Citalopram can be used for treating depression. Citalopram is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). It works by restoring the check of serotonin, a natural substance within the brain, that helps to boost certain mood problems.
Use Citalopram as directed from your doctor.
Ask your medical provider questions maybe you have regarding how to utilize Citalopram.
Store Citalopram at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C). Brief storage at temperatures between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) is permitted. Store faraway from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store inside bathroom. Keep Citalopram from the reach of children and faraway from pets.
All medicines could potentially cause unwanted side effects, but a majority of folks have no, or minor, unwanted effects.
Check with your doctor if these most common negative effects persist or become bothersome:
Decreased virility or ability; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; increased sweating; lightheadedness whenever you stand or crunch; lack of appetite; nausea; stuffy nose; tiredness.
Seek medical assistance straight away if any of these severe side effects occur:
Severe allergy symptoms (rash; hives; itching; lack of breath; tightness in the chest; swelling in the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); absent menstrual period; bizarre behavior; black or bloody stools; chest pain; confusion; decreased concentration; decreased coordination; fainting; fast or irregular heartbeat; hallucinations; memory loss; new or worsening agitation, panic and anxiety attacks, aggressiveness, impulsiveness, irritability, hostility, exaggerated a sense well-being, restlessness, or inability to sit still; persistent, painful erection; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; severe or persistent anxiety or sleep disorders; severe or persistent headache; stomach pain; suicidal thoughts or attempts; tremor; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual or severe mental or mood changes; unusual weakness; vision changes; worsening of depression.
This is not a total listing of all unwanted effects that may occur. If you've questions on unwanted side effects, contact your medical provider.
Do NOT use Citalopram if:
Contact your doctor or health care provider without delay if any of these apply to you.
Some health conditions may connect to Citalopram. Tell your doctor or pharmacist when you have any medical conditions, particularly when any from the following apply to you:
Some medicines may communicate with Citalopram. Tell your doctor if you take some other medicines, especially any from the following:
This will not be a complete list of all interactions that will occur. Ask your health care provider if Citalopram may connect to other medicines which you take. Check together with your health care provider prior to starting, stop, or alter the dose of the medicine.
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