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E4786 Sigma-Aldrich

Escitalopram oxalate

≥98% (HPLC), powder

Synonym: S-(+)-Citalopram oxalate, S-(+)-1-[3-(Dimethylamino)propyl]-1-(4-fluorophenyl)-1,3-dihydro-5-isobenzofurancarbonitrile oxalate

  • CAS Number 219861-08-2

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C20H21FN2O · C2H2O4

  • Molecular Weight 414.43

  •  MDL number MFCD06407826

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329799062

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Description

General description

Escitalopram oxalate is an anti-depressant. It is used to treat panic disorder and major depressive disorder(MDD).

Application

Escitalopram oxalate has been used as an antidepressant in rats exposed to chronic mild stress (CMS). It has also been used for scintillation proximity-based thermostability assay.

Packaging

10, 50 mg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Escitalopram is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), the S-enantiomer and eutomer of citalopram.

Features and Benefits

This compound was developed by Forest Labs. To browse the list of other pharma-developed compounds and Approved Drugs/Drug Candidates, click here.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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