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Side Effects And Dosage Levels Of Celexa Vs Lexapro

When considering Lexapro Vs Celexa you must understand although the two drugs are made by the same company and are similar the doses are different (Lexapro stronger) and the side effects are slightly different and a lot of that has to to with the individuals reactions to said drug’s. With out further adieu lets get right into it;

Side effects of Lexapro include but are not limited to;

#drowsiness

#insomnia

#nausea

#diarrhea

#cold symptoms such as blocked nose, sneezing,cough and sore throat

#increased sweating and/or urination

#weight changes

#decreased libido as well as difficulty having an orgasm

There are also extreme symptoms to look out for and you should contact your doctor straight away if you experience anything more serious, such as but not limited to;

#very stiff muscles,fast or uneven heartbeats high fever, sweating, confusion, tremors, feeling like you might pass out.

#loss of coordination, agitation, hallucinations, overactive reflexes.

# fainting, headache with chest pain and severe dizziness.

#shallow breathing, muscle cramps, slurred speech, severe weakness, feeling unsteady, seizure (convulsions).

Taking Celexa has an effect on your Nervous system,Gastrointestinal system,Genitourinary system,Respiratory System as well as a whole host of psychiatric symptoms. The symptoms for Lexapro are very similar although many individuals are reporting fewer and less extreme symptoms but of course individual results may vary.

Dosage

Lexapro is a stronger dose then Celexa so basically what you were taking of Celexa you would then half the amount when taking Lexapro. Celexa can be taken with or without food although with food will usually help with feelings of nausea it comes in 10 mg, 20 mg and 40mg pills and a 5ml solution. Lexapro is available in 10mg and 20mg pills. Your dosage requirements normally depend on your age and stature (physical build) and you would normally start off with a smaller dosage then work your way up to a larger dosage if you need to. The medications are normally taken in the evenings and mornings.



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