citalopram

noun
ci·​tal·​o·​pram | \ sī-ˈtal-ə-ˌpram, si- How to pronounce citalopram (audio) \

Medical Definition of citalopram

: a drug that functions as a SSRI and is administered orally in the form of its hydrobromide C20H21FN2O·HBr to treat depression and anxiety

Note: Citalopram is marketed under the trademark Celexa.

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“Citalopram.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/citalopram. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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