A member asked:

How effective is escitalopram (lexapro) for treating obsessive compulsive disorder (ocd)?

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Dr. Alan Ali answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

That would be off-label use, since it is approved for Major depression & Generalized anxiety. Some benefit from Lexapro (escitalopram) if dosed high enough & tolerated well.

Answered Apr 18, 2015



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