, loss of apetite vomited 3 times, confusion, unable to focus(I barely could read a journal), VIVID nightmares, intestinal twitches, violent thoughts, amnesia, SUICIDAL IDEATION ... Lexapro was a torture device from Hell for me... I've been poisened. Right after taking the Lexapro I was diagnosed being deficient in Iron, even after 6 months the dizziness never went away. And ever since I've been experiencing muscle aches and cramps all throughout my body. These are health issues I never had prior to taking this crap. In other words, I've never been the same since. M 25 4 days
10 1X D
9/18/2014
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 1  Depression I took this for 1 week along with Geodon (for Bipolar) and Remeron (sleep), it started making me feel weird after about 4 days into it, I felt out of it, I kept having rebound mania and racing thoughts, feeling mentally slow, but physically on speed, just weird!,I also got nausea and vomiting a few times, and loss of appetite... never again, the pharmacy told me Lexapro should not go with Geodon because Lexapro enhances the side effects of the Geodon, so I'm not sure why my doctor prescribed me those 2 together.... after a week I flushed the Laxapro down the toilet, started feeling better the next morning. M 27 1 weeks
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9/14/2014
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 1  Depression Nausea, hazy feeling in my head, spaced out, blood pressure up and down, heart pumping, tired, weak legs. Didn't take one today and still had fuzzy head, slight head ache and fainted late this afternoon. I have never fainted in my life!!! I would not recommend this drug to anyone. F 67 1 days
10 MG 1X D
9/11/2014

 1  Anxiety Lexapro was hell for me. I experienced too many side effects in the two days of taking it. I had sweaty palms and feet, nausea, throwing up, diarrhea, heart palpitations, insomnia, felt like I was in a dream, couldn't concentrate, random panic attacks and could not concentrate. I finally decided not to take it anymore after two days. I am still experiencing side effects two days after I quit taking it. F 24 2 days
10mg
9/1/2014

 5  Depression and Anxiety Weird (but not scary) vivid dreams Headaches after crying Since I've been on Lexapro, I've had 0 panic attacks! This drug really is a mood enhancer more than it is a anti-depressant F 17 20 months
5-10MG 1X D
8/22/2014
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 2  anxiety I was taking Lexapro 10 mgs for 1.5 years and felt great. Now I have my anxiety back. My dr. upped to 20 mgs. Now after 10 days I still feel horrible. When will it kick in and will it? I hear so many times with the newer SSRI that some people have to take an add on drug. Maybe I am reading into this, but do you think that don't act the way the older SSRI do like paxil, Zoloft where people did not take an add-on F 58 1 months
10 1X D
8/15/2014
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 5  BP-2, Social Anx On-yawning at first, lower sex drive, more difficult orgasms, less creative, more sleep required. Off - brain zaps at first, hip pain, BP and Anx. Lexapro was the missing puzzle piece for me. I was happy with my kids, new wife, life. I was social and confident and had a skip in my step. However, I'm one of those people that don't want to be on drugs as I refused help for 10 years prior. So, I weened myself off (6 weeks) 10 months ago and now I'm the same miserable person I was 11 years ago except now I have joint pain and I am more anxious than ever. M 49 10 years
20mg 1X D
8/5/2014

 5  anxiety,depression ,pnd,gad Starting 5mgs for 3 days then upped for for the remainder.. Loss appetite,sleepiness I felt the affects the first few days more happier expecially to my kids I'm able to handle situations calmer than I than would normally in the past :0) F 25 1 weeks
7/31/2014
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 5  Depression/Anxiety Headache, Drowsiness I'm still taking Lexapro and it has helped me a lot with depression and anxiety. Some days are still bad, but for the most part 80% of the time It helps me a lot. F 22 4 months
5 MG 1X D
7/29/2014
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 1  depression headach memory loss nausea Don't waste your mney F 60 1 days
5mg 1X D
7/29/2014

