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MY EXPERIENCE WITH LEXAPRO (Anxiety and Depression Medication)

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Sherie Twenter (1 день назад)
I have been taking lexapro for years and I love it! The only side effects in the beginning was sweating, but that only lasted for a couple of weeks. At first I was only on 10mg, but then had to increase it to 20mg .....and it worked! I also have to take the brand name.
Reel500 (3 дня назад)
The side affects is on the med always...Side affects in Lexapro (escitalopram) are huge:: Rare: Coma confusion convulsions decreased urine output dizziness fast or irregular heartbeat headache increased thirst muscle pain or cramps nausea or vomiting shortness of breath swelling of the face, ankles, or hands unusual tiredness or weakness More Common: Constipation decreased interest in sexual intercourse diarrhea dry mouth ejaculation delay gas in the stomach heartburn inability to have or keep an erection loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance sleepiness or unusual drowsiness trouble sleeping Less Common: Bloated or full feeling burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings chills cough decreased appetite excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines fever general feeling of discomfort or illness increased sweating joint pain muscle aches and pains not able to have an orgasm pain in the neck or shoulders pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones passing gas runny nose shivering sneezing sore throat stuffy nose tightness of the chest tooth problems trouble breathing unusual dreams unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness or feeling of sluggishness yawning It takes about 2-3 weeks for the body to adjust to the med. The thing is when you mention one of these affects to the doctor and he say it's not side affect of Lexapro, then it's time to change doctor. You figure the doctor know better, right? Do you really think the doctor know the side affects right away? Heck no. He needs to read just like everyone else. So, what is your favorite side affect? Most male monkeys probably like "passing gas" and "ejaculation delay".
Boba Pills (16 дней назад)
Today I looked up how much I needed too take to overdose on lexapro. Im not suicidal I dont think, for some reason it peeked my interest. I might need therapy.
surya Hindustan (18 дней назад)
Lexapro killl you plz don't use lexapro is poisan jahar he use mat karna
N8Dogg1002 (21 день назад)
CBD
robertk2007 (23 дня назад)
Antidepressants aren't supposed to eliminate anxiety and depression. They allow you to manage it. You have to confront it, not avoid it.
robertk2007 (23 дня назад)
Side effects shouldn't scare anyone. It means the drugs are working. Stick with it and you'll be glad you did
MrNutsack100 (28 дней назад)
With me, I can't cum and my gf hates it. She loves seeing me cum all over her...
Kadence Gerard (29 дней назад)
You know you have anxiety when you think “ it’s going to be over soon just breathe”
Zinq (1 месяц назад)
you'll probably never see this, but just incase... im so nervous because today i get put on meds. i have SEVERE depression anxiety ADHD Autism, everything. im super nervous about medication. this video helped me a lot believe it or not, I'm going to address the doctor about my worries after watching this video. I hope everything works out for me, ive been trying to get help for 14 years now. its finally here. once again thank you
Annika Wolfe (1 месяц назад)
I went through a few years of taking lexipro and strattera every morning. Every day after my classes I would come home and sleep for hours. I would fall asleep in most classes. My psychiatrist has been giving me the highest recommended dosage and it really helps me. Without it, I probably wouldn’t be alive today. With the problem with exhaustion, I started to take it before I go to bed every night instead of in the morning. This absolutely helped so much. Because I take such a high dosage of both strattera and lexipro, the levels are always high in my body, so it’s not like I take it and then it wears off after a certain amount of time, then I take it again. I take it every day, and the levels of medication stay at a certain level consistently.
wing Ranile (1 месяц назад)
I\'m not sure but ,if anyone else wants to discover natural remedies for depression try Nadazma Destroy Depression Helper (should be on google have a look ) ? Ive heard some amazing things about it and my partner got great results with it.
rob dog (1 месяц назад)
It was ridiculous to put you on medication.....you were a bit shy , there are other more old fashioned ways to deal with it .... not drugs
Sweet Lueh (1 месяц назад)
Loneliness gives me such bad anxiety, lexapro has helped so much with that
JH THORN (1 месяц назад)
Information may or will help others. Trusting WWW for expression is not to your advantage. Share with trusted persons in your life.
NIKE SB (1 месяц назад)
I did it for 8-9 days then I stopped using it.. it gave me headache and literally hungry everyday...
