HUGE generic drug approval bulletin today. If you have a family member or other loved who suffers from depression or anxiety, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic versions of the very popular Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) which treats depression and anxiety.
According to the the National Institute for Health, depression may be described as feeling sad, blue, unhappy, miserable, or down in the dumps. Although most of us feel this way at one time or another for short periods, true clinical depression is a mood disorder in which feelings of sadness, loss, anger, or frustration interfere with everyday life for weeks or longer. People with anxiety disorder worry excessively and have difficulty concentrating, according to the FDA.
Considering a thirty-day supply of brand-name Lexapro is currently running almost $150, this could easily be a huge savings for many depression and anxiety patients, so anyone with a family member or loved one on Lexapro should ask their doctor if they are an appropriate candidate for the generic version of Lexapro.
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