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  • Increases the amount of serotonin in the human brain
  • Treats depression
  • Also treats panic attacks, anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

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Active ingredient Escitalopram oxalate
Drug Class Antidepressants – selective serotonin reuptake

inhibitors (SSRIs)

Working Works by increasing the serotonin in the brain to help maintain mental balance
Response Time 4-6 weeks for the full benefits
Treatment Period Between 6 months and many years


Lexapro is an antidepressant that belongs to a class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI). Lexapro helps restore the altered chemicals in the brain and is beneficial for treating depression, and generalized anxiety. It is an orally administered drug that is recommended for people above twelve years of age. If you take pimozide or citalopram then you should avoid the intake of Lexapro. A daily dose of 10 mg is recommended; an increase in dose to 20 mg should occur after a minimum of three weeks in adolescents, and a minimum of one week in adults.


How does Lexapro Work?

Escitalopram oxalate, sold under the name of Lexapro comes under the class of drugs known as the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI). It helps by restoring the natural substance in the brain, Serotonin. Serotonin is a key hormone that helps stabilize mood and promotes a feeling of general well-being. Lexapro may help in improving energy levels, and reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety.


Uses of Lexapro

Lexapro is used to treat depression and anxiety. It is used to treat generalised anxiety disorder among adults. The drug is also used to treat depression in adults and adolescents.


Recommended Dose

For Adolescents Suffering from Depression

For adolescents suffering from a major depressive disorder, a daily dose of 10 mg is recommended, initially. An increase in dosage to 20 mg should occur after a minimum of three weeks if it is needed.


For Adults Suffering from Depression

For adults suffering from a major depressive disorder, the recommended dose of Lexapro is 10 mg. An increase in the dose to 20 mg should occur after a week.


For Adults Suffering from anxiety

For those suffering from a generalized anxiety, a dose of 10 mg is recommended. An increase in the dose to 20 mg should occur after a week.

Sustained pharmacological treatment is required by those suffering from acute episodes of major depressive disorders. An eight-week acute treatment phase has demonstrated benefits. However, follow the guidelines as prescribed by the physician. Patients need to be periodically reassessed, to ascertain if the treatment is to be extended. Do not consume Lexapro within 14 days before after you have used an MAO inhibitor. The drug is not recommended for people below twelve years of age. Do not use Lexapro if you are allergic to escitalopram or citalopram.


What Happens if you Miss a Dose?

Take Lexapro as it is prescribed. In case, you miss a dose, take one as soon as possible. However, do not take a dose if it’s almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take double doses to make up for the missed dose.


What Happens if you Take an Overdose?

An overdose would include symptoms of dizziness, convulsions, coma, hypotension,  sinus tachycardia, somnolence, and ECG changes. An airway for proper ventilation and oxygenation needs to be established for the patient. It is recommended to consult poison control immediately in case of an overdose.


Before You Take This Medicine

  1. It is important to note that there is a possibility of patients with major depressive disorder experiencing a deterioration of their depression despite taking antidepressants. This risk persists until significant remission occurs.
  2. A patient who is being treated with MAOIs such as linezolid or intravenous methylene blue should not consume Lexapro.
  3. Consumption of Lexapro with serotonergic drugs including, triptans, tricyclic antidepressants, fentanyl, lithium, tramadol, buspirone, tryptophan, amphetamine, and St. John’s Wort increases the risk of serotonin syndrome, especially during the initial and transition stages where you increase the dosage.
  4. Do not consume Lexapro in case you’re hypersensitive to escitalopram oxalate.
  5. Avoid taking Lexapro during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Consult your doctor to discuss the potential risks.
  6. Children below twelve years of age should not be administered this drug.
  7. Since the side effects of people can be severe in older people, it is important to monitor dosage.


Before taking medication, discuss your medical history in detail with your doctor.


Side Effects

Side effects of Lexapro are generally mild. They are more prominent during the first two weeks of treatment and subside with the intensity and frequency of the treatment. Some common side effects are-

  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Ejaculatory disorder
  • Dry mouth
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Trouble in sleeping
  • Decreased interest in intercourse
  • Heartburn

Most people who use Lexapro do not experience any serious side effects. However, get medical help immediately if you face any serious side effects which include:

  • Easy-bruising and bleeding
  • Seizures
  • Fainting
  • Bloody/Black/ tarry stool
  • Eye pain/swelling/redness
  • Vomiting
  • Blurred vision/Vision changes


Storage Instructions

  1. Keep the medicine in the airtight container that it came in.
  2. Store Lexapro at room temperature, away from moisture and excessive heat.
  3. Keep it out of children’s reach.
  4. Do not consume pills if the pack has expired.


Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take for Lexapro to work?

Usually, it takes about four to six weeks for the patient to experience the complete benefits.

What is the difference between Lexapro and Cipralex?

Lexapro and Cipralex are both antidepressants that come under selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). A side effect of Celexa that is different from Lexapro includes vomiting. Side effects of Lexapro that are different from Celexa include restlessness, blurred vision, diarrhea, fever, frequent urination, changes in appetite, indigestion, alterations in taste, and weight changes.

What are the common side effects of antidepressants?

Some common side effects of antidepressants include drowsiness and dizziness, nausea, sexual dysfunction, weight gain, increased risk of suicide.

How does Lexapro work for anxiety?

Lexapro helps in stabilizing the natural chemical in the brain called Serotonin. This helps in promoting a general feeling of well-being and reduces symptoms of anxiety.

Do the side effects of Lexapro go away?

Common side effects of Lexapro include dry mouth, nausea, dizziness, erectile dysfunction, changes in weight. These side effects are usually mild and subside as the treatment continues. Contact your doctor immediately in case of serious side effects.



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