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Re: PANIC attacks! =(

Posted by Escher Dementian on April 24, 2004, at 7:20:16

In reply to Re: PANIC attacks! =(, posted by ednababish on April 23, 2004, at 9:35:32

IMHO the elevated liver enzymes or decreased functionality would not be _caused_ by that dose beginning Lexapro, in a healthy liver. It would have to be a preexisting "challenged" condition. But make no mistake, Tylenol/acetaminaphen is a serious challenge in and of itself, and can be cumulative and synergistic, especially with alcohol or other compromises present, even days after ingesting the T/acet'n. It lasts longer in your liver than alcohol/coffee/other meds, and also poses a bigger challenge for your liver to clear/cleanse.

I agree with K. ~ It is correct that Lexapro has been known to trigger anxiety in many people, as same Zoloft and Effexor(other SSRIs). But there may be reasons for, this non-related to liver issues. "Normally", a healthy balanced system/liver can handle and process a small to moderate chemical stress so that introducing a new substance does not cause an immediate panic attack, but rather a manageable discomfort when our body tells us that we have introduced a substance that is a bad fit.
Chemicals and SSRIs can be tricky, though, in the brain & glands, especially in conjunction with other factors.

Thanks for the compliment re: my name 8-)
Hope i've helped with my 0.02 worth,





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