Lexapro

sepiam's Lexapro History (Ongoing)
Lexapro (escitalopram)
30 mg Daily May 25 - Jun 25, 2009
40 mg Daily Jun 25, 2009 - Last Update
Stopped Did not seem to work Dec 6, 2008
Stopped Did not seem to work Apr 30, 2009

sepiam's Lexapro is for…

  • Treat my mood condition(s)

sepiam's side effects of Lexapro…

  • Sex drive (libido) decreased Nov 6, 2009
  • Headaches Nov 6, 2009
  • Nausea Nov 6, 2009

Evaluations


Nov 6, 2009

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • side effects
    Mild (Sex drive (libido) decreased, Headaches, Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips
I tried the generic version of this drug (Citalopram) with much less success. I like Lexapro the best of all the many antidepressants I have tried.
Cost
$50-99 monthly

Apr 30, 2009

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost
$50-99 monthly

Dec 6, 2008

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Cost
$50-99 monthly

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.

Learn more about Lexapro in our Lexapro Community Report.