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Is Citalopram the same as Celexa?

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Posted on Fri, 11 Jul 2014
Question: Is citalopram the same as Celexa?
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Answered by Dr. Chobufo Ditah (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Yes, they are same!

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you so much for this query.

Celexa and citalopram are the same. The active ingredient of this medication is citalopram . Celexa is a brand name that contains citalopram as the active ingredient. Marketed citalopram is the generic form. They are the same in every aspect and do exactly the same functions.

I hope this addresses your query fully. I wish you well and thank you so much for using our services. Feel free to ask for more information and clarifications should need be.
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Is Citalopram the same as Celexa?

Brief Answer: Yes, they are same! Detailed Answer: Hi and thank you so much for this query. Celexa and citalopram are the same. The active ingredient of this medication is citalopram . Celexa is a brand name that contains citalopram as the active ingredient. Marketed citalopram is the generic form. They are the same in every aspect and do exactly the same functions. I hope this addresses your query fully. I wish you well and thank you so much for using our services. Feel free to ask for more information and clarifications should need be.