Major depressive episodes
10-20 mg once daily, initially for 2-4 wk for symptomatic treatment, then at least 6 mth further for consolidation of response. Panic disorder w/ or w/o agoraphobia
Initially 5 mg daily for the 1st wk, then increase to 10 mg/day. Max: 20 mg/day. Social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder
10 mg once daily. Max: 20 mg/day. Reduced hepatic function
5 mg daily for the 1st 2 wk, may be increased to 10 mg. Obsessive-compulsive disorder
10 mg once daily. Max: 20 mg/day.