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Is lexapro good for anxiety

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Dr.   Srikanth Reddy MD

. The doctor suggested Lexapro 10mg for a very short period of time (6months) to level his seratonin levels. I ... to think that it would do some good. He has tried marijuana and raiding our medicine cabinets... View answer

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Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi MD

I have depression , severe anxiety , social phobia and severe insomnia . I am on lexapro 30 mgs ( I was on 20 mgs but only getting 4 hours sleep on a good night and still very very anxious and nervy,... View answer

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

of that the medicine didn't seem to be working as good, I don't handle change very well & am a constant worrier ... months ago but still have daily anxiety & sleep problems. Scared to try something else &... View answer

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Dr. Shubham Mehta MD

years or so on anti depressants and anti- anxiety meds. Even back then, a lot of my worry and anxiety ... similar. This would work me into a depressed state. It has been a good 10 years or so since I... View answer

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Dr. Ashok Kumar MD

I am having mental trouble and have for sometime now. I was originally taking Lexapro 10mg ... even worse off than that. I have since winged off Lexapro and Abilify and have improved from when i ... View answer

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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 ... in a new clinic . My question is Can I get on Lexapro again since it helped me really... View answer

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Dr. Indhu Priyadharshini MD

What is the best anti anxiety drug for elderly people? My mother has been on lexapro for a few years at the maximum dose of 20 mg. She continues to suffer from anxiety, but her doctor refuses ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Indhu Priyadharshini ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Arun Chahar MD

doing good. Within 3 weeks after being on 40 mg, I used to get mild depression symptoms. Then I used ..., but terrible increase in anxiety and crazy thoughts like why people live, why people do what they do... View answer

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Dr. Nazma.amman MD

I recently was put on Lexapro 0,.5mg for two wks and started with a 10mg tablet this am. I have also been taking zanax as needed when the anxiety comes over me, but I try only to take half of a 0.5mg ... View answer

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Dr. Indrayani Inamdar MD

Hi, I have been struggling with temper issues and anxiety for the past 2 years. My previous family ... and I am also raising my children from another marriage. I cant set a good example for my kids when I ... View answer

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Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Sandip Kabra MD

Yes, Lexapro ( Escitaloprm 10 mg) is a good anxiolytic drug. You can take it alone at bed time.

Dr. Shubham Mehta MD

its very safe for anxiety. It is not addicting

Dr.      Nidhi Setia MD

Hello Yea anxiety is very common. Lexapro is very commonly prescribed for it.