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Side Effects of cipralex/escitalopram

Some unwanted effects may be caused by escitalopram. In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.

Severity: Major

You should check with your doctor immediately if any of these side effects occur when taking escitalopram:

Rare:

  • Coma
  • confusion
  • convulsions
  • decreased urine output
  • dizziness
  • fast or irregular heartbeat
  • headache
  • increased thirst
  • muscle pain or cramps
  • nausea or vomiting
  • shortness of breath
  • swelling of the face, ankles, or hands
  • unusual tiredness or weakness

More common:

  • Constipation
  • decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  • diarrhea
  • dry mouth
  • ejaculation delay
  • gas in the stomach
  • heartburn
  • inability to have or keep an erection
  • loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance
  • sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
  • trouble sleeping

 

Interactions of cipralex/escitalopram

Pregnancy Warnings of cipralex/escitalopram


 

Disclaimer:

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This material does not endorse drugs, diagnose patients, or recommend therapy and not a substitute for any medical advice. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist before taking any prescription drugs, vitamins, herbs, supplements and over-the-counter drugs.

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