Lexapro

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Lexapro (generic name: escitalopram) is an antidepressant from the family of SSRI’s (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) that increases serotonin in the brain. It is used to t...
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Lexapro for Panic Attacks

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w/ lexapro. I was having daily panic attacks but after two...
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" ...had great success w/ lexapro. I was having daily panic attacks but after two weeks they were gone... "

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PTSD) and lexapro have really reduced my panic attacks
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" ...combination of avoiding triggers, therapy, EMDR (much of my anxiety is related to complex PTSD) and lexapro have really reduced my panic attacks... "

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but I was also having panic attacks which stopped when...
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" The lexapro really helped with my physical symptoms of anxiety, but I feel I am OCD with thougths. My mind continues to race about things I can't control. It was... "

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Lexapro helped my panic attacks quite a bit. More doesn't...
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" ...5mgs. of Lexapro helped my panic attacks quite a bit. More doesn't always mean better. They wanted to put me on 10mgs. but I am sensitive to meds and took it into my own... "

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Reduced daily anxiety = less panic attacks. Lexapro is...
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" ...nausea and dizziness and now it's one of the best things that's ever happened for me regarding my anxiety disorder and panic disorder. Reduced daily anxiety = less panic attacks. Lexapro is awesom... "

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lexapro has really helped my panic attacks. More than...
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" I have noticed lexapro has really helped my panic attacks. More than it has my... "

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im really scared. my panick attacks are under control with...
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" My hubby and I badly want a family but im really scared. my panick attacks are under control with lexapro (provided i dont drink too much caffeine :) I want to have a baby but am just... "

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ut havent done so since I started taking the medication...
" Taking lexapro for panic attacks. Can I drink alcohol? I recently started taking lexapro 10mg for panic attacks and was also prescribed xanax 0.2mg. I take the lexapro every morning before work... "

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the rare occasion that I feel them coming on I take xanax i...
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" ...confirm that you get generic Lexapro in the U.S. or did ...but would be interested. I found Lexapro helpful for panic attacks and on the rare occasion that I feel them coming on I take xanax... "

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really helped reduce my anxiety and panic attacks most...
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" I take 5mg of Lexapro daily, and carry .25mg of Xanax and .5mg of Klonopin in my purse for \"as needed\". I take the Klonopin about 1x per week, because I have a 2 hour drive for work and that makes... "

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Lexapro
279,904 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Depression, Panic Attacks, Pain*, Insomnia*, Bipolar Disorder*, Headaches*, Panic, OCD*, GAD, Social Anxiety, Anxiety Attacks, Mood Swings*
Other names: Escitalopram, Cipralex, Sipralexa, Nexito, Esertia
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.9
Satisfaction
3.8
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Zoloft
366,321 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Depression, Panic Attacks, Pain*, OCD
Other names: Sertraline, Lustral, Zosert, Serdep, Concorz
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.9
Satisfaction
3.9
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Wellbutrin
276,273 discussions
Taken for: Depression, Anxiety*, Smoking, Tiredness*, Bipolar Disorder*
Other names: Bupropion, Wellbutrin XL, Zyban, Wellbutrin SR, Budeprion
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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Celexa
158,774 discussions
Taken for: Depression, Pain, Panic Attacks*, Bipolar Disorder*, OCD*
Other names: Citalopram, Cipramil, Seropram, Selexa, Talohexal
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.9
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Paxil
305,298 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Depression, Panic Attacks, Pain, Insomnia*
Other names: Paroxetine, Paxil CR, Seroxat, Paroxetine HCl, Aroxat
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.8
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4.0
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Prozac
355,350 discussions
Taken for: Depression, OCD, Bipolar Disorder, Panic Attacks*, Panic
Other names: Fluoxetine HCl, Sarafem, Lovan, Prozac Weekly, Fontex
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.9
Satisfaction
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Xanax
593,300 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Depression, Withdrawal, Panic Attacks, Insomnia*
Other names: Alprazolam, Xanax XR, Niravam, Xanor, Alprozolam
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.0
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Effexor
251,281 discussions
Taken for: Depression, Anxiety, Pain*, Bipolar Disorder, Hot Flashes
Other names: Effexor XR, Venlafaxine, Efectin
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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Klonopin
306,985 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Depression*, Withdrawal*, Panic Attacks, Insomnia
Other names: Clonazepam, Rivotril, Clorazepam, Clonotril, Klonopin Wafer
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.0
Satisfaction
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Ativan
230,036 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Depression*, Withdrawal*, Panic Attacks, Insomnia*
Other names: Lorazepam, Lorazepam Intensol, Tranqipam, Lorazep, Aripax
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.0
Satisfaction
2.9
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Panic Attacks medications
Lexapro
279,904 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Depression, Panic Attacks, Pain*, Insomnia*, Bipolar Disorder*, Headaches*, Panic, OCD*, GAD, Social Anxiety, Anxiety Attacks, Mood Swings*
Other names: Escitalopram, Cipralex, Sipralexa, Nexito, Esertia
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.9
Satisfaction
3.8
Helpfulness
Zoloft
366,321 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Depression, Panic Attacks, Pain*, OCD
Other names: Sertraline, Lustral, Zosert, Serdep, Concorz
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.9
Satisfaction
3.9
Helpfulness
Wellbutrin
276,273 discussions
Taken for: Depression, Anxiety*, Smoking, Tiredness*, Bipolar Disorder*
Other names: Bupropion, Wellbutrin XL, Zyban, Wellbutrin SR, Budeprion
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.9
Satisfaction
2.2
Helpfulness
Celexa
158,774 discussions
Taken for: Depression, Pain, Panic Attacks*, Bipolar Disorder*, OCD*
Other names: Citalopram, Cipramil, Seropram, Selexa, Talohexal
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.9
Satisfaction
2.8
Helpfulness
Paxil
305,298 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Depression, Panic Attacks, Pain, Insomnia*
Other names: Paroxetine, Paxil CR, Seroxat, Paroxetine HCl, Aroxat
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.8
Satisfaction
4.0
Helpfulness
Prozac
355,350 discussions
Taken for: Depression, OCD, Bipolar Disorder, Panic Attacks*, Panic
Other names: Fluoxetine HCl, Sarafem, Lovan, Prozac Weekly, Fontex
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.9
Satisfaction
3.3
Helpfulness
Xanax
593,300 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Depression, Withdrawal, Panic Attacks, Insomnia*
Other names: Alprazolam, Xanax XR, Niravam, Xanor, Alprozolam
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.0
Satisfaction
3.6
Helpfulness
Effexor
251,281 discussions
Taken for: Depression, Anxiety, Pain*, Bipolar Disorder, Hot Flashes
Other names: Effexor XR, Venlafaxine, Efectin
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.8
Satisfaction
3.5
Helpfulness
Klonopin
306,985 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Depression*, Withdrawal*, Panic Attacks, Insomnia
Other names: Clonazepam, Rivotril, Clorazepam, Clonotril, Klonopin Wafer
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.0
Satisfaction
4.2
Helpfulness
Ativan
230,036 discussions
Taken for: Anxiety, Depression*, Withdrawal*, Panic Attacks, Insomnia*
Other names: Lorazepam, Lorazepam Intensol, Tranqipam, Lorazep, Aripax
Method of use: Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.0
Satisfaction
2.9
Helpfulness
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