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Citalopram Description

Citalopram offered under trademark Celexa and others is an antidepressant drug of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. Being an effective antidepressant, Citalopram belongs to a group of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors that offer a drastic influence on the organism stabilizing all its functions and handling depression disorders. Celexa is initially utilized to eliminate the signs of depression, though it may also be taken for other conditions not mentioned in the safety guide. A few of the off-label disorders that Celexa (Citalopram) is often used to treat are anxiety, panic attack, dysthymia, premenstrual dysphoric condition, body dysmorphic condition, and obsessivecompulsive disorder. It has United States Food and Drug Administration approval to deal with significant anxiety, which was received in 1998.

The best ways to Take
Take this drug with or without a meal as directed by your doctor, usually once daily in the early morning or evening. Inform your medical professional and pharmacist about all the items you utilize (i.e. prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and organic products).

Side Effects
Lots of people using this medication do not experience serious side effects, but just like other medication Citalopram may set off many common negative effects, including: stress and anxiety, sleeping disorders, yawning, weak point, lightheadedness, drowsiness, excess sweating, weight change and others. However, these side effects are likely to disappear within a few days. Inform your doctor or seek medical help in case more dangerous complications began bothering you, specifically allergies, vision conditions, increased serotonin levels, reduced sodium levels, responses of the central nerve system and others.

How to order Celexa online
Order Celexa only after you talked to a doctor. Never perform self-medication. The overdose can trigger the immediate death.

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Generic Celexa is used in the treatment of depression; anxiety and stress; postpartum depression and belongs to the drug class selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. Generic Celexa is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).

How to take

Take this medication orally usually once daily, with or without food; or as directed by your doctor. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy. It is important to continue taking this medication as prescribed even if you feel well. Also, do not stop taking this medication without consulting your doctor. It may take up to several weeks before the full benefit of this drug takes effect.

Side effects

Side effects include:

  • Nausea, drowsiness, diarrhea, trouble sleeping, upset stomach, or dry mouth may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen,notify your doctor promptly.

Tell your doctor immediately if any of these serious side effects occur:

  • vomiting, loss of appetite, unusual or severe mental/mood changes, increased sweating/flushing, unusual fatigue, uncontrolled movements (tremor).

Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur:

  • blurred vision, stomach pain, fever, joint pain, muscle pain, unusually fast heartbeat, decreased interest in sex, changes in sexual ability, change in amount of urine. Tell your doctor immediately if any of these highly unlikelybut very serious side effects occur: weight changes, taste changes, changes in menstrual period, unusual swelling of the hands/feet/face, seizures, painful and/or prolonged erection. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.


Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: liver problems, kidney problems, seizures, heart problems, other mental/mood disorders (e.g., bipolar disorder), thyroid problems, any allergies. This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy; use caution engaging in activities requiring alertness such as driving or using machinery. Limit alcoholic beverages. The elderly should take caution when using this product because they may be more sensitive to the effects of the drug. This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. This drug passes into breast milk. Because of the potential risk to the infant, breast-feeding while using this drug is not recommended. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Drug interactions

Certain medications taken with this product could result in serious, even fatal, drug interactions. Avoid taking MAO inhibitors (e.g., furazolidone, isocarboxazid, linezolid, moclobemide, phenelzine, procarbazine, selegiline, tranylcypromine) within 2 weeks before or after treatment with this medication. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for additional information.

This drug is not recommended for use with: weight loss drugs (e.g., sibutramine, phentermine). Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more details.

Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription medication you may use, especially: other SSRI antidepressants (e.g., fluoxetine, sertraline), nefazodone, trazodone, tramadol, venlafaxine, "triptan" migraine drugs (e.g., sumatriptan, zolmitriptan), tricyclic antidepressants (e.g., amitriptyline, nortriptyline), cimetidine, lithium, itraconazole, macrolide antibiotics (e.g., clarithromycin, erythromycin), any herbal/ natural products (e.g., melatonin, St John's wort, ayahuasca). Tell your doctor if you take any drugs that cause drowsiness such as: medicine for sleep, sedatives, tranquilizers, anti- anxiety drugs (e.g., diazepam), narcotic pain relievers (e.g., codeine), psychiatric medicines (e.g., phenothiazines such as chlorpromazine), anti-seizure drugs (e.g., carbamazepine), muscle relaxants, certain antihistamines (e.g., diphenhydramine). Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

Missed dose

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.


Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) away from light and moisture.