Escitalopram Oral Solution 5Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Escitalopram: Oral solution (5mg)

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Escitalopram 5mg/5ml Soln
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Escitalopram 5mg/5ml Soln
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Escitalopram 5mg/5ml Soln
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Escitalopram 5mg/5ml Soln
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Escitalopram 5mg/5ml Soln

What is this Medicine?

ESCITALOPRAM (es sye TAL oh pram) is used to treat depression and certain types of anxiety.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Lexapro: Oral solution (5mg)
CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Escitalopram: Oral solution(5mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Escitalopram Oxalate 5mg/5ml Solution

NDC: 317220569
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Depression, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Autism, Social Phobia (social Anxiety Disorder), Panic Disorder

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Escitalopram Oxalate 5mg/5ml Solution

Reported Side Effects for Escitalopram Oxalate 5mg/5ml Solution

Yawning Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Irregular Periods Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Paresthesias Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Tooth Pain Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
3.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Orgasm Dysfunction Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sinus Infection Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
3.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Tiredness Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Excessive Sweating Incidence:
4.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rhinitis Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
5.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
6.0-13.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
6.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
9.0-12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Ejaculation Dysfunction Incidence:
12.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
15.0-18.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
24.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Escitalopram Oxalate 5mg/5ml Solution

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Escitalopram Oxalate 5mg/5ml Solution(Escitalopram)
Grapefruit juice and Escitalopram(Escitalopram)
Most foods do not interact with Escitalopram. However, do not significantly alter your intake of grapefruit juice or grapefruit-containing foods while taking Escitalopram, or avoid grapefruit juice if possible. Side effects from Escitalopram may get worse if you drink grapefruit juice.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Escitalopram Oxalate 5mg/5ml Solution(Escitalopram)
Alcohol and Escitalopram(Escitalopram)
You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking Escitalopram and alcohol together. It is recommended to avoid alcoholic beverages while taking escitalopram. Many over-the-counter medications also contain significant amounts of alcohol; therefore check the label or ask your pharmacist. Do not drive or operate machinery if you have been drinking alcoholic beverages or taking other medications that increase your drowsiness.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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