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Could Lexapro be making me feel worse 3 months in?



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May 27, 2017
Hi everyone, my name is Stephanie I'm 26 yrs old and I'm going through a difficult time. On the surface my life seems to be going well. It's not. My anxiety & depression is ruining my job performance, my confidence, everything. I've been on Lexapro for 3 months & do not feel any difference. This past week my mental health has deteriorated badly. I feel very emotional & borderline panic attack. I also take Valium as needed.
Is it possible the Lexapro is making me feel worse? Doc wants me to stay on it for a little bit longer. I just want to know if I should start coming off Lex asap as I am not myself. Help!


May 28, 2017
Lexapro made me crazy. When I changed psychiatrists, he said it shouldn't be prescribed to people under 25 because it could make people suicidal.
It really made me severely depressed and I had to come off of it.
However, this is my personal experience and I know it's different for everyone.
Poopy Doll

Poopy Doll

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Jun 13, 2015
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
Yes it can be affecting you badly at any point. If you come off it, please do so very gradually. If you stop it too fast you will have even worse effects.
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