escitalopram upped dose

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Hi, did anyone have side effects when upping their dose? I have to go up from 10 to 20mg, took 15mg for a week not 3 days in to 20mg and feeling kinda "foggy"

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    I started on 10mg and increased by 10mg each month until I reached 40mg. My Doctor (who knows her stuff) increased me the first time and then I knew I needed to go higher and did with her agreement. I have levelled at 40mg and apart from external events upsetting the apple cart now and again I am doing ok!

    The first time I increased I had most of the side effects similar to when I started on 10mg. When I increased to 30mg again some, but not all the same. By the time I increased to 40mg I only noticed that I was feeling better and levelling out at last. Like you I also suffered from "fogginess" with a nice dollop of feeling "spaced" thrown in. The fogginess I had did not occur after I increased to 20mg.

    However, please remember we are all different and what happened to me may not happen to you.

    Good luck, you will level out and eventually feel better.



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    Hi el

    been on 10m ecitalopram 5 weeks now and have not had the foggy feeling for a couple of days in fact wakin in the morning has been better the last few days also. so it is definitly getting better hang in there


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