George Basham (1 месяц назад)
Summary: young girl has some mild anxiety and takes Lexapro, but stops after three days due to fatigue even though all the literature out there tries to educate folks that the side effects diminish after several weeks and it takes several weeks for the benefits to kick in. That "said", starting and stopping a medication too soon is a common behavior, been there myself.
Emma Johnson (1 месяц назад)
I've been on it for almost three weeks now and I agree the first few days were very bad. I wouldn't recommend starting unless you can have a few days to yourself. Even now I still have fatigue, but for the most part the side effects are subsiding
mel saint (2 месяца назад)
I don't think you're "shy and anxious." The doctor gets his commision for prescribing you Lexapro. The definition of shy and anxious is Elon Musk and you're definitely not that.
Edgar Armendariz (2 месяца назад)
You are very brave for posting this video. You are not alone. I've been taking Lexapro for about 2 years now. I was diagnosed with panic disorder and PTSD. I have had my ups and downs with this medication but I feel that I still need it. Other things that have helped are working out, meditation, eating healthier, and sleeping better. The best thing you can do is to keep learning and getting informed about your anxiety. The more you know, the better you learn to cope with it. Its Still possible to lead a normal life. Always stay positive and never give up. Don't keep things bottled up. You have to vent whether it's through talking to someone or writing stuff down to get it off your chest. .....I hope my advice helps. Thanks for posting this video
Triggz One (2 месяца назад)
Try L-theanine it's a natural supplement not harmful no sight effects
Wu Tang Clan (2 месяца назад)
A few more days and that tiredness would have stopped! I had the same thing.. major major lack of energy
Isaiah Jones (3 месяца назад)
I came for the med talk, I stayed for the ferris bueller poster.....I subscribed
Shy-Ann B. (3 месяца назад)
Hey Brittany, I’m currently on my third day going on my fourth and I want to stop it as well. How was the withdrawal symptoms for you ?
Y Z (3 месяца назад)
I love your posters
Antoine Pappoudon (3 месяца назад)
frustrating that therapists immediately go for the medication. These meds can help, but they are not the first plan of attack.
h h (3 месяца назад)
ME TOO I WAS ON IT I THOUGHT I WAS GOING CRAZYYY
Adopted Hippo (3 месяца назад)
tip for ppl with anxiety, take your meds and stop googling, get your life sorted, think straight first, fk the symptoms, ride it out
Chuck Bridgen (4 месяца назад)
People are more worried about their online presence then they are their real lives.
New Jack Swing (4 месяца назад)
I suffered a bad side effect from Lexapro and eventually went to Clonazepam which worked great for me.
Robert Tomko (5 месяцев назад)
Ironically, one of the most dangerous mistakes someone can make in today's world is to go see a doctor. They are Pillologists and don't care about anybody's health. It's all about the money and your addiction to their product.
susanne diva (5 месяцев назад)
You look like Alison argent. You're so pretty!
raid89100 (5 месяцев назад)
Just fuck me up fam give me the highest dosage you got nigga.
raid89100 (5 месяцев назад)
Side note I would respect tf out this girl
Jake McGrath (5 месяцев назад)
50% of women are on meds. The other 50% are waiting for thier script
sabyasachi sen (5 месяцев назад)
PL TRY HOMOEOPATHIC MED ARSENIC ALBUM 30.NO SIDE EFFECTS. WILL BE GOOD FOR YOU
Flyboy Dee (5 месяцев назад)
U don’t suffer from anxiety sorry but not sorry
masei Albu (5 месяцев назад)
WHat mounth r u born
jasons growing tree (6 месяцев назад)
Jesus is The Ultimate Healer. You just have to ask him.
Jack D (13 дней назад)
Mythical beings from books wont help anyone.
Early Cuyler (16 дней назад)
A character in a science fiction story will not help anybody.
toby (18 дней назад)
jesus what a load of crap bible bashing wanker
Annika Wolfe (1 месяц назад)
Yeah I asked him for years and where did it get me? To a suicide attempt. Now I am on the correct medications to make up for the chemical imbalances in my brain. This is science.
Annika Wolfe (1 месяц назад)
Shut up
Lenard Torres (6 месяцев назад)
This made me feel like jerkingnoff, im depressed
Yoeri Hengeveld (6 месяцев назад)
No you are a libra
Yoeri Hengeveld (6 месяцев назад)
Are you a piscess? 🐟 i also have social anxiety and panic attacks.
