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(also known as Escitalopram, Cipralex)
Escitalopram acts as a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor or SSRI. It is typically used as an antidepressant to treat depression associated with mood disorders although also may be used in the treatment of body dysmorphic disorder and anxiety, including OCD. more at Wikipedia

Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Depression
7841
61%
Anxiety
3782
65%
Eating Disorders
894
55%
Obsessive Compulsive Di...
700
64%
Bipolar Disorder
725
82%
Overall, 64% (16232 Members) find Lexapro helpful
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Lexapro Reviews

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Works
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Take for depression and anxiety.
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Just starting
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i was on 20 mg .it worked great for one year but eventually it stopped working.
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Does not seem work.
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I like this one, but I also topped out at a certain point and had to switch. Side effects: dizziness upon standing.
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Currently my son is taking Lexapro 10. He takes it at night and so far so good. He has been on it for 3 weeks. No noticeable side effects yet.
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I tried to stop this medicine and felt extremely depressed, suicidal and angry. I cannot live without this.
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Works Well.
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Started on Lexapro two weeks ago and can feel a real difference.
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Discussions

  1. Discussion: LEXAPRO
    This is all I know about it: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Escitalopram Somewhat typical SSRI. It will probably help you a lot. [More]
  2. Discussion: Lexapro?
    Hey Katherine, I've been on Cipralex a couple of times (which is the same thing as Lexapro, from what I gather). I found it helped a lot. For me, t... [More]
  3. Discussion: Citalopram vs Escitalopram
    isn't that lexapro? the Estilo??? if so i had night sweats on it but it worked great for me for years [More]
  4. Discussion: I took Escitalopram for the first time
    Your lucky, most people who take Lexapro for the first week or so, can barely sleep. [More]
  5. Advice: Cipralex newbie with questions
    Cipralex is another brand name for the SSRI most people would recognize as Lexapro. It falls in the middle range of SSRIs as far as most energizing[P... [More]