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Escitalopram

Rx
/ 12,876 posts
Other Names: Lexapro   Cipralex   Nexito   Sipralexa

Sertraline

Rx
/ 45,108 posts
Other Names: Zoloft   Lustral   Serlift
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 12,876 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 45,108 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

873 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
basically, one SSRI to another SSRI. I'm on 50mg sertraline...
...to Escitalopram with no signifcant problems. So basically, one SSRI to another SSRI. I'm on 50mg sertraline now though as...
up about sertraline being an effective treatment for night...
...had minimal side effects with it (sleepiness)and would point you to a recent study that stated escitalopram and sertraline were ...came up about sertraline being an effective treatment for night...
up about sertraline being an effective treatment for night...
...had minimal side effects with it (sleepiness)and would point you to a recent study that stated escitalopram and sertraline were ...came up about sertraline being an effective treatment for night...
Lucky you! Sertraline had killed my sex drive, well not the...
...Sertraline had killed my sex drive, well not ...only on 50mg. Escitalopram made me feel \"euphoric\" sometimes, didn't have any sexual side effects, but sadl...
as its making me itch (allergic reaction according...
...stopped working. I went on escitalopram which wasnt great ...agitated so i switched to sertraline a week ago. ...having to stop sertraline as its making me itch (allergic reaction according t...
up about sertraline being an effective treatment for night...
...(Zoloft). I have had minimal side effects with it (sleepiness)and would point you to a recent study that stated escitalopram and sertraline were ...up about sertraline being an effective treatm...
on Sertraline and I though that dealt much better with...
...on Escitalopram before I was on Sertraline and I though that dealt much better with my anxiety...
if Sertraline in particular gave you a bad reaction....
...the two I would really only recommend are Escitalopram or Sertraline - Most people will have ...perhaps Fluvoxamine - especially if Sertraline in particular gave you a bad reaction....
to **** *** and doc has urged me not to discontinue medicine
...sertraline. But now still I am feeling decrease in lack of libido (almost zero) after 1 week of taking the combination. Has anybody experienced like me? It's quite frustrating as I am unable to...
And since I have PTSD, that tends to mean hellish nightmares...
...(sertraline) made me sick as hell, all the time. Killed my appetite, though, and I lost, like, ten pounds in two weeks. All of them give me crazy vivid dreams. And since I have PTSD, that tends to ...
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