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What are the withdrawal symptoms of lexapro (escitalopram)?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
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In brief: Lexapro (escitalopram) withdrawal

Depending on dose & length of time being on lexapro, (escitalopram) usually there is gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, diarrhea, bloating, as well as nervousness & headaches.
All in all, compared to other antidepressants, those symptoms are usually mild.

In brief: Lexapro (escitalopram) withdrawal

Depending on dose & length of time being on lexapro, (escitalopram) usually there is gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, diarrhea, bloating, as well as nervousness & headaches.
All in all, compared to other antidepressants, those symptoms are usually mild.
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. James Cunnar
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Jitteriness

There are a number of symptoms that can occur from stopping a medicine like Lexapro (escitalopram) suddenly.
Nausea, jitteriness, insomnia, sweating, fatigue are just a few. Different people can have different withdraw symptoms. Make sure you coordinate with your physician if you want to come off of therapy.

In brief: Jitteriness

There are a number of symptoms that can occur from stopping a medicine like Lexapro (escitalopram) suddenly.
Nausea, jitteriness, insomnia, sweating, fatigue are just a few. Different people can have different withdraw symptoms. Make sure you coordinate with your physician if you want to come off of therapy.
Dr. James Cunnar
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