I Am On Lexapro

For Those Champions on Lexapro! 41 People

    It Saved Me!

    I've had social anxiety and depression for most of my life. The anxiety started at age 6 and the depression at age 12. So, it's been a long journey of bad medications and bad therapy. :-/ Finally, May of this year, I got a doctor that LISTENED to me and decided to try Lexipro...
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    1 Response Dec 7, 2008


    Great experience as far as improving depression and anxiety but holy hangovers if you have more than a few drinks. Anyone else lose an entire day to migraines if they party the night before?
    wurstshire wurstshire
    26-30, M
    1 Response Oct 17, 2013

    I've been taking lexapro now

    for almost 10 years and trying to ween myself off of it. Started when I was 18 very down hated life and didn't want to be part of it any longer. Decided to go to my doctors she then perscribed me Lexapro not knowing a lot about it I trusted my doctor in what she felt was best...
    MlssGreen MlssGreen
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 11

    Lexapro, the Breakfast of Champions!

      I've been on Lexapro for almost 3 years now for depression and compared to other SSRI antidepressants, it is far superior in every way.  In the past I've been on Aropax (paroxetine), Efexor-XR (venlafaxine), Luvox (fluvoxamine), Cipramil (citalopram) and Avanza...
    Morfius Morfius
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Dec 6, 2008

    My doctor proscribed (10ml) lexapro a

    while ago but they're just sitting on my desk wasting away. I used to be on Prozac (40ml) but that made my depression worse and now I have to see a specialist to get like my perfect prescription. Ugh. This is so complicated🙍
    XxBellabixtch49xX XxBellabixtch49xX
    16-17, F
    1 Response May 25, 2014

    Lexapro Was Good For Me

    I took Lexapro for about four to five years and I never had any issues with side effects, other than gaining 10 pounds, but my doc said that was due to the decrease in anxiety. I only moved to Cymbalta recently. After coming out of the closet and due to years and years of...
    13thgen 13thgen
    36-40, M
    Jan 10, 2013

    My Lexapro Story

    I was just recently prescribed with Lexapro. I have been taking it for only about a month. My doctor gave me 10mg Lexapro and so far I've seen improvement in my mood and have started to feel less depressed and less anxious lately. I've read a couple stories saying Lexapro leads...
    lonelydinosaur lonelydinosaur
    26-30, F
    Jan 21, 2013

    This Made Me Feel Good But I Dont Take It Anymore

    I like this drug I took it for anxiety and depression but not anymore well because it makes you gain weight and I heard its expensive but I dont have to worry about that cause I was on my doctor samples so that was good lol
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 20, 2010

    Feeling Great!

    I'm on Lexapro for my social anxiety and depression. I was on it for like a month, and then my doctor upped my dosage to 20 instead of 10, which I found unnecessary. But it's been almost a week since the change, and I've been feeling better and better! I was more open with my...
    pegacorntears pegacorntears
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Oct 18, 2012

    It makes me an angry *****.

    I take 20mg lexapro on top of 60mg vyvanse and I sooo am trying to switch to klonopin
    rabecka rabecka
    16-17, F
    May 25, 2014

    I Am On Lexapro

    I am on Lexapro for depression. I have been on it for over a year now, and it seems to be helping. Of course he did have to up the strength of it, but it is helping. Some days are better than others when I take it, and other days are really bad. Just depends on how depressed I am...
    swatches swatches
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Dec 6, 2008

    I'm just starting lexapro

    for depression & anxiety. Been on Pristiq & zoloft for 6 months. In the process of switching now. Dr said to stop zoloft and continue Pristiq for 3 days. Felt ok until day 3 then a got empty headed and felt like my eyes wanted to stay shut even though I wasn't tired. Today I...
    ankegram ankegram
    56-60, F
    Mar 23, 2014
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