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How effective is escitalopram (Lexapro) for treating obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Lexapro (escitalopram) & OCD

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.

In brief: Lexapro (escitalopram) & OCD

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.
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