Lexapro (escitalopram) is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Lexapro affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause depression or anxiety.
Lexapro is used to treat anxiety in adults and major depressive disorder in adults and adolescents who are at least 12 years old.
The link below has other medicines used to treat depression.
- Lexapro Information for Consumers
- Lexapro Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Lexapro (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 10 Oct 2011 • 4 answers
Posted 15 Apr 2015 • 2 answers
Posted 3 Jan 2016 • 2 answers
Posted 19 Jan 2017 • 5 answers
Posted 28 Aug 2017 • 1 answer