Letters NHS drug budget

Flawed assumption in analysis

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d448 (Published 01 February 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d448
  1. David J Nutt, professor1
  1. 1Imperial College London, London, UK
  1. d.nutt{at}imperial.ac.uk

The analysis by Moon and colleagues contains a flawed assumption: that citalopram is a generic variant of escitalopram.1 In reality, citalopram is a racemic mixture and escitalopram the …

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