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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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Lexapro
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Prozac
Other name: Escitalopram (Escitalopram)
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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Sexual Dysfunction
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Addiction
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Sleepy
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Drowsy
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Decreased Libido
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Withdrawal
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2
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2
Numbness
2
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1
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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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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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My question is if I gained weight on lexapro will I gain it...
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feel increased dizziness after taking 5 mg of Lexapro. I...
" ...six days ago. Switching from Prozac to Lexapro and ...good, but I do feel increased dizziness after taking 5 mg of Lexapro. I know it will... "

her 2nd week, changing over from Lexapro, just reduced to...
" ...had bad dreams taking prozac and ...is into her 2nd week, changing over from Lexapro, just reduced to 10mg Lexapro and still at 20mg prozac. She feels very irritable and has bad dreams every nig... "

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effect. Doctor switched me to 20mg Lexapro (the upgrade to...
" ...60mg and not feeling the full effect. Doctor switched me to 20mg Lexapro... "

I just switched from 20mg of Prozac to 20mg of Lexapro. I...
" ...Lexapro I just switched from 20mg of Prozac to 20mg of Lexapro. I was told Lexapro has the least sexual side effects which was the main problem with Prozac. I'm just wondering ...me... Also, do... "

haven't been sleeping any better on the lexapro). The...
" ...me back to Prozac (I had been on Prozac first and it had been working for reducing anxiety, but had switched ...much on the Prozac...I haven't been sleeping any better on the lexapro). The docto... "

ativan, klonopin. Lexapro gave me my life back, Only med...
" ...ativan, klonopin. Lexapro gave me my life back, Only ...fall asleep on, Prozac kept me up. I think it is a good med, the only side effect I did suffer from was sexual side effects ***** can be... "

me to go back to Lexapro because he says it is better for...
" ...and Prozac. I take prozac 10 mg now ...mg. My doctor wants me to go back to Lexapro because he says it is better for anxiety. I got really bad ringing in the ears on Lexapro though. I don't know... "

to be on Lexapro which made me feel like a zombie and gain...
" ...depression, anxiety. I used to be on Lexapro which made me feel like a zombie and gain weight so I recently switched to Prozac. At first I felt the effects and it was great, I had... "

Cymbalta before Lexapro but it just wasn't working for me)....
" ...become ineffective -- Lexapro has been working for me since 2005, although ...winter. Yep, the loss of libido that I had with Prozac has continued with ...Cymbalta before Lexapro but it just... "

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