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escitalopram (Cipralex)


Following a full submission

escitalopram (Cipralex) is accepted for use within NHSScotland for the treatment of generalised anxiety disorder in situations where pharmacological therapy is appropriate.

Escitalopram shows similar efficacy to the other selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor licensed for the treatment of generalised anxiety disorder.

Drug Details

Drug Name: escitalopram (Cipralex)
SMC Drug ID: 253/06
Manufacturer: Lundbeck Ltd
Indication: Generalised anxiety disorder
BNF Category:
Sub Category: 4.3 Antidepressant drugs
Submission Type: Full submission
Status: Accepted
Date Advice Published: 8 May 2006

Archived Advice

Resubmission 7 March 2003
Full submission 8 November 2002