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Is lexapro effective for anxiety

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Dr. Klarida Papaqako MD

my son has anxiety , he takes Cymbalta , and Clonopam not sure of spelling. He is very bad right now so I found a group counseling and they just put him on Lexapro , His mind just won't shut off what ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Klarida Papaqako ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.   Alexander H. Sheppe MD

Hi, I am on Klonopin 3 mg, Lexapro 15 mg, Solian (amisulpride) 100 mg and Keppra 1000mg. I would like to know how long it takes to Lexapro to reach its full effect against anxiety , since ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Alexander H. Sheppe ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.     Alexander H. Sheppe MD

notice more people have side effects on prozac than lexapro? Which one do you usually like better ...Hello. I suffer from OCD and Generalized Anxiety Disorder . Now I know ultimately I need to consult ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Alexander H. Sheppe ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.   Srikanth Reddy MD

and have been a psych patient for many years battling PD/Dep/OCD Anxiety - post Grave's disease in 1977 ... with horrible withdrawal from the Effexor. I then tried Pristiq (not much help) and Lexapro (not... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Srikanth Reddy ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.  Sunil Gupta MD

on Lexapro 2.5 mg), Klonopin 2mg and Amisulpride (Solian) 100 mg. Since i have anxiety but also some symptoms ... expect in 20 o 30 days with Lexapro 5 mg the same effect antiOCD as people who... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sunil Gupta ( Psychiatrist)

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Dr.  Keerthish Shetty MD

anymore anxiety attacks. I was on Lexapro for 2 years. Just in March 2011 the doctor took me off it she ...I am a 23 yr old female who has bad anxiety . Well I first went to the doctor in December... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Keerthish Shetty ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.   Nidhi Setia MD

Hi i have general anxiety for the past few months, this week I had to take off work. my gp upped my meds to 15mg lexapro which really made me very tired. My anxiety stems from tiredness I have cp and... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Nidhi Setia ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Ravi Soni MD

My doctor prescribed me lexapro 10 mgs 1 tab a day for anxiety, but I forgot to ask her if it s ok with methadone. I m on 82 mgs of methadone and want to make sure before I take the lexapro that it won... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ravi Soni ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel MD

Hi - am on Lexapro generic for general anxiety since May. Decided to taper off after 2 months ... these headaches will last - side effect of Lexapro? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Samoona Najeeb MD

I have sleep issues which cause anxiety and of course vice-versa. one1mg lorazapam in the afternoon allows me to sleep [along with an herbal aid] . I also have a script for lexapro but have not taken ... View answer

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Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi MD

Hello Lexapro is a SSRI drug and the drug start showing its effects in about 4 weeks. Usually it is advised to be taken for at least 3 months after remission of symptoms, though exact duration depends upon...

Dr. Shubham Mehta MD

its very safe for anxiety. It is not addicting

Dr. Ilir Sharka MD

Hello! It takes nearly 2 week for lexapro to start showing a beneficial effect. Greetings!