Escitalopram (lexapro) 20mg:
Escitalopram is the generic name of the brand Lexapro. This medicine which is mainly used in the case of depression and anxiousness is a prescription drug. The doctor will take into account the overall condition of the patient and will then decide about the strength and the dosage of the medicine that needs to be prescribed.
After getting the prescription from the doctor the patient can buy escitalopram 20mg. But the patient needs to remember one very important thing. No changes must be made in the dosage without consulting the doctor. Even if the patient wants to stop the medicine he needs to check with the doctor who will provide guidance on how to narrow down the dose of the medicine gradually.
General information and instructions about escitalopram (lexapro) 20mg:
Escitalopram (lexapro) 20mg is mainly used in the treatment of depression and anxiousness. It can help in decreasing the severity of restlessness, concentration issues, irritability etc in the case of anxiety disorder. It also helps in decreasing the severity of fatigue, lack of concentration, guilt feelings etc in the case of depression.
This is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor and it helps to increase the levels of serotonin in the brain. This in turn will help in maintaining the balance in the brain. The medicine is normally prescribed once in a day. The benefits of the medicine can be seen after 4 weeks or more. The doctor will normally start with a lower dose and then the dose may be increased if necessary. The patients must check with the doctor for any changes in the dose. The patient must not make any changes to the recommended dosage by the doctor on their own.