Does it take a certain (approximate) of time to cleanse the body of the drug?
Lexapro has a terminal half-life of about 27-32 hours. It takes approximately 5.5 x elimination half lifes for a medicine to be cleared from ones system. Lexapro should be out of your system in 176 hours i.e. 7.5 days (5.5 x 32 hours). Your sexual side effects should resolve once the medicine is out of your system.
- Lexapro Information for Consumers
- Lexapro Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Lexapro (detailed)
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