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How and Where to Buy Lexapro?
CanadianPharmacyWorld.com offers the brand Lexapro (also known as Cipralex) and generic Escitalopram at unbeatable prices. A valid prescription from your doctor is required. You can place an order online at www.CanadianPharmacyWorld.com or call Customer Service at 1866-485-7979.
Are there Alternative Names for the Brand and Generic Lexapro?
The brand name Lexapro comes from Turkey and Canada and is also called Cipralex and is manufactured by Lundbeck. We may sometimes carry the brand Lexapro from different countries manufactured by Lundbeck. The generic Escitalopram comes from Canada manufactured by Marcan or Pharma Science, UK manufactured by a different manufacturer and India also called S-Citadep manufactured by Cipla.
What Dosages and Forms is Lexapro available in?
The brand name Lexapro is available in the strength of 10 mg and 20 mg film-coated tablets. We also carry the brand Lexapro 10 mg in the Rapid Melt tablets. The generic Escitalopram is available in the strength of 5 mg, 10 mg and 20 mg tablets. Cipralex tablets are:
• 10 mg - Oval shaped white film-coated tablets. The tablets are scored and
marked “E” and “L” on each side of the score on once of the tablet;
• 20 mg - Oval shaped white film-coated tablets. The tablets are scored and
marked “E” and “N” on each side of the score on one side of the tablet.
What is Lexapro used for?
Lexapro (Escitalopram) is a prescription antidepressant that is used to treat depression and anxiety. Escitalopram belongs to the group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). This medication works by helping to restore the balance of serotonin in the brain. Lexapro may improve your energy level and feelings of well-being and decrease nervousness. Escitalopram may sometimes be used to treat other mental or mood disorders such as obsessive-compulsive disorder or panic disorder and hot flashes that occur due to menopause. It may take 1 to 2 weeks to feel a benefit from this medication and up to four weeks to see the full benefit of this medication.
What are the Possible Side Effects of Lexapro?
The common side effects may include anxiety, abnormal dreams, constipation, diarrhea, decrease or increase in appetite, feeling sleepy, headache, nausea, stuffy nose, yawning and tremors. The serious side effects may include:
• Bloody/black or tarry stools;
• Eye pain, swelling or redness;
• Fast or irregular heartbeat;
• Loss of coordination;
• Severe dizziness;
• Twitching muscles;
• Unusual agitation or restlessness;
• Vision changes
Are there any Precautions or Drug Interactions for Lexapro?
You should not take Lexapro if you are allergic to Escitalopram, or you have any other allergies. Before you start take this medication, talk to your doctor about your medical history and about all the medications you currently take including OTC and herbal medications. This medication may make you dizzy or drowsy. You should not drive or do any activity that requires you to be alert. Avoid alcoholic beverages. Escitalopram should not be taken during pregnancy unless it is clearly needed because it may harm an unborn baby. This medication passes into breast milk. There may be an interaction between Lexapro and other medications such as tramadol, celexa, warfarin, ibuprofen, naproxen, tegretol, lanoxin, relpax, frova, axert, etc. Lexapro is not approved for children below 12 years of age. Lexapro may increase the risk of suicidal thoughts in young adults (age 18-24). Close monitoring for suicidal thoughts is therefore needed in this age group.
Lexapro Safety and Storage Information
Lexapro tablets should be stored at room temperature away from light and moisture and away from children and pets. This medication should not be stored in the bathroom. These tablets should be properly discarded when it is expired or no longer needed.
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