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Has anyone tried the generic escitalopram (Lexapro) now available?

I started taking the generic manufactured by Mylan and had severe headaches. Had to stop. Has anyone else experienced this?

Posted 12 Apr 2012 44 answers

Taking Fluoxetine (generic Prozac) at night instead of the morning?

Okay, another thing I'm contemplating is trying to take my Fluoxetine at night instead of the morning. I did this also when I was taking Cipralex (a.k.a. Lexapro/escitalopram) and it worked ...

Posted 16 Feb 2013 10 answers

What is the differance between. Citalopram and escitalopram?

Just want to know if they are the same drug, or if there is a differance because of the spelling.

Posted 7 Feb 2013 2 answers

Generic Lexapro - Is it available?

Is there a generic form of Lexapro?

Posted 8 Dec 2009 7 answers

Escitalopram - Generic Lexapro or name brand?

Hi there. My doctor prescribed me generic Lexapro (escitalopram) for mild situational depression and generalized anxiety. I have read many negative reviews about the generic versus the name brand, ...

Posted 7 Oct 2013 4 answers

Is it better to take the brand Lexapro or the generic Escitalopram?

I'm currently taking the generic Escitalopram 20mg (1 1/2 week so far) with 2mg of Risperdal. Nothing's happening. I read some reviews that the brand Lexapro is more effective than the ...

Posted 8 Apr 2013 7 answers

Is cipralex withdrawal symptoms that bad?

I have been on 10mg of Cipralex/Escitalopram for roughly 8 months. I was put on it for severe anxiety/depression and ocd. I feel a lot better now and can't really except some of the sexual side ...

Posted 2 Nov 2014 1 answer

Experineces of combining ssri and tci medication for depression and anxiety?

I've been taking escitalopram 15 mg for anxiety and depression for some months. It has helped but not completely. My doctor wants to add 10 mg doxepin and 3 mg melatonin for max benefit as a ...

Posted 1 day 20 hours ago 1 answer

What about short term memory loss with Escitalopram??

I have been taking Lexapro for 2 years and have had pretty bad neck and shoulder pain most of the time, and my sleep apnea has gotten worse (I have a physical in December and will address this issue ...

Posted 20 Nov 2014 2 answers

Lexapro - Does anyone have anxiety creep in several hours before their next dose of escitalopram?

In the past while on it at 10 mg.'s I was also taking hormones and supplements; along with having assumed off and on thyroid problems and that med as an addition occasionally. With all of that ...

Posted 7 days ago 1 answer

Escitalopram - is dosage time crucial?

I'm on day 2 of using. On the first day I took it at 9:30 pm, and today 12:30am (I was out). Is it ok to take it tomorrow around 9:30 again or should I wait? In other words do I have to be ...

Posted 14 days ago 2 answers

Has anyone experienced hypomania after switching from brand name escitalopram to generic?

I have bipolar and am stable thanks to lithium and I have taken cipralex for 8 years for anxiety. However, after switching from from brand name cipralex to the generic brand I have been experiencing ...

Posted 13 days ago 0 answers

What is the estimated time for escitalopram take to work?

I have been on escitalopram 10mg for just over 4 weeks for GAD. I noticed some improvements, especially in the afternoons and evenings, but my mornings are still a little rough. I am taking 1mg of ...

Posted 11 Feb 2015 1 answer

Can a very low dose of Risperidone taken daily cause tardive dyskinesia?

My psychiatrist keeps wanting me to start taking a very low dose of Risperidone for my anxiety and racing thoughts. I have ADD and Social Anxiety, mild depression. I already take Escitalopram 15 mg ...

Posted 7 Feb 2015 1 answer

Can Lexapro affect your period?

I'm on a generic version of Lexapro (escitalopram) and I was wondering if it interfered with your period at all or if you could be on it while pregnant.

Posted 3 Feb 2015 1 answer

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