Sedopram 20 mg

Citalopram 20 mg

Pharmacology
Mechanism of Action
Inhibits the reuptake of serotonin in presynaptic neurons; little or no affinity for dopamine, alpha-adrenergic histamine, or cholinergic receptor

Absorption
Bioavailability: 80%
Peak serum time: 1-6 hr (4 hr average)
Onset: 1-4 weeks for depression; full response may not be seen until 8-12 weeks after initiating treatment

Distribution
Protein bound: 80%
Vd: 12 L/kg

Metabolism
Mainly via hepatic P450 enzymes CYP3A4 and CYP2C19
Metabolites: Insignificant potency

Elimination
Half-life: 24-48 hr
Dialyzable: No
Renal clearance: 66 mL/min
Total body clearance: 330 mL/min
Excretion: Urine (10%)

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use Sedopram 20 mg only for the indication prescribed.