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es·ci·tal·o·pram oxalate ( s -t l -pr m ). n. A drug of the SSRI class that is an isomer of citalopram and is used primarily to treat depression.

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Known hypersensitivity to escitalopram or citalopram or .
LEXAPRO™ (escitalopram oxalate) TABLETS/ORAL SOLUTION Rx
Escitalopram is the pure S-enantiomer (single isomer) of the racemic bicyclic LEXAPRO (escitalopram oxalate) is available as tablets or as an oral solution.
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This sheet talks about the risks that exposure to citalopram/escitalopram can have during pregnancy.
Escitalopram - UKMI
Switching Depressed Patients from Citalopram to Escitalopram is
Introduction: Escitalopram is the therapeutically active component of citalopram and to escitalopram treatment following acute citalopram treatment.

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Class: SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor), antidepressant, antianxiety
Tai Chi for Geriatric Depression
In a recent study, 112 adults over 60 years-old with major depression were treated with escitalopram, an antidepressant, for about four weeks.
FDA Warns Against High-Dose Citalopram
The FDA did not indicate that the cardiac effects were an issue with escitalopram (Lexapro), which is the S-enantiomer of citalopram -- suggesting that the arrhythmias stem from the latter's R-enantiomer.
Changing the mood of Brazilian antidepressant market; fake Levitra
Court of Justice (STJ), Minister Felix Fischer, has restored the power of the National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) to grant registration of generic medicines and the like, based on the active ingredient escitalopram, an antidepressant.

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Escitalopram - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Escitalopram: MedlinePlus Drug Information
Features information about dosage, usage, warnings, and side effects.
Lexapro (Escitalopram Oxalate) Drug Information: User Reviews
Crazy Meds: The Good, The Bad, & The Funny of Psych Meds
Jan 18, 2011 Approved and off-label uses of Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate). 2.
Lexapro (Escitalopram Oxalate): Official Site
Learn more about Lexapro and find information for patients and caregivers including Lexapro side effects, treatments, indications, FAQs and resources.

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