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Citalopram (& Escitalopram)
COMMON & BRAND NAMES
Celexa; Cipramil; Cipram; Lexapro
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Antidepressant; SSRI
CHEMICAL NAME
1-[3-(dimethylamino)propyl]-1-(4-fluorophenyl) 01,3-dihydro-5-isobenzofurancarbonitrile
DESCRIPTION
Citalopram is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) prescribed as an anti-depressant. It was approved by the FDA in 1998. The S-isomer "Escitalopram" was approved by the FDA first in 2002.
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