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Lexapro And Stomach Pain
I just started taking lexapro (escitalopram) 10 mg 10 days ago, can I stop taking it immediatly, its causing severe stomach pain. Or do I have to slowly get of it?
Lexapro (escitalopram): A low dose of Lexapro (escitalopram) taken for a short period of time should not require a taper. However, please do let your prescribing provider know about the issue. Taking Lexapro (escitalopram) with food or use of probiotics can often be very helpful to decrease possible GI side effects. ...Read more
Stomach pain, I take aspirin 81mg, Lexapro 20mg, Xanax. 25mg, as needed, and Zyprexa 2.5 mg. Could meds be causing my discomfort? How can I remedy?
I have a horriable headache sore everywhere esp my neck and jaw horse cough ear ache dizzy tired stomach pain haven't took Lexapro (escitalopram) in 3 days?
It is a possibility that you have myofacial pain syndrome due to due to the excessive stress. Lexapro (escitalopram) is a great medication to mange the stress. Watch your weight and do some physical activity.
see an orofacial pain specialist for evaluation and possible muscle relaxant rx.
See your psychiatrist for antidepressant medication management. ...Read more
Currently taking aspirin81mg, Lexapro 20mg, Zyprexa 5mg, XANAX. 25mg (as needed). Experiencing stomach pains, how can I ameliorate? Take @differentTimes
Use Enteric Coating:
Aspirin irritates the stomach. Even though you are on a low dose Aspirin shop for the enteric coated 81 mg. It does not dissolve in the stomach and will cause less GI upset.
The other meds are OK to take together as long as you are aware they may cause some sedation.
The Aspirin in the list is the one known to irritate the stomach. ...Read more
One week of lexapro, (escitalopram) muscle twitches in left arm and calf muscles, headache, and stomach pain. Do I need to see dr. Or keep tolerating side effects?
More to it: Give it a little more time and see if the side effects diminish. If not, talk to your doc about trying a different med. However, understand that medication alone is not optimal treatment for depression (if that is what you are treating). For most depressed patients, the benefits of meds are indistinguishable from placebo. Good treatment for depression is psychotherapy (with or without meds). ...Read more
I am taking 10mg lexapro (escitalopram). I haven't taken it in 2 days bc s of stomach fly. I have facial tingling. Is this w/d from not taking it and is it dangerous?
Hi sir Hope you are doing great I am suffering from stomach pain it almost 9 month I am taking different medicine from different doctors but still s?
Several causes: Cannot be covered in this limited platform with the little information you provided, I can see the frustration: been to different doctors and tried different medications at no avail, your option is to find a good qualified gastroenterologist to help you out, good luck ...Read more
Can be many things:
There are several causes of stomach pain and we can not say what is causing your stomach pain, without knowing the site of your stomach pain, how long you have it and if associated with nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fever and other associated symptoms to be able to even guess what it can be
you should consult your doctor and find out what is the cause of your stomach pain. ...Read more
Multiple causes: There are multiple reasons you could have daily stomach pains and you really need to see your doctor to sort out the causes and treatments. The causes include ulcers, gastritis, gallbladder disease, irritable bowel, inflammatory bowel disease, constipation, reaction to medications, endometriosis to name a few. ...Read more
More info: There are many causes of abdo pain. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? See a doctor for exam and studies. ...Read more
Where and when?: There are so many many causes of abdominal pain and so I can't really tell what you have. Upper, middle, r upper/l upper, lower/pelvic areas? When does the pain occur? During/around period time? With meal/food? Common in 20 y/o female is irritable bowel, menstrual cramps, reflux/dyspepsia, maybe gallbladder trouble, or pancreatitis (after alcohol binge) etc. Please repost. Good luck. ...Read more
See someone: Everyone has occasional stomach pains that improve after time. If you have ongoing pain that never gets better or you have pain that frequently recurs you should see an md to find out why. Star with your primary md. ...Read more
Diffuse: Sorry, that is too diffuse to answer. ...Read more
Call your doctor: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more
Lactic acid: Build up in muscle, or the muscle is being strained. ...Read more
Multiple possible: Some nightmares may include visceral sensations. Also, stomach pain could precede a nightmare. How long after eating, did you lie down to go to sleep? This could be yet another factor. You list no medications or medical conditions in your accompaying information, so I suggest please working with your own physician who knows you, on this. Take care. ...Read more
C. diff: Clostridia difficile typically causes a hemorrhagic colitis which is not particularly painful. It might be associated with some crampy pain or other symptoms, but as a single symptom of this disease, pain would be a bit unusual. Predisposing factors like prior antibiotic therapy or immune supresssion should be taken into account also. If in doubt, there are readily available stool tests. ...Read more
Depends on how long: We're currently having gastroenteritis, or stomach flu going around. Gas, bloating, diarrhea are common but only last a few days. If you 're having ongoing symptoms, fever, blood in the stool or a significant amount of pain, you should get checked out. If there is travel in your recent past, definitely get checked. ...Read more
Perforating lesion: While abdominal pain associated with an ulcer can be severe it best responds to antacids or meds reducing acid production. The true almost intolerable pain however is associated with the distal stomach ulcer that freely perforates into the retroperitoneum or lesser sac. Here the pain persists until surgical intervention to control the leakage of gastric fluid. ...Read more