Amantin Special Precautions



Akums Drug


Bell-Kenz Pharma


Full Prescribing Info
Special Precautions
Mania: Escitalopram should be discontinued in any patient entering a manic phase.
Paradoxical anxiety: Some patients with panic disorder may experience increased anxiety symptoms at the start of treatment with antidepressants.
Seizures: Escitalopram should be discontinued in any patient who develops seizures. It should be avoided in patients with unstable epilepsy and patients with controlled epilepsy should be closely monitored.
Diabetes mellitus: Patients with diabetes mellitus, treatment with Escitalopram may alter glycaemic control, due to improvement of depressive symptoms.
Suicide: As improvement may not occur during the first few weeks or more of treatment, patients should be closely monitored during this period.
Haemorrhage: There have been reports of cutaneous bleeding abnormalities, such as ecchymoses and purpura, with Escitalopram.
Use in Children: Use in children and adolescents (<18 years) is not recommended since efficacy has not been investigated in this population.
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