Children, as safety and eﬃcacy have not been established in this population.
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors: Cases of serious reactions have been reported in patients receiving an SSRI such as Escitalopram in combination with a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI), and in patients who have recently discontinued an SSRI and have been started on an MAOI.
Some cases presented with features resembling serotonin syndrome.
Escitalopram should not be used in combination with a MAOI. Escitalopram may be started 14 days after discontinuing treatment with a MAOI. At least 7 days should elapse after discontinuing Escitalopram treatment before starting a MAOI.