Cymbalta vs Lexapro

Cymbalta
Lexapro
Other name: Duloxetine Duloxetine
Other name: Escitalopram Escitalopram
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Depression
3.1
Concern level
1.8
Helpfulness
for Depression
2.8
Concern level
1.7
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Migraines*
Neuropathy
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Anxiety
Depression
Panic Attacks
Pain*
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Bipolar Disorder*
Panic
Headaches*
OCD*
GAD
Social Anxiety
Anxiety Attacks
Mood Swings*
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Duloxetine (sold under the brand names Cymbalta, Ariclaim, Xeristar, Yentreve, Duzela) is a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. It is effective for major depressive...
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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
Cym
Withdrawal Symptoms
10
Weight Gain
7
Nausea
5
Dizziness
3
Head Zaps
2
Addiction
2
Sexual Dysfunction
1
Drowsiness
1
Burning
1
Suicidal behavior
1
Top Concerns
Lex
Withdrawal Symptoms
9
Nausea
4
Dizziness
3
Sexual Dysfunction
2
Addiction
2
Numbness
2
Drowsiness
1
Decreased Libido
1
Suicidal behavior
1
Head Zaps
1
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Nausea
Cym
Lex
5
4
Dizziness
Cym
Lex
3
3
Head Zaps
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Lex
2
1
Addiction
Cym
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2
2
Sexual Dysfunction
Cym
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1
2
Drowsiness
Cym
Lex
1
1
Burning
Cym
Lex
1
0
Suicidal behavior
Cym
Lex
1
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
Lex
Cym
9
10
Nausea
Lex
Cym
4
5
Dizziness
Lex
Cym
3
3
Sexual Dysfunction
Lex
Cym
2
1
Addiction
Lex
Cym
2
2
Numbness
Lex
Cym
2
0
Drowsiness
Lex
Cym
1
1
Decreased Libido
Lex
Cym
1
0
Suicidal behavior
Lex
Cym
1
1
Head Zaps
Lex
Cym
1
2
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About Cymbalta
Duloxetine (sold under the brand names Cymbalta, Ariclaim, Xeristar, Yentreve, Duzela) is a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. It is effective for major depressive...
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Cymbalta
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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