Generic Lexapro Reviews
Manufacturer: Sun Pharma / Cipla / Cyril
Generic Lexapro is used for treatment of depression and anxiety disorders in adults. It selectively inhibits the reuptake of serotonin; increases the concentration of neurotransmitter in the synaptic cleft, amplifies, and prolongs the effect of postsynaptic serotonin receptors. Antidepressant effect usually develops within 2-4 weeks after the start of treatment.
Generic Lexapro is an antidepressant and usually known as Escitalopram tablet. Escitalopram selectively inhibits the reuptake of serotonin; increases the concentration of neurotransmitter in the synaptic cleft, amplifies, and prolongs the effect of postsynaptic serotonin receptors. Antidepressant effect usually develops within 2-4 weeks after the start of treatment. As well as Generic Paxil 20mg tablet (a powerful antidepressant), the US Office of FDA also approved Generic Lexapro (escitalopram) for treatment of depression and anxiety disorders in adults.
Depression is a constant feeling of sadness, anger and helplessness that can adversely affect the daily activities of a person, that is, work, sleep and study, as well as reduces the interest in things that used to cause pleasure. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention of United States about 9% of the adult population suffers from some form of depression that lasts for two weeks or more. Depression more often occurs in women than in men and can be treated also by analogue antidepressant which is also used for the treatment of nicotine addiction - Generic Wellbutrin Sr 150mg tablets.
Generalized anxiety disorder is a concern, even when there is no reason for it. As it develops very slowly, beginning in adolescence, eventually it can become a serious problem that can interfere with the usual daily work and life. People with generalized anxiety syndrome often have trouble concentrating and sleeping. They have symptoms, such as headache, tremors and problems with swallowing.
Take it in with or without meals, depending on the prescribed single dose - 10-20 mg per day during few months. Dose should be decreased approximately over 1-2 weeks to avoid the withdrawal syndrome. For older persons the recommended dose is 5mg per day, maximum dose is 10 mg. You should consult your pharmacist to have an appropriate dosage of the drug.
If you suffer from kidney disease, bipolar disorder, heart disease or if you are allergic to components of Generic Lexapro, you should be examined by a doctor before taking the medicine. Generic Lexapro shouldn’t be taken by pregnant women or women who are breastfeeding.
During the course of treatment with Generic Lexapro you should avoid alcohol. Also, it is not recommended to drive or operate machinery, as Generic Lexapro may slow your reaction, which could lead to a crash.
Other side effects can be:
- orthostatic hypotension
- dizziness, nausea
- skin rash, weakness
- hyperthermia, insomnia
- myalgia, tremor, movement disorders
- depersonalization, panic attacks
- visual disturbances
- loss of libido, impotence
- headaches, increased sweating, etc.