Lexapro (Escitalopram)–Information, Dosage, Cost Without Insurance

Lexapro (escitalopram) is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), used for treating major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder. It is also sometimes used off-label to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (“blues”). It works by increasing levels of serotonin, a molecule that helps nerve cells to communicate in the brain.

Dosage–Lexapro is taken orally in a dose of 10 to 20 mg daily.

Side effects:

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Dry Mouth
  • Abnormal sweating
  • Nervousness
  • Restlessness
  • Fatigue
  • Drowsiness
  • Insomnia

Cost of Lexapro

The price of escitalopram ranges between $8 to $36 for a bottle of 30 tablets, strength 10 mg.

How to Get a Sumatriptan Prescription

Lexapro (escitalopram) is a prescription drug that needs to be prescribed by a licensed prescriber or physician. Did you know? QuickMD can refill your medications to treat depression remotely through telemedicine and prescribe you Lexapro online.

January 13, 2021

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