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Lexapro vs Prozac

Lexapro
VS.
Prozac
Other name: Escitalopram Escitalopram
Other name: Fluoxetine HCl Fluoxetine HCl
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Depression
3.5
Concern level
3.2
Helpfulness
for Depression
2.8
Concern level
3.0
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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
10
Nausea
5
Dizzy
4
Sexual Dysfunction
3
Addiction
3
Numbness
2
Drowsy
2
Decreased Libido
2
Suicidal
2
Palpitations
1
Top Concerns
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Withdrawal
7
Addiction
3
Nausea
3
Suicidal
2
Dizzy
2
Suicide
2
Sexual Dysfunction
2
Numbness
2
Suicidal Thoughts
1
Psychotic
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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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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y question is if I gained weight on lexapro will I gain it f...
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feel increased dizziness after taking 5 mg of Lexapro. I...
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" ...myself--started six days ago. Switching from Prozac to Lexapro and so ...good, but I do feel increased dizziness after taking 5 mg of Lexapro. I know it will... "

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r 2nd week, changing over from Lexapro, just reduced to 10...
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" ...Has anyone else had bad dreams taking prozac and do they go ...My daughter is into her 2nd week, changing over from Lexapro, just reduced to 10mg Lexapro and still at 20mg prozac. She feels very... "

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" I was at Prozac 60mg and not feeling the full effect. Doctor switched me to 20mg... "

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just switched from 20mg of Prozac to 20mg of Lexapro. I w...
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" Just Started 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 if this... "

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

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ativan, klonopin. Lexapro gave me my life back, Only med...
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" ...xr, prozac, ativan, klonopin. Lexapro gave me my life back, Only med that ...could 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... "

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" ...Lexapro and Prozac. I take prozac 10 mg now and ...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... "

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be on Lexapro which made me feel like a zombie and gain we...
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" ...of hypochondria, 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... "

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