What is Didesmethylcitalopram?

Didesmethylcitalopram is an active metabolite of the antidepressant drug citalopram (racemic). Didesmethylescitalopram is an active metabolite of the antidepressant escitalopram, the S-enantiomer of citalopram. Like citalopram and escitalopram, didesmethyl(es)citalopram functions as a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), and is responsible for some of its parents' therapeutic benefits.

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I was on Escitil for 3months. I stopped them suddenly and I started feeling bad.My doctor said I need to start the tablets again and I am on...

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Both are drugs of same group

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Escitalopram and Citalopram both are drugs of SSRI group....

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