The Side Effects of this Anti-Depressant are Worse than You Know

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The FDA lists these as “serious” side effects:

  • Suicidal thoughts or actions ( especially in children or young adults or when the dosage is changed)
  • Sudden changes in moods or behavior
  • Violent or aggressive behavior
  • Reckless behavior

Also the FDA warns that the use of this anti-depressant could result in an allergic reaction that could involve swelling of the throat, tongue, face, throat, cause skin rashes or hives, fever or joint pain, or difficulty breathing. Find out how to treat depression naturally.

Lexapro, along with all SSRI medication, has the potentially life threatening risk of something called serotonin syndrome. This condition can cause:

  • Seizures or convulsions
  • Profuse sweating and fevers
  • Hallucination
  • Severe agitation
  • Vomiting, diarrhea, or nausea
  • Feelings of severe agitation
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising
  • Changes in mental conditions including coma
  • Racing heartbeat
  • Extremely low or high blood pressure
  • Muscle rigidity
  • Uncontrollable muscle twitches or coordination problems

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