Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
Next revision
Previous revision
meds:antidepressants:ssri:escitalopram [2019/12/13 13:25]
psychdb [Primer]
meds:antidepressants:ssri:escitalopram [2020/04/30 22:18] (current)
Line 1: Line 1:
 ====== Escitalopram (Cipralex) ====== ====== Escitalopram (Cipralex) ======
 +{{INLINETOC}}
 ===== Primer ===== ===== Primer =====
 **Escitalopram** (Tradename: //​Cipralex/////​Lexapro//​) is a medication in the [[meds:​antidepressants:​ssri:​home|]] class. **Escitalopram** (Tradename: //​Cipralex/////​Lexapro//​) is a medication in the [[meds:​antidepressants:​ssri:​home|]] class.
Line 6: Line 7:
 Metabolized by CYP2C19, 3A4 Metabolized by CYP2C19, 3A4
  
 +===== Escitalopram vs. Citalopram =====
 +<panel type="​info"​ title="​Recommended daily dose ranges for citalopram and escitalopram"​ subtitle=""​ no-body="​true"​ footer="​*Omeprazole increases plasma levels of citalopram and escitalopram,​
 +increasing the risk of QT prolongation and hyponatraemia.">​
 +^ Population ​                                       ^ Citalopram ​                           ^ Escitalopram ​                         ^
 +^ Adult 18-65 years\\ without risk factors ​         | • Starting: 20mg  \\ • Maximum: 40mg  | • Starting: 10mg  \\ • Maximum: 20mg  |
 +^ Adult >65 years or\\ impaired hepatic\\ function ​ | • Starting: 10mg  \\ • Maximum: 20mg  | • Starting: 5mg  \\ • Maximum: 10mg   |
 +^ Taking omeprazole* ​                               | • Starting: 20mg  \\ • Maximum: 20mg  | • Starting: 5mg  \\ • Maximum: 10mg   |
 +</​panel>​
 ===== Dosing ===== ===== Dosing =====
   * Start at 10mg   * Start at 10mg