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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

Has anyone felt shaky after taking the first dose of escitalopram?

If so, do I need to talk to my doctor about it or will it go away as I get used to the medication?

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?

Is it normal to have good days and bad days when you start taking escitalopram?

I have been on 10mg for 4 weeks now. Anxiety comes and goes. Mood seems to be improving.

Can escitalopram affect you blood sugar levels. I was diagnosed as pre diabetic while I was on Paxil

Since I switched to escitalopram my sugar levels have been lower. I currently take medication for diabetes but I have been dealing with low blood sugar. Any correlation in changing SSRI and blood sugar levels?

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

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?

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