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Substance Name: Escitalopram oxalate [USAN:USP]
RN: 219861-08-2
UNII: 5U85DBW7LO
InChIKey: KTGRHKOEFSJQNS-BDQAORGHSA-N

Note

  • A furancarbonitrile that is one of the SEROTONIN UPTAKE INHIBITORS used as an antidepressant. The drug is also effective in reducing ethanol uptake in alcoholics and is used in depressed patients who also suffer from tardive dyskinesia in preference to tricyclic antidepressants, which aggravate this condition.

Molecular Formula

  • C20-H21-F-N2-O.C2-H2-O4

Molecular Weight

  • 414.4307
 

Classification Code

  • Antidepressant (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor)

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Escitalopram oxalate [USAN:USP]

Synonyms

  • Cipralex
  • Escitalopram oxalate
  • Lexapro
  • Lu 26-054-0
  • S-(+)-1-(3-(Dimethylamino)propyl)-1-(p-fluorophenyl)-5-phthalancarbonitrile oxalate
  • S-(+)-5-Isobenzofurancarbonitrile, 1-(3-(dimethylamino)propyl)-1-(4-fluorophenyl)-1,3-dihydro-, oxalate
  • UNII-5U85DBW7LO

Systematic Name

  • 5-Isobenzofurancarbonitrile, 1-(3-(dimethylamino)propyl)-1-(4-fluorophenyl)-1,3-dihydro-, (1S)-, ethanedioate (1:1)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 219861-08-2

FDA UNII

  • 5U85DBW7LO

System Generated Number

  • 0219861082

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • C20-H21-F-N2-O.C2-H2-O4

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C2-H2-O4
  • C20-H21-F-N2-O
  • COMPONENT

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C20H21FN2O.C2H2O4/c1-23(2)11-3-10-20(17-5-7-18(21)8-6-17)19-9-4-15(13-22)12-16(19)14-24-20;3-1(4)2(5)6/h4-9,12H,3,10-11,14H2,1-2H3;(H,3,4)(H,5,6)/t20-;/m0./s1

InChIKey

KTGRHKOEFSJQNS-BDQAORGHSA-N

Smiles

CN(C)CCC[C@]1(OCc2cc(ccc12)C#N)c3ccc(F)cc3.OC(=O)C(=O)O