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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of escitalopram oral.

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Condition: Depression
12/19/2012 1:19:09 AM

Reviewer: James, 13-18 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I feel happier with hardly no side affects. I don't eat very much. I feel a little tried sometimes. Overall, I'm satisfied with the drug.

Condition: Depression
11/1/2012 12:45:19 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Generic Lexapro. Teva brand from pharmacy. Had used brand name for years. switched to generic, found loss of effects, poor results, poor mood, very much more depressed. considering whether can afford to pay for name brand or will try a different generic or anti depressant.

Condition: Depression
10/10/2012 11:40:35 AM

Reviewer: KAT, Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
The BRAND Name medication Lexapro has been great in helping me. I have taken it for a couple years now. I am grateful for the Brand Name Lexapro by Forest Pharmaceuticals. The GENERIC form of Escitalopram is HORRIBLE!! - In brief - in a matter of days I experienced extreme; anxiety, uncontrollable crying, feelings of extreme aggression to the point of wanting to hurt others or myself. Insur ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
10/7/2012 6:46:49 AM

Reviewer: builderboy, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
It has been working well but has to be adjusted in the fall due to the SAD that goes along with the lack of winter day light.

Condition: Depression
8/25/2012 4:47:02 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was Taking Lexapro for 5 years and doing great, 2 months ago I was change to this egneric lexapro, and slowly I had becoming depress again. I can't find another reason?

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