Psycho-Babble Medication | about biological treatments | Framed
This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | List of forums | Search | FAQ

Re: An update: Yes Virginia, there is a difference » Glydin

Posted by dreamboat_annie on December 4, 2006, at 18:24:38

In reply to An update: Yes Virginia, there is a difference, posted by Glydin on December 4, 2006, at 12:15:45

I'm glad to hear that things are back on track for you now that you've gone back to Lexapro. I found Celexa to be dulling and fatiguing.

I'm thinking of switching to Lexapro, so it's encouraging to hear that there are indeed people who respond well to it. I'm nervous to switch, but, hey, if I am going to take something, I would like to at least have some benefit from it.

Anyway, glad things are working out.

> For me at least….
> I recently had to switch from Lexapro to generic Celexa due to insurance issues. The first two weeks were okay and I actually felt the new cheap pill had a nudge of betterness in the anxiety controlling department. Weeks three, four and five did not go well. Gradually, I felt I was losing the depression symptom control I had become accustomed and started feeling the familiar (yet gone for quite some time) symptoms of depression. For me that meant a lack of drive and motivation, sleep problems, lack of focus, irritability, sadness and generally an attitude of wallowing pity for myself. To add, I started experiencing a very strange bout of chest discomfort and some GI non-specifics of: “Just didn’t feel right”. I soldiered through with thoughts it might be a startup adjustment thing. ….It got worse. To boot, all of this lovely me was becoming apparent to friend and foe alike in my RL.
> To make an already long boring story shorter…. I switched back to Lex. The results have been great with a return of the me I like to be.
> Why am I coming back here to tell this? I dunno know really…. other than to share.
> Make any judgments you like - I’ve probably heard them. I am NOT Forest Labs poster child by choice. I can tell you, I believe no one but us knows how we feel and I think Lex is a better fit for me.




Post a new follow-up

Your message only Include above post

Notify the administrators

They will then review this post with the posting guidelines in mind.

To contact them about something other than this post, please use this form instead.


Start a new thread

Google www
Search options and examples
[amazon] for

This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | FAQ
Psycho-Babble Medication | Framed

poster:dreamboat_annie thread:710312