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Re: do not always believe the hype -Lexapro

Posted by Caper on May 22, 2004, at 7:00:11

In reply to do not always believe the hype -Lexapro, posted by appadoo on May 22, 2004, at 6:25:31

I agree with you.

I was on Lexapro for 4 months and it did nothing for me at all. I felt the same with or without it. I'm switching at my next doctor's visit- to anything but Lexapro. It was expensive but worthless to me.

Just my opinion/experience.

> I switched from Zoloft to Lexapro a little over 2months ago hopeing that my side affects namely sexual and general larthagy will be minimised at best.I heard all the great stories how Lexapro was the best SSRI to come on the market, owing to the fact of getting ride of the bad isomer from Celexa,all well and good in theory but for me Lexapro
> mad me anxious,paranoid,more tired than before
> and my sexual life became non existent as to speak.I went back to my pdc and he suggested we try prozac which is more stimulating than Zoloft.
> If prozac doesn't work I am going back to Zoloft.
> The lesson I learned from this is that be weary of new anti-depressants promising many things.
> Generally the old SSRI are as good or even better
> than the new formulas .




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