lexapro and sexual side effects?

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   Posted 12/2/2005 12:14 PM (GMT -6)   
For anyone who has been on Lexapro-
Did you experience sexual side effects from this medication?  I am currently on Wellbutrin b/c it has low chances of sexual side effects but it makes my anxiety worse...  I am getting married in a month and dont want sexual side effects to be a problem, for sure!  So any help on Lexapro would be nice.  Thanks all
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   Posted 12/4/2005 5:46 PM (GMT -6)   
mad  terps19 sorry but i was on lexapro and i felt like a zombie all the time plus being with my husband was no fun at all. i felt like i was dead in that department.no feelings at all. i felt like a dead fish.now that could of been just me. i went off after a few months.i wish you luck with it. good luck to you on your wedding and best wishes.

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   Posted 12/6/2005 12:40 AM (GMT -6)   

Hello Terps19,

Yes Lexapro can have sexual side effects and it did effect me that way when I was on it. Though meds react differently with different people so it may or may not effect you that way.

I wanted ot give you a link to a thread about Lexapro that was started on the Anxiety forum. the name of the Thread: Lexapro link: http://www.healingwell.com/community/default.aspx?f=9&m=206974

I hope this info helps

best wishes and congrats on the wedding


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Post Edited (CDinthe831) : 12/5/2005 11:50:54 PM (GMT-7)

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