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Effect Lexapro Escitalopram
Complex system: If it is a recurring pattern, odds are it is a result of chemical changes throughout your cycle, such as changes in progesterone. Without knowing your full history it is possible that the current regimen is insufficient to address this occurrence. If symptoms are significantly impairing functioning it would be worthwhile discussing with your prescribing provider to consider options. ...Read more
Having nausea side-effect with Lexapro (escitalopram) even if taken with food. Can i take Tums or another antacid to address?
N: That is a good first choice of tx. Make sure you feel completely normal before retaking it. ...Read more
Is floaters in an eye and twitching in the other a normal side effect of lexapro (escitalopram)? I'm currently taking 30mgs of it.
Took Prozac 20-40mg for 3 mths-no effect.now taking Lexapro (escitalopram) 10mg for 25 days & notmuch improv.why is this happening.what should i do?
If you have ADHD -: Primarily Inattentive Type & comorbid anxiety &/or depression, you need multimodal treatment for optimal management. Add Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy & environmental manipulations at work & home, including ADA accommodations. See CHADD.org. Strattera (atomoxetine) has a serotonin effect. Use caution when adding SSRI's. Discuss med management with your psychiatrist & seek referral to a psychologist. ...Read more
Can be: Stopping Lexapro (escitalopram) suddenly is not a good idea, because of possible discontinuation symptoms. Mood swings, irritability, muscle aches, tremors, anxiety, shock-like sensations, head "zaps, " dizziness, balance problems, fatigue, and vomiting can also happen. Please work with your doctor on tapering this medication so you don't have to have such an experience. ...Read more
Lexapro (escitalopram) may cause: vivid or unusual dreams as an uncommon side effect. Minastrin is Norethindrone, Ethinyl Estradiol, and Ferrous Fumarate and is not known to affect dreams. There are no significant interactions between them. If the dreams are not bad, enjoy them. If bad, consult prescriber. They may fade with continued use of Lexapro (escitalopram). Best regards for good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How likely are seizures as a side effect when taking Lexapro (escitalopram) 5mg with no other meds? I want to give it a shot but I'm so so scared. :(
Does Pantoprozole sod Dr same with Omeprazol and does this medication inhibits action and the effect of the Lexapro (escitalopram) and Seroquel?
The risk here is: Between Lexapro (escitalopram) and Seroquel there is a rare but life-threatening risk for irregular heart rhythm. Be sure your provider is aware of this and is watching you closely. But the other medications do not interact with either psych drug. Be careful - if your provider is not a specialist - you might want a consult when multi-pharma issues arise. Best! ...Read more
I take Lexapro (escitalopram) daily. Ive been taking zepac & 6-8 Motrin a day 4 a week now 4 an ear infection 2. Shud I b worried abt te effect of Motrin & Lexapro (escitalopram)?
Medication effects: Thank you for informing about Depression, Overweight, Lexapro (escitalopram), (escitalopram) and Gabapentin. Using Lexapro (escitalopram) with Motrin may increase the risk of bleeding. Using Gabapentin with Lexapro (escitalopram) may increase dizziness, confusion,. Discuss with Psychiatrist •Diagnosis for which Lexapro (escitalopram) was prescribed •Headache due to Lexapro (escitalopram) •Need to take 6-8 Motrin a day, and for how long ? •Therapy for stresses and overweight • Yoga ...Read more
How does Lexapro (escitalopram) effect REM sleep? I started Lexapro (escitalopram) three weeks ago and recently i've been feeling one positive change (no racing thoughts at night) but i also feel i get a very shallow sleep.
We are all different: Dosages vary by height, weight, and how your body metabolizes the drug, so to answer your question, could be a yes or a no depending. Working with your doctors regarding effectiveness, side-effects, and your goals for treatment may help determine a more optimized dose. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
As safe as most: Lexapro, (escitalopram) an antidepressant & anti-anxiety medication, makes more serotonin available in the brain. Side effects (se's) include GI problems, appetite changes, dizziness, headaches, sexual problems & sleep problems. Most se's are short-term & tolerable, esp. If anticipated. More serious se's are allergic reactions, cardiac changes & odd behaviors. Take it long enough to give it a chance to work. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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