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Escitalopram: Oral tablet

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  • Reported side effects
  • Daily life interactions

Available Strengths
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Escitalopram 10mg Tablet
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: LOGO 10  |  5851
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Escitalopram 20mg Tablet
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: LOGO 20  |  5852
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Escitalopram 5mg Tablet
Lupin Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: LU  |  W21
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Escitalopram 20mg Tablet
Lupin Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: L U  |  W23
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Escitalopram 10mg Tablet
Lupin Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: L U  |  W22
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Escitalopram 20mg Tablet
Exelan Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pill Identification: I G  |  251
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Escitalopram 10mg Tablet
International Labs, Inc. for Walmart
Pill Identification: LOGO 10  |  5851
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Escitalopram 20mg Tablet
International Labs, Inc. for Walmart
Pill Identification: LOGO 20  |  5852
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Escitalopram 5mg Tablet
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: LOGO 5  |  5850
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Escitalopram 20mg Tablet
Mylan Institutional LLC formerly UDL Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: M  |  EC 20
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Escitalopram 20mg Tablet
Torrent Pharma, Inc
Pill Identification: 11 37  |  20
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Escitalopram 10mg Tablet
PD-RX Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
Pill Identification: LOGO 10  |  5851
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Escitalopram 10mg Tablet
American Health Packaging
Pill Identification: F  |  5 4
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Escitalopram 10mg Tablet
Aurobindo Pharma USA Inc.
Pill Identification: F  |  5 4
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Escitalopram 10mg Tablet
Mylan Institutional LLC formerly UDL Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: M  |  EC 10
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Escitalopram 20mg Tablet
Accord Healthcare, Inc.
Pill Identification: 20 
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Escitalopram 10mg Tablet
Accord Healthcare, Inc.
Pill Identification: 10 
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Escitalopram 20mg Tablet
PD-RX Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
Pill Identification: LOGO 20  |  5852
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Escitalopram 20mg Tablet
Camber Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: I G  |  251
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Escitalopram 5mg Tablet
Accord Healthcare, Inc.
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Escitalopram 10mg Tablet
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: M  |  EC 10
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Escitalopram 5mg Tablet
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: M  |  EC5
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Escitalopram 5mg Tablet
Torrent Pharma, Inc
Pill Identification: 135  |  5
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Escitalopram 20mg Tablet
Legacy Packaging
Pill Identification: I G  |  251
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Escitalopram 10mg Tablet
Legacy Packaging
Pill Identification: I G  |  250
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Escitalopram 10mg Tablet
Torrent Pharma, Inc
Pill Identification: 11 36  |  10
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Escitalopram 20mg Tablet
STI Pharma LLC
Pill Identification: S20 
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Escitalopram 20mg Tablet
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: M  |  EC 20
How This Drug Works
Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)
Serotonin is a chemical messenger nerve cells use to deliver messages from cell to cell and help to control pain, pleasure, anxiety, sleep and emotional behaviors.
Serotonin is a chemical messenger nerve cells use to communicate. Changing the levels of chemical messengers helps control pain, pleasure, anxiety, sleep and emotional behaviors.  <br><br>Serotonin passes from cell to cell by binding to receptors on nearby cells to deliver messages. Nerve cells control the amount of serotonin traveling between the cells. Serotonin is &#39;recycled&#39; by cells in a process called reuptake. <br><br>Selective Serotonin Reuptake inhibitors or &#34;SSRIs&#34; affect serotonin levels used to communicate between nerve cells by preventing the cells from recycling serotonin and allowing it more time to relay the message. Changing the balance of serotonin in the brain seems to help nerve cells send and receive chemical messages, which in turn boosts mood.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Escitalopram: Oral tablet

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 tablet

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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Escitalopram: Oral tablet
Usage by Gender
71.7%
28.3%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
8.42%
24.85%
31.53%
35.19%
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