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i've been on lexapro for about 3 months already,
1st month i had horrible side effects, but after that period everything has improved and been back to normal.
i think i had good results so far with the drug.
How much improvement would i see if i increase the dosage from 10 to 20mg and also
is there any chance of tolerance with the drug, i'm not sure how ssri's work since its only my 1st yr studying pharmacy atm haha

I wouldn't mind taking SSRI's for another 20yrs, but would it still have the same pharmological effect or would you need to keep upping the dose to have same effect?

THanks guys!
 

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Ask your doc in increase the dosage to 20mg.
 

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Ask your doc in increase the dosage to 20mg.
Hi medline,

yeah i guess i will, but was wondering from anyone's experience how much improvement they had when their dose was doubled.
Also do you hav answers to my other questions concerned.
 

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SSRI's can "poop out" after months-years of treatment, then the drug has to be changed. But it's not the case that your doctor has to increase your Lexapro dose every once in a while from 20mg to 40mg, 60mg , 80mg, 100mg... that won't happen, be assured. ;)
 

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is it helping reduce your SA? if so I would get a pillcutter and up it to 15 first, upping any AD dose is experimental
 
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