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escitalopram (Cipralex)

Advice

In the absence of a submission from the holder of the marketing authorisation

escitalopram (Cipralex) is not recommended for use within NHSScotland for the treatment of social anxiety disorder.

The holder of the marketing authorisation has not made a submission to SMC regarding this product in this indication. As a result we cannot recommend its use within NHSScotland.

Drug Details

Drug Name: escitalopram (Cipralex)
SMC Drug ID: 475/08
Manufacturer: Lundbeck Ltd
Indication: for the treatment of social anxiety disorder
BNF Category:
Sub Category: 4.3 Antidepressant drugs
Submission Type: Non submission
Status: Not Recommended
Date Advice Published: 12 May 2008

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