I have actually been trying to analyze recently how lexapro effects me to make a plan for what medicine combo would work best for me. Its definetly difficult sometimes to judge whether a medicine's pros outweigh the cons. While lexapro helps with my depression, and it does make my physical symptoms of (mainly social) anxiety go away, the mental anxiety is still there and maybe even is raised a bit, similiar to what you say youve experienced. This new med ive been trying, cymbalta, helps with my social anxiety alot more but doesnt help my general mood near as much. The problem is that i cant combine both the lexapro and cymbalta, due to bad reactions I guess.
Anyways, what are you taking the lexapro to help with? More depression or anxiety or what?
When ive increased my dosage of lexapro in the past, I remember being more lightheaded, but not really sick or anything. Ive had less side effects from lexapro than any other med ive tried. Im extremely sensitive to meds and have tried almost all of them.
As im sure you know, everyone reacts differently to different meds so it comes down to trial and error alot of times. Hope youf find something that works well for you soon.
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