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A 62-year-old female asked:

Does lexapro (escitalopram) help anxiety along with depression better than prozac?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Aron Tendler
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Not Necessarily: Some people respond to lexapro, (escitalopram) some to prozac. They are both equally effective for anxiety at high doses.
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 13, 2020

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