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escitalopram 5mg, 10mg, 15mg and 20mg tablets and 10mg/ml oral drops (Cipralex)

Advice

Following a full submission

escitalopram (Cipralex®) is not recommended for use within NHS Scotland for treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder.

The manufacturer did not present a sufficiently robust economic analysis to gain acceptance by SMC.

Drug Details

Drug Name: escitalopram 5mg, 10mg, 15mg and 20mg tablets and 10mg/ml oral drops (Cipralex)
SMC Drug ID: 406/07
Manufacturer: Lundbeck Ltd
Indication: obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
BNF Category:
Sub Category: 4.3 Antidepressant drugs
Submission Type: Full submission
Status: Not Recommended
Date Advice Published: 8 October 2007

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