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Re: Lexapro-To take or not to take(?) Redirect

Posted by Robert Fairburn on October 19, 2003, at 12:44:48

In reply to Re: Lexapro-To take or not to take(?) Redirect Piper, posted by shar on October 19, 2003, at 1:17:36

Have you considered going on a lower dose of paxil. It seems to me if Paxil is working but you are sleeping all the time, then you should be on a lower dose.

Regards Robert

I hope this redirect works and Piper gets some help. It's my first time redirecting.
> Shar
> I've been taking Paxil for the last 4 months. My doctor prescribed it for me because I was waking up in the mornings in the middle of anxiety attacks. It seemed to work, but it got to the point that all I wanted to do was sleep when I wasn't working and my productivity at work suffered as well. I decided to take myself off of it a short while ago. Of course, I started falling apart again. My doctor prescribed Lexapro 10mg. As I was reading the uses and side effects that are printed out by my pharmacy, I noticed that Lexapro is used to treat depression. I do not suffer from depression and the side effects sound just as bad, if not worse, as Paxil. I thought maybe I could start out with just a half a pill at a time on a trial basis. I'm very small, so it should probably still be effective. If anyone has any thoughts on my ramblings that are stemming from paranoia and fear, I would really like to hear them.




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