Erin Wilcox (6 месяцев назад)
Im new to this all i just found out i have depression and ixzity and i got escitalopram and im afraid to take meds for ixzity help
Sydney Beck (6 месяцев назад)
Have you ever tried Lamictal? UGH I started taking a month ago and I completely hate it. I was just curious if you were ever on it and if you had any bad experience from it
Kaili Depies (6 месяцев назад)
Brittany, first off, thank you for sharing your personal experience about this medication. It takes a lot of guts to talk and share very personal stuff about one's anxiety. I too, had the same reaction with fatigue on Zoloft. I stayed on it because my doctor told me to keep trying it up until I was sleeping 20 hours a day, and could no longer run one mile (I run cross country for a university and prior to the medication I was handling 60 miles a week with no major fatigue). I appreciate the fact that you shared your experience to others about this!
Will Stuart (6 месяцев назад)
Well said, you have a great way of looking at Life and I really appreciated your video..👍😉
Xavier Xavier (6 месяцев назад)
I just get worried really, really easily from the smallest things. I always make my self get horrible anxiety from the smallest problems. Sometimes I can make myself relax for a few seconds, and I just feel 1000x better for those few seconds. I wish I could be like that all the time. I also have pretty bad social anxiety (I haven’t seen a therapist, but it’s pretty obvious). So I get really nervous when people talk to me at school, even when it’s about the smallest things. Yesterday my teacher was going around the class asking “hi how are you” to people, and I got supppppppppppppppperrrr fucking nervous that he was going to ask me. I don’t even know why I got so nervous, I just when into full fucking panic mode (but without showing I’m panicking). It’s been like this my whole life. I started realizing this wasn’t normal when I was 15. I’m 16 now and I still have these problems.. I’m currently trying to find a way to help my anxiety. I’m kinda nervous to tell my parents about it because I don’t know if I really need a therapist/medicine or if I just need to find some way to relax. Now I’ve been up the last few nights looking up ways to fix this, because I can’t stop thinking about bad stuff and how much I hate anxiety. I don’t want to go be like this for any longer. I don’t know if anybody made it to the end of this wall of text, but I just felt like writing this all.
Ash Panda (3 дня назад)
Xavier Xavier I have sever SA too. I'm seeing a therapist and I'm about to go on lexapro. I guess I'll see how it goes. I know there's no such thing as a happy pill but hopefully it'll help me advance in my progress
Eva dark eyes (9 дней назад)
Xavier Xavier This was me just some months ago....open upto your parents..they would understand...go to a therapist with them.. Hope you get better :D
Juan Adame (1 месяц назад)
Sameee
Corvo Attano (1 месяц назад)
I have something like that. I hope you are better now!
chem6269 (1 месяц назад)
I feel the same way, was in college class and everybody would eventually talk about sections of books etc and when it was my turn I was skipping over my words and everybody was laughing, it was hard as hell, once that class was finished I have not gone back due to the constant worry and shaking, and that was 3 years ago, I have panic attacks in front of my therapist and it seems like I wont be going back to her because I have melt downs in there and it gets worse ( coping skills not good and hard to manage once I am in panic ) and everyday life is hard. I have never tried any medications and scared to. I am looking into different meds and going to talk to my doc about it but I know how you feel....
richard pohl (7 месяцев назад)
I am a diabetic although not on that medication but can very much relate to same issues
richard pohl (7 месяцев назад)
Very true
serz laky (7 месяцев назад)
here's a few suggestions you can try Do Not have stimulants such as alcohol and coffee Try to relax Do daily exercises Seek help from others (I read these and more tips on Trevs Panic Fixer website )
asqwef fsgerh (7 месяцев назад)
Omg you're so pretty
Justin R (8 месяцев назад)
Did lexapro have any other side effects for you, or just the tiredness? I’m just trying to stay away from any side effects like nausea cause I have acid reflux so that shit wouldn’t help
wireless Paris (8 месяцев назад)
I have anxiety I take the Sam thing
kramer dorcas (8 месяцев назад)
I just got prescribed 10mg a day by my doctor. So far it has made me far more tired, depressed, anxious, and slightly dizzy. I hear this is pretty common for the first one to three weeks until it reaches therapeutic levels in my system. Maybe you just needed more time for it to start working. But if Exercise Works definitely go with that.
