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Side effect(s) of Escitalopram

Read the side effects of Escitalopram as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Gastrointestinal- Nausea, diarrhea, increased appetite, taste disturbances.

Central Nervous System- Sleeplessness, fatigue, drowsiness, unusual excitement, confusion.

Heart- Fast or irregular heartbeat, postural hypotension.

Genitourinary- Impotence, ejaculation disorder.

Eye and ENT- Inflammation of the Para nasal sinuses, seeing things or hearing voices that do not exist (hallucinating).

Miscellaneous- Increased sweating, weight gain, fever, and severe muscle stiffness.

Other Precautions : *Do not stop the medication suddenly; withdraw gradually.

Drug Name : Escitalopram

Escitalopram(Lexapro) generic is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class, prescribed for major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, or panic disorder(significant behavioral change). It increases the amount of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance.
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