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A 38-year-old member asked:

Can i take lexapro (escitalopram) for social anxiety and mild depression?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Sure: It may be very helpful for both - the best option is to combine that with talking therapy (such as cognitive behavioral therapy).
Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 43 years experience
MEDICATION: Best to discuss medication with your Psychiatrist. If uncomfortable with your Dr. consult another for a second opinion. Have a physical exam by a Dr. to determine if you have a physical illness. Consult with a Clinical Psychologist for psychotherapy with ZOOM sessions. Fears and anxiety could be heightened due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Stay safe & hopeful to elevate your immune system.
Last updated Dec 31, 2020

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