As with any medicine, side effects can occur. However, not everyone who takes this medicine will experience side effects. If side effects occur, they are often minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
The most common side effects of Lexapro include:
- Insomnia (see Lexapro and Insomnia)
- Extreme tiredness
- Ejaculation problems (see Lexapro Sexual Side Effects).
(Click Lexapro Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
You can also read about specific side effects in the following eMedTV articles:
- Lexapro and Burning Sensation
- Lexapro and Decreased Appetite
- Lexapro and Dry Mouth
- Lexapro and Hair Loss
- Lexapro and Impotence
- Lexapro and Weight Gain
- Lexapro and Weight Loss.