10mg Lexapro® is a prescription medication used to treat depression symptoms. 10mg Lexapro® may also be used to treat other conditions if suggested by your doctor.
Depression symptoms are real, a medical condition just like diabetes, heart disease, etc.
Lexapro® helps to bring back your brains chemical balance to normal by increasing your serotonin. Serotonin is a substance in your brain that influences your mood.
Lexapro® is considered to be very effective and well-tolerated for anyone with depression symptoms.
Since depression symptoms do not go away on their own you will require medical attention and treatment such as 10mg Lexapro. If you don’t, your depression symptoms can last months or even years.
10mg Lexapro according to clinical studies will help to improve your depression symptoms beginning in the first or second week of use. But you may need to continue taking 10mg Lexapro for a longer period.
Always consult with your doctor while taking Lexapro 10mg.
One thing you need to remember is that you should not just stop taking Lexapro 10mg suddenly. Take Lexapro 10mg as long as your doctor or other healthcare professional advises, even if you start to feel better.
If you don’t follow your doctors advice while taking Lexapro 10mg your depression symptoms could return or become much worse.
While Lexapro 10mg is well tolerated by most people there are some minor side effects, but they usually go away very quickly. These side effects can include nausea, insomnia, men having problems with ejaculation, somnolence, increased sweating, and fatigue.
The side effects of Lexapro 10mg are so minor that if you do notice any, they will not cause you to stop taking it.
10mg Lexapro® is usually taken just once a day, with or without food in the morning or in the evening. Since you should never miss a dose of 10mg Lexapro, make sure to fill your drug prescription online ahead of time.
Revision date: June 11, 2011
Last revised: by Jorge P. Ribeiro, MD