Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A drug of the SSRI class that is used primarily to treat depression.

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  • noun A selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor used to treat depression, anxiety, and body dysmorphic disorder.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[citalo- (from rearrangement of (ph)t(h)al(ene)c(arbon)i(trile), one of its constituents) + -pram, antidepressant suff. (pr(opyl) + am(ine)).]

Examples

  • At the end of the period, those who received citalopram, which is sold by a number of generic makers and under the brand name Celexa by Forest Laboratories Inc., were no better than those in the placebo group in terms of their general functioning or in their repetitive behaviors, the study found.

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  • Lin and his colleagues exposed male and female rat pups to the SSRI drug called citalopram just before and after birth and examined the animals' brains and behaviors as they grew into adulthood.

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  • Lin and his colleagues exposed male and female rat pups to the SSRI drug called citalopram just before and after birth and examined the animals' brains and behaviors as they grew into adulthood.

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  • Certain medications, including SSRI antidepressants such as citalopram (Celexa and generic) and fluoxetine (Prozac and generic), can cause excessive yawning as a side effect.

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  • Certain medications, including SSRI antidepressants such as citalopram (Celexa and generic) and fluoxetine (Prozac and generic), can cause excessive yawning as a side effect.

    Q&A: What's causing my constant yawning?

  • Antidepressants such as citalopram, fluvoxamine, amitriptyline, paroxetime, imipramine, and nortriptyline must also be reported to your doctor before taking Adipex.

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  • GNAI3 (Module 4) is associated with some antidepressants such as citalopram, fluoxetine, paroxetine and sertraline.

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  • In the latest study, the final part of a government-funded trial, 151 mothers were treated with a single antidepressant, usually citalopram brand name: Celexa.

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  • He had already tried counselling and cognitive behavioural therapy, so just as his band were recording their debut record, he was prescribed citalopram.

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  • The words are from Anti-D, the first single from the Wombats' latest album, This Modern Glitch, and describe in vivid detail the battle that frontman Matthew Murphy has had with depression, and the citalopram he was prescribed to treat it.

    Wombats against depression

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