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Re: Re lexapro and hunger....Hollygirl

Posted by KRM123 on March 30, 2003, at 21:56:45

In reply to Re: Re lexapro and hunger....Hollygirl KRM123, posted by Hollygirl on March 30, 2003, at 20:48:52

How long were you on the 10mg of Lex? I've only been for two weeks so I'll prob just let this next week get it out of my system. If I don't feel so tired on it I might stick with the lower dose but I doubt it will make a difference. I have never been so scared to try a drug more than Effexor. The horror stories people talk about during withdrawal seem like it wouldn't be worth it. I don't know- I am way too concerned about a little bit of weight gain (which is sad I know) so I'm gonna try other stuff before I go back and give Zoloft another chance. I hope you are in good spirits- keep me posted on your progress :)

> I was only on 10mg of Lexapro so the very next day I started off with 37mg of Effexor. Next week I will be at 75mg of Effexor. Because Lexapro is a relatively mild antidepressant, most people do not experience severe withdrawals. With a drug like Effexor, however, you cannot just quit cold turkey, but need to stagger down. Let me know when you switch to Effexor so we can compare notes :)




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