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I am a 77 year old women. I have been on cirpralex for a few months now. I am worried about the increase in hormones, as I had a slight stroke from taking hormone pills about seven years ago! Please advise! Also I am gaining weight. ...
Updated 8 years ago in Stroke.
Thu, Sep 10 '09, 12:59 PM
the use n side effects
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use n side effects ## Escitalopram, commonly sold in the US under the brand names Lexapro or Cipralex is an SSRI antidepressant. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, headache and weight gain. You can read more here: Do you have any other questions? ...
Updated 8 years ago in Escitalopram.
Sun, Aug 23 '09, 6:14 PM
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anti-depressant ## Cipralex is a brand name for Escitalopram, also sold under the brand name Lexapro. It is an SSRI antidepressant. Some of the most common side effects include: nausea, drowsiness, dry mouth and headache. Another thing you should be aware of when taking any of this class of antidepressants is that, in some people, they can also cause severe weight gain. I was on Zoloft for several years and it is the only time in my life I ever gained weight, even though my eating and activity habits did not change. Once I stopped taking it, the weight immediately dropped off. Does anyone else have experience using this drug, or drugs in this class? ## Have been on Cyprolex for 18 months; excessive weight gain for sure and nausea. Was prescribed this med for the first time in my life du... ...
Updated 6 years ago in Escitalopram.
Mon, Jan 31 '11, 10:18 AM
side effects of lexamil
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Hi, I am 48 years old. I have been diagnosed with Bipolar 2. I have been using Cipralex 10mg together wilth Wellbutrin. Since the last quarter of 2008 Cipralex was no longer available in SA. At the moment I am gaining weight and as I am short and do suffer from asthma and a heart defect, this is very uncomfortable. At the moment I'm living in Mali where there are no doctors available that who are specialised how to treat this situation. Any suggestions? Thank you. ## I don't understand why people say Lexamil makes one put on weight. Is it that it stimulates your appetite and therefore one is prone to put on weight or do the kilo's just pile on out of nowhere? Thanks! ## Please help - iam on camcolit and lexamil since ive taken them from last wednesday I dont feel well this m... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Wellbutrin.
Wed, Oct 21 '15, 4:30 PM
sipralex side effects
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whether there is any adverse effect of sipralax for breast cancer patient having timoxofin as harmon thrapy ## taz ## Cipralex contains the active ingredient Escitalopra, it is an SSRI antidepressant. There are no interactions listed, however, you should double check with your doctor or pharmacist to be certain. It can cause regular side effects, such as: nausea, drowsiness, dry mouth and weight gain. Is your doctor aware that you are under treatment with both? ...
Updated 7 years ago in Cancer.
Thu, Sep 23 '10, 4:07 PM
Escitalopram Oxalate
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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. ...
Updated 6 years ago in Escitalopram.
Thu, Jan 27 '11, 7:02 AM
Lexamil couse of epileptic attack?
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My wife uses Lexamil 20 mg for about 3 years now, yesterday she had a attack that looked like a epileptic attack, after looking on the net I read that it could be related to the lexamil? does anyone know about this and know if there is a replacement for this Richard. ## Hi. I am on Lexamil 20mg and yes if I dont take my pill I feel terrable, off balance, nausea and I gained alot of weight. I'd also like to know if there is a replacement for lexamil that dont have these side effects? ## Hey guys, I used to use Cipralex without any weigtgain. Lexamil is the generic of Cipralex as far as I know. The only reason I started using Lexamil is for financial reasons. Cipralex is a bit expensive. Does anyone have the same cravings and appetite 'effects'XNKAJ that I do? Maybe I gain bec... ...
Updated 6 years ago in Anticonvulsant.
Thu, Aug 18 '11, 10:02 PM
side effects of nexito
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does nexito 10mg cause weight gain? how long can I be on it? ## Nexito contains the active ingredient Escitalopram, which is an SSRI antidepressant. And yes, this class of medications may cause weight gain, as a side effect, along with nausea, dizziness and headache. Learn more: As to how long you can take it, only you and your doctor can decide that. Some people only need these for a short period of time, but some people with chronic depression may require long term treatment. Are there any other questions or comments? ## I was on Nexito 10 mg for a year and then stopped and again am having symptoms of depression. So now am one Cipralex 5mg and my Vitamin B12llevels have been found to be low at 83pg/dl. So now am taking the B12 injections but still keep feeling dizzy. what is the reaso... ...
Updated 5 years ago in Escitalopram.
Sun, May 20 '12, 12:46 AM

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