Since lexapro is a narcotic is it habit forming? My daughter is taking 10mg for her anxiety.
First of all, where did you get the mistaken idea that lexapro is a narcotic? It isn't a controlled drug or an opiod. Its an ssri anti depressant. It causes physical dependence to the point that you have to wean off of it, but its not a drug of abuse. She will be just fine on it. If the time ever comes for her to stop it, she will just have to taper the dose down. Physical dependence isn't what people mean when they say habit forming or addicting. Its just a normal way our body responds to some medications.
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 11 May 2015 • 1 answer
Posted 18 Jun 2016 • 1 answer
Posted 29 Jun 2016 • 2 answers
Posted 21 Jul 2016 • 1 answer
Posted 14 Jun 2017 • 2 answers