Lexapro vs Mirtazapine

Lexapro
Mirtazapine
Other name: Escitalopram Escitalopram
Other name: Remeron Remeron
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.7
Concern level
1.7
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.7
Concern level
2.1
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Anxiety
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Panic Attacks
Pain*
Insomnia*
Bipolar Disorder*
Panic
Headaches*
OCD*
GAD
Social Anxiety
Anxiety Attacks
Mood Swings*
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Depression
Anxiety*
Insomnia
Sleep Disorders
Bipolar Disorder
Major Depression
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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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Mirtazapine (Remeron, Avanza, Zispin) is a tetracyclic antidepressant (TeCA) used primarily in the treatment of major depression. It is also sometimes used as a hypnotic, antiemetic, and orexigenic, and for the treatment of anxiety, amo...
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Top Concerns
Lex
Withdrawal Symptoms
7
Nausea
3
Dizziness
3
Sexual Dysfunction
2
Addiction
2
Numbness
1
Drowsiness
1
Decreased Libido
1
Suicidal behavior
1
Head Zaps
1
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Mir
Weight Gain
10
Withdrawal Symptoms
7
Drowsiness
3
Nausea
3
Addiction
2
Increased Appetite
2
Dizziness
2
Sexual Dysfunction
2
Suicidal behavior
1
Grogginess
1
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3
3
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Lex
Mir
3
2
Sexual Dysfunction
Lex
Mir
2
2
Addiction
Lex
Mir
2
2
Numbness
Lex
Mir
1
0
Drowsiness
Lex
Mir
1
3
Decreased Libido
Lex
Mir
1
0
Suicidal behavior
Lex
Mir
1
1
Head Zaps
Lex
Mir
1
0
Weight Gain
Mir
Lex
10
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Mir
Lex
7
7
Drowsiness
Mir
Lex
3
1
Nausea
Mir
Lex
3
3
Addiction
Mir
Lex
2
2
Increased Appetite
Mir
Lex
2
0
Dizziness
Mir
Lex
2
3
Sexual Dysfunction
Mir
Lex
2
2
Suicidal behavior
Mir
Lex
1
1
Grogginess
Mir
Lex
1
0
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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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About Mirtazapine
Mirtazapine (Remeron, Avanza, Zispin) is a tetracyclic antidepressant (TeCA) used primarily in the treatment of major depression. It is also sometimes used as a hypnotic, antiemetic, and orexigenic, and for the treatment of anxiety, amo...
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