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How effective is Lexapro for Ptsd (Post-traumatic stress disorder)?

Overall ratings: 3.4/5
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 created by eHealthMe based on 14 reports from user community and is updated continuously.

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What is Lexapro

Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,369 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.

Ptsd

Ptsd (post-traumatic stress disorder) (latest reports from 21,284 patients) can be treated by Zoloft, Prazosin Hydrochloride, Clonazepam, Xanax, Sertraline Hydrochloride, Seroquel.

On Oct, 31, 2014: 14 people are studied for taking Lexapro in Ptsd




Lexapro effectiveness for Ptsd


Long term Lexapro effectiveness for Ptsd

Lexapro effectiveness for Ptsd (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall14234
Long term
(1+ years)
02222

Age of people who take Lexapro for Ptsd * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ptsd0.00%0.00%0.00%7.14%42.86%21.43%14.29%14.29%

Who find Lexapro more effective for Ptsd?

Age of people who find Lexapro more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ptsd0.00%0.00%0.00%14.29%42.86%28.57%0.00%14.29%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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