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post #333 of (permalink) Old 05-03-2018, 06:04 AM
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I have also had tachycardia episodes on Lexapro.

QT interval effects are a known side effect of Citalopram and Escitalopram (Lexapro). Heart attacks have been associated with high dosages. But the risk is quite low (supposedly). I use this for motivation to exercise more, which lowers the risk of heart problems in general.

Has anyone else had rapid heart beat on Lexapro?
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