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Lexipro is a common misspelling of Lexapro (escitalopram).

What is Lexapro (Lexipro)?

Lexapro (Lexipro) is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). Lexapro (Lexipro) works by restoring the balance of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain, which helps to improve certain mood problems.

Lexapro (Lexipro) is used to treat major depression, a persistently low mood that interferes with daily functioning.

Lexapro (Lexipro) is also prescribed for generalized anxiety disorder, a condition marked by excessive worry and anxiety that is hard to control and interferes with daily life.

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