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User Reviews & Ratings - Lexapro Oral


Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Lexapro Oral.

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Condition: Depression
3/16/2015 12:15:01 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This SSRI works better for me than the others. It definitely controls my depression/anxiety disorder. Two side effects are problematic: weight gain and trouble achieving orgasm. I have found the benefits outweigh the side effects. I wish a 15-mg. tablet was available. A 10-mg dose leaves me vulnerable to depression symptoms, while a 20-mg dose is too sedating. I take about 15 mg. per day by split ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
3/15/2015 9:50:53 PM

Reviewer: love4dogs, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Lexapro made me constantly nauseous and lightheaded. It also increased the number of migraines and headaches I had.

Condition: Depression
2/9/2015 10:07:45 AM

Reviewer: shelleyb34, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I experienced an almost immediate lifting of the dark cloud that has followed me everywhere for the last few years. I thought that it might make me zombie-like and not able to experience emotion but it did not do that at all. The only negative side effect that I have noticed is difficulty waking up to my alarm in the morning (late to work everyday now because I can't get up) and drowsy while ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
1/19/2015 4:15:56 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking Lexapro for just over 3 months and it has been a God-send. I take 20mg per day and have experienced very few side effects. When I first started taking it I had a hard time falling asleep and then once asleep had a hard time staying asleep. I would often wake up because my arms and legs moved around a lot while sleeping. I switched to taking Lexapro in the morning instead of befo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
1/18/2015 7:53:01 PM

Reviewer: Ktt, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Ended in hospital rt side effects

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