How effective is Lexapro for Ptsd (Post-traumatic stress disorder)?
Summary: 16 Lexapro users have rated its effectiveness for Ptsd.
Overall ratings: 3.2/5
Long term ratings: 3.5/5
This is a review of how effective Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) is for Ptsd and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.
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What is Lexapro
Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 39,466 Lexapro users)
Ptsd (post-traumatic stress disorder) can be treated by Zoloft, Prazosin Hydrochloride, Clonazepam, Xanax, Seroquel, Sertraline Hydrochloride. (latest reports from 5,855 Ptsd patients)
On Mar, 2, 2015: 16 people are studied for taking Lexapro in Ptsd
Lexapro effectiveness for Ptsd (number of people):
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Age of people who take Lexapro for Ptsd * :
Who find Lexapro more effective for Ptsd?
Age of people who find Lexapro more effective * :
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- I am on nexplanon as well as lexapro. why do i start my period everytime i start taking it.
I was put on Lexpro(escitalopram) about 6 months ago and I was scared to take the medicine I would take it about 2 days and I would start my period so I stopped. I began taking it again cause I feel like I need to stick it out and see what happens and I was not a 100% sure it was the Lexapro startin ...
- Nose bleeds after meningioma surgery(post 11 months)
I have been experiencing bloody nose, 3 in the last week. 2014 I had a meningioma removed, never experienced any bloody noses until now, I know it is dry because of winter, but there us no warning, it lasts for 20 min then it is gone no dizziness, I do have vertigo- slight case
- I have quit smoking about 4 wks ago. i'm having nightmares for the 5 days. my question is do the nightmares taper off or do they never stop?
I've been on lexapro for 7 yrs. This is the only med that works for me I've tired lots of diff meds for my anxiety/depression and the all made me nuts or want to die. Even the generic gave me nightmare so I stopped that one. I literally have little to no stress in my life either. So lexapro is the b ...
- What can i take for a headache when i am on lexapro (1 answer)
lexapro started only a week ago, feel tightness in jaw and headache, sleeplessness, not sure if lexapro is good for me if i cannot ever take an aspirin or tylenol for sleep.
- How do i change the drugs listed for me?
sleep disorders, disorientation, trouble concentrating
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