In this week’s episode of Know Your Drug, Bryan Kudlawiec and JJ Leffler discuss the medication Lexapro. Lexapro is commonly prescribed to treat depression. We highlight some of the important points of this disease state and risks involved with it. Discussion on how Lexapro works to help treat depression and other important information such as side effects, monitoring parameters, and common usage. This information is general guidelines and is not meant to replace physician orders. Patients using Lexapro should use this medication according to their prescriber!