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Lexapro: Refining SSRI Treatment for Anxiety and Depression

Type of Medication :

Escitalopram, sold under the name Lexapro, is an SSRI noted for its high selectivity and efficacy in treating major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder, offering a cornerstone treatment with a favorable side effect profile.

Escitalopram is also prescribed for other mental/mood disorders such as social anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, body dysmorphic disorder, and kleptomania.

Psychiatric Uses:

Please see FDA Label for the most up-to-date FDA-approved indications; and a licensed psychiatric prescribing provider for off-label indications.