Thank you for posting your query.
(escitalopram) is an anti-depressant and is used for treating depression
If your wife does not have depression, she may not require nexito. Moreover, as she is having side effects (such as drowsiness
and weight gain) due to nexito, she should stop it.
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior consultant neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad