Learning More About Escitalopram

How Should Escitalopram Be Stored?

Escitalopram should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture or heat. Both tablet and liquid forms should be kept in airtight containers.
 
Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.
 

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your escitalopram as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.
 

Available Strengths

Escitalopram tablets are available in three strengths:
 
  • Escitalopram 5 mg
  • Escitalopram 10 mg
  • Escitalopram 20 mg.
 
The liquid form is available in one strength: Lexapro® Oral Solution 5 mg per 5 mL (equal to 5 mg per teaspoonful).
 

Generic Escitalopram

This medication is available in generic form (see Generic Lexapro for more information).
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