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Re: Lexapro dose too high Baseball85

Posted by SLS on February 26, 2013, at 14:45:39

In reply to Lexapro dose too high, posted by Baseball85 on February 26, 2013, at 10:33:26

> Doc upped me to 15mg, I had normal start up anxiety for about 2 weeks, then started to feel better and then at four weeks I got soo tired and jittery/irritable and anxious again. Doc thinks my dose is too high? Does this sound about right?

I would think it more likely that your dose is too low. Instead of languishing for an extended period of time trying to finesse the dosage between 10 - 15 mg/day, perhaps you should do a quick experiment and go to 20 mg/day. I think your tiredness and irritability are the result of the breakthrough of the underlying illness. I could be wrong, but without knowing more about you, I would think it a possibility. Would your doctor allow you to go to 20 mg/day?

- Scott

Some see things as they are and ask why.
I dream of things that never were and ask why not.

- George Bernard Shaw




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