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Can I take Lexapro (escitalopram) 20mg for years and years?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. Thomas Karelis
Internal Medicine
7 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
With any medication, you have to weigh the risks and benefits of that medication.
If you are doing well on Lexapro (escitalopram) and develop no problems while taking it, keep on, keeping on.

In brief: Yes
With any medication, you have to weigh the risks and benefits of that medication.
If you are doing well on Lexapro (escitalopram) and develop no problems while taking it, keep on, keeping on.
Dr. Thomas Karelis
Dr. Thomas Karelis
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Dr. Mark Reynolds
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
As long as the Lexapro (escitalopram) is effective in controlling your symptoms and you are not experiencing any adverse effects it is certainly safe to continue on the Lexapro (escitalopram) at the most effective dose with periodic monitoring by your physician.

In brief: Yes
As long as the Lexapro (escitalopram) is effective in controlling your symptoms and you are not experiencing any adverse effects it is certainly safe to continue on the Lexapro (escitalopram) at the most effective dose with periodic monitoring by your physician.
Dr. Mark Reynolds
Dr. Mark Reynolds
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
In brief: Lexapro (escitalopram)
As prescribed & to prevent relapses, sure.

In brief: Lexapro (escitalopram)
As prescribed & to prevent relapses, sure.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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