it is safe medicine but it can cause
- insomnia , constricted pupils
, dry mouth , somnolence , dizziness
, sweating , constipation
and indigestion .
Escitalopram, like other SSRIs, has been shown to affect sexual functions causing side effects such as decreased libido, delayed ejaculation, genital anesthesia, and anorgasmia.
Although usually reversible upon discontinuation, these sexual side effects can last for months or years after the drug has been completely withdrawn.
This is known as Post SSRI Sexual Dysfunction. SSRI can rarely cause extrapyramidal side effects including akathisia through the indirect inhibition of dopamine