Generic name: Citalopram
Sold under these brand names:  Akarin, Celexa, Cipramil, Citrol, Cipraned , Citalopram, Seropram 


It is used to treat major depressive disorderobsessive compulsive disorderpanic disorder, and social phobia. The antidepressant effects may take one to four weeks to occur. It is taken by mouth.


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Final Labelling Citalopram