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citalopram


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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 for the treatment of depression and panic disorder; side-effects may include dizziness, agitation, tremor, nausea, and diarrhoea. Trade name: Cipramil.

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