Users' questions

What time should I take my Lexapro?

What time should I take my Lexapro?

You can take escitalopram at any time of day, as long as you stick to the same time every day. If you have trouble sleeping, it’s best to take it in the morning.

How often can you take escitalopram for depression?

Usual Adult Dose for Depression: Initial dose: 10 mg orally once a day; increase if necessary after at least 1 week of treatment to 20 mg once a day Maintenance dose: 10 to 20 mg orally once a day Maximum dose: 20 mg orally once a day

What are the side effects of escitalopram in older adults?

1 The liver of older adults may not work as well as it used to. This can cause your body to process drugs more slowly. 2 Your doctor may start you on a lowered dose or a different medication schedule. This can help keep levels of this drug from building up too much in your body. 3 The recommended dose is 10 mg, taken once per day.

When to take Levo, citalopram or levothyroxine?

What you need is the correct dose of levo, not antidepressants. You should never take anything else with thyroid hormone. It should be taken on an empty stomach, at least one hour before eating or drinking anything other than water, and at least two hours before any other medication/supplements – sometime four hours, depending what it is.

What’s the maximum dose of levothyroxine you can take?

Maximum dose: 200 to 300 mcg/day (doses greater than 200 mcg/day are seldom needed; doses greater than 300 mcg/day are rarely needed and may indicate poor compliance, malabsorption, drug interactions, or a combination of these factors)

Are there any side effects to escitalopram 10 mg per day?

They generally do not lead to treatment cessation. The overall incidence of rates of side effects in trials with patients treated with escitalopram 10 mg per day (66%) was similar to placebo-treated patients (61%); the incidence rate in the group treated with escitalopram 20 mg per day was greater (86%).

What are the user reviews for Lexapro escitalopram?

User Reviews for Escitalopram to treat Anxiety Also known as: Lexapro Escitalopram has an average rating of 7.4 out of 10 from a total of 1176 ratings for the treatment of Anxiety. 66% of those users who reviewed Escitalopram reported a positive effect, while 18% reported a negative effect.

Which is better for you citalopram or escitalopram?

Escitalopram is more effective and has fewer side effects than citalopram. Insomnia, diarrhea, dry mouth, and sexual dysfunction are some of the more common side effects. Escitalopram is less likely to cause side effects than other drugs of the same class.

What you need is the correct dose of levo, not antidepressants. You should never take anything else with thyroid hormone. It should be taken on an empty stomach, at least one hour before eating or drinking anything other than water, and at least two hours before any other medication/supplements – sometime four hours, depending what it is.