What is Lexapro?

Lexapro (escitalopram) is an antidepressant, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. It affects chemical in the brain that may become imbalanced and caused depression and anxiety.

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I just started taking Lexapro but had already been taking Abilify for about three weeks. Can the combination cause weight gain? I had taken Lexapro...

doctor1 MD

Hi.Welcome & thanks for writing on HCM.
In my opinion Lexapro causes weight gain (but it has not caused significant weight gain in clinical...

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I am on Lexapro 10mg and would like to try Oxy Elite pro. I do a cardio workout 2-3 times a week and watch my diet but cant get rid of this last...

doctor1 MD

Hello shawn;
welcome to HealthcareMagic
Lexapro is a SSRI by name Escitalopram and is a antidepressant .Oxyelite pro has Bacopa monneri which is a...

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I started to take a generic form of Lexapro about a month ago. I have developed a rash around my mouth and on my chin, and by the sides of my...

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Yes. Any drug can cause rash as an adverse effect. The chances of the rash being due to antidepressant is high. I recommend you to visit your...

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