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Re: Lexapro and alcohol vonnie

Posted by Mariposa on January 4, 2004, at 16:56:06

In reply to Re: Lexapro and alcohol, posted by vonnie on January 4, 2004, at 16:36:58

> > I'm an ardent drinker (tho not an alcoholic) and find that indeed, Lexapro and alcohol are a nasty combination.
> >
> > The alcohol seems to bring out Lex's worst side effects: nervousness, anxiety, insomnia, vivid dreams, someetimes bad dreams. I never have these on Lex when I'm not drinking.
> >
> > Today is my last "holiday" day and I will have dinner at a nice restaurant with my spouse. We will have wine and cocktails. After tonight I'm going completely on the wagon (not a problem for me) and will let the Lexapro do its job.

>
> Thanks for the response John. I couldnt believe the reaction I had to alcohol while on this med. I totally blacked out, couldnt even walk, it was horrible. I will stay away from it for a while to avoid that happening again. I've been on this for almost a month and am not sure if things are better or not. Sometimes I feel good, but sometimes I dont. I'm hoping that I see an improvement soon.
>

It could take 6 to 8 weeks befor you feel Lex begin to work....for me it was 9 weeks. Good news is it can only get better from here, you've got just a little further to go.

Hang in there!~~~8|8


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