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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

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Overall, 64% (16335 Members) find Lexapro helpful

Lexapro Reviews

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Really seemed to even me out too much for day to day life after I had become familiar with the new baseline.
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works great
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Just got on it. It is helping
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Didn't work
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Works, have reduced amount over the years but cannot go off it completely. The generic is not the same, trust me.
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worked for a while, but i turned into a zombie, and gained a lot of weight.
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  1. Discussion: LEXAPRO
    This is all I know about it: 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]