 1  GAD/Depression/leaky heart valve Well first off i took brand name lexapro 10 years ago and was fine. I started taking the generic escitalopram because of anxiety and depression and to control my anxiety because of a leaky heart valve. The generic is horrible. I took this Sat morning and a few hours into my day I had a mild panic attack and horrid heart burn. Then I couldnt sleep. All night. I heard voices that weren't there. Severe heart burn. Then the WORST PANIC ATTACK OF MY LIFE! Thought I was dying. Not taking it anymore. The generic is not the same. And its been 10 years since taking it. Had to take benadryl last night to sleep. Havent taken it today and im a jittery mess. Involuntary spasms of my lower lip and chin etc. Feeling on edge. Loss of sexual pleasure on the pill and inability to orgasm. F 28 2 days
10 mg
7/28/2014
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 3  OCD, depression, anxiety Horribly excessive sweating, bad body odour, and gained 20 lbs. It helped my anxiety a lot at the beginning, but helped less over time. I get pretty anxious a lot again. And now I feel smelly fat and gross all the time. Yay. F 22 8 months
10
7/27/2014

 1  depression Feeling impending doom. M 60 2 weeks
20 mg
7/24/2014

 2  Depression (bipolar 2) Constipation - painful, extreme, and constant Weight gain - 20 pounds total in 6 months Appetite increase - hard to resist eating even while getting fatter I don't know if Lexapro helps with depression. I couldn't tell. I tried it because my bipolar manifests as depression for the winter months. All that changed was that I got fat and unable to poop, neither a known depression cure. It left me just as sad, only bigger and full of poop. F 37 6 months
5, 2.5 1X D
7/18/2014
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 4  bi-polar II none except for lack of excitement about anything. I get very mean/hateful, imagine things like people talking about me if I don't take them I am totally normal on them and I don't need a high dose. I have suffered the worse then death withdraws. But, I don't really care to do anything, clean the house, travel, have a party while taking them. Although I don't care to do anything. When I absolutely force myself, I am always pleased I did. I have thought I could come off of them and would taper and suffer the withdrawal process. Only to find out I shouldn't. F 65 25 years
5 mg 1X D
7/4/2014
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 1  depression after renal cell CA I went into tardive dyskinesia after the second increased dose of 20mg and then serotonin syndrome for 18 months that required hospitalization initially. I was then unable to work or concentrate. Retrospectively I would have been pleased to be just depressed. It was a life changing experience on top of my cancer diagnosis. I am still taking anti-seizure meds and am on disability due to my inability to perform ICU nursing anymore. M 63 3 months
10 1X D
7/3/2014

 3  Anxiety Hi all, well where do I start I was first put on Avanza 15mg cut a 30mg in half for anxiety by a phys this thing nearly killed me I felt so bad I could not wake. I would need tooth picks to open my eyes far out very bad stuff this would have been may 2013. It gave me 2 panic attacks I though I was going to die... June 2013 I start Pristiq the thing gave me heart palpitation I was having no luck my life felt I couldn't handle anything. I then decided to do my own research and come across lexapro I then seen my doctor & asked to be put on this wow i started with 5mg and it made me so tired very groggy feeling in my head. Week 2 bump up to 10mg this thing is evil I could sleep constant I was on am decided to change to pm. I am now coming up to 1 year on lexapro 10mg & I have suck up 1 year of this tiredness feeling, lack of concentration. I have a constant feeling in my head like I have had alcohol and I'm wake up hung over. I now am going look at different options I'm scare to stop I will give lexapro a 8/10 for anxiety. I just can't handle the tired feeling no more. No other side effects just that. Kind Regards, Mell Email: mell29@live.com F 30 1 years
10mg
6/8/2014
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 1  Anxiety extreme sleepiness/lethargy, panic The moment I took it I got sleepy... and the sleepiness never went away for as long as I was taking it. I could barely leave bed, much less leave the house, and it was just miserable. This caused some panic. It did seem to help reduce the anxiety for a bit, but it caused more anxiety than it helped. I've taken SSRIs before, and have never had side effects like this. M 38 3 days
10 mg 1X D
6/5/2014
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 5  anziety disorder I was having aches in my legs and elbow and bottom of feet great meds if you can get through the first month F 51 2 months
10mg 1X D
5/28/2014
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 5  gen. anxiety & obsessive thinking The 1st week or so I had mild gastro issues and sometimes mild headache but nothing unbearable. Also decrease in libido but has since gotten better in last couple weeks. I started taking Deer Antler Velvet extract to help with Libido and it's really helped! I asked my doctor to take this med after research I'd done and talking with several co-workers and friends who take it. My doctor prescribed 10mg daily but i started with 5mg and it has worked great! Think I will stay at 5mg for now at least. It has almost completely stopped my obsessive thoughts that I've struggled with my entire life and my general anxiety level is down too! Overall I feel much better and sleep much better too. I am happy I stuck with it...Oh and another benefit is I've lost 14 lbs in 28 days!!...which I needed to do anyway. Lexapro really helped curb my appetite, particularly for bad foods like sugars, processed carbs, etc...Rarely even crave them now. :)...PS. I am taking a generic form of Lexapro. M 41 1 months
5mg 1X D
4/29/2014

