Escitalopram

Pharm Company: * ALPHAPHARM
Category: Antidepressant

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Escitalopram Overview

Escitalopram, sold under the brand names Cipralex and Lexapro, among others, is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class.[2] Escitalopram is mainly used to treat major depressive disorder or generalized anxiety disorder.[2] It is taken by mouth.[2] It is available commercially exclusively as the oxalate salt. Common side effects include trouble sleeping, nausea, sexual problems, and feeling tired.[2&a...

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Tricita-5 Uses and side effects

What is Tricita 5 used for and what are the side effects? ## What is the purpose of Tricita 5 tablet ## Tricita (Escitalopram) is widely prescribed to treat depression and other mental health conditions like anxiety, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. It is a type of antidepressant known as a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. Common side effects are Anorgasmia (decreased orgasm) in women, decreased libido, fatigue, increased sweating, insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), nausea, and sleepiness.

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Escitalopram vs Zoloft

Started taking Trintillex. Had bad side effects and stopped too fast which caused withdrawal. Now my Dr. has prescribed Escitalopram 5 mg. How long does this take to start working? Or is Zoloft 5mg better to start taking? Thanks so much. ## Zoloft is for middle aged women going through menopause It depresses young adults and seniors ## Iam waiting for a response regarding my questions about is Zoloft better or Lexapro which is escitalipram. ## Joni, which one may help you the most depends on the specific symptoms being treated, as well as any health conditions you may have, and other medications you may be taking, so it is best to try the one that your doctor has recommended. For example, since Sertraline can cause weight gain, and Fluoxetine(Prozac) usually doesn't, my husband woul...

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Escitalopram uses and side effects

Does this medication treat anxiety/panic attacks as a cure, prevention and treatment? ## Escitalopram (trade Names Lexapro, Cipralex, Seroplex) Is An Antidepressant Of The Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (ssri) Class. It Is Approved By The U.s. Food And Drug Administration (fda) For The Treatment In Adults With Major Depressive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, Or Panic Disorder. ... The side effect profile of escitalopram is similar to that of other SSRIs. For example, according to the FDA analysis of depression trials common side effects for the highest approved dose of escitalopram are insomnia (14% vs. 4% for placebo), diarrhea (15% vs. 5% for placebo), dry mouth (9% vs 3% for placebo), somnolence (9% vs 1% for placebo), dizziness (7% vs 2% for ...

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cipralex/escitalopram/lexapro = Tinnitus

Hello. I had to take escitalopram for my bipolar disorder. The ringing in my ears started right away. I only took 20mg total over the course of 4 days and stopped, been off it 3 days now and the ringing is still going strong. I am very afraid that this will be permanent. I never had ear problems before. ## I was taking Trintillex antidepressant. 7 weeks started to hear higher tones tinnitus which l have already. Antidepressants just made it worse but luckily it stopped. It may take a bit longer best advice get this out of your system if your able to. Possibly try switching antidepressants it seems like finding the right antidepressants are hit and miss. Everyone's different Good .Luck. Stay positive!

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Escitalopram 10mg

What is the proper way to get off Escialopram 10MG after taking it for 3 weeks? I am 81 years old. ## There really shouldn't be any major difficulties if you've only been taking it for 3 weeks and at such a low dosage. Maybe some minor withdrawal symptoms, but that's about it. Learn more Escitalopram details here. Are you experiencing bad side effects from it? You should double check this information, for your own health and safety. ## Thanks. I agree with your statement. Ben ## I have here a small white oval pill printed with ESC 10 on one side, but nothing on the other side. Is this a real Escitalopram? ## Come off of it very! Slowly and carefully. You don't want withdrawal symptoms which is terrible. Good Luck. Speak to your doctor as well.

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Escitalopram Oxalate

white, round, 20mg tablets. Depression?? ## just was given cipralex to try for depression and anxiety - been on zoloft, effexor then prestiq - just wondered if anyone has had any good results ## I have been taking Lexam for approx 4 mths and found it to be far better than Zoloft or the mulitude of others I've been put on in the past. As I'm single I can't comment on any issues with Libido, something that it definitely affected by Zoloft, but I can say that it definitely makes it easier to get up each day. I sleep less (unlike when on Endep) and have more energy than before. I've had no issues with weight gain for once. If anything I've lost a little because I'm not gorging myself with comfort foods. I hope it works as well for you. ## Escitalopram is used to trea...

