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Lexapro (escitalopram) is an antidepressant that works by restoring the balance of chemicals in the bran. This is a SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) used to treat depression and anxiety in people to whom it was prescribed. Never combine this medicine with any of the following MAO inhibitors as a dangerous reaction is possible: phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, isocarboxazid, and tranylcypromine. At least 14 days are supposed to pass before you will be table to take Lexapro after taking your last dose of any of the MAO inhibitors mentioned. Make sure you always tell your health care provider about any other medicines you are taking at the moment, such as blood thinners, almotriptan, zolmitriptan, cimetidine, frovatriptan, lithium, and any other antidepressants. Some drugs you are taking may add to the sleepiness Lexapro can cause, so you will need to be very careful when combining it with seizure or anxiety medications, narcotic pain medicines, cold or allergy medicines, sleeping pills, and muscle relaxers. Some people taking this medication may get suicidal at the beginning of the treatment. The risk is higher for those younger than 24, so if you belong to this age group your doctor will have you show up for regular check ups during the first couple of months of your treatment. Make sure you keep taking this medicine even if you feel no improvement, as it may take you up to 4 weeks to feel the effects of taking Lexapro. This medicine is not intended for patients younger than 12 and you are not supposed to give to your child if he or she is younger than that. The following side effects are sometimes reported by patients taking Lexapro: dry mouth, dizziness, ringing in your ears, insomnia, drowsiness, weight changes, gas, mild nausea, decreased sex drive, constipation, heartburn, and upset stomach. The side effects mentioned are minor (insignificant). You will probably not need to report them to your health care provider, as they are unlikely to last for too long. The mild side effects mentioned most often indicate your body is adjusting to the dose prescribed - only doing so a bit slower than usual. However, there are some serious side effects sometimes possible. Your doctor will need to be notified of the fact you develop any of the following serious side effects: trouble concentrating, diarrhea, fast or uneven heartbeats, shallow breathing, loss of coordination, tremors, high fever, vomiting, memory problems, loss of appetite, and rigid muscles. Avoid taking more of this medicine, even if you missed a dose. The missed dose needs to be taken as soon as possible except for the cases hen you are going to take the next dose pretty soon. In that case you will need to skip the dose you missed and go back to the regular dosing schedule. Taking a double dose can cause an overdose and it unlikely to make your treatment more successful. The following symptoms of an overdose are possible: dizziness, confusion, seizures, tremor, vomiting, sweating, rapid heartbeat, and nausea.