Does starting Lexapro cause fatigue?
Question posted by Bookmd on 11 July 2021
Last updated on 11 July 2021
Yes, Lexapro (and other antidepressant/anxiolytics) can potentially cause drowsiness, sleepiness, lethargy, and fatigue in some users. It's a side effect that generally subsides over just a few days to a week or two. If it lasts longer than that or is severe you need to report it to your doctor.
- Lexapro uses and safety info
- Lexapro information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side effects of Lexapro (detailed)
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