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Drugs Dose Duration Condition Side Effect (severity) Comment Age Gender Created Abuse
Lexapro (escitalopram) 10 mg 3 years
Menopausal symptoms
  55 Female 02/27
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Lexapro (escitalopram) 40 3 years
Depression
Paresthesia so uncomfortable I would be kept awake at night trying to get relief by stomping my feet on the ground and punching my fist into my pillows (it effects the extremities the worst). 26 Female 02/22
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verapamil  
Lexapro (escitalopram)  
Depression
High blood pressure
Stinging
Numbness or tingling
Joint problems
Muscle pain/soreness
Muscle cramps
Numbness/tingling in fingers
Abnormal liver blood tests
  53 Female 02/01
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Lexapro (escitalopram) 10mg 180 days
Depression
I spent 2008 losing 50 pounds and getting off of blood pressure meds and statins. In April 2009 I had suffered from depression and was talked into taking Lexapro. BIG MISTAKE gained weight back, terrible indifference feeling. WORST it is very difficult to get off of as the withdrawl can cause heart palpitations and even cardiac arrest. BY ALL MEANS IF YOU HAVE TO TAKE SOMETHING TRY PROZAC. NO really bad withdrawl problems and probably works just as well as the poison Lexapro. 46 Male 01/26
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Lexapro (escitalopram)  
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (type of anxiety disorder marked by obsessive behaviors)
since taking this drug my palpitations, throbbing and irregular hearbeat has increased to every day. It's uncomfortable. 60 Female 01/02
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Topamax (topiramate) 100 1 years
Seroquel (quetiapine) 100 1 years
clonazepam 3 tamperi ng off  
traZODONE 50 20 days
Lexapro (escitalopram) 10 4 months
Suboxone (buprenorphine-naloxone) 8  
Bipolar disorder (psychiatry diagnosis with rapidly changing moods - from depression to abnormal mood elevations)
Insomnia and other sleep problems
Depression
Anxiety/nervousness/panic/tension
Headache
Dependence on opium-containing drugs
Withdrawal seizures
Has savad my life
has lifted my spirits
good for migraines
so far has helped me sleeping
mood has been very stable
i have been tampering off the clonazepam i quit cold turkey and about went into a seizure i do not advise that for anyone worse than being pill sick
19 Male 12/13
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Lexapro (escitalopram) 20mg 1 months
Anxiety (fear or dread out of proportion to situation - often with restlessness, tension, pounding/rapid heartbeats, or rapid breathing)
Depression
Fast pulse/rapid heart rate
  22 Female 11/19
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Lexapro (escitalopram) 20 mg 90 days
Depression
No better despite dropping the dose to 10 mg/day. Started to improve after just three days off the drug. Thankfully found out that the depression was probably due to B12 deficiency, so maybe don't need the Lexapro... 48 Male 11/13
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Actonel (risedronate) 35mg  
Lexapro (escitalopram)  
Bone loss
Movement abnormalities/muscle spasms
Dystonia
I developed dystonia. My diagnosis was made from a neurologist after a fusion of my C5-6 and bone spur removal did not alleviate my intense muscle pain. Did Actonel cause my muscle pain? Are there any lawsuits pending against this drug. I am not on disability for my dystonia and get muscle attacks, sob from muscle spasms. 59 Female 10/26
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Effexor (venlafaxine)  
Adapin (doxepin)  
Luvox (fluvoxamine)  
Xanax (alprazolam)  
Soma (carisoprodol) 350 mg 2 years
Zyban (buPROPion)  
amitriptyline  
alprazolam 1 mg 3 years
fluoxetine  
omeprazole 20 mg 5 years
sertraline  
paroxetine  
gabapentin 300 mg 3 days
citalopram 20 mg 3 years
oxycodone-acetaminophen (acetaminophen-oxycodone) 15 mg 1 years
Sarafem (fluoxetine)  
Rapiflux (fluoxetine)  
escitalopram  
Lexapro (escitalopram)  
Abilify (aripiprazole)  
Pexeva (paroxetine)  
Cymbalta (duloxetine)  
desvenlafaxine  
Selfemra (fluoxetine)  
Bursitis (inflammation of the joint lining)
Back pain
Fibromyalgia (condition with chronic muscle, tissue and joint pain; fatigue; and tenderness of specific body areas)
Chronic fatigue syndrome (postviral fatigue syndrome - a condition with long-lasting significant fatigue/tiredness - may also cause headaches, sore throat, tender or painful areas around the neck and armpits, muscle soreness, joint pains, memory loss, trouble with sleep and concentration, extreme tiredness after exercise)
Decreased sex drive
Memory loss
Increased energy
Headache
I just started the gabapentin a few days ago. I'm pretty impressed so far after just a few days. I can feel some relief from the pain. It gives me a "high", "wired" feeling but it doesn't bother me enough to stop taking it. I have tried soooooo many different types of drugs trying to find relief. My fingers are crossed so far so good. 41 Female 10/22
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Comments(1):
01/21 08:22
Hi, I see you have autoimmune illnesses. I STRONGLY recommend reading "The Autoimmune Epidemic" by Donna Jackson Nakazawa and Dr. Douglas Kerr. It will change your life. Our susceptibility to autoimmunity is only 30% genetic and SEVENTY PERCENT environmental!! There are bound to be things in your environment you can change to bring you more relief. I have autoimmune illnesses also and have been able to send them into remission by employing the same techniques the disabled doctor did. This book will knock your socks off.. and change your life!! I have no affiliation. I try to reach everybody w/autoimmune illnesses that I can because I'm sure there are many, like me, that didn't know our susceptibility is 70% environmental. I did The Master Cleanse (Lemon Diet) to detoxify and changed my environment and I feel SO much better. We can never get rid of the autoimmune genes, but we can feel better by changing some things in our life. Best of luck to you! R

