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SSRI’s vs SNRI’s - What's the difference between them?

What is the difference between Celexa and Lexapro?

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?

What are some common side effects of antidepressants?

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 better for me, as if I'd take the Cipralex in the morning, I'd end up having to work my way... read more

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, but most of those reviews seem to come from people who switched from the name brand to generic... read more

Is there a permanent cure for Generalized Anxiety Disorder?

I have been taking pills for Generalized anxiety disorder for the past 5 years. I am taking Escitalopram Oxalate and Clonozepam on Doctors advice. My question is whether I will be able to stop these medicines one day ? or I will have to take these type of medicines for the rest of my life?

Escitalopram - does this make anyone sweat?

I am currently on Citalopram 20mg, I find this makes me sweat a lot, my doc suggested changing to Escitalopram,do many people have sewating episodes on this medication ?

My doc just increased my dosage to 30mg of Escitalopram after being on 20mg for 6 weeks with mixed?

... results. I'm in my 4th day at 30mg. Has anyone had success with 30mg and how long did it take to feel the results?

Ok to have a couple beers while on lexapro?

i know the packet says "alcohol may cause drowsiness" but i had a beer today and i feel fine.. i used to take desvenlafaxine for 2yrs(ssnri) and i drank every weekend and nothing bad happened.. surely one or two is ok here and there?? i cant imagine my life without having a beer or a wine... read more

8 weeks on escitalopram and anxiety is back?

Im now 8 weeks in and past 9 days felt back to normal, 2 days ago i woke with anxiety and now every morning i wake up clammy and anxious, do i need to increase my dose, feel so disheartened as i was feeling good and now this sudden drop feels like im starting all over again

Escitalopram - Will escitaloprám cause bad diarrhea?

I lost my father about 5 months again and started to get very low and emotional and didn’t want to be here anymore which is unlike me. I was very reluctant to take tablets from the doctor but I did about 2 weeks ago and I must say I have notice an improvement in my self and also the ppl... read more

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 generic. Should I have gotten the brand instead of the generic? Is the brand better than the generic?

Lexapro severe side what?

I have been dealing with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) and a panic disorder for about two years, although I've had issues with anxiety and panic attacks for about 7+ years. I was prescribed Lexapro (escitalopram) recently, and was told by my practitioner that there would most likely be no... read more

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