 1  Depression Anxiety Heart Palpitations My anxiety is getting worse. Its not helping at all. I feel paranoid. I'm hallucinating (hearing voices, seeing things). Cannot sleep at all. Feels as though I'm being possessed? Mood swings. F 22 3 days
10 mg
4/13/2014

 3  depression / anxiety insomnia, weight gain gp recommended after a few years on Prozac, because it was new. Seemed OK (same) for first year or so, but slowly gained weight then light-sleeping and insomnia, anxiety increased. When Blue Cross dropped it from formulary, my gp prescribed Celexa which was much worse (jittery, very high bp, dizzy, high anxiety, totally sleepless insomnia, passed out and hospitalized within 2 weeks). Returned to Prozac and doing much better. duh. F 60 10 years
20 1X D
3/12/2014

 4  depression Mild itching and headaches I've refused antidepressants throughout my entire 4yr extremely physically and emotionally abusive marriage, but after also losing a pregnancy a few months ago, I needed help. This medicine has saved my life. I have finally left my marriage, regained my confidence and will to live. I see hope for my future, am more social than ever and feel happy for the first time in years. With a strict exercise regimen, I have also managed to lose weight on my already small frame. I was always anti drugs...but hope people will read this and give this med a shot. It is a godsend for me. F 29 2 months
10mg 1X D
2/26/2014
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 1  Depression/ anxiety Extreme Weight Gain 30 pounds M 16 1 years
5 MG
2/19/2014

 1  for instrusive thoughts Anxiety ringing in the head or ears i dont no, paranoid i jave to stop this crap worked onl with depresion 34 1 months
10mg
2/10/2014
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 5  Anxiety, depression, BPD tiredness and dizziness, nausea, spaced out feeling and lack of concentration as well as a bit of memory loss, feeling almost as if I am "buzzed" or "euphoric" and slight ringing in the ears. I just started taking lexapro after having my 2nd child and I must say, given the side effects I am having, my anxiety and depression have decreased so far and my anger has fizzled. I can't be strict with my daughter when she misbehaves because I always end up laughing or giggling lol! It seems like nothing can get me mad or upset and this is the exact effect that I wanted as well as my anxiety and depression under control and my mood stabilizing. I do feel numb at times, like I don't feel anything at all, but it isn't necessarily a bad thing compared to being as over emotional as I was. I do feel extremely tired, but nothing a cup of coffee can't fix lol, and I do have some memory loss, or a hard time remembering, as well as difficulty concentrating, but again it's nothing even close to being unbearable or anything serious. Hopefully my side effects like my dizziness and ringing in the ears (when it does occur) subside, but other than that I am doing well!! No wanting to hurt myself or have as many negative thoughts as before. I feel in control for once and I feel like I am living normally. Definitely a recommended medication! F 24 5 days
10mg 1X D
2/8/2014
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 3  GAD Bruxism, weight gain 30lbs, dermatomylositis type skin reactions, I have exzema so it exaggerated my condition. Little empathy and very apathetic , which seems right for treating anxiety. It did work for me mentally but physically my jaw has been clenched and my head has hurt for months. I tapered of and now I am starting to notice relief. F 30 2 years
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2/5/2014