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Escitalopram and Suboxone interactions

I took my first (half) tab of Escitalopram yesterday and few hours later had a severe headache & nausea. I also take Suboxone meds, could it be the mix? Or can some people get these side effects with Escitalopram alone? ## im on lexamil 10mg and zopax0.05 mg i still feel dizzy i go blank sometimes meaning i cant see anything for a few seconds, ## From what I researched the most common side effects from taking this medication are drowsiness, insomnia, upset stomach, nausea, dizziness, heartburn, weight changes, constipation, and dry mouth. Source: Medline Plus

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Is Zytomil the same as Lexamil?

The chemist gave me Zytomil but I have been on Lexamil for 12 years. Is it the same or am I going to start side effects again? ## Hello diane, Both Zytomil and Lexamil contain the same active ingredient Escitalopram Oxalate, so to some degree yes the drugs are the same. What may seperate these pills is what inactive ingredients they use which will determine a number of things including how long it takes you to absorb the drug, flavor, release timing, administration technique etc. I don't see a reason that you would start experiencing adverse effects so long as you don't react poorly to the new inactive ingredients. If you do start to have problems inform your doctor as soon as you can to ensure that you are still safe to administer the medication. I hope you have a great day, le...

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white pill with 20 on one side and 11 37 the other

Is this a sleeping pill or benzo? I found a round white pill with 20 on one side and 11-37 on the other side ## Hello, Alex! How are you? This tablet actually contains 20mgs of Escitalopram, the active ingredient in Lexapro, it is an SSRI antidepressant. Its side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, weight changes and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I need to get on some kind of Benzo. I suffer from P.T.S.D. and have severe nighmares. However, I am a recovering addict and the psychiatrist won't prescribe them. I only use them for sleep.. Believe it or not. ## Yea I have the same problem, I don't know where you are from but if you go to Queens you can find some "anxiety specialists" usually around Chinatown where the people are a little m...

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Lexamil side effects

Is there anything that anybody can tell me about Lexamil? ## I have been on it for 5 days for anxiety/depression connected with menopause - feel ok although couple of small side effects, dont exactly know what to expect. it is a new drug described by my doc as being cleaner than previous ones and very effective ## Lexamil contains the active ingredient Escitalopram, commonly sold in the U.S. under the brand name Lexapro. Some of the most common side effects include: nausea, drowsiness, sexual dysfunction and weight gain. ## I've been on Lexamil for four days now. Found that it is making a difference. I have had weight gain though. ## I have been on a daily 5mg dosage of lexamil for two weeks for pms related anxiety and depression. I am 23 years old and found a severe drop in my sex ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Escitalopram
  • Liquid: 5mg/5ml
  • Solution: 5mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 10mg, 20mg, 5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Escitalopram: (245 results)

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  • 0093-5850 Escitalopram (As Escitalopram Oxalate) 5 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-5851 Escitalopram (As Escitalopram Oxalate) 10 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-5852 Escitalopram (As Escitalopram Oxalate) 20 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0143-9807 Escitalopram (As Escitalopram Oxalate) 20 mg Oral Tablet by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-9808 Escitalopram (As Escitalopram Oxalate) 10 mg Oral Tablet by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-9809 Escitalopram (As Escitalopram Oxalate) 5 mg Oral Tablet by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0378-3855 Escitalopram (As Escitalopram Oxalate) 5 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-3856 Escitalopram (As Escitalopram Oxalate) 10 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-3857 Escitalopram (As Escitalopram Oxalate) 20 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0615-7720 Escitalopram 5 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-7721 Escitalopram 10 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-7722 Escitalopram 20 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-7953 Escitalopram 5 mg Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-7954 Escitalopram 10 mg Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-7955 Escitalopram 20 mg Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-8348 Escitalopram 5 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-8349 Escitalopram 10 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-8350 Escitalopram 20 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-8365 Escitalopram 10 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-8366 Escitalopram 20 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
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