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  • n. A particular SSRI antidepressant.

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Examples

  • The number of hot flashes among the women taking Lexapro, which is also known as escitalopram, dropped to about five on average after eight weeks--a 47 percent decrease or about 4.6 fewer hot flashes per day, the researchers reported.

    Antidepressants relieve hot flashes

  • Her team compared Forest Laboratories' Lexapro, also known as escitalopram, to a placebo in

    FOXNews.com

  • The number of hot flashes among the women taking Lexapro, which is also known as escitalopram, dropped to about five on average after eight weeks - a 47 percent decrease or about 4.6 fewer hot flashes per day, the researchers reported.

    The Seattle Times

  • It is thought that antidepressants such as escitalopram might help this reorganization process.

    HealthandAge

  • After three more hours -- a total of eight hours at this center -- an attending physician turned up who agreed with the mother and wrote a prescription for 5 mg of escitalopram, a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor brand name, Lexapro.

    Lewis Mehl-Madrona, M.D.: Why American Health Care Costs So Much

  • They were randomly assigned to take the antidepressant Lexapro escitalopram or a placebo daily.

    Antidepressant may reduce frequency and severity of menopausal hot flashes

  • I've been on escitalopram for two years following work-related stress.

    SSRIs:'How I got hooked on Happy Pills'

  • The women were randomly assigned to receive escitalopram between 10 and 20 milligrams per day or a placebo for eight weeks.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • "We found that after eight weeks of treatment with escitalopram, women had many fewer hot flashes a day compared to those on placebo," she added.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • Within three weeks of stopping the medication, women in the escitalopram group had an increase of about 1.5 more hot flashes a day than those in the placebo group, the investigators noted.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

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