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Re: Quitting Lexapro - suggestions?Lynne and Edge KRM123

Posted by Edgefield on March 28, 2003, at 14:56:27

In reply to Re: Quitting Lexapro - suggestions?Lynne and Edge, posted by KRM123 on March 28, 2003, at 13:39:10

Lexapro is a good med. but it wasn't right for me. I was on Lexapro for almost 3 months. I started at 5mg to 20mg. The higher doses caused me to have constant diarrhea, feeling extremely spacey and unreal, lack of energy and always sleepy. After 3 months with these symptoms and still not feeling happy or having that clarity that so many others speak of who are on the right AD, I decided to talk with my dr. about something different. How do you like provigil?
God Bless

> Lynne and Edge,
> Why did you decide to quit Lexapro? I am on week two and have seen side effects improve- well
everything except the extreme fatigue. I want to sleep all the time and can't concentrate. The Dr. gave me Provigil to help but it doesn't- makes me feel weird. I tried Zoloft for about 2 months back in September and don't remember it helping with depression but I don't know- at least it gave me energy and I took no naps. I don't know what to do =(




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