API Product   :    Escitalopram Oxalate
CEP   :    ¤
WCC   :    ?
Therapeutic Use    :    Psychoanaleptics Excluding Anti-Obesity Preparations
Psychoanaleptics Excluding Anti-Obesity Preparations
Originator   :    Lundbeck
CAS No.    :    128196-01-0
Trade Name.   :    LEXAPRO
Molecular Weight   :    324.392 g/mol
Molecular Formula   :    C20H21FN2O
Escitalopram is used to treat depression and anxiety. It works by helping to restore the balance of a certain natural substance (serotonin) in the brain.Escitalopram belongs to a class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI).
Escitalopram, sold under the brand names Cipralex and Lexapro among others, is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class.Escitalopram is mainly used to treat major depressive disorder or generalized anxiety disorder. It is taken by mouth. Common side effects include trouble sleeping, nausea, sexual problems, and feeling tired. More serious side effects may include suicide in people under the age of 25. It is unclear if use during pregnancy or breastfeeding is safe. Escitalopram is the (S)-stereoisomer of the earlier medication citalopram, hence the name escitalopram.