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miss dinguette
Lexapro, sleepwalking state and alcohol
I drank more red wine than usual traveling with a friend. I took Lexapro in same time frame. In the morning, my friend woke me up, saying, "Turn over, you're snoring." I was sure I was awake because I could hear him clearly - 3 times! - and I replied clearly that I wasn't snoring; I was awake. He said no, you're not. I don't think I was paralyzed, because I turned onto my back finally. But I never heard myself snoring. (I may have sleep apnea, too.) Sound familiar to anyone? First time, btw.

Lauren
Lexapro and Hiccups
Okay so I started taking Lexapro and Wellbutrin in the summer and started having a bunch of random hiccups. I didn't really notice it until a few months ago. I asked my doctor if he thought it could be a side effect and apparently yes, it is. This is do weird to me but..yeah.
Jamie
April 21, 2014
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.

Amanda
Antidepressants I
Have been on cocktail of prothiaden 75mg and 5 to 10 lexapro for 2 plus found new doctor said did you know why you feel shocking you are on cocktail similar speed your head and brain cannot take serotonin plus3chemicals in prothiaden this old needs to retire or go back to training in psychiatric school

Evanthe
taking ginkgo with lexapro for SSRI sexual dysfunction
So I had taken Lexapro in the past with wonderful results for my depression/anxiety. However, for as wonderful as it worked for those issues it impacted me sexually in a negative way to the same degree. It was as though I was numb 'down there' and increased blood flow and sensation never occurred. I couldn't orgasm or even enjoy the act. It was devastating. I stopped it and tried other types of ADs that worked but caused more side effects. I'm back on Lexapro now and decided to try ginkgo with it, as I read it reverses the SSRI sexual dysfunction. It definitely works! I'm able to enjoy intimacy and orgasm again!

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" ...minute amt of lexapro. My primary dr prescribed lexapro for my anxiety with my ...from the lexapro--along wi... "

" ...anxieties. I take Lexapro, which has been a miracle drug ...successful with Lexapro. My anxi... "

" Lexapro. one of the newer drugs, did help my dd with anxiety ...by her PMDD and Lexapro took care of... "

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" ...Lexapro for 14 years and I have never had any issue with it except for getting light headed if I forget to take it. It helped my i... "

" ...lexapro for 2 weeks now and have actually dropped 10lbs. I got on it for depression and anxiety but i have realized it a... "

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" ...had worse depression/anxiety after stopping Lexapro? Hi Anne, Does Lexapro give you any ...me. I was getting insomnia ... "

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miss dinguette
Lexapro, sleepwalking state and alcohol
I drank more red wine than usual traveling with a friend. I took Lexapro in same time frame. In the morning, my friend woke me up, saying, "Turn over, you're snoring." I was sure I was awake because I could hear him clearly - 3 times! - and I replied clearly that I wasn't snoring; I was awake. He said no, you're not. I don't think I was paralyzed, because I turned onto my back finally. But I never heard myself snoring. (I may have sleep apnea, too.) Sound familiar to anyone? First time, btw.

Lauren
Lexapro and Hiccups
Okay so I started taking Lexapro and Wellbutrin in the summer and started having a bunch of random hiccups. I didn't really notice it until a few months ago. I asked my doctor if he thought it could be a side effect and apparently yes, it is. This is do weird to me but..yeah.
Jamie
April 21, 2014
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.

Amanda
Antidepressants I
Have been on cocktail of prothiaden 75mg and 5 to 10 lexapro for 2 plus found new doctor said did you know why you feel shocking you are on cocktail similar speed your head and brain cannot take serotonin plus3chemicals in prothiaden this old needs to retire or go back to training in psychiatric school

Evanthe
taking ginkgo with lexapro for SSRI sexual dysfunction
So I had taken Lexapro in the past with wonderful results for my depression/anxiety. However, for as wonderful as it worked for those issues it impacted me sexually in a negative way to the same degree. It was as though I was numb 'down there' and increased blood flow and sensation never occurred. I couldn't orgasm or even enjoy the act. It was devastating. I stopped it and tried other types of ADs that worked but caused more side effects. I'm back on Lexapro now and decided to try ginkgo with it, as I read it reverses the SSRI sexual dysfunction. It definitely works! I'm able to enjoy intimacy and orgasm again!

Post from
csn.cancer.org
" ...minute amt of lexapro. My primary dr prescribed lexapro for my anxiety with my ...from the lexapro--along wi... "

" ...anxieties. I take Lexapro, which has been a miracle drug ...successful with Lexapro. My anxi... "

" Lexapro. one of the newer drugs, did help my dd with anxiety ...by her PMDD and Lexapro took care of... "

Post from
www.drugs.com
" ...Lexapro for 14 years and I have never had any issue with it except for getting light headed if I forget to take it. It helped my i... "

" ...lexapro for 2 weeks now and have actually dropped 10lbs. I got on it for depression and anxiety but i have realized it a... "

Post from
anxietyforum.net
" ...had worse depression/anxiety after stopping Lexapro? Hi Anne, Does Lexapro give you any ...me. I was getting insomnia ... "

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