Lexapro vs Prozac

Lexapro
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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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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Prozac (generic name: fluoxetine) is is an SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) antidepressant that increases serotonin in the brain. It is indicated for depression, obses...
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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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Pro
Withdrawal Symptoms
8
Addiction
3
Nausea
3
Suicidal behavior
2
Dizziness
2
Suicide
2
Sexual Dysfunction
2
Numbness
2
Suicidal Thoughts
1
Psychosis
1
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3
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Lex
Pro
4
2
Sexual Dysfunction
Lex
Pro
3
2
Addiction
Lex
Pro
3
3
Numbness
Lex
Pro
2
2
Drowsiness
Lex
Pro
2
0
Decreased Libido
Lex
Pro
1
0
Suicidal behavior
Lex
Pro
1
2
Head Zaps
Lex
Pro
1
0
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Pro
Lex
8
10
Addiction
Pro
Lex
3
3
Nausea
Pro
Lex
3
4
Suicidal behavior
Pro
Lex
2
1
Dizziness
Pro
Lex
2
4
Suicide
Pro
Lex
2
0
Sexual Dysfunction
Pro
Lex
2
3
Numbness
Pro
Lex
2
2
Suicidal Thoughts
Pro
Lex
1
0
Psychosis
Pro
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 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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