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Product Details
Generic Name: Escitalopram
Brand Name: Lexapro
Lexapro is an antidepressant that belongs to the class of medicines known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. It affects chemicals in brain, which might cause anxiety or depression and become unbalanced. It is used for curing anxiety in adults and most significant depressive disorder in adolescents who are at least 12 years and adults. Also known as Escitalopram under several trade names Anxiset-E (India), Nexito, Esto (Israel), Exodus (Brazil), Seroplex, Cipralex, Lexamil, Elicea, Entact (Greece), Lexam, Reposil (Chile), Losita (Bangladesh), Esitalo (Australia) and Animaxen (Colombia), Lexapro is antidepressant of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor class that’s approved by U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) for treatment of patients with generalized anxiety disorder and major depressive disorder.
Doses of Lexapro :
  • You can take Lexapro as recommended by your doctor; nevertheless not in smaller or larger amounts and not for longer than prescribed.
  • Take this drug simultaneously every day. The liquid form must be measured with a special dose measuring cup or spoon.
  • It might take around four weeks or longer before your symptoms improve, so keep using this medicine as directed.
  • Missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember; don’t take additional dose to make the missed one.
  • Get medical help in case of overdose; symptoms include coma, nausea, fainting, vomiting, confusion, seizures, tremor, rapid heartbeat and sweating.
  • Store Escitalopram tablets at room temperature away from heat and moisture.