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Anyone have some worsening depression first week on SSRI

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I’m on half the lowest dose of Lexapro and I’m on day 5.I feel like I may have some worsening depression. Has that happened to anyone?
 
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Maybe you need to take the full 10mg?
It is difficult that first 2 weeks, but you should start to feel better real soon. I take the same and it is the best i have ever had.

Please call your doctor if you are worried.

What symptoms are worse do you think?
 
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Often the anxiety can get worse the first week or longer.
 
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Maybe you need to take the full 10mg?
It is difficult that first 2 weeks, but you should start to feel better real soon. I take the same and it is the best i have ever had.

Please call your doctor if you are worried.

What symptoms are worse do you think?
Just feeling flat, lethargic, kind of down and blah. I suppose I felt a bit like that before, I’m not sure if it’s me or the meds.
 
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I’m on half the lowest dose of Lexapro and I’m on day 5.I feel like I may have some worsening depression. Has that happened to anyone?
I went nuts on Prozac, made me completely fall apart. Sometimes they can just be wrong for us. But I have read that lexapro can make you feel worse before it makes you feel better. I guess only you will know how much you can take, so def contact your doctor if you start to feel like it's making you worse. It may just not be the right med for you. xx
 
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