Amitriptyline vs Lexapro

Amitriptyline
Lexapro
Other name: Elavil Elavil
Other name: Escitalopram Escitalopram
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.7
Concern level
1.7
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.7
Concern level
1.7
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Method of use:
Injection, Pill
Method of use:
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Rx
Amitriptyline (Elavil, Tryptizol, Laroxyl, Sarotex, Lentizol) is a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA). It is the most widely used TCA and has at least equal efficacy against major depression as the newer class of SSRIs. As well ...
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Lexapro (generic name: escitalopram) is an antidepressant from the family of SSRI’s (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) that increases serotonin in the brain. It is used to t...
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Top Concerns
Ami
Drowsiness
4
Dry Mouth
4
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Dizziness
3
Burning
3
Grogginess
2
Arthritis
2
Seizures
1
Tingling
1
Palpitations
1
Top Concerns
Lex
Withdrawal Symptoms
10
Nausea
4
Dizziness
4
Sexual Dysfunction
3
Addiction
3
Numbness
2
Drowsiness
2
Decreased Libido
1
Suicidal behavior
1
Head Zaps
1
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Ami
Lex
4
2
Dry Mouth
Ami
Lex
4
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Ami
Lex
3
10
Dizziness
Ami
Lex
3
4
Burning
Ami
Lex
3
0
Grogginess
Ami
Lex
2
0
Arthritis
Ami
Lex
2
0
Seizures
Ami
Lex
1
0
Tingling
Ami
Lex
1
0
Palpitations
Ami
Lex
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Lex
Ami
10
3
Nausea
Lex
Ami
4
0
Dizziness
Lex
Ami
4
3
Sexual Dysfunction
Lex
Ami
3
0
Addiction
Lex
Ami
3
0
Numbness
Lex
Ami
2
0
Drowsiness
Lex
Ami
2
4
Decreased Libido
Lex
Ami
1
0
Suicidal behavior
Lex
Ami
1
0
Head Zaps
Lex
Ami
1
0
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About Amitriptyline
Amitriptyline (Elavil, Tryptizol, Laroxyl, Sarotex, Lentizol) is a tricyclic antidepressant (TCA). It is the most widely used TCA and has at least equal efficacy against major depression as the newer class of SSRIs. As well ...
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Amitriptyline
About Lexapro
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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