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Lexapro for Anxiety
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Been on lexapro 10 mg for a little less then 2 months for general anxiety. Had a full panic attack where the emts had to be called. Since this attack I've been experiencing black outs/fainting for up to 2 hours at a time. After lots of neurological testing and appointments it has been determined it is the lexapro causing these symptoms. I am scared to drive or go to work for fear I will faint there. Pretry sure I am going to lose my job because of this.
This is the first night I'm on lexapro, I woke up in the middle of the night freaking out with leg cramps and bursts of energy. I am a 21 year old female, does anyone know if this is concerning? Should I seek immediate medical attention?
Lexapro and Breast Enlargement
Due to my personal history of depression icw SSRI and SSNRI mediications, I have used Lexapro on 3 different occasions (as well as trying a wealth of other similar meds) and each time on the drug, I have experienced breast enlargement. I am a woman and above middle aged. The increase is perhaps not noticeable to others, yet I certainly am aware of the increase in size. It is not a condition I find "enjoyable" as I am already "healthily endowed". My doc raises his brow in reaction to my report but finds it not important. Otherwise, I have had no seriously bothersome side effects with Lexapro other than periodic "sweats". Cymbalta is a drug I had a very bad reaction to and would not favor using it again.
I'm taking 10 mg of Lexapro and 0.5 of Sanax, should I replace them for one of 50 mg of trazodone ? my major concern is insomnia
Can lexapro cause sun sensitivity? I just stated taking this med last fall. I've always tanned easy rarely ever burning. In the last few weeks I've noticed if i spend any time outside I've been experiencing itching and burning of my skin. I'm not talking about a sunburn.sunburn. It's a tingling burning feeling.
Fainted after 4 days on Lexapro
Beware! Ambulance took me to ER yesterday when I fainted while having lunch with my Mother. I had taken Lexapro just 4 times. I also had a small dosage of Ativan (for anxiety) that may have contributed to my dehydration. The combination of the two drugs apparently don't agree with my system. Scary stuff! I had blood tests, etc. done and was treated with IV fluids in ER - then released, stopped meds until I meet with my doctor in a couple days.
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.
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.
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The side effects featured here are based on those most frequently appearing in user posts on the Internet. The manufacturer's product labeling should always consulted for a list of side effects most frequently appearing in patients during clinical studies. Talk to your doctor about which medications may be most appropriate for you.