Escitalopram

Overview

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Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Dosage

Escitalopram's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

5 to 20 mg12 (12.5)24 hourlyPOGeneralized Anxiety Disorder: Initial treatment: 10 mg, then maintenance dose is 20 mg. If the dose is increased to 20 mg, this should occur after a minimum of one week. Maintenance Treatment Generalized anxiety disorder is recognized as a chronic condition. The efficacy of Lexapro in the treatment of GAD beyond 8 weeks has not been systematically studied. The physician who elects to use Escitalopram for extended periods should periodically re-evaluate the long-term usefulness of the drug for the individual patient.

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

No data regarding the Paedriatic dosage details of Escitalopram is available.

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

No data regarding the neonatal dosage details of Escitalopram is available.

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Escitalopram

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