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    Hey everyone!
    Today I was prescribed Lexapro for anxiety and depression and was wondering if anyone has any experience with SSRIs- did it trigger bladder pain or other issues for anyone? My bladder is really sensitive to medicines (even ordinary things like birth control or cold medicines send me into a flare) and Ive read some posts on here about them making IC so i’m a little scared to start it!

    Thank you!

  • #2
    **Making IC worse

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    • #3
      I suggest you do an internet search for Lexapro side effects and see if there is anything there about the nerves or the renal system.

      Good luck!
      Donna
      Stay safe

      Have you checked the ICN Shop?
      Click on ICN Shop at the top of this page. You'll find Bladder Builder and Bladder Rest, both of which we are finding have excellent results.

      Patient Help: http://www.ic-network.com/patientlinks.html

      Sub-types https://www.ic-network.com/five-pote...markably-well/

      Diet list: https://www.ic-network.com/interstitial-cystitis-diet/

      AUA Guidelines: https://www.ic-network.com/aua-guide...tial-cystitis/

      I am not a medical authority nor do I offer medical advice. In all cases, I strongly encourage you to discuss your medical treatment with your personal medical care provider. Only they can, and should, give medical recommendations to you.
      [3MG]

      Anyone who says something is foolproof hasn't met a determined fool

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      • #4
        I've been taking 10 mg of Lexapro for almost a year and it has not effected my bladder at all and has definitely helped with my anxiety, although it did take a while.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by lbs View Post
          I've been taking 10 mg of Lexapro for almost a year and it has not effected my bladder at all and has definitely helped with my anxiety, although it did take a while.
          Thank you for your response. It helps to learn of others' experiences.


          Donna
          Stay safe

          Have you checked the ICN Shop?
          Click on ICN Shop at the top of this page. You'll find Bladder Builder and Bladder Rest, both of which we are finding have excellent results.

          Patient Help: http://www.ic-network.com/patientlinks.html

          Sub-types https://www.ic-network.com/five-pote...markably-well/

          Diet list: https://www.ic-network.com/interstitial-cystitis-diet/

          AUA Guidelines: https://www.ic-network.com/aua-guide...tial-cystitis/

          I am not a medical authority nor do I offer medical advice. In all cases, I strongly encourage you to discuss your medical treatment with your personal medical care provider. Only they can, and should, give medical recommendations to you.
          [3MG]

          Anyone who says something is foolproof hasn't met a determined fool

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