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Compound Summary for: CID 146570

Citalopram

Also known as: Escitalopram, (S)-Citalopram, S(+)-Citalopram, Lexapro, (+)-Citalopram, S-(+)-Citalopram, 128196-01-0, CHEBI:36791, UNII-4O4S742ANY
Molecular Formula: C20H21FN2O   Molecular Weight: 324.391943   InChIKey: WSEQXVZVJXJVFP-FQEVSTJZSA-N
A furancarbonitrile that is one of the SEROTONIN UPTAKE INHIBITORS used as an antidepressant. The drug is also effective in reducing ethanol uptake in alcoholics and is used in depressed patients who also suffer from tardive dyskinesia in preference to tricyclic antidepressants, which aggravate this condition.   From: MeSH
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