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Lexapro to treat anxiety

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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.  Moumita Chakraborty MD

Hi, last couple of weeks or so, I started getting burning sensation in my upper arms and then my legs, I have been going thru and dealing with anxiety . my doctor put me on Lexapro (genetic ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Moumita Chakraborty ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Chintan Solanki MD

Is celexa or lexapro better for generalized anxiety disorder? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chintan Solanki ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Manisha Gopal MD

Hello i`very taken zpak finished it on Monday I am currently on 20 mg of lexapro and my anxiety came back.will this antibotic set me back.dumb decision on my part . ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Manisha Gopal ( Psychiatrist)
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)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr.     B M Gupta MD

my friend an 84 yr old stroke patient has had a cough for a week. She has been treated with tylenol with codiene for the pain in her nonusabale right arm and her lexapro has been increased for anxiety.... View answer

Answered by : Dr. B M Gupta ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Samir Patil MD

I have had IBS for years with constipation. For several years it stopped. I was taking Lexapro ... you think the Lexapro could have been helping the IBS or should I be concerned about colon cancer. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Samir Patil ( Gastroenterologist)
Dr. Sirisha MD

My doctor prescribed me Lexapro 10mg once daily. After about I week I suffered sever anxiety for 10 days. I talked with the doctor and he suggested I power through it which I did. About a week ago he ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sirisha ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi MD

I m currently being treated for anxiety and depression and have been prescribed Lexapro 10mg (60 ... is that the Lexapro will kick in now that i m going into week 3 and that it will help with my... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi ( General & Family Physician)
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)

Mobile Questions and Answers

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.

Dr.  Sandip Kabra MD

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