Generic Lexapro (escitalopram) approved by the FDA

black haired woman The FDA approved a generic version of the widely prescribed depression and anxiety medicine, Lexapro (escitalopram).

Approval Date: 
Wed, 03/14/2012

The Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs, Update on Antidepressants, Focus on Lexapro (escitalopram)

Depression treatment

Depression is always something to take control of and this booklet can answer crucial questions such as, When will this medicine start to go to work? What are possible side effects? Can drug interactions cloud the horizon? What help could herbal medicines be? The Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs helps answer all of these important questions, talks about how to tell if the medicine is starting to work and how to follow up if things seem to be going in the wrong direction.


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