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Switching from prozac to lexapro

Not me, I don’t do well with ADs. Starlet is switching. The doctor seemed really dismissive of potential side effects so I was wondering if anyone had wisdom to share about supporting him through the switch, and what to watch out for. I have gatorade standing by for brain zaps. Going to be keeping a close eye on him for potentially worsening SI. Anything else? Tiredness, insomnia, weight gain (honestly that would be great)?

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Good luck to him. I’m not on them so I can’t give advice, but I wish him well.

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I used to take prozac and more recently Lexapro. I’m very happy with Lex and am not aware of any side effects. I think there were some side effects with prozac that caused me to discontinue taking it but it was so long ago, I don’t remember.

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I had mania and lots of anger on Lexapro.

Prozac very reliable ad.i really loved it.i used to take 20 mg.it caused me erectile dysfunction but it really improved my mood

He has been having worsening SI and SH on Prozac, and he was on nearly the max dose for children, so I figured it was time for a change.

What are SI and SH?

Suicidal ideation and self harm