About Cipralex (Prescription Drug)

Cipralex is an international brand name for escitalopram, a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressant used the treatment of major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorders. It has also been used for mild dementia-associated agitation in non-psychotic patients.

Learn more about Cipralex in our Cipralex Community Report.

SebastianW's Cipralex History (Stopped)
Cipralex (escitalopram)
10 mg Daily May 01, 2008 - Jun 01, 2010
5 mg Daily Jun 01, 2010 - Apr 07, 2011
Stopped Personal research Apr 7, 2011

SebastianW's Cipralex is for…

  • Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia)

SebastianW's side effects of Cipralex…

  • Deadened emotions Aug 1, 2008


Apr 7, 2011

5 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (deadened emotions)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
< $25 monthly