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Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, feelings and physical well-b...
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Prozac 79,361 Zoloft 78,522 Wellbutrin 69,065
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Escitalopram
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Prozac
Other name: Lexapro (Lexapro)
Other name: Fluoxetine HCl (Fluoxetine HCl)
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Escitalopram (trade names Anxiset E(India) Lexapro, Cipralex, Seroplex, Lexamil, Lexam) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is approved by the Food and Drug Administratio...
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Fluoxetine (also known by the tradenames Prozac, Sarafem, Fontex) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. In combination with olanzapine ...
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Withdrawal
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Nausea
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Dizzy
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Drowsy
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Sexual Dysfunction
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Addiction
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Dry Mouth
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Sedation
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Numbness
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Withdrawal
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Addiction
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Nausea
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2
Sexual Dysfunction
2
Numbness
2
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About Escitalopram
Escitalopram (trade names Anxiset E(India) Lexapro, Cipralex, Seroplex, Lexamil, Lexam) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is approved by the Food and Drug Administratio...
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About Prozac
Fluoxetine (also known by the tradenames Prozac, Sarafem, Fontex) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. In combination with olanzapine ...
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(second round). No real side effects with either....
" ...Escitalopram (second round). No real side effects with either. When I first started taking prozac they gave me yawning... "

Prozac and escitalopram have both helped me; I find that...
" ...for Anxiety? Prozac and escitalopram have both helped me; I find that Prozac is more helpful though. Wellbutrin ...me (I have bipolar disorder, so ... "

for of taking 20mg escitalopram, after coming off prozac...
" ...for of taking 20mg escitalopram, after coming off prozac for just over a week. I had very bad side effects with the prozac and my GP ...I still feel very sick but I ...I just feel numb. ... "

in the U.S.) worked like magic on my depression,...
" ...Lexapro (that's escitalopram in the U.S.) worked like magic on my depression, but ...a day. I was on it for over a year (almost two years?), though. I'm on generic Prozac now, and it seem... "

I took escitalopram for 5 months and hated every minute, it...
" Hi I took escitalopram for 5 months and hated every minute, it is ...a weird head. I am now on prozac and find it so much better, I know not every ...react differently, but if prozac suits you... "

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changed from Prozac to Escitalopram Hi posted earlier...
" ...anyone changed from Prozac to Escitalopram Hi posted earlier ...has changed the Prozac as after 3 weeks I am starting to feel a bit weird. Has anyone had a bad experience with switching anti... "

Citalopram (Escitalopram) works extremely well for me
" ...psychotropic meds. I've been on both Prozac and Citalopram I have to say the ones Prozac gave me were far worse. Everyone's different obviously ...depression, Citalopram (Escitalopram) works ext... "

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me anymore since I've been on it for like 1.5 yrs already,...
" ...mg Lexapro or Escitalopram & it doesn't help or do anything to me anymore since I've been on it for like 1.5 yrs already, but it was ...stop that. My sister took Prozac and it made her gain weig... "

when i went from prozac to escitalopram. it was like night...
" ...like that when i went from prozac to escitalopram. it was like night and... "

I was on escitalopram for years and I thought it was helping...
" ...I was on escitalopram for years and I thought it was helping me. The higher ...wreck so I switched to Prozac and I have been much more confident and motivated. Prozac's sexual side effects are... "

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