Escitalopram is used in the treatment of post traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and phobia
How it works
Escitalopram works in depression by increasing the levels of serotonin in the brain. Serotonin is one of the chemical messengers in the brain that helps in regulating mood.
Common side effects
Headache, Dizziness, Blurred vision, Decreased libido, Insomnia, Vomiting, Ejaculation disorder, Nausea, Abnormal dreams, Fatigue, Anxiety, Chills, Diarrhoea, Decreased appetite, Erectile dysfunction, Nervousness, Sleep disorder, Restlessness