Lexapro question

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   Posted 4/20/2006 9:25 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Everyone,
I am from the UC site but I take lexapro also and I wanted to know
if anyone takes more than 20 mgms a day of lexapro?
My doctor told me 20 is the maximum dosage of this drug is this true?
Thanks so much for any info.
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   Posted 4/22/2006 8:42 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Donna,  Welcome to the depression forum!  I am sorry we are a little slow with the response...Your post ended up at the bottom eyes ....I don't take Lexapro, so I cant be of much help there.  But we do have several members that do take it.  I think 10-20 mg is pretty common from what I have seen.  Hopefully others will post replies.  I just wanted you to know your not forgotten.... :-)   Take care...


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   Posted 4/23/2006 6:18 AM (GMT -6)   
i'm taking 20mg per day
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   Posted 4/23/2006 8:48 AM (GMT -6)   
    Hi there,I have crohns disease and i,m on Lexapro for my depression also .I take 20mg a day and it,s been helping me deal an cope with my disease ,it really works thank god . :-)
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   Posted 4/24/2006 11:57 PM (GMT -6)   
I take 30 mg of Lexapro.
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