Escitalopram
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Escitalopram?

(es sye TAL oh pram)

• This medicine is used to treat anxiety.

• This medicine is used to treat depression.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with caution. You could have more side effects.

• If you have bleeding problems, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have seizures or are on seizure medicine, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have had an ulcer or bleeding from your stomach or intestines, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have been taking this medicine for several weeks, talk with healthcare provider before stopping. You may want to gradually withdraw this medicine.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

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