Citalopram

In the US, Citalopram (citalopram systemic) is a member of the drug class selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and is used to treat Agitation, Anxiety and Stress, Bipolar Disorder, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Depression, Dysthymia, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Neuralgia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Occipital Neuralgia, Panic Disorder, Postpartum Depression, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, Severe Mood Dysregulation, Trichotillomania and Vulvodynia.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N06AB04

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0059729-33-8

Chemical Formula

C20-H21-F-N2-O

Molecular Weight

324

Therapeutic Category

Antidepressant: Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI)

Chemical Name

1-[3-(Dimethylamino)propyl]-1-(p-fluorophenyl)-5-phthalancarbonitrile

Foreign Names

  • Citalopramum (Latin)
  • Citalopram (German)
  • Citalopram (French)
  • Citalopram (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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