What do you know about an anti-anxiety drug lexapro (escitalopram)?

SSRI. Lexapro (escitalopram) is an antidepressant (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor-ssri) used to treat depression and anxiety. It works by restoring the balance of certain natural substances (neurotransmitters such as serotonin) in the brain. Lexapro (escitalopram) may improve your feelings of well-being and energy level and decrease nervousness.

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Is Lexapro (escitalopram) one of the best anti anxiety drugs in the market today?

Lexapro (escitalopram) has FDA. Indications for generalized anxiety disorder ; major depressive disorder. It is an excellent medication but there are also other ssri's that are very effective in treating anxiety. See you already take xanax (alprazolam). It works very differently than taking a benzodiazapine.

Could you please tell me which meds are anti anxiety, tyrptizol or Lexapro (escitalopram). Thanks?

Both. Tyrptizol is amitriptyline and can be used for anxiety. Lexapro, or escitalopram, is used for anxiety disorders as well.

What anti anxiety med wont affect sex drive. I am on Lexapro (escitalopram) for G A D?

ALL w/side effects. There isn't a single medication which is either indicated or primarily used for GAD that cannot POTENTIALLY affect male libido. Why not try cognitive behavioral therapy as a way of treating or trying to treat your anxiety. If it works that could cut back on the type or amount of medication you'd have to use.
SSRI and sex drive. Consult prescribing provider. One may find that either Lexapro (escitalopram) or Valium (diazepam) alone or in combination affect sex drive. Options: Reduce Dose of either or both meds. Note: RA and Methromexate can negatively affect libido. Another option would be to add low-dose Bupropion. Finally, short bursts of high intensity exercise 2-3 times a day can boost hormones connected to libido.
Medication Sex Drive. I understand your anxiety about sex drive The medical condition, blood tests and possibility of serious side effects of Methotrexate can cause Anxiety Diazepam 8mg/day is for Anxiety, it does not have effect on sex drive. Lexapro is a medication for depression and anxiety, it can affect sex drive See Psychiatrist for diagnosis, medications, benefits, side effects Therapy, Yoga, and Meditation.