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In the US, Citalopram (citalopram systemic) is a member of the drug class selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and is used to treat Agitation, Anxiety and Stress, Bipolar Disorder, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Depression, Dissociative Identity Disorder, Excoriation Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Hot Flashes, Neuralgia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Occipital Neuralgia, Panic Disorder, Persistent Depressive Disorder, Postpartum Depression, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, Severe Mood Dysregulation, Somatoform Pain Disorder, Trichotillomania and Vulvodynia.

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Therapeutic Category

Antidepressant: Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI)

Chemical Name


Foreign Names

  • Citalopramum (Latin)
  • Citalopram (German)
  • Citalopram (French)
  • Citalopram (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Citalopram (OS: DCF, BAN)
  • LU 10-171 (IS)
  • Citalopram (PH: USP 41)
  • Citalopram Hydrobromide (OS: BANM, USAN)
  • LU 10-171-B (Lundbeck) (IS)
  • Nitalapram Hydrobromide (IS)
  • Citalopram (bromhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 9.3)
  • Citalopram Hydrobromide (PH: BP 2018, USP 41)
  • Citalopram hydrobromide (PH: Ph. Eur. 9.3)
  • Citalopramhydrobromid (PH: Ph. Eur. 9.3)
  • Citaloprami hydrobromidum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9.3)
  • Citalopram Hydrochloride (OS: BANM)
  • Citalopram (chlorhydrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 9.3)
  • Citalopram hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 9.3)
  • Citalopram Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2018)
  • Citalopramhydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 9.3)
  • Citaloprami hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9.3)

Brand Names


TermDefinition BAN British Approved Name BANM British Approved Name (Modified) DCF Dénomination Commune Française IS Inofficial Synonym OS Official Synonym PH Pharmacopoeia Name Rec.INN Recommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization) USAN United States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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