mungos update escitalopram now

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Date Joined Aug 2009
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   Posted 8/26/2009 9:57 AM (GMT -6)   
Hello again,
so just got back from the dr and he has put me on 10mg of escitalopram. i have heard that this can be a very good choise for the older folk like me.
so tomorrow i will start and upday as i go along.
I f anyone has had this drug would be interested to hear from you.
Keep well,
ps. 1 thing i found out is that same ssri do not like nicotine, so i wll be given up smoking tomorrow as i know that this does not help my anxiety.

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   Posted 8/26/2009 12:30 PM (GMT -6)   

Hey Mungo,

Escitalopram  is Lexapro.  The med for stopping smoking is Wellbutrin.  But I think it is good you are looking at giving up smoking.

I was on Lexapro but  it did not work for me.  I am now on Wellbutrin and it too is not working.  I seem to be very sensitive to the new medications on the market and may just go back to not using any of the Antidepressants.

Good luck with you medication.



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