Brand Name  Lexapro

Dosage  Form  Tablet

Payment option Western Union ,Paypal

Delivery time  Airmail 10 to 20 days Trackable # available upto  Harare and Bulawayo Post Office

Description .Escitalopram is used for treating depression and generalized anxiety disorder

Packaging Escitalopram is dispensed in quantity of 90 tablets unless requested for different qty

Patient information

Escitalopram  is used to treat depression and certain types of anxiety

WHAT SHOULD I TELL  MY HEALTHCARE PROVIDER BEFORE I TAKE THIS MEDICATION

They need to know if you have any of these conditions

bipolar disorder or family history of bipolar disorder

diabetes,heart disease,kidney or liver disease,receiving electroconvulsive therapy,seizures,suicidal thoughts,plans or attempt by you or family member

pregnant or trying to become pregnant,breast-feeding

allergic to escitalopram and related drug citalopram

HOW SHOULD I USE THIS MEDICINE

Take this medication by mouth with a glass of water.You can take it with or without food.If it upsets your stomach take it with food.Take your medicine at regular inervals and do not take  more than directed.Do not stop taking except  on your doctor’s advice.If you think you have taken too much of this medication  contact the hospital at once

WHAT IF I  MISS A DOSE?

If you miss a dose,take it as soon as you can.If it is almost time for your next dose,take only that dose.Do not take double or extra doses

WHAT MAY INTERACT WITH THIS MEDICINE

Do not take this medicine with any of the following

certain diet drugs like phentermine,sibutramine,dexfenfluramine,fenfluramine

citalopram,medicines called MAO inhibitors like Nardil,Eldepryl,Parnate

nefazodone,phenothiazines like chlorpromazine,thioridazine,prochlorperazine

procarbazine,St Johns Wort,venlafaxine,

amphetamine,dextroampetamine,aspirin and aspirin like drugs,carbamazepine,cimetidine,ketoconazole,linezolid

medicines for depression,anxiety or psychotic disturbances,medicines that treat or prevent blood clots like warfarin,enoxaparin,medicines that treat HIV

medicines for migraine headache like sumatriptan,zolmitriptan,eletriptan,trovatriptan,rizatriptan

metoclopramide

NSAIDS ,pentazocine,tryptophan

The above list may not describe all possible interactions,give a list of all your medications ,herbs ,otc drugs and dietary supplements to screen for interactions.

Also tell  them if you smoke,drink alcohol or use illegal drugs

WHAT SHOULD I WATCH FOR WHILE USING THIS MEDICINE

Visit your doctor or healthcare professional for regular checks on your progress.Continue to take your tablets even if you do not feel better right away.It can take   1 to 2 weeks or longer before you start to feel  the effects of this medicine

Patients and their families should watch out for worsening of depression or thoughts of suicide.Also watch out for sudden or severe  changes in feelings

such as feeling anxious,agitated panicky,irritable,hostile,aggressive,impulsive,severly restless,overly excited and hyperactive or not being able to sleep

If this happens especially at the beginning of treatment or after a change in dose call your healthcare professional for advice

You may get drowsy or dizzy.Do not drive ,use machinery or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you.

Do not stand or sit up quickly especially if you are an older patient.Alcohol may interfere with the effect of this medicine ,avoid alcoholic drinks.

Do not treat yourself for coughs,colds,or allergies without checking with your healthcare professional for advice,some ingredients in cough mixtures may

not agree with your medication.

Your mouth may get dry,chewing sugarless gum or sucking candy and drinking plenty of water may help

WHAT  ARE THE  SIDE EFFECTS

Side effects that should be reported to your doctor/pharmacist

allergic reactions like skin rash,itching or hives,confusion,feeling faint or lightheaded,falls,fast talking and excited feelings,or actions that are out of control

hallucination,loss of contact with reality,seizures,suicidal thoughts or other mood changes,unusual bleeding or bruising

Side effects not requiring medical attention

blurred vision,changes in appetite,changes in sex drive or performance,headache,increased sweating,nausea

WHERE SHOULD I KEEP MY MEDICINE

Keep out of reach of children at room temperature.Discard any unused drugs after expiration date