Are There Adverse Reactions to Escitalopram?
As with any medicine, side effects are possible with escitalopram. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
The most common side effects include:
- Insomnia (see Lexapro and Insomnia)
- Extreme tiredness
- Ejaculation problems (see Lexapro Sexual Side Effects).
(Click Side Effects of Escitalopram to learn more, including serious side effects you should report to your healthcare provider.)
You can also read about possible side effects in the following eMedTV articles:
- Lexapro and Burning Sensation
- Lexapro and Decreased Appetite
- Lexapro and Dry Mouth
- Lexapro and Hair Loss
- Lexapro and Impotence
- Lexapro and Weight Gain
- Lexapro and Weight Loss.