9 Nov 2009
Do not stop using escitalopram without first talking to your doctor. You may have unpleasant side effects if you stop taking this medication suddenly
It could present as dysphoric mood, irritability, agitation, dizziness, sensory disturbances (e.g. paresthesias such as electric shock sensations), anxiety, confusion, headache, lethargy, emotional lability, insomnia, and hypomania.
Or any other symptoms present from the link effects in the link below.
- Escitalopram Information for Consumers
- Escitalopram Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Escitalopram (detailed)
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I am getting too many side effects from the drug. It is interfering with my daily life. I have been taking the drug for years
4 answers • 1 Oct 2012
So if I wanted to wean off of it..would I have the same side effects/withdrawals as with Lexapro? I stopped taking Escitalopram (10 mg) cold turkey ...
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2 answers • 22 May 2013
I'm having terrible side-effects. I need to come off ASAP. How do I quit this drug safely?
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