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Active ingredients: escitalopram
What it is used for
Treatment of major depression, social anxiety disorder (social phobia), generalised anxiety disorder and 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
- Store in a Dry Place
- Shelf lifetime is 30 Months.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
White to off-white, oval, biconvex film-coated tablets with breakline on one side and plain on other side having approximate dimensions, length about 8.0 mm and width about 5.5 mm.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on November 1, 2018. 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.
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems