A 29-year-old female asked:
Taking lexapro for 6 weeks. depression is under control. anxiety is another story. picking at the skin around my nails, cant work, panic attacks/breathing problems, cant concentrate, derealization, irritable, sleep irregular. could lexapro cause this?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Reviewed Mar 21, 2021
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
It is best to discuss medication with your Psychiatrist who knows your medical history for a thorough evaluation and recommendations for treatment. If you are not confident with your Doctor please see another for a 2nd opinion. Have a physical exam to rule out illness and see a Clinical Psychologist with expertise in multiple forms of psychotherapy .
Answered May 13, 2021
Last updated May 13, 2021
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