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A 25-year-old male asked:

Any long term med for sleep not causing tiredness in day? lexapro (escitalopram) tired after waking mouth dry tongue numb am in recovery no longer on antipsychotics

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Dr. Steven Griggs
Clinical Psychology 39 years experience
Most sleeper meds: have a hangover, with Trazodone being one of the worst. You describe morning side effects that are well-known from SSRI's and SSNRI's. Are you taking antipsychotic meds? These also have side effects. Who prescribes these? Visit this MD and tell him/her pronto. Recovery? (Not drinking or using drugs?) There are lots of things to try...

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Last updated Apr 5, 2020

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