Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Which Enantiomer Is Fairest of Them All?

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A flurry of new versions of known drugs is entering psychiatry. These new drugs are made by removing 1 mirror-image stereoisomer from a mixture of 2 contained in the original drug—a strategy that may lead to some improvements over the originals.

J Clin Psychiatry 2002;63(8):656-657