A 19-year-old female asked:
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can the use of lexapro (escitalopram) (15mg) affect cognitive functioning and cause mental slowness?

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Yes it can: These are definitely possible side effects of Lexapro (escitalopram). A more complete list can be found at the following website: http://www.rxlist.com/lexapro-side-effects-drug-center.htm Now, riddle me this....I'm curious as to why you chose tag words of "below average IQ."
Answered on May 24, 2014

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