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Re: First real dose of SSRI

Posted by mattye on April 9, 2007, at 9:27:12

In reply to Re: First real dose of SSRI, posted by notfred on April 9, 2007, at 9:03:02

Yes, you are totally right. I am still deciding whether or not to stay on 30. It took over a month for Lexapro to really help me in the first place, so I think I may just try the 30.

> >
> > Now after a week at 30 mgs, I really understand the true nature of the SSRI's.
> >
> You do not discover the true nature in the week !
> How do you now this is not something that will go away with time ? In 20 + yrs of taking meds I
> often have side effects when going up on the dose.
> These meds can take months to exert their full effect but not if you change meds before they can work.
> If you have been on this SSRI for more than 6 weeks then I would give it 2 weeks on the new dose
> to decide about the side effects and longer to see if the new dose is an improvement.




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