Citalopram in the maintenance treatment of major depressive disorder.

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Sir: I read with interest the article by Franchini and colleagues on citalopram in the maintenance treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD). The study showed that no relapse was observed in the 4-month continuation period, during which patients were maintained on citalopram, 40 mg/day. However, during the 24-month maintenance phase, the dose was reduced… (More)