Teva gets U.S. nod to market Lexapro generic | Reuters

Reuters – Drug regulators gave the nod on Wednesday to Teva Pharmaceuticals to sell a cheaper copycat version of Lexapro antidepressant tablets in the United States.The medicine, known generically as escitalopram, was originally made by Forest Laboratories Inc. It treats depression and general anxiety disorder in adults.Symptoms of depression, such as loss of interest in usual activities or insomnia, can interfere with peoples ability to work, sleep and go about their daily lives, the Food and Drug Administration said. Episodes often occur throughout a lifetime.

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