What are Generics?
Generic drugs marketed without brand names contain the exact same active ingredients used in their brand-name counterparts, but cost significantly less. The drugs are required to meet U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) standards for safety, purity and effectiveness.
Lexapro (Escitalopram) is an antipsychotic medication belogning to the Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor class or SSRI. It is used to treat depression and Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). It may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Lexapro also marketed as:
Cipralex, Escitalopram, Esertia, Lexaprin, Seroplex.
*Lexapro® is a registered trademark of Forest Pharmaceuticals