 2  Panic agoraphobia I was originally on 30mg of paxil worked great for a few years until I started getting severe panic attacks went to the doc and he prescribed me 10mg of lexapro for 3 days and 20mg from then on after a week and a half still felt sick flu like symptoms major anxiety zombie like feeling so I called the doc he put Me on 40mg I been on 40mg for 3 days now and still have major anxiety feel dizzy and severe headaches I also take 1mg of clonazepam a day for the agoraphobia does anybody feel or felt like I do and feel better now F 31 2 weeks
40mg
1/31/2014
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 1  deprisson Made me have strange thoughts and panic attacks. F 37 1 weeks
10
1/28/2014

 1  anxiety nagging headache M 56 365 days
10mg 1X D
1/4/2014

 4  Depression Headaches, flattening of emotions, some memory loss PLEASE be aware that the generics of Lexapro are NOT the same as the name brand. Be very very careful when having an Rx filled. I had a terrible experience with one generic. The best manufactuer I have found is Lupen and is carried by CVS. M 62 3 years
10mg 1X D
12/16/2013
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 1  GAD Weak legs Agoraphobic F 5 months
10
11/25/2013

 5  anxiety First let me say that I started out on 2.5mgs at night for 2 weeks, then went to 5mgs which I am still at, the 5 mgs are in the morning. I have been on a total of 5wks the 1st four I had insomnia so I took 1/2 Ativan at night to help with sleep but would still wake after 4 hours, now at week 5 I cant imagine life with out it. I have a fabulous Dr. who says if 5mgs works for me then that is my therapeutic dose, hang in and start low, I tried it years ago at too high a dose and absolutely hated it. Just never give up, I personally think that all meds are started at too high a dose , your body needs time to adjust, I hope you find what works for you......... F 58 5 weeks
5mgs 1X D
11/23/2013

 4  Anxiety Disorders, Depression None Lexapro has not helped me with my medication resistant severe depression or any of my severe anxiety problems. THE ONE VERY IMPORTANT AREA THAT THE LEXAPRO HAS HELPED IS IT HAS ELIMINATED THE EXCESSIVE IRRATIBILITY THAT I EXPERIENCE IF NOT TAKING IT. This has made things much better for myself and my family. M 49 3 years
20 mg 1X D
11/22/2013

 2  Depression Had to discontinue as I could not cope with the severity of the headaches. Also experienced nausea, insomnia and the desire to sleep all day (in part at least because of the insomnia, I guess.) I could have put up with these, just not the headaches. I was really hoping that this was my miracle after celexa stopped working after a while. My doctor told me that this drug had less side effects than celexa. Definitely not the case for me. I hope that others have success. F 46 6 days
20mg 1X D
11/16/2013

 2  depresion and enxiety Im not sure lexamil its lexapro.i have frequenly yawning,thinking of scared things,shoulders stroking or twiching after yawning,afraid of going outside,afraid of being sad,restless sleep,tired, lose concetration.can I stop this tablets ,lexamil&alzam.can I stop taking it and use omega 3. F 42 7 days
10mg
10/31/2013
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 1  doctor said it'd help anxiety waking up every 2 minutes to pee, severe tooth grinding during sleep, nightmares, very agitated, psychosis, MADE ME WANT TO JUMP OUT OF MY SKIN! My hands and feet were POURING out sweat all day long, I couldn't concentrate on anything and I could not sit still at all! Anybody remember drug education back in school, where the teacher mentioned a "bad trip"? That's what this vile crap was! A very scary bad trip...yet it wasn't an illegal street drug...a doctor prescribed this! It was expensive and it made my already severe overwhelming anxiety 100x worse! I see what they mean about the warnings of suicide ideation. I was starting to think about it too, as it was the only way to escape being trapped in my extremely agitated body. This stuff is EVIL!!! I cold turkeyed off after 2 days of hell (the 2nd day made the 1st day on it look like a picnic) and felt extra anxiety waiting for that poison to clear my system. If I could give it a zero or negative rating, I would've. F 42 2 days
10 mg. 1X D
10/25/2013

