About Lexapro (Prescription Drug)

Lexapro® is a brand name for escitalopram, a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) used to treat anxiety and major depressive disorder. It affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause depression or anxiety.

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bkplus3's Lexapro History (Stopped)
Lexapro (escitalopram)
10 mg Daily Apr 05 - Oct 15, 2010
Stopped Side effects too severe Oct 15, 2010

bkplus3's Lexapro is for…

  • Depressed mood

bkplus3's side effects of Lexapro…

  • Weight gain Oct 15, 2010


Oct 15, 2010

10 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take