See Alike in...

Alike App

Browser

Noly

162d

I'm about to start taking Lexapro 5mg for anxiety and perimenopause. Has anyone gained weight or had any side effects on the low dose of Lexapro?

☝ This content is generated by our users and it is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult with your physician before making any medical decision

Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.

Want to chat or share? Download the Alike app now and get complete access to Alike.health's unique features.

Alike health

Based on the provided context, some users have reported weight gain as a side effect of taking Lexapro. However, it's not specified whether these side effects occurred at a low dose like 5mg. Other side effects mentioned include sexual side effects, increased appetite, and initial feelings of anger and irritation. It's important to note that everyone's experience with medication can vary.

Find people who are
experiencing a similar
medical reality

100% Free
100%
Free

Download Alike for the full experience

JOIN

View All

Bupropion

night sweats

paranoid

Valium

sertraline

palpitations

Anxiety (Including GAD)

Depression

palpitations

Depression

Valium

Bupropion