A 57-year-old male asked:
Lexapro (escitalopram) or remeron for generalised anxiety disorder,which is best please?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Depends on you: Both are typically appropriate therapy, though side-effect (SE) profiles differ. Remeron tends to be sedating at night, is easy on the stomach, has no sexual SE's, and can increase appetite at low, but not usually at higher doses. Lexapro (escitalopram) is not sedating usually, but can cause mild, brief, stomach upset, and can have sexual SEs. Both generally fine with other meds except no clonidine with Remeron
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Last updated Nov 27, 2017
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