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Lexapro (escitalopram) side effects?

Lexapro (escitalopram) side effects?

See below: Lexapro (escitalopram) is an ssri and is basically the "pure" form of citalopram. Most common se's effects are constipation, decreased sexual drive, GI problems, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, headache, sweating, decreased appetite, and disrupted sleep. Many symptoms subside after 2 to 3 weeks. Stay on the medication for a couple of months to give it a chance to work. Often people quit too soon! ...Read more

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Will Lexapro (escitalopram) have any side effects?

Will Lexapro (escitalopram) have any side effects?

Lexapro (escitalopram): Side effects such as nausea & headaches & upset stomach, also possible insomnia if taken late, caution not to use at same time with other ssris or st. Johns' wart or same or if have mood swings. ...Read more

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How long do the side effects of Lexapro (escitalopram) last?

How long do the side effects of Lexapro (escitalopram) last?

Seeyour Family Doc: They could last for several days...Depends on the side effects. I would strongly suggest that you see the doc who prescribed it before you stop or change this medication...Sooner rather than later.. ...Read more

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How long do the side effects last after stopping lexapro (escitalopram)?

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Lexapro (escitalopram) DC: Depending on the dosage & how long you have been on it, usually less than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Can you get more side effects the second time you go on lexapro (escitalopram)?

Can occur: It is anecdotal, but I have encountered patients who experience changes in side effects after resuming a previously discontinued medication. This can be due to a number of internal and environmental changes that can occur in the intermediate time. If you find that you are not having the same experience with a med, there are often other options to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the most common side effects for taking 30mg of lexapro (escitalopram)?

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What are the most common side effects for taking 30mg of lexapro (escitalopram)?

Lexapro (escitalopram): Side effects such as nausea & headaches & upset stomach, also possible insomnia if taken late, caution not to use at same time with other ssris or st. Johns' wart or same or if have mood swings. ...Read more

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Can Lexapro (escitalopram) side effects change when dosage is increased slightly?

NOT USUALLY: Not usually. The change in dose should have the same side effects and may be transient. Not typically new side effects. ...Read more

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Took Lexapro (escitalopram) w/o food. What are the side effects? What could happen?

Took Lexapro (escitalopram) w/o food. What are the side effects? What could happen?

Depends: Certain foods should not be consumed with lexapro (escitalopram). Next time take it without food or grapefriut juice. ...Read more