new SSRI antidepressant called Cipralex

There is a new SSRI antidepressant called Cipralex in Canada.

It is marketed under the brand name Lexapro in the U.S.

Cipralex (escitalopram) is just the S-isomer of Celexa (citalopram). Celexa contains both the S-isomer and the R-isomer. The S-isomer is responsible for the antidepressant effects...and the R-isomer might contribute to some of the side effects.

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