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Lexapro

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Other Names: Escitalopram   Cipralex   Nexito   Sipralexa

Lorazepam

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Other Names: Ativan   Lorazepam Intensol
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 214,441 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
Lorazepam (initially marketed under the brand names Ativan and Temesta) is a high-potency short-to-intermediate-acting 3-hydroxy benzodiazepine drug that has all five intrinsic benzodiazepine effects: anxiolytic, anterograde amnesia, sedative... Read more on Wikipedia
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By miss dinguette
March 31, 2014
miss dinguette wrote
Lexapro, sleepwalking state and alcohol
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March 11, 2014
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By Lauren
February 17, 2014
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Lexapro and Hiccups
Yawning is a side affect because of oxygen intake changing so the hiccups sounds normal when thinking about that. Any time I have to restart Lexapro I yawn soooo much.
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What patients are saying about Lexapro vs. Lorazepam

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I have been on SSRI lexapro since 2009 and take LORAZEPAM...
...old. I have been on SSRI lexapro since 2009 and take LORAZEPAM when needed as well. ...side effect from being on lexapro, or is it from lorazepam. I have cut back taking the lorazepam because i ...
combo of Lexapro and therapy helped me tremendously. After...
...probably took .25mgs 3 times a day. I never had any side effects coming off it but like I said I only took it when I really needed to. There was one year that I had to take it for 3 months straight...
now today I just took the Lexapro and I was fine. I'm only...
...gotten a little better. I went down to 5mg of Lexapro and took a Lorazepam with it for two days to prevent another panic attack from taking the med ...today I just took the Lexapro and I was fin...
stopped the lorazepam(nite) and am on .5mg lexapro til the...
...stopped the lorazepam(nite) and am on .5mg lexapro til the 20th. Then I  will start taking 10mg. I feel alot better! I haven't had an anxiety attack yet. Hoping when...
that it was zoloft, buspurine, they tried lexapro. All...
...for about 3 weeks, before that it was zoloft, buspurine, they tried lexapro. All of those made it so I had no feelings, didn't cry, no laughter. But the anxiety was gone. ...the lorazapam and ...
citalopram to lexapro and now to prozac! At the beginning...
...I have been switched from celexa to citalopram to lexapro and now to prozac! At the beginning I was taking lorazepam as needed, and it did work great and fast ...withdrawls. The prozac doesnt ma...
Has anybody ever experienced \"feeling wired\" or insomn...
...gone!!! I am still on 10mg Lexapro and 12.5mg ...to taper the Lexapro before the Ambien CR. I've been on Lexapro for 5.5 years. Has anybody ever experienced \"feeling wired\" or insomnia while...
I have been on prescribed Lorazepam for anixiety for over 9...
...been on prescribed Lorazepam for anixiety ...also on lexapro 20 mg. for depression.  Now I ...of lorazepam.  I started researching and found that tapering off lorazepam is easier with valium....
Cymbalta (changed over from Lexapro), or the reintroduction...
...lorazepam on a scheduled basis (because I wasn't taking it PRN even if I needed to). BUT SOMETHING'S WORKING!!! This is exciting (but not SUPER manic exciting, just happy to see movement in a po...
but that has been changed to viibryd, with negative...
...diagnosis was changed to Major Depressive Disorder with Generalized Anxiety Disorder thrown in for good measure.  I am currently taking nortriptyline, busperine, lorazapam, and ambien (for insomnia...
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