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Lexapro/Escitalopram

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KoalaDownUnder Wed 25-May-16 04:30:27

Am currently on 20 mg daily, for depression.

My GP switched me over from Pristiq about 6 months ago, due to terrible side effects on the Pristiq.

Since the changeover to Lexapro, I've had a really hard time. Started on 10 mg and that didn't cut it. GP increased dose to 20 my mg and then 30.

On 30, I felt awful - dazed, with brain fog, and just numb. Cut back to 20 mg again, weeks ago.

I'm now sitting here, having taken the day off work, wanting to kill myself. I won't, but I want to. I'm 42, I can't imagine spending the rest of my life feeling this dead inside.

I would be so grateful for any thoughts or experiences. Thanks for reading. flowers

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