A 56-year-old male asked:
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i am currently on 10 mg of lexapro (escitalopram) for anxiety.i am 10 months on it now.i have mild headaches and very sweaty palms.could you suggest dr a better med?

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Dr. Stephen Ragusea
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
A better med?: Lexapro (escitalopram) is an antidepressant and diazepam is a drug used to treat anxiety. How about trying psychotherapy instead? Good psychotherapy often works better than medication for the kinds of problems you seem to be having. Ask your primary care doctor to recommend a good psychologist.
Answered on Jun 27, 2014
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