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Invega vs Lexapro for Depression

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Lexapro
Other name: Paliperidone (Paliperidone)
Other name: Escitalopram (Escitalopram)
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Paliperidone (trade name Invega), also known as 9-hydroxyrisperidone, is an atypical antipsychotic developed by Janssen Pharmaceutica. Invega is an extended release formulation of paliperidone that uses the OROS extended release system to all...
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Escitalopram (trade names Anxiset E(India) Lexapro, Cipralex, Seroplex, Lexamil, Lexam) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is approved by the Food and Drug Administratio...
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Paliperidone (trade name Invega), also known as 9-hydroxyrisperidone, is an atypical antipsychotic developed by Janssen Pharmaceutica. Invega is an extended release formulation of paliperidone that uses the OROS extended release system to all...
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About Lexapro
Escitalopram (trade names Anxiset E(India) Lexapro, Cipralex, Seroplex, Lexamil, Lexam) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is approved by the Food and Drug Administratio...
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Invega also does not help with my depression, anxiety,...
" ...I also have Aspergers. Invega also does not help with my depression, anxiety, or suicidal ideations. Therefore, I take Lexapro and Klonopin to cover ...to help sometimes. Overall I am happy with the... "

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took Invega several years ago and I think I responded well t...
" ...is depressing in itself. My main concern is preventing depressive episodes. Lexapro helps me on a daily ...know much about APs.) I took Invega several years ago and I think I responded well to it. Does... "

attacks, Invega made me go nuts AND gain weight. I have...
" ...me on any other medications. Geodon was the only one that did anything for me. Lexapro made me go nuts, Artane ...shake uncontrolably Panic attacks, Invega made me go nuts AND gain weight. I have had... "

and when i took Invega it greatly helped my anxiety. The...
" ...psychotic illness and when i took Invega it greatly helped my anxiety. The only ...effect on my anxiety as Invega. Lexapro helped with my anxiety too. I took ...that as my first prescribed medication... "

kind of deal with it. I'm on Lexapro 20mg in addition to my...
" ...of deal with it. I'm on Lexapro 20mg in addition to my Invega and Lamictal. As far as feeling depressed, the Lexapro and Lamictal... "

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t, a while back, I was on Invega, and I had a positive re...
" ...yet), he wants to lower my Lexapro dose once my depression is better. I trust him and think he's good, but I don't agree with that. Maybe I need a different AD (it just can't touch dopamine or... "

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Lexapro...idk which one but one of them makes me numb all...
" ...and having mild schizophrenia...so my depression can get REALLY BAD and also i get REALLY manic sometimes and really angry...and i also have REALLY bad anxiety...and i have tried numerous... "

I am currently on Invega 9mg, Lamictal 150mg, and Lexapro...
" Hi. I am currently on Invega 9mg, Lamictal 150mg, and Lexapro 20 mg and i still deal... "

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on Invega for about a year with no positive results. She is...
" My daughter was on Invega for about a year with no positive results. She is bipolar and a cutter. The Invega did away with the hallucinations, ...but did nothing for the depression or the cutting. She... "

Taking paxil Invega made me rapid cycle for a bit. Invega...
" Taking paxil Invega made me rapid cycle for ...a bit. Invega lexapro made me suffer... "

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