limiting doses of escitalopram (Cipralex)

Health Canada now recommends limiting doses of escitalopram (Cipralex)...due to possible QT prolongation and arrhythmias.

This follows recent dose limits for citalopram (Celexa, etc).

It's not surprising since escitalopram is the S-isomer of citalopram. Citalopram contains both the S- and R-isomers.

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