topiramate 75 2 weeks
almotriptan 12 .5 1 times
escitalopram 15 2 months
Anxiety/nervousness/panic/tension
Migraine headache (headache usually on one side of the head with nausea and sensitivity to light)
Increase in heart rate
  36 Female 10/19
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Lexapro (escitalopram) 5mg 2 weeks
Depression
  20 Female 10/12
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Lexapro (escitalopram) 10mg 3 days
Depression
Taking Lexapro 3 days, sleeping at most, 4 hrs a night,pupils extremely dilated and fixed 54 Female 09/26
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Lexapro (escitalopram) 10 ml 3 years
Mild depression
  55 Female 09/16
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Lexapro (escitalopram) 10 mg 12 months
Lack of energy/fatigue
imsonnio, restless, dry mouth, 44 Female 09/13
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Aricept (donepezil)  
escitalopram 5 mg 15 days
Depression
Heart palpitations
  76 Male 08/17
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Lexapro (escitalopram) 10 4 years
Panic attacks (sudden, time-limited experience of extreme anxiety that may cause racing/pounding heart; light-headedness; nausea; sweating; trouble catching breath; hyperventilation/rapid breathing; numbness/tingling; sensation of doom; trembling/shaking; people having panic attacks can feel as though they are dying, going insane or, having a heart attack)
Lexapro is great for the anxiety. Unfortunately, long term use has landed me at the cardiologist every three months. The heart palpitations became severe and daily. Have had several bouts with atrial fibrillation. Cardiologist suspects Lexapro and is helping me wean off of the medication. I am now on beta blockers to try to get my heart rate normal again.
It sucks because the Lex is great for anxiety. Side effects after long term use need to be investigated more.
47 Female 07/07
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Aricept (donepezil) 10 mg 1 days
Plavix (clopidogrel) 75 mg 1 days
simvastatin 20 mg 1 days
vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) 1000 mg 1 days
cranberry 1 days
Lexapro (escitalopram) 5 mg 1 days
Cerefolin (multivitamin) 5 mg 1 days
Aspirin Lite Coat (aspirin) 81 mg 1 days
Advance Care Plus (multivitamin, prenatal) 2500 mg 1 days
Increased risk of heart attack
Anxiety/nervousness/panic/tension
Lack of energy/fatigue
Fatigue with exertion
  86 Female 06/18
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Lovenox (enoxaparin) .80 mg bid 1 years
Synthroid (levothyroxine) .075 7 years
Adderall (amphetamine-dextroamphetamine) .40 mg 3x 30 days
Seroquel (quetiapine) 200 mg 30 days
Lexapro (escitalopram) .20mg 30 days
iron polysaccharide-ferrous fumarate (ferrous fumarate-iron polysaccharide) .50 1 years
Aspirin Low Dose (aspirin) .81 3 years
Bipolar disorder (psychiatry diagnosis with rapidly changing moods - from depression to abnormal mood elevations)
Underactive thyroid gland ("hypothyroidism" - low levels of thyroid hormone - may cause subtle or extreme loss of energy; sluggisheness; hoarse voice; heavy menstruation; puffy face/eyes; pale, dry skin; weight gain; sensitivity to cold; constipation; muscle aches/stiffness/weakness; increased cholesterol levels; anemia; hearing loss; elevated CK/creatinine phosphokinase; abnormal liver blood tests; thinning of the hair and eyebrows; loss of body hair; depression; decreased body temperature; coma)
Autoimmune disease (disease caused when infection-fighting cells attack one's own body)
Decreased ability to pay attention
Depression
Dry mouth
Chills
Shortness of breath
Chest pain or tightness
  39 Female 05/25
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Comments(2):
01/21 08:30

Hi, I see you have autoimmune illnesses. I STRONGLY recommend reading "The Autoimmune Epidemic" by Donna Jackson Nakazawa and Dr. Douglas Kerr. It will change your life. Our susceptibility to autoimmunity is only 30% genetic and SEVENTY PERCENT environmental!! There are bound to be things in your environment you can change to bring you more relief. I have autoimmune illnesses also and have been able to send them into remission by employing the same techniques the disabled doctor did. This book will knock your socks off.. and change your life!! I have no affiliation. I try to reach everybody w/autoimmune illnesses that I can because I'm sure there are many, like me, that didn't know our susceptibility is 70% environmental. I did The Master Cleanse (Lemon Diet) to detoxify and changed my environment and I feel SO much better. We can never get rid of the autoimmune genes, but we can feel better by changing some things in our life. Best of luck to you!
R
10/30 05:11
The least of your problems is Lovenox. This combination of psychotropic drugs is ridiculous and dangerous. Physicians who prescribe like this should have their licenses taken away. R

Lexapro (escitalopram) 20 ml  
Depression
  39 Female 05/25
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