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Escitalopram

Rx
/ 11,633 posts
Other Names: Lexapro   Cipralex   Nexito   Sipralexa

Sertraline

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/ 38,225 posts
Other Names: Zoloft   Lustral   Serlift
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 11,633 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 38,225 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
Sertraline hydrochloride (brand names Zoloft and Lustral) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It was introduced to the market by Pfizer in 1991. Sertraline is primarily used to treat major depressi... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Escitalopram vs. Sertraline

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that Escitalopram is similer to Sertraline which I didn't...
...and panic, it seems to have gotton really bad at times now. I actually got given these a while a go but I'm scared to take them, I got told that Escitalopram is similer to Sertraline which I...
sertraline then switched over to escitalopram. Certainly...
...escitalopram. Certainly have to be patient with them. They take their sweet bloody time. My only advice is to pay close attention to your mood over these first few weeks, make sure it's not doin...
Switched from sertraline to escitalopram. It didn't...
...as possible. Started on a new med today. Switched from sertraline to escitalopram. It didn't immediately make me feel horrible, so that's fine. No side effects at all...
I saw a psychiatrist that has switched me to escitalopram...
...living with it. My regular doctor started me on 50mg of sertraline and upped it to 100mg; but when that didn't work, I saw a psychiatrist that has switched me to escitalopram and trazodone -...
on Escitalopram.   Escitalopram worked quite well for...
...drugs, and now I've been put on Sertraline for the second time after a spell on Escitalopram.   Escitalopram worked quite well for ...the dose, and couldn't on Escitalopram. Anyway, I sta...
wasnt great and made me agitated so i switched to sertraline...
...worked for me for ...it stopped working. I went on escitalopram which wasnt great and made me agitated so i switched to sertraline a week ago. So now im having to stop sertraline as its making m...
months on citalopram to change over to Escitalopram. My GP...
...and have decided that after 3 months on citalopram to change over to Escitalopram. My GP thinks that I have given the cit ...talked about two ADs - Escitalopram V Sertraline and he thinks the E...
31.27-2, escitalopram is second to paroxetine in terms...
...inhibition selectivity with Citalopram and Escitalopram. Although in the SSRIs chapter ...on table 31.27-2, escitalopram is second to paroxetine in terms o...
i miss this if i do a taper from the sertraline...
...lack of them , i will lie an say im down to 50mg that way i get the new meds quicker an try to miss the withdrawl,i must say the loss of the 50mg is screwing me a bit.Scott you said something that ...
I'm on day 2 of Cipralex, after trying Sertraline ealier...
...all. I'm on day 2 of Cipralex, after trying Sertraline ealier in the year ...I intend to research escitalopram - is it really that much different to Sertraline? One question that concerns...
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