PTSD
info
DISCLAIMER: This info is not official, it is for conversational purposes only. The info
comes from Google.
Call  your doctor or your pharmacist for info re medication.
Generic name

Escitalopram
Brand name

Lexapro
Type

SSRI
Target symptoms

Anxiety, major depression
Contraindications

MAOI, pimozide
Possible side effects (call doctor)

Back pain; constipation; decreased sex drive; diarrhea; delay in ejaculation;
dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; impotence; increased sweating; lack of
orgasms in females; loss of appetite; nausea; trouble sleeping; unusual fatigue;
upset stomach; vomiting, allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing;
tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); agitation;
anxiety; black or tarry stools; changes in amount of urine; chest pain; hostility;
impulsiveness; irritability; mania; muscle cramps; painful or prolonged
erection; panic attacks; restlessness; seizures; sleeplessness; stomach pain;
suicidal thoughts; thoughts of hurting yourself; uncontrolled movements
(tremors); unusual bleeding or bruising; unusual or severe mental/mood
changes; unusually fast or slow heartbeat; vision changes; vomit that looks like
coffee grounds; worsening of depression.
Medication sometimes prescribed in the treatment of PTSD - Lexapro
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