escitalopram

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es·ci·tal·o·pram

 (ĕs′ĭ-tăl′ō-prăm′)
n.
A drug of the SSRI class, C22H21FN2O, that is a stereoisomer of citalopram and is given in the form of its oxalate to treat depression and anxiety.

[es-, isomer pref. (pronunciation spelling of the first letter of S-stereoisomer, isomer with counterclockwise rotation, from Latin sinister, left-handed; see sinister) + citalopram.]
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escitalopram

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