Cipralex (Escitalopram)

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Cipralex10 mg
Cipralex20 mg

Generic Equivalent of Cipralex

No generic equivalents of Cipralex found.

Cipralex Information

Lexapro (Generic name: Escitalopram Oxalate) is an antidepressant medication use to treat major depressive disorder (MDD) and general anxiety disorder (GAD). Lexapro (Escitalopram Oxalate) is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) prescribed for the acute and maintenance treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD) in adults and adolescents aged 12-17 years. Lexapro is also indicated for the acute treatment of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) in adults. Escitalopram affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause depression or anxiety. Take Lexapro exactly as it was prescribed for you.

Cipralex Side Effects

The most common Lexapro side effects include drowsiness, ejaculation disorder, fatigue, insomnia, nausea, increased sweating, sexual difficulties, taste alterations, tremor or weight changes. If you are experiencing any severe side effects such as mood or behaviour changes, anxiety, bleeding, panic attacks, seizures, more depressed, suicidal thoughts and serious allergic reaction (rash, hives, difficult breathing, swelling of the lips, throat or tongue), please inform your doctor immediately.

Cipralex Precautions

Do NOT take Lexapro if you are allergic to Escitalopram, Celexa or to any of the ingredients in Lexapro medication. Before taking Lexapro oral, tell your doctor if you have had any medical conditions such mania depression, seizures or epilepsy, bipolar disorders, kidney or liver problems, drug abuse or suicidal thoughts. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications you use. They may interact with Lexapro drug, especially of: MAO inhibitors (monoamine oxidase inhibitors e.g., nardil, parnate), NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs e.g., ibuprofen, naproxen), SSRIs (e.g., paroxetine, fluvoxamine, sertraline), triptans (e.g., sumatriptan, rizatriptan), SNRIs (e.g., duloxetine, venlafaxine), diuretics and warfarin.

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