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How effective is Lexapro for Stress and anxiety?
Overall ratings: 3.2/5
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 Stress and anxiety. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 863 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Lexapro
Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,382 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.
Stress and anxiety
Stress and anxiety (latest reports from 1,284,618 patients) can be treated by Xanax, Klonopin, Clonazepam, Lorazepam, Lexapro, Zoloft.
On Nov, 22, 2014: 863 people are studied for taking Lexapro in Stress and anxiety
Lexapro effectiveness for Stress and anxiety (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Age of people who take Lexapro for Stress and anxiety * :
|Stress and anxiety||0.12%||0.00%||5.33%||19.00%||27.46%||22.02%||14.60%||11.47% |
Who find Lexapro more effective for Stress and anxiety?
Age of people who find Lexapro more effective * :
|Stress and anxiety||0.00%||0.00%||3.71%||21.14%||28.86%||18.86%||16.86%||10.57% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Comments for this study:
Brenda (2 years ago):
I just had open heart surgery, mitral valve repair and maze procedure. Same time going through stressful divorce of 28 years. Five months out of surgery started to take lexipro. One month later I have chest pain as if I never had the surgery. Can lexipro interfere with my Heart healing? Can it cause internal bleeding?
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