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aigh23

430d

I started Lexapro a little over a week ago, and it's almost like it started working better and faster than expected - I feel like I should be happy but it's a little unexpected?

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    • butterfly87

      275d

      I'm on day 8, and overall, I feel great. I feel more calm, less irritable, happier, and more pep. I do occasionally get dizzy, kind of zoned out here and there, and I am tired throughout the day, but not exhausted (thankfully). My fingers are crossed 🤞 that the good continues.

    • butterfly87

      275d

      I'm on day 8, and overall, I feel great. I feel more calm, less irritable, happier, and more pep. I do occasionally get dizzy, kind of zoned out here and there, and I am tired throughout the day, but not exhausted (thankfully). My fingers are crossed 🤞 that the good continues.

    • Mashka

      380d

      It's not supposed to make you feel "happy", it just helps your brain balance itself out completely. You could still get depressed or angry, but it will feel more natural. The med kicks in sooner for some than others, or vice versa

    • j_Bug

      415d

      there's definitely something to be said for the relief and comfort of knowing you're getting help! I love Lexapro, it's been such a huge help for me

    • anotherlostsoul

      428d

      How many mgs are u guys on??

      • Ceig

        426d

        @anotherlostsoul 10mg

    • MangoNari

      428d

      I have been taking it for a week and a half now, and I know it can take a couple of weeks, but it did make me feel calmer... however I believe it has been what was giving me a constant headache. I skipped my dose last night, and no headache yet...

      • j_Bug

        415d

        @MangoNari it def took me a little bit to adjust, for me it was all over achy and nauseous for the first week or so. I hope your side effects fade soon!

    • Niyaa

      430d

      I started taking it but it made me feel way too high. So I started taking it when ik the next day I would have to be around a lot of people or felt like on a verge of a melt down. But it is a good thing to take

      • aigh23

        429d

        @Niyaa yeah I get that - I'm just trying to see how it goes for the next few weeks and work out where to go from there

    • Ceig

      430d

      It has stopped my anxiety attacks and night terrors

      • Valor

        430d

        @Ceig mine too. It also makes me feel calmer.

      • aigh23

        430d

        @Ceig I'm glad to hear that :) do any of the side effects bother you much?

        • Ceig

          429d

          @aigh23 no not at all. I have been on it for several years

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