Active ingredients: escitalopram
What it is used for
- Treatment of major depression. - Treatment of social anxiety disorder (social phobia). - Treatment of generalised anxiety disorder. - Treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Oral
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Lifetime is 24 Months.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
White to off-white, round, film coated tablets plain on one side and scored on the other side which contain escitalopram (as oxalate) 15mg.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4: Prescription Only Medicine.
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient escitalopram
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf)