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Taking Fluoxetine (generic Prozac) at night instead of the morning?

Posted 16 Feb 2013 by AnnieBHappy 19 answers

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 ...

Has anyone tried the generic escitalopram (Lexapro) now available?

Posted 12 Apr 2012 by nvchris 45 answers

I started taking the generic manufactured by Mylan and had severe headaches. Had to stop. Has anyone else experienced this?

What is the differance between. Citalopram and escitalopram?

Posted 7 Feb 2013 by adolph 2 answers

Just want to know if they are the same drug, or if there is a differance because of the spelling.

Escitalopram - Generic Lexapro or name brand?

Posted 7 Oct 2013 by Lorz 8 answers

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 ...

Is there a permanent cure for Generalized Anxiety Disorder?

Posted 18 Aug 2009 by Lyla123 11 answers

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 better to take the brand Lexapro or the generic Escitalopram?

Posted 8 Apr 2013 by empire5sb 7 answers

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?

What is the difference between escitalopram and citalopram?

Posted 21 Sep 2013 by Chrys5 3 answers

I am just checking to see if lexapro and celexa are 2 totally different medicines or if they are really close to being the same.

What about short term memory loss with Escitalopram??

Posted 20 Nov 2014 by Eagle74 3 answers

I have been taking Lexapro for 2 years and have had pretty bad neck and shoulder pain most of the time, and my sleep apnea has gotten worse (I have a physical in December and will address this issue with my Doctor) in the last 4 to 6 months I am having big problems with short term memory loss such ...

Generic Lexapro - Is it available?

Posted 8 Dec 2009 by Mandalay 7 answers

Is there a generic form of Lexapro?

Anyone taking Wellbutrin along with Lexapro (Cipralex, escitalopram), what about side effects?

Posted 21 Nov 2011 by ade1971 5 answers

I'm taking wellbutrin 300 er which has been working well. But am now dealing with a bone infection that has a greater than 50% chance of ending with amputation. So I went to my doc for help with the resulting anxiety which is very high. So he gave me some Lexapro (Cipralex, in Canada where I ...

How is Ecitalopram better than Citalopram?

Posted 5 Jul 2014 by littlearthquake 3 answers

Is escitalopram too similar to citalopram?

Posted 5 days ago by Debs21uk 2 answers

Just wondering if you have been treated very well with citalopram, can escitalopram be a good choice? I've heard people say they are effectively the same thing but then others have said it is different enough to still be of benefit. I spoke to a pdoc who seemed to think they were different but ...

Can I take escitalopram and St John's Wart in the same day?

Posted 18 days ago by Lizziebowen17 1 answer

I got prescribed escitalopram by my doctor. I take half a pill in the morning when I wake up and half before I go to bed. Sometimes I'll take a St. John's Wart in the same day if I feel as though it's not working. Is this unhealthy/dangerous? If so, how long before it takes affect? I ...

Does escitalopram affect the human blood pressure in any way?

Posted 15 Nov 2012 by sn1295 2 answers

My doctor has prescribed me to take nexcital, a drug containing escitalopram. This has been given to me for panic attacks and anxiety problems. After taking this drug I have experienced side effects such as dry mouth and frequent drop and rise in my blood pressure. Is the drug affecting my blood ...

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