Is nausea a side effect of Lexapro when taken at night?

Nausea is a side effect of Lexapro (escitalopram). Contact your doctor if you experience nausea, but do not stop taking the medication without speaking with your doctor.

It is possible that one need an increased dose.  The maximum dose per day for adults is 20 mg.  There are other medications availlable for sleep besides Xanax.  Ambien, Rozerem, and Lunesta are a few options.  Give the Lexapro the month, and then one can ask doctor about these when one report back after the month is over if you are still having trouble. As your body continues to adjust to the medication, you may notice your symptoms decreasing.

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