Savage Panda (8 месяцев назад)
You clearly don’t have SEVERE anxiety like I do. I would love to be put on medication for anxiety regardless of the side effects. I rather live my life being super tired then being anxious. Just my opinion.
Grandma Knows (8 месяцев назад)
Unfortunately, it is the new normal in your generation to have social and generalized anxiety. The question is why? What's different about these last few generations? The answer is so obvious, but it's not popular to even consider it add the culprit....vaccines. The aluminium, mercury, aborted fetal DNA, formaldehyde are causing debilitating mental and physical side effects. We're sicker than ever. Children suffering from ADD, ADHD, anxiety, asthma, allergies, autism, chronic ear infections, the list goes on and on. Please young people. Research these vaccines. Watch Vaxxed which proves the CDC KNOWS vaccines cause autism. Please please please protect your children by educating yourself.
Graeme Davin (8 месяцев назад)
Lexapro did make me feel light headed at the start, but after about 7 weeks I felt so good it was unbelievable. Tried some different medications but went back to lexapro and have been on it around 7 years
janfrederik van den berg (8 месяцев назад)
I hate that my soul is dependant on medication
janfrederik van den berg (8 месяцев назад)
I like your posters XD
Jason Wright (8 месяцев назад)
I've studied pharmacology for about 5 years now. Lexapro is typically a neutral medication when it comes to sedation but some people do get sedated from it. You would probably benefit more from Zoloft or Prozac, both of those tend to be a bit more activating. The problem with Zoloft and Prozac is they can, initially, increase anxiety. This usually subsides in 1-2 weeks. Ideally though you wouldn't need an SSRI. You might benefit more from a medication called Buspar, it isn't an antidepressant. Buspar is an atypical anxiolytic. For some people it works just as well as diazepam but without the sedation. I've had great success with Buspar. It has a safe side effect profile. The only downside is you would have to take it 3 times a day every day to get the most benefit. The nice thing is you can just stop it without any withdrawal effects, even if you have been on it long term. Living with anxiety sucks, I know from personal experience. I have been diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder, PTSD, OCD and panic disorder (I have been diagnosed with other things as well but they aren't anxiety related). If you can find a way to manage your anxiety without medications that is great and much better than resorting to medications. If you find, in the future, that you are needing something, inquire about Buspar. You may get great benefit from it. It usually takes about 2 weeks to really kick in but some people see improvement within the first week. I wish you the best of luck and hope you are doing well. Here is more information about Buspar: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buspirone
David Quintana (8 месяцев назад)
When you stopped taking the medication how long did it take for the side affects to ware off ? I stopped and i still feel really dizzy and jittery.
Shirley Jackson (8 месяцев назад)
I think its depend on how long you have been taking it. Please consult with your doc before you stop. You should stop taking it gradually.
Dayz Ahead (9 месяцев назад)
Your face <3 <4 <5
Kemal Fatih (3 месяца назад)
Not certain about the points made but ,if anyone else needs to find out about natural remedies for depression try Elumpa Depression Cure Alchemist (just google it ) ? Ive heard some super things about it and my work buddy got excellent results with it.
Keneil Lithium (9 месяцев назад)
You should have stuck it out, trust me I felt the same way for a week. 2nd week, it was heaven . Trust me you just need to give your body time to get use to the drug 3 days is nothing .
Eric Smyth (9 месяцев назад)
She looks pretty
Strawberry Jam (7 месяцев назад)
Ofc!
Eric Smyth (8 месяцев назад)
She's pretty huh?
Strawberry Jam (8 месяцев назад)
I agree! She’s so beautiful!
Ophelia Davenport (9 месяцев назад)
3 days. Girl. I've been on it for over a year now and my god. Getting through the first couple weeks was the best thing I ever did. And really it's not that bad. I think you over thought the situation and freaked out. If you would have just dealt with it for a while it more than likely would have helped you. Or maybe it wasn't the medication for you. Either way. You'll never know if you don't give it longer than 3 days.
hazok11 (9 месяцев назад)
You should’ve tried taking it before sleep
Mo wa (10 месяцев назад)
great video! thanks for uploading
Android Pal (10 месяцев назад)
video starts at 1:58 , agreed wasn't for me either.
w hall (10 месяцев назад)
Been on lexapro for almost 3 years at 20mg a day. Never had one side effect from the drugs. It's been great. It saved my life. Highly recommended lexapro
Ash Panda (3 дня назад)
w hall will it help with social anxiety?
