How to Use Lexapro
Lexapro was the pill and a liquid taken orally. The total dosage – tablet per day. This can be taken with or without food. For best effect, Lexapro should be taken regularly for several weeks.
Lexapro Missed Dose
If you miss a dose take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up missed.
Keep this medication at room temperature, 20-25 ° C (68-77 ° F). Keep away from children and excess heat and moisture (not in the bathroom).
More about Lexapro
You should not take Lexapro if you are taking any form of treatment known as “nitrates” or drugs called “alpha-blockers”, which are sometimes prescribed for prostate problems or high blood pressure. Combining Lexapro with alpha-blockers can lower your blood pressure to dangerous levels. If your doctor determines that sexual activity has a health risk for you, you should not take Lexapro. Do not take Lexapro, if you are allergic to it. This medication does not protect you from HIV (AIDS) or any other disease, sexually transmitted diseases.
Lexapro Warnings and Precautions
You may not be able to take Lexapro, or you may need a dosage adjustment or monitoring while you are taking Lexapro if you have liver disease or kidney disease, seizures transfer forms, or from mania or have suicidal thoughts. Before taking Lexapro tell your doctor if you have any of the above. Consult with your doctor if you have any allergies, especially if you have had an allergic reaction to Lexapro or Celexa in the past. Do not take this drug together with citalopram (Celexa). This drug is in the pregnancy category FDA C, which means that studies in animals have shown adverse effects on the fetus (teratogenic or embryocidal or other) and, in women, there are no studies, controlled, or studies in women and animals are not accessible. Is also not known whether Lexapro passes into breast milk. Therefore, do not take Lexapro without your doctor`s approval if you are pregnant, likely to become pregnant, or breastfeeding.
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Possible Side Effects Lexapro
Some of the possible side effects: dry mouth, headache, increased sweating, nausea/vomiting, constipation, anxiety, irregular heartbeat or pulse, low blood pressure (dizziness, weakness), high blood pressure (severe headache, blurred vision), or chills, or fever. Notify your doctor if you experience any of these or other conditions. You should immediately tell your doctor if you experience: unusual weight loss or gain, palpitations, agitation, sleep problems, tremor, dizziness, fainting, mood changes, movements that are slowing, difficulty urinating, decreased sex drive, and drowsiness, seizures, mental problems, fever, muscle pain, yellowing eyes or skin. This is unlikely for allergic reaction (trouble breathing, rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness) to meet, but if you experience any of these conditions, you should immediately inform your doctor.