Escitalopram is not for use in children and adolescents under 18.
Escitalopram is a prescription medicine used to treat depression and anxiety in people over 12 years of age.
Escitalopram should be discontinued at least 14 days prior to starting an MAOI.
If you do forget to take a dose and remember before you go to bed, take it straight away. Escitalopram has linear pharmacokinetics, so that plasma levels increase proportionately and predictably with increased doses and its half-life of 27 - 32 h is consistent with once-daily dosing. Antidepressant medications are used to treat a variety of conditions, including depression and other mental mood disorders.
Other side effects that should be reported immediately to the prescribing doctor include. Newer research suggests that this increase of serotonin, over time, alters other brain systems as well and that those alterations are actually responsible for improvements in mood.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
SSRI antidepressants, especially in elderly patients increased tendency to develop bruises unusual bleeding, including bleeding from stomach or bowel passing more urine than normal or problems when urinating tingling or numbness of the hands or feet nervousness, confusion, problems with concentration, loss of memory agitation, anxiety, worsening of depression.
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For some people, this medication and other inhaled medications can cause difficulty breathing and increased wheezing.
Reduced kidney function or kidney disease may cause this medication to build up in the body.
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