Stacie Fahrman (8 дней назад)
+Candy C When I was on it, it made me have a psychotic episode and on top of that I had increased anxiety, heartburn, nightmares, night sweats, heart palpitations and no appetite. Now that I am off I am better.
Candy C (14 дней назад)
Stacie Fahrman how?
Stacie Fahrman (14 дней назад)
It almost put me in my grave.
Candy C (1 месяц назад)
Do You still get the happy emotion or just like blah all the time
Fred (10 месяцев назад)
You just made me more depressed, get to the point.
Mississippi Love (2 часа назад)
Lol lol laughs i know right
Candy C (1 месяц назад)
Fred 😂😂😂
Saffrocastier TheThird (10 месяцев назад)
Honey those are not 'meds' they are plain poison in sheep's clothing thanks. Four words, it does not work.
Fred (10 месяцев назад)
How many milligrams?
LeGusBus (11 месяцев назад)
I was recently diagnosed and am considering medication. Came to youtube to do some research and you're video really helped, thanks for sharing!
puppy cat (11 месяцев назад)
I've been taking Cipralex (lexapro) for years, and it really helped me especially sleep which I've had many years of trouble with. You have to be patient and take it till your body and brain gets used to it. It was very difficult in the beginning for me though. I'm 59 yrs. Hope everything works out for you soon.
Horror Gamer (11 месяцев назад)
you look like spencer from PLL
יעקב (11 месяцев назад)
As one who's been on this med twice (counting my recent diagnosis) for more than 2 years I understand you completely. Not every medication is for everyone and you need to let your doctor know that, Lexapro for your age group I suppose you're >23 it's very risky. Usually a week for medication doesn't do much since your body hasn't taken it all in yet. I do wish you the best in finding a remedy for your anxiety as we all know it could be quite ugly at times!
Rob D (1 год назад)
I decided to stop cold turkey last night, flushed the 20mg lexapro down the toilet. The medication is doing more harm than good and the long term implications appear to be worse.
Anon Anon (1 год назад)
You only took it for 3 days? I had strong side effects for the first week (headaches, tiredness, suicidal thoughts), and then it began to get a lot better. I'm on 3 weeks now and feeling a lot better.
richard pohl (9 месяцев назад)
Wow.Lucky you made it through a week and are still around to talk about it.
Dean Vestermark (1 год назад)
interesting
BlixxSage (1 год назад)
I'm on lexepro and my side effect is slight restlessness. interesting how everyone is different
Trinity Vla (1 год назад)
https://youtu.be/Xtzn2GBgHrk Hope this makes you laugh. Don't ever stop. Find the meds that are right for you. Sometimes can take a while but don't give up. My video is for comedic purposes only.
Gordon Shoemaker (1 год назад)
oh feeling like that sucks!!! therapist don't fucing help xanax helps and fucing dr's need to give it to people that need it, i have listened to all the people who talk about how they used to take it and how withdraw is hell but i took it for 15 years , 12 bars a day and got cut off for 18 months when i went to jail, so trust me i know but it is easier to stay on xanax and not worry about the side affects and this is from someone who made it 18 months without it ,anxiety never ends!and all the drugs make u feel funny and weird except xanax the miracle drug!!!
2nuckinfuts (10 месяцев назад)
Gordon Shoemaker so u had to go through benzo withdrawal whilst in jail? They don't give any pills in jail? Sounds a rite nitemare.
ShonenSamurai (1 год назад)
Escitalopram has helped me a lot.
Ophelia Davenport (9 месяцев назад)
ShonenSamurai me too! It's the best thing that's happened to me. Sad as it sounds. Idk how I functioned before without it.
roy jurich (1 год назад)
Seeing the 80s movies posters in the background made me smile 😊 thanks.
Cody Schleiger (1 год назад)
Its been a little over a week and I have noticed a difference already! However its just now starting to become positive, the first few days were horrible. P.S your a very beautiful girl! :)
sky sky (1 год назад)
lexapro, does control excess sweating, please tell me.
Dennis Rivenburg (1 год назад)
sky sky Lexapro will make you sweat more in the beginning along with fatigue but they will go away when you're body gets used to it. Too many people give up to soon, tough it out !
James Trentham (1 год назад)
Hi Brittney, i take sertraline. Have you noticed a change in the way you experience orgasm at all since you started?
Tony Clifton (1 год назад)
LEXAPRO put me in the hospital, it's the Devils Drug stay away from it.
Gary Cartes (7 месяцев назад)
Sounds like you had an allergy
C B (11 месяцев назад)
Tony Clifton no, that's Cymbalta!!!!
Tony Clifton (1 год назад)
It put me in the hospital but may work for you.
April Tumey (1 год назад)
Tony Clifton what experiences did you have with it?
Slum City Marv (1 год назад)
Check your magnesium level! Research "Natural Calm" it's a magnesium supplement that helps extremely! Implement more magnesium in your diet you'll feel a millions x's better trust me!
Winchestah (3 месяца назад)
Question Everything but but I read it on an integrative/holistic health practitioners blog!! They said if I pay them $150 for a consultation they would recommend me the ultra bestest most magnificent magnesium supplement that they would sell me for $49.99 a month and it would cure my anxiety and ocd and depression and would suck my dick AND do my homework every night!!
Cherokee New (1 год назад)
Is anyone else having sleeping issues with this? Like I seem to get 30 minutes of sleep every hour or something. And I'm never fully asleep
The Loung Lizard (1 год назад)
I just started taking Lexapro today for anxiety issues. Glad people like you can inform me on it. Cheers
Christina N (1 год назад)
I feel the same way. I feel like hiding and very anxious whenever family/friends come over. I'm 26 years old and thought it was just my personality but as time goes on I feel as it is affecting my life very much. Never been to a dr. I'm not sure what to do, I feel as if they will think I'm "crazy" or something, idk how to bring it up to anyone. 😕 any help??
Staley road crazy guy (1 год назад)
I am currently weaning off of Lexapro. The side effects of getting off of Lexapro are worse than the reasons one usually begins Lexapro.
Stacie Fahrman (8 дней назад)
+Jack D I have heard of it before. It's also very common with benzos which I was also on.
Jack D (13 дней назад)
+Stacie Fahrman That is likely to be psychological...in your head. Ive never heard of coming off this or any other drug cold turkey having any link to worsened anxiety.
Stacie Fahrman (14 дней назад)
I agree. I stopped cold turkey and now have worse amxiety than I did before I started these meds. Lucky me.
K S (4 месяца назад)
Go super slow (1/4 or 1/5 of a 10mg pill every two weeks... I had literally zero side effects, this was VERY surprising to me. SUPER SLOW.
richard pohl (9 месяцев назад)
Always seems to be that way!
sonic hedgehog (1 год назад)
Did it help with your anxiety and depression though? Do you think that a cup of coffee would help with that tiredness?
kg062007 (1 год назад)
You don't need Lexapro, you seem very funny, outgoing, and happy, not shy at all. One more thing, I'm saying this as a med student and as a person who has tried nearly every antidepressant, they should be an absolute last resort. Some of them ( like Lexapro) are really hard to get off of once you start taking them. They also affect your metabolism and personality in a negative way. I haven't been the same since I started taking antidepressants and at this point I can't really quit taking them.
Gary Cartes (7 месяцев назад)
kg i understand your intentions are good but you really have no idea how anxiety works judging by your comment. Please keep your advice to urself unless u are a doctor because someone may one day listen to you
rrguitar1 (1 год назад)
kg062007 And from this short video, you take a self righteous position and boldly give this advise to her? Have you seen and performed test analysis on her? Blood work results? Stay in school longer med student, maybe you'll learn something.
j (1 год назад)
I only came here cause your hot and I wanted to say Marty mcfly..
Jenée Marie (1 год назад)
Brittany most medications will give you these side effects in the beginning (even those that are for diabetics like metaformin, which I am on for my PCOS). It generally takes 2-3 weeks for the side effects to subside and 4-6 for it to kick in and do its job that its meant to do. It is also very dangerous that you stopped medication that is chemically altering. I think this review is misleading to the benefits to lexapro as you were only on it for three days. I am sorry that you felt it wasn't worth it and it didn't work for you; I think your doctor should of informed you what to expect and given you a realistic time-line of when it will work.
