I decided to begin posting my day-to-day progress just in case someone else here is considering a Lexapro program. Before I began taking Lexapro I spent many hours on this board, as well as the depression board, trying to find something positive concerning this med. For every 1 good comment I found...I would find 25 negatives. I thought.."how could this be with SSRI's being the most prescribed med in the country?"
Anyway...I hope my little journal here may help someone. I do realize that there could be side effects with this med but so far they have been extremely mild. Mostly the side effects have been lethargy and a little increase in anxiety.
So here it is. Day 6 has not been to bad. Mid-day I did notice a drop in energy and concentration and seem to be constipated but think this is normal. I did wake up this morning around 4:30am with the cold sweats and am hoping this will pass. So far so good. I'm looking forward to the 2 week mark which is when the doctor says I should see much improvement.
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