Escitalopram- Indications, Dosage, Contraindications, ADRs

Category of Drug Escitalopram is a Antidepressant drug
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Escitalopram is used for
1. Depression
2. Obsessive-compulsive disorder
3. Anxiety disorder
4. Panic disorder
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage forms TABLETS
Contraindications1. Concomitant use with MAO Inhibitors
2. Thioridazine
Precautions1. History of panic disorder or seizure disorders
2. Renal impairment
3. Hepatic impairment
4. Work requiring mental alertness
5. Concomitant use of escitalopram with other SSRIs
6. Interactions
7. Pregnancy
Adverse Effects1. Insomnia
2. Nausea
3. ejaculation disorder
Pregnancy Category C

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