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User Reviews & Ratings - Lexapro Oral


Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Lexapro Oral.

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Condition: Depression
5/16/2015 12:34:48 AM

Reviewer: Ines, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I'm on this medication about 2 years! Is works for me alrightfor 11/6yearThe last 6 month I'm starting getting very upset and I have absolutely no patients!I don't know I should increase or go of from it to try something different!?

Condition: Depression
5/10/2015 7:16:29 PM

Reviewer: B, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was prescribed this starting with 5 mg but have had increases all the way up to 20 mg. At first it worked great. no side effects except drowsiness. After this last increase, i feel so lifeless. I have almost no emotions. I feel stressed all the time and i still get panic attacks every once in a while.

Condition: Depression
5/9/2015 5:02:45 AM

Reviewer: JP, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've always had intense anxiety and obsessive-compulsive tendencies. I've been diagnosed with PTSD, depression, anorexia, EDNOS, anxiety disorder. A year ago, after a 20-year battle, I admitted myself into residential treatment for an eating disorder. The eating disorderwas my coping mechanism to self medicate, in a sense: starvation made my highs less intense and gave me purpose durin ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
4/29/2015 2:31:01 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Was taking it for dysthymia (which I don't believe I have by the way), it did absolutely nothing. Took it for 3 months exclusively because my psychiatrist pleaded with me to stick to it. Had withdrawal symptoms for about a month despite the low dose I was on (10mg).

Condition: Depression
4/19/2015 8:58:46 AM

Reviewer: Kayte, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took Lexapro for about a year, and in that year, I have never been so anxious and depressed in my life. It doubled my depression to the point at which it was unbearable. I've had a couple friends that also took it as well that have had bad experiences with it. It also made me eat a lot more and gain almost 10 pounds.

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