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Escitalopram is often prescribed for the treatment of depression and generalized anxiety disorder, among other conditions of the brain. Part of a class of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, the medicine works by acting on a specific chemical within the brain known as serotonin. Escitalopram comes in tablet and liquid form, and is taken by mouth, usually once a day.
- Depression (also known as major depression or clinical depression)
- Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).