Depression Home > Lexapro and Suicide
It is difficult to know if there is a relationship between suicide and the use of Lexapro (or other antidepressants). But regardless of whether you are taking an antidepressant, you should talk with your healthcare provider if you experience any possible signs of suicidal behavior. Some of these signs include aggressive, angry, or violent behavior; depression or anxiety that is new or worse; and thoughts about death or committing suicide.
An Overview of Lexapro and SuicideLexapro® (escitalopram oxalate) is a prescription medication used for the treatment of the following conditions:
- Depression (also known as major depression or clinical depression)