i would not advise taking any concerta while taking lexapro. I am currently taking lexapro and have taken concerta about 7 times. Each time i took concerta i would hear many scary voices in my head. i looked up the psycotic effects of concerta and they said that a side effect of concerta is hearing voices if you are on an antidepressant
Concerta should begin working in 30 minutes, but up to an hour if you ate before taking the capsule.
I just stop taking wellbutrin xl and start lexapro? the doctor said it was okay...
it depends. If your talking about a week then yes, if your talking about a few months, you should talk to your doctor. If you stop to soon the second time you start taking it, you risk your symptoms coming back worse
You should take your next dose as soon as possible. If you have been on Lexapro for a long period of time then the withdrawl effects can be unpleasant, as in causeing anxiety and/or depression in a way worse than before. If you do not like lexapro you should notify your doctor and come off of it slowly.
When you take lexapro, the serotonin chemical in your brain will start depending on the pill (lexapro) to create those chemicals, so if you suddenly stop taking them your anxiety and depression levels will rise, sometimes even worse then before you took them.
Usually from 2-3 Days, It should start working effectively.
No, they are similar enough. You should have no trouble taking zoloft your last day and starting lexapro the next. Side effects you can look for would be nausea, headache, and upset stomach. You might also have a little trouble sleeping for the first few days as your body adjusts to the switch.
I had the same question, I also took an ADD medication with Lexapro. I was prescribed them at the same time. I did my research and found that you should NOT start taking them at the same time. Start one and start taking the other about 2 weeks after or they will interact. But other than that, you can certianly take them at the same time. Depression and ADD seem to go hand in hand a lot.
If you do not currently take Lexapro and you are pregnant, do not start without talking to a doctor as it may cause serious or life-threatening lung problems in newborn babies whose mothers take the medication during pregnancy. However, if you become pregnant while you are already taking Lexapro, do not stop taking the medication without first talking to your doctor.
The shelf life of Concerta is 3 years. Any time after that, it will start to decay and the chemicals will break down. Since it is an FDA approved drug, the break down should be non-toxic to the environment. Take expired Concerta at your own risk.
it depends on whether or not your switching to lexapro from celexa for example...but mostly if you start taking lexapro and after a week dont notice anything your probably fine. Upset or painful achy stomach was acually the catalyst to me stopping the drug
nothing really start at smallest dose work up slowly try the name brand instead of generic
I recently switched from Cymbalta to Welbutrin. Cymbalta is similar to Lexapro. I started the transition by halving my Cymbalta dose while starting Welbutrin. This went on for a week, then I discontinued the Cymbalta and took only Welbutrin. Of course, the best answer to this question is to follow your doctor's orders.
THE BEST DAY TO START TAKING BIRTH CONTROL IS MONDAY..!!!
Did you stop this medication with your doctor's suggestion or on your own? I would recommend that you see a psychiatrist/physician before deciding what to do. It is possible that your body took 2 months to totally get rid of the effects of Lexapro and you are feeling the symptoms again that initiated the start of the med. If it were me or someone I know, I would strongly suggest starting back on a medication or to talk to a counselor/psychologist.
Taking Leprexo takes a week or more to have any effect.It takes a buikd up to start working to help you. It would not likely have and effect good or bad in 4 days,
You should not be pregnant when you start taking the pills as you start taking them within a week of the start of your period and if you have a period you are 99.5% sure you are not pregnant. However if you are pregnant the pills will have no effect.
usually 4-6 weeks
That depends on the pill. If you are taking a Sunday start pill you should start taking the pills the Sunday after your period starts. There should be an information sheet with your pills that will tell you when to start. Otherwise, you might try contacting the pharmacists to make sure you're using them correctly.
You shouldn't start taking the pill until you have started or have just ended you period. You should speak to your doctor about when you should start taking the pill if it has been prescribed to you for cycle regulation because you will need to make sure that the reason you have not had a period is not due to pregnancy.
Lexapro is in the class of antidepressant known as an SSRI. As with other drugs of this type, it usually takes around two weeks for it to get into your system and start working.
You can either start taking the pill on the first day of your period, which is called day one start, or on the first Sunday after your period, which is called a Sunday start.