questions about lexapro....

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   Posted 12/10/2006 9:00 PM (GMT -6)   
I have not written in a long time....I have a question about Lexapro. I have been on it for quite some time now....maybe about 6-7 months now... and I still get soooo tired. Does anyone have this problem?

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   Posted 12/11/2006 7:05 AM (GMT -6)   
I know many ppl on it yet I have not heard them say they are still experiencing the tiredness after that long
I am sure they shall post today
Wknds are alot slower as ppl are busy and especially at this time of yr
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   Posted 12/11/2006 3:44 PM (GMT -6)   

Hi Teddy

the big question is

is the lexapro working for you? sometimes it doesnt

do you notice a big reduction in your anxiety, if not maybe ask about upping the dose which, I think is between 10 and 20

if working and causing tiredness, then take just before bed

these antidepressants will make 1 person tired, another more active and hgave no effect on a third, in other words the side effects are unpredictable

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