Patent Number: 6,762,308

Title: Method for the preparation of citalopram

Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for the preparation of citalopram by alkylation of a 1-(4-fluorophenyl)-1,3-dihydroisobenzofurane derivative.

Inventors: Petersen; Hans (Vanl.o slashed.se, DK)

Assignee: H. Lundbeck A/S

International Classification: C07D 307/00 (20060101); C07D 307/87 (20060101); C07D 307/87 ()

Expiration Date: 07/12016