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Escitalopram induced bradycardia and syncope at therapeutic dose– A case report

Author : Khwaja Saifullah Zafar, Granth Kumar

Escitalopram is an antidepressant belonging to the class of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It is used to treat anxiety and major depressive disorder in adults and adolescents who are at least 12 years old. Common side effects include drowsiness, dizziness, insomnia, nausea, weight changes, and decreased sex drive.We report this case of escitalopram induced bradycardia and syncope for its rarity.


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