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Escitalopram Drug Interactions

A total of 1067 drugs (6120 brand and generic names) are known to interact with escitalopram.

  • 353 major drug interactions (2116 brand and generic names)
  • 661 moderate drug interactions (3822 brand and generic names)
  • 53 minor drug interactions (182 brand and generic names)

Show all medications in the database that may interact with escitalopram.

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Common medications checked in combination with escitalopram

escitalopram alcohol/food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food interaction with escitalopram

escitalopram disease Interactions

There are 9 disease interactions with escitalopram which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.

Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

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