citalopram

ci·tal·o·pram sī-'tal-ə-.pram, si- n an antidepressant drug that is administered orally in the form of its hydrobromide C20H21FN2O·HBr and functions as an SSRI see celexa

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n.
an antidepressant drug that acts by prolonging the action of the neurotransmitter serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine) in the brain (see SSRI). It is taken by mouth; side-effects may include dizziness, agitation, tremor, nausea, diarrhoea, and drowsiness. Trade name: Cipramil.

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