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A 45-year-old member asked:

Is lexapro (escitalopram) more effective against depression if i take it in the morning?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
No: No the half life is longer than 24 hours so that shouldn't make too much difference what time you take the lexapro (escitalopram). However, if you find Lexapro (escitalopram) more stimulatory in the am that might make it more helpful to you side effect wise.
Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry 58 years experience
Shouldn't be: Take it art a time when u can remember 2 take it every day.
Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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