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Citalopram vs. Fluoxetine

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Citalopramnoun

(pharmaceutical drug) A drug that functions as a SSRI and is administered orally in the form of its hydrobromide C20H21FN2O·HBr to treat depression and anxiety. It is marketed under the trademark Celexa.

Fluoxetinenoun

(pharmaceutical drug) A synthetic compound which inhibits the uptake of serotonin in the brain and is taken to treat depression.

Citalopram

Citalopram, sold under the brand name Celexa among others, is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is used to treat major depressive disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and social phobia.

Fluoxetinenoun

a selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor commonly prescribed as an antidepressant (trade name Prozac)

Fluoxetine

Fluoxetine, sold under the brand names Prozac and Sarafem among others, is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is used for the treatment of major depressive disorder, obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD), bulimia nervosa, panic disorder, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder.

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