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A 35-year-old female asked:

Is cipralex a strong meds for post natal depression? i'm not as bad as before but i do feel down now and then is cipralex fine to take or should i take something else?

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Dr. Kate Erwin
Specializes in Child Psychiatry
Talk to doc: Please talk to your doctor about this. You deserve an evaluation of your depression and an appropriate treatment plan! Best of luck to you.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Cipralex: Cipralex (Escitalopram) is an excellent medication for treatment of depression. However, one will need to determine the optimum dose for the patient and it may take 4 to 6 weeks to get full medication benefits after a dosage adjustment.

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Last updated Feb 13, 2021

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