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Test ID: FESC    
Escitalopram, Serum/Plasma

Reference Values Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.

Reporting limit determined each analysis


Synonym(s):  Celexa/Lexapro


Steady-state peak plasma levels from patients on regimen of

10 or 30 mg/day of Escitalopram:

21 and 64 ng/mL, respectively, and occur at approximately

4 hours post dose.


This test is not Chiral specific. Patients who have taken Racemic

Citalopram (Celexa), as opposed to Escitalopram (Lexapro), within

the past 3 days may have falsely elevated values.


Test Performed By:    NMS Labs

                                          3701 Welsh Road

                                          Willow Grove, PA   19090-0437