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Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terrence Bethea
17 years experience Child Psychiatry
Dose duration matter: Cross-tapering antidepressants is often done to prevent negative side effects from coming off a medicine. Even a medicine that isn't working well eno ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Lexapro (escitalopram): Is used for the treatment of depression, generalized anxiety disorder, ptsd, phobias, agoraphobia, obsessive compulsive disorder, anxiety disorder no ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
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Dr. James Fox answered
13 years experience Psychiatry
Depends: That is a question for your prescribing doctor. For some people, it may be too much. For others, it may be helpful. Everyone responds uniquely.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
39 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: I do not know what you are trying to address ; if depression/anxiety the best evidence is for lexapro (escitalopram).
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
35 years experience Psychiatry
SSRI: Lexapro (escitalopram) is a "selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor" (SSRI) commonly used to treat depression and chronic anxiety. Similar medicines ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Kunen
44 years experience Clinical Psychology
See below: Lexapro (escitalopram) is an ssri and is basically the "pure" form of citalopram. Most common se's effects are constipation, decreased sexual drive, ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
31 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Minimal: Hi! lexapro should not change the effectiveness of the Nexplanon insert. Dr brown.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Lexapro (escitalopram): Very rare side-effect is GI bleeding from decrease platelet count. Caution if use with Aspirin or Anticoagulants.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lesapro: pregnancy: Lexapro for depression is not contraindicated in pregnancy, but check with your OB provider to see if there may be other preferred remedies for the co ... Read More

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