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Im on 20 mg lexapro 1x a day and 10 mg buspar 3x a day for

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Im on 20 mg lexapro 1x a day and 10 mg buspar 3x a day for 14 days now I have noticed my muscels aching more and I feel like I have tremors when working physicaly or when I get hot is the med causing this?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  psychcns replied 4 years ago.

psychcns :

Hello. Did you start straight on 20mg of Lexapro or were you on a lower dosage and then it was increased?

psychcns :

Same with Buspar, did you start straight on 10mg three times daily?

psychcns :

Will await further information.

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
started just as it says
Expert:  psychcns replied 4 years ago.

Those are higher starting dosages. I usually start 10mg Lexapro and assess efficacy after about 4 weeks before making further adjustments. Buspar starting dosage is 7.5mg twice daily...I sometimes start a little higher. This may be the issue, that your body is still adjusting to these meds getting into your system.


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