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NIMH Code: E-902
Compound Name: Escitalopram oxalate
Alternative Name: (1S)-1-[3-(dimethylamino)propyl]-1-(4-fluorophenyl)-3H-2-benzofuran-5-carbonitrile;oxalic acid
PubChemID: 146571
CAS: 219861-08-2
Molecular Formula: C20H21FN2O
Biological Activity: Serotonin 5-HT reuptake inhibitor, antidepressant, antixiolytic
References: Cipriani, A.; Purgato, M.; Furukawa, T.A.; Trespidi, C.; Imperadore, G.; Signoretti, A.; Churchill, R.; Watanabe, N.; Barbui, C., Cochrane Database Syst. Rev., 2012 7 (7): CD006534. Baldwin, D.S.; Asakura, S.; Koyama, T.; Hayano, T.; Hagino, A.; Reines, E.; Larsen, K., Eur. Neuropsychopharmacol., 2016, 26, 1062-1069.
Last Updated 2021-02-23 02:08 PM
Structure of E-902
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Since 1959, the NIMH Chemical Synthesis and Drug Supply Program has synthesized and distributed novel research chemicals, psychoactive drugs, and compounds that are unavailable from commercial sources to the scientific community working on research relevant to mental health.

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