What Are You Struggling With?

Escitalopram (Lexapro )

What is the Generic Name for Lexapro?

Escitalopram

What is the Trade Name for Escitalopram?

Lexapro

What are the Indications of Escitalopram (Lexapro )?

  • Major depressive disorder
  • Anxiety disorder
  • PCD
  • PTSD
  • Social phobia

What are the Actions of Escitalopram (Lexapro )?

Selectively inhibits reuptake of serotonin

What is the Therapeutic Class of Escitalopram (Lexapro )?

Antidepressant

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Escitalopram (Lexapro )?

SSRI

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Date Published - Mar 25, 2015
Date Modified - Jun 10, 2016

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.