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Lexapro

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Other Names: Escitalopram   Cipralex   Sipralexa   Nexito

Valium

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Other Names: Diazepam   Mogadon   Diastat   Valrelease   Antenex
Rating: 4 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
Diazepam , first marketed as Valium by Hoffmann-La Roche is a benzodiazepine drug. Diazepam is also marketed in Australia as Antenex. It is commonly used for treating anxiety, insomnia, seizures including status epilepticus, muscle spasms (such as... Read more on Wikipedia
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November 12, 2014
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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. Valium

2,728 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
problem...im already not liking this lexapro and its only...
...valium is it safe to take valium while on lexapro...ive just started lexapro and it seems ...do suffer from some depression but ...problem...im already not liking this lexapro a...
given Lexapro and Valium to 'help' with the symptoms. I...
...I ever took a drug. In 2007 I was given Lexapro and Valium to 'help' with the symptoms. I have been in Hell since...fibro pain is nothing compared to this w/d...
use Valium to get on lexapro as the side effects (chemical...
...equals to 10 mg of valium. I have never tried Klonopin, but i did use Valium to get on lexapro as the side effects (chemical anxiety) was unbearable. ...time have you been lexapro-free each tim...
give it sometime to work (the lexapro) and went back to the...
...I first started taking lexapro I hated it and ...same with xanax no way, my body did not like it one bit ...sometime to work (the lexapro) and went back to the Valium and it ended up helping ...
valium. good luck get rid of the meds that are not working...
i am a big fan of lexapro for returning to a state ...specific med like xanax or valium. good luck get rid of the meds that are not w
in. The Lexapro works better for the depression but...
...sneaking in. The Lexapro works better for the depression but the Paxil definately helped my anxiety more. The anti-anxiety drugs, ( benzos, ativan, xanax valium) work great for anxiety. But they...
like valium are not good for people who have schiz. I don't...
...meds like valium are not good for people who have schiz. I ...that the antidepressant lexapro helps her anxiety it may work it does for them. I take clozaril and sometimes clonzapam I do ok but ...
exam. BTW, Valium works very well for me, as opposed to...
...My problems are anxiety, depression and OCD in that order.  My sister responded well to Lexapro.  I have only tried Celexa.  Do some ...psych exam.  BTW, Valium works very well for me, as oppose...
been on Lexapro for approx 5 yrs now and find it's great...
...Will, I've been on Lexapro for approx 5 yrs now and find it's great. It was prescribed ...you a little Valium to get you over that stage. I've had moderate weight gain but nothing significant...
was mixed ; worked for depression & anxiety ,but i did...
...needed' effectiveness..similiar to valium,but much less addictive..i found it Very helpful ,but also used ...experience with lexapro was mixed ; worked for depression & anxiety ,but i did Not...
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