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What is Lexapro?

Lexapro (Escitalopram) is a type of anti-depressant medication and is a member of the family of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It got the green signal for medical use in 2002. Lexapro is available only with a proper prescription from a doctor, and you can take it orally.

What are the uses of Lexapro?

Doctors can prescribe Lexapro to treat the following medical conditions:

  • Major depressive disorder
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Several other types of anxiety disorder
  • Any other health condition as determined by them

Doctors can use Lexapro as a part of combination therapy to treat medical conditions.

How does Lexapro work?

Being a part of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), it also works similarly as other medicine of this group works. Lexapro increases the production of serotonin in the brain and helps to maintain mental balance.

What to know before using Lexapro?

It is best to take care of the following pointers before using Lexapro:

  • Doctors should not prescribe Lexapro to the patient less than 12 years of age.
  • You should not take the said medicine if you have taken any MAO inhibitors in the last 14 days.
  • Please avoid medical errors and try to be consistent throughout the treatment.
  • It is best to avoid using Lexapro if you are allergic to it or its components or similar medicines.
  • To ensure that taking Lexapro is safe for you, you should tell your doctor if you have or ever faced the following health disorders:
    • Liver disease
    • Kidney disease
    • Seizures
    • Low level of sodium in the body
    • Heart disease
    • High blood pressure level
    • Strokes
    • Unusual bleeding from the body
    • Bipolar disorder
    • Manic depression
    • Addiction to drugs or history thereof
    • Hostile behavior
  • Expecting women should not use Lexapro without their doctor’s advice. Taking this medication while pregnancy may cause congenital disability to their child.
  • Lexapro can pass to breast milk and harm the nursing baby; therefore, lactating mothers should not use this medication without consulting their doctor.
  • Please don’t take any nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) without consulting your doctor.
  • Lexapro can impair your thinking and reactions; therefore, avoid getting involved in the activities that require attention and alertness.
  • Don’t use Alcohol to avoid dangerous interactions between these two.
  • If you ever feel uneasy after using Lexapro, you should immediately consult your doctor and ask for medical help.
  • You can also get emergency medical assistance by calling the poison helpline at 1-800-222-1222.
  • Please inform your doctor if you are taking other medications as some medicines may interact with Lexapro and leads to a dangerous situation. The medications that can interact with Lexapro are as follows:
    • Blood thinners
    • Medicines to treat migraine pain
    • Psychiatric drugs
    • Antacids
    • Water pills
    • Serotonergic drugs
    • MAO inhibitors
    • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID)
    • Opioid medications
    • Sleeping pills
    • Muscles relaxers
    • Anti-anxiety medications
    • Medicines to treat seizures
  • Avoid using herbal products, nutritional supplements, and other over the counter medication while taking Lexapro.
  • Keep a check of your body weight while using this medication.
  • Keep the medicines out of the reach of children.
  • Store your medicine at room temperature away from heat and moisture.
  • After completion of treatment, ask your doctor regarding the disposal of leftover medication.
  • You can consult your doctor to learn more about the risks and benefits associated with Lexapro.

Lexapro dosage

Take Lexapro dosage as exactly prescribed by your doctor, and please don’t take it more often than prescribed. Your doctor will recommend you Lexapro depending on several factors such as:

  • Your age
  • Your weight
  • Your medical condition
  • Other health disorder you already have
  • How you responded to the first dose of the medicine

The following is the Lexapro usual dose that a doctor can prescribe according to different medical conditions:

Dosage for major depressive disorder

  • For older adults (65 years and above)

Doctors should be extra careful while prescribing dosage for patients more than 65 years of age.

  • For adults (more than 18 years but less than 65 years of age)

10 mg to 20 mg of Lexapro tablets, once a day

  • For children (more than 12 years but less than 18 years of age)

The usual Lexapro dose for patients of this age group is 10 mg- 20 mg of medicine once a day

  • For children (less than 12 years of age)

Doctors should not recommend Lexapro dose for this age group’s patients to treat major depressive disorder.

Dosage for generalized anxiety disorder

  • For older adults (65 years and above)

Doctors should be extra careful while prescribing dosage for patients more than 65 years of age.

  • For adults (more than 18 years but less than 65 years of age)

The usual Lexapro dose for this age group of patients is 10 mg- 20 mg of medicine once a day.

  • For children (less than 18 years of age)

Doctors should not recommend Lexapro dose for patients less than 18 years of age to treat generalized anxiety disorder.

Lexapro side effects

The common side effects of using Lexapro include the following:

  • Difficulty while urinating
  • Dizziness or drowsiness
  • Tiredness
  • Weakness
  • Anxiety
  • Agitation
  • Involuntary and excessive muscles movement
  • Shivering
  • Trouble in sleeping
  • Sweating
  • Dry mouth
  • Unusual thirst
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Excessive yawning
  • Bleeding from the nose
  • Heavy bleeding during menstrual periods
  • Problem in intimacy

It is obvious to experience mild side effects symptoms after using the medicine. You can still consult your doctor and ask for medical help if these symptoms bother you so much or are unbearable. You should stop taking medication and tell your doctor if you experience the following health issues:

  • Blurred or tunnel vision
  • Pain or swelling in the eyes
  • Seeing halos around the light
  • Unusual and racing thoughts in the mind
  • Mood swings
  • Destructive, detrimental, and hostile behavior
  • Pain and burning while urinating
  • Unusual weight gain and slow growth rate (in children using Lexapro)
  • The low sodium level in the body resulting in headache, confusion, weakness, slurred speech, unsteadiness, loss of coordination, vomiting
  • Nervous system reactions such as rigidity in muscles, high temperature of the body, sweating, confusion, irregular heartbeats, tremors, lightheadedness
  • Serotonin syndromes’ symptoms include agitation, hallucinations, fever, sweating, shivering, fast heart rate, muscle stiffness, twitching, loss of coordination, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea.

You should also report to your doctor if you ever experience any other side effects, symptoms, or symptoms that are getting even worse.