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Escitalopram vs Prozac

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
9
Nausea
7
Dizzy
5
Drowsy
4
Sexual Dysfunction
3
Addiction
2
Dry Mouth
2
Sedation
2
Numbness
2
Decreased Libido
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Pro
Withdrawal
8
Addiction
3
Nausea
3
Suicidal
2
Dizzy
2
Suicide
2
Sexual Dysfunction
2
Numbness
2
Suicidal Thoughts
1
Sleepy
1
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Sexual Dysfunction
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Pro
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Esc
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Nausea
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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....
" ...Prozac (first time) and Escitalopram (second round). No real side effects with either. When I first started taking prozac... "

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rozac and escitalopram have both helped me; I find that P...
" Best AD for Anxiety? Prozac and escitalopram have both helped me; I find that Prozac is more helpful though. Wellbutrin created severe ...swings for me (I... "

for of taking 20mg escitalopram, after coming off prozac...
" ...on day 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 hopes... "

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in the U.S.) worked like magic on my depression,...
" ...too low. Lexapro (that's escitalopram in the U.S.) worked like magic on my depression, but it made ...12 hours a day. I was on it for over a year (almost two years?), though. I'm on generic Prozac... "

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took escitalopram for 5 months and hated every minute, it i...
" 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 ...all react differently, but if prozac suits you and had... "

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

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talopram (Escitalopram) works extremely well for me....
" ...to 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 but ...really severe depression, Citalopram... "

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me anymore since I've been on it for like 1.5 yrs already,...
" ...20 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 really ...had to stop that. My sister took Prozac and it made her... "

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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... "

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

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