Citalopram effective in managing hot flashes

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Good efficacy and minimal toxicity make citalopram a candidate for managing hot flashes associated with tamoxifen use, according to US researchers. “Many of the effective selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors evaluated for hot flashes, namely paroxetine and fluoxetine, are potent inhibitors of CYP2D6 and cannot be used to manage tamoxifen-associated hot flashes,” explain Debra Barton (Mayo […]