Lexapro Information from Forest Laboratories, Inc.
Drug manufacturer's website containing information on Lexapro.
Lexapro Information from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
From the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research.
MedlinePlus Drug Information: Escitalopram (marketed as Lexapro)
Lexapro information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
Public Health Advisory: Serotonin Syndrome
Information from the FDA about the combined use of triptans (for treating migraine headaches) and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (such as Lexapro and other antidepressants), which may result in life-threatening serotonin syndrome.
Public Health Advisory: Treatment Challenges of Depression in Pregnancy
Information from the FDA about the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (such as Lexapro) and other antidepressants during pregnancy.
Antidepressant Use in Children, Adolescents, and Adults
From the FDA, with a request that manufacturers of all antidepressant drugs include and/or expand warning statements alerting healthcare providers to an increased risk of suicidal thoughts and behavior in children and adolescents who take these drugs.
FDA Public Health Advisory: Suicidality in Adults Being Treated with Antidepressant Medications
Information from the FDA, as part of its ongoing efforts to study the risk of suicidal behavior in adults who are being treated with antidepressant medication.
Diagnosis, treatment, and other information about depression from the National Cancer Institute and the U.S. National Institutes of Health.
The Lowdown on Depression
Article published by FDA Consumer Magazine (January-February 2003).
International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression (iFred.org)
Information and resources from iFred, an organization dedicated to researching the causes of depression and supporting those dealing with depression.
Depression and Mood Disorders
Depression information from the National Mental Health Association, a nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness.
Depression Fact Sheet
Information from the FDA's Office of Women's Health.
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