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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
7768
61%
Anxiety
3738
65%
Eating Disorders
889
55%
Bipolar Disorder
723
82%
Obsessive Compulsive Di...
692
64%
Overall, 64% (16088 Members) find Lexapro helpful
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Lexapro Reviews

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Only Medication that has had any positive effect at all
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Worked for 3 years then stopped.
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Keeps the anxiety and depression at bay.
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Worked but my insurance did not cover it.
Working / Worked
I like Lexapro. It makes me a little dizzy and I feel less sharp mentally but my anxiety seems better. If I take it at night, the side effects are not as noticeable.
Working / Worked
Usually works, but currently not so sure. I take a 20mg and a 10mg every day.
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Never worked
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Never worked
Working / Worked
Previously Lexapro was destabilizing but with lamictal it seems really o.k. Thank the stars it works! I experienced major depressionBPII for years.
Working / Worked
Keeps depression at bay and helps maintain a positive attitude.
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Discussions

  1. 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]
  2. 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]
  3. Discussion: I've been put on Cipralex
    Cipralex is the same drug thats called Lexapro in the U.S. Some studies show that it and Zoloft are slightly superior to the other SSRIs in % of peopl... [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]