Escitalopram (Cipralex®)

St. Joseph's Health Care London Pain Management Program

This is a fact sheet for patients about the SSRI Escitalopram (Cipralex) that explains what the drug is, how it works, how it should be taken and what precautions apply to this drug. Escitalopram is used to treat a wide range of mental health conditions, including unipolar depression (low mood), generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, panic disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

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