Tips

Can you take 2 antidepressants a day?

Can you take 2 antidepressants a day?

It is never advisable to take a larger dosage than a doctor has prescribed. Taking too many antidepressants can lead to overdose. In severe cases, this may be life-threatening. TCA overdoses are more common than other antidepressant overdoses.

When do you start to feel the effects of Lexapro?

The first few days to a week are the worst until your body adjusts to the the medication and you may start feeling very positive effects in 2-3 weeks although it takes 6-8 weeks to feel the full effects. Hang in there and if you have questions or concerns feel free to write.

Is it worth it to take Lexapro every day?

Your anxiety may get worse before it gets better too. Hang in their, it could be worth it if you can wait it out until its working right. One thing that is very important when taking Lexapro is to continue taking the medication as prescribed. If you miss a dose, double up on it the next time.

What should I do if I miss a dose of Lexapro?

One thing that is very important when taking Lexapro is to continue taking the medication as prescribed. If you miss a dose, double up on it the next time. If you stay off of them for any amount of time they will become less effective. Good luck and they are great so stick with them.

Why did I stop taking Lexapro for anxiety?

I stopped Lexapro two months ago because of side effects. My anxiety is back severely. I’m going to restart it tonight. Forget the side effects I need the medicine. It didn’t help me as much as I’d like but it obviously helped me more than I thought. At some time I might switch to a different medicine but current day I’m getting back on Lexapro.

When do the side effects of Lexapro subside?

Nice thing about Lexapro is that it works a little quicker than other similar antidepressants. You should notice a difference after a couple of weeks. You may experience some mild side effects in the beginning, but these should subside in a weeks time. Otherwise, unless you are elderly, starting at 10mgs is fine.

How long does it take for Lexapro to work?

It takes over two weeks before the medicine is supposed to start working on relieving the symptoms, but I can’t tell if there’s any difference in the way I feel nor do I feel like my depression has gotten any better. I still can’t be around alot of people and go into a store unless it’s very early or late at night.

What was the first week of Lexapro for anxiety?

Therapy wasn’t cutting it, and neither was meditation or any of the suggestions people threw at me. The first week of Lexapro, the nausea was very intense. But I could feel it changing my brain, and it was such a weird yet hopeful feeling. For three years, I had my life back. I was able to travel and enjoy taking risks without crippling anxiety.

When to talk to your doctor about Lexapro?

For people who are having more moderate to severe side effects, sometimes a doc will Rx a short-term course of an anti-anxiety med, like Xanax or Ativan. I highly recommend discussing that with your doctor if you have bothersome side effects.