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Re: Lexapro Update - Please comment tim47

Posted by Kathii on June 5, 2003, at 18:58:18

In reply to Re: Lexapro Update - Please comment, posted by tim47 on June 5, 2003, at 17:09:49

> Hi, I am also new to this board. Two months on Lex for GAD - with all the SEs everyone has mentioned, especially tension headaaches. Went to 15 mg and now back to 10mg (to relieve headaches); take in morning (moved from evening). Slept great at first, and now I wake up around 3-4am with difficulty returning to sleep. Experience periods of lethargy during the day, esp morning. Am also on 2mg of Klonopin which has been getting less and less affective.
> What concerns me is that after a two-week hiatus, my tension headaches have returned with a vengence, and I am more lethergic. Has anybody else had a similar reaction? Thanks for all your support. I have learned a lot from you that I use to manage my pdoc. I would appreciate your thoughts.
> Tim47

Hi Tim,
I'm getting the tension headaches, too. I've been using a generic analgesic ointment (like Flexall or Bengay) on my neck and upper back for the muscle tension. I also take Robaxin when needed - it's a prescription muscle relaxant. The combination has been working pretty well.




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