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Dr. wants to put me on SSRI either Lexapro (escitalopram) or celexa...mainly for anxiety/panic..which is better. ?

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Dr. Gregory Sysyn
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Many factors

Work with your doctor. If you have family members (parent or sibling) that had a good response to one over the other, that is a good place to start.

In brief: Many factors

Work with your doctor. If you have family members (parent or sibling) that had a good response to one over the other, that is a good place to start.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: They are both good

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One is a racemic mix and other is cleaved. At a lower dose the lexapro (escitalopram) may have potential for lesser side effects but as dose increases this becomes less so.

In brief: They are both good

medications made by Forrest Industries.
One is a racemic mix and other is cleaved. At a lower dose the lexapro (escitalopram) may have potential for lesser side effects but as dose increases this becomes less so.
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