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830d

Does anyone else struggle with anxiety and depression and have found a medication that they see results from? I have been taking lexapro for almost 2 years and I am thinking that I might be better off taking something else. Let me know your thoughts!

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    • Goose33

      830d

      I recommend taking a test called GeneSight. you mail them a sample of your dna (qtip mouth swab) and they give you a list of medicines most likely to be effective based on your dna. it worked really well for me.

    • Skelekitten3

      826d

      I'm on 20 MG of Prozac for depression and just increased to 150 MG of lamoTRIgine for anxiety (trial - I was 100 MG). They have really leveled me out and I have become a whole new person with the two working together. I recommend a psychiatrist/internal medicine doctor who is able to strictly work medication rather than a normal doctor who just prescribes based off of studies, feedback and results. The psych/internal medicine know how each pill works separately and in conjunction with another.

    • Speedbump

      827d

      I’ve been on Zoloft (sertraline) for 8 years now and I find it works very well for me!

    • BunnyLesbian

      827d

      lexapro is amazing for my anxiety, but wellbutrin gets me out of bed and motivated. i highly recommend it

    • Bleuthebat

      827d

      A combination of prozac and buspirone has really helped me. I’ve tried almost all the antidepressants and once I was on Prozac, I finally started feeling like my original, goofy self.

    • LunarPlanet

      828d

      I was on lexapro for a long time and it helped with my suicidal tendencies but did nothing for my physical shakes and anxiety. My body would still be in high alert even if my brain wasn’t. Now I’ve added on buspar and so far it’s been working great with me. I would talk to your psychologist and see what they recommend. Be honest with them and let them know that you don’t think it’s enough/working for you

    • Aceyp

      828d

      I take 75 mg of Zoloft (sertraline) and feel much better

    • ajar

      828d

      Using Lexapro and welbutrin has worked really well for me, my psych described it as "Lexapro makes your brain make serotonin, welbutrin makes your brain accept it". I also take hydroxyzine and Buspirone for anxiety

    • Godsgirl8008

      829d

      I have and I added abilify and it worked for a bit but I understand your feeling I am going to explore other meds as well

    • finnfinn97

      829d

      Prozac and buspar

    • PurpleSquid

      829d

      Lex Apel worked well for me until I maxed the dosage limit. I am now on many meds including Wellbutrin and lamictal.

    • Danish

      829d

      It works subtly in the background to help but it’s not immediately felt

    • Danish

      829d

      Buspar is not really noticeable

    • trinityy

      829d

      I recommend Zoloft. Busphar and lexapro didn’t work for me.

    • Danish

      829d

      I recently upped my dosage to 30mg lexapro and it’s been such a game changer for the better. Sometimes people need more to have it work for them. Talk to your Doctor and maybe they will help give you some suggestions.

    • CmcC

      829d

      Prozac and propranolol helps me!

    • laneyn

      829d

      i take 200 mg of sertraline and that’s made a huge difference for me

    • Trinitywinchell22

      829d

      I have not found one that works with me long lasting yet. Ive had a few that work for 4-6 months then I become immune

    • rubee

      830d

      im on lexapro too, but i recently added abilify and it helped a lot!

    • Goose33

      830d

      I recommend taking a test called GeneSight. you mail them a sample of your dna (qtip mouth swab) and they give you a list of medicines most likely to be effective based on your dna. it worked really well for me.

    • Amaryllis

      830d

      I suffer from generalized anxiety and a combination of Zoloft and Wellbutrin has helped me a lot.

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