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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 in 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