Review: how effective is Lexapro for Ptsd?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 11, 2014)
Overall ratings: 3.3/5
Long term ratings: 3.5/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high
This is a review of how effective Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) is for Ptsd. The study is based on 12 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Lexapro
Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,131 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. Common side effects of Lexapro include stress and anxiety, nausea, nausea aggravated, anxiety aggravated, fatigue.
Ptsd (latest reports from 20,003 patients) is typically treated by Zoloft, Prazosin Hydrochloride, Clonazepam, Sertraline Hydrochloride, Seroquel, Klonopin.
On Mar, 11, 2014: 12 people are studied for taking Lexapro in Ptsd
Lexapro effectiveness for Ptsd (number of people):
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