Escitalopram Uses

Escitalopram is used for Anxiety Disorder, Depression

How Escitalopram Works

Escitalopram inhibits reuptake of the neurotransmitter serotonin by CNS neurons, thereby increasing the amount of serotonin available in nerve synapses. An elevated serotonin level may result in elevated mood and reduced depression.

Common side effects of Escitalopram

Nausea, Dry Mouth, Drowsiness, Insomnia, Diarrhea, Vomiting

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