Disease Information for Citalopram (Celexa/Lexapro isomer) Administration/Toxicity

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Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Hyperserotoninemia/SSRI toxicity
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antidepressant medication (examples)
DRUG/Enantiomer of Congener Medication
DRUG/Levo isomer Preparation
DRUG/Psychoactive/sedative drug (category)
DRUG/Selective serotonin reuptake inhib/SSRI (example)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Citalopram (Celexa Lexapro isomer) admin, Brand name/Celexa (Citalopram), Brand name/Lexapro (Escitalopram) isomer, Britain-BNF/Cipramil (Citalopram), Synonym/Isomer Citalopram/Escitalopram (Lexapro)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$ Expensive medication
DRUG/1999 Approx. New drug (RX)
DRUG/Dose 20 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 40 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose liquid/syrup/suspension form
DRUG/Dose once daily (RX)
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Central CNS SSRI (Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) Drug; class of antidepressant drug restores serotonin levels to strategic synapse areas; safer than most and versatile; oral preparation (lexapro is levisomer form)

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