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Lexapro vs. Phenobarbital for Anxiety

Lexapro

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Other Names: Escitalopram   Cipralex   Sipralexa   Nexito

Phenobarbital

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/ 12,031 posts
Other Names: Luminal
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 214,797 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 12,031 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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
Phenobarbital (International Nonproprietary Name) or phenobarbitone (former British Approved Name) is a barbiturate, first marketed as Luminal by Bayer. It is the most widely used anticonvulsant worldwide, and the oldest still commonly used. ... 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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By Lauren
February 17, 2014
Lauren wrote
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. Phenobarbital

28 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
back to wellbutrin then lexapro and now just buspar... I...
...then back to wellbutrin then lexapro and now just buspar... I ...belladona (sp?) but it contains phenobarbital for my stomach, it didn't ...a half and off the lexapro for about 2 months.. Si...
back to wellbutrin then lexapro and now just buspar... I...
...then back to wellbutrin then lexapro and now just buspar... I ...belladona (sp?) but it contains phenobarbital for my stomach, it didn't ...a half and off the lexapro for about 2 months.. Si...
decided to switch me to Lexapro. I had to wait 2 weeks...
...month ago my doctor decided to switch me to Lexapro. I had to wait 2 weeks to start it. ...forgot to mention. I also have Epilepsy and take Phenobarbital 120 mg. for that. Just an added bonus...
me. Paxil, Prozac, Lexapro, and Zoloft failed. One hardly...
...SSRI #5 for me. Paxil, Prozac, Lexapro, and Zoloft failed. One hardly ...to know where yet another SSRI will lead. I requested phenobarbital, but he doesn't deem it \"safe\". Yeah, talk to...
Lexapro 20MG with Carbatrol 300MG After being under the...
Taking Lexapro 20MG with Carbatrol 300MG After ...a seizure disorder along with Phenobarbital 100MG, one tablet at bedtime. ...been taking an antidepressant called Lexapro 20MG, one each day bu...
anxiety and Phenobarbital for epilepsy. My doctor recently...
...take Klonopin for anxiety and Phenobarbital for epilepsy. My doctor recently ...me off the Prozac to Lexapro. I immediately started have intestional ...feel much better on the Lexapro if I ...
the ADs I was on Phenobarbital for 15 years. In fact the...
...ADs I was on Phenobarbital for 15 years. In ...attacks started after the phenobarbital was stopped. So it was phenobarbital (which I was just ...back on Zoloft Then Lexapro. During ...
after starting back on Lexapro, this pm, I felt pretty good...
...over debris everywhere. Unbelievable. So, after starting back on Lexapro, this pm, I felt pretty good as I took ...gave me a shot of phenobarbital(sp). I lied, said I had...
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