SRS lexapro

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  1. aGUYfromHARLEM

    aGUYfromHARLEM New Member

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    just perscribed to it, should i take it after dinner, or wait in the morning....i dont want to feel crazy in the morning b/c i have a drawing class...(but i dont know how it will effect me anyways)
     
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    okay mr i dont have any friends
     
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    im taking it for high blood pressure
     
  4. franchesca

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    I just got off it after taking it for 2 years. It really didn't help me much because I tried to kill myself three times at Christmas.

    I just got switched to Abilify today. Does anyone know anything about it? Any side effects?
     
  5. franchesca

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    People with "issues" do crazy things. :ugh:
     
  6. aGUYfromHARLEM

    aGUYfromHARLEM New Member

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    yea dude im just asking if people took it in the morning or the evening....he gave me a choice.....im not retarded man, nor is anyone else in this thread...use your "common sense"
     
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    Doesn't matter when you take it. It's an SSRI which needs to be built up in your system in the first place. But I would take it at the same time everyday.
     
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    Guys be polite to each other.
     
  9. franchesca

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    Google didn't tell me much. I took the Abilify last night and slept good for the first time in a long time. :)
     
  10. METALLlC BLUE

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    It's a good medication for that. Melatonin 1 mg or 2mg (1 to start) works very well for most people as well for sleep.
     
  11. civicmon

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    Abilify was pretty tame if you ask me. I didn't notice anything unusual on it.

    Re: Lexapro, it's either in the AM or PM as obvious. My doc told me that with prozac, some get a bit wired and need to take it in the AM or sleepy.. take it in the PM.

    Try taking it on a Saturday AM or any other non-work day and if it makes you sleepy, that's your answer.
     
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    :eek3::ugh::ugh2:

    A doctor just gave me abilify today and I'm terrified because now I think I'm crazy.:eek4:
     
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    An Abilify is used for a lot of different things.
     
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    i just started abilify and sleep like shit, even if i take a temazepam (30mg) or a 2mg xanax. i always wake up at set times. tho i was just recently off of geodon, and that causes sleep problems when you go off of it.
     
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    Yeah, unfortunately everyone is so individual that some of these things just don't work. Try Ativan or Melatonin if you've already done Lunesta, Ambien, Sonta, etc -- all those.
     
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    A lot of different types of crazy.
     
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    It's not used only for psychiatric problems.
     
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    don't sweat it, ability is REALLY good stuff... really good.
     
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    What makes abilify really good stuff?

    What else is it used for besides schizophrenia and bipolar mood modulation?

    Just because it's good stuff doesn't mean I'm fine.
     
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    Lexapro did practically nothing for my social anxiety. my doctor just switched me to Cymbalta :hsd:
     
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    Depression, Schizophrenia, Bi-Polar, Sleep Disorder, Obessive Compulsive Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress, Dementia and Alzheimers, as well as disorders which cause abnormalities of perception, such as depersonalization. It has many uses given it's an atypical antipsychotic. Don't let the word "psychotic" trick you into believing it's used on "psychos." It has nothing to do with "crazy." It also has value in cases of Parkinson's.

    It doesn't mean these should be treated with Abilify. Many are off-label uses, but clinical experience has shown many of these to be useful.
     
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    so i turn 21 next month, is it okay to drink with lexapro.....
     
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    Call our doctor to confirm.
     
  24. civicmon

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    Generally, no... but I've done it on prozac and a load of other shit and lived to tell about it.
     
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    Thanks for the list, I was unaware of some of these.

    I still can't get over the stigma of being on a drug that helps what were termed "crazy" people fifty years ago. I know the sophistication in understanding different conditions has increased greatly, but even when I was a kid (20 years ago) there wasn't a wide spread understanding and tolerance of these people. At least not in the circles I grew up in.

    And now to be experiencing many of the symptoms of the conditions from the above list...quite a blow to my ego. I thought I was healthy and smart and strong. Now I see there is something wrong with my brain/body beyond the superficial or the easily curable and it's kicking my ego-ass.
     

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