i have been on lexapro for about a month. i decided to taper off because i had weird chest pains.. felt like i was going to stop breathing and tightness in my neck muscles. I started to taper off the 10mg down to 5 mg for a week and then 2.5 for 2 days. im having severe head pressure... neck muscle pain like it hurts for me to even talk.. pain in my mid back.. muscle and bone pain in my back (feels like i can only hunch over and i still have extreme pain).. i feel like im gonna die! i get chest pains still real bad..i just feel so horrible are these withdrawl (withdrawal) symptoms?
You will be ok, but it's gonna be rough for awhile. Sounds like some of this your experiencing is due to anxiety also.
Either way your withdrawl (withdrawal) from such a low dosage souldn't be that bad, unless you are Hypersensitive to medications in general. In that case even taking Lexapro to begin with is a bad idea.
It's kind of weird because all the symptoms of withdrawl (withdrawal) you listed are almost exactly what my untreated depression feels like.
If you are having that many severe physical symptoms then, I seriously would go to the hospital and get some tests done just to be sure your ok.
You should be fine except for some elevated anxiety and swurly head symptoms and nausia. All those symptoms you have now are a bit unusual and should be looked at by a doctor.
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