Escitalopram Film-Coated Tablet (LEXDIN<sup>®</sup>)Escitalopram Film-Coated Tablet (LEXDIN<sup>®</sup>)

Escitalopram Film-Coated Tablet (LEXDIN®)

What is Lexdin used for?

Lexdin is an antidepressant drug used for the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD), or Panic Disorder in adults.

How much and how often should Lexdin be taken?

For patients with depression, Lexdin is given at 20 to 60 mg daily by mouth. For treatment of panic disorder, dose starts at 10 mg up to a maximum of 60 mg daily by mouth.

For Generalized-Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), dose of Lexdin is similar to those used in depression.

Elderly patients are given with half the usual recommended dose and a lower maximum dose.

What are the possible side effects of Lexdin?

Side effects of Lexdin include decreased blood pressure, gastrointestinal disturbances, skin rash and urticaria. Other possible side effects are seizures and extrapyramidal symptoms such as dystonia and dyskinesias.

What does Lexdin pack contain?

Lexdin is escitalopram 10 mg film-coated tablet, available in blister pack of 10’s in a box of 30’s.

FDA Registration number:


10 mg Php 16.74