 2  depression numb or if I'm emotionional my feelings are exasperated more so than are normal Be very careful in weaning yourself off , do not stop medicine all at once taper off the medicine slowly . When I tried to stop the medicine cold turkey I had highened roller coaster feeling of depression,suicide,and anxiety to the point that I felt like I thought I was losing my mind --I was unable to control my thoughts or behavior , in my opionion this is a dangerous drug and it is a drug. Try exercising, eating properly,taking vitamins, because the foods now are so depleted of nutrients, and get the right amount of sleep. check out this site for any drug info cchr.org or check out Gwen Olsen ie rx drug pusher, this person is an ex-drug rep. who can tell who the history and the relationsihp between the pharmaceutical companies , doctors, and the FDA and how they only treat the symptoms and side effects of dieases and don't want to find cures , etc ---it is a money making machine they have going. --try to find an intergrative doctor who looks at all resources and not just use drugs to cover up symptoms but treat the whole person F 58 13 days
10 mg 1X D
10/19/2013

 4  anxiety and depression None. Mild insomnia at first. Calming effects. Very good for ibs. I take this along with Wellbutrin SR 300 mgs. It seems to be a good combination with all three neurotransmitters being addressed. Also take 150 mgs. doxepin for sleep. Will up the Lexapro a little soon. M 64 5 weeks
10 mg. 1X D
10/16/2013

 2  Anxiety disorder mild depression Great drug at first saved me Then upped to 10 mg lost 81 lbs Upped to 20 gained 30 lbs no libidinal Heightened anxiety F 28 4 years
20mg
10/16/2013
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 2  Mild depression/anxiety Weight gain, constant leg & hip pain, nausea PLEASE, review all other options for treatment before taking this medication. Dr's are quick to prescribe this and don't discuss the side effects and withdrawal symptoms. Do your research on this medication before starting this medication. Withdrawal symptoms are horrific...feeling much better OFF this medication finally! F 58 6 years
20 1X D
10/6/2013
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 4  depression, anxiety for the first 2 days on 5mg i had the runs and felt apathetic and not myself. but since then i feel very good, not one argument with my husband, no tears at all and also no PMS.. i think it helped to turn me into a happier more normal person and i plan to continue taking it. maybe i will increase the dose because i do still get anxious at times, but i also meditate to deal with that which helps. overall lexapro has been a lifesaver as i was even having suicidal thoughts previously. btw my libido kind of dissappeared but its actually good because now i match my husbands sex drive. i rather be happy and 'sexless' than miserable and horny. F 38 3 weeks
10mg
9/16/2013

 5  PTSD Dry mouth. Insomnia and suicidal thoughts the first few weeks until the medication got stabilised. All in all, the medication worked wonders in combination with prolonged exposure therapy to rid me of my PTSD and calm me down. I am no longer anxious, and after just two days on the medication I felt brave enough to go outside in a crowded mall. Been diagnosed with Bipolar disorder since, but it works great for angst. F 24 9 months
10 MG
9/5/2013

 3  Depression BEWARE....the generics of Lexapro are NOT all the same. They vary greatly in how effective they are. Most generics are made overseas in India or China. I had to go to three pharmacies before I could find one that did not cause serious side effects. Again, please be very careful when changing over to the generic of Lexapro. The best manufacturer I have found is Lupen. M 62 2 years
10Mg 1X D
8/31/2013
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 4  Anxiety attacks Weight gain Extreme Fatigue F 32 6 years
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8/13/2013
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 1  Depression I experienced an uncommon and life-threatening reaction to Lexapro. Urinary retention that progressed to a medical emergency. I had to ride in an ambulance and be cathed immediately. Had to wear the catheter for 2 weeks. If you notice any urinary difficulties, DO NOT IGNORE! F 28 3 months
20 MG
8/4/2013

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