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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
2/9/2015 10:07:45 AM

Reviewer: shelleyb34, 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 experienced an almost immediate lifting of the dark cloud that has followed me everywhere for the last few years. I thought that it might make me zombie-like and not able to experience emotion but it did not do that at all. The only negative side effect that I have noticed is difficulty waking up to my alarm in the morning (late to work everyday now because I can't get up) and drowsy while ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
1/19/2015 4:15:56 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking Lexapro for just over 3 months and it has been a God-send. I take 20mg per day and have experienced very few side effects. When I first started taking it I had a hard time falling asleep and then once asleep had a hard time staying asleep. I would often wake up because my arms and legs moved around a lot while sleeping. I switched to taking Lexapro in the morning instead of befo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
1/18/2015 7:53:01 PM

Reviewer: Ktt, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Ended in hospital rt side effects

Condition: Depression
9/28/2014 4:15:20 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After a terrible experience with fluoxetine in the past, I was hesitant to try any other SSRIs, but lexapro has been a real life saver. I started taking it for depression and GAD, and about a month after I got up to 20mg/day, it finally kicked in and I feel amazing. I no longer feel utterly hopeless and useless; I don't dwell constantly on negatives or worry incessantly about everything (in fa ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
9/22/2014 7:54:04 AM

Reviewer: isis33, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
It worked for less than a year for me. During that time, I gained 30 lbs. taking it. Ive been off it for 4 months not & have finally lost the weight. I could not find any side effect of weight gain in the side effect listing.

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