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Unread 12-20-2011, 07:53 PM   #1
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Default Lexapro Withdrawal

I have been on Lexapro for around 4 years and with the consent of my doctor I have been tapering off Lexapro for the past 3 months.I was taking 10 mg and under her care am almost down to zero in the coming weeks.

Problem..I am assuming it is a withdrawal symptom because I am waking up in the wee hours of the morning without going back to sleep.This is tough for me because I work retail and this is a very busy time.I`ve attempted to reach my doctor for help but she has not called me back of yet.

What can I do for this lack of sleep?

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Unread 12-23-2011, 02:09 PM   #2
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I would adjust my sleep cycle during this busy time or try and get my work schedule adjusted so I was working late. I would keep trying to contact my pdoc too, to see what/if OTC sleep aids might help.
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