Lexapro is the name of the medication. It comes in the form of a tablet, and should be taken by mouth. It belongs to a class of medications called SSRI.
This medication is typically used for treating depression, anxiety, and other mood disorders.
It works by increasing the amounts of serotonin, a natural substance in the brain that helps maintain mental balance.
This medication comes as a tablet. You should put it in your mouth and swallow it with a glass of water. Do not chew, break or crush it. Swallow it whole.
Tell your physician if you become pregnant. There are not enough studies about this medication in pregnant women. Use the medication during pregnancy only if clearly needed.
Read more about Lexapro 5mg on the FDA website.