Lexapro also known as Cipralex internationally and the generic alternative Escitalopram is used to treat depression and anxiety. It may improve your energy level and feelings of well-being and decrease nervousness. Lexapro is used to treat anxiety in adults. Lexapro is also used to treat major depressive disorder in adults and adolescents who are at least 12 years old. Take this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it.
Lexapro works by increasing the amount of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance. Escitalopram belongs to a class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI). Take this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it.
Always read the patient information and instructions carefully before using this medication.
Make sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist:
Also be aware that:
Common side-effects may include but are not limited to:
Contact your doctor if you experience any of the following side-effects:
Q: What is the generic alternative to Lexapro?
A: The generic alternative to Lexapro is known as Escitalopram. You can save up to 90% on both medications by buying from us and Escitalopram may offer even better savings.
Q: What is the strength of Lexapro?
A: Both Lexapro and Escitalopram are available in 10mg and 20mg strength.
Q: How long does it take Lexapro to work?
A: It usually takes Escitalopram 4 to 6 weeks to work but should be taken regularly for the best effects.