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Re: Tapering off Lexapro?

Posted by Bela on October 23, 2003, at 12:06:05

In reply to Re: Tapering off Lexapro? ezra, posted by shoebox on September 9, 2003, at 8:50:09

I am currently taking 10 mg of Lexapro and plan to taper off of it at a rate of about 10% each week. It has been a good experience, but I hate the sexual side effects. From what I read, this is the recommended rate of tapering for all ADs. I am aware of the withdrawal symptoms, thus the reason for the slow taper, but has anyone had problems with relapse of pre-Lexapro conditions (depression, anxiety) after being completely off of it for awhile? If so, did it last? Did you go back on it successfully? Thanks.




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