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Descriptor in English: Citalopram
Descriptor in Spanish: Citalopram
Descriptor in Portuguese: Citalopram
Descriptor in French: Citalopram
Entry term(s): Celexa
Citalopram Hydrobromide
Cytalopram
Escitalopram
Escitalopram Oxalate
Lexapro
Lu-10-171
Lu10171
Seropram
Tree number(s): D02.092.831.170
D02.626.320
D03.633.100.127.187
Scope note: 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 dyskinesia.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
History Note: 1989; for ESCITALOPRAM use CITALOPRAM (NM) 2001-2002
DeCS UI: 23590
Descriptor UI: D015283
Date Established: 1989/01/01
Date of Entry: 1988/05/23
Revision Date: 2018/07/02
Citalopram - Preferred
Concept UI M0023529
Scope note 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 dyskinesia.
Preferred term Citalopram
Entry term(s) Cytalopram
Seropram - Narrower
Concept UI M000643423
Preferred term Seropram
Escitalopram - Narrower
Concept UI M0406596
Scope note S-enantiomer of citalopram.
Preferred term Escitalopram
Celexa - Narrower
Concept UI M000643424
Preferred term Celexa
Lu-10-171 - Narrower
Concept UI M0351278
Preferred term Lu-10-171
Entry term(s) Lu10171
Citalopram Hydrobromide - Narrower
Concept UI M000643213
Preferred term Citalopram Hydrobromide
Escitalopram Oxalate - Narrower
Concept UI M000643214
Preferred term Escitalopram Oxalate
Lexapro - Narrower
Concept UI M0504366
Scope note Trade name of escitalopram, the active S-enantiomer of the racemic citalopram.
Preferred term Lexapro



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