Shy-Ann B. (3 месяца назад)
T From Tha Six how has it been for you ?
Grandma Knows (8 месяцев назад)
Jenée Marie Thank God she got off it early. These drugs are dangerous.
Shirley Jackson (8 месяцев назад)
Personally, I think her review is not misleading at all. She speak based on her own experience on the medication. She didn't generalize the effect of the medication so I think her point is valid. As she did mention, everyone had different reaction on the medication, some might feel great, and some might feel it too much of side effect. So, it's depend on individual actually. And, yes, lexapro should generally take 3-5 weeks for you to get the benefit if your body could tolerate the medication. But, I think it was a wise decision for her to stop taking it, as she barely unable to tolerate it in the first place. She just took it for 3 days, so i think its not dangerous as it haven't build up in her system yet. Unless, if she had taken it for years and she suddenly went cold turkey then, it could bring harm.
richard pohl (9 месяцев назад)
Exactly .
T From Tha Six (1 год назад)
Marie Marie Agreed. I've been on it for 7 days now, I generally feel effects from medications faster than most people and I can definitely say after 4 days or horrible side effects.. By day 6 (Yesterday) I felt literally no anxiety under any social situations & even talked to a few strangers. My anxiety came back today but it felt more manageable, I'm really hopeful to see what happens over the next 2 weeks or so
Itsmelissabih (1 год назад)
I threw up on lexapro all the time
The Fluffy Rooster (1 год назад)
I had the same effect. I have a busy life style and cannot be tired even for a day or even for an hour. Even when I tried it at night I was tired all the next day. I tried drinking coffee which never kicked in. Horrible. Who has time for anxiety when you're so sleepy? I guess it works. But I'll take anxiety over loss of energy any day.
sonic hedgehog (1 год назад)
The Fluffy Rooster So... did you take the AD before you went to bed? It would seem in these cases you would be better. off taking it at night since it has a long half life.
persianboy153 (1 год назад)
Hey I'm glad you shared your story. Ummm I'm on Lexapro about since feb 2nd and I think it's helping! But I lowered my Klonopin which can be very helpful but addictive so I really don't know still. 2009 I got diagnosed with GAD. Anyways that's my story long story short I flipped out at a party once with alcohol and marijuana and the next day was not the same. Sounds like a movie right? I didn't know what anxiety was. But looking back I think I was always shy.and I was always outdoors in my younger years.
ΛLIΞИ GΞИOTYPΞ (1 год назад)
I'm on Sipralexa for 1 year now, it's the same as Lexapro. When i first started taking it my problems actually got worse, after looking online for user experiences it seemed like a normal side effect. This medication takes some time to set in, a week or 2. I woke up every hour of the night, had diarrea in the morning after 2 hours of taking it, my anxiety got worse, my stomach hurt like hell at times. I felt worse overall. BUT.... after about a week or so my body got used to the medication and the medication actually started doing it's job. I haven't got a bad day for a year now! My anxiety is totally gone! I feel great every single day! This is the best medication i ever used! Starting today i'm going to go from 10mg to 5mg. I will probably take this medication my whole life, i'm just going to try and see if 5mg helps me enough. i'l even try stop using it after a year of taking 5mg, but if my anxiety returns i'l go back to 5mg or even 10mg if needed. I would recommend this medication to everyone out there with anxiety, just keep in mind that the first 1 or 2 weeks you will feel worse, but hang in there! It WILL get better!
Miss Валентинка (8 месяцев назад)
I experience the same. After 2/3 weeks of lexapro the side effects are still there. Mentally I felt a lot a lot alooot better. My anxiety and especially depression were gone, I could be in the crowds without feeling so anxious, my depression which usually appeared in the afternoon suddenly decreased and everything felt like fallen into places. But physically I felt bad. I had nausea, diarrhea, stomachache, eye twitching, insomnia. I stopped this med last week but it got even worse when I completely stopped it. My anxiety came back, I urged to take the med but I just want my body to be clear for awhile because it's been days since I have stomachache. I went visit a doctor and currently taking meds so I don't wanna mix these meds with my lexapro.
richard pohl (9 месяцев назад)
No good.Sounds bad.Sorry.

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