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What are the common side effects of lexapro?

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Question: What r the pro/cons of leaxapr.
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Brief Answer: Lexapro(Escitalopram) is an antidepressant drug. Detailed Answer: Hello, Welcome to XXXXXXX Thanks for your query. Lexapro(Escitalopram) is an antidepressant drug. It is used in anxiety and depressive disorders in adult. Some people may have suicidal thoughts with first dose of lexapro. It is not safe in renal, liver and seizure disorders. Some of the common side effects are Constipation, dry mouth, decrease interest in sexual intercourse, heartburns and gas in the stomach. Hope the answer helps you. Let me know it there is any clarification. Regards.
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